You’re Watching Fox News, You Just Don’t Know It


Ponder this video….

“We tend to assume that if a story is being covered by major news networks, it’s because journalists have decided that the story is important. But thanks to Fox News, that’s not always true.

The network was specifically created to generate scandals that would hurt Democrats and help Republicans. And because most major networks pay attention to what happens in conservative media, those pseudoscandals end up creeping into mainstream coverage.

The result is a media ecosystem that advantages Republicans by paying disproportionate attention to right-wing talking points.

Vox.com is a news website that helps you cut through the noise and understand what’s really driving the events in the headlines.” Check out http://www.vox.com.

Enough!


America tonight according to Fox News propaganda…

Democrats desperate to sway mid-term votes faked mail bombs to gain voter sympathy.

These same left wing desperadoes accuse Trump of orchestrating the deception.

Democratic support ahead of mid-term elections wanes as a result of left wing mobs harassing Republican patrons at restaurants.

A migrant caravan approaching Mexico’s southern border threatens American security. Without a shred of evidence, Trump claims Islamic terrorists have joined the caravan.

In his interview with Eric Trump, Sean Hannity compares today’s mail bombs with Madonna’s comment during the women’s march in 2017, “I’ve thought a lot about blowing up the White House”.

Hannity and his cronies exchange glib knee slapping guffaws over bleeding heart sympathy for an army of migrant imposters. They report from the “front line” with absolute certainty, “most illegals are men with visible tattoos, clearly gang members, rapists and criminals” intent on destroying life in America. Please ponder this link – https://www.vox.com/2018/10/24/18010340/caravan-trump-border-honduras-mexico

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Nice try Fox, shame on every last fool who parrots Fox dribble as Trumpish truth. Enough!

 

 

 

 

Ponder Fox News


By virtue of proximity and despite two dedicated news sources of our own, Canadian businesses favor CNN. Without exception, hotel bars, financial institutions and corporate offices display muted CNN backdrops. Fox is a non-issue, Canadians shun twisted babble contrary to the fibre of our collective identity. In 2010 while working at a Hilton hotel two American businessmen entered the bar. Immediate disdain for CNN enveloped the room, protestation vocalized as “Communist News Network” preceded their first sip of Jack Daniels. As manager on duty it fell on me to politely explain Fox wasn’t an option.

Communist News Network, a disquieting statement spoken with ease of a baseball score. Right wing America had my attention, those three words delivered a epiphany – dismissive scorn for all things Fox was lazy, conduct no different than knee jerk conservative condemnation of CNN. Distasteful as it might be, Fox loomed as a necessary evil. The only way to defeat an adversary is to know them.

Thus began sporadic exploration of the world according to Fox. Not for the faint of heart, Fox immersion requires fortitude.

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Tonight, ten Fox minutes was all it took to glean the following –

Democrats are the bane of America. By refusing to work with Trump on issues of commonality, the left undermines America’s future. Democrats are behind the “war on culture” – despite Trump having the highest approval rating of any president in U.S. history, left wing cultural attacks such as Stormy Daniels erode the institution of democracy. Democrats had the audacity to think a sex scandal could crack Trump support.

Trump economic reforms have resolved race issues in America. Al Sharpton is a publicity seeking headline hunter whose appearance at Stephon Clark funeral in Sacramento proves a desperate attempt to fuel racial discord.( Clark was a unarmed black man killed March 18 by Sacramento police, officially in self defense. Clark’s family hired an independent pathologist, that report stated he was shot 7 times in the back and an 8th time in the thigh after falling to the ground )

Hillary is crooked as ever. Crooked as they come for fees related to speaking engagements.

AR15 rifles are no different than shotguns, both fire precisely the same way. March For Our Lives student activists are puppets of bleeding heart Hollywood elites.

Fox commands propaganda. Much as revulsion calls for snickering guffaws, each and every one of us needs to suck it up long enough to experience first hand manipulation of collective sentiment. Trump’s America is a reality, Fox propaganda aims to keep it that way. Stop laughing at absurdity, it isn’t funny anymore. Scrape your mind off the wall. Fake news is alive and well at Fox – experience it, acknowledge it, call it out, demand legislation to regulate it.

 

Nation of Simpletons


I do my best to ignore Bill O’Reilly. Time spent pondering O’Reilly, is time lost and loathed. Days of amusing myself with repugnant snippets of O’Reiily’s smug ignorance are long gone. Despite admirable intentions, every so often, this numskull smirks uninvited across my screen.

Tonight’s source of provocation – O’Reilly’s “theory” in response to a recent Gallup poll. Pollsters published statistics pointing to America “evenly split” between people who identify as liberal vs. conservative. Apparently in 1999 conservatives outnumbered liberals two to one. Bill O’Reilly has an explanation…

“Only about 50 percent of the American people take the time to understand important issues,” he said on his show this week. “Half the country does not; they are simpletons, unwilling and unable to discipline themselves into formulating a philosophy of life.”

O’Reilly added that those who supported President Obama in 2008 and 2012 must not have “grasped” his policies, and only cast their votes for him “because of his charisma and his historic position as the first black man to achieve the White House.”

http://thinkprogress.org/election/2015/05/28/3663499/oreilly-progressive-ideas-gaining-popularity-simpletons/

O’Reilly is insignificant to me – his hold over millions of conservative Americans is another matter. Right wing America’s poster boy just declared liberal voters unfortunate inhabitants of bell curve’s lowest regions. Never mind that IQ bell curves plot roughly the same percentage on top as at the bottom, with 70% somewhere in the middle – according to O’Reilly, liberals are simpletons.

Immature allegations of mental capacity are nothing new, petulant playground insults occupy all grade school recesses. Calling out intelligence is the fall back position when you haven’t a leg to stand on. Attempts to justify unpleasant realities with blanket assertions of “they’re all stupid” ring pathetic at best.

 

Obama Trumped


It’s hard to think of anything conservative America hasn’t blamed on Barrack Obama. I’ve often wondered what might have been if America’s first black leader wasn’t shackled with “Hussein” as a middle name. “Hussein” is a terrifying moniker, punctuate that with “Obama” to witness battalions of righteous “patriots” clucking over the demise of a nation.

Donald Trump wasted no time, collecting his indignant bouffant long enough to  offer $1 million for Obama to produce his birth certificate. Trump managed to grandstand a percolating sentiment grumbling in the belly of disgruntled America – holy crap, our President is Muslim. Overnight, a nation built on principles of inclusion, freedom and constitutional rights, locked their doors anticipating certain implementation of Sharia Law. Truth no longer mattered, Obama’s fate was sealed.

Conservative America managed to wriggle away from George W. Bush’s excruciatingly long fart by blaming Obama. Never mind Obama’s re-election – conservatives claimed is was part of some insidious horror. Petulant right wing bullies spun asinine tales of failure – the economy, foreign policy, education, racial tension – in their minds, Obama stood to take down a nation of reasonable patriots.

As the Baltimore riots elevated racial tensions, Donald Trump took an opportunity to open his vacant mouth. Perhaps encouraged by Lou Dobbs at Fox News..

“I think there is a war on law enforcement in this country, and it was corroborated if not condoned by this administration.”

Or Keith Ablow..

“If you want to tear down the system, you might be taking your cues, by the way, from a president who has given the appearance that there is every justification for any level of anger at our country because we’re such despicable people.”

Trump wrote in a mocking Tweet…

“Our great African American president hasn’t exactly had a positive impact on the thugs who are happily and openly destroying Baltimore.”

How dare Trump call himself an American? How dare legions of “talking heads” at Fox blither righteously over failure of a black man to right civil wrongs orchestrated by decades of abuse and white entitlement? What is wrong with you America – can’t you see what’s happening?

 

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http://thedailybanter.com/2015/04/trump-conservatives-blame-president-obama-for-baltimore/