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The Washington Post slanders a sheriff who opposes Black Lives Matter

One of the most heartening things in the past week was to learn that the Washington Post had given up the fight and settled with Nick Sandmann, the 16-year-old boy it slandered as a racist because, while wearing a MAGA hat, he smiled when a creepy-looking Native American man got into his face and started drumming.  Although the dollar amount is unknown, people instinctively feel that the WaPo had to dig deep.  With an article it published on Wednesday, the Washington Post may have just set itself up for another lawsuit and (God willing) another expensive settlement.

The offending article is entitled “A Nevada library wanted to back Black Lives Matter.  The sheriff said he wouldn’t respond to 911 calls there.”  Under that big, black-letter heading is a picture of a smiling white sheriff, in his uniform.  Immediately under is this text:

Douglas County, Nev., Sheriff Daniel Coverley threatened to stop responding to 911 calls at a local library after its leaders drafted a statement in support of Black Lives Matter. (Douglas County Sheriff’s Office)

The article then tells its readers the following story:

The Douglas County, Nev., public library wanted to take a stand this week: […]

Read the full story from American Thinker

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