US Senator Tom Cotton’s opinion piece in The New York Times has raised questions about its content, the newspaper’s decision to run it and the timing, which coincides with the anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown. Photo: SCMP US Senator Tom Cotton’s opinion piece in The New York Times has raised questions about its content, the newspaper’s decision to run it and the timing, which coincides with the anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown. Photo: SCMP
US Senator Tom Cotton’s opinion piece in The New York Times has raised questions about its content, the newspaper’s decision to run it and the timing, which coincides with the anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown. Photo: SCMP

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On Tiananmen crackdown anniversary, US senator’s call for military force against Floyd protesters stirs fury

  • Senator Tom Cotton accused of hypocrisy for supporting Hong Kong protesters then seeking ‘overwhelming show of force’ at home
  • Journalists among critics of New York Times for giving editorial space to call for military presence

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US Senator Tom Cotton’s opinion piece in The New York Times has raised questions about its content, the newspaper’s decision to run it and the timing, which coincides with the anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown. Photo: SCMP US Senator Tom Cotton’s opinion piece in The New York Times has raised questions about its content, the newspaper’s decision to run it and the timing, which coincides with the anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown. Photo: SCMP
US Senator Tom Cotton’s opinion piece in The New York Times has raised questions about its content, the newspaper’s decision to run it and the timing, which coincides with the anniversary of the Tiananmen crackdown. Photo: SCMP
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