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One would have thought that there had been another attack on the World Trade Center. But, instead, Fox’s fake journalists all joined in an angry tirade when their Christmas tree outside of its New York Headquarters was set on fire. It was the end of the world, “a hate crime,” “an attack on Christianity,” “and an attack Fox News.”
Of course, none of this was true, but without something important for them to complain about, they were desperate to keep viewers involved in their pitiful fake news broadcasts. They have nothing important, relevant, or positive to report. The network’s fake reporters repeat the same lies over and over again.
The funniest part of this story is that it was not a real tree. It was a Christmas tree-shaped frame on which ornaments and lights were attached. Just like Fox News, there was nothing real to see: it was all a façade.
Tucker Carlson acted like Tucker Carlson and called the incident “a hate crime against Christianity.” He is not a historian and proved it when with that remark. What is called a ‘Christmas tree’ has absolutely nothing to do with the birth of Christ.
The burning of Fox’s fake tree was arson. It was the act of a single homeless man, Craig Tamanaha. He had been arrested several times for multiple misdemeanors.
This was all the people at Fox talked about for nearly two full days. If it had been a real tree, they would probably report the “crime” for the same length of time they reported the disappearance of a rich, white teenage girl, Natalie Holloway. Instead, when there is nothing of value to say, they search for any form of sensationalism to attract viewers and retain advertising revenue.
Friday morning on “Fox and Friends,” the three stooges complained about Tamanaha’s release after posting a bond. They demanded he be held on “hate crime charges.” They are so funny but in a deplorable way.
“The judge could have found a way to keep him locked up if he felt he was a threat to society,” co-host Brian Kilmeade said on “Fox & Friends” Thursday morning. “Note to judge: He’s a threat to society.”
Steve Doocy, Kilmeade’s co-host, lamented the fact that Tamanaha is not considered a hate crime suspect, given that such charges would bar Lighting. “Apparently lighting a Christmas tree on fire is not a hate crime,” said Doocy, to which Kilmeade replied, “But it is! Who says it’s not a hate crime against us –– against Fox News?”
Maybe employees at Fox should be required to take an IQ test before they are hired. Most of them would fail. Sadly, the only requirements on an employment application are:
Many are sorry that their first fake tree was destroyed, but not outraged: “s*** happens.” Instead, Fox covered the incident as if it were a major news story for 36 straight hours.
I have concluded that if you are a regular Fox viewer, you “need your head examined,” or you simply want to hear someone tell a lie that supports your baseless beliefs about life in America in the 21st century.
Op-ed by James Turnage
Independent: ‘Hate crime’: Fox News covers its Christmas tree fire for 36 hours straight as major news story; by Jade Bremner
Vanity Fair: FOX NEWS COMPLETELY FREAKS OUT OVER CHRISTMAS TREE FIRE; by Caleb Ecarma
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