posted on Feb, 29 2012 @ 12:18 PM
Originally posted by Wrabbit2000
Wow... That is one deep and serious level of hate you carry for all things Fox and, it seems, all things Right. What a sad thing.....
Some assumptions on your part. Just because I hate the fact Fox "news" presents lies as facts does not make me liberal, nor does it make me hate all
things "right" wing.
I have a low threshold for anti-integrity. Especially when national security is involved. I believe an informed public is more capable of making
informed decisions (voting). I believe an uninformed, misinformed, underinformed public is less capable of making informed decisions.
Edit to add:
I believe Fox "news" panders their bombastic hokum at a fifth to eighth grade level intentionally for reasons. It is the intelligent level of their
By America's own standards the national average IQ (92) is far closer to legally impaired (70) (previously known as legally retarded) than it is the
genius range (140+).
I do take your criticism to heart and will in the future make more of an attempt to curb my negativity and my rhetoric. Thank you for pointing out to
me how you (and those who starred your post) interpretted my previous post.
The only point I was trying to stress upon was should we apply the same standards Shepard Smith generally applies to most people (speaking to them at
a fifth to eighth grade level and pandering gossip as though it is news)?
In context my previous post(s) were in response to looking down on people who gossip and question whether this particular subject is "news worthy" of
news, or ATS forum discussions. This post:
reply to post by LErickson
For me to say what is good for the goose is good for the gander to somehow = hate is a bit of a stretch, but I can see how my choice of rhetoric could
easily be interpretted as negitive or even hateful. So, in part I can't argue with that assertion.
Personally both myself, and even most of my full blown conservative right wing Republican friends believe Fox "news" has been one of the most
detrimental things for the G.O.P.
edit on 29-2-2012 by ILikeStars because: (no reason given)
edit on 29-2-2012 by ILikeStars because: add link to post that was
what I was responding to earlier to keep it in context.