PBS lawyer suggested sending children of Trump voters to ‘reeducation campswhere ‘they watch PBS all day

PBS lawyer suggested sending children of Trump voters to 'reeducation camps' where 'they watch PBS all day'

一个 PBS attorney made disparaging remarks about supporters of 特朗普总统 and suggested violence if the president remained in office, according to leaked audio recordings.

An edited video released by Project Veritas on Tuesday depicts a man named Michael Beller, described by the right-wing guerilla news outlet as theprincipal counselfor PBS. In conversations that took place before and after the 2020 总统选举, Beller is heard talking to an undercover journalist in a restaurant-type setting about what should happen to GOP voters.

What are you going to do if we don’t win?” the undercover journalist asks in one conversation.

Go to the White House and throw Molotov cocktails,” Beller responds with a grin.


Project Veritas, headed by guerilla journalist James O’Keefe, has made several headlines in recent years for its efforts toexposenews organizations. Previous revelations from the group include that ABC News spiked a story about the Jeffrey Epstein scandal and that CNN chose to avoid reporting about Hunter Biden’s business interests in Eastern Europe during the election campaign.

In a statement to Project Veritas that was shared on Twitter, the PBS PressRoom said, “This employee no longer works for PBS. As a mid-level staff attorney, he did not speak on behalf of our organization, nor did he make any editorial decisions.

There is no place for hateful rhetoric at PBS, and this individual’s views in no way reflect our values or opinions,” 声明继续. “We strongly condemn violence and will continue to do what we have done for 50 years – use our national platform and local presence to strengthen communities and bring people together.

Elsewhere in the video, Beller shares his extreme views on what should be done with Trump’s supporters and their children.

Even if Biden wins, we go for all the Republican voters and Homeland Security will take away their children,” Beller says in the video. “And then we’ll put them into reeducation camps.

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He then elaborates on his proposedenlightenment camps,” insisting they areniceplaces withSesame Street characters in the classrooms and they watch PBS all day.

Beller further speaks about his concerns for children who have grown upknowing nothing but Trump for four years,” insistingyou’ve got to wonder what they’re going to be like.

“[Are we] raising a generation of intolerant, horrible people, horrible kids?” Beller wonders.

In another exchange, Beller is heard calling Americansso fing dumband suggesting that Washington isgood to live in” 和 “a place where people are educated and stuff.

Could you imagine if you lived in one of these other towns or states where everybody’s just … 笨?” Beller asks.

Beller appears to celebrate the spike in coronavirus cases inred states,” repeatedly calling the surgegreat.


Why do you think so?” the undercover journalist asks.

Because either those people won’t come out to vote for Trump, 你懂, [在] the red states, or a lot of them are sick and dying,” Beller says of Trump supporters.

Beller goes on to slam CNN, saying itdoesn’t have real news anymoreand is too obsessed with President Trump. He was also critical of Fox News coverage.


在接受采访时 “汉尼提” 周二晚上, O’Keefe told the host thatin this time of moral and political crisis, I think courage is contagious, and we have all these whistleblowers coming to us, insiders helping us expose.

We need more of these people,” O’Keefe added. “马上, 我认为, is the time to be hopeful if we can create an army of exposers, because exposure itself, sunlight needs to be the best disinfectant. Exposure itself is the solution.