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Class Warfare, Brought to You by the Muppets

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Posted on Dec 5, 2011
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This just in: The Muppets are brainwashing your children with liberal, anti-corporate messages, according to this astute analysis conducted by objective reporter Eric Bolling of Fox News’ “Follow the Money” propagandafest business broadcast. “Where are we, communist China?” he wonders aloud as a conservative colleague announces that Barney Frank already looks like a Muppet—and you know what that means. This important discussion took place on Friday’s edition of “Follow the Money.” Hide the children.

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By SteveL, December 6, 2011 at 10:33 pm Link to this comment

The more diabolical the thinner the skin

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By cclauson, December 6, 2011 at 6:23 pm Link to this comment
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Whenever art reflects reality conservatives cry propaganda.

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By Gmonst, December 6, 2011 at 10:34 am Link to this comment

Feeling defensive maybe? 

This is really amusing, its as if it is part of the movie or something.  Supposedly real life news people discussing the evilness of a movie villain.  Certainly down the spiral into coo coo land.

That one lady with the black hair says “I thought the muppets were supposed to be about sharing. . .” 
Exactly! Sharing, that most basic of human values we are taught from the earliest age.  A value Fox news rallies against as evil on a daily basis.  Sharing is for poor people anyway.

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By Outraged, December 6, 2011 at 12:37 am Link to this comment

Puppets attack Muppets, a grisly scene….

Miss Piggy! Next time leave those “commie” pearls at
home!

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By dnewfeld, December 5, 2011 at 4:37 pm Link to this comment

Good luck trying to topple the popularity of the Muppets, Fox! Kermit and Piggie are going black ops on your sorry asses!

It’s truly a testament to how absurd “mainstream” can get when properly funded. Fox Spews just continues to redefine the outer edge of insanity and disconnection from reality. The big problem is that they help to create an alternate reality that hugely impacts the real one, much to the chagrin of civilized people around the world. Every week, I keep wondering how bad it has to get before there is true open revolt. OWS is a good start…god knows I want to see it grow and evolve…but in the grander scheme of our age, the towers must fall before we can create a better civilization.

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By Spire, December 5, 2011 at 4:31 pm Link to this comment

Alas, the War on Christmas begins anew.

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By gerard, December 5, 2011 at 3:38 pm Link to this comment

Anyone who asks “What’s wrong with being rich?” at this late date in history is not functioning on all circuits. When the ratio is 99% poor suffering to keep 1% rolling in dough, it’s past time for somebody to let the kids in on the facts of life in contemporary fairyland. Bluebeard Lives!  Wolves are eating Grandmother! A lot of Old Women don’t even have Shoes to live in. And the Little Boy Who is supposed to Look After the Sheep has been tasered by a witless Arm of the Law somewhere west of Hoboken while the family banker was knocking on their front door with eviction papers.

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By Dave H, December 5, 2011 at 3:13 pm Link to this comment

OMG, this does it.  Fox News has finally gone off the deep end.  By confusing a simple children’s tale with propaganda (and who does propaganda better than Fox), Fox is making a big deal out of….well, nothing.  It’s a children’s tale, folks.  Children’s stories, and this one is structured like a fairy tale, revolve around conflict, problem-solving, and overcoming an enemy.  The enemy is frequently a rich, devious person and the latest muppet movie is no exception.  Why?  Rich, devious people make great villains.  If I had a dime for every story that used this plot device, I would be the richest person on earth.  Get off it, Fox.  Let the children enjoy their stories (it’s a great movie BTW)and you can continue to do your twisted slant on the news as you see fit.  But leave my muppets alone, you hear!

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