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More fake news from FOX

Postby Henry Vilas » Tue May 23, 2017 8:55 am

FOX News staffers 'disgusted' at network's promotion of Seth Rich conspiracy theory

Fox News staffers expressed frustration on Monday that on-air personalities at their network like prime time host Sean Hannity are continuing to peddle a conspiracy theory about the murder of Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich.

"I'm disgusted by it," one Fox News employee told CNN.

Rich was shot to death last July in the streets of Washington, DC. The Metropolitan Police Department continues to investigate the murder and police say there is evidence to suggest Rich was the victim of a botched robbery.
But for months, right-wing media outlets have floated unproven theories that Rich was the person who provided Wikileaks with thousands of internal DNC emails, and suggested his death was retribution for the supposed leak. No real evidence has been provided to support such claims.

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Re: More fake news from FOX

Postby PaleoLiberal » Tue May 23, 2017 10:32 am

Vince Foster murdered Seth Rich in Mena, Arkansas.

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Postby bdog » Tue May 23, 2017 10:46 am

PaleoLiberal wrote:Vince Foster murdered Seth Rich in Mena, Arkansas.

On the orders of Donald Trump, so it was actually Putin that ordered the hit.

Glad we got all that cleared up with some solid facts.

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Postby gargantua » Tue May 23, 2017 12:34 pm

Flynn would be well advised to use a Geiger counter before he eats or drinks anything.

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Postby jonnygothispen » Tue May 23, 2017 3:00 pm

PaleoLiberal wrote:Vince Foster murdered Seth Rich in Mena, Arkansas.


Yeah, but that was after Barry Seal took a cut of Jeb's & W's kilo of high grade coke & gave it to his boss, Bill Clinton, instead for sharing his call girls with him, before they were murdered too, of course.

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Postby Ned Flounders » Tue May 23, 2017 3:07 pm

Wow, a story too fake for Fox:

On May 16, a story was posted on the Fox News website on the investigation into the 2016 murder of DNC Staffer Seth Rich. The article was not initially subjected to the high degree of editorial scrutiny we require for all our reporting. Upon appropriate review, the article was found not to meet those standards and has since been removed.

The reference to high standards is hilarious, but nonetheless it's good to see that there's some depth to which they will not sink.

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Postby Henry Vilas » Tue May 23, 2017 3:33 pm

It's now off the FOX website, but Hannity is still shoveling this bullshit.

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Postby Ned Flanders » Tue May 23, 2017 3:55 pm

Henry Vilas wrote:It's now off the FOX website, but Hannity is still shoveling this bullshit.

About as crazy as the Trump-Putin collusion, right?

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Postby Henry Vilas » Tue May 23, 2017 4:07 pm

Why is your man Trump trying to stop the investigations?

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Postby Ned Flanders » Tue May 23, 2017 4:10 pm

Henry Vilas wrote:Why is your man Trump trying to stop the investigations?

Because it's a joke?

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Postby Cadfael » Tue May 23, 2017 6:01 pm

Ned Flanders wrote:
Henry Vilas wrote:Why is your man Trump trying to stop the investigations?

Because it's a joke?

Yeah. It's not like Benghazi or anything. Investigating a Democrat is never a joke. Investigating a Republican always is.

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Re: More fake news from FOX

Postby gargantua » Tue May 23, 2017 8:25 pm

Ned Flanders wrote:
Henry Vilas wrote:Why is your man Trump trying to stop the investigations?

Because it's a joke?

Then one would think he'd let them proceed, and have the joke be proven. Instead, he acts guilty. You know, the way guilty people act. He should welcome the investigations. He should pledge his complete support, because there's nothing there. But he hasn't, and he won't, and Ned, even you must know, deep down, why.

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Postby Ned Flounders » Wed May 24, 2017 8:54 am

Henry Vilas wrote:It's now off the FOX website, but Hannity is still shoveling this bullshit.

Hannity had a phone call with his lawyers, and then announced that he's going to cease talking about the case.

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Re: More fake news from FOX

Postby johnfajardohenry » Wed May 24, 2017 9:01 am

Henry Vilas wrote:Why is your man Trump trying to stop the investigations?


Why did Comey agree to stop the investigations?

"I agree, Flynn is a good guy" - James Comey in meeting with President Trump

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Re: More fake news from FOX

Postby Ned Flounders » Wed May 24, 2017 9:29 am

gargantua wrote:
Ned Flanders wrote:
Henry Vilas wrote:Why is your man Trump trying to stop the investigations?

Because it's a joke?

Then one would think he'd let them proceed, and have the joke be proven. Instead, he acts guilty. You know, the way guilty people act. He should welcome the investigations. He should pledge his complete support, because there's nothing there. But he hasn't, and he won't, and Ned, even you must know, deep down, why.

My take on this is:

(a) Some of Trump's minions really are in legal jeopardy on the Russia scandal, probably including son-in-law Kushner;

(b) The bigger danger to Trump himself is probably the possibility that the investigations will uncover criminal activities in his business dealings;

(c) Trump is too stupid to understand (a) or (b) but he does understand that news coverage of the investigations makes him look bad, and he's extremely insecure and sensitive to disrespectful news coverage; and

(d) His normal mode of operations is that when something annoys him he tries to stamp it out as aggressively as possible, which makes him temperamentally ill-suited to the Presidency and has led him into a very crude and obvious case of obstruction of justice.


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