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PBC News & Comment: Smears, Lies and Deception

Corporate media goes deep on Ford’s accusations against Kavanaugh, with too much coverage and too little news…more media malpractice….–Limbaugh intentionally mispronounces Dr. Blasy as “Dr. Ballsy” as attacks on alleged victim grow nastier

NY Times debunks 5 big lies that have been used to discredit her

–GOP evangelical leaders dismiss allegations in rush to confirm the guy who they hope will overturn Roe v. Wade

–Yale Law power couple whose daughter clerks for Kavanaugh send mixed messages about his view of women

–in op-ed, Alabama law professor makes the case for impeaching Kavanaugh if he is confirmed

–in our latest in-depth interview, attorney Ron Fein makes the case for impeaching Trump without delay

–in powerful essay at The Nation, Marine veteran of Afghan war blasts Dems for morphing into some of the biggest hawks

NY Times runs lengthy recap of Russiagate with caveat: “Plausible case….(that) cannot be proved or disproved”

–Bob Woodward told interviewer he didn’t find any evidence of Trump-Russia collusion

–at ConsortiumNews, veteran reporter John Pilger blasts the media

–FAIR analyzed the guests on NPR’s Morning Edition, and they lean to the right

–Facebook is expanding its “fake news” censorship to photos and videos

–Korean leaders make progress, as Kim asks for another meeting with Trump

–will Trump sign budget bill and avoid shutdown? Repubs are nervous

–Michael Moore’s latest agitprop, Fahrenheit 11/9 debuts this weekend

–my old friend Tom Campbell, former congressman and former Republican, floats plan for 3rd party in California