ABC Hires Breitbart, Loses All Credibility, Should Be Shunned

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    With this news, ABC “News” no longer can be taken seriously in any way, shape, or form.  

    Media Matters has confirmed that noted propagandist Andrew Breitbart will provide analysis for ABC News during their election night coverage.

    After Breitbart’s BigJournalism.com website reported that Breitbart would “be bringing analysis live from Arizona” for ABC, Media Matters confirmed his participation in a town hall meeting anchored by ABC’s David Muir and Facebook’s Randi Zuckerberg that will be featured in the network’s coverage.

    Asked about Breitbart’s history of unethical behavior and misinformation, ABC News’ David Ford told Media Matters: “He will be one of many voices on our air, including Bill Adair of Politifact. If Andrew Breitbart says something that is incorrect, we have other voices to call him on it.”

    Media figures and outlets from across the board rejected Breitbart’s race-baiting lies after he smeared former USDA official Shirley Sherrod as a “racist,” using as “proof” a heavily edited video of comments she made during a March NAACP event that he posted on his site BigGovernment.com.

    Simply despicable. I urge everyone to shun ABC “News” and to urge everyone they know to do the same.

    • totallynext

      the BS lie-a-mentory about 9/11….

      Haven’t missed a thing

    • blue bronc

      and NBC and CBS and never did watch faux.  The reason was the entertainment division turned them into tap and dance shows.  Along with a standard of 3 Repubs, and 1 Dem. There was no control, if an R gave a stump speech when asked why he wanted to kill school lunches the barker did nothing to force the question.

      OBTW: I quit watching in the 80’s.  We have always had good political info from other sources.