Ronald Reagan killed the Fairness Doctrine…
Many people feel like this opened the door to the conservative-slanted media like Rush Limbaugh and FOX News.
Now I think I see why Palin called him “America’s lifeguard” (referring, of course, to Sarah Palin’s America). Wondering what the Fairness Doctrine has to do with the environment? Read the links below.
Why is Glenn Beck peeing (and farting) in the pool? He must’ve read those links.
More on the subject
From USA Today (and the inspiration for the cartoon): Palin on Reagan: He was ‘America’s lifeguard
From FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting): What is The Fairness Doctrine
From RedGreenAndBlue: Fox News Viewers Misinformed About Global Warming (And Lots More)
From Ecopolitology: The 7 Most Ridiculous Things Rush Limbaugh Has Said About BP’s Oil Spill and Did Sarah Palin Top Rush Limbaugh’s Idiotic BP Oil Spill Remarks?
From TIME magazine: A Brief History Of The Fairness Doctrine