Sunday, January 16, 2011

ABC controlling the news

From: msnbc.com news services
updated 1/16/2011 12:36:14 AM ET 2011-01-16T05:36:14
 
A Tucson mass shooting victim was taken into custody Saturday after yelling "you're dead" at a Tea Party spokesman during the taping of an ABC-TV town hall event hosted by Christianne Amanpour.
The Pima County Sheriff's Office said J. Eric Fuller, 63, was involuntarily committed to an undisclosed medical facility, NBC News reported. The Associated Press said he was undergoing a psychiatric evaluation.
He faces charges of threats and intimidation and disorderly conduct, according to Tucson TV station KGUN.
The gathering for "After the Tragedy: An American Conversation Continued," to be shown as a special edition of "This Week" Sunday, included witnesses, first responders, victims and heroes of the Jan. 8 mass shooting that killed six and wounded 13 others, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz.
Local officials and others also packed St. Odilia's Catholic Church in northwest Tucson, where the show was taped.  
KGUN reported that Fuller took exception to comments by Republican state Rep. Terri Proud and Tucson Tea Party spokesman Trent Humphries.
Fuller was in the front row and apparently became upset when Humphries suggested that any conversations about gun control should be delayed until all the dead were buried, KGUN reported.
Fuller took a picture of Humphries and shouted, “You’re dead.”
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Because I know most of you are like most Americans and do not watch C Amanpour, I watched it for you.  In their wisdom ABC news decided to not show what happened.
They probably were right not to show it, but does anyone, anyone think that if a tea party person had threatened someone in the studio ABC would not show it?  Not only would ABC news show it, that's all we would be seeing for the next two years leading up to the presidential election in 2012.

5 comments:

genjunky said...

Michael, you hit the nail on the head. MSNBC, ABC and the rest of the media excluding Foxnews should apologize to You, Me, the right, the Tea Party, Fox News, Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck. This is what the left on twitter were tweeting- http://youtu.be/BACY8OZ8nB0. They should hang their heads in shame, but then again, they don't have any!

Big Mike said...

What hypocrites liberals and the the MSM are. They are going to use that massacre by one crazed idiot for all the political worth they can. As bad as the media has been, these next two years are going to be sickening to watch.

Anonymous said...

They DID show it morons. Check Mediate for film. It was just so quiet that none of you noticed. Humphries barely turns his head.

Big Mike said...

If they showed it then why did C Amanpour at the end of show say an incident had happened and the irate person was taken into custody [she never mentioned it was a threat: 'you're dead' against a tea party spokesman.
And calling us morons... ahhh, I guess that's the civility you hypocrite liberals are talking about, huh?

genjunky said...

Hey Big Shot whats the matter afraid your momma might read your post. A typical Liberal Dip. ABC is wrong, they did not tell the truth. If lies are what you want then keep watching ABC World New Honey, oh and B.T.W., show some civility as the dems up on the Hill Suggest Darling. This is why Obama will lose in 2012.