Free Press In Cuffs

September 1st, 2019

I knew a guy whose job was cleaning out gas station restrooms in West Texas. That’s the second worst gig in the world. The worst? A member of the White House Press corps under Trump. Whether it’s Trump or the lying pack of three, journalists have been subjected to an onslaught of alternative facts, obfuscating bullshit, and the alt-rite scorn of Trump’s pack of squatwigglers; from Breitbart to Milo, from Coulter to Hannity; it’s a shitshow for the ages.
Recently, White House reporter Brian Karem had his credentials yanked because he had the tenacity to challenge this fugpuppet, Sebastian Gorka, a former Trump deputy assistant and member of the MAGA coalition, a group who spread the Clinton Pizzagate child sex rumors. Trump was holding a social media summit headlined, not by Google or Facebook, but by the racist, schoolboy likes of Gorka. When Gorka tried to shout down Karem as “fake news,” Karem didn’t flinch, and was suspended. And that should anger everyone. Gorka is not a journalist and allowing him on the White House grounds as such is insult to Madison and the constitution’s framers. Gorka is literally the poster boy for angry, white hate. So what did Karem say to Gorka to make him so crazy? Rumor is he asked if he could even spell Supremacist. Brian, that’s just mean.

Chip Franklin

Franklin is a 25 year veteran of talk radio, beginning his career in Washington DC during Clinton’s first term. He currently hosts the afternoon show at KGO radio, San Francisco. … read more
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