Time Magazine, President Trump, Jamal Khashoggi discussed on The Ben Shapiro Show

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We'll begin today with time magazine, which is now announced its person of the year and predictably enough in a time when the media really loves them some media the persons of the year all journalists because there's nothing that really attracts Americans to journalists as much as journalists, Pat. Themselves on the back the journalists. I've actually run out of enough hands to Pat themselves on the back. So who exactly is being honored? They call them the gua- the guardians and the war on truth. Obviously, President Trump being the war on truth, and these people being the guardians of the truth. Because if there's one group of people you can trust to tell you the truth without partisan, rancor or fear. It's those journalists all those journalists who agree on everything. Those are the people who we should certainly trust with all of your fact-based needs. So their bunch of different folks who are photographed for the cover of time magazine, Jamal Khashoggi was made the person of the year on the cover of time magazine now Jamal Khashoggi. You'll recall was the Saudi citizen who was here on a visa, and then he wants Turkey and went to the Saudi consulate for a marriage documents and was promptly murdered by the members of the Saudi consulate and then chopped up and Senator bag back to Saudi Arabia. This all went wrong. It was very bad for the Trump administration, which of course, has been very close with the Saudi Arabian. Government particularly the new leader of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman. That's the reason that time magazine selected Jamal Khashoggi who in reality was in fact, pretty radical on politics had a longtime history of supporting the Muslim Brotherhood. He's very much in favor of more radical Islam in the Middle East, not less radical Islam in the Middle East. You certainly no moderate. But since he was word for being a journalist. He is the time magazine person of the year because people are trying to basically draw a parallel between President Trump's dislike for the media and violence against journalists so much so that there honoring the folks over at the capitol gazettes, which was a newspaper. You'll remember those attacked in Virginia. Now, it turns out that the capital is that was not in fact attacked by Trump supporter. It was not attacked by somebody who hated the media because President Trump was not fond the media, it was tacked by somebody who had a personal vendetta with the paper. So why exactly are they on the cover of time magazine because time has to draw a false line suggesting the journalists all over the world are under assault specifically because of President Trump it's not as though we've had you know, evil, murderous governments had been cracking down on journalists for the. All of human history. It's that now we have President Trump in the White House and things have changed. I do appreciate how there are. No journalists who are actually from Turkey or interviewed for these time magazine articles Turkey, of course, is the country behind all of the revelations about Jamal Khashoggi Turkey has arrested literally hundreds of thousands of dissidents over the past several years as it moves from democracy into dictatorship. Time magazine has nothing to say about that Jamal Khashoggi. However is obviously worry number one. Now that doesn't mean we shouldn't worry about the Jamal Khashoggi case. But again, this is the media trying to play itself up who else was was honored while Maria Rosa who was an editor..

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