Keith O. pounds Fox’s Cavuto for fabricating tea bag crowd estimate
Posted Apr 15, 2009, 5:14 PM PT by Jed Lewison • First broadcast: Apr 15, 2009
On Wednesday’s broadcast of Countdown, Keith Olbermann picks up on a Daily Kos TV video showing Fox News host Neil Cavuto fabricating his tea bag crowd estimate.
In the DKTV video, Cavuto estimates the crowd at 5,000 in an off-air exchange with his producer. However, when Cavuto goes on-air, he says the crowd is “easily” double or triple that.
California Highway Patrol estimated the crowd to be around 5,000, the same as Cavuto’s private, off-air estimate.