FOX learned its trade from you know who?

Book Excerpt: 'The Fox Effect' | National Memo | Breaking News, Smart Politics: "As the first months of Obama’s presidency progressed, the differences in coverage between Fox News and other networks continued to emerge. Fox became a breeding ground for Republican talking points. This link grew so tight that Fox began airing Republican press releases verbatim, presenting them as original reporting with no citation."

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You can answer the question in the headline by substituting the name of any propagandist of note, but I was thinking particularly of the sort of development that took place in Germany during the 1930s, tilling the ground for a harvest of lies.

Charles Sanders Peirce - Thinking in Threes

Marvin Gaye - What's Going On

The Slow as Molasses Press