NEW STUDY PROVES IT  2:15 pm December 17, 2010

Fox News Viewers Most Uninformed People On Earth

by Ken Layne

It adds up!Science has finally proven what was always totally obvious: People who get their news from Fox News are the stupidest fucking idiots to ever exist. These cretins have literally no idea what’s going on, with anything. Whether it’s believing that Republicans opposed TARP (it was a big business Republican program created by the Republican administration of George W. Bush, a Republican) or being unable to comprehend that average temperatures are rapidly rising (because it still snows in winter), the Fox News viewer is dangerous because the Fox News viewer isn’t the kind to just quietly contemplate all the wrong shit they know — they have to talk about it, to everyone, which is why you can no longer even call a motherfucking plumber in this Nation of Idiots without having to politely tell him a hundred times to please shut the hell up about Barack Obama being an African Soviet or whatever. (We know, come on, that’s why we voted for him! Of course we were wrong about that, but whatever.)

Anyway, the scientific evidence proves Fox News viewers believe completely wrong-ass backwards things about the stimulus, the economy, taxes, health care, the automobile industry bailout, unemployment, science, math and weather. Fox News viewers also have terrible taste in food, clothing, houses/trailers, music and religion, but scientists didn’t bother putting that in the report because come on. [Talking Points Memo]

 

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NorthStarSpanx December 17, 2010 at 2:18 pm

Unless there's subliminal messaging or porn sliced into the programming, I just don't understand how opinionated news appeals to slack jawed assholes.

Terry December 17, 2010 at 2:24 pm

Maybe it's that they don't have to think about what they're hearing, just blindly adopt the viewpoints.

NorthStarSpanx December 17, 2010 at 2:41 pm

Damn, I lost my 69p. I knew I should have sit down and shut up.

Terry December 17, 2010 at 2:49 pm

Want folks to vote you down?

Jukesgrrl December 17, 2010 at 4:35 pm

Now you can shoot for 666.

BerkeleyBear December 17, 2010 at 2:53 pm

Less slackjawed, more gritted teeth of righteous narrow-mindedness. Fox doesn't target the bubbas (who don't need to be reassured by a talking head that the government is out to get them) as much as the tight-assed middle and lower management types that are just smart enough to be dangerous and find solace in the echo chamber.

It's been around forever, but accelerated with the birth of first radio and later TV. If you don't like modern cultural norms in television (too racy! too irreligious! too morally relativistic) and music (too sexual! too urban! too rythmic) then you naturally gravitate towards talk formats, and the most successful talk formats have always been those that echo back what the listener/viewer already believes in some way. Espeically when that echo either scares the crap out of the audience or reassures it that it was right all along. Most store front preachers and televangelists work on the same principles, as do Ponzi schemes.

PuckStopsHere December 17, 2010 at 4:03 pm

In fairness, the music today does suck. A lot. Although I do like that Katie Perry person.

DoktorZoom December 17, 2010 at 4:29 pm

She gets a tax cut too!

SorosBot December 17, 2010 at 5:38 pm

Like early Brittany, Ms. Perry's video's are very enjoyable.

Rarian Rakista December 17, 2010 at 7:43 pm

Moderns like Crystal Castles, Blitzen Trapper, Metric, Belle and Sebastion are some damn fine artists.

Jukesgrrl December 17, 2010 at 4:38 pm

Totally true about the echo factor. My mother's old biddy friends all sit around being terrified of their own shadows 24/7 and they love FOX. They want to hear that their perceptions are valid — and since they can only hold a thought in their heads for about an hour, they need a scare fix multiple times a day.

GOPCrusher December 17, 2010 at 5:47 pm

My mother stopped watching Fox, because, in her words, "They spend too much time talking about that n*gger, Obama.".
She also thinks that Glenn Beck is God and her favorite team is the Dallas Cowboys.

I haz a sad.

Rarian Rakista December 17, 2010 at 7:45 pm

Send her an actual Ayn Rand book, my mom who reads white papers for a living, laughed out loud, she now watches CNN at least.

Jukesgrrl December 19, 2010 at 2:18 pm

I'm really sorry. (Especially about the Cowboys. Ha ha.) And I suppose you're expected to spend your Christmas with her. Geez.

All the best to you for a happy holiday. I enjoy your comments.

Beowoof December 17, 2010 at 10:01 pm

They do get the prejudices reaffirmed multiple times a day on Fox, which seems to be much more popular and much easier than thinking.

Beowoof December 17, 2010 at 9:59 pm

Most TV sucks, but when not watching Fox, they seem to be following that Bristol Girl on Dancing.

Tommmcatt December 17, 2010 at 3:35 pm

Og like tax cuts for rich! Og think tax cuts good, Obama bad!!

ulTIMum December 17, 2010 at 7:10 pm

There is a vey simple code, all right, and the message is, being a low-mentallity bottom-feeder is good, and the point is proved by slander of those with education, accomplishment, or a different class or ethnic background. Stoopid is known as Common Sense Conservatism, and they shall dwell in the house of their lard forever, amen.

"Self-justification is a full-time job." 'Reloj Bowden

lulzmonger December 18, 2010 at 12:00 am

1. Tell dipshits what they want to hear
2. Run ads
3. No ????? allowed
4. PROFIT$!

BorderJumper! December 17, 2010 at 2:19 pm

So FuxNews' viewers = retards? Bravo!

JoshuaNorton December 17, 2010 at 2:20 pm

Someone has a keen grasp of the obvious.

horsedreamer_1 December 17, 2010 at 2:20 pm

Only dead fish go with the lamestream.

TanzbodenKoenig December 17, 2010 at 4:59 pm

You should copyright that quick; I smell a Palin '12 presedential campaign slogan!

Madam Killjoy December 17, 2010 at 11:13 pm

I believe that is actually a quote or paraphrase from her Friday slow newz day July 3 Speech of Quitifying, circa 2009. It contains some of my favorite non-complete sentences, such as: “Our destiny to be reached by responsibly developing our natural resources. This land, blessed with clean air, water, wildlife, minerals, AND oil and gas.” Such as.
Such. As.

Beowoof December 17, 2010 at 10:03 pm

And if you're watching Lamestream then Sarah or her supporters will show and club you like a halibut.

CrunchyKnee December 17, 2010 at 2:22 pm

Palin/ Murdoch 2012!!!!!11!

SwanSwanH December 17, 2010 at 3:03 pm

Where's the birf certificate, Kangeroo Jack?

Lascauxcaveman December 17, 2010 at 4:21 pm

Don't be ridiculous. Someone who is richer than God doesn't stoop to become a president.

gef05 December 17, 2010 at 2:22 pm

Why does it add up to 120%?

mereoblivion December 17, 2010 at 2:24 pm

Because Fox viewers represent 20% more than the good old USA's entire poopulation.

Fred_Wertham_Jr December 17, 2010 at 2:25 pm

It's the new "New Math."

gef05 December 17, 2010 at 2:37 pm

Seriously – I'm not that bad with numbers and charts and crap.But wtf – you survey ten retards, you get ten responses, it adds up to 100%. Fuck this, I'm going back to the photos of Bo and his shrine. Fucking Fox bullshit.

Oblios_Cap December 17, 2010 at 2:58 pm

Fox polls have a history of never adding up to 100% or less.

Rarian Rakista December 17, 2010 at 7:47 pm

They just make it up as they go, its like that guy at the bar who always argues with precise percentages as a rebuff to your non-percentage based facts. Only losers know facts without percentages.

LeAlbatross December 17, 2010 at 5:36 pm

I had to take the "new math" way back when.

Still trying to figure out who I should sue.

BorderJumper! December 17, 2010 at 2:36 pm

100% is not enough (i.e "Im gunna givit 120 pursaint coach!")

Radiotherapy December 17, 2010 at 2:59 pm

Home schooling?

Thurman Munster IV December 17, 2010 at 3:10 pm

You're new to these parts, eh? That's one our favorite Fox memes. Over 120% of longtime Wonkette commenters know that one, just like 5 1/2 years Allan! And today we are all [stupid fucks/glue sniffers/David Vitter's diaper service].

gef05 December 17, 2010 at 3:12 pm

No – not new. Obviously I just never pay attention.

Sparky_McGruff December 17, 2010 at 9:18 pm

That's outrageous. I was only four blocks away when they took that poll, and I can tell you that it was definitely 120 percent!

BTWBFDIMHO December 17, 2010 at 3:34 pm

Who cares?
Al-Gebra was invented by a Muslim, Muhammad ibn Mūsā al-Khwārizmī (c. 780–850).
By the way, he wrote The Compendious Book on Calculation by Completion and Balancing. Fair and Balanced!

Beowoof December 17, 2010 at 10:07 pm

So then knowing Algebra is all terroristy muliny stuff. Then it makes sense that none of the dumb fuckers watching fox know anything about math, it would make them terrorist.

natoslug December 17, 2010 at 4:24 pm

It's a supersized poll, just like their lunch orders, the shocks on the Rascal, and someday, their coffins.

mereoblivion December 17, 2010 at 2:25 pm

"Of course we were wrong about that, but whatever."

Who are this assumed We? I've never been wrong about anything. (Except when I thought Leonardo played a lesbian in Titanic.)

donner_froh December 17, 2010 at 2:43 pm

If it wasn't Leonardo, then who did play the lesbian in "Titanic"?

Trinket December 17, 2010 at 3:43 pm

Billy Zane?

gef05 December 17, 2010 at 2:43 pm

Err… he did.

mereoblivion December 17, 2010 at 3:11 pm

Gloria Stuart.

aqua_buddha December 17, 2010 at 3:19 pm

Join the surge– if there's anyone who's got brute-force, skintone, and masculinity under appropriate constraint —- to play the lead in "Michael Jackson King Of Pop" … it is the maestro of sensitivity himself, Mr DiCaprio.

Leo + Glove = Jacko
Concede to the inevitablility.

mereoblivion December 17, 2010 at 3:24 pm

The idea gives me chills, but I'm not sure they're the right kind.

aqua_buddha December 17, 2010 at 3:38 pm

It's probably not fair to LdC that we knew him as a blushing ingenue and he can't overcome it with his later toughguy schtick. It's like expecting Shirley Temple to grow up and play gangster molls and femmes fatale in noir movies… the leopard can't change his spots. In this case that most cuddly little leopard with the soft eyes, tufty ears & snuggly nose.

So what. Demand the role of a lifetime, Leo.
Billie Jean, she's not your lover. Get angry and take it all.

Lascauxcaveman December 17, 2010 at 4:40 pm

First movie I saw Leo in was The Aviator, and I thought he was cute as button.

I just wanted to pinch his widdle mad-industrialist cheeks.

OneDollarJuana December 17, 2010 at 2:26 pm

In a related story, a recent Fox News survey confirms that the Earth is flat and the Sun revolves around it, contradicting the liberal Democrat scientist conspiracy.

SmutBoffin December 17, 2010 at 2:51 pm

Additionally:
1) Logic is a purely liberal construct (Aristotle was a Muslin!).
2) 115% of scientists are researching ways of making abortion more fun.
3) 'Facts' are now called 'elitist liberal patriot-perplexers'; Glen Beck's thoughts are now classified as 'obviously correct American brain-Tweets'

OneDollarJuana December 17, 2010 at 2:57 pm

If they believed in Leebrul facts they would realize that Glenn Beck bears a startling resemblance to a pile of albino shit.

genxr December 17, 2010 at 3:02 pm

Ha! Aristotle was Greek, and look what happened to their economy!

Native_of_SL_UT December 17, 2010 at 3:28 pm

5 out of 4 Fox viewers do not understand fractions. Also.

OneDollarJuana December 17, 2010 at 4:08 pm

Wait, that's like, uhh, umm, uhh, 20 percent, riiiight?

LocalGirlMakesGoo December 17, 2010 at 4:58 pm

NO, THAT'S 5 1/2, ALLEN.

Trinket December 17, 2010 at 3:45 pm

I think they actually say that over at Conservapedia.com. Well, close enough, anyway.

wondering where i am December 17, 2010 at 3:54 pm

Well, if the earth is flat and the sun revolves around it . . .

Hmm, that means that they presently have the time zones in India all wrong. Quick call those people up and inform them!

hooray4anything December 17, 2010 at 4:01 pm

I knew the liberals were up to something like that. I bet you Big Solar paid off all the scientists to say something like that.

taQtyle December 17, 2010 at 2:26 pm

Water is wet, ice is cold, the sun rises in the east and grass is green…….

Badonkadonkette December 17, 2010 at 2:27 pm

I was watching Fox 'n Friends for a full 25 minutes this morning before I realized it wasn't Idiocracy.

petehammer December 17, 2010 at 2:35 pm

Go away, 'baitin'!

Fare la Volpe December 17, 2010 at 2:43 pm

FOX News: It's Got What Plants Crave

jim89048 December 17, 2010 at 2:55 pm

FOX News: It's Got What Plants! Crave

Beowoof December 17, 2010 at 10:10 pm

And they are all being fed a steady diet of Brawndo.

doxastic December 17, 2010 at 2:59 pm

Response to 2011 State of the Union: "Well, our focus group shows that the speech was fucked up. Ah, Obama talked like a fag, and his shit's all retarded."

horsedreamer_1 December 17, 2010 at 3:24 pm

& that's just what Joe Manchin, from Ob's own party, will say.

Imagine what Johnny Isaakson has in mind!

problemwithcaring December 17, 2010 at 2:27 pm

I am just glad the poll didn't have any gotcha questions for Fox viewers on their feelings about Blacks and Latinos.

Facts have a way of always playing the race card on these good patriots.

HempDogbane December 17, 2010 at 2:27 pm

Why do you hate America?

CZL December 17, 2010 at 2:47 pm

Because of Fox.

SorosBot December 17, 2010 at 2:27 pm

And no matter how many times you try and explain to a Fox views the actual facts and why they're wrong, they will just keep on insisting on something that's just plain not true. See our various interactions with the Breitbart trolls, for example. It's like banging your head against the wall.

OneDollarJuana December 17, 2010 at 2:38 pm

I can't find the reference right now, but recently I heard about a study confirming that many, if not most, people tend to reject contradictory facts and only fall more deeply and firmly into mistaken concepts. Fox viewers watch Fox to be affirmed in their ideologies, not to learn actual facts.

BerkeleyBear December 17, 2010 at 3:02 pm

Yep. We blind ourselves to realities that we don't like or can't comprehend – such as that our behavior might actually be harmful as opposed to fundamentally good. Explains a lot about the willingness of people to go along with atrocities like the Holocaust and slaughtering native people.

In fairness to Fox, though, that comforting self-affirmation is pretty much what every news organization did for most of the history of media. Hearst wasn't exactly trying to be 100 percent accurate. There was just this brief window where some organizations tried to act like the news shouldn't be completely driven by the profits that come with such an echo loop, although even there the choices of what to cover and what to ignore reflected biases in the audience that the editors reinforced.

VinnyThePooh December 17, 2010 at 2:54 pm

"That's not true."
The only response any of my Repugnant co-workers can muster when confronted with facts. Then there's the twitching.

slowhansolo December 18, 2010 at 12:23 am

You can always tell the more erudite Fox viewers. They're the ones who attempt to attack the source, regardless of content.

dyedwool December 19, 2010 at 8:52 pm

Or like banging your 1st degree relative while sober, wearing protection and TOTALLY not into that — just as fruitless. AND ICKY.

Serolf_Divad December 17, 2010 at 2:28 pm

It's not often your find a group of people who make the Flat Earth Society seem like a well informed bastion of scientific literacy.

OobyDoobyDoo December 17, 2010 at 2:28 pm

ha ha…duh!

spinozasgod December 17, 2010 at 2:28 pm

Fox News just reported on Fox News that the WPO poll showed that Fox News viewers are the BEST informed Americans!

JoeMamased December 17, 2010 at 2:44 pm

Well, they're the best-informed with misninformation.

spinozasgod December 17, 2010 at 2:57 pm

you librals, since when are facts true?

PuckStopsHere December 17, 2010 at 4:09 pm

I believe the precise phrase they used was "are the bestest informed".

dyedwool December 19, 2010 at 8:54 pm

And then they all went to pray at the Wailing Wall…errrrmmmm… Ann Coulter's Adam's Apple.

ManchuCandidate December 17, 2010 at 2:29 pm

Dumbshits get dumber.

Problem is you have all these idiots who never read a book (unless it's the Crayola bible) and think they know something and have some sort of whizdum. Proof that no knowledge is even more dangerous than a little.

gef05 December 17, 2010 at 2:41 pm

I never had a crayola bible. But my brothers and I *did* get our hands on a Mormon publication that explained how ace being a Mormon is. We didn't read much of it, but we DID quickly discover that you could erase parts of the happy family of man pictures and the supporting text. YOU HAVE NO IDEA WHAT THEY GET UP TO

spinozasgod December 17, 2010 at 2:45 pm

drats, I only got a tea party crayon book…..

PublicLuxury December 17, 2010 at 8:57 pm

Run Forrest!

Fox makes your average, everyday retard appear to be a Rhodes Scholar.

MaxNeanderthal December 18, 2010 at 5:49 pm

The truth is that Christian theology, like every other theology, is not only opposed to the scientific spirit; it is also opposed to all other attempts at rational thinking. Not by accident does Genesis 3 make the father of knowledge a serpent — slimy, sneaking and abominable. Since the earliest days the church, as an organization, has thrown itself violently against every effort to liberate the body and mind of man. It has been, at all times and everywhere, the habitual and incorrigible defender of bad governments, bad laws, bad social theories, bad institutions. It was, for centuries, an apologist for slavery, as it was the apologist for the divine right of kings.
– H L Mencken, Treatise on the Gods

and also…

The difference between the smartest dog and the stupidest man — say a Tennessee Holy Roller — is really very small.

Troubledog December 17, 2010 at 2:30 pm

Only diabeetus can save us. More candy in churches, stat!

Rarian Rakista December 17, 2010 at 7:49 pm

Replace the Communist wafers with Neccos.

BlackRhino December 17, 2010 at 2:30 pm

Lord, now this shit make sense to me.

Tundra Grifter December 17, 2010 at 2:31 pm

Why do ClusterFox viewers write "T.G.I.F." on the tops of their shoes?

To remind them "Toes Go in First."

I certainly wouldn't count on ClusterFox fans to know their unknowns.

Extemporanus December 17, 2010 at 2:31 pm

Perhaps Fox News viewers are—rather than woefully uninformed—simply incredibly inept at participating in polls.

bagofmice December 17, 2010 at 3:00 pm

Rassmussen would disagree.

Beowoof December 17, 2010 at 10:19 pm

No it is only more evidence that they are woefully retarded.

StillGoinGreen December 17, 2010 at 2:34 pm

Happy Friday, we're FUCKED! Let's go have a beer.

jus_wonderin December 17, 2010 at 2:39 pm

I second that emotion.

StillGoinGreen December 17, 2010 at 3:09 pm

I feel as if I am in a Twilight Zonian world lately, Some of my best friends (the conservative leaning ones, that is) were once just money hungry little peons, with no real threat to myself or my lovely yunguns – but now, HOLY SHIT!!! I had to start carrying my weapon with me just to get in a round of golf. Their batshit rants are not even close to reality. The real problem comes when I corner them about what they REALLY believe and what they heard of FUX News – they get that 1000yd stare – and I pull out my pistola AND START SHOOTIN!!!

jus_wonderin December 17, 2010 at 3:24 pm

Well, if you are shootin' on the golf course I hope you get a hole in one. Get it??? Hole in one. LOL

StillGoinGreen December 17, 2010 at 3:28 pm

I don’t know whether to “LMFAO” or “OMG” that, so I’ll just continue to drink.

FNMA December 17, 2010 at 3:18 pm

I like beer.

StillGoinGreen December 17, 2010 at 3:21 pm

Does it make you a jolly good fellow?

FNMA December 17, 2010 at 3:40 pm

Enough of them and I can be bulletproof or invisible.

TanzbodenKoenig December 17, 2010 at 5:03 pm

I'll have what you're having

HELisforHEL December 20, 2010 at 12:35 pm

Good old quote, there.
Sometimes it makes me feel mellow (makes me feel melloooooow)…

genxr December 17, 2010 at 2:35 pm

An additional 87% of Fox viewers believe they will get that Camaro running again someday, and it will be bad ass.

SorosBot December 17, 2010 at 2:38 pm

Another 92% believe they're gonna get rich one of these days.

OneDollarJuana December 17, 2010 at 2:39 pm

And mullets are still in style.

jus_wonderin December 17, 2010 at 2:39 pm

And that they will again fit into the jeans they wore in High School.

genxr December 17, 2010 at 3:00 pm

Hell yeah, I gotta squeeze into my bad ass red jeans for the Def Leppard reunion concert!

CrunchyKnee December 17, 2010 at 2:42 pm

And that they look good with their shaved heads and goatees.

inapewetrust December 17, 2010 at 2:43 pm

and that they're juicy sex machines

PsycWench December 17, 2010 at 2:47 pm

and if they ignore the summons long enough, it will magically go away.

Troubledog December 17, 2010 at 2:49 pm

Coach woulda put me in fourth quarter, we would've been state champions. No doubt. No doubt in my mind.

BorderJumper! December 17, 2010 at 3:53 pm

"Back in 82, I used to be able to throw a pigskin a quarter mile."

SorosBot December 17, 2010 at 4:21 pm

In high school, I got four touchdowns; in one game! If I hadn't knocked up the redheaded beast I could've been something.

DoktorZoom December 17, 2010 at 3:25 pm

Oh, crap…you WOULD go and post this on the very day that I'm getting my 1973 Chevy 2-door (Vlad the Impala) back from the mechanic after 4 years of sitting in a storage yard.

I'm somewhat ambivalent that I turned down his kind offer to slap on the custom headers and 3-inch Flowmasters…because those would be so badass.

slowhansolo December 18, 2010 at 12:26 am

I hear ya. I immediately thought of my ride and felt shame.

Great car, by the way.

lumpenprole December 17, 2010 at 3:26 pm

And that the media keeps losing our wars. If they'd only let us win!

mourningnmerica December 18, 2010 at 9:28 pm

Best post of the day.

V572625694 December 17, 2010 at 2:35 pm

I'd still be glad to give Megyn Kelly a belly rub. She could even talk.

DoktorZoom December 17, 2010 at 3:28 pm

It's belly rub day at Wonkette!

PsycWench December 17, 2010 at 2:36 pm

The viewers also believe that whenever a Republican politician screws up, he or she magically turns into a Democrat.

BTW: to the list of stuff Fox viewers get wrong, please add "estimating resell value of mobile homes" and "number of times you're going to put that four-wheel-drive vehicile into four-wheel drive".

Crank_Tango December 17, 2010 at 2:42 pm

and ________wouldn't be a problem if everyone concealed-carrried. (carried concealed? had guns in our undies? whatever)

PsycWench December 17, 2010 at 2:46 pm

There's a new product that Fox could market: Gundies! The weapon that you pack in a whole way!
(Not sold in stores.)

Also: troll alert, all the most recent postings are at 0 thumbs up.

DoktorZoom December 17, 2010 at 3:30 pm

Trying to fudge our pee scores keeps them and their Hoverrounds off the streets, at least.

Trinket December 17, 2010 at 3:51 pm

Lurker trolls are so boring.

DustBowlBlues December 17, 2010 at 11:18 pm

Fuck anyone who fucks with my pees. Heaven knows, I work hard enough to get them. You think just anyone can fuck around on the wonket all day and avoid any meaningful work?

Beowoof December 17, 2010 at 10:23 pm

Oh yeah holster undies now you're packing heat with your meat.

freakishlywrong December 17, 2010 at 2:38 pm

Peeple don't get news from Fox "News". They get first class wingnut hackery delivered by bubbleheads and conspiracy theorists. Oh, and I'm also going to really blow your minds; Teahadists? They're just rightwing Republicans, nothing more. Jaw dropping, I know.

SexySmurf December 17, 2010 at 2:38 pm

79% of Fuck Snooze viewers also believe George Soros is hiding under their beds.

spinozasgod December 17, 2010 at 2:47 pm

he can't be, he is hiding under mine!

SorosBot December 17, 2010 at 2:50 pm

My master will continue with his nefarious plot to – donate some money to liberal causes. Mwa ha ha!

WABishop December 17, 2010 at 3:18 pm

He's peeking out of my wife's blouse!

SudsMcKenzie December 17, 2010 at 2:40 pm

Sure politically uniformed, but just ask them about Spanx(tm), Scooters, or the Race to the Chase and their all good.

inapewetrust December 17, 2010 at 2:41 pm

ignorance is strength!

slithytoves December 17, 2010 at 2:41 pm

All of their ignorances stem from their basic belief that Baby Jeemus created the world in 2065 bce and separated people of color to their respective land masses, not unlike a wash of color, which everyone knows must not be mixed with the whites.

And I have graded far too many papers today.

jqheywood December 17, 2010 at 3:15 pm

So I'm not the only one avoiding the pile o'papers awaiting stairs-tossing, er, I mean, "grading", by cavorting on our Wonkette….

slithytoves December 17, 2010 at 3:49 pm

Given the Wonkette demographics, I figure there has to be quite a bit of that going on. I foolishly promised the papers would be graded today so I know they're all checking online every five minutes for their grades. Twenty years of teaching and I myself still haven't learned.

Rarian Rakista December 17, 2010 at 7:51 pm

Lure some grad students with promise of free food to your domicile and chain them down in a grading dungeon, problem solved.

Beowoof December 17, 2010 at 10:38 pm

I have reached my grading tolerance today. So here I am playing, and if my students knew it would only confirm for the right wingers that I am their biggest fear a liberal college professor.

donner_froh December 17, 2010 at 2:42 pm

Asking Fox News viewers anything about science is like asking the DC feral cat population about the White House dog.

SayItWithWookies December 17, 2010 at 2:44 pm

Oh come on — FOX has to be right — otherwise The LORD wouldn't have blessed Glenn Beck's rally with that miraculous flock of geese, a sight never seen elsewhere in North America every fucking day.

memzilla December 17, 2010 at 2:45 pm

Brain cancer killed Lee Atwater, who worked alongside Faux Nooz head Roger "Willie Horton" Ailes for Reagan and Bush I. The surgeons removed the cancerous lump and Rupert Murdoch stuck some coax cable into it. Presto: The Faux Nooz Channel!

(pre 9/11 Fair.org article: "The Most Biased Name In News:" http://www.fair.org/index.php?page=1067 )

slowhansolo December 18, 2010 at 12:29 am

See, this is just the kind of connection-drawing that makes me… wait… Who? … Oh fuck, Martha, those SPICS are in the ALLEY again!

LocalGirlMakesGoo December 17, 2010 at 2:47 pm

Did Fox News recently air a segment about Chinese restaurants in the NYC area serving aborted foeti? Because that's all my Teatard aunt could talk about over Thanksgiving.

FNMA December 17, 2010 at 3:21 pm

Man, now I have a hankering for some Mu Shu Foeti.

LetUsBray December 17, 2010 at 9:12 pm

But if you really want to clear your sinuses, go with the Kung Pao Foeti.

EDIT: Hey, my p is tumescent again! This is a joyous day indeed.

WhatTheHeck December 17, 2010 at 2:47 pm

Fuck you wonket.
Me n my buddies here at the trailer park are the most informed people ever, since the creation of the universe 5,000 years ago. We have guns, gold coins an the Bible to protect us from the gays an illegals.

TanzbodenKoenig December 17, 2010 at 5:08 pm

What about food insurance? Haven't you been listening to Glenn!?!

WhatTheHeck December 17, 2010 at 6:37 pm

I'm afraid since Obama cut my unemployment benefits, I got no money for food insurance.

TanzbodenKoenig December 17, 2010 at 7:05 pm

Well now that they secured that tax break for the top 2% I'm sure you'll be back to work in no time!

Beowoof December 17, 2010 at 10:41 pm

Yeah you never know when some gay Mexicans are going to show up outside in your yard looking to get married and recruit your kids.

mavenmaven December 17, 2010 at 2:48 pm

Its the George Bush thing. If , for example, you can coax enough idiots to believe that prayer will cure their cancer, diabetes, and heart disease, then you can cut funding for education, universities, the NIH, AND get more of those same idiots to vote for you!

e_z December 18, 2010 at 1:37 am

You already have idiots thinking AA and a mysterious "higher Power" door knob will cure their drinking problems. Americans really do need to grow some rationality.

Monsieur_Grumpe December 17, 2010 at 2:48 pm

Murdoch must be so proud. He’s like the father of 100 million retards.

jim89048 December 17, 2010 at 3:06 pm

Leave Trig alone!

Monsieur_Grumpe December 17, 2010 at 3:08 pm

OK. He's like Sarah Palin's uterus on steroids. Better?

Crank_Tango December 17, 2010 at 3:45 pm

The only thing I wanna see Sarah Palin's uterus on is a bed of steamed rice, see goo-girl, above.

OneDollarJuana December 17, 2010 at 3:21 pm

Fox News math says more like 17 billion.

Rarian Rakista December 17, 2010 at 7:52 pm

Have to count all the bigots in hell I suppose. I'm sure Foxnews is the #1 news channel down there.

HistoriCat December 18, 2010 at 8:31 am

I'm sure Foxnews is the #1 news channel down there. their proudest achievement.

elpinche December 17, 2010 at 2:50 pm

Hundreds of thousands of TVs in the appliance department at Walmarts across the nation can't be wrong !

weejee December 17, 2010 at 2:51 pm

Is anyone in the least way, even in the faintest way, surprised? If so, there is a polar bear who has a great real estate deal on an iceberg who you should see.

'Twas earlier reported, that without a doubt,
The librulz are smarter, so give a big shout
They're atheists too and gives Jebus a pout
Now here's some newz about stockings so fair,
Libtards are more monogamous, so there, so there….

doxastic December 17, 2010 at 2:51 pm

Yes, but do they watch Fox News because they are idiots, or are they idiots because they watch Fox News?

Fare la Volpe December 17, 2010 at 2:52 pm

Yes.

weejee December 17, 2010 at 3:05 pm

So are you saying the teatards are caught on the horns of a double interrogative or the even hornier double pejorative?

Fare la Volpe December 17, 2010 at 3:13 pm

Well considering one of FOX's insightful headlines was "How often do you think about touching other people's private parts?" I'd say they're just horny.

Crank_Tango December 17, 2010 at 3:52 pm

often? very often? extremely often? 190% of me says yes.

Crank_Tango December 17, 2010 at 3:46 pm

I believe it's called a fatback loop.

PuckStopsHere December 17, 2010 at 4:16 pm

Fare: You have EARNED every one of your p-pts. And I salute you.

WABishop December 17, 2010 at 3:25 pm

Suffice it to say, Fox has no reason to break the cycle.

wondering where i am December 17, 2010 at 4:30 pm

And when the fart sitting along in front of the TEE VEE do they make a sound?

Graham Cracker December 17, 2010 at 6:06 pm

No, butt they sure stink 120%.

arihaya December 17, 2010 at 10:08 pm

this is the greatest enigma in the history of humanity since the Zeno's paradoxes

TimeCubist December 17, 2010 at 2:53 pm

Well, it is pretty chilly today.

pdiddycornchips December 17, 2010 at 2:57 pm

We is dumb. Yes, FoxNews viewers are the top performers in this race to the bottom but stupidity isn't strictly the domain of wingnuts. Keith and Rachel spent the first year of Hopey's term telling us how great our new overlord was even as he ran from every battle and abdicated the details of policy. Hopey was so smart, so wise, so beyond the rest of us, he operated on a completely different plane we were told. Even now, after all we've witnessed from this chickshit empty suit of a President, there are millions of us who won't or can't accept reality. They cling to their belief in his infallibility. Nothing can ever be his fault and if things don't go as planned, it's because some of us aren't cheering and clapping loud enough.

problemwithcaring December 17, 2010 at 4:58 pm

Right. Smart money knows that President Kucinich would have saved America by now.

Lascauxcaveman December 17, 2010 at 7:21 pm

Liar! President Nader!

Rarian Rakista December 17, 2010 at 7:54 pm

Actually Nader would of passed universal health care, probably by refusing to sign anything until they passed it. Obama could of done that, but than he would of not been elected class president again.

Sophist FCD December 17, 2010 at 9:51 pm

Ok, two questions:

1) Do you actually believe this to be true?

2) If so, can whatever you're on be smoked, or do I need to inject it directly into my eyeball?

Sassomatic December 18, 2010 at 11:40 am

One of the great things about this blog, besides all the buttsecks, is that people generally adhere to grammar, except in the case of typos caused by intoxication. We say fuck all we want and know the difference between "then" and "than." That's how we like it.
/bitchiness off

Respitetini December 17, 2010 at 6:46 pm

Really. What did we expect? Him to live up to the mandate he swept into office on?

And btw, Rachel's love affair with Hopey McSpineless only lasted until he caved on his first stimulus bill.

Gorillionaire December 17, 2010 at 9:46 pm

I don't think you have watched Maddow since about Feb of 2009.

Come here a minute December 17, 2010 at 2:57 pm

Not only are they the stupidest people on earth, they are 120% sure they are the smartest people on earth.

sportshort December 17, 2010 at 3:00 pm

Waking up from sleeping in my own dung, I shook my head, looked at this post and yawned. Then I turned on Fox News and saw that Jesus had declared war on liberals and sighed. Went back to sleep in my own dung. World safe at last.

prommie December 17, 2010 at 3:02 pm

This poll just proves that they're the MOST well-informed people on earth, because they haven't been infected with all that liberal propaganda that the liberal media, liberal academia, and liberal science calls "reality."

Beowoof December 17, 2010 at 10:47 pm

I believe Dick Cheney once said we create our own reality. Thus, Fox is the republican reality.

Oblios_Cap December 17, 2010 at 3:02 pm

That 120% also believes that they'll be mega-rich one day and shouldn't have to pay taxes. They believe this will occur without the need for them to learn, read, or think. They would pray for wealth, but are too afraid to kneel with all of the urbans and Muslins in this country, all of whom are just waiting for the Real Merican to kneel down so that they can shove their hot, meaty Gay Liberal Agenda down their god-fearing throats.

Damn! They're on to us.

genxr December 17, 2010 at 3:22 pm

Of course, they would get mega-rich a lot sooner if it wasn't for all those welfare moms.

BlueStateLibel December 17, 2010 at 4:27 pm

After close observation, I think a lot of them are pinning their hopes on their kids becoming rich sports and entertainment stars. No reading, writin' or thinkin' involved, just get that kid to throw a ball good or dress up tarty and sing.

GunTotingProgressive December 17, 2010 at 5:09 pm

Or drive a car what only turns left.

finallyhappy December 17, 2010 at 3:06 pm

I am prettu sure Fox viewers know all about Tarp- they have them in their yards to cover the extra cars up on blocks, the old appliances and on the porch for the ripped up sofas .

HELisforHEL December 20, 2010 at 12:48 pm

Really, the biggest blighty homes in my area are the ones with the republican/tea party bumperstickers all over their 8 crapped out propped-up-on-cinderblocks late model Amuricun cars.

el_donaldo December 17, 2010 at 3:08 pm

But the best part about the study is that the more Fox News respondents reported watching, the more they were misinformed. It's like watching Fox News is actually sucking what little knowledge they originally possessed right out of their heads.

jus_wonderin December 17, 2010 at 3:37 pm

Factually: when this condition presents there are not remaining family member to be caretakers, so they have to go on public services to survive.

Fare la Volpe December 17, 2010 at 3:10 pm

Hurray! All my pee points are back! But is this a Breitbart trick? Are they lulling me into a false sense of pee-curity before they drop a massive P-bomb on us all, mutating our PNA and turning this into one of the worst cases of Peenocide the world has ever known?

Only time will tell.

jus_wonderin December 17, 2010 at 3:39 pm

LOL. I like how you peeployed all the Pees.

Crank_Tango December 17, 2010 at 3:58 pm

u love gettin p'd on.

PuckStopsHere December 17, 2010 at 4:20 pm

If it does happen, you will have been quite peescient.

Lascauxcaveman December 17, 2010 at 6:28 pm

Peenocide? OMG, that sounds almost too filthy even for Wonkette!

Angry_Marmot December 17, 2010 at 10:09 pm

Somebody keeps peeing on my head and telling me it's rain.

Beowoof December 17, 2010 at 10:48 pm

Someone keeps peeing on my head and telling me it is trickle down economics.

Sophist FCD December 17, 2010 at 10:10 pm

Blasphemy!

VinnyThePooh December 17, 2010 at 3:11 pm

FuxNoyz. Volume dictates logic.

Thurman Munster IV December 17, 2010 at 3:13 pm

Look, there are only so many IQ points to go around, just like p scores. Someone has below 100.

EdFlintstone December 17, 2010 at 3:18 pm

Thank you Fox News for keeping us infromed.

DoktorZoom December 17, 2010 at 3:19 pm

Fox is launching a new broadcast in response: The Dunning-Kreuger News Hour.

ManchuCandidate December 17, 2010 at 3:25 pm

I thought that was Faux & Friends.

simplyblue7 December 17, 2010 at 3:21 pm

"which is why you can no longer even call a motherfucking plumber in this Nation of Idiots without having to politely tell him a hundred times to please shut the hell up about Barack Obama being an African Soviet or whatever."

Plumbers too? I thought it was just the idiots Sears would send to repair my washer/dryer.

Redhead December 17, 2010 at 3:23 pm

Wonkette Headline Most Obvious Writing on Earth

And Fox News viewers aren't dangerous because of the talking they do so much as all the breeding they do (since condoms are Satan's balloons).

genxr December 17, 2010 at 3:24 pm

The Dumbfuckening – WIN

Sounds like an M Night Shamalan movie. At the end, the dumbfuck realizes she isn't just a Fox News viewer, she's a paid pundit!

gurukalehuru December 17, 2010 at 3:25 pm

It's the Dunning-Kruger effect. If civilizition is to survive, we have to find some way around that.

lulzmonger December 18, 2010 at 1:17 pm

Rumors of a bizarre concept called "results-based meritocracy" have made the rounds, but it's just so much easier to pray for Daddy Sky-Cop to smite everyone you don't like.

jus_wonderin December 17, 2010 at 3:30 pm

Hey, don't dis mutant anal tumors.

Beowoof December 17, 2010 at 10:40 pm

Yes, didn't one keep Rush out of Viet Nam to ensure for us his presence talking to tards on the radio.

ttommyunger December 17, 2010 at 3:33 pm

You can't talk, educate or reason somebody out of being afraid of the dark, crowds, spiders, blacks, muslims, liberals, whatever. These people are scared shitless. They are hanging on to their shittly jobs, houses, spouses, toys and trinkets by their dirty fingernails. They go to church weekly to get their ears tickled and watch Fox for the same reason. They support each other and increase the echo-chamber effect of their beliefs. To disagree with them is to become an enemy to be feared and destroyed. Murdoch, Gingrich et. al. have discovered the fucking Motherlode and they will mine it to their dying day.

Jukesgrrl December 17, 2010 at 4:41 pm

Or our dying day, which will probably come sooner than it needs to, thanks to the craziness they generate.

SorosBot December 17, 2010 at 5:36 pm

It also may come sooner than it needs to from starvation or wild weather caused by one specific thing Fox misinforms its moronic viewers on.

ttommyunger December 17, 2010 at 8:36 pm

True enough.

jus_wonderin December 17, 2010 at 3:35 pm

Can I use that premise for a screenplay? I will cut you in on the deal. Especially on The Dumbfuckening II

Rarian Rakista December 17, 2010 at 7:57 pm

Is that the one where it starts off with a 400 lb red faced man draped solely in a sheet sized 'Stars and Stripes' fashioned like a toga screaming "America!" as he greedily eats the contents of an overflowing Walmart toilet?

doxastic December 17, 2010 at 4:01 pm

So, I just got done reading the findings, and by far my favorite factoid is that 39% of people who watch MSNBC every damn day are either birther or birth-curious.

SorosBot December 17, 2010 at 4:19 pm

They learned that drinking their Morning Joe.

OneDollarJuana December 17, 2010 at 4:11 pm

And why hasn't Fox News reported on the allegation that Glenn Beck raped and killed a 12-year-old girl in 1990?

Beowoof December 17, 2010 at 10:51 pm

So its true he sold his soul to the devil. Everything makes sense now.

Gainsbourg69 December 17, 2010 at 4:56 pm

It's this aggressive ignorance which has me thinking about becoming a republican. Nothing would make me happier than fucking all these angry cunts in the ass with their patriotism and free markets.

Steverino247 December 17, 2010 at 5:12 pm

You bastard! That's the title of my doctoral dissertation!

V572625694 December 17, 2010 at 5:33 pm

Really? You find doughy white guys with bad hair attractive?

LocalGirlMakesGoo December 17, 2010 at 5:52 pm

Swoon!

Sophist FCD December 17, 2010 at 8:48 pm

Hey, at least it puts her in a buyer's market. Let's hear it for alcohol and low standards–wooo!

MinAgain December 17, 2010 at 5:38 pm

Are they stupid, or just ignorant? Because you can fix ignorant.

Sassomatic December 17, 2010 at 6:03 pm

I think ignorant is not knowing things. Stupid is being told bullshit and not realizing it.

deanbooth December 17, 2010 at 5:53 pm

What's amazing (but not surprising) is Fox's misleading and juvenille response:

In a statement to the New York Times' Brian Stelter, Clemente disparaged the University of Maryland, where the study was done.

"The latest Princeton Review ranked the University of Maryland among the top schools for having ‘Students Who Study The Least’ and being the ‘Best Party School’ – given these fine academic distinctions, we’ll regard the study with the same level of veracity it was ‘researched’ with," Clemente said.

"For the record, the Princeton Review says the University of Maryland ranks among the 'Best Northeastern Colleges," Stelter notes. "It was No. 19 on the Review’s list of 'Best Party Schools.'"

Sassomatic December 17, 2010 at 5:59 pm

Knowing what the fuck is actually going on is elitist.

goodflagbetsy December 17, 2010 at 6:07 pm

after all of the "whew-ha … Obama is against the constitution. WE Knew iT !!" self-gradulatory celebratin', I tried to put it in perspective ( the ruling that obamacare is unconstitutional ) … the Speeding to the Rescue Metaphor: http://goodflagbetsy.wordpress.com/metaphor-under

snoopyfan2010 December 17, 2010 at 7:11 pm

Fox is news for people who don't want to face reality.

Beowoof December 17, 2010 at 10:59 pm

Fox successfully courts the ignorant and intolerant. Their viewers don't want to know the truth, they want their prejudices and beliefs reinforced. Fox does it for them several times a day. Thus, Fox is successful. Agressively seeking ignorance is one way to look at Fox viewers. Their audience is mostly old folks and those who live in states with failing education systems. They tend believe the stuff that comes out of the TV with no training to ever question what they are being told and to think critically. We are really fucked, because the first thing republicans do is cut education funding to ensure they have a continous supply of folks who don't know and don't want to know anything more than who is leading the NASCAR point totals.

Madam Killjoy December 17, 2010 at 11:01 pm

The Fox brainwashed aren't just wrong, they are loud wrong.
I labor for Law Enforcement. And my uniformed (mostly white male) coworkers are apparently the most oppressed group of people ever. "Fuck those hippies! And unions, um, except the PBA. And fuck government and taxes and socialism!" There is ONE guy on the job who tries ever so patiently to explain reality to these misguided souls (including the ones out on DI spending their days bitching on Facebook about welfare queens whilst also bragging about just having fixed his own roof). These are (for the most part) decent guys who would seriously help anyone in need. But that Obama and his taxes are socialism which is always evil because Hitler. It's mind boggling.
Um. Buttsecks? That's what y'all say when you're feeling depressed and all out of snark, right? Teh sexybutt stuff gets you the thumbs up, right?

slowhansolo December 18, 2010 at 12:33 am

That one got me good, thanks for that.

bflrtsplk December 18, 2010 at 3:44 am

Which came first, the idiot or Fox News?

cheaphits December 18, 2010 at 7:12 am

Rupert is living the dream – using Saudi money to get richer and very effectively pushing his apparent political beliefs.

That's some sad shit.

Fox is joined by talk radio, educational slippage, other MSM, the interwebz and a post 9/11 government that is increasingly intrusive…all this scares people and they want to be on what they see as the winning side.

Nobody likes a loser…and there are no losers on Wonkette.

HistoriCat December 18, 2010 at 8:46 am

"there are no losers on Wonkette."

Until the trolls show up.

cheaphits December 18, 2010 at 2:14 pm

Yeah, there is that.

2bad4nature December 18, 2010 at 10:39 am

Our University of Phoenix studies indicate that Fox News viewers are the MOST informed. So there you go, mister Harvard law degree poopy-pants. We're also more handsome and can kick your ass.

_MISS_T_ December 18, 2010 at 11:36 am

Maybe we can implement a program
to avoid any more of these Ken Layne/plumber clashes.
Advertisements must come with a little elephant or donkey or 'no labels!' discreetly in the corner so we can surround ourselves with only like minded sane types and the elephants can have their fun, whatever it is that those people do…talk about their arsenals and apocolypse seed canisters and so forth (yes I have no conservative friends)

transfatz December 19, 2010 at 1:20 am

"Advertisements must come with a little elephant or donkey"
Or just a little fish or not. Avoid the fish, it's turned.

lulzmonger December 18, 2010 at 1:30 pm

A lot of Foxtards don't simply lack knowledge – they HATE it. IQ points are no better than scabies to them. People smarter than them can (& do) rob them blind & find ways to get away with it … they both envy their cunning & despise their success.

Doesn't hurt the whole "dumbing-down" project when popular culture constantly says the borderline-sociopath alpha-jock is the pinnacle of humanity, while introverts & brainiacs never get laid & are lower than whaleshit in the social pecking order.

not that Dewey December 18, 2010 at 2:07 pm

Wrong again. But you "could of", comma splice.

FreedomFan December 18, 2010 at 2:49 pm

Big Journalism's Dana Loesh totally evicerates this study with facts.
http://bigjournalism.com/dloesch/2010/12/18/alter

This bogus study was done by World Public Opinion, an organization funded largely by left wing groups like George Soros' Tides Foundation.

Furthermore the questions are based upon fake "facts", like those routinely fabricated by the Left's puppet, Dan Rather.

If Fox was so bad, no one would watch it, and "progressives" would not be so desperate to censor it. That the left saw the necessity to make up lies, proves the point. Otherwise they would just expose the supposed untruths broadcast by Fox, but they can't.

_MISS_T_ December 19, 2010 at 4:37 am

Examples of the inaccuracies, please?
No, mouth breathers watch Fox to get their own wingnut ideas thrown back at them, so it makes them feel validated.
And, yes, in order to make idiots feel validated, Fox HAS to make shit up.
The questions I saw were all verifiably valid I.e. The stimulus did in fact create jobs – there's no way to wriggle free of that one but again fox viewers thought it COST jobs.
Sigh.

FreedomFan December 19, 2010 at 5:34 am

Did you even bother to read the link?

"There's no way to wriggle free of [the claim that the stimulus created jobs]"? Really? The stimulus was sold by those same wise economists like Christina Romer as the only way to keep unemployment from going over 8%. It's now nearly 10% and we've lost several millions of jobs, probably permanently, and Romer wisely bailed from Obama long ago.

The stimulus "stimulated" so much private job creation that employers are sitting on mounds of cash, afraid to spend it to expand or hire in Obama's rabidly anti-business climate.

The only jobs the "stimulus" created are in Washington D.C. and around the water coolers at the government employee union lounges.

The "stimulus" was such a success that no one in Washington dares to use the word any more.

Obama may as well have stolen our kids' futures and flushed them down the crapper.

How do y'all Obammunists wriggle out of that one? Ya blame Bush, of course!

But oh yes, you Obama voters are the intelligent ones, and the Fox viewers are the dummies. Fool.

transfatz December 19, 2010 at 10:20 am

A little melodramatic are we? Your rhetoric reminds me of Moscow Mollie's in the early 60s. So to be Fair And Balanced: here goes…

The repressive imperialist conspiracy will never defeat our beloved leader or deter the people in their courageous pursuit of their communist ideology!

There, balanced. How'd I do?

transfatz December 19, 2010 at 5:05 am

"If Fox was so bad, no one would watch it"

And No One does!

transfatz December 19, 2010 at 5:13 am

BTW, we wouldn't dream of censoring Fox. It's one of our primary sources of great, batshit crazy lead-ins.

benjo765 December 18, 2010 at 3:55 pm

As every sane person knows, Universities clearly have a liberal bias. As does Science, Government, every other nation, Empirical 'evidence' etc…

JackObin December 18, 2010 at 4:24 pm

It's not just Fox News. This entire "culture" is a steaming heap of stupid. I blame the Doritos.

transfatz December 19, 2010 at 4:58 am

Cheetos don't help much either.

effinayright December 18, 2010 at 9:53 pm

Lessee…..Fox News viewers are "misinformed" because they do not understand that all Obama policies and all liberal orthodoxy are……true and unquestionalble !!!

How conveeeeeenient!!!

For example, Fox News viewers don't believe in "climate change", which everyone knows is a weasly lib evasive term for man-made global WARMING. It's the latter that fox viewers don't believe in —- and judging from what's happened to Al Gore's hopes for cap-and-trade, that's now an argument the majority of Americans agree with. Or perhaps you didn't notice that Gore has cut his climate lobbyist staff, and that the cap-and trade exchange set up in Chicago has quiety folded its tents.

effinayright December 18, 2010 at 9:54 pm

Then there's the claim that the stimulus created or saved jobs, which the survey says is the "correct" answer. Well, how would they know, and how can anyone know something no one can MEASURE? Even the CBO didn't have the stones to put forth a testable methodology for their claims.

effinayright December 18, 2010 at 9:54 pm

And about Obamacare not adding to the deficit — hah!!! Where's the money for it going to come from? How can putting 30 million people into the health care system without vastly increasing taxes or premiums, or borrowing gobs of money to pay for their care, NOT add to the deficit? NAME ONE SUCH federal program that HASN'T added to the deficit, or is just plain broke and owing. Social Security? Medicare? Medicaid?

Finally, one of the oldest logical fallacies is to simply declare your intellectual opponents uninformed or worse. If you clowns could actually make arguments instead of hurling feces from your cubicles, you would not find yourselves raising tiny fists of impotent fury against conseratives. Instead you seek solace in self-serving "polls" consisting of very tiny self-selective samples.

In the months to come you will all be forced to watch as Obama and Progressivism begin their long circling of the bowl. I can foresee the females among you crying and keening and pulling out your armpit hair in fistfuls of despair. As for the men among you: there are no men.

transfatz December 19, 2010 at 2:49 am

"borrowing gobs of money to pay for"

War. 100% waste, fraud, corruption, murder. It costs us $1 million to kill four goatherds, two women and three children in a mud hut. And then we lose.

Defense spending. 98% waste, fraud, corruption. (I cost America's sorry ass a few million in the Reagan years. My "conservative" hammer was cheap at $5000). And it's gotten much, much worse since I worked it. "Deficits don't matter, Reagan proved that" -Dick Cheney. Progressives? How soon you forget.

Fox? You must be kidding.

As for intellectual opponents, we don't get any here. We just get incoherent shouting and insulting jerks like you. You don't bring the funny and that's the purpose of this blog. Did you know that? You trolls are all O/T, all of the time. What do you expect us to think of you?

_MISS_T_ December 19, 2010 at 4:40 am

*runs hand along chest and upper arms*

no hair here, mate. Imagine you've never gotten close enough to a real liberal woman to know what hair is where or not? Or indeed, any woman for that matter i presume.

HELisforHEL December 20, 2010 at 1:03 pm

Yes, Miss T, I concur. This sounds like the typical rant of a classic dumbass turd who wouldn't know what to do with a woman they're not paying for services from. And even then I am certain the sex worker has to try not to roll her eyes as she walks him through the process.
"…There are no men" AH HA HA HA Seriously, effinidiotwrong, how old are you? 8? What a pathetic, childish "retort". My gawd, you certainly help prove the (obvious) point of this Wonkette dispatch.

transfatz December 19, 2010 at 1:21 am

Full
Of
Xhit.

Veritas78 December 19, 2010 at 1:46 am

STOP PICKING ON TRIG!!!

zwallyzool August 9, 2011 at 8:36 am

All i have to say is I'm so fucking tired of all this Democrat vs Republican bullshit that's going on in this country. I hate the Republicans as much as any liberal, but I hate Democrats just as much. The shear reason is that no one in gov't that represents us actually represents us or cares. The Democrats have effed us just as much as the Republicans. while it all dates back to Nixon taking us off the gold standard it probably goes further back to FDR miss handling the quick and shoddily thought out Social Security system which was out of date by about 1950. Our banking/finical system, industrial system and political system is a sad joke. For years the gov't and politicians and Corporate America have raped and squeezed this country dry. The Gov't has totally forgotten about the little guy. Small business, mom and pop, the farmer. the independent inventor, and the factory worker. You can thank Clinton for passing the NAFTA bill. you can thank Bush senior for no new taxes, you can thank Reagan for trickle economics, Greenspan for being wrong with structuring and predicting the economy, you can the W for all his wonderful idiocy too much to list here, and Obama for the bailout though I agree it wasn't his bailout it was Bush's bailout. I'm pissed that Obama hasn't asserted himself more with the gov't Congress is a bloated ineffective joke of itself. they have too much power and do little to show for the huge amount of money we sink into them. They get benefits packages for "retirement" which basically means they do they're term they're pretty much set for life. They get insane kick backs and gifts from Lobbyists. WTF? The two party system doesn't work, The Tea Party is nothing short or republican lite and no one seems to care. Fox News and most major news media outlets don't give a shit about you all they care about is milking as much money out of you and you know what they'll tell you when you bitch? It's only TV. *sigh* how i long for the days of Walter Cronkite. It's just sad how news corporations are owned and operated. BTW did anyone stop to notice that all polls taken on the news almost never add up to 100% what kind of math is that? Oh well sorry for ranting this kind of stuff just makes me so mad, but I feel just so utterly powerless to do anything about it, because it seems like people just don't care enough to do anything about it.

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