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Bullies and Mistakes – “Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them” Al Franken

November 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Ethics, Journalism, Newspapers, The Media

There’s no shame in screwing up a statistic every now and then. People make mistakes. It’s just that somewhere deep in O’Reilly’s psyche there’s clearly a terror of being proved wrong. When he’s confronted with a mistake, the bully comes out, and he bludgeons his guests with incorrect or just made-up facts and figures.

A good insight I reckon. There are A LOT of people like this in both the media and politics…

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