When the first undercover video of Planned Parenthood’s organ harvesting operation was released, the immediate and reflexive cry of “heavily edited!” echoed across social media and — when they could no longer ignore the story — the mainstream news media. Never mind the nearly three-hour version posted to YouTube: a quick Google search of “heavily edited” brings up articles by CNN, The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Huffington Post, Slate and many more.
Tim Fullerton, national digital campaigns director at Everytown for Gun Safety and former director of digital strategy at the U.S. Department of the Interior, has had it with people “attacking” Planned Parenthood.
Responding to Katha Pollitt’s piece in the New York Times, “How to Really Defend Planned Parenthood,” Ron Fournier had the perfect rejoinder.
BOOM. Time for the cranky kids to gather up their toys and go home.