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[See NewsBusters for more.] Don Imus and his co-host Bernard McGuirk on Thursday could barely contain their disgust at they highlighted Brian Williams's unraveling lie about being hit by a Rocket Propelled Grenade (RPG) while in Iraq in 2003.
Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters. In March of 2013, NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams appeared on the CBS Late Show with David Letterman to peddle a lie that his helicopter was hit by enemy fire while in Iraq.
On the March 26, 2003 edition of Dateline, NBC's Brian Williams recounted how a helicopter that was part of a U.S. mission in Iraq was shot by an RPG fired by Iraqis in civilian clothes. When Williams told the same story in 2015, he falsely placed himself in the chopper that was hit, something for which he later apologized after soldiers complained.
[See NewsBusters for more.] ABC's Good Morning America, a superficial show that rarely focuses on actual news, on Wednesday made time to promote the book of Reggie Love, Barack Obama's former "body man." Co-host Robin Roberts enthused over the "beautifully written" Power Forward: My Presidential Education. Roberts didn't manage any serious questions, instead the journalist sounded like an Access Hollywood anchor: "You taught him the fist pump.
Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters. On Wednesday, CBS This Morning hosted Peggy Noonan, conservative columnist for the Wall Street Journal, to discuss the ongoing controversy surrounding the measles vaccine. Throughout the interview, CBS co-hosts Norah O’Donnell and Gayle King pressed Noonan to admit that the GOP has an anti-vaccine problem while omitting President Obama and Hillary Clinton’s previous anti-vaccine statements.
Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters. During a news brief on Wednesday's CBS This Morning, co-host Norah O'Donnell promoted David Axelrod, former campaign strategist for President Obama, and his new book in which he claimed that "when Romney called the Republican suggested the president won by getting out the black vote."