Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Media Matters Daily Summary 06-11-12

Fox Ignores Private-Sector Job Gains To Push Claim Obama Values Public Sector More
In the context of ongoing efforts by conservatives to paint President Obama as hostile toward the private sector, Fox "straight news" host Martha MacCallum remarked that Obama's recent comments about private-sector jobs growth "feed into [the] narrative" that Obama values public-sector jobs over private-sector jobs. In fact, since Obama took office, the private sector has added millions of jobs, while the public sector has suffered severe and unusual job losses. Read More

10 Errors, Distortions, And Falsehoods In David Horowitz's The New Leviathan
David Horowitz and Jacob Laksin's book The New Leviathan promises "thoroughly researched and amply documented" evidence proving how progressive foundations and organizations are destroying America's future. In reality, Horowitz and Laksin only add more proof that conservative smear artists traffic in lazy falsehoods and easily disproved assertions. Here are ten of them. Read More

No comments: