Defending Fox News Is a Fool's Errand

Mar 27, 2013 Full story: www.theatlantic.com 14

Watch Jonathan Tobin try and fail so that you're never tempted to downplay the awfulness of cable news.

When I started reading Jonathan Tobin's defense of Fox News , a certain YouTube clip immediately came to mind.

"Liberals take it as an article of faith that Fox is not merely biased but a travesty that serious people should ignore," he argues. "But the notion that there is something unholy about what is broadcast on Fox or that its mix of news and opinion is uniquely biased has never stood up to scrutiny."

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“Obama Shames the USA”

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#2 Mar 27, 2013
Mr. Bill is having his period again.

“Obama Shames the USA”

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#3 Mar 27, 2013
King , from CNN, just admitted that CNN is worthless. CBS just had to get on it's knees and blow every Viet-Nam Vet out there as an apology..
So Mr. Bill wants to makes Fox the issue. Just Like Obama uses gays to steer the attention away from Benghazi.
Democrats are slimeballs from hell. Ain't they?
tammie

United States

#4 Mar 27, 2013
Ninthman wrote:
King , from CNN, just admitted that CNN is worthless. CBS just had to get on it's knees and blow every Viet-Nam Vet out there as an apology..
So Mr. Bill wants to makes Fox the issue. Just Like Obama uses gays to steer the attention away from Benghazi.
Democrats are slimeballs from hell. Ain't they?
I'm beginning to believe that.

“Dow hit 18,000 first time ever”

Since: Jun 07

Obama economics at work.

#5 Mar 27, 2013
Only fools watch that discredited non-news propaganda network... and there is no way to defend unpatriotic right-wing evil.

Since: Dec 07

Athens, TX

#6 Mar 27, 2013
Marine Corp Pat wrote:
Only fools watch that discredited non-news propaganda network... and there is no way to defend unpatriotic right-wing evil.
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Since: Dec 07

Athens, TX

#7 Mar 27, 2013
Ninthman wrote:
King , from CNN, just admitted that CNN is worthless. CBS just had to get on it's knees and blow every Viet-Nam Vet out there as an apology..
So Mr. Bill wants to makes Fox the issue. Just Like Obama uses gays to steer the attention away from Benghazi.
Democrats are slimeballs from hell. Ain't they?
Billy boy spends the whole day searching the internet for something against repblicans....claims he's a "centrist" and then cries don't kill the messenger..

LMAO The messenger keeps screwging up the message.

Since: Dec 07

Athens, TX

#8 Mar 27, 2013
Marine Corp Pat wrote:
Only fools watch that discredited non-news propaganda network... and there is no way to defend unpatriotic right-wing evil.
How do you defend the registered demorats that shot up Giffords speech, Aurora theatre and Sandy hook you dumb bastard??

Since: Feb 08

Hypoluxo Fl

#9 Mar 27, 2013
Ninthman wrote:
Mr. Bill is having his period again.
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hey

Abilene, TX

#10 Mar 27, 2013
Marine Corp Pat wrote:
Only fools watch that discredited non-news propaganda network... and there is no way to defend unpatriotic right-wing evil.
please keep your spam in the can!
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Sheik Yerbouti

New Hope, PA

#11 Mar 27, 2013
People will watch the network that validates their worldview. Ignorant uneducated morons watch faux 'news', radical liberals watch MSNBC and educated people go to European sources for an impartial look at the news! If there had been television in Nazi Germany Herman Goering would have started a network like faux 'news.'

Since: Dec 07

Spring, TX

#12 Mar 27, 2013
Sheik Yerbouti wrote:
People will watch the network that validates their worldview. Ignorant uneducated morons watch faux 'news', radical liberals watch MSNBC and educated people go to European sources for an impartial look at the news! If there had been television in Nazi Germany Herman Goering would have started a network like faux 'news.'
Hitler would've shut down Fox news and locked you up in Dachau!
Lance Winslow

San Jose, CA

#13 Mar 27, 2013
Sheik Yerbouti wrote:
People will watch the network that validates their worldview. Ignorant uneducated morons watch faux 'news', radical liberals watch MSNBC and educated people go to European sources for an impartial look at the news! If there had been television in Nazi Germany Herman Goering would have started a network like faux 'news.'
...and then there's Topix which is only good for a short trip to the privey for neocons.

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Since: Aug 08

usa

#14 Mar 27, 2013
defending the atlantic is a frikkin moron's errand...

and they have just the boy in little bill.
Joe Nelson

AOL

#15 Mar 27, 2013
Any one who doesn't want to hear both sides of any issue is a FOOL. You don't have to agree with ANY news source but it is good to learn both sides of issues.

Everyone who is being honest knows that Fox is far more balanced than Current or MSNBC.

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