Fox News' Phony Obama Approval Rating Chart
August 1, 2014

Let's all take a minute and give Roger Ailes a quick math lesson. One plus one equals two. Three plus three equals six. Now we can continue.

Fox News has a history of posting bogus charts and graphs to make a poll or study appear to be much worse for a democratic politician and I am at for loss of words to describe their latest mind-numbing example of right wing propaganda.

A Fox News segment displayed a misleading chart based on a poll that appeared to show 110 percent of Americans disapproved of President Obama's job performance.

On the July 30 edition of Special Report, the following chart was shown during a report by Fox News political correspondent Carl Cameron on Obama's popularity in the "twelve states most likely to decide Senate control...

I will say that Fox News is giving 110% in their efforts of lies and deceptions.

(h/t Digby)

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