Tuesday, February 26, 2013

ABC uses editing to cover Michelle Obama gun gaffe...

Apparently, Michelle Obama doesn't know the difference between a semiautomatic and automatic  weapon. If it's up to ABC, you will never know of her ignorance.

Via Washington Examiner:
For the broadcast, ABC’s Good Morning America producers edited out the First Lady’s “automatic weapon” line:
She was standing out in a park with her friends in a neighborhood blocks away from where my kids grow – grew – up, where our house is. And she was caught in the line of fire I just don’t want to keep disappointing our kids in this country. I want them to know that we put them first.
In the web edition of the story, however, Michelle Obama appears to be quoted in full [deleted parts in bold]:
“She was standing out in a park with her friends in a neighborhood blocks away from where my kids…grew up, where our house is. She had just taken a chemistry test. And she was caught in the line of fire because some kids had some automatic weapons they didn’t need,” she said. “I just don’t want to keep disappointing our kids in this country. I want them to know that we put them first.”
ABC claims the edit was done strictly for time. Right...

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