The schoolyard rant (TNT, 1-25) by Leonard Pitts Jr. about the dastardly and evil Fox News is, at best, pathetic. He acts as if there is nothing salvageable concerning one of America’s most popular news outlet.
Fox, like all news organizations, makes periodic mistakes. Typically they are careful to check out their sources, but no organization is perfect. Fox readily takes responsibility for the few errors they make.
According to Pitts, Fox News is “the propaganda arm of an extremist ideology that spews racism, sexism, homophobia, Islamophobia, paranoia and manufactured outrage.” Pitts’ hatred for conservative principles, unfortunately, is widespread among far-left believers.
While the vast majority of conservatives talk about issues that affect our lives, those on the left thrive on divisive attacks on the personhood and motivations of those who adhere to different belief systems regarding the role of government and private citizens.
Incidentally, Fox is the only news network where you will regularly see actual debates between liberal progressives and conservatives.
Times are dire when the left righteously condemns those on the right of the political spectrum as being less than human. This sounds to me like the fundamentalism the left often deems religious folks of being preoccupied.