Funny. NBC is supposed to be conducting an “internal investigation” after they were exposed for deceptively editing the George Zimmerman 911 call to make him sound like a racist and a black hater. So much for NBC cleaning up their image. On their left wing propaganda cable network MSNBC, British hack Martin Bashir played an audio clip of Mitt Romney being asked a question at a Wisconsin town hall meeting about Mormons. The transcript of Bashir’s clip posted by Newsbusters is:
MARTIN BASHIR, host: Krystal, I want to play you a clip [from] just a few moments ago. It’s Mitt Romney taking questions at a campaign event. Listen to this.
BRET HATCH: In the Mormon book it says there were a blackness cast upon all the children of Canaan–
MITT ROMNEY: I’m sorry. We ‘re just not going to have a discussion about religion.
BASHIR: Can I ask you how it is that people are allowed to impugn the president’s religion, but when Mitt Romney faces a polite question on the contents of his faith, he refuses to answer?
KRYSTAL BALL, political strategist: It’s a double standard. And one thing that’s going to be really interesting to see down the road is there’s no question that Mitt Romney is going to have that same moment that John McCain had where someone stands up at his rally and says something that is patently false and offensive about the president. How is he going to respond in that circumstance? Will he, as John McCain did, courageously call that person out and say that’s not acceptable, or is he going to —
Bashir tries to make it seem that Romney is dodging the question. Here is the full clip of exchange between Mitt Romney and Bret Hatch: