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Fox Nation Seems To Be Implying Obama Has Been President Since 2000

god, did obama do the 2008 housing market collapse, too?Jesus, does anything ever go right in this turd country anymore? Poverty lines the streets of America knee-deep with roasted turd chips everywhere you turn. Totally, totally, *head shake*, Fox Nation is with y’all there. They just read this terrible study they will post about, because the study says it found that “child poverty increased in 38 states from 2000 to 2009. As a result, 14.7 million children, 20%, were poor in 2009. That represents a 2.5 million increase from 2000, when 17% of the nation’s youth lived in low-income homes” blah blah that is so terrible, is anyone at all paying attention to this societal depravity, like Fox Nation? See how bad things got from 2000 to 2009? That was a pretty tragic decade. Yeah, what the hell, Obama?

Oh fine, the Fox Nation editors accidentally remembered that 9/11 was in 2001, NEVER FORGET, before Obama took office in 2009, and the headline now reads a very boring, “Study: 1 in 5 American Children Living in Poverty.”

Maybe their own story summary under the headline was the first clue?

And here is something from the study on child poverty, to make you cry yourself to sleep:

In the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s first examination of the impact of the recession on the nation’s children, the researchers concluded that low-income children likely will suffer academically, economically and socially long after their parents have recovered.

“People who grew up in a financially secure situation find it easier to succeed in life; they are more likely to graduate from high school, more likely to graduate from college, and these are things that will lead to greater success in life,” said Stephen Brown, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. “What we are looking at is a cohort of kids, who, as they become adults, may be less able to contribute to the growth of the economy. It could go on for multiple generations.”

How weird is it that Fox News can only be shamed into writing an actual journalistic headline when they realize they may have accidentally made fun of George W. Bush? [Media Matters]

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181 comments

    1. tihond

      WHY DID OBAMA GETS US INTO WAR IN IRAQ?
      INTERNET STOCKS TANK UNDER OBAMA!
      POSTAL EMPLOYEES DRIVEN TO SHOOTY MADNESS BY OBAMA
      EARTHQUAKE HITS SAN FRANCISCO DURING WORLD SERIES… WERE OBAMA (AND THE GAYS) TO BLAME?

      1. Biel_ze_Bubba

        And after reality can no longer be denied:

        OBAMA TAX CUTS DESTROY ECONOMY
        GLOBAL TEMPS, SEA LEVELS, SURGE UNDER OBAMA
        OUR CHILDREN ISN'T LEARNING UNDER OBAMA

      2. tessiee

        "POSTAL EMPLOYEES DRIVEN TO SHOOTY MADNESS BY OBAMA"

        Well, to be strictly fair, that's also been true of the last five or six presidents.

    2. glamourdammerung

      Fox is probably trying to forget Osama bin Laden existed since that outcry of how awful Obama was for ordering the hit kind of resonated poorly with the mentally stable.

    1. Sharkey

      Hacker's remorse maybe. I've been there, but it was a long long time ago in galaxy far far, no wait it was this galaxy. And it was only a couple a decades ago.

  1. Mort_Sinclair

    You know, if I had any balls, I'd seal off the Fox Nation Headquarters building–wherever that is–and pump some cyanide into the vents and let nature take its course. But I don't. Damn.

    1. finallyhappy

      Actaully just sealing off the vents would cause a lot of problems w/o any actual added poison.

    2. Callyson

      Do you have computer hacking skills, or know someone who does? Freezing their assets ought to do the trick…

  2. comrad_darkness

    Amazing, ain't it, how successful cutting taxes on the rich and butchering financial regulation made the great U.S. of A? Ain't it??

    1. Tundra Grifter

      Yeh – Mr. Obama's $700B stimulus package was about 40% tax CUTS. Yet the right wing nutz continue to rant and rave it didn't work.

      December 2010: Bush tax cuts for the uber-wealthy extended. Yet the right wing nutz continue to rant and rave they didn't work.

      Yet the T-Baggers want more tax cuts.

      Whiskey Tango Foxtwat?

      1. tessiee

        "December 2010: Bush tax cuts for the uber-wealthy extended. Yet the right wing nutz continue to rant and rave they didn't work."

        They only worked when Bush did them, not when that *other* guy (if you know who I mean) did them.

    2. dyedwool

      If you're lucky, Fox News will aggregate their news (steal blindly and lazily from our very own Wonkette, even, without even knowing it, the dumb fucks)…then pick up your post verbatim…use it as their very own news lede…and then you can SUE 'em for plagiarism! Or just mock them for being dumb fucks! USA! USA!

  3. Mumbletypeg

    *sigh.* THere was a time when schaden freude'ing itself was fun to watch.

    "Is our Fox Nooz windbags learning?"

    They're probably going to ask you to repeat the question.

    1. YouBetcha

      What harm? In about [looks at watch] three hours from now, I will receive the following email from my Aunt Deb: "FW: FW: FW: FW: FW: FW: FW: ALERT!!!1! HUSSEIN OBAMA IS BRINGING ARE NATION TO IT'S KNEES! POVERTY AT ALL TIME HIGH! IMPEECH!"

        1. YouBetcha

          Wait, spam filter? I was just hitting "Reply All" and sharing some of my prime gay porn with the other recipients.

  4. gvvt

    and somebody once said community organizers never actually do anything… That Obama guy is sneaky.

  5. YouBetcha

    Damn right that uppity negro is responsible. This is what happens when you vote for the coloreds. Also, too. Hey, anyone know of an anchor openings at Fox News? I have a bottle of bleach and a new pushup bra, so I think this pretty much makes me qualified.

    1. Beowoof

      From reading your post it appears you can write in English. That would mean you are way over qualified for Fox.

        1. lulzmonger

          Save your noggin: just type with boxing-gloves on, & let the in-house FOX 5000 Editorial-Bot do the rest.

    2. BlueStateLibel

      If you have a screechy voice that makes people want to stab their own ears, you've probably got a good shot.

    3. comrad_darkness

      Do you know that percentages typically add to 100?

      Disqualified.

      (more or less, rounding depending, yeah yeah, pedantic too)

    4. Lionel[redacted]Esq

      I would be more than happy to take you through the Loofah/Falafel training that you will need to work for Bill O'Reilly.

    5. tessiee

      "Damn right that uppity negro is responsible. This is what happens when you vote for the coloreds."

      Of course that's true.
      But the larger point, and one that fox made every day for eight years, is that Bush can do no wrong, and that nobody named Bush, or in the same wealth percentile as Bush, is ever responsible for their actions.

    1. Gleem_McShineys

      They give a flying fuck about Concern Trolling, which is almost the same thing, right?

  6. Radiotherapy®

    Wait, what poverty? All these ingrates have TV's, microwaves, cell phones, fast food and Air Jordans.

    1. starfanglednut

      I know! It never ceases to amaze me. They'll vote for someone whose intention is to completely fuck them over just cause they have nice tits or a pickup truck or whatever and can shout inane talking points convincingly.

    2. ndisang67

      that is why simplistic messages like, government is the problem…resonates with them….can't reason beyond a big Mac..

  7. Beowoof

    And a historian earlier was trying to morph Obama and Bush into the same guy. These folks would love to tag a democrat with all of the shit Bush pulled and they plan to pull when they lie their way back to power.
    The level of lying at Fox News is stunning, I mean it ranks up with the classic, Bush didn't do it, Obama did. So there na na na na. Insert Journey lyrics here.

    1. tessiee

      "Insert Journey lyrics here."

      He's just a rich kid Bush
      Dumber than a rhino's tush.
      He took the midnight train goin' anywhere.

  8. Blendergoathead

    I actually have nothing to say about this, except bless their little, stupid, shriveled racist teatarded hearts.

    1. Biel_ze_Bubba

      So close! I was just about to say, bust their little, stupid, shriveled racist teatarded heads.

  9. BlueStateLibel

    The real shame is how Obama got that Vietnam War deferment– too busy with that fancy elementary school education of his.

    1. Beowoof

      My understanding is he was in Southeast Asia, learning to be a Muslim, Kenyan, communist spy and plotted to get a elected.

    1. tessiee

      "To feel shame, one must possess a conscience."

      And, and!
      A certain level of sentient brain function?

    1. V572 T-Blow

      Fun to look at the Wiki on 2nd Amendment history. Gun nuts have turned it into a screed in favor of more guns, all the time, all through history. Gun ownership springs from your right to continue existing, in case you didn't know.

  10. Nopantsmcgee

    “What we are looking at is a cohort of kids, who, as they become adults, may be less able to contribute to the growth of the economy. It could go on for multiple generations.”

    Female Reporter: It started off boring and slow with Not Sure trying to bullshit everyone with a bunch of smart talk: 'Blah blah blah. You gotta believe me!' That part of the trial sucked! But then the Chief J. just went off. He said, 'Man, whatever! The guy's guilty as shit! We all know that.' And he sentenced his ass to one night of rehabilitation.

    1. Lionel[redacted]Esq

      Some say that Obama was responsible for the overthrow of the Czar, and the spread of syphilis into Europe.

    2. Negropolis

      You know, they say Mrs. O'Leary's cow caused the Great Chicago Fire, but now I'm not so sure…

      I also saw Obama dancing with Sarah Good and the devil in the pale moonlight. also.

  11. GuanoFaucet

    You know what else soared under Obama? Blatant fucking racism and casual dumbfuckery, that's what. Fox News and its viewers are the major culprits behind this rise.

  12. Lionel[redacted]Esq

    I understand that Obama is responsible for my honey being on the rag this week, also.

    1. PristinePantalones

      I'm tellin' ya. I'm still trying to figure out why the cognitive dissonance doesn't make their collective head go boom.

    2. tessiee

      Because once you give away our hard earned money that we worked for to Those People (if you know who I mean), They run right out and spend it on jazz, reefers, and molesting white women.

  13. Lionel[redacted]Esq

    Put aside the normal propaganda of FOX News. Isn't it always interesting that the states that are most effected by, say, child poverty, malnutrition, low test scores, etc. etc. etc. all tend to be Southern, Republican Control, and put lowering taxes ahead of government actions.

    Must be all the damn Mexicans.

    1. mumbly_joe

      It's clearly all endogenous geographic factors, and it's just A MASSIVE COINCIDENCE that they happen to be the states where conservative policy positions have had a monopoly for decades.

      Also, the link between lax gun laws and murder rates is totally because all the murders mean everyone needs to have a gun. There's no way that causation works the other way- all the murders are just because people just happen to be particularly ornery, in those particular states.

    2. Biel_ze_Bubba

      "Must be all the damn Mexicans. "

      That would be mildly funny, if it wasn't EXACTLY the excuse they actually use.

  14. Lionel[redacted]Esq

    I am waiting for the FOX news report on how Obama lost us Vietnam, and how his taking us off the gold standard led to the current economic state we are in.

    1. BlueStateLibel

      Obama also personally advised General Custer that taking on 1,800 really pissed of American Indians with his 600 calvary men was an "excellent idea."

      1. Lionel[redacted]Esq

        And who lost us China?

        Or gave the A-Bomb to the Russkies?

        Hell, I understand he was responsible for Cubans and Nicaraguans invading Colorado in the 80s.

        1. flamingpdog

          I sure wish the Cubans and the Nicaraguans had taken the Texans along with them when they were finally driven out of Colorado.

    1. Kat_man

      Ha ha, my partner just mentioned that her lisp is what bothers him. It's not actually a lisp, more like she has braces or a 'device'. Wev, doesn't bother me at all.

    2. Negropolis

      It's funny, because I didn't notice her lisp until very recently, for some reason. It's endearing, for sure.

  15. JoshuaNorton

    Fox Nation Seems To Be Implying Obama Has Been President Since 2000

    No. But sometimes it feels like it's been that long.

  16. SmutBoffin

    In FoxNews Land, effects precede causes! Everything is backwards! Like, the Bible is really a story about how Jesus, when confronted by people who want love and peace, restores the rule of bloodthirsty Bronze and Iron Age monarchs who slaughter each other relentlessly.

  17. Steverino247

    And yet I get e-mails calling Obama arrogant for using "I" in his speech to the nation about the death of Osama bin Laden…

  18. Negropolis

    Other Fox headlines and ledes:

    "Obama Determined to Attack in United States"
    "Oval Office To Be Reconstructed As Gay Triangle Office"
    "Out-of-State Black Man Draws Stares on Martha's Vineyard"
    "Indo-Kenyan Usurper Fronts Money to Somali (government) Pirates"

  19. mavenmaven

    They just figure their followers are so stupid that they'll parrot any talking point, even if entirely false.

  20. Slim_Pickins

    Everyone knows that FDR's election in 1932 caused the 1929 stock market crash, how is this any different?

  21. BarackMyWorld

    I'd never occurred to me in a million years Rush would say something dishonest just to make Obama look bad.

  22. Negropolis

    You know, I'd much rather be an impoverished child than a morally bankrupt Fox employee, but that's just me.

  23. widget2011

    And I thought Rupert Murdock and his silver-spoon son were lying sacks of shit, …..oh wait , thats right. There is a pathological reason (condition) for this, they just can't help it, and probably even believe what they are saying at this point

  24. genxr

    What's that? You say Obama wasn't President then? Bush was? Okay, fine. They can share the blame. That's fair and balanced[tm].

  25. ndisang67

    Remember some fellow in the midwest during a McCain townhall who said he was afraid to bring up his to-be-born child in an Obama-America?.
    you see, now his child is poor due to the reparitions Obama has been paying to the black kids…

  26. Zombie_Reagan

    After reading this (misleading) headline, you really have to wonder about the collective intelligence of the Faux News staff.

    By posting statistics like this, Faux is once again demonstrating the absolute and utter shit-show of the Bush 44 presidency, while implying that (somehow) Obama is responsible for the dramatic increase in child poverty from 2000-2009.

  27. NadePaulKuciGravMcKi

    FOX FNC has a real big problem with their GOP candidate polls too
    they keep getting landslides for Dr Ron and people take screenshots

  28. peaceshelly

    arugula eating bastard…while he has been president for the last 12 years this country has gone to shit. Hell, even Rudy Guilliani said it best, 'there was never a terrorist attack under the Bush administration".
    Fucktards.
    Liberal socialists with their arugula eating agendas. And his wife hates fat people too.

  29. BZ1

    Limpbaugh claims damn food stamps ineffective while the "real" report says food stamps, unemployment insurance and foreclosure meditation have acted like a dam against poverty.

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