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DCCC takes on Fox News
Politico ^ | January 27, 2010 | Staff

Posted on 01/27/2010 10:31:35 AM PST by jazusamo

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has come up with a novel way to energize the base and capitalize on the left’s antipathy to Fox News—a “Fact Check Fox” State of the Union rapid response team staffed by grassroots activists.

“This group of Democratic Party activists will stand at the ready to counter the lies and distortions that erupt from the rightwing media and Republican spin doctors like Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck following President Obama's State of the Union address on Wednesday night,” reads the email, which will be sent out Wednesday to its 4 million-plus list. “You will receive rapid response fact check text alerts and a direct line to our Rapid Response team to tell us when you see Republican pundits and Members of Congress twisting the truth.”

The DCCC email, which says it aims to recruit 5,000 new members to its fact check team by midnight, comes with head shots of four top Fox villains—Glenn Beck, Sarah Palin, Bill O’Reilly and Sean Hannity.


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KEYWORDS: 2010; bho44; bhosotu; dccc; democrats; foxnews; liberalfascism; obama; politics; progressives; sotu; waronfox
Obama and his RATS are scared to death of Fox News, they're not his lapdog as is the enemedia.

Poll: Fox most trusted name in news

Fox is the most trusted television news network in the country, according to a new poll out Tuesday.

A Public Policy Polling nationwide survey of 1,151 registered voters Jan. 18-19 found that 49 percent of Americans trusted Fox News, 10 percentage points more than any other network.

Thirty-seven percent said they didn’t trust Fox, also the lowest level of distrust that any of the networks recorded.

There was a strong partisan split among those who said they trusted Fox — with 74 percent of Republicans saying they trusted the network, while only 30 percent of Democrats said they did.

CNN was the second-most-trusted network, getting the trust of 39 percent of those polled. Forty-one percent said they didn’t trust CNN.

Each of the three major networks was trusted by less than 40 percent of those surveyed, with NBC ranking highest at 35 percent. Forty-four percent said they did not trust NBC, which was combined with its sister cable station MSNBC.

Thirty-two percent of respondents said they trusted CBS, while 31 percent trusted ABC. Both CBS and ABC were not trusted by 46 percent of those polled.

“A generation ago you would have expected Americans to place their trust in the most neutral and unbiased conveyors of news,” said PPP President Dean Debnam in his analysis of the poll. “But the media landscape has really changed, and now they’re turning more toward the outlets that tell them what they want to hear.”

The telephone poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 2.8 percentage points.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0110/32039.html#ixzz0dq4iPMKx

1 posted on 01/27/2010 10:31:37 AM PST by jazusamo
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2 posted on 01/27/2010 10:37:54 AM PST by jazusamo (But there really is no free lunch, except in the world of political rhetoric,.: Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

What a joke...


3 posted on 01/27/2010 10:38:41 AM PST by NMEwithin
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To: jazusamo

Maybe its just me...but does this seem like something the Nazis would have done?

I could see private “watchdog” groups doing this...but to have it sponsored by a political party...seems a bit “fascist” to me.


4 posted on 01/27/2010 10:39:05 AM PST by woweeitsme
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To: jazusamo

Get a clue and watch Beck, fascists. I mean Progressives. ; )


5 posted on 01/27/2010 10:40:14 AM PST by Chgogal (American Mugabe, get your arse out of my bank, my car, my doctor's office & my elec. utility.)
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To: jazusamo

This group of Democratic Party activists will stand at the ready to counter the lies and distortions that erupt...

Fact check THIS

6 posted on 01/27/2010 10:41:16 AM PST by EdReform (Oath Keepers - Guardians of the Republic - Honor your oath - Join us: www.oathkeepers.org)
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To: nutmeg

Ping


7 posted on 01/27/2010 10:41:49 AM PST by EdReform (Oath Keepers - Guardians of the Republic - Honor your oath - Join us: www.oathkeepers.org)
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To: jazusamo
DCCC takes on Fox News”

And how did “taking on Fox News” last year work out for 0bozo then?
Fox News ended up with the highest ratings ever it's ever had, and 0bozo’s approval ratings ended up falling faster than any president in history.

8 posted on 01/27/2010 10:43:10 AM PST by SmokingJoe
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To: jazusamo

Keep this handy and we will provide our own ‘rapid response team’ to THEIR LIES!

http://www.dccc.org/page/s/contact


9 posted on 01/27/2010 10:43:44 AM PST by kcvl
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To: jazusamo

“Fact Check Fox”
“Personally attack Fox”
That about sums it up.


10 posted on 01/27/2010 10:44:29 AM PST by Wee-Weed Up
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To: woweeitsme

I believe Zer0 is tickled to death that the DCCC is doing this so his staff doesn’t do it on the White House website. :)


11 posted on 01/27/2010 10:45:01 AM PST by jazusamo (But there really is no free lunch, except in the world of political rhetoric,.: Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has come up with a novel way to energize the base and capitalize on the left’s antipathy to Fox News—a “Fact Check Fox” State of the Union rapid response team staffed by grassroots activists.

Here is a detailed picture of their grass roots.


12 posted on 01/27/2010 10:45:04 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Gore is the fifth horseman of the apocalypse. He rides an icy horse bringing cold wherever he goes.)
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To: jazusamo

I’m sure Fox will enjoy the additional viewership.


13 posted on 01/27/2010 10:45:31 AM PST by UB355 (Slower traffic keep right)
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To: woweeitsme

“”Maybe its just me...but does this seem like something the Nazis would have done?

I could see private “watchdog” groups doing this...but to have it sponsored by a political party...seems a bit “fascist” to me.””

Stupid is the word. Crybaby clowns is what they’ll look like. Bad as o saying the media is mean to him.


14 posted on 01/27/2010 10:45:53 AM PST by StAntKnee (I keep thinking I'm gonna wake up from this dream theatre of the absurd.)
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To: jazusamo
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15 posted on 01/27/2010 10:47:29 AM PST by pillut48 ("Stand now. Stand together. Stand for what is right."-Gov.Sarah Palin, "Going Rogue")
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To: jazusamo

Don’t be surprised is Bill O’Reilly, Glenn beck, and Sean Hannity tell the DCCC to “Bring it” on national television.


16 posted on 01/27/2010 10:47:50 AM PST by Wee-Weed Up
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To: EdReform

LOL!

Thanks for linking, that’s hilarious. Robert Reich is so enamored with Zer0 his mind draws blanks.


17 posted on 01/27/2010 10:48:24 AM PST by jazusamo (But there really is no free lunch, except in the world of political rhetoric,.: Thomas Sowell)
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To: StAntKnee

Oh, btw, anybody remember back in 1976 when Ted Kennedy, trying to steal the nomination from Jimmy Carter (honest), but couldn’t get JC to debate, appeared on TV with a tape recorder and debated Carter’s words? (Not making this up.)

This maneuver is just as stupid.


18 posted on 01/27/2010 10:48:40 AM PST by StAntKnee (I keep thinking I'm gonna wake up from this dream theatre of the absurd.)
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To: jazusamo

Fact checking Zero is the need tonight, not Fox.


19 posted on 01/27/2010 10:51:44 AM PST by Rennes Templar ("Though the wrong be often strong, God still rules this earthly throng")
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To: Wee-Weed Up
Don’t be surprised is Bill O’Reilly, Glenn beck, and Sean Hannity tell the DCCC to “Bring it” on national television.

I'd bet at least one will and probably all three.

20 posted on 01/27/2010 10:53:00 AM PST by jazusamo (But there really is no free lunch, except in the world of political rhetoric,.: Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

I used to be on the DCCC email list (no idea how it happened) but the stuff got so thick and stinky that I told them to take me off. Had quite a nasty exchange with that weasel Van Hollen.
Also told James Webb to stop sending me his crap, too. I despise that man, and I suspect most real Marines do as well.


21 posted on 01/27/2010 10:53:44 AM PST by Past Your Eyes (You don't have to be ignorant to be a Democrat...but if you are...so what?)
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To: jazusamo

The DCCC is actually the new CCCP. Just for the record.


22 posted on 01/27/2010 10:53:59 AM PST by Hardastarboard (Note to self: Never post in a thread about religion again.)
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To: jazusamo

The White House is deeply involved with this whether the DCCC is taking the credit or not.

Follow the money.

Sean and the rest have always been fact-checked anyway, by those sad pathetic libs who live in their parents’ basements and have time to listen to every word that is spoken and take most of them out of context.

It doesn’t take a genius to do it. Probably that’s why the dems are doing it.


23 posted on 01/27/2010 10:54:19 AM PST by SusaninOhio
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To: Rennes Templar
The left are like a bunch of spoiled brats who throw a temper tantrum every time things don't go their way. Fact checking? When was the last time they concerned themselves with facts? They exist in a state of lies and denial.
24 posted on 01/27/2010 10:55:59 AM PST by Russ (Repeal the 17th amendment)
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To: jazusamo

Someone needs to do a cartoon of Orwell’s pigs “fact checking” Fox News.


25 posted on 01/27/2010 10:56:56 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: jazusamo

These dirty pervert, baby butchering, multi-STD infected, tweenie raper filth, are going to “fact check” *anybody*????

It is to laugh!


26 posted on 01/27/2010 10:57:23 AM PST by DGHoodini (Iran Azadi!)
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To: SusaninOhio
The White House is deeply involved with this whether the DCCC is taking the credit or not.

You're absolutely right, this has Zer0 and his thugs' fingerprints all over it.

27 posted on 01/27/2010 10:59:23 AM PST by jazusamo (But there really is no free lunch, except in the world of political rhetoric,.: Thomas Sowell)
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To: jazusamo

Vegas Odds are that the DCCC will get mudhole stomped by FOXNews.


28 posted on 01/27/2010 11:00:26 AM PST by cranked
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To: EdReform

Good one!


29 posted on 01/27/2010 11:11:28 AM PST by MizSterious (Do you not think an angel rides in the whirlwind and directs this storm? John Page, 1744-1808)
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To: NMEwithin

BWAHAHAHHA

This article is INSANE.

It’s suppose to ‘intimidate’ someone????

BWAHAHAHAHA


30 posted on 01/27/2010 11:28:44 AM PST by Freddd (CNN is not credible.)
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To: SmokingJoe

Never get in a war with people who buy ink by the barrel


31 posted on 01/27/2010 11:33:08 AM PST by camerongood210
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