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Finally making good on long-harbored anger at conservative media, Democrats on the Federal Election Commission voted in secret to punish Fox News' sponsorship of a Republican presidential debate, using an obscure law to charge the network with helping those on stage.
It is the first time in history that members of the FEC voted to punish a media outlet's debate sponsorship, and it follows several years of Democratic threats against conservative media and websites like the Drudge Report.
The punishment, however, was blocked by all three Republicans on the commission, resulting in a 3-3 tie vote and no action.
originally posted by: neo96
The left hates Fox News. They call it propaganda.
Fox News was created to counter CNN in the 90s because of 'Liberal' propaganda.
Even after the legalization of propaganda by liberals during the last eight years.
They still whine about Fox News.
And it still gets higher ratings.
Democrats have exactly NOTHING to snip about.
Everson, who headed the IRS under President George W. Bush and launched his campaign in March, said he is being unfairly excluded from the debate, reported The Washington Times. He claims that Fox News has not met two election law requirements found in Title 11 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
The first says that the debate host can not "structure the debates to promote or advance one candidate over another." The second says "staging organization(s) must use pre-established and objective criteria to determine which candidates may participate in a debate," according to The Washington Post.
FEC is just another 'Alphabet' agency this country could do without. Stupidity like this is just proof that we don't need them.