FOX News catches a chill from AlterNet


FOX News ran a report last Thursday on Brit Hume's Political Grapevine highlighting Stan Cox's article, "America's Air-Conditioned Nightmare."

Great that AlterNet is on FOX's radar, but note that there's no challenge made to any of Cox's assertions.

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FOX Transcript:
Full of Cold Air?
The American left is blaming a new culprit in the country's turn towards the Republican Party in recent years -- air conditioning.

An article on the liberal Web site, titled "America's Air Conditioned Nightmare," argues that the southward migration made possible by AC's ability to beat the southern heat has caused citizens who might normally be influenced by the more liberal north to instead soak up the Sun Belt's conservative culture.

The piece also blames air conditioning for a "social chill" that's weakened the political system, making people "less inclined to gather spontaneously" and crippling grassroots political action.

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