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After Damage is Done, CNN and MSNBC Admit They Can't Verify Quotes Used Against Limbaugh - Videos
Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | October 16, 2009 | BrianinMO

Posted on 10/16/2009 2:55:24 PM PDT by Federalist Patriot

Now that they played their part in smearing Rush Limbaugh and creating a firestorm that resulted in Limbaugh being criticized by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and eventually being dropped from the group bidding to buy the St. Louis Rams, some in the media are admitting they used alleged "quotes" that they cannot confirm.

First, here is Rick Sanchez at CNN apologizing for using quotes against Limbaugh that he now admits he cannot independently confirm . . . MSNBC's David Shuster admitted on air today that they cannot verify the quotes they used either, be he did not apologize . . . But now the damage is done - and both CNN and MSNBC know it. They knew it when they used the false quotes, and they got what they wanted. Now they sanctimoniously try to make it look like they care about journalistic ethics, when the fact is, they will do anything to smear and destroy a conservative. . . . (VIDEOS)

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TOPICS: Society
KEYWORDS: cnn; limbaugh; medialies; msnbc; sanchez; shuster; smearcampaign

1 posted on 10/16/2009 2:55:25 PM PDT by Federalist Patriot
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To: Federalist Patriot

presence of malice


2 posted on 10/16/2009 2:56:49 PM PDT by NonValueAdded ("The President has borrowed more money to spend to less effect than anybody on the planet. " Steyn)
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To: NonValueAdded

Rush ought to sue for defamation of character.


3 posted on 10/16/2009 2:57:40 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The Second Amendment. Don't MAKE me use it.)
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To: Federalist Patriot

Their public admission of not verifying the quotes is admissible evidence if Rush chooses to sue.

He should soak them for every penny they have... or that he can get.


4 posted on 10/16/2009 2:57:53 PM PDT by Safrguns
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To: Federalist Patriot

At least they issued the false quotes in the correct font.

They do this all the time. The NYTimes “correction “ box is an example, “Unfortunately we quoted Mr. X as saying “No way at all do I support the war!” when actually he is a staunch supporter. Sorry.”

They have become mere propaganda tools to the totalitarian wannabes.


5 posted on 10/16/2009 2:58:40 PM PDT by DBrow (Thank You Al Gore You Saved Earth!)
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To: Federalist Patriot

These people owe Limbaugh a retraction and an apology. I’m sick and tired of these liberals thinking they can pull any nonsense they want with regard to a conservative, and get away with it. Limbaugh may not be mad at them, but I am, in spades.

These liberals in the media are no more than idiots, who spew crap about others with no regard to whether it’s true or not. They are also no more than mouthpieces for the Democratic Party. Enough is enough.


6 posted on 10/16/2009 2:58:56 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Yes, we disagree - no, we won't shut up - no, we won't quit.)
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To: Safrguns

Former Pres. GWH Bush referred to Olberman and Maddow as “sick puppies” today. It’s about time!


7 posted on 10/16/2009 2:59:17 PM PDT by TNCMAXQ
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To: Federalist Patriot

BTTT


8 posted on 10/16/2009 2:59:28 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (A mob of one.)
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To: Federalist Patriot

How do it go?

“It’s not the validity of the accusation but the seriousness of the charge.”


9 posted on 10/16/2009 2:59:53 PM PDT by poobear
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To: Federalist Patriot

Crush ‘em Rush!


10 posted on 10/16/2009 3:00:15 PM PDT by WellyP
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To: Federalist Patriot

Well, ain’t that just special.


11 posted on 10/16/2009 3:01:30 PM PDT by Tupelo
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To: Federalist Patriot

Well, ain’t that just special.


12 posted on 10/16/2009 3:01:53 PM PDT by Tupelo
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Shuster admitted on air today that they cannot verify the quotes they used either, be he did not apologize

"Even though he didn't say it, I know that is what he believes."

These people are beyond belief.

13 posted on 10/16/2009 3:04:18 PM PDT by FatherofFive (Islam is an EVIL like no other, and must be ERADICATED. Barack OBORTION is a close second.)
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To: NonValueAdded
Fake but Accurate.
It's the Drive By media's middle name.
14 posted on 10/16/2009 3:04:25 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: DBrow

Do you still beat your wife?


15 posted on 10/16/2009 3:05:20 PM PDT by Bad Jack Bauer (Fat and Bald? I was BORN fat and bald, thank you very much!)
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To: Federalist Patriot
This is amazing. The Lame Stream Media has just admitted they slandered and libeled Rush. Should be an easy case now.
16 posted on 10/16/2009 3:05:32 PM PDT by tobyhill (The Communist has arrived)
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To: WellyP

**Crush ‘em Rush!**

Sue them all and then whatever is left of MSNBC.. buy it for $10. Just for the priviledeg of saying ... Screwball, Overbite, MadCow.. you’re ALL FIRED.


17 posted on 10/16/2009 3:07:08 PM PDT by gwilhelm56 (I will DIE with Israel BY MY SIDE, rather than LIVE with the CHAINS of ISLAM on my Back!)
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To: Federalist Patriot
The media would love for Rush to file a lawsuit. He's too effective slamming 0bammie. A lengthy court battle would distract all of us from the real issues.
18 posted on 10/16/2009 3:07:08 PM PDT by LiberConservative ("Sarah Palin irritates all the right people." -Dennis Miller)
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To: Federalist Patriot
CNN? Isn't that the network that devoted a long segment to fact checking a COMEDY skit?
Sorry but I am not interested in anything from a faux news outlet.
19 posted on 10/16/2009 3:08:05 PM PDT by Tupelo
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To: Federalist Patriot
This Isn't About Rush The left is on the march -- the march to isolate, stigmatize, demonize, discredit and ultimately silence those who stand in their way....At the risk of sounding trite, we are at a crossroads in this country, and the left is proving each day how ruthlessly unprincipled it will be in advancing its goal of fundamentally changing this nation. I pray and honestly trust that conservatives will be emboldened, not cowered, by this nasty, sordid turn of events.

The luxury of calling oneself a "moderate" is over. Very soon, sides are going to be chosen and things are going to get very, very ugly in our communities.

20 posted on 10/16/2009 3:44:47 PM PDT by workerbee (If you vote for Democrats, you are engaging in UnAmerican Activity.)
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To: Federalist Patriot

Sounds like they need to buy someone a football team.


21 posted on 10/16/2009 3:55:48 PM PDT by kaehurowing
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To: Bad Jack Bauer

Were I a dem politician I’d answer “Marriage in all its forms is a sacred institution”.


22 posted on 10/16/2009 5:17:28 PM PDT by DBrow (Thank You Al Gore You Saved Earth!)
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