After MSNBC's Mehdi Hasan pointed out two (perhaps three) errors in the Twitter Files, a brief note:
Mehdi completely ignored the substance of the material that Matt has reported on the sprawling censorship regime of the US security state and instead turned the interview into an ad hominem attack. Now morons like AOC are claiming that because Mehdi's ambush squad found two tiny errors involving an acronym and a date in Matt's reporting, the entire body of reportage on the Twitter Files exposing state/corporate collusion is discredited. Give me a break, man. Such a fking joke.
I think Matt makes the mistake that a lot moral and ethical people make: assuming others have high standards as well. Hasan is one of those creeps who turns every discussion into combat to see who "wins" according to his own puny measure.
MSNBC Repeated Fake News from Hamilton 68 Over 100 Times!!!
(My preferred title :)
They can't hold a candle to you, Matt. We got you.
I’m impressed you only made two errors. I made 5 errors so far today, one was watching Mehdi’s pathetic attempt at assassinating your character. What a dick.
Matt--don’t let them get to you, you are in the right, we all know it and support you. Much love!
Never assume good faith on the part of MSM. They're not interested in facts, logic, evidence or truth, except as these advance their agenda.
CJ Hopkins has some good advice.
Yep. Propaganda is the cash cow of the National Brainwashing Company.
For reasons not particularly clear, humanity goes through these cycles of bizarre and twisted rebellions against reality from time to time. And they always perform the same way. Think of the Jacobins and their Reign of Terror. Think of the willing executioners of the Nazi regime. Think of the mass show trials of Stalin's regime. And here we are again. Not sure how the bloodshed will occur this time, but if history is any guide, we know that the perpetrators of this jihad will not be held accountable once the fever breaks. Matt's work, at least, establishes a record--if we can keep it from being shitcanned by deliberate applications of AI.
The MSNBC strategy, Matt, is a "gotcha" one. They found two or three mistakes (minor) in your reporting and are hammering those to suggest you're sloppy and/or lack integrity.
Glad to see you're fighting back, but, as you know, they don't care about the truth. It's all about controlling the narrative and serving the needs of the DNC crowd. Hence MSDNC.
It's "Russia bad," "Trump bad," and we (MSNBC) are the only ones you can trust to KEEP YOU SAFE. So go back to brunch and vote for Joe and Kamala.
It's good form to assume positive intent. Matt, you did that during your congressional testimony and you did it yesterday. Unfortunately, many of the people who asked you questions in congress and certainly Mehdi as well - these are not people of integrity. Even after accumulating their wealth, they allow their egos and bank accounts to dictate what they accept.
It's a terrible state we're in - with Wasserman Shultz and Mehdi in roles they are in. And they can't stand to be called out for it. That's what we observed in the congressional testimony and that's what we observed in clips yesterday. I say 'clips' because I haven't had cable news in our house in 7 years.
Sorry you have to go to such lengths to defend yourself. Haven’t seen the intv but if it shows up on YouTube I’ll check it out. Proud of you for maintaining your integrity. Mainstream is so embarrassing it hurts.
So how do we break through? Every time I bring up the subject my grown kids either accuse me of being a Trumper or needing a tin foil hat. I tell them I'm seeking truth wherever it can be found which is clearly not found in msm.
Hahaha, Matt decides to own MSNBC, love it!
Matt, please get some coaching on how to handle hostile interviews. You need to take the interviews, but you approach them with too much faith.
So now we know who the CIA media stooges are, as if we didn't before.