Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Liar, Liar, Hindraker On Fire!!!!

Poweline's John Hindraker, yes you may giggle, other wise known as Assrocket does it again!
Think Progress Reports:
Powerline Uses Chopped Audio Clip to Smear Rep. John Dingell As Hezbollah Apologist

Yesterday, the popular right-wing blog Powerline smeared Rep. John Dingell (D-MI) as an apologist for Hezbollah using an edited clip from local Detroit television. The post, entitled “Dingell: What’s Wrong With Hezbollah,” features this misleading transcript, complete with edited audio:

Asked, “You’re not against Hezbollah?” Dingell answers, “No…”

Here’s what Dingell actually said:

Q: You’re not against Hezbollah?

DINGELL: No, I happen to be — I happen to be against violence, I think the United States has to bring resolution to this matter. Now, I condemn Hezbollah as does everybody else, for the violence.
Typical really. If you do not have the truth on your side, folks like Hindraker will simply cherry pick. Sad. I would join the general call for Hindraker to issue a retraction or correction but I know that succubi will be trying on ice skates before Powerline would do that.

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