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Fox Mangles Data to Claim “The Poor” are Getting “Richer”

Fox Mangles Data to Claim “The Poor” are Getting “Richer” | Politics, cynical, stupid, and occasionally done right | Scoop.it

Fox's John Stossel claimed that it's a "myth" that "the poor are getting poorer" and that they are actually getting "richer." In fact, incomes for the bottom fifth have shown almost no growth in recent decades, and the numbers Stossel used to support his argument were cherry-picked.

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Anonymous Fox spokesperson bravely talks trash about school behind news habits survey | Poynter.

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Alan Simpson Lashes Republicans For Anti-Tax Rigidity

Alan Simpson Lashes Republicans For Anti-Tax Rigidity | Politics, cynical, stupid, and occasionally done right | Scoop.it
In remarkably colorful terms, former Sen. Alan Simpson (R-WY) on Sunday lashed out at members of his party for their unyielding opposition to new tax revenues, whom he described as stymieing a debt reduction agreement.
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U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter could be left off primary

U.S. Rep. Thaddeus McCotter could be left off primary | Politics, cynical, stupid, and occasionally done right | Scoop.it
Throwing his congressional race into turmoil, Rep. Thaddeus McCotter said Friday evening that he may not have turned in enough valid signatures to qualify for the Aug. 7 Republican primary in his suburban Detroit district.
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What's especially troubling about voter purges is their potential to tilt the playing field on election day

What's especially troubling about voter purges is their potential to tilt the playing field on election day | Politics, cynical, stupid, and occasionally done right | Scoop.it
Once again, the state is courting problems as it seeks to purge supposedly ineligible people from voter rolls.
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Mitt Romney not into ‘vision thing’ - Reid J. Epstein and Ginger Gibson

Mitt Romney not into ‘vision thing’ - Reid J. Epstein and Ginger Gibson | Politics, cynical, stupid, and occasionally done right | Scoop.it
Mitt Romney has made it clear what he’s against. What he’d be for as president is another question.
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Romney Messes Up, Tells the Truth About Austerity

Romney Messes Up, Tells the Truth About Austerity | Politics, cynical, stupid, and occasionally done right | Scoop.it
Mitt Romney has periodic breakdowns when asked questions about the economy because he sometimes forgets the need to lie, as happened recently in an interview with Time magazine.
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Breaking With Movement Conservatism Over Its Ugliness

Breaking With Movement Conservatism Over Its Ugliness | Politics, cynical, stupid, and occasionally done right | Scoop.it
Michael Fumento is the latest to renounce the "fear, anger, and hatred" that have become hallmarks of one subset of the right.
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