Monday, April 27, 2009

Fox Fixes the News Again

Fox News ‘reporter’ Wendell Goler repeatedly aired a video clip of President Obama talking about Universal Health Care. The problem is that the clip was clipped. President Obama was answering a question, but the clip shown seems to have him giving his opinion. He did give his opinion but that wasn't shown.

From Media Matters:
Fox News' Wendell Goler cropped a comment by President Obama and took it out of context to falsely suggest that he supports creating a health care system "like the European countries." In fact, Obama was paraphrasing the town hall question he had been asked before explaining why he opposed such a system.
The following video first shows what President Obma actually said then shows how the Fox News 'fixed the news':

Read more from the transcript of the town hall meeting.

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