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The Washington Post / Craig Timberg / Oct 25
“…Facebook’s Public Policy team, led by former Bush administration official Joel Kaplan, defended a ‘white list’ that exempted Trump-aligned Breitbart News…and other select publishers from Facebook’s ordinary rules against spreading false news reports. When a person in the video conference questioned this policy, Kaplan, the vice president of global policy, responded by saying, ‘Do you want to start a fight with Steve Bannon?'”
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