Fox News must be trying to fulfill every negative stereotype. Years ago, I distinctly remember enjoying this satirical jpeg and motto. But after Fox's latest "stunt", the satire is lost.
It really doesn't get any better/worse than this. The ever-eroding
GOP Propaganda machine Faux Noise Network has hit a new low.
Problem: New York Times reporter Jacques Steinberg writes a fact-based article about FNC ratings slump, and how rival networks are catching up.
Solution: First and foremost, ignore all facts - facts have a notoriously liberal bias. Instead, attack the messenger. Hmmmmmm, no personal scandals, no evil-talking pastors, no bad outfits... damn.
Gotta go with Plan-"Zyklon-B"*: Attack messenger like Nazi 5-year olds.
FNC's morning craptacular photoshops Steinberg & NYT editor's photos (notice the nose extensions), turning them into vile mutants.
I would say Quasimoto, but they went with Totalmoto.
No, this isn't an onion headline.
And check date: No, not April 1st.
Here's the raw footage:
* As mentioned, in doing this FNC officially joins the splendid historical tradition of depicting the opposition as untrustworthy, monstrous, sinister and demonic:
Lest we forget.