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Why Has the Voice of America
Become a Voice of Confusion?

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Posted By: MissMolly, 4/20/2020 4:47:07 AM

President Trump startled Washington last week by launching an attack on Voice of America, which for 80 years has been charged with presenting and explaining American values and policy abroad. Trump called it a “disgrace” that the current VOA leadership was allowing its service to repeat Chinese talking points on the COVID-19 virus. A White House statement also took issue with the news agency that called Chinese efforts in Wuhan to contain the virus a “model” for other nations. The statement also noted that VOA relied on unverified (and subsequently proven false) Chinese-government statistics in some reporting. Official Washington liberals swung into action to denounce Trump.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: JL80863 4/20/2020 5:25:25 AM (No. 385105)
Voice of the Deep State rather than Voice of America.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: chumley 4/20/2020 5:46:43 AM (No. 385110)
VOA has always been a propaganda operation. I used to listen to them on the short wave when I was a teen. Then I would tune to Radio Moscow and Radio Peking. None of them were a reliable source of anything. I was just so desperate to hear English spoken I would have listened to anything. The BBC was best. At least they played music.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Mushroom 4/20/2020 6:15:43 AM (No. 385121)
#2, DW was another English language SW that I would grab. More honest than the BBC and they had a wide variety of stories. :)
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Reply 4 - Posted by: The Remnants 4/20/2020 6:32:25 AM (No. 385130)
i heard the President denounce the messaging coming out of The Voice of America the other day at the Task Force Press Conference. Simultaneously, Trump spoke about all the important positions that are still open in his administration with very well-qualified people waiting now two or more years to be approved by Congress. Obviously, one of those positions would be a new Director for The Voice of America. This morning, I read an article about the Mayor of D.C.'s plans to eventually reopen the city when certain standards are met, and it occurred to me that that might be why Speaker Pelosi and other members of Congress prefer to be in their home districts rather than coming back to D.C. - the town is closed down. Meanwhile, so much important work for the country continues to be postponed for years.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: ToryWhite 4/20/2020 6:42:55 AM (No. 385133)
Earth to John Fund: NPR has been an organ of the deep state for, anyway, a generation. Encouraged to be so by the political elite, who love to do 2 things: 1. get richer, and 2. talk to the talk about helping the huddled masses. Obama performed the last rites on NPR's allegiance to the U.S. (among other and various so-called wonderful institutions). Where've you been, Mr Fund?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: jacksin5 4/20/2020 8:15:30 AM (No. 385184)
Another Cold War entity, like NATO, which needs to be disbanded.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: franq 4/20/2020 8:37:51 AM (No. 385217)
VOA, NPR, PBS... wish they were the fallout of this virus rather than small businesses. But it's just like the yearly school budget game. If they don't get their demands, teachers get laid off. Never administrators. Bureaucrats protect themselves.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Strike3 4/20/2020 9:08:35 AM (No. 385248)
Why? Because every institution that once had value in America has been slowly infiltrated by liberals and kooks. Our universities, the public schools, sports, entertainment, public radio, charities, governments from local school boards and POAs to the Fed, all have been overrun by the power-mad agents of change. We can take it all back but it will be a long process, like removing termites and roaches from your home.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: HotRod 4/20/2020 9:28:34 AM (No. 385281)
If it was up to me, any government program or activity more than ten years old would be completely overhauled, with new leadership and key staff! Government programs grow and become self-centered.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: MDConservative 4/20/2020 9:47:31 AM (No. 385316)
The Voice of America is another Cold War relic. It's supposed to be a government mouthpiece to counter communism, sort of an American BBC to get the suppressed truth out to the world. That game ended. Like public broadcasting, it's time has come to pull the plug.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: MickTurn 4/20/2020 9:53:50 AM (No. 385327)
VOA, just like many other old useful tools have been infested/infiltrated by Leftists...name the organization, and you can smell the stench of Liberalism from your computer screen! It's way past time for a massive PURGE of all our institutions, inside and outside govt.! Leftists have infiltrated and infested everything of use in the govt. and it is obvious they are no longer functional for their intended purpose. To Leftists it's all about what they can corrupt and money they can Steal. If We WERE Leftists we'd do what Lenin did..."Delete" all our perceived enemies! We all know exactly how Lenin Deleted his enemies...they ceased to exist! I would be really be great to Make the Leftists live by their own 'rules'/'Desires'!
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Reply 12 - Posted by: DVC 4/20/2020 11:13:19 AM (No. 385464)
Trump hasn't been able to get the Senate to confirm his choice for this job. The old leftist thugs that The Zero put in charge are doing their damage while they can.
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