Trump is president in no small part because conservatives spent years watching the Democrats casually toss around the most outrageous defamatory talking points to attack Republicans as racist, sexist, homophobic monsters, and the mainstream media mindlessly parroted their claims.
8 — The precedent set by imprisoning a foreign journalist under the Espionage Act will enable the US government to arrest leak publishers anywhere in the world who expose its crimes. This will cripple our ability to hold the most powerful institution on the planet to account in any way. There is no excuse for any journalist anywhere not to oppose this tooth and claw. If you see anyone calling themselves a journalist but failing to oppose Assange’s extradition, you should call them out for the frauds that they are.