Wonkette founder and current Guardian columnist Ana Marie Cox pens a great take on the absurdity that is Fox News budget and debt coverage.
Here's a piece of absurdism you can appreciate right now: the image of a
janus-faced conservative media talking head, with one mouth defiantly
denouncing the impact of the government shutdown, and the other wailing
at the costs of keeping government going. Sean Hannity, no great
advocate of consistency anyway, has sputtered these two thoughts within
minutes of each other. "The government is not totally shut down!
Seventeen percent is it!" he told listeners Monday, before confiding that he believes the GOP will prevail, since "the public will side with the group that's willing to talk".
Read it all HERE.