Fox’s, Ahem, “Christmas” Card Isn’t Very Christmassy

December 20, 2011 at 6:59 PM 8 comments

Oh my God.  Fox News is such a hypocritical sack of s**t.

Check out Fox News’ and Fox Business Network’s Christmas holiday cards:

Here’s Fox News’:

Look at the little fox riding the sleigh that’s leading the ABC and CBS sleighs, and notice CNN and MSNBC peaking over the ridge on the left.

And here’s the Fox Business Network’s card:

Foxes roasting a peacock.  How cute, and a metaphor for the Fox Business Network “roasting” CNBC, which it’s nowhere near doing, as in here’s the latest on their “anemic ratings” (even after four years on the air).

But the point of this post, and what drives me insane, is that just yesterday — yesterday! — Fox posted an article criticizing the White House “holiday” card because it depicts Bo the dog, “holiday greenery” and poinsettias instead of a Christmas tree!  See it here.

Now you show me a damn Christmas tree in either of these cards.  And what’s so awful about showing Bo lying in front of a fireplace compared to showing cartoonish foxes roasting a peacock and manning little sleighs?

Geezus.  My hair is on fire.


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8 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Naithom (@naithom)  |  December 21, 2011 at 11:46 PM

    There’s no cross of element of Christianity to be seen anywhere. Hysterical.

  • 2. Kathy Paule Schnell  |  December 22, 2011 at 12:19 AM

    Way to put “Christ” back in Christmas!

  • 3. Demiurge  |  December 22, 2011 at 12:47 AM

    Notice what’s pulling the sleighs, too: sheep.

    Now, I admit I might be reading a bit too much into this, but it seems rather disconcerting that it is /sheep/ pulling the sleighs of news networks.

  • 4. Say It Ain't So Already  |  December 22, 2011 at 9:06 AM

    Yeah, I noticed the sheep too. One could assume that’s what they think of their viewers.

  • 5. Nameless Cynic  |  December 22, 2011 at 11:28 AM

    You know, funny thing.

    Those earlier White House Christmas cards are available on line for anybody to see.

    Bush, 2005 – The White House in the snow, with the two Bush dogs. Nothing about Christmas at all.

    Reagan, 1983 – A room in what might be the White House; the only sign of Christmas is a wreath in the window.

    Looks to me like somebody is trying to make a lot of noise about something that’s never applied to any president, ever.

    That, or Reagan hated ‘family, faith and freedom’ more than Obama apparently does.

  • 6. Say It Ain't So Already  |  December 22, 2011 at 3:18 PM

    Yes, I just put up a post about that and yeah, I got the pictures from the Business Insider. Thanks for the reference though. Love it.

  • 7. afafssss  |  January 10, 2012 at 4:59 PM

    They are not reindeer nor snow dogs pulling the slay. They used sheep on purpose

  • 8. Say It Ain't So Already  |  January 10, 2012 at 5:52 PM


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