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Stewart Catches Beck in Lie

Only Fox will show you this Gaza footage everyone showed you
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 4, 2010 7:19 AM CDT

(Newser) – Oh, that pesky Daily Show and its fact checkers. Glenn Beck worked himself into a good lather the other day, calling out the media for suppressing footage of activists from the Gaza aid flotilla attacking Israeli soldiers with clubs. “That video, you'll be hard-pressed to see it here in America from media outlets besides Fox,” he declared, “No one seems willing to show that.”

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Which would be a great story, except that, as Jon Stewart proved with actual footage, MSNBC, CNN, CBS, NBC, and PBS all aired the tape a day before Beck's segment. “This can mean only one of two things,” Stewart concludes. “Mr. Beck lives in a cloistered world of paranoid delusion that is impervious to a priori evidence that contradicts his world view, or … Glenn Beck has become so powerful that his wise words can now be acted on retroactively.” (Read more Jon Stewart stories.)

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