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Hannity admits he ‘screwed up’ by using old footage to increase the size of Bachmann’s tea party.

By Matt Corley on November 12, 2009 at 9:50 am

"Hannity admits he ‘screwed up’ by using old footage to increase the size of Bachmann’s tea party."

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On Tuesday night, The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart called out Fox News’ Sean Hannity for using images from the 9/12 rally in Washington to make it seem as though Rep. Michele Bachmann’s (R-MN) “house call” rally attracted a larger crowd last Thursday. On his Fox show last night, Hannity confessed that he “screwed up,” claiming that it was “an inadvertent mistake.” “It pains me to say: Jon Stewart was right,” said Hannity. Watch it:

Media Decoder’s Bill Carter notes that “Hannity did not address specifically how the mistake came to be made.”

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