As best we can tell, Maddow has ever explained that Walker’s tax cuts didn’t cause the current shortfall.
As best we can tell, Maddow has never explained that they represent just three percent of the forthcoming, two-year shortfall.
As best we can tell, Maddow has never told viewers the size of that future shortfall, which is projected at $3.6 billion over two years.
She does toss that $140 million figure around—and it sounds like a whole lot of dough when it’s offered out of any context.
If you read comment threads, you’ve seen the truth: Many Maddow fans still think the tax cuts caused the shortfall. They still think that’s what Maddow has said. They don’t know that she has renounced that claim. Some of them watched her twelve-minute “self-correction” and they still don’t understand!
It’s always been done this way on Fox—but Maddow’s approach has been very much like that. Due to dishonesty or imbalance, she is plainly helping to build an addled new Fox Nation 2.
How well can our democracy work in the future? Are we all ditto-heads now?
that's from bob somerby's daily howler. it really is amazing how so many on the left have left the reality based community they used to pride themselves on.
but this is barack's cult, after all. using terms like 'twat' and worse to insult each other, a group of males who took away the message barack was broadcasting throughout 2008 (and since), that women just don't matter.
that's why they use the terms they do. it flourished in 2008 and it's not going away.
and being a barack groupie, facts aren't their strong point.
so they go around 'getting in people's faces,' yea! just like their leader told them to do.
let's close with c.i.'s 'Iraq snapshot:'