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Muppets and the Fox Terrorist Mentality

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Published on Dec 13, 2011

EDIT: Woohoo! 37K hits? Thanks, folks! What are the odds we can make it to 50K?


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After Fox News anchor Eric Bolling went after the Muppets for supposedly trying to brainwash kids with anti-capitalist messages, he tried to defend himself against the onslaught of media criticism. The truth, though, is that his segment was a perfect example of Fox News "debate" tactics.

The hosts jumped from on subject to another, apparently weaving together a conspiracy when they were just lacking a focused argument. Their assertion that the villain in The Muppets was an attack on capitalism also fell flat because it relied on a one-dimensional analysis and a truly awful grasp of a little literary technique called "characterization."

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