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Brian Ross' Brain Cramp

Kent138 Wrote: Jul 25, 2012 11:21 PM
Don't put anything past Brian Ross. A few seconds Googling will find numerous stories about how Ross and the G.M. exploding truck fiasco. This is not Brian Ross's first brush with ignominious reporting. He was involved in the affair in which NBC reporters arranged for GM trucks to be rigged with explosives to start fires at staged crash for Dateline NBC. GM sued and NBC settled, and subsequently Ross and others lost their jobs. He was almost immediately picked up by ABC. Why are both liberal and conservative journalists saying that he is a good reporter and journalist?

If ABC News does fire Brian Ross, he could always find a job working for Aaron Sorkin.

Ross, a veteran investigative reporter for ABC News, blew it Friday morning when he suggested that the Aurora, Colo., shooting suspect, James Holmes, might be connected with the Tea Party.

"There is a Jim Holmes of Aurora, Colorado, page on the Colorado Tea Party site as well, talking about him joining the tea party last year. Now, we don't know if this is the same Jim Holmes," Ross ominously informed "Good Morning America" host George Stephanopoulos, who thought the news "might be significant."