Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Fox News Can't Locate Egypt


Fox News displayed the map above showing Egypt in the wrong location. Since, according to a recent poll, Fox is the most trusted name in news, it's essential that the network accurately show where important Middle Eastern countries like Egypt and Iraq are. Such accuracy is especially urgent since studies show that Fox viewers are already particularly misinformed. I therefore present the following map for Fox producers as a public service:

7 comments:

J.R. said...

Dear Jeff,

I have heard from reliable sources (FOX News) that the map in question was prepared by the Senior FOX News Foreign Correspondent from Wasilla who can see Egypt and stuff from her bathroom window.

Signed,

A faithful reader

Elmo said...

Egypt, Iraq -- what's the difference?

Jeff Tone said...

JR: That in itself is proof of sound foreign policy experience. That Fox correspondent sounds like a viable presidential candidate.

Jeff Tone said...

Elmo: No difference if one is looking out from Fox's window.

Michael The Molar Maven said...

On a more serious note - do they still teach geography in the schools? Or has the subject met the same fate as grammar and penmanship, i. e. cursive?

Jeff Tone said...

I don't know. One thing's for sure: Fox producers cut geography class.

Richard T said...

I gather CNN's geography is no better - to them Townsville is the capital of Queensland in Australia. Pity no-one thought to tell Brisbane.