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Carl Bernstein Calls Trump Aide
Kellyanne Conway a ‘Propaganda Minister’

Breitbart Video, by Jeff Poor

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/12/2017 7:11:48 AM

(Video) Wednesday on CNN’s “AC 360,” veteran journalist Carl Bernstein discussed the relationship between President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team, and the press. Bernstein weighed in on the latest chapter in this relationship involving an unsubstantiated dossier being reported by BuzzFeed and CNN and suggested it was reporting “the best obtainable version of the truth.” However, he also mentioned Trump aide Kellyanne Conway, who was a guest on the show earlier and described her to be a “propaganda minister” because she has acted as an anonymous source in her dealings with the press. “Let’s talk about what reporting is,”


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jerseytomato, 1/12/2017 7:17:34 AM     (No. 11105541)

Carl Bernstein is playing with a hot potato.

Bad move.

Reply 2 - Posted by: JansGraphix, 1/12/2017 7:19:41 AM     (No. 11105543)

And what is Josh Not-so-Ernest to Zerobama?

Or Valerie (Nuke up Iran) Jarrett?




Reply 3 - Posted by: Pluperfect, 1/12/2017 7:19:49 AM     (No. 11105544)

Does anyone outside his circle of immediate friends give a flip what Carl Bernstein thinks about anything at all? Why write about it and why read about it?

Reply 4 - Posted by: Keekng, 1/12/2017 7:26:06 AM     (No. 11105550)

Left wing whacko whiners do not like it when people fight back against their lies.

Reply 5 - Posted by: Keekng, 1/12/2017 7:36:05 AM     (No. 11105560)

Hey, Carl......There is a new sheriff in town.......

Reply 6 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 1/12/2017 7:41:01 AM     (No. 11105568)

Those who serve to remind Americans of their precious Liberties and promote Limited Constitutional Government have no need for and no use for Propaganda (Deceptive Promotion).

Therefore ´Propaganda Minister´ is a lie and a smear of the worst kind.

....and a classic case of "Projection".

Reply 7 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 1/12/2017 7:53:52 AM     (No. 11105582)

They are upset that Conway is so good at it.




Reply 8 - Posted by: cindiana, 1/12/2017 7:54:44 AM     (No. 11105583)

CB was lucky many decades ago and turned it into a career. Irrational hatred of Nixon allowed CB to be seen as demi-god.

I´d bet that he´s given a pacifier when he´s tucked into bed every night by his caregiver, with "All the President´s Men" on loop.

Reply 9 - Posted by: pa104inf, 1/12/2017 7:58:14 AM     (No. 11105590)

I have some news for you. Every President has a person like Kellyanne on their staff. Grow Up! Obama had Vallerie Jarrett. The difference is Kellyanne is just better than most at her job.

Reply 10 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 1/12/2017 8:09:33 AM     (No. 11105609)

Still bringing up the Nazi spectre?
How 1930s...

Reply 11 - Posted by: chillijilli, 1/12/2017 8:11:38 AM     (No. 11105612)

FTA: (Buzzfeed) was reporting “the best obtainable version of the truth.”
Oh, I see, Carl. So you think the TRUTH is defined and determined BEFORE or without any substantiating data?
So if I have this correct, journalists should FIRST determine the truth, and then try as hard as they can to get corroborating evidence. But if they can´t do that, after rabid dog-like teams of veteran journalists searching for MONTHS on end come up empty-handed----well, then it´s OK to report "the best obtainable version of the truth."
Caught, Carl! You just exposed that the AGENDA precedes the facts.

Reply 12 - Posted by: Judith, 1/12/2017 8:13:50 AM     (No. 11105614)

And I call bernstein a dem puppet and enemy of my country.




Reply 13 - Posted by: stablemoney, 1/12/2017 8:36:28 AM     (No. 11105669)

Bernstein is a liar and partisan that took down a president that was no where near as unlawful as Obama or Clinton. Conway is an angel untouchable by this trash.

Reply 14 - Posted by: Freeloader, 1/12/2017 8:38:08 AM     (No. 11105671)

Propaganda Minister? So says a hateful professional liar, who belongs in a federal penitentiary, and author of---"A Woman In Charge: The Life Of Hillary Rodham Clinton," first published in 2007!

Reply 15 - Posted by: Bugboy, 1/12/2017 8:52:28 AM     (No. 11105697)

Technically speaking he´s correct.

Ever government has a spokesperson or department that disseminates information that sheds the best light on the administration for whom it works.

It is up to the journalist (if there are any) to see whether the information is true or not and the people, who are the ultimate target audience, to decide for themselves the ultimate truth.

Reply 16 - Posted by: Scribelus, 1/12/2017 9:05:35 AM     (No. 11105710)

Bernstein put his finger on it. The mainscum media report not the truth, but rather versions of the truth. Their versions of the truth.
And the most effective lies always contain a little bit of truth.

Reply 17 - Posted by: coyote, 1/12/2017 9:10:05 AM     (No. 11105715)

This from Bernstein? Didn´t he go to the Joe Goebbels school of journalism.




Reply 18 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All, 1/12/2017 10:15:45 AM     (No. 11105826)

Get over yourself. Trump is the POTUS who has FINALLY pointed out the obvious that the "news" Emperor is wearing no clothes!

You are yesterday´s "news".

Reply 19 - Posted by: hotcorner, 1/12/2017 10:35:45 AM     (No. 11105859)

You would think that Woodward & Bernstein would be solidly in Trump´s corner according to the historical narrative about them. But they are not - they are libs through and through, liars, charlatans, socialists.

Reply 20 - Posted by: Keekng, 1/12/2017 11:08:14 AM     (No. 11105913)

What does that make Bernstein, a sniveling sycophant?

Reply 21 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/12/2017 11:43:40 AM     (No. 11106001)

Hey Carl, your 15 minutes of fame extinguished itself years ago...maybe you just don´t know the truth being a Lib yourself...it´s not propaganda it´s the truth!

Reply 22 - Posted by: MDConservative, 1/12/2017 12:20:08 PM     (No. 11106053)

Here´s what Bernstein told the Journalism Education Center in 2000 about Watergate coverage:

Bernstein said there were many lessons that could be learned from Watergate.

“The lessons have to do with being careful, with using multiple sources, to putting information in context, to not being swayed by gossip, by sensationalism, by manufactured controversy, all of which have come to dominate our journalistic agenda in the past 30 years. The real thing is about responsibility.”

And now that´s become “the best obtainable VERSION of the truth.” (Emphasis added.)



Reply 23 - Posted by: Flipper3, 1/12/2017 12:29:57 PM     (No. 11106074)

What does Bernstein call Valerie Jarrett?

Reply 24 - Posted by: NYbob, 1/12/2017 1:06:07 PM     (No. 11106154)

Stick to Manhattan bars you drunk. In flyover country your big mouth would be unhealthy for you.

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