Fox News host Ed Hill did her best to terrorize Americans with the notion that Barack Obama has "terrorist" tendencies. These are the kind of smears that most Americans laugh off, but there are those among us who see things like this and believe the worst - and that's the intention of this kind of smear -- to plant that seed of doubt. These seeds, once planted, persist, as is evidenced by those who still believe that Obama is a Muslim, and that he refuses to recite the pledge of allegiance.
Once it was pointed about how ridiculously absurd the claim was Hill apologized, suggesting that the "terrorist fist jab" was a characterization made by others, not by her, but I've found no evidence that supports that claim. From what I can tell, she was the first to suggest that.
Well, her bosses apparently investigated and guess what - Hill is off the air.
Ed Hill, a Fox News anchor has lost her show following her suggestion on air that an on-stage victory gesture made by Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama could have been a "terrorist fist jab".
The anchor of a show called "America's Pulse" made the accusation on-air last Friday claiming the signal made between Obama and his wife could have different interpretations including "A fist bump? A pound? A terrorist fist jab?"
Now why on earth would this kind of smear occur on Fox News, and not on other networks? Could there be an agenda at Fox to slip things like this into the American news cycle?
Is the Pope Catholic?
These folks said the source of the "hand jab" smear was the Human Events blog. I've spent some time searching that blog and haven't located it...
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