Fox News' Heather Childers - co-anchor of Fox & Friends First and a news anchor on America's News HQ - was just curious, she says, as she asked yesterday for her Tweeps' "thoughts" on the following question: Did Obama Campaign Threaten Chelsea Clinton's Life 2 Keep Parents Silent? Childers got her "curiosity" from a post on the right-wing birther site, GodfatherPolitics.com, which raised the same question. UPDATED. (H/T John K.)
According to the GodfatherPolitics post, Bill Clinton was threatening to go public about President Obama's birth certificate until "someone associated with the Obama campaign told him that his daughter Chelsea would be (murdered) if he opened his mouth.From that point on, the Clinton’s remained silent about Obama’s birth certificate or lack thereof."
As Business Insider noted, The tweet sparked quite a bit of Internet outrage toward Childers, but the Fox anchor kept her cool, encouraging fellowers (sic) to "participate" in the debate but refrain from namecalling. "Conversation is good," she tweeted several times.
Childers also tweeted an apology "if the article offended anyone."
But she seems to be a genuine birther:
She also tweeted yesterday to ask for "thoughts" on the Supreme Court supposedly saying that the authenticity of Obama's birth certificate is "cause for concern."
And, not surprisingly, she's a fan of birther Donald Trump, and tweeted that she's hoping he'll come on one of her shows.
Childers' tweets could well be the mother of all Cavuto marks.
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I’d be interested if he’s just dropping us a laugh,or if he was throwing that out there as something credible.
Either way,it’s funny.
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I can guarantee that this fake story will go viral among the stupid birfers. They’re so ignorant, desperate and full of hate that they’ll believe it’s true.
Thanks for the heads up. I won’t be surprised when I start getting emails from Obama haters who will be spreading this fictional story.
The RW is gonna make life miserable for any and all folks who ain’t retarded down to a Palinista level O’ Stupid.
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Really, rande? You consider that baseless accusation a civil question that needs to be asked? Based on what? What proof do stupid birfers have that President Obama threatened Chelsea’s life? None, right rande. Just like you have absolutely no proof that President Obama is leading us toward a dictatorship. You’re just a dumb little sheep re-bleating what your neocon masters tell you.
I realise that since the Patriot Act,we’ve had some serious issues brewing re: our freedoms. But it’s not unchangeable,or unstoppable. We MUST,however,keep our ability to think,and not knee-jerk react to every spin-meisters tale. It’s that ability to critically analyze our situation that will allow us to clamber out of this mess. I personally fear it will have to get worse,before people wake up to what is happening. I fear that,but I’m hopeful that our Citizens will find themselves questioning the right things,not the ruses put forth by demogogues and agitprop shit-stirrers.
If we face these issues with solid,calculated minds,we will win. Without a doubt. But it will take all of us calming down,turning off the misinformation and stop suspending our disbelief.
America may be circling the drain on the whole ‘freedom’ thing, but blaming it all on Obama is just wrong…
Yes,lets ask these tough questions.
When did george Bush stop doing cocaine that he bought by prostituting boys in texas? Did he stop beating his wife at the same time? Did GW honestly get rid of all his meth labs on the ‘back 40’ of the ranch which were his frequent excuse to go ‘cut brush’?
Those the type of questions that need to be asked? Stupid,useless conspiracy theories offered up by people with no grasp of reality or sense?
And please tell me what dictatorship is in the offing,and what supposed steps that this President has made to create such? What? No clue?
Of course not. Because it’s craziness.
Pretty damn funny (pitiful) considering just yesterday a person who goes by
<a class="tweet-url username" href="http://twitter.com/intent/user?screen_name=liz_harris">liz_harris</a> confronted Childers by saying "HeatherChilders But that is incredibly inflammatory and completely unprofessional. How can you post that and not expect a big response?" to which Childers responded " ..@liz_harris Liz I can take it. Trust me. But I Did NOT make that accusation. The question was the article headline. Conversation is good."
So Ms. “I was only asking” declares her toughness by saying that she “can take it” but then takes her tweets into hiding from the public? Double bwaaaah!
Yes,indeed! Because we all know what a dangerous enemy Hawaii is.
Very much appreciated!
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Here’s the deal. For years we’ve asked the stupid birfers to give us proof that President Obama was not born in Hawaii. The stupid assholes have thrown everything in their path to try and validate their lies, and have failed miserably. It looks like after 4 years, the stupid assholes have finally crapped out an answer to the question, “If Obama is not a citizen, how did the Hilary Clinton research machine not discover that way back in 2008?” So this is their pathetic answer? It never occurred to the stupids that any threats against Clinton or his family would have resulted in him going public big time. It never occurred to them that Clinton is still under the protection from the Secret Service and they would have ramped up security and we all would have heard about it? My gawd these birfer pigs are stupid.
Hey, stupid birfers, you might as well bring out the old ridiculous “Obama has a time machine and he went back in time to 1961 and changed history to hide his Kenyan birth” bullshit you’ve tried before. It’s more believable than this latest bullshit.
Considering Childers herself has said that “my job here at Fox is to report on great stories”, I guess we’re to assume that she believes that this crap from the godfatherpolitics website qualifies as a “great” story?! Yeah, I guess so if, like Childers, you’re more into wacky conspiracy theories and bias opinions as opposed to the real facts and actual NEWS reporting.
Childers = just another right-wing tool.