Glenn Greenwald on the banksters who want to control politics & the journalists who enable them
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Clipped from www.salon.com
Second, stories like this ought to put to rest forever the notion that the Republican Party is some sort of haven for populist anger.
Third, that Wall Street is dissatisfied with the Democrats and the Obama administration reveals how extreme are their expectations of control of the Government.
In essence, Wall Street executives said to David Kirkpatrick, the NYT reporter who wrote this story: ”I want to threaten and criticize the President, but I’m too much of a coward to do so with my name attached, so will you let me do it in your paper anonymously”? And Kirkpatrick replied: ”Oh, absolutely; that’s what anonymity is for: to let the country’s most powerful people spew venom and issue threats while being shielded and protected by journalists from accountability.”