New York Times Admits Editing Explosive Story After Complaint By Biden Campaign
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If there was any doubt that the New York Times is a propaganda arm of the DNC then it should forever be removed over the stunning admission that it edited a story at the behest of the Biden campaign.
The Times finally got around to writing about the explosive allegations of a former Biden staffer who accused the former vice president of sexual misconduct in 1993 albeit in a manner skewed against Tara Reade.
According to Reade, lunchbucket Joe put his hand up her skirt and "penetrated" her with his fingers, a good deal worse than the creepy inappropriate touching and hair sniffing that Biden engages in.
However, unlike the coordinated uproar by the NYT and the rest of the media over fabrications involving now SCOTUS Justice Brett Kavanaugh, the story hasn't gotten much attention.
Now the news comes that the Times removed a key sentence in the piece and that it did so after Biden's campaign team complained.
No other allegation of sexual assault surfaced in the course of our reporting, nor did any former Biden staffer corroborate Reade’s allegation. We found no pattern of sexual misconduct by Biden, beyond hugs, kisses, and touching that women previously said made them uncomfortable.
The paper also deleted a tweet of the sentence, drawing criticism and arousing suspicion that the nation's "newspaper of record" is taking its orders from the DNC and Team Biden in an election year.
Via The Washington Examiner, "New York Times admits Biden team influenced edits to story on sexual assault allegation":
The New York Times revealed that Joe Biden's campaign influenced the newspaper's decision to edit out allegations of sexual misconduct from a story published over the weekend.
On Sunday, the New York Times was criticized for editing a sentence and deleting a tweet noting that Biden has been accused of sexual misconduct by women who found that his hugging and hair sniffing crossed the line. The sentence and the tweet were part of a larger story on the sexual assault allegation from Tara Reade, a former Biden staffer, who accused him of placing his hand under her skirt and penetrating her with his fingers.
On Monday, however, Executive Editor Dean Baquet admitted that the Biden campaign's reaction to the piece played a role in making the changes. He explained the situation as part of a longer story that detailed why the New York Times waited 14 days to cover Reade's allegations.
"Even though a lot of us, including me, had looked at it before the story went into the paper, I think that the campaign thought that the phrasing was awkward and made it look like there were other instances in which he had been accused of sexual misconduct," he explained. "And that’s not what the sentence was intended to say."
He added, "We didn’t think it was a factual mistake. I thought it was an awkward phrasing issue that could be read different ways and that it wasn’t something factual we were correcting. So I didn’t think that was necessary [to explain]."
The original sentence from the story read, "The Times found no pattern of sexual misconduct by Mr. Biden, beyond the hugs, kisses and touching that women previously said made them uncomfortable." It was later changed to: "The Times found no pattern of sexual misconduct by Mr. Biden."
Baquet did not elaborate on what the campaign found "awkward" about the phrasing used in the original piece.
Not only has the editing of the damning sentence exposed one of the top purveyors of the #MeToo movement as brazen hypocrites but also clearly shows that they are now an unofficial public relations front for Team Biden.
Pulitzer Prize winner Glenn Greenwald pointed out the media's tendencies to protect Democrats against those who accuse them of sexual assault in a scathing tweet that should conjure up memories.
"The last thing you want to be is a woman who accuses an important Democratic Party leader of sexual misconduct or harassment. Few people are publicly treated worse. Ask Paula Jones, Juanita Broaddrick, Monica Lewinsky and so many others."
The hatchet job on the original story further bolsters the case made by many including President Trump that the once venerable paper has become a peddler of fake news and an enemy of the truth.