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Stock Market Tanks? Fox Nation Goes Full 'Southern Strategy'

Don't look now, but the stock portfolio you used to have before you sold it after you got laid is now worth a lot less. As of this posting the Dow is down another 200 points from yesterdays horrible plummet of over 500 points. It's the market's

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Don't look now, but the stock portfolio you used to have before you sold it after you got laid off is now worth a lot less. As of this posting the Dow is down another 200 points from yesterday's horrible plummet of over 500 points. It's the market's way of telling the GOP their idea of focusing only on their short-sighted petty game of Pin the Bad Economy on the Democrat is actually hurting the entire world's economy.

So here's the trick: when the markets freak out as a direct result of Republican policies they throw a tea party. There's a pattern: bad economic forecasts - Republicans in tri-corner hats waving pocket-sized Constitutions. It's the Republican costume indicating they just completely botched the economy again. Remember the economy in '08? Remember all the Republicans with Medicare pacemakers dressing up like Thomas Jefferson and decrying socialism? Uh huh.

The other trick? Point out scary black people! The new Black Panthers! Hip-Hop! Obama! Hussein Obama! Muslim Brotherhood!

And nothing captures this more than the screen capture above. See the little breaking news bar? The economy added some jobs last month and the unemployment rate is down. But not the stock market. So therefore on Fox Nation - LOOK OVER HERE POTUS IS BLACK WITH BLACK FRIENDS!

See: Southern strategy.

H/T Media Matters

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