A Fox is a carnivorous mammal

In its earliest days of broadcast news, serious news was read by men in dinner jackets, not true, however, on the radio that is how they were perceived to be dressed. As for women, they did not exist as serious news readers or reporters, when they finally were allowed in the newsroom it was to comment on fashion, children and cooking, so called even today as ‘women’s issues’, subjects not worthy of the male perspective in any depth. Then along came the Ziegfeldian of the newsroom as practiced at the Fox News Network, perhaps a new word to you? Then try parapraxis, let me call upon Wikipedia for help. “A Freudian slip, also called parapraxis, is an error in speech, memory, or physical action that is interpreted as occurring due to the interference of an unconscious subdued wish or internal train of thought. The concept is part of classical psychoanalysis”. The Fox News image of women news readers has bled across every television broadcast news network, in the guise of steaking blond hair, long false eyelashes, pouting red greasy lips. It was only recently publicly disclosed that it was encouraged behind the scenes too with the gentle inspiration of the wearing of miniskirts, high heels along with harassing trash talk resulting in large monetary payouts. Rachel Maddow recently appeared on Late Night with Seth Myers, in tennis shoes and trousers, can’t even imagine parts of that wardrobe on a female guest anywhere near a Fox television network that is not the kind of image of women that Fox News promotes.

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