After there was a media blackout regarding the contents of Hunter Biden’s laptop in the runup to the 2020 election, many prominent media outlets have finally acknowledged the authenticity of the story that first broke in the New York Post and was censored by social media giants.
Those media outlets have come under intense scrutiny as conservatives and even some liberals, such as Bill Maher, have accused them of bias for refusing to cover the story.
Prominent liberal Sam Harris, who has come under fire from liberals for his defense of free speech and criticizing Islam, surprisingly defended the media’s lack of coverage regarding Hunter Biden.
Left-wing comedian Bill Maher took him to task on Friday after Harris blamed Rudy Giuliani for the media blackout.
The Daily Caller Reports–
Comedian Bill Maher pushed back against author and podcaster Sam Harris who tried to claim news organizations didn’t have time to verify the Hunter Biden laptop.
The duo were discussing the infamous Hunter Biden laptop story, which was made public by the New York Post just weeks before the 2020 presidential election. The story was immediately censored on Twitter and other social media platforms while other news organizations dismissed it as Russian propaganda.
Harris tried to blame Rudy Guiliani for withholding the laptop, arguing outlets didn’t have enough time to verify it.
“It was completely plausible to worry that this was a fake story,” Harris said. “And there simply wasn’t enough time to get to the bottom of it.”
“Really? Well then why did the outlets that did get to the bottom of it, get to it?” Maher asked. “The New York Post had no problem getting to the bottom of it.”