Mehdi Hasan

Mehdi Hasan


Columnist, The Intercept. Host, Deconstructed podcast. Presenter, Al Jazeera English TV shows (UpFront & Head to Head). A Brit now based in DC.

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Oh and for all the predictable whataboutist pro Biden folks in the comments going on about Bernie’s crime bill vote, which was an undeniable mistake on his part, here’s some info and context and why Biden, the architect of the bill, was so much worse:

Police violence and misconduct existed before Trump of course - but there’s no doubt that Trump has callously and cynically made things much worse, as this ⁦ @voxdotcom ⁩ piece makes clear:

“Disbelieving black victims is the default position of conservatives. It’s shameful.” Former Bush speechwriter:

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Hey US media folks, here, I would argue immodestly, is how you interview a Trump supporter on Trump's lies:

Nationwide protests and riots. Police officers beating people in the streets. The president threatening to deploy the military and have the protesters shot. If this were happening in any other country, the United States would probably be calling for regime change by now.

In the past 24 hours, Muslims in U.S. & U.K. have been murdered outside of mosques. When will we admit anti-Muslim hatred is out of control?

He's lying. He's fucking lying. And people are dying. It's an outrage. Be outraged. FFS. How are we okay with this?

Bernie’s press secretary suggesting to a sitting US senator that cancer treatment, and not just COVID-19 treatment, should be free has generated far more outrage from liberals on Twitter than the fact that Biden’s senior adviser offered free PR & legal advice to Harvey Weinstein.

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