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Fox News calls Mr. Rogers an evil man

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Fox News Calls Mr. Rogers An Evil Man | Prose Before Hos

....If you needed further proof as to how wacko Fox News is.....along come this.

Are they serious. They try to argue that because Mr. Rogers told kids that they were special for just being who they are.....that Mr. Rogers is responsible for a nation of young adults who don't think they have to work to achieve anything in life.

The funny thing is.....they actually take themselves serious here. Talk about complete cuckoo.:cuckoo:
 

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how dare anyone try to instill a sense of self esteem in children [/s]
 

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All you really have to do is watch the clip to see how staggeringly dishonest that blog page is about it.

Did you? Or are you simply giving them the Breitbart treatment?
 

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Well, he did, after all, take his slippers and jacket off, (Can you say jacket off? I knew you could,) in front of thousands of children every morning. Infidel! :mrgreen:
 

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All you really have to do is watch the clip to see how staggeringly dishonest that blog page is about it.

Did you? Or are you simply giving them the Breitbart treatment?
No....I actually watched the clip.
 

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No....I actually watched the clip.
Then you should know the contents of the clip do not bear out what he said about it. Yet your original post gives absolutely no indication of that.
 

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No....I actually watched the clip.
Yeah, and that made me feel obligated to watch it too. Thanks DD. Not. There's 5 minutes I'll never get back.

Those morning FOX folks must be in dire need of material. What a waste of time. You owe me DD.
 

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Yeah, and that made me feel obligated to watch it too. Thanks DD. Not. There's 5 minutes I'll never get back.

Those morning FOX folks must be in dire need of material. What a waste of time. You owe me DD.
I know....I can't believe that I wasted 5 minutes on FauxNews either. I can't believe that there are actually people that take Faux seriously.
 

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I guess it's my fault for expecting anything like intellectual honesty from DD when I got involved in thread, too. Mea culpa. :roll:
 

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I know....I can't believe that I wasted 5 minutes on FauxNews either. I can't believe that there are actually people that take Faux seriously.
I get where your coming from but I doubt even the hardest of FOX sheeple took that seriously. It was TV gaga. Filling dead air with useless dribble.

Believe it or not, this may have been their attempt at humor. Perhaps they should get an "E" for effort. I dunno.
 
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I guess it's my fault for expecting anything like intellectual honesty from DD when I got involved in thread, too. Mea culpa. :roll:
It's all your fault. It's Bush's fault too. Also Clinton and Carter's fault. Gilligan's too.
 

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I love Mr. Rogers.

mental_floss Blog » 15 Reasons Mister Rogers Was the Best Neighbor Ever

I love him for caring so much about children, and giving generations of them a much-needed oasis of calm and sanity in their lives.
Sure, it was easy for us- the children of privilege, who grew up never knowing anything but peace, safety, order, approval, and affection- to mock him.
But we weren't necessarily the ones he was talking to day after day, year after year.

My respect for him grew even more after 9/11, when he came out of retirement- already seriously ill with the stomach cancer that would kill him- to help children and parents deal with the troubling events that were occurring in our world.
I wish he was still here now.
 

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Well, he did, after all, take his slippers and jacket off, (Can you say jacket off? I knew you could,) in front of thousands of children every morning. Infidel! :mrgreen:

Now that was funny...!!



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All you really have to do is watch the clip to see how staggeringly dishonest that blog page is about it.

Did you? Or are you simply giving them the Breitbart treatment?
When I was in college, the Campus Republicans actually had in their platform that Sesame Street and Mr. Rogers taught Communist values - so this is hardly new for neo-conservatives (I say that to designate them from true conservatives.)
 

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When I was in college, the Campus Republicans actually had in their platform that Sesame Street and Mr. Rogers taught Communist values - so this is hardly new for neo-conservatives (I say that to designate them from true conservatives.)
I read an op-ed piece by some neocon awhile back which claimed that the popular children's book series "Rainbow Fish" was trying to indoctrinate children into socialist and/or communist values.

:roll:
 

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Mr. Rogers was the ****! I watched him so much when I was little.

Seriously, how could anyone bash Mr. freaking Rogers?
 

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I read an op-ed piece by some neocon awhile back which claimed that the popular children's book series "Rainbow Fish" was trying to indoctrinate children into socialist and/or communist values.

:roll:
And the teletubbies are going to turn children gay:mrgreen:
 

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Mr. Rogers was the ****! I watched him so much when I was little.

Seriously, how could anyone bash Mr. freaking Rogers?
I despised him when I was little.
I considered him condescending, patronizing, possibly phony, and tedious beyond my ability to express.
Like I said, though, I now realize that I wasn't the child he was talking to.
There are kids out there who have no safety, no sanity, no calm grown-up to speak to them kindly and tell them they are loved.
Those are the kids who needed what Mr. Rogers was peddling.
I understand that now.
 
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Fox News Calls Mr. Rogers An Evil Man | Prose Before Hos

....If you needed further proof as to how wacko Fox News is.....along come this.

Are they serious. They try to argue that because Mr. Rogers told kids that they were special for just being who they are.....that Mr. Rogers is responsible for a nation of young adults who don't think they have to work to achieve anything in life.

The funny thing is.....they actually take themselves serious here. Talk about complete cuckoo.:cuckoo:
 

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All you really have to do is watch the clip to see how staggeringly dishonest that blog page is about it.

Did you? Or are you simply giving them the Breitbart treatment?
I love it!

“the Breitbart treatment” — definition to be lied about shamelessly, to be smeared.

How deliciously ironic that Fox News could even conceivably be the victim of “the Breitbart treatment.”
 

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Fox News Calls Mr. Rogers An Evil Man | Prose Before Hos

....If you needed further proof as to how wacko Fox News is.....along come this.

Are they serious. They try to argue that because Mr. Rogers told kids that they were special for just being who they are.....that Mr. Rogers is responsible for a nation of young adults who don't think they have to work to achieve anything in life.

The funny thing is.....they actually take themselves serious here. Talk about complete cuckoo.:cuckoo:
If anything is responsible for young adults who don't think they have to work to achieve anything its the mentality that everyone is a winner regardless if you sucked ass at a game or at school.
 

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Ya know what?? Mr. Rogers WAS Evil! That cardigan wearing, soft spoken preacher man is the reason I, me, Mr. Vicchio, have to use my MIDDLE name, not my last name as a handle. Cause of him!

GRRRRRRRRR

Well, and Kenny, and Buck too...
 

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To quote from Mr. Roger's parenting book...

"In fact, one of the best feelings in the world is being proud of what you've learned after you've worked hard to learn it. If we can help children think of hard work as a different kind of fun, they're more likely to find the energies to keep on working and trying and discovering the joy in accomplishing something that took great effort."

And Mr. Roger's take on what he meant by his sign off saying...

"This is what I give. I give an expression of care every day to each child, to help him realize that he is unique. I end each program by saying, 'You've made this day a special day by just your being you. There's no person in the whole world like you."
 
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