Fake News, Real Smears

Here’s a clip of John Hall’s appearance on last night’s Colbert Report.

About half-way through the interview, host Stephen Colbert told the novice politician, “You have actually got a shot in this race. You might actually win. And I oppose everything you stand for. But you were willing to talk to me and your opponent, Sue Kelly, was not. So let’s move your numbers right here. Let’s smear your opponent.”

That’s when the “smear cards” come out.

Let that be a lesson. Even fake reporters need to get their interviews.

— Azi Paybarah

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