January 4, 2006

Emailer William: Yesterday at approximity 3:25 Central, one of Sean Hannity's listeners asked him if the Democrats would make up something to get Bush impeached. After some almost true statements about Conyer's resolutions, Hannity made a totally false mischaracterization of the FISA regulations.
I haven't been posting much about him lately because I was suffering from a slight case of wingnuttia, but Hannity out-right lies on the air about the process of getting a FISA warrant. He must be very nervous about what will be revealed after we actually find out who is being monitored. I'm surprised they brought OBL into the talking point discussion at all, but I guess when in doubt-any reference to 9/11 is a good thing in Hannity's mind.

Hannity: If Osama Bin Laden calls the United States, they're saying we need to go spend 76 hours and get a court order before we can record that phone conversation-that's how asinine their logic is.

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As emailer William further states: "he had the audacity to do this while making statements that "Democrats" would lie and endanger our nation to bring down the president.

Everyone knows that they can record a call and wait up until 72 hours until they get the warrant, but I've heard many wingnuts lie about the law before, although they usually get the 72 hours part right. The "attack Bush" theme is in full force with O'Reilly threatening the NY Times and Frank Rich. It's never about what Bush does.

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