Nov 16, 2016

Breitbart News Says It Will Sue Media Org for Reporting White Supremacist Bent

The white supremacist website, Breitbart News, is upset major media have reported the white supremacist editorial commitment of Breitbart, the flagship journal and central platform of the racist Alt Right.

Reports Joe Concha of The Hill:

Breitbart News is preparing a lawsuit against a 'major media company' over claims that it is a white nationalist website, it said in an exclusive statement to The Hill.

The [Breitbart] website has been under intense scrutiny since President-elect Donald Trump named Stephen Bannon as a senior White House counselor and strategist. Bannon is the former executive chairman of Breitbart News, and the site has become associated with the 'alt-right' movement that helped propel Trump’s candidacy."

The Trump transition team chimed in on the controversy, taking the side of the white supremacist Breitbart News and its racist former exec chair, Bannon. Reports The Hill's Concha:

A spokesman for the Trump transition defended Bannon on Monday, calling the media coverage of his appointment 'irresponsible

Breitbart News execs and Trump apparently know as much about libel law and journalistic responsibility as they do about human biology and anthropology.

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