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Rep. Mo Brooks: ´I don´t trust anyone in the
national news media to tell me the truth´

Huntsville Times [AL], by Lee Roop

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Posted By:Up2Here, 3/21/2014 2:45:04 AM

Mo Brooks (R-Huntsville) told a luncheon of aerospace executives here Thursday that, "I don´t trust anyone in the national news media to tell me the truth. Not anybody. I just don´t." "Now, they may be telling me the truth," Brooks told the National Space Club´s Huntsville chapter, "but I would highly recommend - do the same thing with me, do a fact check, do your homework - and get substantive original sources, not just someone´s say-so." Brooks said, "Our national news media is about as hyper-partisan as you can get, and everything they put on the airwaves is designed by two things.

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Rep. Brooks is such a gem. Watch him school MSNBC´s Contessa Brewer at tinyurl.com/n46c8at

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: locarno, 3/21/2014 2:57:04 AM     (No. 9777873)

While I agree with the assessment that the national news media cannot be trusted to tell the truth, I take issue with this grouping of FoxNews in with the Obama media. Firstly, the regular meme that we hear, and that Rep Brooks is repeating, is that Fox News presents a slanted brand of news to help conservatives and harm liberals. Typically, thats a complaint we get from Obama and his cronies wetting their collective diapers that someone isn´t towing their line.

Secondly, its a documented fact that the alphabets along with Cnn and msnbc do in fact, censor their reporting of the news or falsify or outright ignore anything they feel is detrimental to democrats or liberals specifically. There are literally hundreds of examples out there. Check out Newsbusters if you doubt that. While I don´t profess to being a regular news watcher, I don´t recall hearing anything about Fox censoring, falsifying, or otherwise ignoring stories that supposedly doesn´t fit their template. If thats not the case, I hope someone here will help set the record straight on that and we should be calling out these people that try to lump the so-called ´conservative´ network at Fox with the Obama drones elsewhere.

Just my two-cents on this.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: NancyD, 3/21/2014 6:31:53 AM     (No. 9777943)

Stand Ovation for Rep Brooks!

Tell it like it is.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TOOTALL, 3/21/2014 7:28:36 AM     (No. 9778009)

#1. How about Ed Henry admitting to giving advance notice to Jay Carney about questions he was going to ask so Carney could prepare answers.He said it on Special report last night, and Brett Beyr and he had a good laugh about it.

We´re not getting the whole truth from anyone. Fox might be better than others, but how can you be ´half pregnent?´

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Malia2012, 3/21/2014 10:13:55 AM     (No. 9778281)

Rep. Mo Brooks is the ONLY one I have heard tell the awful truth about the national "news" media. As for FNC, IMHO that network is headed down a slippery slope with the "fair and balanced" schtick. It´s getting old. Especially since every other network on the planet is constantly on the attack against all things Conservative and they make NO apologies for their leftist-talkers spewing partisan-lies day after day.

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