The Politics Behind Global Warming
Many people will look at the title of this post and think to themselves, “Global warming isn’t a political issue at all; a person should be able to think and make an opinion about an issue without having to worry about what his party will think about him.” Sadly, that isn’t the case. In today’s America, everything that has any importance on the daily lives of the American people has to be a political issue, global warming included. Sometimes this can be a good thing and unify Congress and get them to all agree on an issue and get something done for once, but most of the time, bringing politics into current events will only bring trouble.
Now while many people will disagree with me, I will say it anyways. Fox News—even though their logo says otherwise—takes a biased stance on the news. Now while many people will point out to me and say, “How about MSNBC!” I am talking strictly about Republicans and where most of them get their news from. Fox News is one of the only conservative news organizations on television and they take pride in their bias sometimes, but being biased isn’t a good thing.
The above is a very extreme example of the bias of Fox News, but it does show something; that Fox News viewers are the most misinformed out of everybody in the United States. Saying that Fox News viewers are the most misinformed is a very broad statement to make, but I think that it does hold true. At 9:00 if you turn on Fox, you will see a fellow by the name of Sean Hannity, who is by far one of the most openly biased news anchors you will ever watch. By him and many other people being this biased at Fox—which is the number 1 watched news network on T.V— many people are being fed opinions and not the full story; thereby clouding their minds from what’s actually happening. The way to get more people to believe in global warming is to get companies and people like Fox News and Rush Limbaugh to be less openly biased.