Remember Megyn Kelly’s scare mongering with Michelle Malkin about voter fraud in Colorado? Well, it turns out Kelly was not only being extremely biased but either willfully ignorant or willfully misleading as well. And Kelly is getting called out on it.
As I previously reported, on Tuesday night, The Kelly File blatantly promoted a new film by Citizens United and hosted by Michelle Malkin. The film purported to expose the “voter fraud Frankenstein” in Colorado that, Malkin warned, could very well spread to every other state with a close election.
In her zeal to frighten viewers, Kelly incorrectly announced that a new (Democratic) Colorado law “literally allows residents to print ballots from their home computers, then encourages them to turn ballots over to ‘collectors’ in what appears to be an effort to do away with traditional polling places.”
The only problem? Kelly's statement is misleading and false.
We ran this by the office of Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler, a Republican and a vocal opponent of the Democrats’ new election law.
Gessler’s office told 9NEWS that most Colorado voters can not print a ballot on their home printer and use it to vote.
KUSA went on to note that “military members and overseas voters can get a ballot by email, print it and return it with a signed affidavit by physical mail.” But that system has “absolutely nothing to do with the new election law” and had already been in place.
So now we know the truth about the voting situation in Colorado. But the question remains as to how and why Kelly promoted such blatant untruth in the first place.
Last night, Rachel Maddow demolished Kelly’s reporting as well. Watch it below, via Crooks and Liars.
(H/T reader Eric J.)
We don’t have dinner together anymore.
It’s clear she didn’t verify the facts about Colorado voting, and neither did her amateur, wet-behind-the ears producer and staff. They are not the brightest light the house.
The lesser paid employees that work at this hideous “news” network are incompetent to do fact check. We don’t think they know how to do fact check.
NOTE TO MEGYN KENDALL KELLY
For an attorney, you failed big time. You are slipping, sister.