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Old Posted Oct 15, 2021, 9:44 PM
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Originally Posted by dweeprise View Post
Hilarious that they quoted Thomas Jefferson on that wall. The same man who said:

"Advertisements contain the only truths to be relied on in a newspaper."

"I do not take a single newspaper, nor read one a month, and I feel myself infinitely the happier for it."

"The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers."
Jefferson was a great, but flawed, man, often contradicting himself (all men are created equal, but a slaveowner). He also said he would prefer “newspapers without government” to “government without newspapers." Jefferson was known to regularly personally attack any newspaper that dared disagree with his policies. Those quotes are likely examples.