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MARK LEVIN ATTACKED: @NPR book reviewer @Annalisa_Quinn Must Resign or Be Terminated
Doug Ross @ Journal ^ | May 25, 2019 | Doug Ross (?)

Posted on 05/26/2019 3:15:14 PM PDT by Oscar in Batangas

You might think that an Amazon #1 bestseller -- as Mark Levin’s ninth book has become -- would merit serious reviews from serious people. Obviously, NPR’s choice of Annalisa Quinn, a sometimes contributor to The New York Times, is immediately suspect. Conflict of interest much?

As one might have guessed from minute zero, Quinn’s review of Unfreedom of the Press is not about Levin’s book, but undermining its premise through insult, not argument.

Beginning with ad hominem attacks and ending with emotional diatribes, Quinn’s “review” of an academically documented and nonfiction bestseller is an outrage, but -- as Levin has carefully outlined -- easy to predict..

The first two paragraphs of Quinn’s review do not, of course, touch upon the book itself.

They are instead meritless and poisonous attacks on the author. Excoriating the writer before even touching upon the content is the mark of an unserious reviewer. Further, Quinn’s characterization of Levin -- in the very first sentence of the review -- as “fringe” betray her inability to objectively review any book.

Consider: does a “fringe” character:

• Serve eight years in the Reagan administration, including as Attorney General Ed Meese’s Chief of Staff? • Mount the first great defense of the inner-city education system via charter schools, using the teachings of the great economist Milton Friedman? • Lead a major legal foundation (Landmark Legal) intended to defend the Constitution as our Framers intended? • Without any formal media training, build one of largest radio network audiences in radio history (more than 10 million weekly listeners)? • Write nine (9) New York Times bestsellers in a row?

If that’s “fringe”, what the hell is Annalisa Quinn (if that is her real name)?

But the key question I have for Quinn is: why did you somehow skip Chapter One of Levin’s book?

In Chapter One of Unfreedom of the Press, Levin describes two interesting phenomena:

The incestuous rotation of media personalities into and out of Democrat administrations (featuring George Stephanopoulos, Jake Tapper and Chuck Todd) The increasing centralization of “journalists” within the perimeters of Manhattan and DC

Quinn, of course, ignores these very real concerns to minimize Levin’s critique of her occasional employer The New York Times.

The Times, as many are aware and Levin details in stunning detail, attempted to conceal the Holocaust from the American people. A decade earlier, the publishers of the Times concealed the massacre of millions of Ukrainians by Stalin.

Quinn admits that its coverage of these events was “inadequate”, though they were in fact borderline criminally negligent. Curiously, Quinn’s description of this outrage echoes the words of the Times in its press release responding to Levin’s charges.

If there were the equivalent of a Hippocratic Oath for journalism, it would certainly advocate zealously reporting the truth when it could save millions of lives.

But, as Levin’s title for Chapter Six confirms, countless innocents were instead betrayed by the Times’ owners to avoid being seen as a “Jewish newspaper”.

As a Times contributor, Quinn should never have been permitted to review a book that reveals the mostly forgotten legacy of the “newspaper of record”.

But, with that said, she could have operated with a modicum of intellectual honesty and offered a balanced assessment of Levin’s arguments. But she couldn’t and didn’t. Which is why she ignored Chapter One.

Annalisa Quinn should never be permitted to write a taxpayer-funded book review again. You and I are paying for her verbal excrement.


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Our tax dollars STILL at work funding a worthless NPR liberal snowflake.
1 posted on 05/26/2019 3:15:14 PM PDT by Oscar in Batangas
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To: Oscar in Batangas

sally quinn’s daughter or grand daughter?


2 posted on 05/26/2019 3:17:40 PM PDT by Chickensoup (Voter ID for 2020!! Leftists totalitarian fascists appear to be planning to eradicate conservatives)
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To: Chickensoup

Wouldn’t know - couldn’t care:
A dingbat is a dingbat is a dingbat

Genealogy has nothing to do with it


3 posted on 05/26/2019 3:21:18 PM PDT by Oscar in Batangas (Jan. 20, 2017, 12:00 PM: The End of an ERROR)
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To: Oscar in Batangas

Tax dollars to support NPR is a valid point.

But I thought it was the Left that demanded people resign or be terminated for exercising their first amendment rights.

Not conservatives.


4 posted on 05/26/2019 3:22:21 PM PDT by bigbob (Trust Trump. Trust the Plan.)
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To: Oscar in Batangas

Imho, Annalisa Quinn is not fit to shine Mark’s shoes.

5.56mm


5 posted on 05/26/2019 3:31:38 PM PDT by M Kehoe (DRAIN THE SWAMP! BUILD THE WALL!)
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To: Oscar in Batangas

Annalisa Quinn, far leftwing hack for NPR posing as a book critic

Mark Levin's new book is so lazily done that it's clearly not meant to be a *book* -- what people are really buying is a chance to say "screw you" to the media. That so many want to (#1 on amazon!) is worth paying attention to: https://t.co/t1z5HyX231 pic.twitter.com/QR8waVJeAX— Annalisa Quinn (@Annalisa_Quinn) May 22, 2019

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Your review is so lazily done, you chose to focus more on your political bias than actually analyzing the book. Your are clearly not meant to be a *book reviewer*.— Bill Yanko (@BillYanko) May 22, 2019

What a fraud. Your comical "review" is the PERFECT evidence that @marklevinshow is SPOT ON as usual. Not sure how you get paid for such inaccurate rubbish. There's a reason his book is already #1.— Bob (@BobPSU) May 22, 2019

With all do respect, I believe you’re a perfect example why most Americans don’t trust the MSM. Common sense people can see the progressive activism is filling the newsrooms and newspapers, you included.— Cooper Qually (@coopispoop) May 22, 2019

Thanks for your recommendation, Annalisa! After reading your review I ordered several copies of this important book. I want all my friends to read it,— Vladimir Shafranov (@vovashafranov) May 22, 2019


6 posted on 05/26/2019 3:31:46 PM PDT by conservative98
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To: Oscar in Batangas

Didn’t she just make the title of the book come to life?


7 posted on 05/26/2019 3:32:53 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing")
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To: conservative98

Close your mouth, girlie; you’re drawing flies.


8 posted on 05/26/2019 3:36:33 PM PDT by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Arthur Wildfire! March; Berosus; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
Beginning with ad hominem attacks and ending with emotional diatribes, Quinn’s “review” of an academically documented and nonfiction bestseller is an outrage, but -- as Levin has carefully outlined -- easy to predict.

9 posted on 05/26/2019 3:40:31 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Imagine an imaginary menagerie manager imagining managing an imaginary menagerie.)
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To: conservative98

“what people are really buying is a chance to say “screw you” to the media. “

And worth every penny no doubt!


10 posted on 05/26/2019 4:06:58 PM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: rawcatslyentist

“Didn’t she just make the title of the book come to life?”

Yes! And I’m sure she’s totally unaware of what she has actually done. Another wonderful American woman showing everyone her magnificent IQ.

LOLOLOL!


11 posted on 05/26/2019 4:09:56 PM PDT by polymuser (It's discouraging to think how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit. Noel Coward)
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To: conservative98

Good responses to that ignorant, leftist hack.


12 posted on 05/26/2019 4:10:15 PM PDT by Jane Long (Praise God, from whom ALL blessings flow.)
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To: Oscar in Batangas

what the hell is Annalisa Quinn (if that is her real name)?
= = =

Probably a mispelling of ‘quisling.’


13 posted on 05/26/2019 4:13:49 PM PDT by Scrambler Bob (You know that I am full of /S)
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To: Oscar in Batangas

The headline made me think he was physically attacked because he is on his book tour. Not nice.


14 posted on 05/26/2019 5:08:06 PM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: Scrambler Bob

Imagine ....

Imagine the media without leftist manipulation ... Imagine .

Soon without the leftists covering for them all the rest of the leftist damage to this country would be fully in the sunlight ... Imagine.

Soon America without the baleful leftist influence ... Imagine.

LETS MORE THAN ‘IMAGINE’

BOYCOTT DENOUNCE DISEMPOWER


15 posted on 05/26/2019 5:08:49 PM PDT by elbook
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To: Oscar in Batangas

One of the great things about the internet, and President Trump’s Administration, is that we now see beyond any question that big media in this country is no better than Pravda in the former Soviet Union. Sunlight is the greatest disinfectant, and heaven knows our government needs disinfecting.


16 posted on 05/26/2019 5:24:41 PM PDT by bk1000 (I stand with Trump)
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To: Oscar in Batangas

don’t give her any more face time. That’s what they want!


17 posted on 05/26/2019 5:25:02 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda�Divide and conquer seems to be working.?)
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To: conservative98

Thanks for posting the photo.


18 posted on 05/26/2019 5:32:23 PM PDT by PsyCon
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To: Oscar in Batangas

Instead of a Jewish newspaper, they’re a dishonest anti-American newspaper.


19 posted on 05/26/2019 8:18:48 PM PDT by TBP (Progressives lack compassion and tolerance. Their self-aggrandizement is all that matters.)
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To: carriage_hill

Close your mouth, girlie; you’re drawing flies.
.........................................
LMAO. Now that there is damn funny, and sexist to boot!


20 posted on 05/26/2019 8:58:25 PM PDT by fortes fortuna juvat (Civilization is held together by the hangman's noose.)
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