I’ve heard from people who frequent Radio Vice Online and listen to the big radio show state Fox News commentators pushed Breitbart’s Sherrod video and suggested she had to resign immediately during the day, before she resigned. Bret Baier responds.
Former DNC chairman Howard Dean says Fox News was “pushing the story very hard all day” even though Fox never mentioned her name. Dean also says Fox News showed the video, including the audio I assume.
I did not watch Fox News during the day and have not reviewed the tapes. If someone can provide me with video from Fox on that day showing commentators or news anchors describing or discussing the Breitbart-posted video during the morning, afternoon or evening before Bill O’Reilly mentioned it late in his show, it would be appreciated.
Is Baier lying by omission or is Dean flat out lying? Was the video promoted and pushed on the Fox News website? How about a story on the Fox News website pushing for her resignation? Can someone provide links to Fox News online stories about Sherrod prior to her resignation?
Hat tip to Frank Ross at Big Journalism, who links to the video from Johnny Dollar’s Place. I’m going to add here that I swear Baier corrected the record during a previous program and this is the second time he pointed out the time line. This time, he runs the video in fast forward from the complete day.
UPDATE (jim): Watched Fox all day that day. No mention of Sherrod until O’Reilly’s Talking Points. Brief. Hannity spent more time and so did Dana Perino subbing on Gretta’s show. That was all after she was fired.