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Remember This? Obama Orders Liberal Media to Make a Chart on Gun Deaths, Liberal Media Follows Orders

Remember this? The liberal media follows the President’s orders!

Why not compare abortions to gun-related deaths, why not compare other sources of death to gun-related deaths? Sounds very selective and biased, President Obama. Here’s what he said about the chart he wanted [1] to see:

I would ask news organizations, because I won’t put these facts forward — have news organizations tally up the number of Americans who’ve been killed through terrorist attacks in the last decade, and the number of Americans who’ve been killed by gun violence, and post those side by side on your news reports.

This won’t be information coming from me, it will be coming from you.

What was the result? Vox Media and CNN [2], among others, published the chart that Obama wanted. Doesn’t that sound like the media is following a president’s orders? So much for an independent media.

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