This Week in Media Bias History: Don’t Forget U.S. ‘Imperialism,’ ‘Genocide’

July 7th, 2018 12:15 PM

If any cable network knows how to ruin a great American holiday, it’s MSNBC. On July 1, 2012, then-host Melissa Harris-Perry celebrated the Fourth of July by reminding everyone of the country's “imperialism, the genocide, the slavery.” 

Speaking of Independence Day, well-known fabricator Brian Williams in 2005 compared the hostage-takers in Iran to the U.S. Founding Fathers: “The first several U.S. Presidents were certainly revolutionaries and might have been called terrorists at the time by the British Crown.” 

Below are Rich Noyes’s collected tweets from the 27th week of This Day in Media Bias History. To get the latest daily examples, be sure and follow Noyes on Twitter. We are now officially halfway through This Week in Media Bias History. To see recaps of the first 26 weeks, go here.


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