Reblogged on kommonsentsjane/blogkommonsents.
This woman knows how it is for your work to be stifled and thrown in the dust bend. But now, the oil will rise to the surface.
Thank you Sharyl for your diligence in reporting and standing up for the country and the people.
The following is an excerpt from former CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson’s recently released book, The Smear: How Shady Political Operatives and Fake News Control What You See, What You Think, and How You Vote:
THE BIRTH OF FAKE NEWS: THE CLINTONS AND THE NEW YORK TIMES
If you ask people to identify a coming of age for the modern-day smear, it’s amazing how many political insiders—both Democrats and Republicans—consider it to be the Clinton era. It’s impossible for any outsiders to know exactly how the Clintons became adept at engineering smears to deflect from their controversies
One of the earliest smear campaigns perpetrated by the Clintons began even before Bill announced he was running for president, when Hillary was busy devising a preemptive strike against women rumored to be involved with her husband. According to journalist Carl Bernstein in his biography A…
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