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Fox's Brain Room

Collide-a-ScapeBy Keith KloorAug 24, 2011 1:48 AM

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Earlier this month, Fox Nation prominently featured a NY Post story, which began:

Every day it seems new evidence emerges that the "evidence" for global warming has been exaggerated, manufactured or just plain wrong.

Coincidentally, Texas Governor Rick Perry echoed this same theme last week, which was summarily refuted by the Washington Post's resident factchecker. On Sunday, Fox & Friends took a look into the matter, spurred on by Jon Huntsman's famous tweet and ensuing criticism of Perry's stand on climate change. The show consulted its own factcheckers. You might be surprised to hear what they discovered.

Let's cut right to the chase, courtesy of Media Matters, which has posted this shocking revelation from Clayton Morris, Fox & Friend's Sunday host:

If you dive into the weeds a little bit on this global warming thing, you see that it seems that facts are certainly on Huntsman's side on all of this and fact checkers have come out, and we're actually having our own brain room look at this right now and any of Perry's comments don't seem to hold a lot of water.

OMG. Is Fox News turning into a global warming promoter, like those other spindly conservative sellouts? Heck, with this latest turn of events, you have to wonder if the whole edifice of the global warming-is-a man/bear/pig theory is collapsing/crumbling/out of gas/kaput. Stay tuned...

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