Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Lies, Damn Lies, And ACORN

Rachel Maddow deserves an award for her segment last night on how the mainstream media failed to fully investigate the video made by which purported to show ACORN engaged in encouraging and in some cases engaging in illegal activity. What's most messed up about the situation is that the damage has been done. The mainstream media egged on by the wingnut blogosphere pushed the story hard led of course by FauxNooz and when the shit appeared to be hitting the fan Democrats, as is their want, ran for the hills and abandoned ACORN, helping to defund them which effectively led to the dismantling of the organization. In a just world someone would pay for such shitty journalism. But considering how accountability free our mainstream media is now, I wouldn't hold my breath...

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