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==Origins==
 
==Origins==
Schlockumentary is a portmanteau of the [[Yiddish]] word schlock -meaning junk-<ref>[http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,865066-2,00.html Block That Schlock], ''TIME magazine'', Nov. 23, 1959</ref>, with documentary. It is a favorite tactic of [[liberal deceit|liberals]] to disparage viewpoints with which they disagree. "Filmmakers" such as [[Michael Moore]] are notorious for their libelous films which use faulty logic to advance their [[liberal agenda]] despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary.
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Schlockumentary is a portmanteau of the [[Yiddish]] word schlock -meaning junk-<ref>[http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,865066-2,00.html Block That Schlock], ''TIME magazine'', Nov. 23, 1959</ref>, with documentary. It is a favorite tactic of [[liberal deceit|liberals]] to disparage viewpoints with which they disagree. Filmmakers such as [[Michael Moore]] are notorious for their libelous films which use faulty logic to advance their [[liberal agenda]] despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary.
  
 
==Examples==
 
==Examples==

Revision as of 17:50, October 18, 2009

Schlockumentary is a term referring to documentary films that use junk science, dishonest editing, and/or highly biased research methods intended to arrive at partisan or conspiratorial conclusions. [1]

Origins

Schlockumentary is a portmanteau of the Yiddish word schlock -meaning junk-[2], with documentary. It is a favorite tactic of liberals to disparage viewpoints with which they disagree. Filmmakers such as Michael Moore are notorious for their libelous films which use faulty logic to advance their liberal agenda despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary.

Examples

References

  1. Michael Moore Issues Iraq Withdrawal Fatwa, By Noel Sheppard, American Thinker, December 04, 2006.
  2. Block That Schlock, TIME magazine, Nov. 23, 1959

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