18 Feb '18 00:18>
Originally posted by @philokaliaIf it is true that the representative of a loathsome regime acted in a more diplomatic way than the representative of the US government (as unfortunately is the case here) is it the duty of the US media to repress that fact?
Mott has a very important point: many media outlets refer to Kim Yo-jong as outflanking Mike Pence or somehow otherwise outshining him. OThers talk about her as stealing the show.
Imagine if there was a brutal Nazi regime today and the media was talking about some blond bombshell and sister of the Pure White Aryan dictator as 'outflanking' the ...[text shortened]... t at such a headline.
And rightfully so.
And... so... as Mott objects, we should object.
We have a free press here not a Ministry of Propaganda.