David Frum doubles down on ‘heckling’ lie; Update: Triples down

David Frum doubles down on ‘heckling’ lie; Update: Triples down


It’s a lie, and if he really did check his Twitter feed, he knows it:

.@davidfrum Nobody heckled him. Here is the unedited video ==> twitchy.com/2013/01/29/out… Please retract this.

— TwitchyTeam (@TwitchyTeam) January 29, 2013

@aadamoni @davidfrum twitchy.com/2013/01/29/out… umm..no heckling took place. The vid was butchered 4 effect.

— Edward von Bear (@Edward_von_Bear) January 29, 2013

@buzzfeedandrew @joshtpm @davidfrum Apologies are in order. bit.ly/XezFeg #tcot

— Bryan Preston (@texasbryanp) January 29, 2013

.@bow2kaos @twitchyteam @davidfrum that’s not heckling and you all know it. So stop.

— JavaJoe (@JavaJoeX) January 29, 2013

@bow2kaos @twitchyteam @davidfrum He Asked a Question, there was silence, then they answered him with the 2nd Amendment. HE WAS NOT HECKLED

— Karen (@kssturgis62) January 29, 2013

Update: Frum triples down:

Hint: if the moderator of a public meeting says you will be cleared from room if you don’t shut up, you are heckling

— davidfrum (@davidfrum) January 29, 2013

In other words: Don’t believe what you see on the video, because every moderator of every public meeting is always completely impartial and fair.

Keep digging, David.

Update: A tipster reminds us that, back in December when union goons in Michigan assaulted Steven Crowder, Frum seemed much more concerned about “selectively edited” video.

Falsified fight video on Fox? thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/12/12/sel… Life again imitates Patriots.

— davidfrum (@davidfrum) December 14, 2012


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