Posted: Jun 10, 2021 12:01 AM
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The mainstream media is under attack.
Not from Donald Trump. Not from conservatives or Republicans. The truth is what threatens today’s mainstream media—and what little credibility to which it may cling—more than just about anything else.
In the last few weeks, numerous revelations have broken through the suffocating pressure of “consensus” narratives repeated ad nauseam by the mainstream media, showing that the truth cannot be kept down forever.
From the origins of the Wuhan coronavirus to the events surrounding last summer’s violence in American streets, the truth keeps overcoming the misinformation or outright lies of those who act as though they know better than the rest of us.
When a trove of emails sent by Dr. Anthony Fauci was made public last week, it wasn’t just his credibility—whether he admits it or not—that took a hit. The media muppets who faithfully repeated and amplified all of his attempts to sideline questions about COVID’s origins were also proven to be little more than propagandists.
As we reported,