Saturday, December 19, 2009

Conservative Media Goes Into Overdrive In 2009

Media Matters has produced a survey of the conservative media in overdrive during 2009. From charges of "death panels" to climate change deniers to birthers to tea partiers to McCarthyism reborn, the drumbeat of hysteria and fear-mongering has been constant. The election of Barack Obama and the rise of Democratic majorities in the House and Senate have led to a right wing nervous breakdown and a determination to destroy the Obama presidency. Leading the charge with misinformation has been Fox News, the Republican media outlet that parades as a news station. Watch:

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