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ABC: Edits of Michelle Obama’s “Assault Weapons” Claim Made “Solely for Time”

The Redneck Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 9:58 PM
"The last known crimes from automatic firearms were BY LAW ENFORCEMENT in the 1980s." This is why we want them. Tell us about how our dedicated public servants will protect us and we don't need to protect ourselves, but I don't believe it for a moment.

ABC news is defending their decision to selectively edit Michelle Obama’s claim during Good Morning America today that an “automatic weapon” was used in the murder of Hadiya Pendleton, the 15-year-old who was killed shortly after performing at President Obama’s inaugural celebration. The “sole” reason, they argue, was for time.

Via the Washington Examiner, the first lady’s quote in full is below, showing the portions removed:

She was standing out in a park with her friends in a neighborhood blocks away from where my kids grow – grew – up, where our house is.  She had...

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