Doesn’t seem to get much lower than this. Remember the peaceful protests for worker’s rights in Wisconsin that Vanessa wrote about last week? Via Amanda Marcotte, it looks like ever-trustworthy Fox News is using fake footage to make it seem as if the Wisconsin protests are violent.
In the video below, protesters can be seen angrily yelling into cops faces among the noticeably palm tree covered and snow-less streets… of Wisconsin?!?
Give me a break. In fact, as Rachel Maddow explained last night, the protesters in Wisconsin are winning precisely by employing tactics of peaceful and nonviolent protest.
They’ve been publicly thanked, not once, but twice, by local police. They’ve also chanted “thank you cops” to police for their respectful presence as they continued their demonstration. Click here to get the real story from Ms. Maddow. Palm trees not included.