FOXNews Teaser Says Obama Made 5 Yr Old Cry - It Was A Lie

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More from Media Matters on yet another FOXNews fabrication:

On the November 2 edition of Fox News' America's Newsroom, co-host Megyn Kelly teased an upcoming story by saying: "Well, in other news, Barack Obama makes a little girl cry. What? That story ... in five minutes." Kelly added, "He's made me cry many times." However, as the Associated Press reported on November 2, Obama, at a campaign event in North Carolina the previous day, spoke with the young girl because she had "shed a few tears." According to the AP: "That's how Hadassah Jones, of Durham, got Barack Obama to answer questions Thursday after the campaign initially denied such requests from reporters." When co-host Bill Hemmer later reported on the story and correctly noted that Obama took "questions from a five-year-old girl after she shed a few tears and got his attention," Kelly said: "So he didn't make her cry. She was crying, and then he -- and then she stopped crying." Hemmer replied, "I didn't say he made her cry." Kelly then stated, "We said in the tease -- I was waiting to see how he made her cry." Hemmer responded: "That's why they call it a tease." Read more...


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