Media Fail to Fact Check Romney’s Solyndra Speech

Mitt Romney's remarks at Solyndra were full of falsehoods that went unchecked by many major media outlets. The media also largely failed to point out that as governor of Massachusetts, Romney investe Full Story »

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Jack Dinkmeyer
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by Jack Dinkmeyer - Jun. 4, 2012

Yes, accurate and bang-on. What this current campaign debacle leading up to the November debacle shows is just how coordinated are the right-wing owned media (every print, film, radio, television organization in America) about each news outlet shoveling the same anti-Obama stories and social lies–no matter how pudden-headed and outrageous–down the throats of an extremely gullible pubic. The right wing has honed two very effective propaganda techniques: 1) the “Big Lie” of Nazi Germany in which falsehoods repeated often enough become truth; 2) 9/11 which taught right wingers Americans will give up both liberties and democracy just to be kept safe and have their toys. And thus was born the right wing Boogeyman Machine. ... More »

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Dwight Rousu
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Edward Craig
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by Edward Craig - Jun. 4, 2012

I do like media checks.

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