“You can read the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution in a few minutes. They are simple. They are beautiful. They can be understood and retained.” – Larry P. Arnn, President, Hillsdale College
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Categories Media Bias O'Reilly, The Man Who Wasn't There?
“Brian Williams’ suspension was a huge blow to NBC News. A flagship of the mainstream media was broadsided with a torpedo after Williams pretty much lied about his Iraq war exploits and other stories relating to the Lebanon War in 2006 and Hurricane Katrina. It was a fiasco. Some on the progressive left felt the need to respond. Enter David Corn of the left-leaning Mother Jones magazine.

Corn claims that Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly has his own “Brian Williams” problem. While working for CBS News in the 1980s, O’Reilly was sent to Argentina during the Falklands War and El Salvador to cover the conflicts there. He’s also been in Northern Ireland and the Middle East. Corn alleges that O’Reilly embellished his account of events, like Williams, specifically about the Falklands War where he said he was in a “war zone”– and using them to shore up his “combat-hardened” journalist bona fides. So, was O’Reilly that man who wasn’t there during the Falklands War? Well, it turns out it’s pretty much grounded in semantics, but first; here’s Corn’s lengthy piece he wrote along with Daniel Schulman, also of Mother Jones, about this whole…thing:”

The lust for blood from those on the Left has led to shrill and hysterical outcries that O'Reilly lied! Now, there doesn't seem to be ANY evidence to the contrary as to what O'Reilly reported on the Factor recently, or what he shared in his book. But as usual, facts and truth have no place in mainstream media outlet reporting or for that matter with obscure websites masquerading as legitimate news organizations. The vitriolic political atmosphere in America today can be placed at the feet of the Obama Administration, the Democrats and their mainstream media acolytes -

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