Thursday, February 21, 2013

There are NO stories happening in NYC it would seem as the NY Post has resorted to creating their own news

It certainly sounds like the New York Post has tired of investigating and reporting flashy news stories to sell copy in these challenging economic times, and to wit it would appear from witnesses they've just decided to try and gin up and sell their own stories. The Post had tried to proclaim actor Alec Baldwin had used horrible awful evil RACIST language towards a Post photographer G.N. Miller, a retired NYPD detective. All the Post needed to splash Baldwin is a Turd headlines was a story that according to a witness, Miller made up. But for the record let's get the Miller's tale:

As oblivious pedestrians walked by, Baldwin told him to “suck my d--k,” Miller said. Baldwin also walked up to random people — including a dad pushing his child in a stroller — and told them Miller was an ex-con and drug dealer, Miller said.

“He was saying some serious racist stuff,” Miller said. “He said some choice words about my mother, and he was telling people in the street that I’m a drug dealer. He could have said a lot of other stuff. But he used all of the stereotypes associated with black people.”

Now back to reality and a real live witness who couldn't believe the way Miller was "engaging" Baldwin:

We asked Jamie whether he heard any of these alleged comments: "I didn’t hear 'crackhead' or any derogatory comments," he said. "I don’t wanna use the word that was reported [Editor's note: "coon"]. I certainly did not hear any of that." Jamie agrees with Baldwin that the photographer seemed to be baiting him: "[This happened] almost two blocks from the guy’s house. You took 10 pictures of him the second he walked out of his house, and he's trying to walk his dogs—its a freezing cold day and now he's carrying two dogs under his arm because you’re taking 50 pictures of him walking down the street, just trying to egg him on."

After he saw the Post's story, Jamie felt incensed at the way they were skewering the story, so he decided to write a letter to Baldwin and his wife, Hilaria Thomas: "I just wrote them the letter to say, 'Hey you know I was there, this is what I saw, if you need some information or it would be helpful, just let me know.'" After the cops opened the hate crime investigation, they asked Baldwin if he knew of any witnesses, which led to them interviewing Jamie yesterday afternoon.

TMZ said they have heard from a source in the NYPD who have heard the tapes that the Post story based on Baldwin's calling Miller a "coon" and other assorted other racist names is simply NOT TRUE.

Dear NY Post, stop with Daddy Rupert's FOX News style and get back to reporting real news, not invented news.

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