Just Said NO...
ƒc By way of memeorandum and Middle Earth Journal we learn that the Nevada Democratic Party and the promoters of the Democratic Primary Debate that was to be aired on Faux have annouuced that it will not happen. I temper my pleasure of this development with the fact that some friends involved in the area explained how the Dems wanted to reach out to Faux viewers in hopes of strengthening their numbers. In a rational world dealing with a ration bona fide news organization, that would have been noble enough reason to pursue this objective. Faux however is not a real news organization and Bush's Amerika is hardly a rational world.
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Just say no to Pravda
By Ron [ ]
I have always felt that the Democrats should simply ignore Fox. When Democratic politicians appear on FOX they give it a legitimacy it does not deserve. It's not a news organization but a propaganda organ for the Bush/Cheney administration and neocon lunatics like Bill Kristol and Fred Barnes. Letting FOX host a Democratic debate was just plain stupid.
Huffington Post confirms it's dead and this from an e-mail I received from Robert Greenwald and Brave New Films.
Today, Senator Harry Reid and the NV Democrat Party announced they would drop a FOX-sponsored debate scheduled for August - citing FOX President Roger Ailes remarks last night that compared Barack Obama to Osama Bin Laden as the final straw.
"We hope this sets a precedent for all Democrats - that FOX should be treated as a right-wing misinformation network, not legitimized as a neutral source of news," said Eli Pariser, Executive Director of MoveOn.org Civic Action. "John Edwards, Harry Reid, the Nevada Democratic Party, and grassroots progressives across the nation deserve credit for standing up to Fox's right-wing agenda."
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Bush Administration, Faux News, NeoCons