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Breitbart Editor-in-Chief Calls Release of Milo Video an Attack ‘By Proxy’ on Trump and Bannon

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‘Does Look Like a Coordinated Hit’

Far right wing website Breitbart has been publicly silent on the video in which their senior editor, provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos, openly defends statutory rape and sexual relationships between adult men and teenaged boys as young as 13 – until now. 

Breitbart editor-in-chief Alex Marlow appeared on a Breitbart daily radio show Tuesday to discuss the video and Yiannopoulos’ comments, which he called “appalling,” “very troubling and upsetting,” and “not defensible,” while attacking the left and those opposed to President Trump for its release. 

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Marlow did not denounce Yiannopoulos, nor did he say if Breitbart will fire Yiannopoulos. Instead, he used a good portion of the segment to bash liberals and “Never Trumpers.”

Marlow said the release of the video, which was recorded in 2015, “does look like a coordinated hit.”

“The problem is the video is a real video with horrible things on it,” he acknowledged. “But it still is unfortunate that it does look like the forces on the left, and some of the Republican establishment and the never-Trump movement perhaps,” Marlow insisted.

“There seems to be growing evidence this was all coordinated to wait for a peak moment when Milo was red hot, coming off his Bill Maher appearance, and the CPAC [speech] and they sat on this story and They held it for maximum political damage, which is really sort of sickening, which they would keep this from the public if they had it until they tried to wait until they could do the most damage to his career and to Breitbart, and by proxy to people like Trump and Bannon and stuff like that,” referring to the President and the White House Chief Strategist, Steve Bannon, who reportedly resigned as Breitbart publisher when Trump was elected.

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Marlow went on to claim that “there are millions of examples of the left normalizing behavior, similar to what Milo describes.”

Yiannopoulos defended older adult men offering emotional support and socialization to teens as young as 13 and 14, and used his own experience as an example, saying, “I’m grateful for Father Michael. I wouldn’t give nearly such good head if it wasn’t for him.”

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Georgia Republicans Push Bill Banning All Government Mandates of ‘Any Vaccination’ Including in Public Schools

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Georgia Senate Republicans are pushing a bill that would end any requirements for any vaccinations by any state or local government agency or office in the Peach State, including vaccines for children entering public school.

The bill also bans any government agency from requiring private companies or entities from requiring any proof of any vaccination.

The bill, SB 345, was filed on January 14 with five original co-sponsors. It now has 17, including state Senator Jeff Mullis, whose campaign website prominently features photos of him with former Vice President Mike Pence, and former President Donald Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump, Jr.

“No agency shall require proof of any vaccination of any person as a condition of providing any service or access to any facility, issuing any license, permit, or other type of authorization, or performing any duty of such agency,” the bill’s text reads in part.

Georgia State Law law professor Anthony Michael Kreis posted Georgia’s school vaccine requirements, suggesting those would be optional were the bill to become law.

The CDC recommends a list of about 17 different vaccines children should have before entering school. The list includes inoculations against diseases, often deadly, including Hepatitis B, Rotavirus, Diphtheria, tetanus, & acellular pertussis, Haemophilus influenzae type b, Pneumococcal conjugate, Inactivated poliovirus, Influenza, Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR), Varicella, Hepatitis A, Tetanus, diphtheria, & acellular pertussis, Human papillomavirus, Meningococcal, Meningococcal B, and Pneumococcal polysaccharide.

 

 

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Watch: Hot Mic Catches Biden Blowing Off Steam With Profane Remark Directed Towards Fox News’ Peter Doocy

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It was not a good day for Fox News White House correspondent Peter Doocy. First, Press Secretary Jen Psaki was clearly irked by his line of questioning as he tried to make news by framing a rise in crime as something the Biden administration has ignored, despite Fox News promoting Second Amendment “activists” and doing its best to oppose efforts to reduce poverty and efforts to counter societal ills.

Later, after the close of President Biden’s Competitiveness Council meeting, reporters continued to shout questions at the President. Among them Peter Doocy, who carelessly asked the President if rising inflation was a “liability” for the midterm elections.

“It’s a great asset – more inflation. What a stupid son of a bitch,” President Biden appeared to say sarcastically.

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Democratic Congressman Says Tucker Carlson’s Viewers ‘Upset We’re Not Siding With Russia’

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As tensions heat up between the United States and Russia over Vladimir Putin’s unlawful attacks on Ukraine one Democratic Congressman says he’s getting calls from Fox News viewers who think the U.S. should side with Russia.

“My office is now getting calls from folks who say they watch Tucker Carlson and are upset that we’re not siding with Russia in its threats to invade Ukraine, and who want me to support Russia’s ‘reasonable’ positions,” writes Rep. Tom Malinowski (D-NJ).

For nearly three years during the Obama administration, Malinowski served as Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor. He now sits on the House’s Committee on Foreign Affairs, Committee on Homeland Security, and Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism.

For years Tucker Carlson has been advancing Russian propaganda, as he did here in November of 2019, only to be forced to walk back his comments later that same evening.

U.S. Naval War College professor Tom Nichols weighed in on Rep. Malinowski’s remarks, observing “Republicans are the Russia Party now.”

“For years,” adds political commentator Jared Yates Sexton, “the American Right has been drawing together with Putinist illiberalism’s antidemocratic, Christian theocratic, white supremacist construction. The divide we have in this country breaks down along these lines. None of this is a surprise or accidental.”

“We’ve been trying to tell you for years now this was happening. The Republican Party and its growing authoritarianism sides with Putin, Orbán, and illiberalism everywhere,” he continues. “It’s an international movement and this Ukraine situation only makes that more clear.”

Propaganda and political warfare historian  and former NATO civilian official Mark R. Jacobson adds: “This is exactly how Russian disinformation/subversion works – they put out a talking point to advance their foreign policy goals & a set of perfidious pundits parrot the point.”

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