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  • Barb

    I can't believe people are comparing Rupert Murdoch to Satan.
    I mean he's evil, but he's not as bad as Rupert Murdoch.

    • ShaveTheWhales

      Glad to see you're fully back on board.

    • Biel_ze_Bubba

      Yeah, that does sting a bit. I'm looking forward to getting to know him, soon.

    • Fare la Volpe

      "An apology for the Devil – it must be remembered that we have only heard one side of the case. God has written all of the books."

      – Sam Butler.

  • CapnFatback

    Oh, those bombastic folks at Fox News!

    • http://dismalpseudoscientist.wordpress.com Deportably_Jose

      I dunno, I think the whole thing's a bust.

  • user-of-owls

    "Exploding" Mosques are this generation's Surveyor Marks.

    • CapnFatback

      Wasn't Sir Veyor the sixth and least-known of the Marx brothers? If I recall correctly, his schtick was to blow a dog whistle wherever he went, and when the cops arrived to see who was causing the ruckus, he would point the finger at Chico.

      • http://krisbunda.com/blog/index.php Designer_Rants

        Brilliant.

  • CapnFatback

    Not to mention that it's just poor grammar. It's not a matter of substituting a similar term loaded with innuendo and still getting the headline to make sense. I mean, who wants to read "Newt Gingrich Prematurely Ejaculates Presidential Race"? Or "Bristol Palin Pregnant with New TV Show?" Or "Rick Santorum Surging . ."

    . . . well, bless my ever-copyediting heart.

  • http://dismalpseudoscientist.wordpress.com Deportably_Jose

    Not just racism, but grammatically awkward racism. That way, you know they tried extra hard to shoehorn it in.

  • BarackMyWorld

    I hear they might even try to put a mosque at ground zero!

    • Biel_ze_Bubba

      Since there was a mosque inside the fucking WTC, you'd think that would not be a problem. For rational people.

  • DoktorThompson

    I see from that screengrab that there are 180 comments on that article. Want to play the Fox News comment drinking game? Shoot yourself every time you read a comment on Fox News.

  • JudasPeckerwood

    I predict that this will blow up in Fox News's face.

  • CapnFatback

    OOH! I have a headline for them! Let's see if you can spot where I play the "sly Fox":

    "MC Hammer Changes Channel from CNN to Take a Propa Ganda at Fox News."

    Can't touch that.

  • http://dismalpseudoscientist.wordpress.com Deportably_Jose

    Sure, but what Fox News will never tell you is that white mainline Protestants in Ohio have shot up five times in the same period.

    (too soon?)

    • redarmyzombie

      *groan*

  • Nostrildamus

    Fox News is a growth.

  • gullywompr

    It's un-BEAR-able.

  • ElPinche

    Here's my rebuttal headline:
    "FOXNEWS CAUSES GENOCIDE, KILLS CHRISTIAN ZYGOTES"

    …because 500,000 wingnuts wacked off to the mosque exploding headline today.

  • flamingpdog

    Jeebus W. Christ, I can't believe I actually went to Fox Nation, but the story was so short, I clicked on the first linkie I saw, read it, and realized I don't need to bother with The Onion any moar.

  • horsedreamer_1

    Somebody tell the Teatards that the Mesquite barbecue chips they eat by the feedbag is both Messican (by origin) & Muslin (by name). Mezquita, in Spanish, means (of the) mosque.

    • littlebigdaddy

      Thanks, horsey. That's why I am on the Wonkette, to learn esoteric facts.

  • flamingpdog

    How can 74 percent growth be "an explosion" anyway? It's nowhere near 179 percent!

    • Crank_Tango

      too soon!

  • Callyson

    FOX News stupidity explodes 79%

  • Crank_Tango

    Tomorrow's Fox News Headline: Gay Black Muslim Liberals Want to Rape You and Take Your Money.

    • Biel_ze_Bubba

      Rape and Robbery by Gay Black Muslim Liberals explodes 100%!!!!!!
      (Two incidents, vs. the one back in 1989.)

      • Crank_Tango

        too soon!

      • Abernathy

        That was Glenn Beck.

    • Loaded_Pants

      You mean they haven't used that one yet?

  • arihaya

    the "trending button" for Fox Nation site is named "Fire It Up"

    oh boys, I guess Fox-tards are really pyromaniacs

    • Biel_ze_Bubba

      Is it shaped like a cross?

  • http://wonkette.com smokefilledroommate

    And then everyone in the trailer park had a party to celebrate "the destruction of all them mosks".

  • e_z

    I like that the reading folks at Fox nation have rated their story as "Scary" and they don't mean Count Floyd scary either.

    • mausgeo

      Hey come on…look at the budget I'm working with…how scary can it be?

  • ttommyunger

    Mooslims, yeah. That's the ticket! Pay no attention to Rupert's smarmy kid stepping down in fear of further legal action, disregard the growing scandal swirling in the Fetid Fox Family Tree, nothing to see here but fear, fear, FEAR!

  • chascates

    Sharia for some, falafel for others!

    • LesBontemps

      Well, if someting's gotta be crammed down my throat, I'll take the falafel.

      • Abernathy

        You can gave the falafel: Santorum's busy with the microphones and the law enforcement officials in Arizona are covering the undocumented members.

    • bagofmice

      But what about the schwarma?

      • horsedreamer_1

        Spit-take.

  • Beowoof

    Another explosion of inaccuracy at Fox News.

  • http://www.storycorner.us/ JustPixelz

    Any time they can get "mosque" and "explode" in the same headline, Fox counts it as a win. Some of their other favorites include:

    "Gas Prices Skyrocket: Almost to Bush levels"
    "Illegal Immigrants too Busy Voting to Self-Deport"
    "Obama Apologizes to Al Queda" (this one is still in the bull pen)

  • Wadisay

    At least they did not go on to say that Obama had failed to denounce this development. Part of their lurch to the center, I guess.

  • http://wonkette.com/ weej_bain

    اللعنة عليك فوكس نيوز

    • Biff

      Too soon!

      • http://wonkette.com/ weej_bain

        Mmmm, better to give the Murdochspo a namaste and a smiley ☠?

  • mrpuma2u

    ECKSPLOSHUNS?!?!?!? I told ya them muslins weren't not up to no good, they's a buildin' BOMBZ to take our freedomz!!!!!!!

  • hagajim

    Faux News, unfair, unbalanced and frankly, just fucking wrong!

  • Oblios_Cap

    Too bad Breibart couldn't have stuck round to see that. He would have loved it.

  • Redhead

    I'm surprised they didn't change the number, either. Their interns don't seem to be very good at math.

  • Lionel[redacted]Esq

    I thought correct FOX usage was a "Homicide Explosion of Mosques."

  • MinAgain

    Fox is blowing this all out of proportion. Which makes sense, considering how much Fox sucks on a day to day basis.

  • http://wonkette.com/ slowhansolo

    Man, what did 74 Percent ever do to U.S. Mosque Count?

  • Abernathy

    Explodes 74% of what?!? Enquiring minds want to know.

  • http://sciencekick.blogspot.com valthemus

    Some day I'll find out exactly what planet the "journalists" at Fox are looking at.

  • MiniMencken

    Hmmm. The USA population increased by just a little less than 10% in the past decade. The number of active mosques increased by 74%. The correct Fox hed should have been: "Mosque Growth Outstrips US Population Growth By 740%!!!!!!" There, fixed.