It’s possible we may be able to provide video soon, but NBC Today Show co-host Meredith Vieira and ABC News anchor Diane Sawyer made complete fools of themselves on April Fool’s day. Talk about the media left-wing.
Update: So did you fall for it? From the comments listed below, many people really did fall for it. My plan was to update this post last night but other things came up. Man, I even used April Fool’s in the title and the abstract of the post! What’s interesting and makes this a good April Fool’s gag is that many found the comments by Sawyer and Vieira believable.
From the NBC Today Show this morning during an interview with Sen Jim DeMint (R-S.C.), with my emphasis in bold. Meredith Vieira seems to be … well … a loon.
Co-host Meredith Vieira: “Now Senator DeMint, as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was walking into the Capitol, I noticed one of the Tea Party protesters was brandishing a broom in her direction. Was he calling the Speaker a witch? And by-”
Sen. Jim DeMint: “Oh, c’mon Meredith. I saw that protester, too. He was chanting ‘Sweep the bums out!’”
Vieira: “-and, and no Senator, as I was going to say, by implication aren’t the protesters implying that they want to burn Nancy Pelosi at the stake? Like they did at the Salem Witch Trials? And if so, will you, sir, condemn this kind of atrocious language? And if this happens again, will you have these protesters arrested?”
And onto Diane Sawyer’s question to Jake Tapper during ABC’s World News
Sawyer: Now, as many of you know, the health care debate turned ugly when too many citizens still not over how African-Americans earned equal rights in this country set their sites on denying all of us access to health care. Now, in what some see as another ugly turn, those same so-called ‘Tea Party’ activists have turned their sites on President Obama’s noble dream of providing a free college education to all. So, Jake, should we fear more protesters swarming the streets of D.C., yelling racial slurs and gay epithets, trying, once again, to slow social progress?
These people are totally unbelievable. Is the liberal left so de-tuned they take these propagandists at face value?
Do check out the full April Fool’s edition over at the Media Research Center.