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Monday, August 31, 2009

Finally - Some Pushback Against the Three Stooges! *

*Obama, Pelosi and Reid, that is,...

The publisher of the Las Vegas Review-Journal on Sunday accused Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Nevada Democrat, of "bullying" his newspaper by telling an employee he wants the Review-Journal shut down.

Sherman Frederick alleged in a column in his newspaper that the "full-on threat" was made during a brief exchange between Reid and the newspaper's advertising director Wednesday at a luncheon for the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce.

Frederick said that as Reid shook the employee's hand, he said, "I hope you go out of business."

While acknowledging that his newspaper does not always see "eye to eye with him on matters of politics," Frederick noted that ad director Bob Brown has "nothing to do with news coverage" or opinion pages.

It's unclear whether Reid's comment was meant in jest. A representative for Reid could not be reached for a response.



At 9:16 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

So much for freedom of the press. Good to see another blogger from the Philadelphia area.


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