Conservative scholar Ben Shapiro The New York Times on Friday mocked the publication of “Chinese campaign to promote Hong Kong’s totalitarian takeover” The paper’s “awake staff” were agitated When it published a version written by Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Arch., Earlier this year.
In June, the Times’ own reporters published about Cotton Publishing George Floyd Restlessness. Cotton called on the government to stop troops as a last resort to quell riots and looting amid anger over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody.
The release sparked an uproar among Times journalists, with some saying it posed a danger to black workers. Some staff called the sick in protest, and then the Times announced that a review had not met its standards. James Bennett, editorial editor, eventually resigned.
Thursday, Times Posted a comment section A member of the executive committee in Hong Kong, under the headline “Hong Kong China, like it or not”, declared that “there is no outcry, condemnation or impediment to the Chinese government’s aggression on Hong Kong affairs.” Hong Kong is a part of China whose destiny is intertwined with the mainland. ”
Shapiro Announced I wondered if the same staff would speak.
“If so, are any of the Awake employees who care so much about human rights going to demand the resignation of the Op-Ed editor who is now printing an open Chinese campaign to promote Hong Kong’s total tyrannical takeover?” Shapiro wrote.
The New York Times did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Bradford Bates of Fox News contributed to this report
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