Hollywood star Tim Robbins has broken with his fellow leftists to excoriate the mainstream news media for attacking independent journalists — including Matt Taibbi and Michael Shellenberger — who are exposing the government’s attempts to crush freedom of speech on social media.
Tim Robbins expressed his outrage Monday in a tweet in which he also blasted Democrats for threatening Taibbi with jail time. The actor specifically called out Reps. Hakeem Jefferies and Jerry Nadler (D-NY), as well as Virgin Islands delegate Stacey Plaskett.
“Mainstream media have not only ignored the story but now attack the journalists, effectively serving as a thuggish censorship arm of the government,” Robbins wrote. “What an embarrassing, shameful time for the Democrats and the ‘free’ press. You are losing any shred of credibility you had, you fucking fools.”