As one who watches MSNBC and CNN, I could not be more gleeful about the legal woes of Fox News, which is nothing more than a propaganda arm for the right wing of the GOP.
MSNBC and CNN consistently told their viewers the truth about the 2020 presidential campaign. And they constantly had fact-checkers to refute all the lies coming from Donald Trump and his campaign. Meanwhile, Fox News defended virtually everything Trump said and did. Worse, Fox News presented liars such as the lawyer Sidney Powell, knowing fully that these people were telling lies, hoping to help Trump’s campaign.
I wholly support the lawsuit by Dominion Voting Systems. The company was, in fact, defamed and its reputation unfairly damaged by the lies told by and on Fox News. As Dominion alleges in its suit, Fox News knew these were false claims, yet it went ahead and aired them, seeking to profit from them.
I am just tickled by the plight of Fox News.
Herb Vermaas, Salem, Illinois
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It’s time to do something about Amazon. It’s a monopoly abusing its powers. The company has a history of poor work conditions, as well as a history of intimidating workers who want to organize for better working conditions. And now, as reported by the Sun-Times, independent bookstores realize they can’t operate successfully because of price-fixing by Amazon when it comes to the nation’s five big book publishers.
I applaud the owners of the Evanston bookstore Bookends and Beginnings for joining in a class action lawsuit to fight this illegal practice. Price-fixing is not new. Walmart used it for years to keep its prices low.
Sue Carrel, Edgewater
Don’t do the crime
So Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx thinks too many misdemeanor crimes are being prosecuted? Here’s a novel idea — don’t do something criminal. Because if you do, you should be held accountable. Actions have consequences. Something Foxx apparently doesn’t believe.
Michael Phillips, Oak Park