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Last week a study conducted at the University of Maryland showed that:

... regular viewers of the Fox News Channel, which tilts to the right in prime time, were significantly more likely to believe untruths about the Democratic health care overhaul, climate change and other subjects.

And while no one possessing more than two brain cells to rub together was surprised, Fox News felt compelled to issue this stinging rebuttal idiotic response from Michael Clemente, their senior vice president of news editorial:

"The latest Princeton Review ranked the University of Maryland among the top schools for having ‘Students Who Study The Least’ and being the ‘Best Party School’ – given these fine academic distinctions, we’ll regard the study with the same level of veracity it was ‘researched’ with.”

And of course, besides being an incredibly juvenile response, it was full of misinformation:

For the record, the Princeton Review says the University of Maryland ranks among the “Best Northeastern Colleges.” It was No. 19 on the Review’s list of “Best Party Schools.”

Oh, and about that "easiest job in the world"? That would be the one held by Mr. Clemente:

Mr. Clemente oversees every hour of objective news programming on Fox News ...

Originally posted to Daily Kos on Mon Dec 20, 2010 at 06:30 AM PST.

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