‘DAYUM’! Ari Fleischer’s correction for Politico makes Brian Ross (and ABC News) look even WORSE
Among the stories about suspended ABC News reporter Brian Ross is this article at Politico which mentions his instances of inaccuracies and journalistic malpractice (with an angle that takes the “conservatives pounce” approach):
The article closes this way:
Over a decade prior, in 2001, Ross reported that Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein may have been behind anthrax attacks on the U.S. The White House later said there was no evidence to back up those claims.
Former George W. Bush press secretary Ari Fleischer pointed out that it was even worse than that:
ABC News’ Terry Moran backed up Fleischer:
Fleischer explained further: