MSNBC's Wagner Tries, Fails to Make 'Pretzel' Out of Liz Cheney's Stand on Gay Marriage

September 3, 2013 - 4:13 PM
MSNBC's Wagner Tries, Fails to Make 'Pretzel' Out of Liz Cheney's Stand on Gay Marriage

In a brief segment on the September 3 edition of Now with Alex Wagner,
the MSNBC program's host revel in how Republican Wyoming Senate
candidate Liz Cheney has supposedly "contort[ed]" herself into an
"ideological pretzel." But if you listen closely to the 2009 soundbite
that Wagner thinks illustrates that Cheney has flip-flopped on the issue
of same-sex marriage, it actually underscores no change in position on
her views.

What's more, as I explain towards the end of ny NewsBusters post, it seems MSNBC
is once again guilty of selectively editing, with the target this time
being former Vice President Dick Cheney.

Read more at NewsBusters: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/ken-shepherd/2013/09/03/msnbcs-wagner-tries-fails-make-pretzel-out-liz-cheneys-stand-gay-marri#ixzz2drmAl9Ay