Fox News Calls Would-be Obama Assassin ‘occupy Shooter’ A Day After Authorities Found ‘no Connection’ To ProtestsThis is a story from my favorite progressive news blog about the D.C. shooter and Fox's attempts to align him with the Occupy movement. There wasn't even an attempt to try to report the news but of course you can't really expect anything more from a show like "Fox and Friends" I really love how Ms.Malkin points out how the media unfairly blames "righty" whenever a mentally ill person makes a commits a violent act aimed at politicians and then proceeds to do the same thing at another group with out any basis. Does Fox not realize that they are just as "low" as the MSM if the engage the same tactics? And do they think evidence is something that can just be fabricated on demand? The short answer is yes.
Fox News Calls Would-Be Obama Assassin ‘Occupy Shooter’ A Day After Authorities Found ‘No Connection’ To Protests
By Alex Seitz-Wald on Nov 18, 2011 at 12:40 pm
Yesterday, authorities charged Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez with attempting to assassinate President Obama after he allegedly fired an assault riffle at the White House. Never missing an opportunity to politicize such an event, Fox News ba
Fox & Friends host Gretchen Carlson said the shooter “may have tried to blend in with the Occupy protesters in D.C.,” and asked conservative blogger Michelle Malkin, “What would have happened if a tea party person had tried to do that?” Malkin took the bait, but admitted that “political ideology” was likely not a motivation of the man. Watch it, via Media Matters:
Meanwhile, Fox Nation, the social news site owned by Fox News, ran a headline yesterday blaring: “Man Linked to ‘Occupy’ Protest Charged With Attempted Assassination of Obama.” On Wednesday night’s Special Report — one of Fox’s “straight news” shows — host Bret Baier said, “Hernandez reportedly spent time with the Occupy D.C. protesters.”
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It appears Fox has not issued a correction, and the Fox Nation story remains online with the same headline.
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