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Media Matters video calls out Fox News’ many ‘lies’ about Obamacare

By David Ferguson
Saturday, September 28, 2013 14:01 EDT
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Personnel at the Fox News Channel put on a great show of being outraged Friday that President Barack Obama called them out by name in a speech about lies and distortions about the Affordable Care Act — also known as Obamacare — which goes into effect Oct. 1.

Former CNN anchor turned Fox personality Bill Hemmer protested on Friday, “What have we reported that is inaccurate about this? What has been reported through the Fox News Channel that is not accurate?”

In the video embedded below, the media watchdog group Media Matters highlighted just a few of them, including Sarah Palin’s “death panels,” euthanasia for the elderly, assertions that the ACA is “unconstitutional,” that it’s going to result in “rationing” of health care and more.

Watch the video clip, embedded below via Media Matters:

David Ferguson
David Ferguson
David Ferguson is an editor at Raw Story. He was previously writer and radio producer in Athens, Georgia, hosting two shows for Georgia Public Broadcasting and blogging at Firedoglake.com and elsewhere. He is currently working on a book.
 
 
 
 
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