Thursday, September 01, 2011

Media Matters Daily Summary 09-01-11

Fox's Chris Wallace Disappears Allegation That Boeing Retaliated Against Union Workers
Chris Wallace said that the National Labor Relations Board "went after Boeing for wanting to build a plant in right-to-work South Carolina." But this description completely obscures the motivation for the NLRB's action: Its complaint against Boeing alleges that the company illegally retaliated against union workers in Washington state for going on strike. Read More

Dick Morris Uses Fox To Push His Anti-Muslim Petition
In recent days, Fox News contributor Dick Morris has repeatedly used his Fox appearances to promote a petition on his website opposing the Park51 Islamic community center. Morris has a history of inflammatory attacks on Park51, including the outrageous claim that the community center is "designed to celebrate the attacks that killed 3,000 Americans." Read More

Fox's Bolling Forwards Myth That Texas Economy Demonstrates Success Of Conservative Policies
Eric Bolling attributed job creation in Texas to low taxes and the state's lack of regulations. In fact, Texas' economy has been helped by rising public-sector employment, federal stimulus money, and regulations that helped shield the state from the housing bubble. Read More

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