AGENTS OF INFLUENCE:
Ask yourself why the media called it the Wuhan virus until the moment the Chinese government began their big propaganda push, then it instantly became racist.
Our media is much, much worse than just biased.
— The Partyman (@PartymanRandy) March 13, 2020
here is yet another NYT columnist repeating the Chinese propaganda line.
Please stop doing this. pic.twitter.com/HbXGHyr7DL
— PoliMath (@politicalmath) March 13, 2020
REMINDER: We should be hammering the hell out of China for their culpability in creating this pandemic, to say nothing of their disgusting attempts to push untruthful propaganda to deflect blame. t.co/9LFXeUc3jf
— Mark Hemingway (@Heminator) March 13, 2020
I dunno I guess I just kind of find it unseemly for a US outlet to be running interference for the Chinese Communist Party, using talking pts promoted by the Chinese Communist Party, about a global pandemic supercharged by the totalitarian practices of the Chinese Communist Party t.co/ZIkdZ5OfzC
— Omri Ceren (@omriceren) March 13, 2020
"I know I'm acting as an unpaid propaganda agent for China but I'm doing it anyway" t.co/GcBWOMoptU
— Take precautions against the Wuhan virus (@jtLOL) March 13, 2020
And, harsh but fair:
NYT's latest dispatch from Walter Duranty. pic.twitter.com/LFyi56KKKB
— David Freddoso (@freddoso) March 13, 2020
The 3 largest and mass available retailers of the middle class and poor people in the country have announced they will make testing kits available at their stores and pharmacies and @Chrislhayes is throwing a hissy fit over it. Now ask yourselves. why.
— Stephen L. Miller (@redsteeze) March 13, 2020
Flashback: During all the Russia hacking hype, China is rising in influence: While Russia’s role in the 2016 election dominates the news, China’s spying and alarming influence within our borders is too little noticed. (Bumped).