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John Oliver busts Fox News using 5-year-old clip of chanting Muslims to create fear of ‘terrorist’ refugees

rawstory.comIn a long segment on the refugee crisis in Europe, Last Week Tonight host John Oliver took a hard shot at Fox News for stirring up fears of terrorism by using a 5-year-old clip they found on YouTube of chanting Muslims on a train.

Noting the coverage of the crisis — involving millions — has been heartbreaking, Oliver turned to the fear-mongering — albeit subtle fear-mongering — of a straight news anchor on Fox.

With the anchor introducing the clip as a “new video discovered online” the producers rolled tape of a packed train car loaded with people chanting “Allahu akbar” (God is Great) over a caption reading “Terrorists inbound?”

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