Alberto Fernández, in the run-up to the Day of the Journalist, again attacked the media, said that "there is an excessive abuse of freedom of the press" and asked that "citizens discover who is the defamator, the liar, the corrupt who receives money to say what he says."
The President's words were given in the framework of the presentation of the National Table of Integrity and Transparency, with references to corruption in public administration and blows to the press and Justice.
"I always say that in all democracy there was not the freedom of the press that exists today in Argentina. There is even an excessive abuse of press freedom, there is lies, defame, insults, but we do not react, and we trust that citizens will discover who is the defamer, the liar, who is the corrupt journalist who receives money to say what he says, "said Fernández at the event held at Casa Rosada.
There, he asked that "sometime those journalists show their assets" so that "they explain how being announcers of those programs they have such departments."
"But I have the peace of mind of never persecuting a journalist, I never called a newspaper to say take down a note or put a note, never. That's how it goes, but I'm going to rest in peace," the president added.
But in addition to the press, Alberto Fernández used his words to point to another of his favorite victims. He assured that his government never interfered "with Justice," but that they did want to "change it because it works very badly."
"They are told by someone who loves justice, who embraced the career of law and is the son of a judge. It works badly, we cannot know the patrimony of the judges," he reaffirmed.
And he recounted the days when he and his brothers were proud to be the children of a magistrate: "When I was a boy my father was a judge of the Crime Chamber. When in the year 76 the military dismissed him, after 40 years of courts, he had a model 49 car and we lived in a rented house, we were not worried about money, but we were the children of the judge. "
"Today they walk around with black glass so they don't recognize them. Most of the judges are honest and decent people, but some of those judges mark the black spot," he added.
And in the same way that he puffed up his chest for not meddling with the press, he said that he acted the same with the Justice: "No judge can say that the Government called them for a ruling, that they imprison or remove someone. In the AFI we prohibit intelligence agents from collaborating with the justice system and we remove all spies from the courts."
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