July 3, 2012 3 Comments
There was so much funny healthcare news this past week, I thought I might post of a whole series of healthcare poems, but most of the news turned out to be funnier in itself than anything I could say about it.
I did come up with one piece, based on Fox’s refusal to admit it had made a mistake by reporting that the individual mandate had been struck down.
Our job is to share the news as we learn it. As we were hearing it, and as we were reading it, we let our viewers know about it.
–Michael Clemente, Fox Executive Vice-President of News-Editorial,
quoted by Paul Farhi, Washington Post
We reported Obamacare dead
And we’re standing behind what we said.
When we cover the Court,
We will always report
As we’re reading, not wait till we’ve read.
What we said’s what we thought. Don’t accuse.
Oh, you bet we’re embarrassed? You lose.
‘Cause despite critics’ knocks,
It’s our job here at Fox
To report what we think as the news.
For the most part, though, my muse couldn’t compete with the comedians being reported about:
and, who will ever forget,