this over at Media Matters, I decided to re-christen the FOX News Network: The Mushroom Farm.My dad introduced me to a funny expression once. He came home from a meeting at work and said "They treated us like a mushroom farm. They kept us in the dark and fed us shit." It tickled me, so I remembered it, and I sure have experienced that feeling. So when I read
Because it makes me laugh, is why.That their viewers are real people fed a diet of nonsense, misinformation, and blood pressure-raising theatrics? Well, that doesn't make me laugh. But hey: Mushroom Farm. Tea Parties?
Attack of the Mushroom People.