If only the main stream media was able grow a pair and stopped fawning like teenage girls over Donald Trump, then maybe the Republican electorate would have a real choice in this election instead of being led by an egotistical nut with small hands.
A Jewish news organization announced Monday it will implement a 24-hour ban on publishing any content regarding presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.
“The attack on journalists, and journalism, that we are witnessing today is of a more significant and far more dangerous order of magnitude than anything I’ve seen over decades in this business,” The Forward’s editor-in-chief, Jane Eisner, wrote in a piece published Monday.
While Eisner wrote that it is usually better for journalists to “grow a thick skin” and ignore attacks, she said Trump demanded a bolder response.
Eisner said many journalists are experiencing anti-Semitism coming from the “alt-right,” which she defines as “shadowy white supremacists who mainly hide behind the anonymity of Twitter to traffic in horrible Holocaust imagery and directly threaten Jews.”
“Many of these threats draw on connections with Trump’s presidential campaign, using Trump’s image and targeting his critics, including several of our regular writers,” the piece said.
“Even if you don’t believe that the presumed Republican standard bearer has stoked this cyber-hate (which is a generous assumption), you have to admit that he appears to have done nothing to minimize or condemn it.”
In response, the news organization decided to implement a “Trumpatorium,” in which it will refrain from publishing anything that mentions Trump’s name or his campaign for 24 hours beginning 5 a.m. on Tuesday.
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