Not Even Pretending
By: Mark W Adams

Think Progress » Fox’s Gretchen Carlson Suggests Fox Viewers ‘Make A Call To Massachusetts’ To Help Scott Brown Win

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On Fox and Friends this morning, host Gretchen Carlson introduced a segment claiming that a Brown win would boost 401(k)s by suggesting that viewers should work to get Brown elected. “Well, you may want to make a call to Massachusetts and get some people out to the polls,” said Carlson. “That’s because our next guest, and a friend, says that your portfolio could look much better if Scott Brown wins.”

During the segment, Fox featured a chyron declaring: “What can Brown do for you? — A boost in your 401K may be in the cards.” As ThinkProgress has pointed out and Media Matters has documented, Fox News has boosted the campaign of State Sen. Scott Brown (R-MA), who has also benefited from the support of Wall Street investors.

1 Comment:

Thomas More said...

I don't know if I would call what they have been doing all along "pretending." Maybe "posturing"?