Sunday, March 21, 2010

Rep. Weiner Dismisses Fox News Excitement Over Tea Party Protests

This is not the first time that "fair and balanced" Fox News has provided eager coverage for tea party protests. This time, host Megyn Kelly drew attention to the repeated "Fox News Alerts" covering "fired up" demonstrators against health reform and to the "interesting contrast" between their booing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and cheering Republican leaders. Kelly interviewed Representative Anthony Weiner (D-NY), who dismissed her questions about "a couple of protesters" inside the chamber and pointed out, “The important story today is whether or not we are going to be able to get 216 votes to save the taxpayers a lot of money and provide insurance for people that don’t have it.” Watch (h/t Think Progress):

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