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    Re: Reformist newspapers banned in Iran

    Quote Originally Posted by misterman View Post
    Plenty of socialist governments (not communist) have relatively free press. Plenty of right-wing fascist governments have attacked the media.
    Name them, and don't come up with Hitler.
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    Re: Reformist newspapers banned in Iran

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    Name them.
    No, it's idiotic to even ask such a question.

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    Re: Reformist newspapers banned in Iran

    Quote Originally Posted by misterman View Post
    No, it's idiotic to even ask such a question.
    It's idiotic to make such a broad allegation.
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    Re: Reformist newspapers banned in Iran

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    Name them, and don't come up with Hitler.
    I'll come up with whomever I like. But like I said, this is a ridiculous question that doesn't even deserve an answer.

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    Re: Reformist newspapers banned in Iran

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    That's your suppression of the media?
    It's pretty extreme in this country, and the other media outlets agree with me.
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    Re: Reformist newspapers banned in Iran

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    It's idiotic to make such a broad allegation.
    A broad allegation that authoritarians have come from both the left and right? I don't play goofy games like this, sorry.

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    Re: Reformist newspapers banned in Iran

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    It's pretty extreme in this country, and the other media outlets agree with me.
    This entire thread is an insult to people in other countries who really do suffer oppression.

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