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Shades of dictatorship

| Sunday, April 2, 2017 10:50 p.m

We the people cannot continue to accept a president who is controlling/affecting the press and other news media by either attacking their veracity or outright denying the media access to news. Challenging journalists to name sources is another form of media control.

After all, most businesses have a method of reporting illegal or unethical behavior anonymously to prevent retaliation by the company. Does anyone believe that we could trust this administration not to retaliate against someone named as a source, whether they are a private citizen or a government employee?

There are slander and libel laws to protect against “fake news.” This administration has shades of a dictatorship with the constant attack against the media because it cannot tolerate any unfavorable view.

Tim Babyak

Jefferson Township,

Fayette County

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