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Monday, January 21, 2013
WND Keeps Up Prayer Breakfast Deception
Topic: WorldNetDaily

WorldNetDaily isn't going to tell its readers the full truth about the inauguration prayer breakfast WND editor Joseph Farah was briefly removed from.

A Jan. 19 WND article by Drew Zahn repeats the discredited company line that Media Matters (disclosure: my employer) maliciously reported that Rev. Merrie Turner, prayer breakfast organizer, had removed Farah from the guest list. As we've detailed, Turner never asked Media Matters for a correction or to change what he had previously said, and Farah had been, in fact, briefly removed from the guest list on the breakfast's website.

Zahn makes no mention of the fact that Media Matters responded to WND's previous attack, instead presenting Turner's current story as the truth and failing to question his discrepancies further.

The remainder of Zahn's article is carefully written to keep up the fiction that the prayer breakfast is not attacking Obama specifically -- merely praying that "America will not continue its path of defiance unto judgment" -- ignoring the fact that the guest list includes two of the most vicious Obama-haters in America in Farah and pat Boone, and the remainder are either Republican politicans or right-wing activists.

Posted by Terry K. at 12:55 AM EST

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