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Faux News and the War on Christmas

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Sure, there are a lot of real issues related to this news item, from Crooks and Liars and Newshounds, about an ‘interview’ conducted by John Gibson from Fox, like:

  • Why would a reputable news agency let a news personality conduct an interview on a subject he had written about?
  • Why would a reputable news agency even cover this story with the intensity that Faux has?
  • Is it appropriate to flash the news personality’s book cover on screen twice during an interview that is FAIR AND BALANCED?
  • But all of that pales in importance, when compared to the joy of watching John Gibson implode on air. Merry Christmas, John!

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    Don Pogreba

    Don Pogreba is a eighteen-year teacher of English, former debate coach, and loyal, if often sad, fan of the San Diego Padres and Portland Timbers. He spends far too many hours of his life working at school and on his small business, Big Sky Debate.

    His work has appeared in Politico and Rewire.

    In the past few years, travel has become a priority, whether it’s a road trip to some little town in Montana or a museum of culture in Ísafjörður, Iceland.

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