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Guess which news channel played ‘Dude (Looks Like a Lady)’ in their Chelsea Manning segment, and other fun Wednesday games

TweetSigh.┬áHere’s an infuriatingly thorough compilation of all the worst cable news reactions to the story of Chelsea Manning’s transition, including a mocking, sneering segment on Fox News using Aerosmith’s “Dude (Looks Like A Lady)” as a soundtrack for hate. We’ve said it before but this apparently needs repeating: hateful, ignorant and childish coverage of Chelsea [...]
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Center for Constitutional Rights, ACLU condemn Manning’s sentence

TweetEarlier today a military judged sentenced Pfc. Bradley Manning to 35 years in prison, the longest sentence for a public leak of government information in U.S. history. Manning, who provided nearly a quarter-million files to Wikileaks, will be eligible for parole in eight years. The prosecution sought a considerably longer 60-year sentence, but, according to [...]
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