We’re in the midst of a debate about whether the media deserves special privileges.
Senator Bernie Sanders not only believes that it does, but wants to tax ads to fund the media.
In a Columbia Journalism Review pitch, the socialist politician proposes,”we should consider taxing targeted ads and using the revenue to fund nonprofit civic-minded media.”
By civic-minded media, he means leftists.
Why should businesses be taxed to subsidize Bernie’s propaganda. And he’s fairly explicit about it being his propaganda.
“After all, TV networks that rely on $4.5 billion a year of pharmaceutical ads may be thrilled to sugarcoat our current dysfunctional health care system—but they will never provide a consistently fair hearing for something like Medicare for All,” Sanders writes.
Medicaid-for-All has been widely promoted in the media. But Bernie isn’t satisified. He wants North Korea’s civic media.
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