The Pardu

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Jon Stewart On Fox News (Right-wing) ACA Derangement; Media Matters Nails The Lies

Jon Stewart and Fox News derangement!

A little something to follow Stewart.....

Now, for a bit of info that places the Fox News propaganda machine in the spotlight of "yellow electronic journalism." I use the word "journalism" as a component of a recognizable phrase, not because I believe the network has a journalistic fiber anyplace in ts system.

Media Matters published a piece on Monday April 14, that continues its tradition mission of exposing Fox News and Right-wing Media as inaccurate deliverers of conservative propaganda. The article is worth assimilating for those who seek accurate information, thus avoiding the doldrums of the LIVs (Low Information Voters).

A Tale of Two Reports: Fox Doesn't Trust CBO On Obamacare Costs, Embraces Discredited Survey Instead

 April 14, 2014 6:38 PM EDT ››› ALEXANDREA BOGUHN
Fox News attempted to discredit a Congressional Budget Office report that estimated lower costs for the Affordable Care Act, while it also embraced a dubious survey claiming that health care premiums are skyrocketing. 

On the April 14 edition of Fox News' Your World, host Neil Cavuto brought on Fox contributor and serial health care misinformer Betsy McCaughey in order to baselessly attack the CBO's latest projections, which show that the ACA will cost $104 billion less over 10 years than previously projected and that premiums for the most popular plans under ACA are expected to rise only "slightly" for 2015. McCaughey unleashed a series of already debunked lies about the health care law. After Cavuto called the CBO's savings estimates "deceiving," Mccaughey agreed and denied there would be any savings,asserting that it is actually "a cost-shifting":

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