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In one small Minnesota prairie town, two
warring visions of America

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Posted By: voxpopuli, 1/28/2022 10:14:29 AM

The newspaper hit the front porches of the wind-scarred prairie town on a Thursday afternoon: Coronavirus numbers were spiking in the farming communities of western Minnesota. “Covid-19 cases straining rural clinics, hospitals, staff,” read the front-page headline. Vaccinate to protect yourselves, health officials urged. But ask around Benson, stroll its three-block business district, and some would tell a different story: (snip) In one house is Reed Anfinson, publisher, editor, photographer and reporter for the Monitor-News. Most weeks, he writes every story on the paper’s front page. He wrote that story on clinics struggling with COVID-19. He’s not the most popular man in the county


condescending hit piece on Flyoverland by the AP, supporting the multi-millionaire, one man, communist crusading owner of the local blatt.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: PrayerWarrior 1/28/2022 10:31:44 AM (No. 1053663)
Aren't there any J schools for conservatives? In this country, we need a revolution of the news media. Many, many years ago, journalism schools taught journalists to write stories that contained where, when, how and why, and not the opinion of the writer. Now stories are all about the writer! How arrogant and sloppy and unAmerican.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: passchendaele 1/28/2022 10:39:37 AM (No. 1053680)
What a biased article-- on par with the AP. Did either reporter ever view a death cert? Did a patient die with covid or died of covid? Nope. But they are dead certain, even after vax failure, that the vax works. I hope these people face citizen's tribunals-- and pay for their crimes.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Gordon Mills 1/28/2022 11:03:07 AM (No. 1053704)
#1, 5 W's + H
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Reply 4 - Posted by: curious1 1/28/2022 11:12:26 AM (No. 1053715)
#1, the J schools were one of the first targets of the commies last century.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Philipsonh 1/28/2022 12:45:06 PM (No. 1053834)
The Nation is split/divided because one cannot believe ANYTHING one reads , hears or sees ( on a third party basis ). Politicians and the media absolutely cannot be trusted. Hard news is almost impossible to find. Gov't agencies all LIE, within and outside the USA. The current administration is headed by a cognitively impaired man who doesn't have any idea what he is saying or doing and just spouts what he is told to. Under most circumstances, he would be removed from office, but the Country is more scared of who would replace him.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: halfnorsk 1/28/2022 1:02:13 PM (No. 1053862)
Publisher Anfinson's dilemma is that Rev Wolter is far better educated than he is. Ordination with the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod requires four years of rigorous post-graduate studies and internship (my son is one of them). Thus, Anfinson is opposing a man of vigorous intellect. The publisher thus is outgunned---as are most intellectually shallow journalists. Their only advantage is a louder microphone, which people are increasingly ignoring.
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