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Friday, August 24, 2012
MRC Claims It's Irrelevant That Akin, Ryan Voted The Same on Anti-Abortion Bills
Topic: Media Research Center

The Media Research Center's Clay Waters is desperately trying to ignore reality on the Todd Akin controversy.

In an Aug. 23 MRC TimesWatch item, Waters complains that the New York Times is "trying to change the subject from the bad economy to social issues, for Obama's sake" by trying to "tie controversial comments by Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin to Mitt Romney's running mate Paul Ryan."

How far in denial is Waters? He huffs that the Times "irrelevantly noted that Paul Ryan and Todd Akin voted the same way" on several anti-abortion bills. How is that irrelevant? Waters never explains. Inconvenient to Waters' right-wing agenda? Sure. But hardly irrelevant.

This appears to be another example of the MRC violating its own "Tell the Truth" mantra by attacking anyone who dares to do so about conservatives.

Posted by Terry K. at 3:25 PM EDT

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