Sargent: Source says "ABC's newsroom upset with decision to tap" Breitbart for election night

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The Washington Post's Greg Sargent reports on his Plum Line blog:

It looks like lefty bloggers aren't the only ones irked by ABC News's decision to tap Andrew Breitbart for election-night analysis: People in ABC's newsroom were also caught completely off guard by the news, a newsroom source tells me.

"This blindsided a good portion of the team here," the source emails. "And not in a good way."

We've previously noted that ABC's George Stephanopoulos has called out Breitbart for pushing claims about Shirley Sherrod that were "clearly not true." And we've noted Bretibart's career of authoring and promoting falsehood-laden journalism.

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Elections
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The Washington Post, ABC News
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Andrew Breitbart, Greg Sargent
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2010 Elections
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