Yahoo News Tweets Out Admission That They Are Fake News: Posted Deceptively Edited Video of Lindsey Graham

Yahoo News Tweets Out Admission That They Are Fake News: Posted Deceptively Edited Video of Lindsey Graham

Yahoo Falsely Attributes James Carville’s ‘Trailer Park’ Paula Jones Slur to Lindsey Graham

Yahoo News spread fake news Wednesday by falsely attributing a sexist quote from a Clinton political operative to Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC).

Asked by The Atlantic‘s editor-in-chief Jeffrey Goldberg about President Donald Trump’s Tuesday evening remarks about Christine Blasey Ford, Graham said the comments were “factual” and more broadly represented a shared frustration among conservatives of the treatment Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is being subjected to. “Factual? It was a personal, degrading attack on someone who is a private citizen,” Goldberg replied. “Here’s what’s personally degrading,” Graham replied, then quoting Carville: “This is what you get when you go through a trailer park with a hundred dollar bill.”

The line, uttered by Carville in January 1996 in reference to Paula Jones, was met with light laughter.

In a now-deleted tweet, Yahoo News shared footage of the brief exchange attributing Carville’s slur to Graham, with the a description which read: “Sen. Lindsey Graham defends Trump mocking of Dr. Ford: ‘Everything he said was factual… this is what you get when you go through a trailer park with a $100 bill.’”

The message described the audience reaction as a “gasp.”

www.breitbart.com/big-journalism/2018/10/03/yahoo-falsely-attributes-james-carvilles-trailer-park-paula-jones-slur-to-lindsey-graham/

 

 

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