Our friends over at News Hounds flagged this segment from Fox News with Frank Luntz and another one of his focus groups, giving Allen West some cover by playing dumb about West's recent remark that President Obama and Democratic leaders should "get the hell out of the United States."
January 30, 2012

Our friends over at News Hounds flagged this segment from Fox News with Frank Luntz and another one of his focus groups, giving Allen West some cover by playing dumb about West's recent remark that President Obama and Democratic leaders should "get the hell out of the United States."

As we've covered here at C&L, West has a long history of making inflammatory remarks, but Luntz chose to treat the one woman on the panel who was obviously aware of them as though he didn't have the faintest idea what she was talking about when she brought them up, but failed herself to be specific about the things she's heard West say.

If Luntz needs a refresher, here are a few for him.

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I'd say that Luntz should be ashamed of himself for misleading these people in this focus group and the audience at Fox, but we all already know he doesn't have any sense of shame.

Here's more from News Hounds -- Frank Luntz Runs Interference For Allen West’s divisive rhetoric. Go check out their post for a detailed description of the exchange.

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