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There are 7 comments on POV: How Censorship Can Harm Public Health

  1. How is it even legal, or allowed that any administration can direct any agency to not use the best “evidence-based” or “science-based” words to ensure their publications and communications are as accurate as possible?
    What’s next?
    “War is peace.
    Freedom is slavery.
    Ignorance is strength.” ― George Orwell, 1984

    “The Party seeks power entirely for its own sake. We are not interested in the good of others; we are interested solely in power, pure power. What pure power means you will understand presently. Power is not a means; it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship.”
    ― George Orwell, 1984

  2. So the Washington Post published a false story with unnamed sources with a unequivocal denial by the director of the agency, and these writers still blame Trump because the policy that never was implemented “was ever considered at all.”

  3. Umm, this so-called “ban” — proposed by career staffers in the CDC, not by policymakers — was simply internal guidelines about how to present material most effectively in budget requests to Congress. Not really the stuff of which hyperbolic op-eds are made.

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