Published: PolicyMic (July 21, 2012)
Someone at ABC News needs to be fired.
In my article on Mitt Romney’s Bain scandal last week, I chided the media for being “pathetic” in its determination to take sides rather than objectively report the facts and demand answers from those in power. One week later, the irresponsibility of our mainstream news outlets has again reared its ugly head, this time when ABC News anchor Brian Ross wrongly connected The Dark Knight Rises killer to the Tea Party shortly after his network broke the story of the shootings. Here’s his actual quote: