Dana Loesch Has Absolutely No Idea What's On Breitbart's Editing Floor

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CNN contributor Dana Loesch is helping to promote Andrew Breitbart's latest big deception by saying that a series of chopped up videos of labor studies courses "absolutely" shows college instructors in Missouri engaged in terrorism.

But in the process, Loesch criticized the very deceptive editing practices that went into producing the tape.

Loesch hosted Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder on her radio show to discuss the selectively edited videos. After the videos had already been promoted to local and national media outlets, the editors themselves acknowledged that they excised content from the tapes.

During her interview, Loesch proclaimed:

The only way that that any of this, sir, would be - that they could take this out of context is if, at the very end of all of this, at the very end of all their statements, and their discussion, and telling their students that, "Oh yeah, we love to screwdriver by, oh you know, whatever, just to kind of scare people, and we followed them around - we showed up at this baseball game where they were," is if at the very end of it they said, "Not," and then that was cut off though in the editing.

That is precisely what happened.

Here is how Team Breitbart presents remarks made by Don Giljum:

GILJUM: Because I think if you look at labor's history over the years, you'll find that, you know, we've had a very violent history with violent protests-- [CUT]

GILJUM: ...in certain instances, strategically played out, and for certain purposes, that industrial sabotage doesn't have its place. I think it certainly does. But as far as -- You know, and I can't really honestly say that I've never wished, or have never been in a position, where I have haven't wished real harm on somebody or inflicted any pain and suffering on some people--

STUDENT: We're all human.

GILJUM: --who didn't ask for it, but, you know, it certainly has its place.

Here are Giljum's actual comments rejecting violence - the "not" that Team Breitbart "cut off though in the editing" is in bold:

GILJUM: I tend to agree with you, because I think if you look at labor's history over the years, you'll find that, you know, we've had a very violent history with violent protests and reaction to suppression. OK? But as time has changed, the tactics have changed, or the need for those have changed. OK?

Now, you know, that's not to say that in certain instances, strategically played out and for certain purposes, that industrial sabotage doesn't have its place. I think it certainly does. But as far as -- You know, and I can't really honestly say that I've never wished, or have never been in a position where I have haven't wished real harm on somebody or inflicted any pain and suffering on some people--

STUDENT: We're all human.

GILJUM: --who didn't ask for it, but, you know, it certainly has its place. It certainly makes you feel a hell of a lot better sometimes, but beyond that I'm not sure as a tactic today, the type of violence or reaction to the violence we had back then would be called for here, and I think it would do more harm than good.

Kinder praised Loesch for doing a "great job" as one of Breitbart's editors. But that Big Journalism ran with the deceptively edited clip of Giljum's remarks is enough to make you wonder what, exactly, Breitbart's "editors" do.

Or what CNN is doing associating with Dana Loesch.

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