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FNC “Quickly Parroted” The Obama Charges

Sen. Barack Obama‘s staff distributed a memo to reporters this morning “about the libelous claim that he attended a madrassa as a young man,” The Hotline’s On Call blog says.

In the memo, they say “Fox News quickly parroted the charges,” and note that “all of the claims about Senator Obama raised in the Insight Magazine piece were thoroughly debunked by CNN, which, instead of relying on unnamed sources, sent a reporter to Obama’s former school in Jakarta to check the facts.”

It continues: “If Doocy or the staff at Fox and Friends had taken to check their facts, or simply made a call to his office, they would have learned that Senator Obama was not educated in a Madrassa, was not raised as a Muslim, and was not raised by his father — an atheist Obama met once in his life before he died.”

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