Griff Jenkins Feigns Ignorance Of Fox News "Socialist" Memos

Think Progress' Lee Fang caught up to Fox "tea party" promoter and cheer leader extraordinaire, and part time Bill O'Reilly ambush "journalist" Griff Jenkins and asked him if he was familiar with his boss Bill Sammon's instructions to paint

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Think Progress' Lee Fang caught up to Fox "tea party" promoter and cheer leader extraordinaire, and part time Bill O'Reilly ambush "journalist" Griff Jenkins and asked him if he was familiar with his boss Bill Sammon's instructions to paint President Obama a Socialist. Naturally he feigned ignorance.

Here's more from Lee's You Tube posting:

According to memos and audio obtained by MediaMatters, Fox News DC news chief instructed his reporters to lie about Obama during the 2008 presidential campaign. Even though he acknowledged that he didnt believe it to be true at the time, Fox News chief Bill Sammon told reporters to call Obama a socialist during the last months of the campaign. Sammon also engaged in such "mischievous" activity. I asked Fox News reporter Griff Jenkins about this controversy, and he pretended to not know ....

And here is the original post from Media Matters he referenced -- CRUISE SHIP CONFESSION: Top Fox News Executive Admits Lying On-Air About Obama.

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