Glenn Greenwald has Written the Defining Article of 2021
He might be a homosexual Jew, but Glenn Greenwald is a legend and a hero, and his recent piece ripping apart the hall monitor censorship beat of the mainstream media is the article of the year.
Most importantly, it inspired me to write the funniest article of the year, Suspicions of Racial Bias Abound After Illinois Trampoline Park Cancels Teen Night.
If you look out at the media landscape, there is virtually no one willing to tell the truth, and Glenn always does. I would even say hes better than Tucker Carlson, because Tucker Carlson, wittingly or not, puts out State Department and Israeli government propaganda about China.
You can say whatever you want about Glenn. Obviously, hes not a repentant Jew (which is the only theoretical good Jew), because if he was he wouldnt be engaging in homosexuality. Maybe hes just supporting the freedom of people who Jews hate for the purposes of being transgressive. Its possible or perhaps probable that hes literally a Jew transgressing against collective Judaism.
Or, maybe it all goes back to a queer spat with David Brock.
Whatever his motivations, he is doing Gods work. That is the lesson we learn: that everyone ultimately reports to God, and if God wants to use a homosexual Jew to do his work, God will use a homosexual Jew to do his work.
Glenns latest piece on Substack is really too good to just pull quotes from. You have to read it in full. I will just quote the first six paragraphs, so that you are motived to go finish it over on Substack.
From the piece, entitled The Journalistic Tattletale and Censorship Industry Suffers Several Well-Deserved Blows:
A new and rapidly growing journalistic beat has arisen over the last several years that can best be described as an unholy mix of junior high hall-monitor tattling and Stasi-like citizen surveillance. It is half adolescent and half malevolent. Its primary objectives are control, censorship, and the destruction of reputations for fun and power. Though its epicenter is the largest corporate media outlets, it is the very antithesis of journalism.
Ive written before about one particularly toxic strain of this authoritarian reporting. Teams of journalists at three of the most influential corporate media outlets CNNs media reporters (Brian Stelter and Oliver Darcy), NBCs disinformation space unit (Ben Collins and Brandy Zadrozny), and the tech reporters of The New York Times (Mike Isaac, Kevin Roose, Sheera Frenkel) devote the bulk of their journalism to searching for online spaces where they believe speech and conduct rules are being violated, flagging them, and then pleading that punitive action be taken (banning, censorship, content regulation, after-school detention). These hall-monitor reporters are a major factor explaining why tech monopolies, which (for reasons of self- interest and ideology) never wanted the responsibility to censor, now do so with abandon and seemingly arbitrary blunt force: they are shamed by the worlds loudest media companies when they do not.
Just as the NSA is obsessed with ensuring there be no place on earth where humans can communicate free of their spying eyes and ears, these journalistic hall monitors cannot abide the idea that there can be any place on the internet where people are free to speak in ways they do not approve. Like some creepy informant for a state security apparatus, they spend their days trolling the depths of chat rooms and 4Chan bulletin boards and sub-Reddit threads and private communications apps to find anyone influential or obscure who is saying something they believe should be forbidden, and then use the corporate megaphones they did not build and could not have built but have been handed in order to silence and destroy anyone who dissents from the orthodoxies of their corporate managers or challenges their information hegemony.
Oliver Darcy has built his CNN career by sitting around with Brian Stelter petulantly pointing to people breaking the rules on social media and demanding tech executives make the rule-breakers disappear. The little crew of tattletale millennials assembled by NBC who refer to their twerpy work with the self-glorifying title of working in the disinformation space: as intrepid and hazardous as exposing corruption by repressive regimes or reporting from war zones spend their dreary days scrolling through 4Chan boards to expose the offensive memes and bad words used by transgressive adolescents; they then pat themselves on the back for confronting dangerous power centers, even when it is nothing more trivial and bullying than doxxing the identities of powerless, obscure citizens.
But the worst of this triumvirate is the NYTs tech reporters, due to influence and reach if no other reason. When Silicon Valley monopolies, publicly pressured by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and other lawmakers, united to remove Parler from the internet, the Times tech team quickly donned their hall-monitor goggles and Stasi notebooks to warn that the Bad People had migrated to Signal and Telegram. This week they asked: Are Private Messaging Apps the Next Misinformation Hot Spot? One reporter confess[ed] that I am worried about Telegram. Other than private messaging, people love to use Telegram for group chats up to 200,000 people can meet inside a Telegram chat room. That seems problematic.
These examples of journalism being abused to demand censorship of spaces they cannot control are too numerous to comprehensively chronicle. And they are not confined to those three outlets. That far more robust censorship is urgently needed is now a virtual consensus in mainstream corporate journalism: its an animating cause for them.
Go read the rest.
The single issue I take with this is that he misspells doxing.
Because I know some of you wont go read it, I need to pull a couple more quotes:
Thus do we have the unimaginably warped dynamic in which U.S. journalists are not the defenders of free speech values but the primary crusaders to destroy them. So settling on this penny-ante, trivial bullshit tattling, hall monitoring, speech policing: all in the most anti-intellectual, adolescent and primitive ways is all they have. Its all they are. Its why they have fully earned the contempt and distrust in which the public holds them. And thats a mic drop.
Of course, all he is saying is stuff Ive been saying for four years. This is true. Im sure like most or perhaps even all important people, he follows this site. But hes got nothing to win by putting this out there, and ripping them to shreds. And that is what he has done. Every single journalist on the planet knows who Glenn Greenwald is. Hes the single most famous living journalist.
He just brutally and absolutely humiliated all of these pieces of shit. He went through and named and shamed them.
What he did to that sickening bitch Taylor Lorenz is the equivalent of ripping off a fat womans clothes on the street, throwing her in the mud, spitting in her face, and then zooming in on her fat rolls with a high definition camera and broadcasting it to every person on earth.
As a framing device for the larger issue of journalism having been transformed into a tattletale industrial complex, he tells the mind- numbing tale of how this Lorenz bitch snuck into a private chat on Clubhouse, after shed already been blocked, and secretly recorded them, before falsely accusing Silicon Valley entrepreneur Marc Andreessen of using the r-word (thats retard, by the way youre not allowed to say that anymore). Glenn explains that the accusation was false it was someone else who said it, and they were quoting a third party from reddit and the bitch was called out on it. Instead of apologizing and retracting, she said thanks for clarifying and then locked her account when people criticized her, pretending that she is herself the victim.
The only way Glenn could have hit her harder would be to photoshop her head onto that OG Nazi meme. But its cool I got you Glenn. Feel free to share this in your next article, buddy:
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