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Monday, May 7, 2012
WND's Klein Admits He's Out to Destroy Obama
Topic: WorldNetDaily

A May 5 WorldNetDaily article touts a profile of WND's Aaron Klein in the Jerusalem Post. Klein rather laughably breathes a sigh of relief that "the article itself seems fair."

In fact, the Jerusalem Post profile by Josh Hasten is all but a love letter to Klein. He's the only one quoted in it, which allows Klein to spin his story as positively as possible, and the Post apparently talked to nobody else. 

For instance, Hasten talks up Klein appearing on Talkers magazine's "Heavy Hundred" list for 2012, calling it " the most prestigious recognition in the US talk-radio industry." Actually, it's not all that prestigious; Klein ranks at No. 99 on the list of 100 radio hosts.

Since it's nothing but a fluff piece, Hasten avoids mentioning the less-than-glowing aspects of Klein's work, such as his being an admitted Kahanist -- the far-right sect that has been banned from Israeli politics for its history of violence -- and overly relying on untraceable anonymous sources and dubious guilt-by-association for his right-wing hack work. 

Interestingly, Klein also concedes that he's not interested in being fair and balanced when it comes to reporting on President Obama (hence the anonymous sources and dubious guilt-by-association). He admits that his work is designed  “to defeat President Obama, and stop the so-called [extreme left-wing] progressive movement and its followers from taking over the US."

In otherwords, he's not an objective reporter, he's a partisan activist. That, of course, fits in nicely with the mission of the WND Super PAC.

Such sympathies, of course, mean that his work can't be trusted. Again, just like the rest of WND.


Posted by Terry K. at 1:13 AM EDT

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