DEMOCRATS  11:07 am April 30, 2008

Fox News Morans Think Lincoln Debated Emancipated Slave

by Sara K. Smith

Ha ha, as if
So a couple days ago on Fox and Friends they were talking about Hillary Clinton challenging Barack Obama to a “Lincoln-Douglas debate.” They referred, of course, to the grueling series of seven three-hour debates held in 1858 between Illinois senatorial candidates Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas, who was a shrimpy pro-slavery jackass. But those silly graphical artists at Fox thought the Douglas in question was Frederick Douglass, the former slave and abolitionist who basically agreed with Lincoln even if Lincoln had to hedge a bit to get elected! The point is, Hillary Clinton wants 21 more hours of debates which is why she must be stopped.

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Geoff July 28, 2008 at 3:41 pm

This speaks volumes about the attention to accuracy by Fox News. If it can’t get history right, how can it get current events right?

joenusz May 19, 2009 at 4:30 am

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