After Damage is Done, CNN and MSNBC Admit They Can't Verify Quotes Used Against Limbaugh - Videos 10/16/09
Now that they played their part in smearing Rush Limbaugh and creating a firestorm that resulted in Limbaugh being criticized by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and eventually being dropped from the group bidding to buy the St. Louis Rams, some in the media are admitting they used alleged "quotes" that they cannot confirm.
First, here is Rick Sanchez at CNN apologizing for using quotes against Limbaugh that he now admits he cannot independently confirm:
MSNBC's David Shuster admitted on air today that they cannot verify the quotes they used either, be he did not apologize:
But now the damage is done - and both CNN and MSNBC know it. They knew it when they used the false quotes, and they got what they wanted. Now they sanctimoniously try to make it look like they care about journalistic ethics, when the fact is, they will do anything to smear and destroy a conservative.