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Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Trippany Pleased That BBC Echoes Conservative Smears of Hillary
Topic: NewsBusters

An April 29 NewsBusters post by Terry Trippany states: "The mainstream media types appear to have turned on Hillary Clinton as of late, with the BBC likening her to the knife wielding Alex Forest played by Glen Close in the 1987 movie Fatal Attraction." Trippany then called the smear a "breakthrough."

What Trippany doesn't mention is that the "Fatal Attraction" smear of Hillary originiated on her side of the aisle, with conservative Monica Crowley and conservative-leaning Andrew Sullivan both peddling it earlier this year. So why shouldn't she be happy that the smear has migrated to a wider audience?

We suspect that Trippany is absolutely ecstatic that an NPR reporter also joined in repeating the smear. 

Posted by Terry K. at 1:29 AM EDT

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