Exposing Weiner Doesn't Vindicate Breitbart

RightWatch: Proving that the Twitter-happy congressman was lying doesn't change the media hit man's reputation.

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Not so with Breitbart. In both the Sherrod and ACORN cases, independent analysts have concluded that he or his colleagues deliberately distorted the facts to reach sensational conclusions. In short, his reports were propaganda masquerading as journalism. He's still not to be trusted, even though, like Ebner-Eschenbach's stopped clock, this time he was right.

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