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LEAKED EMAIL: Fox boss caught slanting news reporting

Boo Radley

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You just show you don't understand what is being said. Not unusual, sadly. no one anywhere said Chevez was a lovable guy. Dishonest and idiotic to suggest anyone did. :coffeepap
 

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The Democrats created the term, they after all were the ones trying to pass reform. The term was used in polls, so to call anything else confuses the issue.


It doesn't bother me that much, I'm simply saying it's bias. Bias that was developed by Frank Luntz. Everything on Fox is carefully scripted.

Looks like you're just pissed off, because there's too much truth being reported about Obamacare.
 

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I thought I already posted this, but don't see it.(can't believe I'm posting a link to MM)
Anyway, I didn't realize it was in response to Nancy Pelosi that the E-mail was sent. Or maybe in response to MM's hit piece on Fox and Friends? :lol:

Fox & Friends hosts Luntz to decry Pelosi "rebranding" the public option, push "government option" language | Media Matters for America
CARLSON: Let's talk a little about the wordsmiths and how this sort of rebranding effort has been going on for the last couple of months. Now we have Nancy Pelosi not wanting to call it the public option. Shouldn't what we really call it is a government takeover of health care? Is that why she now wants to call it the consumer option, to kind of shield that?

LUNTZ: Well, look, a lemon is a lemon; you can call it an orange or an apple. And I have a simple question for people out there who are watching right now, what you should call it. Who created it, the public or the government? Who determines the details of what's in this plan, the public or the government? Who is promoting this plan, the public or the government? Now she's realized the so-called public option that she wants to call it is losing support on a daily basis, and so she's trying to change the language behind it. The problem is that the American people really don't want Washington running their health care. They really don't want Washington making the decision that should be made by doctors and hospitals. And so she's trapped in this ideological crusade that an increasing number of Americans are opposing.

You took this out of context.

On Fox & Friends, Luntz explains why "people out there who are watching right now" should call it the government option. During the October 28 edition of Fox & Friends, Luntz responded to Carlson's question about Pelosi's "rebranding" of the public option, arguing that Pelosi is trying to "change" the term because the public option is "losing support on a daily basis":
CARLSON: Let's talk a little about the wordsmiths and how this sort of rebranding effort has been going on for the last couple of months. Now we have Nancy Pelosi not wanting to call it the public option. Shouldn't what we really call it is a government takeover of health care? Is that why she now wants to call it the consumer option, to kind of shield that?
LUNTZ: Well, look, a lemon is a lemon; you can call it an orange or an apple. And I have a simple question for people out there who are watching right now, what you should call it. Who created it, the public or the government? Who determines the details of what's in this plan, the public or the government? Who is promoting this plan, the public or the government? Now she's realized the so-called public option that she wants to call it is losing support on a daily basis, and so she's trying to change the language behind it. The problem is that the American people really don't want Washington running their health care. They really don't want Washington making the decision that should be made by doctors and hospitals. And so she's trapped in this ideological crusade that an increasing number of Americans are opposing.
Public option remains popular. Contrary to the claims of Luntz and otherconservatives, polling consistently shows broad support for the public option.
 

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You took this out of context.

On Fox & Friends, Luntz explains why "people out there who are watching right now" should call it the government option. During the October 28 edition of Fox & Friends, Luntz responded to Carlson's question about Pelosi's "rebranding" of the public option, arguing that Pelosi is trying to "change" the term because the public option is "losing support on a daily basis":
CARLSON: Let's talk a little about the wordsmiths and how this sort of rebranding effort has been going on for the last couple of months. Now we have Nancy Pelosi not wanting to call it the public option. Shouldn't what we really call it is a government takeover of health care? Is that why she now wants to call it the consumer option, to kind of shield that?
LUNTZ: Well, look, a lemon is a lemon; you can call it an orange or an apple. And I have a simple question for people out there who are watching right now, what you should call it. Who created it, the public or the government? Who determines the details of what's in this plan, the public or the government? Who is promoting this plan, the public or the government? Now she's realized the so-called public option that she wants to call it is losing support on a daily basis, and so she's trying to change the language behind it. The problem is that the American people really don't want Washington running their health care. They really don't want Washington making the decision that should be made by doctors and hospitals. And so she's trapped in this ideological crusade that an increasing number of Americans are opposing.
Public option remains popular. Contrary to the claims of Luntz and otherconservatives, polling consistently shows broad support for the public option.

Wow! You actually just proved yourself wrong! Luntz just explained how the term "Government Option" was more accurate. Your only beef with Fox News is that they used the more accurate term in lieu of the Democrat Talking Points term "Public Option."

Actually, if you think about it, you just proved that FoxNews is more accurate than any news source that called the program a "Public Option."
 

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LEAKED EMAIL: Fox boss caught slanting news reporting | Media Matters for America

Fair and Balanced? Yeah right. Fox News is just an extension of the Republican Party.
Leaked emails are just more evidence that we have seen before in the video OutFoxed.

“Fox News has consistently delivered false and misleading information to its viewers about the climate crisis. The leaked emails now suggest that this bias comes directly from the executives responsible for their news coverage.” — former Vice President Al Gore¹

Fox News has misinformed its audience.
 

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“Fox News has consistently delivered false and misleading information to its viewers about the climate crisis. The leaked emails now suggest that this bias comes directly from the executives responsible for their news coverage.” — former Vice President Al Gore¹

Fox News has misinformed its audience.

Fox News is now too powerful to strike down. The attempt would bring down a firestorm on the left.
 

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“Fox News has consistently delivered false and misleading information to its viewers about the climate crisis. The leaked emails now suggest that this bias comes directly from the executives responsible for their news coverage.” — former Vice President Al Gore¹

Fox News has misinformed its audience.


LOL Al Gore! Where's he been hiding anyway?
 
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