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    An American anchor working for state-owned television station Russia Today quit on air on Wednesday. Liz Wahl, in the network's D.C. bureau, announced she could no longer be "part of a network that whitewashes the actions of Putin. I'm proud to be an American and believe in disseminating the truth, and that is why, after this newscast, I am resigning."

    “It actually makes me feel sick that I worked there,”
     Wahl told The Daily Beast exclusively.

    She had been planning this move for some time. "When I came on board from the beginning I knew what I was getting into, but I think I was more cautious and tried to stay as objective as I could,” she said, explaining that she was repeatedly censured by her superiors.

    The Kremlin's influence over RT is subtle, Wahl said, but management manipulates its employees, punishing those who stray from the narrative. “In order to succeed there you don’t question,” Wahl explained.

    RT has had some doozies recently, like "Self-defense forces ranks swell in anticipation of Crimea showdown with radicals" and "Tea, sandwiches, music, photos with self-defense forces mark peaceful Sunday in Simferopol."

    On Tuesday, RT anchor Abby Martin denounced Putin's invasion of Crimea. "I can't say enough how strongly I am against any state intervention in a sovereign nation's affairs. What Russia did is wrong." Soon after, Martin's bosses said they would sent her to Crimea, which she declined.

    “I just think it’s absurd that we’re just a few blocks away from the White House and this is all able to go along,” Wahl said.




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    Puerperal Psychosis?

    Or maybe just a drama queen.

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    Or maybe just somebody - who happens to be female - feeling they had a moral obligation to both themselves and the public, to say their piece?
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    Travoltafied she is Luis Whayte

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    Quote Originally Posted by dibblekins View Post
    Or maybe just somebody - who happens to be female - feeling they had a moral obligation to both themselves and the public, to say their piece?
    Well! With such high morals, what network in America could she possibly seek employment with.

    LMAO! at this part...

    On Tuesday, RT anchor Abby Martin denounced Putin's invasion of Crimea. "I can't say enough how strongly I am against any state intervention in a sovereign nation's affairs. What Russia did is wrong." Soon after, Martin's bosses said they would sent her to Crimea, which she declined.



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    Wow. Both viewers must have been stunned.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bklynboy68 View Post
    An American anchor.......

    RT anchor Abby Martin denounced Putin's invasion of Crimea. "I can't say enough how strongly I am against any state intervention in a sovereign nation's affairs. What Russia did is wrong."


    They should've included in the story how she feels when America does it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimmy812 View Post


    They should've included in the story how she feels when America does it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by edwardv View Post
    I have been thinking for years we need to invade Canada.
    Why bother, all of North America will be speaking Spanish and Cinco de Mayo a national holiday within fifty years, don't make it easier for Mexico to take over.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave's Dreidel View Post
    Why bother, all of North America will be speaking Spanish and Cinco de Mayo a national holiday within fifty years, don't make it easier for Mexico to take over.
    Better fishing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by edwardv View Post
    I have been thinking for years we need to invade Canada.
    Then build a giant wall because as Lewis Black said, "THAT'S WHERE THE COLD COMES FROM"
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    she's hot
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    Quote Originally Posted by ED'S A 20THCENTURY MOZART View Post
    she's hot
    She did mention feeling sick, though. So maybe that's hot with an asterisk *.

    But we can infer that she isn't suffering from "job-lock". Which is, you know, a relief.

 

 

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