Jorge Ramos Compares Himself With Morrow And Cronkite In Going After Trump

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On ABC’s This Week on Sunday, August 30: “I think it is very dangerous that he’s promoting in his speeches bigotry and hatred against immigrants.”

“I think that, as a reporter, many times you have to take a stand when it comes to racism, discrimination, corruption, public life, dictatorships and human rights. We have to take a stand. The best examples of journalism that I have – Edward R. Morrow against McCarthy, Cronkite during the Vietnam war or the Washington Post reporters forcing the resignation of the Richard Nixon — that’s when reporters challenged those who are in power. And I think it is our responsibility to do that. I find it ironic and fascinating that I’m being criticized by other reporters for asking questions. Isn’t that the essence, exactly, of what we do?”

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