Fox News says Neo-Nazi gangs are civil rights groups

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Over the weekend – an Orlando Fox TV station produced a story about the rising tensions in Sanford, Florida where 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot dead and his killer, George Zimmerman, still walks free. Now, a gang of Neo-Nazis calling themselves the National Socialist Movement - as in "Nazi" - is patrolling the streets of Sanford armed with handguns.

Fox gave a platform to this Nazi gang – calling it a ”civil rights group” – and interviewed its leader without reporting that he says Adolph Hitler is "Our Fuhrer, the beloved Holy Father of our age … a visionary in every respect," or that he said, in another venue, that, "The Constitution was written by white men alone. Therefore, it was intended for whites alone." The National Socialist gang - I guess you could say they are right at home on Rupert Murdoch's airwaves.

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We killed most of the Nazis, not all of the Nazis.

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I'm just baffled at the thought that anyone or any organization, including FOX News, would defend George Zimmerman in this situation. I could understand if they chose to take the position that it would be best to wait until all the facts were known but instead they have desperately sought to give cover to an apparent lone vigilante who seems to have been only too anxious to shoot and kill someone. To now give a platform to Nazis as though they have some legitimacy to involve themselves is not just baffling, its bizarre. I, myself, suspect that Zimmerman may be a little bit "...over the cuckoo's nest" and it appears that FOX News is too.

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I wonder if Fox would have the same opinion if the streets were being patrolled by armed muslims.

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