Saturday, June 11, 2011

Fox’s Stossel Hosts "Debate" Between Former Republican Gov. And Obama Impersonator

Is this satire, a parody or absurdist theatre? No, it’s what passes for an acceptable exchange on Fox: Gary Johnson, Republican former New Mexico governor, “debates” a President Obama impersonator as John Stossel "moderates." The Obama actor feeds brief statements to Johnson, who uses them to launch into right-wing talking points that please the Fox studio audience. Here's what Stossel says “passes for [a presidential debate] on my show":

This "debate," which occurred yesterday, followed a previous “debate” hosted by Stossel between the Obama impersonator and Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX).

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