Would The Media Be Interested If Assad Set Up Re-Education Labor Camps For Political Dissidents? A couple of months ago, the mainstream media got all excited about leaked emails from Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and bombshell revelations such as the fact that Assads wife likes to spend a lot of money on expensive furniture. Would that same corporate press be interested if documents were leaked showing that Assads military forces had set up detention camps in which they planned to incarcerate political activists and subject them to re-education programs and slave labor? Of course it would, the story would be all over CNN, ABC and Fox News. The documents would be heralded as chilling evidence that Assad is in charge of a dictatorial regime that plans to kidnap demonstrators and imprison them in North Korean-style gulags. Continued Comment: But that is happening here and the MSM isn't talking abou it. Those happy talking heads on the TV sell us out for their job and the corps whos owners are planning to round us up.