Saturday, January 09, 2010

Matalin, Perino and Giuliani: Damn Lies

Where is the media responsibility and accountability?

It's bad enough that Dana Perino and Mary Matalin spewed their BS lies about history without getting called to task at the time, but it was way over the top when "Mr. Noun, verb, 9-11" misspoke on Good Morning America:

Mr. 9/11 Gets Amnesia: 'We Had No Domestic Attacks Under Bush; We've Had One Under Obama'

TPM video clip

No domestic attacks under Bush...


Laurence O'Donnell, sitting in for Keith Olbermann on Countdown, has a problem with all that:
GOP spreads terror lies

Jan. 8: One day after President Barack Obama calls for unity in the fight against al-Qaida, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani exhibits a greater willingness to parrot talking points from the Republican Party. The Nation’s Chris Hayes discusses.

Video - 9:17

As does Rachel Maddow, who joins in with her take:
Giuliani: a noun, a verb and no clue

Jan. 8: Rachel Maddow, despite going out of her way to give Rudy Giuliani the benefit of the doubt, is unable to find a way to interpret his answer in an ABC News interview that doesn't make him a cynical liar.

Video - 7:36

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