Just before a segment on the conspiracy theories surrounding Jade Helm, This Week host Martha Raddatz announced that radio host Alex Jones had not shown up for his appearance.
This, according to Jones and his site InfoWars, was a “dirty trick” played by ABC News, which Jones said was tardy with its car service:
From Tuesday to Friday we had been told by ABC that the show would be live via satellite before ABC backed out and tried to make me agree to a taped interview. We were in negotiations and never even heard back from ABC on this issue.
“The next thing I know there’s a car calling me 12 minutes before air time.
“This is a typical establishment media stunt to rig debates by implying I’m not ready to defend my ideas and information.”
According to InfoWars, Jones said he is happy to appear on ABC News at any point, though the next graph somewhat belied that:
The actual round table segment which was supposed to include Jones was just another re-hash of the strawman arguments and smear tactics used against Infowars and Jones by the rest of the mainstream media over the last several weeks.
Too bad we missed out on that.
We have reached out to ABC News for comment.
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