Tony Ortega’s Whataboutism

These days in the news we hear a lot about ‘Whataboutism’, it’s a variant of the tu quoque logical fallacy which attempts to discredit an opponent’s position by charging them with hypocrisy without directly refuting or disproving what it is they are saying. It’s a pernicious line of argument particularly associated with Soviet and

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Sordid Secretive Scandal

Back before the scandal surrounding the demise of the Village Voice, before Tony Ortega’s bosses, Michael Lacey and James Larkin, in Phoenix began destroying all the evidence they could that might implicate them in the global sex scandal spiraling so out of control lengthy prison sentences seemed the only plausible outcome… Back before

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Tony Ortega’s cash cow

Finding a cash cow and squeezing it for all it’s worth has been a running theme in the life of Tony Ortega. We’ve discussed how as Editor of The Village Voice, Ortega would, with outspoken regularity, defend his right to pimp out underage sex workers in order to keep generating the ad

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Can we talk for a second about the elephant in the room?

Once a champion of backpage.com’s “anything goes” policy towards underage sex trafficking, Tony Ortega seems curiously mum on the topic since federal authorities — including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, five other federal agencies, and four state agencies — raided the site permanently forcing its closure.

Could it be that Ortega

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While Carl Ferrer will  testify against Backpage officials, will Tony Ortega step forward and come clean?

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Tony Ortega’s Attempt to Destroy the “Real Men Don’t Buy Girls” Campaign Failed

 

Tony Ortega was bent out of shape when the “Real Men Don’t Buy Girls” campaign went viral. He felt compelled (or perhaps ordered by his masters at Backpage dot com) to squash it. Ortega’s futile propaganda to suppress the campaign only proved his support of sex trafficking.

Ortega made it very clear where

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Here is why Tony Ortega will never speak out against Backpage dot com

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How to defend sex trafficking, according to Tony Ortega

 

 

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