Gateway Pundit is another unreliable site

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    They proclaim that Black Friday sales surpassed $4 billion for the first time ever and link a Fox Business article as their source. The problem is, the Fox article clearly addressed sales on THANKSGIVING DAY.

    I occasionally check their site, but I don't ever take their word for anything. They're almost as bad as CNN.

    Despite Screaming Headlines from Fake News Media - Black Friday Shopping Frenzy BREAKS ALL RECORDS - Tops $4 Billion for First Time!
     
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    I usually check their source links. They have gotten more right in the past year than not vs years prior.
     
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    I actually linked to the article through The Liberty Daily, which parroted the message as well. Apparently, nobody reads past the headlines anymore.
     
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    That I agree. That is why I usually double check everything I read from anyone. You have to go to original sources.
     
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    I wrote to the Liberty Daily and informed them of their oversight.
     
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    Gateway Pundit is one of the primary "news" sites in the alternate universe, isn't it?

    It's used all the time here as a "source" of "news".
     
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    By the same token, the MSM spent TWO YEARS parroting the Democratic Party's claims that Trump "colluded" with the Russians. The transgressions of The Gateway Pundit pale in comparison.
     
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    It looks like they didn't even read what they linked themselves on their own site.

    More and more businesses are opening on Thanksgiving, so it isn't a surprise that year over year sales were so strong.

    I expect the five-day weekend if you include cyber Monday to see sales growth of 2-3% compared to last year. The consumer is still pretty strong.
     
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