They faked some crowd video. First it was a Michele ("She got teh crazie") Bachman rally:
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Which Sean Hannity has already "apologized" for.
Now it's this from Thinkprogress:
This afternoon, Fox News host Gregg Jarrett proudly announced that Sarah Palin is “continuing to draw huge crowds while she’s promoting her brand new book. Take a look at — these are some of the pictures just coming into us.” But the pictures that the network chose to display on-air appeared to be old file footage of Palin rallies from the 2008 presidential campaign. Individuals in the crowd are seen holding McCain/Palin signs, and others are holding pom-poms and cheering wildly. “There’s a crowd of folks,” an enthused Jarrett observed, referring to the old footage.Now if you're squeamish about the "appeared to be" language (and I was), don't be. Mediamatters has the proof Fox "News" doctored the tape. Again.
Here's the opening shot from what Fox broadcast yesterday:
And here's a photo posted from CFNews 13, a Florida TV station, about rally from last November 1 (that would be 2008, for those keeping score at home):
Did they think no one would notice?