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Friday, July 08, 2005

Idiotic Updated

Fox News, or as some like to call it, Faux News, made two spectacular gaffes in their coverage of the bombings yesterday. First, a Fox News reported talking about those responsible for the bombing:
That these people are, If necessary, prepared to spill Arab blood in addition to the blood of regular -- of nonarab people living in London.
Second, Fox anchor Brian Kilmeade talking about the ramifications of the attack:
And that was the first time since 9-11 when they should know, and they do know now, that terrorism should be Number 1. But it's important for them all to be together. I think that works to our advantage, in the Western world's advantage, for people to experience something like this together, just 500 miles from where the attacks have happened.
Not the best day for Fox News.
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Update: More idiocy. Brit Hume, one of Fox News's top anchormen said yesterday:
"My first thought when I heard - just on a personal basis, when I heard there had been this attack and I saw the futures this morning, which were really in the tank, I thought, 'Hmmm, time to buy.'"
Great first thought, Brit.
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9 Comments:

Blogger The Town Crier said...

beat ya to the Kilmead. what a doofus. Thats the big problem with talking heads who have no intelligence inside.

9:18 AM  
Blogger Mirty said...

Fox News to Conservative Politics is what Toby Katz is to Orthodox Judaism.

9:19 AM  
Blogger Krum as a bagel said...

Ewww. Maybe they should stick to the cue cards.

11:40 AM  
Blogger DovBear said...

Beat you to Brit.

Go me.

2:15 PM  
Blogger Krum as a bagel said...

DB, are you in a time warp or something? Brit was up here all morning.

2:59 PM  
Blogger orthomom said...

Yeah, DB, what are you talking about?

3:24 PM  
Blogger Air Time said...

maybe he is on British time.

4:43 PM  
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at least fox news is honest.peter jennings is two busy dating hannan aswari

11:25 PM  
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