Feb
05
2010

Barney Frank on the 'Right-Wing Propaganda Machine'

Here's a classic example of how the conservative media smear machine works. In a video less than four minutes long, Rep. Barney Frank describes how the Wall Street Journal's John Fund lied about him, how that lie was amplified by the right's media echo chamber, and how, when he called Fund on the lie, Fund admitted he was wrong, but refused to retract. The following is a transcript of Frank's February 3 remarks from the floor of the House of Representatives: Mr. Speaker, I recently got some first-hand experience with the way in which the right-wing propaganda machine operates. The […]