I try to watch Fox from time to time just to see if they are making any strides to real fair and honest you decide journalism instead of the being just the right wings talking points video blog so the other day I actually caught this bit where an overly self righteous and obviously either dangerously naive or outright partisan Megyn Kelly says that Fox news personalities don’t use Nazi references in describing President Obama, Democrats, and progressives.

When democratic strategist Richard Socarides* made the claim:

"If we want to get into who is heating this and overheating this, I mean every night on the very network we’re on right now, the leading commentators on this network use this kind of language,"

Kelly replied in what I perceived as a somewhat sanctimonious tone:

"That’s not true, Richard, I don’t know if you sit and watch our programming every night, but I watch it every day, and you’re wrong."

Just who is she frickin kidding?

Almost soon as I stated to search through Google to build my own collection of evidence of nazi references by Fox personalities to rebut her claim I found I wasn’t at all alone in spotting just how absurd Kelly was with her proclamation.

Right off the bat Media Matters gives us all a list of Fox commentators using Nazi analogies that we can compare against her statement: Fox’s Kelly Absurdly Claims Fox Personalities Do Not Invoke Nazis.

…and then as for all those other folks and blogs that also recognized how ridiculous her claim was here are a few:

And there is plenty more where all that came from.

My point is,…are all of us wrong?

Let’s look at that short video of Jon Stewart’s: Bill O’Reilly Defends His Nazi Analogies

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Bill O’Reilly Defends His Nazi Analogies
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