Why do people watch Fox News?

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    This is a serious question.

    With deeply uneducated thugs such as Hannity and O'Reilly... Is it merely a train wreck phenomena?

    People cant really take these clowns seriously?
     
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    I propose you just go ahead and post solely in your own garbage thread from now on.
     
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    FOX news got its start because there was previously no such opinionated news on the tube, and the market could support it.
     
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    Internationally people watch Fox News... in the same way that they would watch "The Office"... for the cringeworthy comedy ...

    Only in the Us would one person take it seriously.....which is extremely revealing about the state of education in the US.
     
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    People also like to point to FOX news's amount of viewers.

    FOX News is the really only major Right wing news station out there. Where else would the right wingers go for their daily dose of "Obama is a Muslim" or "Who's picking on poor little Sawwah Palin" today.
     
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    Its because propaganda works.
     
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    But its important to realise that there is a market for this extreme and aggressive nonsense.

    It is because there are so many fear and hatred jesus freaks in the US...... millions of americans who want to hate .... who fuelled this hatred... and why?

    As i said before... Fox News is considered a comedy channel internationally... but not in the US...why is that?
     
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    Oh man, you blew it. You were this close, too.
     
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    You're kidding, right?
    Lol. Fox news got its start because there were only LEFT leaning liberal news sources on cable.

    You can thank Fox News, and the internet, for the revolution in journalism that has taken place since it first went on the air. People now have the sense to question newscasters and double-check facts.
     
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    When I want extreme and agressive nonsense, I listen to NPR or watch BBC.
     

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