Chris Russell's contempt for the media is out of control

Chris Lingebach
January 18, 2019 - 5:33 pm
Chris Russell attacks the media

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Chris Russell's contempt for the media is raging out of control.

As his latest attack on the media transpired Thursday – which began with him grumbling at the mere thought that an honest reporter might try to cover him, ya know, honestly – Russell's disdain for journalist led him to carry out a literal attack on the media. Fortunate for you, concerned citizens, the Fourth Estate is here, undeterred, fighting to keep you informed in the face of evil.

Just look at the words Russell used to describe @Roostercast journalist @JTtheVic: "JT The Vic is a rat. He was eating his lunch happily. He saw me, got giddy like a school girl, scurried like a little rat to his phone and then got mad when I dumped vinegar all over myself and the floor because he was trying to take a picture of me and my stuff."

Shameful.

If media isn't free to report that someone in position of power enjoys his salad out of a dog bowl – or his soup out of a packet – then how free are we, really?

Russell's contempt for the media only grew exponentially as the pressure wore on.

"Go F yourselves! All of you!"

In this one video, you can see Russell scold a journalist, calling him an "idiot" and a "dope" multiple times, while sarcastically referring to him as "a good investigative journalistic reporter."

On Russell's latest bender of deceipt, you can catch him spewing venemous lies at almost every turn. Like at the 21-second mark of this video, just after Russell baldly lies that "there is really no place to hang up anything in this studio."

Russell followed through on threats of physical violence. And imagine, this is with cameras on him.

Sadly, this is nothing new. Russell's violent inclinations in dealing with the media, however well-documented, have been going on for years. Here he is in Dec. 2016, seen savagely beating broadcast professional – and ever the Murrow Award hopeful – Chad Dukes with a baseball bat.

Let us live the words of our forefather, Thomas Jefferson, as he once penned to Littleton Waller Tazewell: "Convinced that the people are the only safe depositories of their own liberty, and that they are not safe unless enlightened to a certain degree, I have looked on our present state of liberty as a short-lived possession unless the mass of the people could be informed to a certain degree."

Jefferson would be rolling in his liberty-laden grave.

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