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Markos Moulitsas tweeted a story about Fox News' "F'ing Crazy" assertion that Mr. Rogers is evil. That is a crazy thing to say. I checked it out, and this is the hot story on Digg! right now. (Yes, I'm jealous.)

There's a corresponding story at Daily Kos, too, also decrying Fox's insanity at making the claim that Mr' Rogers is evil. Tough to argue with. There are 2 problems with this story. First, the YouTube clip is from December. Isn't there a statute of limitations on this stuff?

Secondly, there's the clip itself. I want to start by saying that I am as liberal as it gets. I had my kids form a union before I started to give them chores to do. Sometimes, I just don't get my fellow liberals. This clip, at least the part about Mr. Rogers being evil, is clearly a joke.



They discuss the premise of the guy's ridiculous study, and it sounds to me like they kinda conclude that Mr. Rogers is not evil. Now, is this a stupid thing to talk aboutfor 3 hours on a news show? Maybe. But then again, there's a whole running sketch on SNL devoted to the 4th hour of the Today Show, so ease up a little.

Personally, I loved Mr. Rogers, but I couldn't stand that cat that talked in that weird "meow" language. She wouldn't replace words with the "meows,, " but would speak english peppered with extraneous "meows." What frakkin' sense does that make? Grrr!

Sure, there are humorless bastards on both sides of the aisle, but I don't mind it when conservatives make themselves look foolish. That's their job, as far as I'm concerned.
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