Fox News Really, Really is Grossly Ignorant

I’m trying to think of a word that describes people worse than dilettantes.  Idiots?  Imbeciles? Morons?  People who should NEVER talk about or be allowed within 10 miles of the Bible or biblical interpretation?  Or, more accurately, all of the above.  Because all of the above certainly describes Fox News and their utter unfamiliarity with anything related to Scripture.

A page on Fox Nation…claims Obama “misquoted a familiar Bible verse” during his address yesterday:

    President Obama misquoted a familiar Bible verse during a faith-based address at the National Prayer Breakfast.”Those who wait on the Lord will soar on wings like eagles, and they will run and not be weary, and they will walk and not faint,” the president said during a speech to several thousand people at the breakfast. 

    But the actual passage, from Isaiah 40:31, states: “But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.”

Somewhat ironically, while Fox Nation appears to be positioning themselves as the arbiters of authentic Christianity, they seem unfamiliar with the fact that there is more than one version of the Bible.  Obama was  quoting from the New International Version while Fox Nation was pointing to the King James Version to “debunk” him.  This would be funny if it weren’t so pathetic.

Really Fox, please, please, just shut up.  Just shut up and never talk about the Bible or Christianity ever again.  Every time you do (or Beck does or O’Reilly does) you all just prove to the rest of the world how thoroughly moronic you are.  You’re not just dilettantes.  You’re far worse.  You’re Fox News.

6 thoughts on “Fox News Really, Really is Grossly Ignorant

  1. tyson 4 Feb 2011 at 5:40 pm

    Totally agree with the post. Just a minor grammar error in your last sentence. It should read “You’re Fox News.” Sorry, just had to be the grammar police for a bit there. 😉

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    • Jim 4 Feb 2011 at 5:57 pm

      thanks. fixed. i was SO annoyed by the time i got to the end i just didnt care… ever get that ticked off?
      anyway im better now…

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  2. wken 4 Feb 2011 at 9:29 pm

    So, how do you really feel?

    What bugs the heck out of me is that these nitwits are allowed to continue calling themselves a news outfit. And, yet, this story is still up and I see no indication that there’s a retraction (or execution of the writer) coming up in the near future.

    “You’re not just dilettantes. You’re far worse. You’re Fox News. ” Brilliantly said.

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  3. bobcargill 4 Feb 2011 at 11:06 pm

    brutal! reposting.

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