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CNN Can No Longer Use the ‘Moral High Ground’ with P.R. China

Viewed 319 times 2017-7-6 07:58 |System category:Life| Moral, High, Ground, CNN, Doxxed

For those ‘old China Hands’/American Expats that have been posting on P.R. Chinese websites over the years, there has always been a bit of amusement about how Western Media Outlets, like CNN, like to take the ‘Moral High Ground’ when it attempts to address P.R. Chinese officials about affairs of state.  Whether the occasion or incident, there is this attitude that the powers of Beijing are not ‘righteous’ enough when dealing with the citizens of P.R. China, to which a theme of ‘Big Brother’ is not pleased used.  However, in light of recent events here in the U.S., in which Donald Trump has yet again shown how much of a master manipulator he truly is, CNN has performed an action that could not have been better performed by the Red Guards seeking to root out ‘Counter Revolutionaries’ back in the 1960s/1970s:

http://www.cnn.com/2017/07/04/politics/kfile-reddit-user-trump-tweet/index.html

Quote:

“The Reddit user who initially claimed credit for President Donald Trump's tweet that showed Trump tackling CNN issued an apology Tuesday for the video and other offensive content he posted -- one day after CNN identified the man behind the account and attempted to make contact with him. […]

After posting his apology, "HanA**holeSolo" called CNN's KFile and confirmed his identity. In the interview, "HanA**holeSolo" sounded nervous about his identity being revealed and asked to not be named out of fear for his personal safety and for the public embarrassment it would bring to him and his family.

CNN is not publishing "HanA**holeSolo's" name because he is a private citizen who has issued an extensive statement of apology, showed his remorse by saying he has taken down all his offending posts, and because he said he is not going to repeat this ugly behavior on social media again. In addition, he said his statement could serve as an example to others not to do the same.

CNN reserves the right to publish his identity should any of that change.”

To the say the reaction has been interesting in the Western World would be an understatement – with more than a few folks on all ends of the political spectrum (like myself - https://youtu.be/wG8QJcWW17Q) calling this a very boneheaded move by CNN, and rightfully so.  This action has handed every government deemed “Authoritarian” around the world, including the powers to be in Beijing, a very large brickbat to use with all Western Media outlets about how they handle ‘dissenting option’.  No matter what occurs for the next few months, if not years, CNN will feel the sting of that weapon as it attempts to talk to any P.R. Chinese, or Russian, official about any matter of state.

CNN attempted to expose the person that created this meme...

(Opinions of the writer in this blog don't represent those of China Daily.)


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