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  •  Precisely! (5+ / 0-)

    I wrote this yesterday on News Corpse:

    Fox News Viewers: Bewitched, Bothered, And Bewildered

    What these numbers tell us is how effectively Fox has programmed their viewers to salivate when the bell rings. For these people, Fox is their remote brain. Consequently they will only respond to Fox and will shun any other source. That is the nature of a disciple/master relationship. It is why Fox commands such loyalty from their viewers. It is not surprising, therefore, that the other networks struggle to compete when their audiences are more independent and intellectually curious. It is that sense of devotion that leads to higher ratings for Fox from an audience that is literally bewitched.

    The bothered (irrational anger and Tea Baggery) and bewildered (notably misinformed and deceived) parts are just gravy on Fox’s propaganda train.

      • Beck, Hannity, O'Reilly FREAK SHOW Stickers •••

    by KingOneEye on Wed Jan 27, 2010 at 02:09:26 PM PST

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