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GOP, Fox News take blame for Democrat Bob Beckel’s campus rape comment

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Mission accomplished? As Twitchy reported, Buzzfeed reported on Bob Beckel’s outrageous comments on campus rape by referring to him only as a “Fox News host,” ignoring the fact that Beckel is the Democrat representative on “The Five,” and only later sneaking the “liberal” label into its coverage. Buzzfeed’s Andrew Kaczynski argued that no one knows who Beckel is, that’s all — it certainly wasn’t an attempt to tar Fox News as rape deniers.

And yet…

https://twitter.com/SCarrollTech/status/304410640762687488

SHOCKING: Fox News host’s unbelievable comment about rape huff.to/13gLz9C

— Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) February 20, 2013

Fox News pundit shocks co-hosts and sparks outrage by saying rape does NOT really happen on college campuses bit.ly/WXhv3B

— Daily Mail Online (@MailOnline) February 20, 2013

The College Campus Rape Crisis Is News to This Fox News Host theatln.tc/12OhaE4

— The Atlantic Wire (@TheAtlanticWire) February 20, 2013

https://twitter.com/coco_jeanos/status/304409765377880065

FOX News doesn’t believe campus rape is a problem, says, “Raping numbers are low” (actually meant to say “rating numbers are low”)

— Scrack Cartoons (@ScrackCartoons) February 21, 2013

A bit late to this one, but just wow. In case you needed more evidence that Fox News analysts are morons: huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/20/bob…

— Sharon Reshef (@sresh24) February 20, 2013

If Fox News doesn’t believe college rapes happen, then what about high school: Steubenville was that legit rape or a group date? GOP?

— Deborah Bee (@BeeQueenbee60) February 20, 2013

so we’re gonna start a twitter campaign to tweet at fox news every time there’s a reported rape on a college campus right?

— David Amodio (@David_Amodio) February 21, 2013

That’s not a bad idea, but if you’re sincere in your effort to educate, it would be more effective to email the one host on “The Five” who hadn’t heard of rape happening on campus. His name is Bob Beckel, and he’s a Democrat, by the way.

Related:

Bob Beckel’s appalling dismissal of rape sparks backlash; Lib media shamefully cover the (D); Update: Cretin clarification

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/02/20/gop-fox-news-take-blame-for-democrat-bob-beckels-campus-rape-comment/



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