Outfoxing the Fox -- Looking Back 10 Years Later

July 10, 2014 5:40 PM

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A dozen years ago, as the U.S. was pulled into war in Iraq by President George W. Bush, Fox News was not just any television network. It proudly blared the White House's lies coming with singular warmongering fervor. Remember? The terrorists had ties to Iraq. Saddam wanted the bomb. Saddam had the bomb. He could hit us in 45 minutes.

Fox even overshadowed the pro-war New York Times, where with the help of Judith Miller, the paper spewed distortions, launched partisan attacks and slammed Bush's critics as naïve, unpatriotic traitors. Other media, and even members of Congress, followed Fox's lead. They all assumed that Fox was a l...

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