What I've learned from watching Fox News

A friend just posted this on FB and I thought I would share here.


Muslims are all terrorists, homosexuals are deviants, Planned Parenthood encourages child prostitution, Israel has never done anything wrong in history, NPR is the propaganda mouthpiece of George Soros, having an education is elitist, incarcerating a drugs addict for twenty years is the most effective form of treatment, Mr. Rogers ruined our generation because he made us feel loved, the only real Americans are evangelical Christian Americans, the poor are poor because they're lazy, we should ignore other countries unless we're invading them, everyone should own as many machine guns as possible, each state should be ruled as its own little sovereign nation, the military should never be criticized, the death penalty is an effective deterrent against crime, mankind has in no way contributed to climate change, the environment is fine and/or irrelevant, the universe was created around six thousand years ago, and I am an idiot.

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Comment by Albert Bakker on March 10, 2011 at 4:15pm

I think Cass has about the best attitude toward news. The replacement of journalism with rhetoric is nearly complete now. News is not about information, it's about manipulation. Fox news is just a particularly bad way of becoming less informed t...

Comment by Calvin Frizzell on March 13, 2011 at 1:28am
Is it sad that i sometimes watch Fox News to get a laugh?
Comment by Albert Bakker on March 13, 2011 at 1:42am
No, just that you have a sense of humor that probably is a required taste.
Comment by Calvin Frizzell on March 13, 2011 at 1:45am
Its just that their "news" is so ridiculous i cant help but laugh.. Maybe its more in the sense that when i get really mad i laugh? Who knows.
Comment by Albert Bakker on March 13, 2011 at 4:34am
No sure, I was just teasing a bit. Fox is completely hysterical in many ways.
Comment by delapruch on March 31, 2011 at 8:09am



i don't know how you can actually watch it though---even the clips that stewart & colbert show (even with the blissfully funny contexts that they are portrayed by the both of them in!) make my eyes burn and bleed simultaneously---UGH.

Comment by Caesar MacEntire on March 31, 2011 at 1:46pm
Bleh, I'm pro-Israel and it's still obvious that they have done very wrong things in the past.


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