Posted on Categories News & Comment

PBC News & Comment: Talking Back to Rachel Maddow, Again

Ripping Rachel Maddow’s nightly Russiagate telenovela, PBC notes her reports are riddled with speculation, inference, unproven claims of “Russian agents”, more…–you’ll hear an excerpt from Maddow’s October 9 report with corrective commentary from your humble host

–at The Nation, Aaron Mate argues that “Russiagate is more fiction than fact”

–at ConsortiumNews, Bob Parry ridicules the exaggerated reporting of Washington Post and NY Times on “Russia-linked” Google ads

–South Korean lawmaker discloses that North Korean hackers stole classified plans to “decapitate” Kim Jong Un

–new report in WaPo, based mostly on anonymous sources, says angry Trump is self-destructive

–in Barcelona, Catalan leader puts declaration of independence on hold, seeks talks with Madrid

–Israel approves plans for 3,700 new illegal settlement homes

–Las Vegas sheriff changes timeline, says there is “no indication” of second shooter