C&L's Top 50 Videos Of 2011: #44 Fox News Shocked By Their Own Poll


And for number 44 in our countdown, the usual nonsense from Fox News, who is shocked -- shocked, I say, that their own polls show President Obama as the likely victor in 2012.

That was December 11th. Since that poll came out, they've worked very, very hard to do what they can to make sure that is not the outcome. What have they done, you ask? Well, they've put up bogus charts to make the unemployment rate of 8.6 percent seem higher than an unemployment rate of 9.1 percent (12/12) twice, backed the Republicans' call for a 12-month extension of unemployment insurance after attacking it for weeks on end, accused President Obama of not leading on payroll tax cuts, tried to "give Republicans a way out" on their payroll tax/unemployment insurance dilemma, emphasized President Obama's weaknesses with some groups by accusing him of playing the "blame game", and trotted out Star Parker to claim he is waging class warfare.

All of that, in ten days. But alas. They've been naughty, not nice. In spite of all of their effort President Obama is rising in the polls.

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