It is very interesting to see how the liberals/democrats are now pining for an independent news media that will do its’ job and investigate the powerful.

Where have they been for the last 8 years, in hiding or were you under lock and key.  The lock and key being their ideology and their mantra that the “end justifies the means”.  They even have an extreme activist group that calls themselves “by any means necessary”.  That should tell you exactly what I have been saying for years the democrats will do whatever it takes, legal or not legal to advance their socialist agenda and ideology.

Now we have an aging actor/activist who fancies himself a brilliant political mind has now stated in a Washington Post article the “importance of a free and independent media in defending our democracy”.

I have some question’s for you Mr. Redford, where have you been over the last 8 years, in hiding?

Where have you been when it was revealed that President Obama used the IRS to go after his political critics?

Where have you been when President Obama and his administration, I am looking at you Susan Rice, lied to the American people and the families of those who were killed in Benghazi?

Where have you been when President Obama allowed almost 1 trillion dollars to be borrowed on behalf of the children of future American generations to be spent on shovel ready jobs and then later stated "Shovel-ready was not as ... uh .. shovel-ready as we expected”.  That was almost 1 trillion dollars created practically zero private jobs.

Where have you been when the Affordable Care Act failed at its’ core mission of providing affordable health care to all American’s?

Where have you been when we discovered that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was using a private email server to conduct state business?  Even FBI Director Comey stated that she had less security on that email server then a gmail email account.

Where have you been when we discovered all of the secret deals between President Obama and the Iranian nuclear deal and the ransom money that was paid to Iran?

Where have you been when we discovered the VA death-list scandal?  Why were you bemoaning the news media investigate the deaths of our veterans?

Where have you been when President Obama spied on your beloved media?  Remember when President Obama spied on many journalist one being Fox News journalist James Rosen.

I could go on and on but I think at this point you get where I am going with this.

Robert Redford wrote in his Washington Post Opinion piece:

Sound and accurate journalism defends our democracy. It’s one of the most effective weapons we have to restrain the power-hungry

The Obama administration essentially “weaponized” politically our IRS and intelligence services against the Republicans.

Where were you during these attacks against us Americans and our independent government agencies and media?

You were in hiding Mr. Redford, hiding and relishing the power of a government with your ideology to advance your political beliefs.

That my friends is intellectually dishonest and now hypocritical.

We should encourage and nurture “a free and independent media in defending our democracy”, but that encouragement and nurturing should happen no matter who or what party is in power.

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