Fox news got punk'd by the Acorn guy

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  1. TurkeyWithaSunburn

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    All of those Acorn recordings were selectively edited and produced (with music!) to make something appear out of nothing. The full recordings from California have been released and show reality.

    Human smuggling?
    The employee pumps pimpdaddy for information about when and where. Then calls the cops when they leave. Way to go freako pimpdaddy give false leads. :rolleyes:

    You can set up a child prostitute ring?
    You can do anything you want, someone will say yes. Well NO you can't but with selective editing I can get you to say YES to that question. Someone WILL say yes to getting you housing even if you're a prostitute, and some gentle encouragement to pursue something other than selling your body.

    Raw ACORN tapes tell very different story
    Rachel Maddow Show
    12:11 (long but worth it)

    Will Faux News come out with retractions for errors in journalistic standards and ethics, since they promoted the recordings as being authentic (unedited).

    And the guy who starred in the recordings, James O'Keefe, was later charged with entering federal property under false pretenses for the purpose of committing a felony. Later reduced to entering real property of the United States under false pretenses, a misdemeanor.

    Gee Fox if you're gonna rely on sources like this nobody will take you serious. :rofl:
     
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    Step One: Identify the problem.

    Empowered poor people and people of color.

    Step Two: Discredit anyone or anything that is helping with the empowering.

    By whatever means necessary.

    Step Three: Plan developed.

    Yeah, it's really awful and ugly, and it will require Fox News to completely lie over and over. Innocent people will lose their jobs, their credibility, etc... But, "whatever means necessary.."

    Step Four: Just do it.

    They did it.
     
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    lol... Rightwingers have two really big problems going against them. One, they're gullible. Two, they're not smart enough to realize it, even after they've been shown how.
     
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    what most don't understand is the establishment targeted ACORN because of its long standing activism for fair wages and increasing the minimum wage.

    the US chamber of commerce has had ACORN on its hit list for years
     
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    I think Trinity had a thread about how evil Accorn was when this happened. Someone should reopen that thread and see what she has to say now.
     
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    Ask and you shall receive... :biggrin:
    Trinsanity's ACORN Failure
     
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