Fair and balanced, y'all:
Two Fox News commentators were suspended on Monday for using profanities while criticizing President Obama on Monday.Obviously, everything about this is perfect, including and especially the fact that Fox News can run 24/7 content that is absolutely obscene in its bigotry and mendacity, but as long as their paid shills use "civil" language while doing it, no problem. Go ahead and question the president's very citizenship and use reprehensible racist dog whistles all day every day and spend all kinds of time engaging in the most lurid misogyny, gross transphobia, contemptible homophobia, and every other imaginable prejudice—just don't say the word "shit" while you do it.
Ralph Peters, a Fox News "strategic analyst," called the president a "total pu---" who "doesn't want to hurt our enemies."
A couple of hours later Stacey Dash, a Fox contributor, said the president "didn't give a sh--" about Sunday night's terrorism speech.
"Earlier today, Fox contributors Lt. Col. Ralph Peters and Stacey Dash made comments on different programs that were completely inappropriate and unacceptable for our air," Fox senior executive vice president Bill Shine said.
"Fox Business Network and Fox News Channel do not condone the use of such language, and have suspended both Peters and Dash for two weeks," he said.
Epic fucking eyeroll.