Waymon Hudson

Really, Fox News??

Filed By Waymon Hudson | May 01, 2008 4:15 PM | comments

Filed in: Entertainment, Entertainment, Fundie Watch, Media, Politics
Tags: Fox News, Frederick Douglass, Lincoln

It's no shock that Fox News is biased and crazy. I don't have the highest expectations for anything they do or say. I mean, they employ Bill O'Reily, Hannity, and those annoying idiots on the morning show... But this might take the cake on moronic media coverage.

abefred.jpgThe hosts cracked a joke about making an intern "find footage of the Lincoln/Douglas debates" (You know- the debate between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas back in 1858) while referencing Clinton's challenge to Obama for a debate.

Well, the brainiacs at Faux News posted a surprising graphic while cackling away: a picture of Lincoln and abolitionist Frederick Douglass. So I guess in the world of Fox News, Obama wasn't the first black man to run for President. Video after the jump...

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Maybe instead of torturing interns they should focus on a bit of fact checking...

Wait, what am I saying- Fox loves torturing AND hates facts. I guess things are still right in the world.

Bonus random historical fact- Frederick Douglass was nominated as a candidate for vice-president in 1872, with Victoria Woodhull running for president as the Equal Rights Party candidate. See, Fox News, facts can be fun!

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Maybe that graphic was the intern getting back at Fox. Like they're mark enough to know.

I guess you missed this O'Reily's latest guest is none other than Hillary in a two part interview.This is not a joke part one was last night and part two is for tonite.

It's funny that in that clip they were talking about elevating the level of political discourse. I don't think they're experts on that topic.

Robert Ganshorn Robert Ganshorn | May 2, 2008 1:05 AM

Is it not interesting that jingoistic right wing, so called patriotic,racist, non thinkers are willing to take their news and opinion from:

A right wing Austrailan named Rupert?

And then there is the speculation that Lincoln was gay because he slept with his friend Joshua Speed in the winter. That was common, it was what the featherbeds were for in those days because keeping a shelter made from logs warm using a single fireplace isn't easy.

Fractured factiod: And I'm sure they wore skinny little swimming trunks on those long mid-Western nights when the cold wind dropped down to zero ... and I'm sure that's where the name "Speedo's" came from.

Fox News might want to fact-check that one, too!


They are IDIOTS

Fox News? That's an oxymoron. Kind of like "conservative intellectual", "jumbo shrimp" or "virtual reality."