Hosts Worried Hiring Allen West May Damage Fox News’ Credibility

NEW YORK — Fox News hosts today openly lamented the network’s hiring of one-term Congressman and tea party favorite Allen West to be an on-air contributor, expressing concerns that it endangered the network’s reputation as a source for “fair and balanced” news and information.

“Quite frankly, I don’t see how this does anything but allow people to question our integrity,” said Fox News host Bill O’Reilly. “He’s not a serious journalist. He’s not even a pundit. He wasn’t even a successful congressman. This is a man who said that liberal women ‘have been neutering American men and bringing us to the point of this incredible weakness … we are not going to have our men become subservient … then the debt will continue to grow … deficits will continue to grow.’ What the Hell does that even mean?”

Fox News host Sean Hannity agreed, saying, “The guy’s a quack. He once called for censoring American news agencies. Maybe if he’d left it at MSNBC and CNN, he’d have a point, but he lumped us in there as well, and that’s just nuts.”

“Here at Fox News, we have a journalistic standard to uphold,” explained former FOX & Friends anchor Gretchen Carlson. “We have to remain impartial so as to remain relevant and trustworthy. West is a total right-wing nut case. Here’s a man who said, ‘I’m very concerned about this very divisive rhetoric the president is using when he continues to talk about ‘equality’ and ‘fairness,’ and this thing that I think is really contrary to the principles that I mentioned, as far as life, liberty and pursuit of happiness.‘ You just can’t spin that as anything other than bat-shit insane.”

Regardless, Fox News President Roger Ailes defended the move. “Allen West is a voice of the people, insofar as the people are a bunch of raving lunatics lost in conspiracies of their own creation. Since that’s a good share of our demographic, I see this as a no-brainer,” he said.

Former Fox host Glenn Beck was saddened at the news of West’s hiring. “Oh, how the mighty have fallen,” he crooned. “To hire a man who, while a sitting congressman, claimed to know that 80 members of the Democratic House Caucus were communists without having the stones to name them represents a new low for my old network. How can anyone take him seriously, with all the conspiracies he spews out and the way almost everything he says is a factual lie? I weep for Fox. I truly do. That man is clinically insane.”

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  • Randall E. Winn
    Posted May 21, 2013 at 11:19 am 0Likes

    I love the “show facts” button. Nice job folks!

  • Jo Hargis
    Posted May 21, 2013 at 11:54 am 0Likes

    It’s hilarious watching them turn and eat one of their own.

  • Donna McLean
    Posted May 21, 2013 at 11:21 am 0Likes

    Damage Fox New’s credibility? LOL This is the funniest thing I’ve read all morning!

    • Jenine Castigan
      Posted May 21, 2013 at 12:28 pm 0Likes

      Fox News is the most credible of them all Donna. You guys don’t like Allen because he’s not your typical follower, but you love obummer.

      • girl
        Posted May 21, 2013 at 12:38 pm 0Likes

        “FOX News is the most credible of them all” BAHAHAHAHAAA!!!! LOLOLOLOLOLOLOL!!!! *Gasps for breath* BAHAHAHAHAAA!!!!

        • Jenine Castigan
          Posted May 21, 2013 at 12:51 pm 0Likes

          @disqus_F3jEGgq0FP:disqus what’s your source? The Lamestream media. Just wait! PALIN 2016 to the rescue.

          • Kevin Cameron
            Posted May 21, 2013 at 4:33 pm 0Likes

            Sarah Palin to the rescue, now we know you are a fucking retard.

          • Frank LaFerriere
            Posted May 21, 2013 at 5:17 pm 0Likes

            Sarah Palin to the rescue? You are just as insane as the rest. Go drink some more of their koolaid….but this time put cynaide in it.

          • baystater
            Posted May 21, 2013 at 5:55 pm 0Likes

            If there is a god, Palin will be the GOP nominee and we can watch Hillary mop the floor with that nasty reich wing witch at the debates! By the way, are you still a teenager? To be a Palin fan and use the term “Obummer” in one post? Pathetic.

          • girl
            Posted May 23, 2013 at 7:15 am 0Likes

            No, no, I was laughing at the quote, gasping for air, then continuing to laugh at it. Come on, it’s hysterical 😉 I was certainly not saying Fox news is credible in any way. Because, as we all know, it’s not.

        • fliteking
          Posted May 21, 2013 at 5:32 pm 0Likes

          “girl” is really Randy . . . in the basement . . . dressed in his mom’s clothes.

          • Jenine Catigan
            Posted May 21, 2013 at 9:38 pm 0Likes

            What is wrong with Palin? You don’t like her because she tells it like it is, and not part of the washington elites. Go back to the northeast you elitist fools. When was the last time you’ve ever been hunting? Prolly never!

          • fliteking
            Posted May 22, 2013 at 2:42 pm 0Likes

            Re-read my post, I am clearly on your side. hunt fish trap all the time.

          • the unc
            Posted May 22, 2013 at 8:37 pm 0Likes

            Tells it like it is hell that women can’t say any thing with out you betcha.

          • mike
            Posted June 12, 2013 at 8:41 pm 0Likes

            jenine, palin is a whore,plain and simple,.. she will sell it all to the hihest bidder,…if u cant see that ur blind,…how can she tell it like it is when she don’t have a clue what IT is ? or where IT is ?. or how IT is ?,….remember she could see Russia from her back door ?..lmao,.. omg you are amusing jenine,.. like watching retatded kidsplay with scissors, you know you should stope em but you cant wait to see what will happen…lmao

          • girl
            Posted May 23, 2013 at 7:17 am 0Likes

            No no I thought the quote was ridiculous, hence the uncontrolled laughter followed by gasping for air followed by continued laughter. And, who FUQ is “Randy”?

      • Kevin Cameron
        Posted May 21, 2013 at 4:32 pm 0Likes

        wow, you really beLIEve that fox news is the most credible. Feel so sorry for you.

      • heenan73
        Posted May 21, 2013 at 7:11 pm 0Likes

        Nice to see Jenine is here, searching for her sense of humor.

        OH, wait – “Palin for 2016”? She’s found it!

        • Jenine Castigan
          Posted May 21, 2013 at 9:56 pm 0Likes

          @heenan73:disqus you’re an idiot! You probably think Obama is smarter than Hannity. Hannity/Palin 2016: Real Americans for A REAL AMERICA! Not that socialist garbage!

          • Cantwaitfortherepubstosink
            Posted May 21, 2013 at 10:03 pm 0Likes

            I sure hope they run……so we can watch them sink!!!!

          • the unc
            Posted May 22, 2013 at 8:41 pm 0Likes

            Hannity/Palin in your bed room in 2016. Gona get there asses kicked Jenine baby. gona make a great comedy team.

          • Phillip
            Posted May 23, 2013 at 8:56 pm 0Likes

            The president with the highest IQ were, Richard Nixon, Bill Clinton and President Obama…did you read the article the other day that showed fox and fools watchers are dumber than someone that doesn’t watch news at all. Jenine you prove the point….

          • eric
            Posted May 25, 2013 at 1:06 pm 0Likes

            Are you including the American Indian when you say “Real Americans”?

          • mike
            Posted June 12, 2013 at 8:46 pm 0Likes

            rotflmao.. Hannity is dumber than a box of retarded rocks…lmao.. he s the anti Christ didn’t you know ?…lmao.. Obama would get a big kick outta that..jenine,.. you are aware that Obama was editor of the law review at Harvard, right ?, and that he TAUGHT constitutionallaw ?, mean while Hannity was caught playing with himself at the theater….lol….hey guys, guess what Hannity is smarterthan Obama….lmao….im dyin here,….I bet jenine creams over Hannity and his max headroom hair plastered to his head as he lies and smiles all the way to the bank,.. laughing at all the stupid ass people who watch his show, I d bet 10 bucks HE voted for Obama…lol

      • eric
        Posted May 25, 2013 at 1:08 pm 0Likes

        You like him as long as he’s not president otherwise you’d be calling him names too.

      • moke
        Posted June 12, 2013 at 8:32 pm 0Likes

        you are afflicted..

        • mike
          Posted June 12, 2013 at 8:37 pm 0Likes

          fox is the biggest joke on tv,.. jenine,.. did you not see roger ailesreferring to you and peoplelike you as raving lunatics ? and yet u stillput your hand on the remote and swear by fox ?..lmao.. you have serious problems,..the least of which not being your political affiliations,…if ur a woman and a repub,.. well that tells mpost of us everything we need to know,….bat shit crazy don’t even come close to covering it, …but if your being raped,.. be sure to “shut that whole thing down” and don’t get pregnant, ok ?…..lord help us all from these dumbasses

  • Jane Claymore
    Posted May 21, 2013 at 11:50 am 0Likes

    Fairly hilarious.

  • Irwin B. Platzner
    Posted May 21, 2013 at 2:57 pm 0Likes

    Great satire!!! 🙂 Sharing on The Platzner Post Facebook ,and Twitter

  • Grant Devereaux
    Posted May 21, 2013 at 4:04 pm 0Likes

    FOX News has no credibility left to damage.

    • klhayes
      Posted May 21, 2013 at 11:23 pm 0Likes

      Good one!

  • nick
    Posted May 21, 2013 at 5:02 pm 0Likes

    this has got to be a joke right? fox news impartial hahahahaha

  • Frank LaFerriere
    Posted May 21, 2013 at 5:15 pm 0Likes

    Holy crap. I saw this posting on Facebook and had to check it out myself because I thought it was a satire piece. Then I read it and realized it was not. (jk)

  • heenan73
    Posted May 21, 2013 at 7:10 pm 0Likes

    Hey, go study Troll #101 – you are supposed to keep your sad insults on topic …. otherwise we have no clue when to laugh at you, and when to cry for you.

    • fliteking
      Posted May 22, 2013 at 3:01 pm 0Likes

      Hey sheenan , not sure how even your pea-brain would call my post off topic, but then again the assumption is 22% of libs can think for themselves. Perhaps your in the 78% ( do the math ) .

      At some point you should either take down the Sharpton poster or surprise him at the studio and propose on air.

      It’s funny, although not in a humorous way, that liberals find value in the “Reverend Al Sharpton” who uses cue cards containing mostly pictures with a few single syllable words intermixed – – – -while someone like the Honorable Allen West is given the “Uncle Tom ” treatment by stunted leftist hobgobblers such as yourself.

      Highlighting your own intellectual deficits is something most intelligent people avoid . . . but clearly liberals in the 78% (say “heenan” here) seem to insist on it.

  • Michael Hill
    Posted May 21, 2013 at 8:55 pm 0Likes

    Fuck you. Inbred moron.

    • fliteking
      Posted May 22, 2013 at 3:08 pm 0Likes

      Tell me you had help with your post . . . no way would I want to take credit for such a stunted response.

      Like every good liberal you should openly blame someone else while partaking in the name-calling ritual.

      Hey, who helps you find your way home at the end of the day? I bet it is challenging for you

      Here’s to betting you sit alone at lunch . . . or with someone whose IQ is
      < 65 .

  • klhayes
    Posted May 21, 2013 at 11:21 pm 0Likes

    “Here at Fox News, we have a journalistic standard to uphold,” explained FOX & Friends anchor Gretchen Carlson. LMAOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

  • the unc
    Posted May 22, 2013 at 8:32 pm 0Likes

    Crazy as. as crazy is. gotta love fox an nuts.

  • One of them too
    Posted May 24, 2013 at 5:31 pm 0Likes

    It feels good to laugh, doesn’t it? Thanks, Faux!

  • karen
    Posted May 26, 2013 at 2:41 pm 0Likes

    Lol!!!! Damage FOX news credibility. . Lol they are serious journslists with integrity! !! Lmao!!! Aaawwww shit.. let me wipe the tears away…

  • Gregory Randolph
    Posted June 6, 2013 at 4:57 pm 0Likes

    to dumbass Allen West, Just like I told you, they don’t care about you and will turn on you. typical maggot fox maggots like Hannity and the dinosaur oreilly, just out to use you so called black conservanuts.

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