The key line:
Ryan’s speech was an apparent attempt to set the world record for the greatest number of blatant lies and misrepresentations slipped into a single political speech.
Now, Kohn is a Democrat, and her other recent pieces for Fox include headlines like "Obama's right, Americans can't succeed without government" and "It's time we start sharing the American Dream." But it's hardly a secret that Fox coverage leans conservative, so seeing Kohn's piece caused more than a few jaws to drop.
15 people who were shocked by the Fox fact check on Ryan's speech:
Wow.WOW.FOX News calls bullshit on Ryan's lie-packed speech:fxn.ws/OzkZ8f— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) August 30, 2012
Here's a FOX News article for your dad: foxnews.com/opinion/2012/0…— rob delaney (@robdelaney) August 30, 2012
When even Fox News calls you out for being "deceiving," you know you must've really crossed a line: foxnews.com/opinion/2012/0…— Jason Febery (@JasonFebery) August 30, 2012
Fox News (!) says Ryanattempted the record for "the most blatant lies slipped into a single speech." fxn.ws/OzkZ8f— John Perry Barlow (@JPBarlow) August 30, 2012
Holy Smokes! Even Fox News is calling P. Ryan's speech a mountain of lies and cow dung: foxnews.com/opinion/2012/0…— Bryan William Jones (@BWJones) August 30, 2012
Fox News obliterates Paul Ryan's speech for severe lying, misrepresentation. A must-read: fxn.ws/S1MYkq— Andrew Katz (@katz) August 30, 2012
Even Fox News (!) calls Ryan out on his geyser of lies: foxnews.com/opinion/2012/0…— Mark Waid (@MarkWaid) August 30, 2012
Fox News Calls out Paul Ryan's Lies, Srsly, Fox News: Paul Ryan’s speech in 3 words -Dazzling, Deceiving, Distracting foxnews.com/opinion/2012/0…— laynie(@laynier) August 30, 2012
Although a few people did notice the source:
Just pointed out to me re: Fox News crit of Ryan's speech by Sally Kohn: "Fox News asked me to write liberal response" sallykohn.com— Neil Greenberg (@ngreenberg) August 30, 2012