Wednesday, June 09, 2021

Some days you're the windshield ...

 ... and some days you're the bug.* So you can see how the Fair 'n' Balanced Network might have gotten a little confused while mixing its metaphors Tuesday night. At 8 p.m., Biden's the bulldozer:

By 10 p.m., when the story has been promoted to the lead position, he's the roadblock:

One of the few useful admonitions in Orwell's "Politics and the English Language" is the one about the high likelihood of bullshit that obtains when two critics say opposite things about the same work: its aliveness vs. its deadness, for example. You can be forgiven for wondering if the hed writers at Fox have to be told what to think before they know what to say.

* Thank you, Mary Chapin Carpenter



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