Liberals get so perturbed by Fox when they hear lies, half-truths, and distortions. This past weekend, when Rudy Giuliani tossed off his one-liner about the United States experiencing zero terrorist attacks on Dubya's watch, those words aggravated, upset, and riled up (can I say "pissed off"?) the Democrats to an extreme level because there is just no way that day could have slipped his mind. So why did he say what he said?
The Democrats are getting unnecessarily discombobulated because they just don't get it. What is happening is similar to the (very) old comedy routines that were filmed by Alan Funt who would use his "Candid Camera" to record the "hilarity ensued" aspect spawned by his adolescent boy stunts. One of his most famous segments involved the rigging of a U. S. Post Office mail box so that it seemed to talk to some of the people dropping letters into it.
Sooner or later the Democrats will (eventually) realize that Fox News is just (IMHO) just some good ole boys pulling their chain with a comedy series that portrays the antics of a bunch of patriotic hillbillies who are completely convinced that members of the Bush family can do no wrong. Did anyone ever accuse Mary Tyler Moor of telling on-air fibs because of something she said during her fictionalized TV show about television journalism?
Do you still "not get it"? Fox News is kinda like a cross between the Dukes of Hazard and George Carlin's classic comedy routines that skewered radio. Shouldn't the Fox News motto be one word: "Gardyloo!"?
On Fox News, no matter what happens, the Pres has to come off smelling like roses if he's a Republican and, conversely, worthy of immediate impeachment if he's a Democrat. The Fox reaction is totally dependent on the political affiliation of the current President. Once the liberals catch on to the running joke premise of this long running comedy series, they will be able to relax, enjoy it, and "play along at home."
The challenge facing the good ole boys at Fox News can best be understood via the old story about the Irish cop investigating a traffic accident.
Officer O'Brien is called to the scene of a TC (traffic collision). When he arrives, he sees two cars crunched together, at a traffic light. The rear of one is tangled with the front of the second vehicle which is being driven by the monsignor at Officer O'Brien's church, Father O'Malley. The cop runs up to the priest's window and says: "Father, how fast was he goin' when he backed into you?"
The cop knows that the good Irish priest can not be at fault, (thinking that it could be is like believing that if someone flaps his arms fast enough, he can fly) but there has to be an explanation for what happened. It is immediately evident to the Irish cop what happened and then all he needs to know is the speed of the jaunty sports car which (obviously) just backed into the front end of Father O'Malley's Chevrolet Sedan.
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