Fox Rewards Matthew Vadum's Vicious Diatribe Against Poor People With Airtime

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What is a news network to do when an author compares poor Americans to criminals and says it's "un-American" to help them vote? If that network is Fox -- the home of class warfare against the poor -- the decision is to give that author a spot on TV the next day.

The day after publishing an article titled, "Registering the Poor to Vote is Un-American," which contained such abhorrent statements as "[r]egistering [the poor] to vote is like handing out burglary tools to criminals" and repeatedly called the poor "nonproductive segments of the population," right-wing author Matthew Vadum appeared on Eric Bolling's Fox Business show to rail against President Obama's voter outreach plan.

Vadum's appearance on Fox last night was short, but it was long enough to repeat long-debunked falsehoods that President Obama and the DNC's Patrick Gaspard worked for ACORN. Watch:

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