Monica Crowley apparently didn't get the news brief that ACORN doesn't exist any more, since the hack took to attacking them on this Saturday's edition of Fox News Watch, which is Fox's sorry excuse for a media "watchdog" show.
I rank it right up there with Howard Kurtz's Reliable Sources for anything we could consider a show that actually monitors and reports fairly on the lies repeated daily on either CNN or Fox, or any of the rest of their cohorts in what is sadly labeled the "mainstream media."
Both shows look like they're more content to give The Onion more material for their writers than actually doing the job of fact checking which as members of our sorry excuse for a corporate media, they're both a part of. Here's host Jon Scott from Fox News Watch with his question that led to Crowley's apparent memory lapse that ACORN isn't around any more.
SCOTT: Let's take a look at this. The scene Tuesday night in Oakland, CA, when Occupy protesters clashed with police. An Iraq war veteran was hit and seriously hit by some kind of projectile which fractured his skull. His name is Scott Olsen and according to the Associated Press, he has become the symbol of of the anti-Wall Street movement.
It's not entirely clear though Jim under what circumstances he was hit or who threw the rocks or whatever.
Okay, first off, sorry Jon Scott and Jim Pinkerton, but I think it was pretty clear that the police threw the “projectile” that fractured his skull as anyone can see from this video among others that are out there. And it wasn't a “rock or whatever.”
After being asked to follow up on this Monica Crowley decided to play the unions and now defunct ACORN are organizing the movement card, ignoring the fact that the movement doesn't have any real leadership regardless of whether the unions in America have decided to support the protesters or not and they did not organize these protests starting up. Support does not equal having started the movement to begin with. And she ignores the fact that ACORN doesn't even exist any more thanks to the likes of conservatives in the Congress and a bunch of lame ass Democrats who didn't have the spine to stand up for one of the organizations out there actually trying to make sure that the poor and minorities in the United States have the opportunity to vote.
Someone needs to remind Crowley that just because someone previously associated with ACORN now supports the Occupy Wall Street movement, it doesn't mean they organized it. It's a sad day when Fox and the likes of Crowley has to resort to pretending an organization that doesn't even exist any more is behind thousands of people showing up in the streets, but apparently that's one of their new attack lines and no matter how much the facts fly in the face of their propaganda, they're sticking to their story.