COMING HOME TO ROOST
by Malik Isasis
For some two years, Fox News’ 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year of propaganda fueled the anti-government, anti-people of color, and anti-immigrant zeitgeist of the Tea Party. It was bound to happen that someone would be killed due to the incessant, and vile hate that is being produced by the political and corporate right. And now that Democratic congresswoman Gabrielle Gifford fights for her life after a assassination attempt, Fox News has been running away from the last two years of their brand of hate. They may receive a reprieve from the corporate media, but they won’t receive one from the truth.
Fox News Pretending
Fox News has a habit of causing bad things to happen and then pretending it had nothing to do with the mess. Arizona has been a tinderbox for anti-immigrant fervor, and Fox News has for two years stoked the flames of bigotry, and since the tragedy of congresswoman Gifford, Fox has been pretending to be a real news outfit, but the obfuscation was short lived, it didn’t take long for its pundits to be hypersensitive and project, and rightly so, they and their radio compatriots bear some blame for the bubbling political violence in American politics, but they can’t run from their broadcasts.
Here is Brave New Films, which has exposed Fox News for what it is:
President Obama should cancel his upcoming interview with Fox News. The corporate media should also call out Fox News for not being a news organization, rather a political machine.
One can only dream, right?