At that age, the name of the game at that age is “Exaggeration!” It’s not 7 and a half inches, it’s “almost eight.” You push that ruler as hard as possible to get that extra fraction of an inch. I suppose the female equivalent would be stuffing tissues into your bra or wearing a push up. Regardless, the idea is make what you have seem much larger than it actually is.
Fox is apparently staffed by awkward teenagers desperately trying to match a false narrative. In this case, it’s not “I want to be as big as the porn stars I see online!” but rather, “A 4.6% tax hike is as big as the porn stars I see online!” How else can you explain this graphic?
Eh, you get the point. But is 4.6% really that much? Let’s say you make a federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour that the GOP thinks you can survive on. You get a 4.6% raise. That’s a whole whopping 33 cents. Does 4.6% still sound like an overwhelming number?
Media Matters provides a visual comparsion much more in line with reality than the adolescents over at Fox seem to be capable of:
It’s embarrassing to think there are adults that fall for this stuff. The new Fox slogan: “For children, by children.”