Since when are American Journalists forbidden to be patriotic? Apparently since 2002. This is the first I’ve heard of this memo. A friend emailed it to me and I post it here in case you haven’t heard about this either.
In my humble opinion, this goes way beyond political correctness and borders on treason.
Read on and give me your opinion.
ABC News Joins Obama – Bans American Flag Lapel Pins
In regard to ABC’s justification for this act, there can be no “neutrality” where patriotism is concerned.
ABC NEWS BANS FLAG LAPEL PINS
Barbara Walters said that this was going to hurt ABC bad. She works for ABC .
THE BRASS AT ABC NEWS ISSUED
ORDERS FORBIDDING REPORTERS TO WEAR LAPEL
PIN AMERICAN FLAGS OR OTHER PATRIOTIC INSIGNIA.
THEIR REASONING WAS THAT ABC SHOULD “REMAIN NEUTRAL ABOUT ‘CAUSES’. ”
SINCE WHEN IS PATRIOTISM TO BE DISCOURAGED?
BOYCOTT ABC AND ITS SPONSORS
AND AFFILIATES. WE ARE SLOWLY LOSING
EVERYTHING OUR COUNTRY STANDS FOR AND EVERYTHING OUR MEN AND WOMEN FOUGHT AND DIED TO PRESERVE!
PLEASE FORWARD THIS TO AS MANY AS YOU CAN.
The heads of ABC think they can control how we feel and think, even control the employees patriotic feelings, and we the people need to show them how wrong they really are…
THIS HAS BEEN VERIFIED THROUGH: truthorfiction.com
THIS ONE NEEDS TO BE CIRCULATED…
Read an update from 2008 as Scopes.com and ABC quibble and spin the story into neither true nor false. Find the story here.