Apparently the bottom-feeding hacks at George Soros‘s Media Matters for America thought I said something knee-slappingly hilarious or scandalously stupid at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) here in Washington, D.C., on Saturday. The problem is that I am still trying to figure out what it is. All I did was restate my long held views on Media Matters which are based on my own research and commonly known facts.
Here’s a short video from the panel on the activist left on which I delivered a short presentation:
The video was apparently shot by Ben Dimiero & Solange Uwimana of Media Matters. Dimiero and Uwimana also taped me after my speech in an interview I gave them. I’ll blog about that later. I don’t mind doing the interview itself but do mind having passed up the opportunity to speak to bona fide conservatives who wanted to talk to me following the panel discussion. Next time I won’t be so quick to leap in front of a camera after a talk. If they want to try and punk me, the least they can do is wait a few minutes to try.
In my speech I said Media Matters was “a character assassination assembly line” that attacks “good” people. It is not Media Matters’s videotapes of conservatives and clips from conservative TV shows that I object to; it is the spin that the group puts on those clips (along with the selective editing).
By the way, in the speech I also likened Soros to Dr. Evil from the Austin Powers movies and the great Bond villain Blofeld. They’re not entirely unfair comparisons (except that Soros has no sense of humor).
I’m delighted that Media Matters taped me at CPAC and gave me an opportunity to reach an audience that wouldn’t normally be interested in listening to what I have to say. Thanks again, David Brock!
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