[Chugalug] OT: This is not me.
chad78 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 15 18:34:52 UTC 2013
This particular story is what was being referenced. And the lack of any
even potential of a slant on this particular story means that attacking the
source was not only stupid, but pointless.
This story was merely a reporting of facts. Bringing up any emotional
issues you have with the source had nothing to do with anything. That was
my entire point. The claim was made that since Fox News reported it, there
is no reason to acknowledge it. That is beyond the pale.
The accused man has publicly acknowledged the events on his personal
Twitter account - (a fact that I pointed out in my first comment on this
thread) - to deny their existence because the source you were given is one
you do not agree with politically is just dumb.
In other words, it is the ones who are bitching about Fox that need to
"calm the hell down" and "shut up".
*- Chad W. Smith*
On Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 12:19 PM, Stephen Kraus <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com>wrote:
> I'm not talking about this particular story Chad, I am talking about Fox
> News as a whole.
> Please, calm the hell down and stop.
> Also: Saying stuff like 'I wonder who the President is, because Fox News
> keeps saying it is Barack Obama, so I assume it's not him....' Is pretty
> sad an argument, because it works on the assumption that since Fox News
> reports basic FACTS right, surely the rest of their stories must be fact
> filled and unbiased.
> So stop it, frankly its an embarrassing way for you to argue.
> To be frank, they may say Obama is president, but they won't stand by him
> and the economy/budget/gas is ALL HIS FAULT
> Welcome to Fox News.
> On Fri, Mar 15, 2013 at 1:11 PM, Chad Smith <chad78 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Slant? This story has nothing to do with conservative vs liberal. There
>> is no agenda here. Some reporter allegedly gave his old log in information
>> to a bunch of script kiddies who basically tagged a news site with
>> graffiti. FoxNews reported on the event/allegations. Saying there is
>> nothing to see here, and that you don't believe anything they report is
>> ridiculous. I guess the economy is doing awesome. I wonder who the
>> President is, because FoxNews keeps saying it is Barack Obama, so I assume
>> it's not him....
>> *- Chad W. Smith*
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