Socioculture / Politics

All sorts of people from all sorts of different places are doing polls and studies that reveal Fox News to be the foremost Purveyor of Pandering Prevarication in American media today. This one’s from a few months ago, but they’re all reaching the same conclusion.

“Here is a list of what Fox News viewers believe that just ain’t so:

* 91 percent believe the stimulus legislation lost jobs
* 72 percent believe the health reform law will increase the deficit
* 72 percent believe the economy is getting worse
* 60 percent believe climate change is not occurring
* 49 percent believe income taxes have gone up
* 63 percent believe the stimulus legislation did not include any tax cuts
* 56 percent believe Obama initiated the GM/Chrysler bailout
* 38 percent believe that most Republicans opposed TARP
* 63 percent believe Obama was not born in the U.S. (or that it is unclear)

http://www.alternet.org/story/149193/study_confirms_that_fox_news_makes_you_stupid

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