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CBS Airs Hoax Cover of Bush Memoir
Fox News ^ | 12/22/10 | Fox News

Posted on 12/22/2010 1:52:08 PM PST by Robwin

"CBS News aired a fake cover of former President George W. Bush's memoir over the weekend, after a staffer apparently got duped by a hoax image floating around the Internet...The title of the Bush book read: "Desision Points ... How I Managed to Go Eight Years Without Making One Good Decision."

Save for the title and subtitle, the cover image looked similar to that of the real book, "Decision Points."

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bush; cbs; decisionpoints; dinosaurmedia; enemedia; memoirs; msmlies; presidentbush; presidentgeorgewbush
Dan Rather reporting. Back to you, Katie.
1 posted on 12/22/2010 1:52:15 PM PST by Robwin
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To: Robwin

ALl of CBS has to be infested with liberals

That is why we should just not pay them any more attention


2 posted on 12/22/2010 1:53:31 PM PST by Mr. K ('Profiling' you is worse than grabbing your balls)
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To: Robwin

SeeBS? They weren’t “duped”.


3 posted on 12/22/2010 1:54:05 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Merry Christmas to all of my FReeper FRiends!)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

4 posted on 12/22/2010 1:55:56 PM PST by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: BenLurkin

Exactly how I feel.


5 posted on 12/22/2010 1:57:07 PM PST by WHBates
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To: Robwin

“Decidering Points” would have actually been pretty funny. ;o)


6 posted on 12/22/2010 1:57:14 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Robwin

But FOX news needs to be forced into compliance with the high journalistic standards of See BS.


7 posted on 12/22/2010 1:59:17 PM PST by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Robwin

It is evident that the networks and their talking heads no longer understand the difference between news and comedy.

Unfortunately, they also no longer have the faintest idea what is funny.


8 posted on 12/22/2010 2:02:15 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Robwin

One of the highlights during his presidency was CBS’ owned Dan Rather’s efforts to prevent him from being re-elected... Now, it is them again who did this... In any case, this might turn out to be free publicity for the book.


9 posted on 12/22/2010 2:07:01 PM PST by paudio (The differences between Clinton and 0bama? About a dozen of former Democratic Congressmen.)
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To: Robwin

Fox’ll have a field day with this.


10 posted on 12/22/2010 2:07:47 PM PST by DManA
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To: paudio
"Clearly we have to be more careful when downloading material," CBS said, calling the incident a "cautionary tale" about the risks of Internet content.

These idiots download an image which is obviously fake, and put it on the air, then they talk about "the risks of Internet content". Oh, the irony.

11 posted on 12/22/2010 2:12:00 PM PST by 3niner (When Obama succeeds, America fails.)
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To: Robwin

It was also a CBS show that put this on the screen.

12 posted on 12/22/2010 2:13:00 PM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: Robwin

A cautionary tale on the risks of the internet?
See BS, you make me laugh harder each day that you exist.
What a bunch of FOOLS.


13 posted on 12/22/2010 2:16:26 PM PST by certrtwngnut
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To: Robwin

CBS - a Safe House for delusional liberals who pretend they are ‘journalists’ and ‘objective’ while acting as the unpaid PR arm of the Democrat party. Their elitist hatred for anyone remotely considered ‘conservative’ is legendary and disgusting. Dan Rather was their star and his utter contempt for truth and fairness led to his downfall, while President Bush enjoyed a two terms in office, despite ongoing attempts by CBS to destroy his presidency. Apparently, CBS is still a hotbed of hatred and so deserves it’s well-earned ignominy.


14 posted on 12/22/2010 2:21:46 PM PST by Jim Scott
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To: 3niner
These idiots download an image which is obviously fake, and put it on the air, then they talk about "the risks of Internet content". Oh, the irony.

The FCC is working right now to clean up the internet, and then everything will be all right. No problem that a little more regulation can't fix.

15 posted on 12/22/2010 2:23:53 PM PST by thulldud (Is it "alter or abolish" time yet?)
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To: Robwin

There’s no excuse for what CBS Snooze did. The subtitle can hardly be read but the deliberate misspelling of “Decision” as “Desision” should have been a huge clue to the staff that that was not the right cover to display.

They just can’t get over it.


16 posted on 12/22/2010 2:23:58 PM PST by BradyLS (DO NOT FEED THE BEARS!)
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To: Mr. K

What is this “CBS” of which you speak???;)


17 posted on 12/22/2010 2:25:38 PM PST by Frank_2001
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To: Robwin

That was no mistake...some sophomoric snot on the weekend crew thought he was being funny.


18 posted on 12/22/2010 2:25:54 PM PST by Palladin (Stand and fight.)
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To: Robwin
Save for the title and subtitle, the cover image looked similar to that of the real book, "Decision Points."

Other than that, Mrs. Lincoln, how did you like the play?

19 posted on 12/22/2010 2:28:37 PM PST by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: paudio

I think we should BUY CBS and turn it into an ultra right wing, religious network.


20 posted on 12/22/2010 2:30:02 PM PST by ichabod1 (Hail Mary Full of Grace, The Lord Is With Thee...)
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To: Robwin
CBS issued a statement acknowledging it made a "mistake," saying nobody could see it "because you'd have to freeze the frame to notice it."

There's a lie. "Decision" was clearly misspelled. No way to get around that.

"Clearly we have to be more careful when downloading material," CBS said, calling the incident a "cautionary tale" about the risks of Internet content.

Mostly they're upset they were caught. Surfing the net and pulling down your favorite funnies is just plain unprofessional at best. Utterly partisan, divisive, and a lie to say that they are objective reporters.

21 posted on 12/22/2010 2:30:54 PM PST by BradyLS (DO NOT FEED THE BEARS!)
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To: Robwin
CBS issued a statement acknowledging it made a "mistake," saying nobody could see it "because you'd have to freeze the frame to notice it."

"Clearly we have to be more careful when downloading material," CBS said, calling the incident a "cautionary tale" about the risks of Internet content.

CBS lies, of course.

One suspects most strongly that this was intentional, and done in order to have big laughs at the next "news" person "holiday" cocktail pahtee.

(The big joke is that CBS just managed to erode its vanishing credibility that much farther.)

Clearly, what CBS does not understand is that trust is easily lost, and that trust is practically impossible to regain.

And also, that insulting viewers with childish pictorial demonstrations of romantic left wing bias proves OUR point beyond any doubt.

.

22 posted on 12/22/2010 2:33:36 PM PST by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: Robwin

“Desision Points”.

That’s racist. They’re making fun of the President just because he’s black!

Oh. ... Never mind.


23 posted on 12/22/2010 2:33:43 PM PST by gitmo ( The democRats drew first blood. It's our turn now.)
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To: ichabod1
I think we should BUY CBS and turn it into an ultra right wing, religious network.

Save your money and wait a few days until it is only worth $1 like Newsweak.
24 posted on 12/22/2010 2:43:37 PM PST by JayNorth
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To: Robwin
"Rather Biased", "SeeBS", and "Fake, But Accurate" are all registered trademarks of CBS and may not be used without permission.
25 posted on 12/22/2010 2:49:47 PM PST by JayNorth
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To: Robwin

Apparently, the practice of so-called journalism in CBS doesn’t change from the time of Dan Rather. Have pre-conception idea about Dubya, and run a material, any material, that ‘confirms’ their idea. There is no doubt that whoever staff that downloaded the cover agreed with the subtitle, so s/he was not suspicious about the tone of it.


26 posted on 12/22/2010 3:01:02 PM PST by paudio (The differences between Clinton and 0bama? About a dozen of former Democratic Congressmen.)
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To: Robwin

CBS News clearly needs a new motto.

Here are some ideas:

“The Hoaxy Network!”

“All The Hoaxes Fit to Broadcast!”

“All Hoaxes, All The Time!”

“No Hoaxes left Un-Broadcast!”


27 posted on 12/22/2010 3:02:41 PM PST by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Made from the right stuff!)
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To: gitmo

The president bussh be stuopid nad him lieing all the time so that why i vote foro barak osama becasue him give me mony. he promis me. i remeber acause i was teeching my 3rd grade class how bad the bush was and now evrything beter with osama. if it wernt’for cbs telling truth, racists white peeple would put minororitys in jail.


28 posted on 12/22/2010 3:57:20 PM PST by boop ("Let's just say they'll be satisfied with LESS"... Ming the Merciless)
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