Stephen — let me be absolutely clear about one thing:
The Fox News Misinformation Machine is a danger to our nation. To our democracy. And to the idea of truth itself.
[OCS: This is an unbelievably stunning display of hypocrisy. Adam Schiff hid behind an artificial wall of House secrecy to promote the Trump/Russia hoax, the Trump/Ukraine hoax, and the Trump/Insurrection hoax. All provably false by evidentiary court documents, sworn testimony, and other legal actions.]
You’re probably thinking “yes, I know all of this.” But I want to explain to you why it matters, and how the Fox News Misinformation Machine really works.
Warning, this email is longer than usual. It’s critically important and I hope you’ll stick around until the end. But if you’re short on time and already know you want to stand up to the likes of Fox News and its lies, consider clicking here and pitching in $10 right away >>
Since my appearance on The View on Tuesday, Fox News, One America News Network, and Newsmax have attacked me over 60 times, running segments smearing me, and inviting guests to attack my credibility. And that number has probably gone up since my team last checked.
[OCS: Schiff was destroyed in his guest appearance on an uber-liberal show known to toss softball questions to progressive communist democrats. The truth is simple. Former Trump State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus asked Schiff …
“You defended, promoted, you even read into the Congressional Record the Steele dossier. And we know last week the main source of the dossier was indicted by the FBI for lying about most of the key claims in that dossier. Do you have any reflections on your role in promoting this to the American people?”
What followed was bafflegab and bullpucky.]
Why? Because I took the conservative guest host to task for her deliberately false and misleading questions about the Russia investigation that implicated Trump.
[OCS: This is a lie. Morgan Ortagus embarrassed Schiff for the entire world to see. ]
Hours of coverage. Hours of attacks. All to protect Donald Trump. And to smear me.
So how does this Fox News Misinformation Machine really operate, and why is it a danger to our democracy.
First, Fox News will find one small moment that they can take out of context, label it as a Republican “obliterating” or “destroying” a Democrat. If the Democrat responds to the attack, they edit out the rebuttal and imply there was no response.
[OCS: Schiff continues to lie about the various hoaxes and his appearance on The View.]
Second, they invite on fringe guests, fringe Congressmen, and right-wing analysts to build a ten-second clip into a day or two of coverage. The target will be called names, be told they should resign or face prison, or worse. It also results in Twitter hate and death threats.
[OCS: You cannot be a more “fringe congressman” than Schiff, a known liar and leaker.]
Third, the right-wing ecosystem springs to action. “News” stories proliferate on Daily Caller, Fox News, Breitbart, and the like. Selectively edited clips are tweeted and shared. There were almost 100,000 tweets about me on Tuesday and Wednesday, almost all from right-wing figures.
[OCS: Watch any of the Grabien supercuts, and you will see the progressive communist democrat talking points spread throughout the nation over all progressive propaganda outlets.]
Fourth, they seek to dishonestly reframe the debate on their terms, favorable to Trump and Republicans in the minds of their base. In this case, that the entire Russia investigation and impeachments were bogus, fake, or political witch hunts. With these falsehoods, they hope to distract from Trump’s repeated and corrupt efforts to get help from foreign powers during two elections.
[OCS: A favorite tactic of the progressive communist democrats: deny and repeat the lie. Read the Durham indictments for yourself. With even more indictments in the pipeline.]
Finally, they try to discredit those who are willing to speak the truth, so that no one knows who or what to believe. If they can take down the person, then they can discredit their ideas and hide their own wrongdoing.
[OCS: Liars like Schiff discredit themselves every time they open their mouths.]
It’s a lot, folks. It’s constant and never-ending. And I’ll be honest, it takes a real toll on the truth.
These attacks work. Conservative voters who live in a bubble believe some of the worst lies and slanders about me. And others send me death threats.
[OCS: Nothing is more delusional than the progressive communist democrat bubble-dwellers who believe in an unattainable utopia and unicorns with rainbow farts.]
All because I am willing to stand up to Donald Trump, and fight to protect our democracy. And I’m not going to stop.
[OCS: Without Trump as a foil, Schiff would be just another backbench buffoon.]
But here’s why it really matters. I can take these attacks. But with every false story or misleading segment, our idea of shared truth is shredded. And nothing is more corrosive to a democracy than the idea that there is no truth.
But we can fight back. I know that our voices, lifted together, are stronger than this right-wing Fox News Misinformation Machine.
That’s why I’m asking: will you pitch in a few dollars to our campaign right now? We need to fight these lies and smears with the truth.
[OCS: Translation: fight these lies with more lies.]
Thank you for always having my back. Even if you can’t pitch in today, it means so much that you are in this fight with me and took the time to read this email.
We will do everything we can to fight their lies with the truth.
[OCS: Like all progressive communist democrats, they get it backward. Schiff is the liar, and Fox fairly reported Schiff’s performance, albeit with commentary.]