has lied repeatedly, and unapologetically, not just
about Shirley Sherrod but also ACORN and a lot of other issues, as Media Matters notes below
(and as Brad Feidman has been pointing out for quite a while).
But it's not just Breitbart's lying per se that makes him
unfit to speak on the results of this election (or any other). Rather, it the fundamental
of those lies: i.e., to disenfranchise as many citizens as possible, so as to help the GOP take power
despite the will of the majority.
So let's tell ABC that there is no good reason, or excuse, for
having such a character sit solemnly among their analysts on Election Night:
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ABC Taps Andrew
Breitbart For Election Night Analysis
Breitbart To Be Featured in ABC's 2010 Election Coverage
5:33 pm ET by Matt Gertz
has confirmed that noted propagandist Andrew Breitbart will provide
ABC News during their election night coverage.
BigJournalism.com website reported that Breitbart would "be bringing
from Arizona" for ABC, Media Matters confirmed his
participation in a town hall meeting anchored by ABC's David
Facebook's Randi Zuckerberg that will be featured in the
Breitbart's history of unethical behavior and misinformation,
News' David Ford told Media Matters: "He will be one of
many voices on our air, including Bill Adair of Politifact. If
Breitbart says something that is incorrect, we have other voices
call him on it."
Media figures and
outlets from across the board rejected Breitbart's race-baiting
lies after he smeared
former USDA official Shirley Sherrod as a "racist," using as
"proof" a heavily edited video of comments she made during a
March NAACP event that he posted on his site
ABC's Terry Moran
subsequently reported that "Breitbart had released only a clip
her speech, which distorted her real meaning, that she was wrong
had learned from her error," while Donna Brazile said that
Breitbart "should apologize" to Sherrod. Both Brazile and
Moran will also be featured during ABC's election night
repeatedly appeared on ABC to explain his false smears. In a
appearance on Good Morning Ameria, George
Breitbart for pushing claims about Sherrod that are "clearly not
true." During Breitbart's joint interview with James O'Keefe on
the June 1 edition of Good Morning America,
clip that had been excluded from an O'Keefe video posted on
Breitbart's website of New Jersey census supervisors that
Andrew Breitbart's recent career of authoring and promoting
falsehood-laden journalism include:
ACORN child prostitution investigation"
anti-gay Jennings smears
video falsely accuses Democrats
of reconciliation hypocrisy
over Gladney case
websites make baseless claim that NEA engaged in
nonexistent White House visit
Christmas tree ornaments
False claims of
community organizers "praying" to Obama
Joe Strupp provided reporting for this post.
ABC, Andrew Breitbart
Mark's new book, Loser Take All
: Election Fraud and the Subversion of Democracy, 2000-2008, a collection 14 essays on Bush/Cheney's election fraud since (and including) 2000, is just out, from Ig Publishing.
He is also the author of Fooled Again: The Real Case for Electoral Reform
which is now out in paperback (more...
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