"Traditional U.S. journalism and the American people are facing a crisis as the preeminent American newspaper, The New York Times, has fully lost its professional bearings, transforming itself into a neoconservative propaganda sheet eager for a New Cold War with Russia and imposing a New McCarthyism on public debate.
The crisis is particularly acute because another top national newspaper, The Washington Post, is also deeply inside the neocon camp.
The Times’ abandonment of journalistic principles has become most noticeable with its recurring tirades about Russia, as the Times offers up story after story that would have embarrassed Sen. Joe McCarthy and his 1950s Red-baiters." Robert Parry
What we are looking at is an evident Borgist attempt to make the US into a "Muffled Zone" in Solzhenitsyn's memorable phrase. The goal appears to be to shut down the emerging "new press" in order to make the government's narrative the only narrative.
Will SST be here much longer? Who knows. pl