90 Miles From Tyranny : Mainstream Media Fails to Report Major Story on Native American Activist

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Friday, January 25, 2019

Mainstream Media Fails to Report Major Story on Native American Activist

Nathan Phillips was not done making trouble after the now-famous incident at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., last week.

After Friday’s standoff with the students from Covington Catholic, he and a band of 20-60 followers tried to interrupt a Mass at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on Saturday night. A security guard turned away Phillips and his group and locked hundreds of worshippers inside until police arrived and the group departed.

The Daily Mail, an Australian website, reported there were 60 protesters who “tried to disrupt Mass a day AFTER being left ‘shaken and overwhelmed’ by [Phillips’] confrontation with Catholic students.” It said in a subhead “They said they wanted to ‘hold the Catholic Church accountable’ for the events the previous day.”

It said Phillips led to the group up the steps while singing, but security guards blocked them. One guard, the Daily Mail reported, said the group was “’very angry’ and that it was terrifying for those inside.”

If you didn’t hear about this, you are not alone. The Catholic News Agency covered the incident, as did the Washington Times, Washington Examiner, Daily Caller, National Catholic Register, Breitbart and the Daily Mail. The New York Times, Washington Post, Huffington Post, Time magazine, Newsweek magazine, Slate, Salon, Los Angeles Times and others did not...

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