On Monday evening during an interview with CBS’s Charlie Rose, former President Bill Clinton slipped up and said that his wife has “frequently” fainted before quickly downgrading the severity to “on more than one occasion.” For a replay of the clip on Tuesday morning, CBS helped Clinton out by removing the damning admission. As it turns out, CNN, MSNBC and Fox were all using the edited clip on their programs, Newsbusters states.
In the original clip, Rose wondered aloud to Clinton if the footage of Hillary fainting at the 9/11 ceremony reveals a much more serious condition than is being admitted. Clinton responded in full:
“Well if it is, it’s a mystery to me and all of her doctors, because frequently — not frequently, that’s not… rarely — but on more than one occasion, over the last many, many years, the same sort of thing happened to her when she got severely dehydrated.”
In the edited clip, the diagnosis sounds much less severe:
“Well if it is, it’s a mystery to me and all of her doctors. Rarely, but on ore than one occasion, over the last many, many years the same sort of thing happened to her when she got severely dehydrated.”
Ah, the magic of editing. A well-placed transition shot and everyone believes Clinton said his wife has only “rarely” fainted. As TruthRevolt reported earlier, Hillary, like her husband, is unclear on the frequency of her fainting spells, first saying "twice," then saying she can't recall, to ultimately admitting it was more likely "a few times." But thankfully, when the liberal politicians fail, the liberal media is there to clean up the mess.
Deceptive editing is all the rage by the mainstream media and the Obama administration. If it’s not Katie Couric editing her anti-gun documentary to make gun owners look stupid, it’s the State Department deleting eight minutes from the public record to hide the fact that the administration was already in talks with Iran before the nuclear deal.
Transparency is not a quality Democrats take seriously.
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