In recent months, there has been controversy surrounding the mainstream media’s lack of coverage of the Hunter Biden scandals.
In October when the New York Post broke details on Hunter Biden’s emails, the media was quiet.
“Virtually the entire journalistic establishment and left-wing punditsphere defamed the newspaper, claiming it was passing on Russian ‘disinformation’ or partisan fabrications,” New York Post’s David Harsanyi wrote.
“You know what real collusion looks like? It’s when left-leaning media, that is the media in general, decide en masse that something is “not a story” because it harms their preferred political candidate,” The New York Post editorial board wrote.
Media outlets and social media giants have been accused of “conservative discrimination” by President Trump. Facebook and Twitter prevented or censored stories surrounding the Hunter Biden controversy from being posted.
Earlier this month, leaked recordings revealed that CNN was completely aware of the incidents but chose not to report on them.
With new information coming to light about Hunter Biden’s federal probe, its raising questions about national security concerns and many are holding the left-wing media accountable to report on it.
“Hunter is painting the probe as only about tax fraud, while insisting an ‘objective review’ will show that ‘I handled my affairs legally and appropriately.’ Yet news reports Thursday indicate that the investigation has also explored possible money-laundering and Hunter’s foreign business ties, much of which was outlined in The Post’s October stories,” The New York Post wrote.
The New York Post editorial board is demanding an explanation and apology from the news outlets that found the information “unfit” to report on.
“Also in order: a host of explanations, and apologies, to the American people from all the outlets that found this news unfit to print. As one paper’s motto puts it, ‘Democracy dies in darkness,'” they wrote.
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New York City Dems Push Law to Allow 800,000 Non-Citizens to Vote in Municipal Elections
The New York City Council will vote on December 9 on a law to allow green-card holders and residents with work permits to vote in municipal elections
New York’s Democratic party is battling over the constitutionality of voter laws. On December 9, the New York City Council will vote on a law to allow green-card holders and residents with work permits to vote in municipal elections.
“Around 808,000 New York City residents who have work permits or are lawful permanent residents would be eligible to vote under the legislation, which has the support of 34 of 51 council members, a veto-proof majority” reports Fox News.
“It’s important for the Democratic Party to look at New York City and see that when voting rights are being attacked, we are expanding voter participation,” Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, a sponsor of the bill and Democrat who represents the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, told the New York Times. Rodriguez immigrated from the Dominican Republic and became a U.S. citizen in 2000.
Laura Wood, Chief Democracy Officer for the mayor’s office, said at a hearing on the bill in September that the law could violate the New York State Constitution, which states that voters must be U.S. citizens age 18 or older.
Mayor Bill de Blasio indicated he could veto the bill following the September hearing.
“We’ve done everything that we could possibly get our hands on to help immigrant New Yorkers—including undocumented folks—but…I don’t believe it is legal,” de Blasio told WNYC radio at the time.
Mayor-elect Eric Adams, however, submitted testimony to the September hearing in favor of the bill. “In a democracy, nothing is more fundamental than the right to vote and to say who represents you and your community in elected office…Currently, almost one million New Yorkers are denied this foundational right.”
The legislation was first introduced two years ago, but had not yet gained traction due to the legal concerns.
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