Fox News Sunday Introduces “Obama Watch”

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There have been subtle and not so subtle messages to voters throughout this election painting Barack Obama as radical and un-American. Most recently, over the weekend, there was wide-spread media coverage of Obama’s “anti-American” and “racial” reverend in Chicago.

But none of these are quite as dramatic as Fox’s new “Obama Watch.” If you aren’t already convinced that Barack Obama is an extremist, you might want to tune in to Fox News Sunday. The new feature, announced by Chris Wallace, will give its viewers “a weekly update on Barack Obama.” Under the auspices of the network’s ongoing hopes to urge the Dems to debate on Fox, “Obama Watch” will be set to a ticking time clock a la 24. I’ll give Fox News credit for one thing, they left no subliminal message unturned. If the beep beep, beep beep of Jack Bauer’s hit show doesn’t say “Obama is a terrorist” I don’t know what does.

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Reclaiming power from those who abuse it often starts with telling the truth. And in "This Is How Authoritarians Get Defeated," MoJo's Monika Bauerlein unpacks six truths to remember during the homestretch of an election where democracy, truth, and decency are on the line.

Truth #1: The chaos is the point.

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Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

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Truth #5: It's about minority rule.

Truth #6: The only thing that can save us is…us.

Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

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