March 29, 2015

This is what happens when you buy into right wing framing instead of calling them out on their lies. The Daily Show's Jon Stewart let the talking heads over at Fox "news" have it for the round of self-congratulation they did following the release of the DOJ report on Ferguson, Mo., but as I briefly mentioned at the time, he made a mistake by agreeing with them that they got the story "right."

As we've already discussed here on numerous occasions, they did not get the story "right" and as Vyan at Daily Kos pointed out this week, their other new favorite "liberal" to quote on this story is Jonathan Capehart, was wrong as well: No Jonathan Capehart: Hands Up, Don't Shoot is not a "Lie".

So what were we treated to on Fox's Media Buzz with Howard Kurtz this Sunday? You guessed it. Kurtz doing a victory lap, taking Stewart out of context and only showing the part where he said he agreed with Fox and completely ignoring the rest of the segment where he made them look like fools.

No one can say we shouldn't have seen this one coming.

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