Skip to comments.Washington Post Admits to Bogus Quote
Posted on 09/29/2009 10:44:55 AM PDT by Nachum
Veteran Washington Post reporter Daryl Fears, part of a two-person writer team, unmistakably wrote that filmmaker John O'Keefe had said he targeted ACORN, the advocacy group, for his candid-camera expose, because it registered voters to defeat Republicans.
O'Keefe said no such thing. It was a non-quote made out of whole cloth by reporter Fears, and published as fact on Sept. 17. Making the falsehood exponentially worse, the Post story then was retailed worldwide by the Associated Press.
(Excerpt) Read more at humanevents.com ...
What would it matter if he did target them for partisan reasons? Would that make the tape fake?
....making the news they can’t report on.....
Time for some TAR & FEATHERS! ! ! ! !
Makes it easier for the Left to hate and despise him.
Did they fire the reporter yesterday or this morning?
Veteran Washington Post Liar Daryl Fears was caught using a technique he learned from a hot tub filled Jayson Blair types.
Maybe that would be more accurate.
Neither. He took a job as an editor for the NY Times.
LOTS of Wash Post Stories from this guy about “Gay Blacks”. Seems to be his specialty.
I WONDER WHY? And could this color his Anti-Republican bias?
Sue the Post and Fears jointly. It will bankrupt Fears, who deserves it, and cost the Post in publicity and cash.
Well, you know the fringe media. Sort of a Jim Thompson kind of thing.
I, James O'Keefe, am a soldier for Satan. I molest children, kill them, and bathe in their blood. I would love to rip open the chest of old people and feed on their still-beating hearts. All Republicans are the Sons of Satan. We wish to torture people slowly before we gas them in the ovens. Hitler is my idol. Hail Satan! Hail Satan!! Hail Satan!!!!"
....... and that quote, also made up, they WILL not retract.
There you go again, letting the truth get in the way of a good story.
Gee...WaPo may be involuntarily contributing to the O’Keefe legal fund.
“Makes it easier for the Left to hate and despise him.”
I wouldn’t think it could possibly be easier for them to call him a conservative agent-provocateur than it already was. After all, he was going after ACORN; what else could he have been?
They didn't want anyone to realize who they were apologizing over. Maybe a few people won't realize that it is the same guy who made ACORN look like the criminal org they really are.
When was the last time anyone saw John O’Keefe and Jim Thompson in the same place? You know what I’m thinkin...
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