Rightwing Shill Tucker Bounds Called to Account by Rightwing Shill 'News' Outlet for Misleading McCain Camp Claims...
By Brad Friedman on 9/15/2008, 3:03pm PT  

Wow. Poor Tucker Bounds. First CNN's right-leaning Campbell Brown (she's married to Bush Admin loyalist/lackey Dan Senor, despite the fact that CNN rarely, if ever, discloses that serious conflict of interest) committed a rare act of actual journalism by asking Bounds what foreign affairs experience Sarah Palin had. The McCain/Palin shill had nothing, and embarrassed himself under Brown's repeated, and responsible, prodding. So the McCain camp subsequently cancelled an interview with CNN's Larry King, claiming "that exchange was over the line" because Brown bothered to ask actual questions, and follow-ups, of their campaign.

And now, it seems that even Fox "News" is holding a McCain foot to the fire for some currently inexplicable reason. Fox's Megyn Kelly went after Bounds in regard to the McCain camp's continuing lies, and new ad claiming Obama plans to raise taxes on the middle class, despite countless independent think-tanks that have studied the Obama tax plan and have reported the McCain claim to be simply untrue.

"I want to hold you accountable for what McCain is doing," Kelly said for some reason today. ThinkProgress has details, here's their video...

The remarkable video of Brown's grilling of Bounds on CNN during the Republican Convention follows below, in case you missed it previously, or in case you'd like a nourishing second helping of freshly grilled Tucker...

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COMMENT #1 [Permalink]
... Bamboo Harvester said on 9/15/2008 @ 3:35 pm PT...

Wilbur ~ That a perfect example of fox SUBTERFUGE.

COMMENT #2 [Permalink]
... Bamboo Harvester said on 9/15/2008 @ 5:29 pm PT...

. . . . . you must be shiting me 4 more years . . .

COMMENT #3 [Permalink]
... Joan said on 9/15/2008 @ 8:07 pm PT...

So sorry, this is off-topic...
but re the current financial meltdown...interesting how it was described today on Public Television:

"Profits are privatized, losses are socialized" Ha! What a fuckin' shocker!

Translation (please correct me if I'm wrong):
The rich get to keep their huge gobs of cash, the 'little people (us) are screwed.

COMMENT #4 [Permalink]
... Agent 99 said on 9/15/2008 @ 8:26 pm PT...

Nope. You have it exactly right, Joan.

COMMENT #5 [Permalink]
... anonymous said on 9/15/2008 @ 8:33 pm PT...

This is the switchup FOX is doing as part of the sabatoge to the McCain campaign. The Brzezinski plan. Mr. Z needs to engineer a landslide for Obama in order for his policies to carry the force of a mandate. This is only the beginning.
Does this look similar to the color revolutions that the CIA-National Endowment for Democracy used to install puppet governments in the Balkans, Georgia, Ukraine, Czech Republic, ... ?

COMMENT #6 [Permalink]
... Steve said on 9/15/2008 @ 11:49 pm PT...

To Anonymous, comment #5:

Check out the last of the 4 pictures in Brad's recent post: Republican Presidential Campaigns Through the Years.... I hear it's for sale.

COMMENT #7 [Permalink]
... TEDEGER said on 9/16/2008 @ 4:20 am PT...

Hey, ANONYMOUS, that's an interesting observation, and even a ray of hope. If the Bilderbergers, in the person of Mr. Brzezinski are ACTUALLY arrayed against the forces of organized crime, as typified by the Rovian effort to disenfranchise voters and steal votes through the flipping machines, it may be one of those cases where the possession of two problems leads to a solution! At the moment, though, the Rover boys seem to be well ahead. Wouldn't it be nice if we could have an HONEST election, with sober decision made on the basis of the issues, rather than slime-mold baiting and flat out lies?! Oh -and what have you heard from Palin lately? has she run out of fiction, or are her writers too busy cooking up more fanatical fancies?

COMMENT #8 [Permalink]
... anonymous said on 9/16/2008 @ 11:49 am PT...

TEDEGER, comment #7,
although many of those psychos belong to alot of groupsI think Brzezinski is primarily acting on behalf of the Trilateral Commission in this case.
Maybe you haven't heard but on Larissa Alexandrova's, atlargely.com ,blog she said a high official told her Bush I is furious with Rove and he basically ordered Rove burned at the stake. I think it will probably happen in October as part of the October surprise in favor of Brzezinski's puppet Obama which I think will be part of the engineered landslide show. She didn't say who her high level source was but I suspect it must be Brzezinski, the architect of the Georgian insanity.

Honest election?! Are you kidding?! Haven't you been reading the bradblog and you still have hope?
You are mistaken if you think those machines are rigged for McCain. If you still have hope tell me do you people anyone protesting in the streets? Do you see congress demanding answers? Do you see congress doing what they were elected to correct?

They only consolation may be that McCain will not be elected but Obama is just as bad cause of the criminals he surrounds himself with and where do you think they will be come January.

If you don't believe me watch the coming repentance of FOX news and Mr CIA friend Murdoch.

COMMENT #9 [Permalink]
... Agent 99 said on 9/16/2008 @ 12:25 pm PT...

I'm gonna have to side with "anonymous" here... that's pretty much the gist of it.

It also helps explain McCain's baldly Bernaysian campaign.

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