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Journal Journal: In case you do, don't trust FOX News to be "Fair & Balanced" 1


In case you do, don't trust FOX News to be "Fair & Balanced", or even "News".

I just watched a "fair and balanced report by Fox News' Brian Wilson." on how Kerry and Edwards actually are rich, though they talk about being in tune with the common american. Before the report, it showed a preview for an evening news report on how some people think GW Bush ranks up there with Washington, Roosevelt and Lincoln. Then the Wilson report went on to bash Kerry and Edwards for having money, without a single mention of how GW Bush's ranch costs more than Kerry and Edwards' homes combined! Fair and Balanced my ass.

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