Aug
24
2010

Fox News Finds 'Ground Zero Mosque' Financier…Close to Home

Starting about a minute in,this clip from last night's Daily Show is must-see media criticism. On the Fox News morning show Fox & Friends, it is revealed thatthe Kingdom Foundation is a dangerous Saudi organization that, according to guest Dan Senor, funds radical madrassas and has also funded Feisal Abdul Rauf, the imam at the heart of the "Ground Zero Mosque" controversy. Unmentionned by Fox, but revealed by Jon Stewart, is thatthe Kingdom Foundation is run by Al-Waleed bin Talal, who also happens tobe…one of theNewsCorp's largestshareholders (Fox's parent company). Theclipincludes a hilariousdebateover whether Fox'scoverage of this storymakes them evil, […]