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NewsMax, the propagator of Trump election lies called to the carpet

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  1. adoo

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    A Newsmax guest interrupted an interview to shame the conservative television network
    for promoting Donald Trump’s lies about the election.





    David Litt, a former speechwriter for Barack Obama, took the interview off course on Monday morning to accuse Newsmax of “lying to its own viewers” about the 2020 contest.

    Asked whether or not Tesla founder Elon Musk’s appearance on Saturday Night Live (SNL) was as good as Mr Trump’s five years ago, Mr Litt took aim at Newsmax.

    "What happened on Saturday Night Live this weekend is people made stuff up and
    then said it on television like it's true," said Mr Litt of the comedy sketch show, and Tesla’s founder.
    "It actually happens pretty frequently on American TV”.

    “For example, in 2020, Dominion Voting Systems sued Newsmax over its false claims about election fraud,”
    Mr Litt remarked. “Newsmax was lying to its own viewers and Newsmax actually had to settle that lawsuit."​

    “So, sorry, I just need to check in, are you still telling that lie or are you telling new lies?,
    Mr Litt asked Rob Finnerty, the Newsmax anchor.​
     
  2. Astrodome

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    WTF is Newsmax?
     
  3. krnxsnoopy

    krnxsnoopy Contributing Member

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    "News"max. About as much "news" as Fox "News".
     
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  4. KingCheetah

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    NEWS TO THE MAX
     
  5. Surfguy

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    NewsMax should be known as NewsMin.

    [​IMG]
     
  6. Agent94

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    Do you know what OANN is? I had no idea about either of those networks until the election when I was watching the news mix channel on Directv. Basically Newsmax and OANN make Fox news look like CNN. Even TV channels are getting primaried further right. One of those channels had a Steve Bannon show where he called for beheading Fauci.
     
  7. tinman

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    Another thread about corporate cable news ?
    Or whatever this is

    Does it have soft core porn like Cinemax
     
  8. Os Trigonum

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    I think it's a Trump thread but I can't be sure
     
  9. CCorn

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    One of the 3 channels my mom is always watching.
     
  10. pgabriel

    pgabriel Educated Negro
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    I used to hang out at SRO in Northwest Mall after work. They would show this Fox Business Channel show after the market closed. Some of the best looking women on financial television program all wearing FM pumps. Had no idea what they were talking about
     
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    Fair and balanced news to the MAX!!!
     
  12. TheRealist137

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    Honestly that reporter handled it pretty well and looked better out of the two. It obviously doesn't negate that he works for a joke lying news organization but in that moment he did the best that he could have done to protect his employer.
     
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  13. edwardc

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    A waste of time is what it is it's almost as bad as foxnews they tell more lies then they tell the truth.
     
  14. tinman

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    I use to watch G4 TV back in the day and actually met their host Olivia Munn
    before she became Olivia Munn

    I still have their swag bag
     
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    It's the "news" station that right-wing conservatives flocked to after Fox News refused to go along with the 2020 Election fraud crap. Evidently Fox News was suddenly part of the "lying main stream media" and no longer conservative enough.
     
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