[media id=8246] h/t rev24 at The Young Turks Fox News recently sent out Griff Jenkins, one of its ambitious young stalkers ambush "reporters," to am
May 13, 2009

h/t rev24 at The Young Turks

Fox News recently sent out Griff Jenkins, one of its ambitious young stalkers ambush "reporters," to ambush Janeane Garofalo at a Boston appearance. Both Bill O'Reilly and Sean Hannity featured the clip; it would be interesting and I bet revealing to sometime get a look at one of these ambushes unedited.

In any event, it looks like Fox inspired another wannabe ambush reporter in the form of WBSM AM 1430's Ken Pittman. Apparently after writing this ambush piece urging fellow "tea baggers" to protest Janeane at the Somerville Theatre in Boston, the turnout was, shall we say, just a little smaller than Mr. Pittman had hoped.

Sam Seder had a bit of fun and called Pittman's radio show to ask him what happened to his protest.

Apparently Ken Pittman doesn't have any screeners for his show. For more on this story check out The Young Turks blog. I do agree with one of the commenters over there that it would have been nice for Janeane to have qualified her statement about the teabag protesters being racist. Not all of them were, but her point is one worth considering. If it's not racism, why weren't these people protesting while Bush was in office?

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