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Members of The Tea Party are Boycotting Fox News Because It Is Too Liberal

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The Tea Party is Boycotting Fox News Because It Is Too Liberal

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The paranoia that Fox News created is turning against them, as tea party activists are boycotting the network for being too far left.

A group of tea party activists who are upset over Fox News for in their view not investigating Benghazi enough, and supporting immigration reform are boycotting the network.

This is the group’s second boycott, and they are claiming that they are taking down Fox News as punishment for becoming a leftist outlet, “Firstly, the ratings numbers. Despite the much shorter lead/advertising time, at first I was quite disappointed to see what seemed to be only an 8% drop in the ratings on Thursday, the 1st night. A number that slight is difficult to average out because ratings fluctuate within the the margin of error, but 8% seems about right. Then looking over the numbers, we see that FOX is continually lower now than it had been before the first boycott. What has and is happening seems clear; of the 22% that walked away during the 1st boycott, it seems 10% – 12% never went back. That means the current 2nd boycott thus far is doing almost as well as the 1st one, except that the balance of the numbers past the 8% never stopped boycotting – they just went. Curiouser and Curiouser. We’ll see how the weekend shapes up; the numbers should be out by Monday or Tuesday at the latest.”

To show you how far off the ledge these folks have fallen, they had this to say about Bill O’Reilly’s ratings, “In related developments, media is now starting to laud O’Reilly’s ratings, even though they are half of what they were two years ago. IMO this is due entirely to their displaying approval of FOX now that it has gone left, essentially abandoning FOX’s core audience that made then wealthy, an act of unconscionable, cold-blooded betrayal.”

The group’s objective is to, “To restore the same scrutiny to the Office of the President by the media that was enjoyed by presidents past like Richard Nixon, and presumably with the same results.”

The tea partiers want Fox News to go far right, and they believe that this will lead to the impeachment of President Obama. (In their view, Obama should be impeached for Benghazi.)

Ironically, many of the activists who are outraged about Benghazi probably got their information from Fox News. Fox created this paranoid audience, so it is no surprise that like Frankenstein’s monster they have turned on their creator. There are many, many reasons why Fox News is on a downhill slide of decline, but going too far to the left isn’t one of them.

What this boycott is really about is that Fox News demonized the black president and Hispanics for years, so a segment of their audience is in full blown rebellion because Fox execs suggested that might be a good idea to tone down the immigrant hate by a couple of notches.

The tea partiers view this as a move to the left, when it reality it was a slight hat tip to demographics and reality.

The juiciest turn of the worm is that the very hate Fox News nurtured and grew, is now trying to destroy it.

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If they enforced bank regulations like they do park rules, we wouldn't be in this mess

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brookiecookie87
by Platinum Member on Mar. 24, 2013 at 12:38 AM
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I actually had to double and triple check that I was not reading a Onion piece.

Thomigirl
by Gold Member on Mar. 24, 2013 at 12:56 AM
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Bwahahahaaa...that was my first thought...

Quoting brookiecookie87:

I actually had to double and triple check that I was not reading a Onion piece.



Donna6503
by Gold Member on Mar. 24, 2013 at 8:40 AM
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What is scary, those people on the right that are boycotting Fox News, will just start burying their heads in the sand. Which on turn, will make em better informed than they were when watching Fox. Bigotry is easier to spot with uniformed people.
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UpSheRises
by Platinum Member on Mar. 24, 2013 at 8:52 AM
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I don't understand the obsession with Benghazi.

NWP
by guerrilla girl on Mar. 24, 2013 at 8:54 AM

LOL

Sekirei
by Nari Trickster on Mar. 24, 2013 at 8:55 AM

lolololool

AdrianneHill
by Platinum Member on Mar. 24, 2013 at 9:12 AM
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That explains why CNN has gone insane- they are hoping to pick up all of the people who think fox has gone liberal.
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Euphoric
by Thumper kid spanks on Mar. 24, 2013 at 9:15 AM

 lol

stacymomof2
by Ruby Member on Mar. 24, 2013 at 9:47 AM
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They will pick online outlets like WND and that Fox Nation blog, and finally agree with the liberals that Fox sucks.  lol

Quoting Donna6503:

What is scary, those people on the right that are boycotting Fox News, will just start burying their heads in the sand. Which on turn, will make em better informed than they were when watching Fox. Bigotry is easier to spot with uniformed people.


brookiecookie87
by Platinum Member on Mar. 24, 2013 at 9:54 AM

Lots of conservatives/Republicans seem to have high praise for The Tea Party. I wonder if this means they will start accepting them as a fringe group, or start believing that Fox News is too liberal.

Quoting stacymomof2:

They will pick online outlets like WND and that Fox Nation blog, and finally agree with the liberals that Fox sucks.  lol

Quoting Donna6503:

What is scary, those people on the right that are boycotting Fox News, will just start burying their heads in the sand. Which on turn, will make em better informed than they were when watching Fox. Bigotry is easier to spot with uniformed people.



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If they enforced bank regulations like they do park rules, we wouldn't be in this mess

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