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Right-Wing Media Distort Study To Blame Obama For Poverty

August 19, 2011

Fox Nation, The Drudge Report, and Rush Limbaugh all mischaracterized a new study showing an increase in child poverty, blaming President Obama for the increase, despite the fact that George W.

Bush was president during almost the entire period covered by the study. Limbaugh went on to falsely claim that food stamps are ineffective.

Source:
http://mediamatters.org/research/201108180021

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