ABC News Reporter: It’s Okay For Us To Lie About Trump Because He Lies Sometimes
ABC News reporter Terry Moran suggested Wednesday that it’s okay for news outlets to report uncorroborated allegations from a single, anonymous source about President-elect Donald Trump because he did the same thing when he alleged in 2012 that Barack Obama wasn’t born in the United States.
So to parse his line of reasoning, Moran is covering BuzzFeed’s malfeasance by suggesting journalists aren’t obligated to publish only the truth that can be verified if the person who they’re covering has also spread untrue information. In other words: Donald Trump spreads falsehoods, so we can do the same about him! – READ MORE