Facebook claims social media is threatening democracy by becoming a main source for political propaganda. News agencies and other such persons with political agendas push bias onto us through social media sources, whether it’s the Russians being behind the 2016 elections or that Hillary Clinton had a child trafficking business in a small-town pizza joint.
The crimes that led to the genocide at Srebrenica are atypical in that they did not go entirely unpunished. Slobodan Milosevic, the President who stoked the narrative of a “Greater Serbia,” died alone in a prison cell while being prosecuted by a UN war crimes tribunal.
In the future, we ask that Mr. Shapiro please reach out to us directly if we make mistakes reporting on him (or anyone for that matter). Additionally, we hope that Mr. Shapiro at least considers heeding our advice and attempt cutting back on his insults for the sake of fostering a productive dialogue where both sides of the political spectrum can better communicate their ideas.
It is misguided to say that white Americans face no discrimination at all. Absolute statements are dangerous, and in all likelihood there have been cases in which white people have been judged by the color of their skin. However, I would argue that this occurs far less for whites than for minorities and that the situations in which it would occur are much less meaningful.
While USG should be commended trying to better serve their constituents, they should make sure that they are actually serving their constituents with the work that they are doing.