Hurricane Florence fake news

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  1. Usingmyrights

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    I'm sure that some of you have already seen this, but even if you haven't the question remains. Why must people be intentionally misleading when it comes to news, especially when it comes in an immediate safety concern. To me this is just asinine and the so called "reporter" should be seriously reprimanded, if not terminated.

     
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    Hahaha :D That’s funny stuff right there!
     
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    Conspiracy theorist! :p
     
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    His form is fantastic. I would venture to say that this isn’t his first time doing this. If the weather channel had any respect for itself and it’s viewers, it should be his last.
     
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    Why didn't the people walking behind him notice the wind????? joe
     
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    FAKE NEWS!!!! Perfect example even with the fraking weather!!! SICK!!
     
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    Busted! :4: Haha. On a serious note, cant belive people do this kind of stuff .
     
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    Did he have to pee?
     
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    Reminded me of scenes from original star trek tv show when the enterprise would take fire, kirk would say hold on, and all the actors would jerk to one side then back again
     
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    It hurts the public involved. Maybe someone was affected by the lies.
     
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    Big surprise. I don't trust them anymore. It's pretty sad how uncredible they continue to be, yet the first thing most people do is turn the news on. Mind blowing.
     
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    Reminds me of this one from several years ago.

     
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    They just need to stop it!

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    Must have been one of the trumpet channels...
     
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    I feel like I am taking crazy pills.
    What are you guys talking about? What part of it was fake?
     
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    Look at the "reporter" "struggling" with the wind then the two guy calmly walking by in the background.
     
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    But the reporter was on GRASS! yup that must have been the difference.
     
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    Just think, if they do this with reporting the weather what does the rest or our news look like?
     
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    FAKE NEWS!!!
     
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    They are performers in the entertainment industry. Not reporters. Simple.
     
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    Twain can be a bit harsh but apt:

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    It has become a sarcastic proverb that a thing must be true if you saw it in a newspaper. That is the opinion intelligent people have of that lying vehicle in a nutshell. But the trouble is that the stupid people -- who constitute the grand overwhelming majority of this and all other nations -- do believe and are moulded and convinced by what they get out of a newspaper, and there is where the harm lies.

    --Mark Twain
    "License of the Press," speech, March 31, 1873
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    Clearly that poor man was just bracing for the flooding which was coming 24-48 hours later.... :rolleyes:
     
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    @M.Hatfield here's a picture of said flooding as reported by Anderson Cooper.
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    Poor Anderson Cooper seems to have lost his legs.

    All this joking aside, I really am happy that the Carolina's have avoided the worse possible outcomes. :dblthumb:
     
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    Out there with their extension cords......
     
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    I have been out in a bunch of them... he does that every time.
     
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    Or.....a squirrel ran up his pants..?
     
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