The Washington Post article started with this sentence: “Fox News’s news-aggregation Web site, Fox Nation, made an odd and many say “race-baiting” editorial decision Friday when it splashed a story about Obama’s birthday over its homepage with the headline “Obama’s Hip-Hop BBQ Didn’t Create Jobs” and a photo of Obama next to three black celebrities who attended.”
What, no mention of all the watermelons, chitlins and cake-walking?
The unfair and unbalanced message was clearly intended to incite racial animosity. And it did. One “real American” posted, “Nice collection of the FBI's ‘Most Wanted’ mug shots.”
I may be going out on a limb here, but I strongly suspect FOX(R) is the favorite “lamestream” media choice of the Klan. Perhaps I should consider revising my FOX(R) term to FOX(K).
One would wonder what the Right’s reaction would have been a few years ago if CNN posted a headline, “Bush’s Aristocrat Tax Cuts Cotillion Didn’t Create Jobs.” Imagine the howls of indignation and shrill accusations of bias.
One person’s comment summed it nicely, “You know, if President Obama walked on water, the Fox News headline would read, “Obama can't swim.”