I tracked Fox News headlines on social media for thirty+ random days and took screenshots.
This fallacy is called the Bandwagon Approach.
The Bandwagon Approach is an, “Appeal to widespread belief, an appeal to common practice and peer pressure. If the discussion is about social conventions, such as “good manners”, then this is a reasonable line of argument. However, in the 1800’s there was a widespread belief that bloodletting cured sickness. These people were not just wrong, but horribly wrong, because it made people sicker. Clearly, the popularity of an idea is no guarantee that it’s right. A common justification for bribery is everybody does it; in the past, this was also a justification for slavery. A List of Fallacious Arguments
Liberalism and Conservatism are points of view and both points of view are
needed for a balanced political debate.
Genuine conservatism is about preserving the best of our traditions while working with Liberals to move our country forward.
There was a time when liberals and conservatives agreed that respectful disagreement was in the best interest of the country.
To someone who was raised on journalists like Walter Cronkite and a news media regulated by the fairness doctrine a news network or media outlet that shapes the
news to fit its dogma is something I’d expect from one of the fictional tyrannies in Mission Impossible.
Many people are asking: is Fox News an American news outlet or is Fox News
Decide for yourself. Click the screenshot to read it large in a new tab.
Why is Obama ‘so adamant’ to protect Islam?
It’s the President’s job to protect and defend Constitution and to represent the interests of all citizens.
Islāmic Americans are among the people President Obama swore by oath to represent.
3.3 million Muslims live in the United States.
How many Americans Mr. O’Reilly?
This is race baiting, I never thought I’d see something like this in the 21st Century.
I can’t find the interview in which Comey says he chose not to indict Hillary Clinton because he didn’t want to change the course of politics.
I think you mean your ‘race politics’ Mr. Fox News Insider.
A lot of Democrats worry about Clinton’s email, so you should worry too.
Note: this headline comes four days after Comey cleared Clinton of criminal charges.
Virtually? Why virtually? It’s more like a few for profit companies have pulled out, as expected.
The Dobbs Report on Trumps Speech at the Republican National Convention.
The backdrop reads, “The Republican nominee delivered a compelling 26 minute
The only news outlet that thought Trump’s speech was compelling in a good way was Fox News.
According to Fox News Trump asked the Russians to hack Clinton’s email as part of a clever trap. I don’t think it worked.
Oh, and while we’re at it:
Fox News is using terminology normally associated with prostitutes and the backdrop reads: Email Scandal Update
Another day, another scandal.
These are the lies that Fox News tells its viewers every freaking day and no one holds it accountable.
And when Fox News isn’t lying about Hillary and Obama it’s talking heads spout bullet points from White Supremacists.
O’Reilly’s idiotic comment is historically inaccurate and inflammatory.
The ‘government’ did not feed and house slaves.
Slaves were fed and housed by their owners..
And this last truly dreadful headline:
This news item is debunked on Snopes. com.
The video was falsely edited at the end to make it seem protesters had physically attacked someone. Snopes.com
Is Fox News working to incite an armed conflict?
And if so, why?
What do you think?
updated to add quote by Bill O’Reilly