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Brad Gives 'Fox News Alert' LIVE on Fox 'News'!

VIDEO: Brad Gives 'Fox News Alert' LIVE on Fox 'News'!

Breaks Report of CA GOP Voter Registration Arrest During Segment With Host Julie Banderas and the Wall Street Journal's John Fund...

By Brad Friedman,The BRAD BLOG

Well, that was fun. My first time on Fox. And I don't feel dirty at all! Hopefully, it'll not be my last. Hey, I was even honored to offer them a big scoop on air, in the form my very own "Fox News Alert", after which, I'm told, they ran the headline during top of the hour news and on the crawl. So we did some good, if only for that. You're welcome, Fox!

Host Julie Banderas asked me, kindly, near the end of the segment (video below), if I'd felt they'd been "fair and balanced" with me during the segment. I believe they were, which was much appreciated. Though I wish I had answered "Yes, you were, thanks. In this segment. And I hope you'll have me back to discuss the GOP's ACORN 'voter fraud' hoax, about which you guys have been anything but fair and balanced over the last week or two, and, in fact, dangerously unfair and unbalanced."

But, hey, ya can only fit so much into seven minutes. And I think I was able to get some good info in. You'll let me know. Here's the segment...

For those who've asked, yes, when I was booked I was told we'd most likely be discussing "voter fraud" issues, not housing crisis issues...

As the WSJ's John Fund, who has a book on "voter fraud" (spurious claims of it, but in any case) would be joining me in the segment "for balance", as I was told, I presumed that's what we'd be talking about.

But, an hour or so before hand --- while I was otherwise busy with some other interviews --- they sent notice that we'd be asked questions about the effect of the housing crisis on the election, for some reason.

Perhaps Fund didn't want to talk with me about "voter fraud" again after his last experience when he hung up during the first commercial break while we were on the radio together a couple of weeks ago (audio here). Maybe he told the folks at Fox he didn't want to do that topic with me when he was booked. Who knows? The segment prior to ours was about the ACORN nonsense (and inaccurately covered, as has been the habit for Fox and even CNN and MSNBC of late.) But, as mentioned, I'd be happy to come back and offer them some "balance" on that topic, or any other, any time.

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ENDS

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