Fox News blatantly lies, slams other networks for "missing" the Tea Party protests

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  1. Thomas Veil, Sep 18, 2009
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    This is just incredible.

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    To me, this equates to Fox blatantly laughing at the stupidity of the people who watch it. They're saying, "You rubes will believe anything we tell you!"

    And...nobody's said it yet, and that picture is kinda small, but it looks like it was Photoshopped to insert those "millions" that Fox claimed were in attendance.
     
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    They'll use the Acorn defense and say it was a rogue group in marketing that purchased the ad, and they are "investigating" and cleaning up these rogue elements.
     
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    How do they get away with this s***? Why does anyone even listen to these fools anymore? There needs to be a law against blatant lying in this regard.
     
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    Aparently Fox even used cnn's street cam for the lower right image in the ad...
     
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    It should be surprising that they haven't been sued for libel for this.
     
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    Im sitting in my hospital bed right now and the guy on the other side of the curtain has fox news blasting.
     
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    That's disgusting! :eek:
     
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    Hope that guys had health insurance :D
     
  11. Thomas Veil, Sep 18, 2009
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    Watching Fox is extremely unhealthy. I'm not sure insurance would cover that.

    Or as Bill Maher put it the other day in reference to Tea Party, "Stupidity is a pre-existing condition."
     
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    To be honest, ive never really watched the channel to any extent but for hours its been an endless mockery of Obama, Democrats and knee slaps at their policies. Right now they have a segment on "New communists" and its clashing with Obamas "Socialist regime".

    20 minutes about Glenn Becks new book and how the Democrats are so behind and unprogressive, and in the end Beck will "win".

    Endless clips of rallies where people are chanting anti Obama slogans..

    3 hours and its all 100% negative about Obama and Democrats. Pro GOP propaganda.

    Excuse me while I request a new dose of delauded...

    BTW, watching the Latino awards on abc and Salma Hayak looks amazing :p
     
  13. Zombie Acorn, Sep 18, 2009
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    Where is the fox article? This could be referring to the media downplaying the Tea Partyers in the past. Someone post the article that shows fox saying the news stations didn't cover the event at all and I will join you.

    Until then you all are getting pumped off of a blog.
     
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    I just want to know where people got the idea that anywhere near 500k or more people were there

    I went to work on Saturday which is near where the protests were....and.....I mean, I am not sure 150k were there....if that

    I heard someone say 1 million.

    Can these people count?
     
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    from a ground view it would be hard to even try to estimate let alone count who was there.
     
  16. freeny, Sep 18, 2009
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    They are included in the OP. They were ads purchased for print in the Washington Post i believe.

    Heres one just from a simple google search of "washington post fox ad"
    http://www.examiner.com/x-12837-US-...arty-Express-CNNs-Rick-Sanchez-responds-video
     
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    No, I can properly say that I was looking at the right amount as I came from the West and saw the rally and continued to the East of it where my work was located. I also decided on the way back to drive past in on the South side (in a taxi since I walked through it on the way there).....there weren't hundreds of thousands filing the side streets, there weren't hundreds of thousands hiding in trees, and there weren't hundreds of thousands hiding underground

    Anyone with a pulse that went to the rally could see it.
     
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    What was your exact count then? 75,443?
     
  19. abijnk, Sep 18, 2009
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    Why would FOX write an article about their ad? :confused:
     
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    Then go buy a Washington Post
     
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    Its sitting as the first image in the OP as well as being the only image attached to the article in the link...

    Im on my phone so other then that I cant enable you any more than that.
     
  23. synth3tik, Sep 18, 2009
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    I don't see how Fox news is even broadcasting anymore. I mean there is fredom of the press, however a lot of what gets Fox new is hot water is not covered by the first amendment. lying and slander are not covered by the first. Why are they still broadcasting?

    These Tea Partyers are lame as hell anyway. Who could blame a network for not covering them.

    These people just want to whine and complain about the Obama administration. The only difference between Tea Partyers and anti Bush people is that the anti Bush people had real issues to back up their causes, like real hardline issues that were detrimental to the US.
     
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    or Wall Street Journal or New York Post.
     
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    Did the ad run in those, too? I only saw references to the Washington Post.

    EDIT: Oh, ok, yeah, I see where it was in those, too. Here is another commentary about it on Washington Post's website: LINK
     

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