Do you want your government, under the guise of managing foreign affairs, to divert its anti-terror technology and resources to censor a segment of the American domestic press? Do you expect your tax dollars to fund and promote a scheme of media blacklists, designed to drive advertising dollars away from disfavored media outlets to bankrupt and thereby silence them? Does this sound like an Orwellian governmental curating of "all the news we deem fit for you to hear"? Welcome to the world of the U.S. Department of State.
Author: Peggy Little & Margot Cleveland, RealClearPolitics