Big League Politics’ Neil W. McCabe was featured Friday on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s “The Investigators,” program about journalism in the Age of Trump, where he talked about #fakenews, the mainstream media and the tendency of reporters to keep secrets instead of telling them.
“I think people ought to be concerned if people in the government are going after Facebook over #fakenews,” McCabe said to the show’s host Diane Swain. “You don’t want some bureaucrat deciding what #fakenews is—you want a competing media outlet to go after it.”
McCabe said the solution is the marketplace of ideas.
“Chevrolet and Ford watch each other, so nobody can get away with too much, so that is the antidote to so-called #fakenews,” he said.
McCabe joined Big League Politics as a national political reporter after covering Capitol Hill for Breitbart News. In addition to other journalist positions, such as the DC Bureau chief of One America News Network and staff reporter for The Pilot, Boston’s Catholic paper, he deployed to Iraq for 15 months as a combat historian.
“The truth is that reporters keep more secrets than they ever tell,” he said. “Reporters are actually the ones who hold secrets back from people, because they want to protect relationships, or they don’t think the readers or the audience can handle it.”
“What we’re trying to do is we are saying: ‘We don’t have those relationships and so we’re looking to tell the truth as it is.”
Watch the interview here:
Swain asked McCabe what Canadians should know about the American political coverage, which she said was not as contentious or harsh as it is in the United States.
“People tell me: ‘Why can’t we go back to the 1970s when everyone in Washington got along,” he said.
“Well, in the 1970s, the Democrats railroaded out of the White House a president, who won 49 states,” he said. “I would say, there is always going to be that polarization, that divisiveness.”
In America, politics gets polarized because the White House and the presidency are winner-take-all, he said. “Whereas in a parliamentary system, you can sort of fiddle in the middle.”
Canadians have to understand that the American media is a free-for-all, he said.
“It’s that clash of ideas, but it’s also competing elites, there’s regionalism, I mean, this a big country of 300 million people and it’s all smashing together all the time,” he said.
Despite the vibrancy of the marketplace of ideas, there is an establishment in the United States that controls the government bureaucracy, the media, the universities and the corporate boardrooms, he said.
“They want to hold onto the power that they have.”
“The big media outlets, like the CNNs, The New York Times, The Washington Post, they put out that narrative that carries the day, and that narrative is usually the establishment narrative and it doesn’t always reflect what going on,” he said.
Leftist Thug Targets Roger Stone’s Handicapped Wife for Vicious Attack in Own Neighborhood
This is real domestic terrorism.
A leftist thug assaulted Roger Stone’s handicapped wife while she was walking her dog in her neighborhood on Thursday.
The Proud Boys posted the following notice on their Telegram confirming the incident: “Roger Stone’s handicapped wife beaten badly by deranged leftist man while walking her dog in her own neighborhood, currently in hospital.”
Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio posted a comment from Stone’s spokesman, Rev. Randy Coggins, who sadly confirmed the news about the vicious attack that took place.
“It is true that Nydia Stone was attacked by a leftist on a bicycle in front of their home and that she was already convalescing from a very bad dog bite sustained the week before and reported Broward County animal control. This re-opened a gash in her knee which required a visit to the emergency room,” Coggins said.
However, her injuries were far from life-threatening, although they will require surgery. She is already back home and recovering.
“Her injury will require surgery but she is home and doing fine and more angry than she is injured. It’s amazing how many hundreds of thousands of people have inquired with their questions and offered their prayers. The Stone family is grateful,” Coggins stated.
Big League Politics has reported about Stone’s miraculous political awakening after being railroaded by federal deep state scum:
Recently commuted political operative Roger Stone has two men to thank for his newfound freedom: President Donald Trump, and, more importantly, Jesus Christ.
Stone has been involved in political dirty tricks throughout his career and has never been a member of the Christian Right, to put it mildly, but his attempted railroading has caused him to become close to Jesus Christ and discover his faith.
He told CBN News about how he attended an outdoor church service in Florida held by Franklin Graham in January. This was during a low point of his life, and Stone finally summoned the courage to accept Christ as his savior.
“At that moment, I felt the calling,” Stone said. “I stood up with 500 other people. I wasn’t the slightest bit embarrassed. I confess that I was a sinner. I repeated a pledge that he recited, and it was as if a cement block was lifted off my chest. I can’t even explain it.”
“I was never scared. I was never worried. I was completely confident that the Lord would guide the president to do the right thing,” he added…
However, Stone does believe that his struggle is one of good against evil. He believes that the forces out to destroy President Trump and the movement that put him into office are literally satanic.
“I really do believe that those who are trying to undo this president, those who are trying to destroy me, trying to destroy Michael Flynn, who’s a very good man and great American patriot war hero, I do believe they’re satanic,” he said.
“They cut corners and what’s outrageous is their arrogance, their moral superiority, when in fact, they have no morals at all,” Stone added. “I don’t believe that any of these people involved in my prosecution are really believers in God.”
Stone’s faith in Christ will help his family recover emotionally and spiritually from this vicious attack. Leftists reject the truth of God, which is one of the reasons why they oppose all that is good and virtuous in the world.
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