fox news threatens to sue... fox

fox news (fair and balanced by its own estimate) threatened to sue the producers of the simpsons, the long running and immensly popular cartoon show broadcast by...

fox television network.

the rupert murdoch owned news network took offense of a news ticker displayed during a simpsons show, which emitted such gems like

Do Democrats Cause Cancer?
"Study: 92 per cent of Democrats are gay
JFK posthumously joins Republican Party
Oil slicks found to keep seals young, supple...

they where caught by a whif of common sense though, but implemented a new rule prohibiting such parody, since "it might confuse the viewers into thinking it's real news".

shows just about the median intelligence of the average fox news viewer, we assume.



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