The Journal Sentinel and the USA Network of papers published in full a long, angry and self-serving Ron Johnson screed against media he says done him wrong.
Opinion: Sen. Ron Johnson says 'Mainstream media have abused the trust vested in them by the public
In which this line caught my eye:
I’m not bombastic, and I don’t engage in personal political attacks. Instead, I tell the truth.
* What about this 2013 claim of his which looks rather bombastic?
Ron Johnson Accuses Group Fighting Climate Change Of ‘Environmental Jihad’
* Or these 2016 attacks which were both personal and bombastic ?
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) compared those mounting the efforts to address climate change to Joseph Stalin and Hugo Chavez, while claiming that it has been “proven scientifically” that the climate is not in fact warming....“
"There’s an arrogance of power there that they’re utopians, that they really think they can create heaven on earth, and where it’s failed in the past, those people like Stalin and Chavez and the Castros, the nutcases in North Korea–by the way, if you want equal results, go to North Korea, you have equal misery.”
* About about his 'I tell the truth' claim, note this doozy:
Ron Johnson falsely claims there was 'no violence' on Senate side of US Capitol on January 6
YouTube removes video from Sen. Ron Johnson for COVID-19 misinformation