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Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Fox News 'fair and balanced' but never when it comes to Obama

On the same day that Rupert Murdoch was claiming that Fox is 'fair and balanced' in an interview with Howard Kurtz, the lambaste Obama about a children's book he wrote. It's called "Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters" and praises 13 great Americans, including George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Helen Keller, Neil Armstrong, Cesar Chavez and Chief Sitting Bull.

Fox's headline was "Obama Praises Indian Chief Who Killed U.S. General." I guess in Fox's eyes American Indians are not 'real Americans' and what right did they have to fight back when the 'real Americans' stole their lands and tried to kill most of their people.

It was probably tough for Fox to decide between that headline and the alternative, "Obama praises Communist Labor agitator who claims he was born in the U.S.)

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