If anyone had any doubt that National Public Radio is a wing of the Democratic Party, the comments by Ron Schiller, top executive of NPR's nonprofit foundation, has made it clear once and for all.
Let's just hope this ends the taxpayer funding to the partisan broadcast network. American taxpayers should not fund any news media aimed at Americans. It is the opposite of a free press.
Voice of America is fine, because it aims the message of freedom at people in oppressed nations. But the U.S. government should have no direct hand in the American free press, except to protect it.
Misplaced tolerance. How Republicans allowed public funding of NPR this long will always be a mystery to me. Would Democrats have tolerated subsidies to a similarly Republican-inclined news organ? Not a chance.
Republicans also let the Democrats take over Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and that made no sense either. Stupidity, vanity and corruption, I guess.
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Update March 9: NPR CEO Vivian Schiller resigns. Why? She was doing what NPR listeners want: keeping NPR 100 percent Democratic pure. She is no relation to Ron Schiller, except that they are both Democrats.
Update March 10: Joyce Slocum, NPR interim CEO, also is 100 percent Democrat.