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Video: Fox News Tries to Reignite Rev. Wright Controversy

| by Michael Allen

This afternoon, DrudgeReport.com has been screaming headlines about a shocking speech that will air tonight and supposedly cause “controversy” by igniting “accusations of racism in both directions!” 

DrudgeReport.com's latest headline read “Obama’s Other Race Speech" with the following overdramatic descriptions:

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This afternoon, Fox News co-host Eric Bolling announced that Sean Hannity would air a "bombshell" video (below), which was recorded in 2007 and has actually been on the web for years, reports Mediaite.com and Buzzfeed.com. 

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