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ABC Apologizes for Story That Connected
Mozilla CEO to Hateful Westboro Baptist

Newsbusters, by Scott Whitlock

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Posted By:StormCnter, 4/13/2014 4:45:39 AM

ABC News Vice President Jeffrey Schneider has apologized for a story on his network that connected a CEO who supports traditional marriage to the Westboro Baptist Church and their offensive "God hates f**s" signs. Mr. Schneider contacted the Media Research Center on Thursday after our social media department requested members call and complain about the comparison. Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich was ousted earlier this month when it was revealed that he donated $1000 in 2008 to Proposition 8. As Good Morning America reporter Linzie Janis explained the story on April 4, footage of the completely unrelated Westboro protesters holding "soldiers died

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Cardsfan, 4/13/2014 4:57:23 AM     (No. 9808865)

Video of ... the Westboro Baptist Church …. was inadvertently used …" The definition of "inadvertently" is "without intention; accidentally". This was no accident.



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Reply 2 - Posted by: Trigger2, 4/13/2014 5:51:32 AM     (No. 9808874)

Typical libtard drive by media. Print with glee a ruinous story with the intent of ruining a person´s livelihood, then issue a fake apology.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: uno, 4/13/2014 8:06:16 AM     (No. 9808958)

Why does this remind me of that old term "accidently-on-purpose, and why doesn´t Schneidly Whiplash here personally apologize on Good Morning America where the lie was aired?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: periwinkel, 4/13/2014 8:19:54 AM     (No. 9808973)

The Phelps´ family are democrats.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: RCFlyer98, 4/13/2014 9:29:22 AM     (No. 9809038)

When it comes from the AP, and the MSM, an apology is not sufficient. The damage has been done. It´s what they wanted. This apology is much like the rattlesnake striking the hapless mouse. The rattle may be "sorry", as could be reported by the MSM, but the mouse dies. The rattle is not sorry, it is what rattlers do. This is what the AP and MSM does.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: john56, 4/13/2014 1:22:04 PM     (No. 9809286)

Another liberal/democrat/media whore apology:

"We´re sorry we got caught."

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