The CNN censor-everything-that-doesn’t-fit-the-Left-narrative nutbags are at it again.
These are the same two assclowns who prodded racist Shirley Sherrod to bring a defamation lawsuit against Andrew Breitbart.
Anchors Kyra Phillips and John Roberts discussed the “mixed blessing of the internet,” and agreed that there should be a crackdown on anonymous bloggers who disparage others on the internet.
“There are so many great things that the internet does and has to offer, but at the same time, Kyra, as you know, there is this dark side,” Roberts said. “Imagine what would have happened if we hadn’t taken a look at what happened with Shirley Sherrod and plumbed the depths further and found out that what had been posted on the internet was not in fact reflective of what she said.”
Which is bullshit, because her entire speech is rife with exactly what she said.
……But Phillips replied that the mainstream media “can’t always do that.”
“There’s going to have be a point in time where these people have to be held accountable,” Phillips said. “How about all these bloggers that blog anonymously? They say rotten things about people and they’re actually given credibility, which is crazy.
Giving credibilty to a leftwing ideologue masquerading as a “reporter”, is crazy.
Phillips demanded to know what Andrew Keen thought needed to be done. Keen, author of “The Cult of the Amateur: How Today’s Internet is Killing Our Culture,” who suggested that there needs to be an internet “gatekeeper,” had been interviewed by Roberts and quoted in the segment.
Bloggers are absolutely killing the leftwing chokehold on information and providing the average citizen with facts that refute them. The good thing about the internet is the wide selection of sources and counterpoints to what you see and hear on the MSM. That’s what really gnaws at these pompous jackasses.
Indignant leftwingnuts tend to forget that when it comes to political commentary, facts, figures, and information, most intelligent people can sort the wheat from the chaff.
“Well what Andrew talked about with me was this idea of a gatekeeper but there are huge first amendment rights that come into play here – freedom of speech and all that. And he said the people who need to be the gatekeepers are the media to check into these stories,” said Roberts.
“Gatekeepers”….self appointed media hacks or government?
Phillips wanted to go even further, asking if “there’s going to come a point where something’s going to have to be done legally” about anonymous bloggers.
“There has to be some point where there’s some accountability. And companies, especially in the media have to stop giving these anonymous bloggers credit,” she said.
Speaking of accountability; you can bet your ass that’s exactly what bloggers are doing for sockpuppets like Phillips.