Thursday, October 21, 2010

JUAN WILLIAMS - I Was Fired for Telling the Truth

Quoting Juan Williams:
“Yesterday NPR fired me for telling the truth…

To say the least this is a chilling assault on free speech….

my comments on ‘The O’Reilly Factor’ are being distorted by the self-righteous ideological, left-wing leadership at NPR…

They loathe the fact that I appear on Fox News…

This is an outrageous violation of journalistic standards and ethics by management that has no use for a diversity of opinion, ideas or a diversity of staff (I was the only black male on the air). This is evidence of one-party rule and one sided thinking at NPR that leads to enforced ideology, speech and writing. It leads to people, especially journalists, being sent to the gulag for raising the wrong questions and displaying independence of thought.

Daniel Schorr, my fellow NPR commentator who died earlier this year, used to talk about the initial shock of finding himself on President Nixon’s enemies list. I can only imagine Dan’s revulsion to realize that today NPR treats a journalist who has worked for them for ten years with less regard, less respect for the value of independence of thought and embrace of real debate across political lines, than Nixon ever displayed.”
You heard it straight from Juan.
FNC is fair and balanced and NPR is not.
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