"By Patrick Hennessy, Political Editor, (Filed: 24/04/2005)John Gibson of Fox News has stood up to the BBC outrages against the current U.S. administration, and as a result the liberal British government has entered the fray and actually censured him, to which he responded that he was --
The BBC was last night plunged into a damaging general election row after it admitted equipping three hecklers with microphones and sending them into a campaign meeting addressed by Michael Howard, the Conservative leader.
The Tories have made an official protest after the hecklers, who were given the microphones by producers, were caught at a party event in the North West last week. Guy Black, the party's head of communications, wrote in a letter to Helen Boaden, the BBC's director of news, that the hecklers began shouting slogans that were 'distracting and clearly hostile to the Conservative Party'."
Proud to Be Censured by the British Government. I've got a bunch of Brits mad at me because I dared to defend myself for saying that a BBC reporter lied, that his bosses defended the lie and that the network displays a "frothing-at-the-mouth anti-Americanism." Because I dared to say it, I have been "censured by an agency of the British government."My attitude has been... do you get a medal with that? If there were an official "I've been censured" medal, I'd wear it on the air right next to my flag pin. Honest... if the palace has one of those, send it on over and I'll wear it.The BBC - Anything But Impartial by John Gibson
Hating America, The New World Sport by John Gibson