April 17, 2010

Ed Schultz went after Bill-O for doubling down on his "jail time" lie that we've covered here at C&L. Media Matters' Eric Burns joins Ed to talk about Fox News and why their network can never admit how their propaganda network lies to their viewers day in and day out.

From Media Matters -- O'Reilly's latest bogus spin: Nobody at Fox pushed jail-time falsehood about "final bill":

Responding to criticism from Media Matters about his claim that "[n]obody" on Fox News advanced the false claim that under the health care legislation individuals could go to jail for failing to purchase insurance, Bill O'Reilly claimed that when "jail time" had been "on the table," Fox had reported on it, but no one on Fox made the claim after that provision was supposedly removed. In fact, the health care bill Fox had been reporting on also did not have "jail time" as a penalty for not having health insurance.

Bill-O really, really, really hates Media Matters for America, so keep up the good work guys. Anyone that can manage to make Bill-O's head explode on at least a weekly basis is alright by me.

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