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#1 LFC

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Posted 12 March 2018 - 04:35 PM

There appears to be a little rebranding going on at Faux News.

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Fox News on Monday unveiled its new tagline “Real News. Real Honest Opinion” in a series of advertisements featuring its top news and commentary stars. “Fox is the one place where dissent is allowed,” primetime star Tucker Carlson claims in the ad. Ratings leader Sean Hannity also appears in the ads, touting Fox’s opinion side. The news network last year had to retract a story about the death of DNC staffer Seth Rich based on a conspiracy theory Hannity repeatedly touted on his program. Elsewhere in the new Fox ad, news anchor Martha MacCallum says: “We are going to ask the tough questions because there is a lot of conventional wisdom out there that needs to be challenged.”

Uuuuh, huuuuh.
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Posted 12 March 2018 - 06:13 PM

Does this new slogan mean that the old stuff was fake news?

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Posted 12 March 2018 - 07:52 PM

Ping!

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 05:30 AM

Got to get in on that viral “Fake News” meme. Much more forceful than “Fair and Balanced”, and who wants to be fair to libs anyway.

I’m surprised they didn’t add “For Real Americans”, or “For Real American Men”.

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 07:01 AM

 Progressive whisperer, on 13 March 2018 - 05:30 AM, said:

I’m surprised they didn’t add “For Real Americans”, or “For Real American Men”.

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 09:15 AM

 andydp, on 13 March 2018 - 07:01 AM, said:

(Cue in appropriate Monty Python Music)

Manly men, doing manly things, in a manly way.

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" 'Individual conscience' means that women only get contraceptives if their employers, their physicians, their pharmacists, their husbands and/or fathers, pastors, and possibly their mayors, Governors, State Secretaries of Health, Congressmen, Senators, and President all agree that in that particular case they're justifiable." --D.C. Sessions

"That's the problem with being implacable foes - no one has any incentive to treat you as anything more than an obstacle to be overcome."

"The 'Road to Serfdom' is really all right turns." --Progressive Whisperer

""The GOP ... where every accusation is also a confession." --Progressive Whisperer

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 11:41 AM

I've seen more Monty Python clips in the last 14 months than I've seen in the last 14 years.

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 12:15 PM

 golden_valley, on 13 March 2018 - 11:41 AM, said:

I've seen more Monty Python clips in the last 14 months than I've seen in the last 14 years.

They were way ahead of their time.

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 12:32 PM

 indy, on 13 March 2018 - 12:15 PM, said:

They were way ahead of their time.

They're like Alice in Wonderland: no matter what the situation, there's a quote that will make a trenchant comment on it.
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Posted 13 March 2018 - 12:54 PM

 golden_valley, on 13 March 2018 - 11:41 AM, said:

I've seen more Monty Python clips in the last 14 months than I've seen in the last 14 years.

So what you're saying is that your life has improved in the last 14 months.
" 'Individual conscience' means that women only get contraceptives if their employers, their physicians, their pharmacists, their husbands and/or fathers, pastors, and possibly their mayors, Governors, State Secretaries of Health, Congressmen, Senators, and President all agree that in that particular case they're justifiable." --D.C. Sessions

"That's the problem with being implacable foes - no one has any incentive to treat you as anything more than an obstacle to be overcome."

"The 'Road to Serfdom' is really all right turns." --Progressive Whisperer

""The GOP ... where every accusation is also a confession." --Progressive Whisperer

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 08:46 PM

 Rich T Bikkies, on 13 March 2018 - 12:32 PM, said:

They're like Alice in Wonderland: no matter what the situation, there's a quote that will make a trenchant comment on it.

Well I got better.
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Posted 14 March 2018 - 11:20 AM

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