Media Mashup: July 30, 2015

Screen Shot 2015-07-30 at 3.15.40 AMChina Wants to Run the Internet

China would like to change the rules governing the Internet in an apparent attempt to keep its country’s users closer to the economic and political line from the central government, according to The Wall Street Journal.

The nation with the most Internet users in the world reportedly wants to restrain the U.S. dominance over the Internet in an attempt to create tighter control of the content. For more information, see http://on.wsj.com/1D7nqug

Liberals: If the Shoe Fits, Wear It

Here is the lead from a column in The Washington Free Beacon: “Vox has written an insightful explainer on why buying a certain brand of shoe doesn’t necessarily make you a good person. The piece also, perhaps unintentionally, explains a lot about the young liberal hipsters who read Vox.” See http://freebeacon.com/blog/vox-explains-liberals/

Air Force One: Indicted Congressman Flew with the Prez

U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah of Philadelphia, who has been under investigation for corruption for many years, flew on Air Force One earlier this month despite his legal troubles. Fattah was indicted yesterday. See http://bit.ly/1DQUmlx

Terrorist: Dead and Gone

Mullah Omar, the leader of the Taliban, is reportedly dead.

What is troublesome, however, is that it took two years for intelligence officials to confirm Mullah Omar was dead.

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