Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Fox News Caught on Tape Distorting What You Decide with all Spin all the Time, UNfair & Unbalanced. Lovely.


In an attempt to discredit Rev. Al Sharpton and the massive #JusticeForAll marches held all over the country last weekend, Fox News proved once and for all they hate us for our freedom.  That's the only conclusion I can draw from their attempt spin #BlackLivesMatter  into an anti cop crusade by editing a piece of video tape to make it seem demonstrators  had chanted calls to kill police during his speech,  making the divide between the police and protesters even worse.  For some reason the site of large groups of black people marching for truth, justice, and the American way, just doesn't sit well with some people.

Let's recap
During the broadcast, they showed a clip from a protest last night in Manhattan where some people were reportedly heard chanting “What do we want? Dead cops! When do we want it? Now!” The video then flipped to Sharpton leading a peaceful rally where he says,  “We’re not saying all police are bad. We’re not even saying most are bad. We’re not anti-police, but we’re anti-brutality. And the federal government must have a threshold to protect that.”
The intention of the shoddy editing was to make Sharpton look like a hyprocite, although anyone paying attention could see the clips were from drastically different times of day. That didn’t stop the hosts from using this footage as evidence that the protestors had ill intentions.
About that "What do we want? Dead cops!' video,..notice how far the camera shot is from the crowd, but how clear their words are? We can't see the faces of the people but we can hear their words?  And how come Fox News is the only network that reported these chantsMakes you go Hmmmm doesn't it?

For the record, no one, I repeat no one, wants cops or anyone else dead. Nor are the protest an indictment of all cops.  To say that all cops kill unarmed black men, women, and children without impunity is like saying all black people are thugs, and we know that's not true.  To say #BlackLivesMatter does not mean that white lives, and police lives don't matter.
To : yes, cops kill white people, but young Black men are 21 TIMES MORE LIKELY to be killed by cops than young white men
This movement is about equality not vengeance. We are not a divided country. It's ONE Nation, with Liberty and Justice for all. The sooner Fox News realizes this the better off we all will be.

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