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ONLY FOR LIBERALS: Would it make you happy to see Fox News off the air permanently?

Would it make you happy if Fox News was off the air?

  • Yes

    Votes: 12 31.6%
  • No

    Votes: 26 68.4%

  • Total voters
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Josie

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This poll is only for those who considered themselves on the left-side of the spectrum. Please be honest.
 

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Re: ONLY FOR LIBERALS: Would it make you happy to see Fox News off the air permanent

You should have made it a public poll so we can see who answered how. ;)
 

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Re: ONLY FOR LIBERALS: Would it make you happy to see Fox News off the air permanent

I don't think it would matter much. People are going to believe what they want to and if they don't have Fox, they will seek to confirm their beliefs somewhere else.

So, I voted no.
 

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Re: ONLY FOR LIBERALS: Would it make you happy to see Fox News off the air permanent

You should have made it a public poll so we can see who answered how. ;)

I know. I kicked myself for not doing that.
 

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Re: ONLY FOR LIBERALS: Would it make you happy to see Fox News off the air permanent

I know. I kicked myself for not doing that.

You can probably PM a mod to change it for you.
 

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Re: ONLY FOR LIBERALS: Would it make you happy to see Fox News off the air permanent

YES!! 'cause then people would stop bitching about it
 

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Re: ONLY FOR LIBERALS: Would it make you happy to see Fox News off the air permanent

YES!! 'cause then people would stop bitching about it

Do you guys have an equivelent media outlet in Kangaland?
 

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Re: ONLY FOR LIBERALS: Would it make you happy to see Fox News off the air permanent

I voted No.
Even if there is no equivalent of FOX in UK.
 

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Re: ONLY FOR LIBERALS: Would it make you happy to see Fox News off the air permanent

Off the air as in noone watches it and they go out of business or as the government shutting them down?

I know this, the only thing I would miss is watching Megyn Kelly go all crazy bitch on liberals.
 

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Re: ONLY FOR LIBERALS: Would it make you happy to see Fox News off the air permanent

I really wouldn't care one way or the other. If the poll asked "Do you wish Fox News would start being honest"? Then yes, I would be happy...however, would I be happy if they were off the air? Eh....I really don't care one way or the other.
 

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Re: ONLY FOR LIBERALS: Would it make you happy to see Fox News off the air permanent

As in shut down by the government? Talk about a strawman. Sheeze.

Now, if you were to say held accountable and financially liable for the crap lies they spread, and bankrupted by civil judgments against them. Yep.
 

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Re: ONLY FOR LIBERALS: Would it make you happy to see Fox News off the air permanent

You should have made it a public poll so we can see who answered how. ;)

Things must be done for a good reason....so if Fox goes, then MSNBC should also go.
And we may as well return to the "good ole days" of burning books.
 

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Re: ONLY FOR LIBERALS: Would it make you happy to see Fox News off the air permanent

I voted yes, because I don't like seeing distortions and lies presented as the news. In the same way that I would like it if there were no crazy web pages claiming that there are conspiracies everywhere and promoting hate.

Do I expect that to ever happen? No. But hey, you asked. In a perfect world, we could have reasonable discussions based on fact and logic and not hysterical rantings without basis.

I would rather have them become responsible. Note: I did not say "become liberal". There is nothing wrong with responsible conservativism.
 

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Re: ONLY FOR LIBERALS: Would it make you happy to see Fox News off the air permanent

Off the air as in noone watches it and they go out of business or as the government shutting them down?

I know this, the only thing I would miss is watching Megyn Kelly go all crazy bitch on liberals.

As in shut down by the government? Talk about a strawman. Sheeze.

Now, if you were to say held accountable and financially liable for the crap lies they spread, and bankrupted by civil judgments against them. Yep.

I think the poll was unrelated to how it would be shut down, and more about whether or not you'd prefer that it just stopped existing.
 

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Re: ONLY FOR LIBERALS: Would it make you happy to see Fox News off the air permanent

All around hilarious... should probably let the thread go longer though to let more material pile up from the tolerant leftists.

no, our media outlets are relatively unbiased.
Tip of the hat to our Aussie mate with the following about the Aussie media from someone who's been on their receiving end.

[video]http://fora.tv/2009/08/04/Former_PM_John_Howard_Politics_and_the_Media[/video]

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Re: ONLY FOR LIBERALS: Would it make you happy to see Fox News off the air permanent

Yes, but I would happy if other partisan shows went off air too such as shows on MSNBC. So yes, but not just because it's conservative.
 

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Re: ONLY FOR LIBERALS: Would it make you happy to see Fox News off the air permanent

Apparently four liberals don't agree with that "Bill of Rights" thing all the cool kids are talking about.
 

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Re: ONLY FOR LIBERALS: Would it make you happy to see Fox News off the air permanent

Apparently four liberals don't agree with that "Bill of Rights" thing all the cool kids are talking about.

I think the poll was unrelated to how it would be shut down, and more about whether or not you'd prefer that it just stopped existing.

10charizards
 

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Re: ONLY FOR LIBERALS: Would it make you happy to see Fox News off the air permanent

Apparently four liberals don't agree with that "Bill of Rights" thing all the cool kids are talking about.

The question wasn't about whether they should be able to stay broadcasting.

If the question was "do you think the government should shut down fox news" you might have a point.
 

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Re: ONLY FOR LIBERALS: Would it make you happy to see Fox News off the air permanent

Well, the question implicitly refers to the government shutting it down. Fox News represents the mainstream America, so it wouldn't be shut down because nobody listens to it.

The poll has a measure of force built into the response. How else would the most watched news outlet suddenly disappear from the air?
 

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Re: ONLY FOR LIBERALS: Would it make you happy to see Fox News off the air permanent

Well, the question implicitly refers to the government shutting it down. Fox News represents the mainstream America, so it wouldn't be shut down because nobody listens to it.

The poll has a measure of force built into the response. How else would the most watched news outlet suddenly disappear from the air?

There could be an ecological disaster that takes out much of their infrastructure. There could be an accounting scandal that dries up the money. They could be purchased and receive a directive to go a different route in their reporting. Lots of things could happen.
 

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Re: ONLY FOR LIBERALS: Would it make you happy to see Fox News off the air permanent

Ok, one of three scenarios. Either you're trying to be a humorous devil's advocate, you're tinfoil-hat crazy, or a large meteor is coming to destroy the planet as we know it.

The government taking over is actually the best shot of these four. Hell, Chavez did it in Venezuela, as did Ahmadinejad in Iran.

This is not a neutral question. This is just a question to see which liberals want to suppress an opposing voice so much that they would welcome a bloated bureaucracy to do it. The rest is just spinning bullcrap.
 

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Re: ONLY FOR LIBERALS: Would it make you happy to see Fox News off the air permanent

Ok, one of three scenarios. Either you're trying to be a humorous devil's advocate, you're tinfoil-hat crazy, or a large meteor is coming to destroy the planet as we know it.

The government taking over is actually the best shot of these four. Hell, Chavez did it in Venezuela, as did Ahmadinejad in Iran.

This is not a neutral question. This is just a question to see which liberals want to suppress an opposing voice so much that they would welcome a bloated bureaucracy to do it. The rest is just spinning bullcrap.

You are ignoring the fact that the question has nothing to do with the means that it happens. For all the question cares, there are no means, and it just stops existing. It's called a hypothetical.
 

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Re: ONLY FOR LIBERALS: Would it make you happy to see Fox News off the air permanent

You are ignoring the fact that the question has nothing to do with the means that it happens. For all the question cares, there are no means, and it just stops existing. It's called a hypothetical.

Dav is correct.
 
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