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Fri Nov 9, 2012, 01:16 PM

Obama's re-election causing mental disorders [View all]

Seriously.

I have a good friend whose entire family are Foxers. They watch Fox from morning to night. Right along, he's been getting emails urging him to support Romney to prevent the disaster that Obama would bring.

After the election, he remarked that his family must be going crazy. Little did he realize.

On Wednesday, he was in a very important business meeting, when he got a call from his sister (who almost never calls him) saying she needed to talk to him right away. He panicked, thinking that something had happened to his mom or dad, who are in their 70s.

He excused himself from the meeting and called her back. She started sobbing uncontrollably on the phone. "What are we going to do? What's going to happen to us?" He asked her what she meant and was anything wrong.

She went on, still crying, that it was the end of the country now that "he" got elected. He asked her who "he" was. She said that she couldn't even say his name, but that it was the end of the US. She said the whole family had been on the phone with each other repeatedly since the election was called, crying and screaming. They hadn't been able to sleep or eat.

These are fairly well-off middle class people in the Northeast.

My friend spent a half hour trying to calm her down but was having no success. Of course, they were still glued to Fox and taking the propaganda by the minute.

Finally, all he could say was "Turn off Fox. Turn off the TV. Stay away from the TV."

Fox is really a dangerous, dangerous force in the country.

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