Skip to comments.GQ Mocked For Saying Segregationist George Wallace Was A Republican. He Was A Democrat.
Posted on 05/22/2020 1:19:59 PM PDT by Zenyatta
GQ magazine was severely mocked for publishing an opinion piece that incorrectly said former Alabama segregationist governor George Wallace was a Republican.
The op-ed, penned by Laura Bassett, described Wallace, a former presidential candidate, as a Republican who backed abortion so there would be fewer children for the government to support.
Just one catch: Wallace was a Democrat.
(Excerpt) Read more at lacortenews.com ...
Another fine example of fake news.
George Wallace. Lester Maddox. Bull Conner. Orville Faubus. Ross Barnett. Strom Thurmond. Jess Helms. Robert Byrd.
More. Many More.
She knew she was lying. But it was a democrat’s favorite trick — just lie and count on the media to remain silent and not expose it and the average person either not knowing or never hearing the correction.
What, you didn't know that? So was Adolf Hitler.
Southern republicans were at one time scarce as hen’s teeth.
These same idjits think it was Republicans who opposed the 1964 Civil Rights Act. That was Democrats too.
And Lincoln was a Democrat right?
Did they retract the lie? I decline to click GQ.
Jesse Helms was a Republican.
One thing is for certain Laura is no gentleman.
Then, when caught lying, call it an honest mistake. Those honest mistakes always go towards the authors politcs.
Does GQ represent the return of Dell Comics?
Laura Bassett accused Chris Matthews of attacking her.
The journalist who accused MSNBC host Chris Matthews of inappropriately flirting said shes been attacked for pressuring the Hardball host into retiring.
Laura Bassett said shes shocked by the anger directed at her after she published a GQ column accusing Matthews, 74, of twice making inappropriate advances toward her as she prepped to appear on his show.
Look at their correction:
“George Wallace, the longtime governor of Alabama, a Democrat who would later join the far-right American Independent Party, four-time presidential candidate, and outspoken segregationist who is often compared to Donald Trump...”
Really? By who?
Correction - she claims that she was attacked by media for saying that Chris Matthews inappropriately flirted with her.
The GQ article was written by Laura Bassett. Here’s an interesting piece of her past.
She’s the one who got Chris Matthews to retire early for “inappropriately flirting”!
people forget that Wallace was kicking ass in the D primary in 1972 when he was shot. in MARYLAND.
Didn’t he win the Wisconsin primary that year? i don’t recall some of the particulars, but Wallace was a serious candidate in states other than deep south.
He wasn’t going to become the nominee....but he was going to make it a horse race.
The Honorable Jesse Helms was a Republican!
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