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D. R. ZUKERMAN, proprietor

Disinformation, As LPR Saw It

February 5, 2017 --

Only a few weeks ago, LPR was alerted to a December 9, 2016 article by Washington Post investigative reporter Paul Farhi with this title: “Mainstream media puts out the call for pro-Trump columnists.” Now LPR has no reason to challenge the sincerity of Paul Farhi in taking note of the absence of pro-Trump writers in the media.

LPR believes, however, that Mr, Farhi might have been somewhat skeptical when he heard New York Times editorial page editor Jasmes Benner say: “’We struggled to find voices that could advocate for Donald Trump’s ideas”. Mr. Farhi went on to comment: “The general lack of Trump-supporting columns, however, puts newspaper editorial editors in an uncomfortable position.”

LPR’s response: NOT AT ALL! If a newspaper editor really wanted to publish a pro-Trump column, she need merely to go to:

Note to editors: if you ask, LPR will give you permission to use LPR material (See also, R. Emmett Tyrrell’s rejoinder to Mr. Farhi: “The Mad Search for Pro-Trump Columnists.)