This is just amazing. No serious news organization would ever actually pull stunt after stunt like this. Fox is propaganda, not news (via Media Matters):
In a graphic labeled “Growth of Government Spending (As A Share Of GDP),” Fox & Friends suggested that government spending increased from 3.2 percent of the economy at the end of the Bush administration to an average of 23.8 percent under Obama. But in doing so, Fox compared the level of deficits under Bush to overall spending under Obama — two completely different measures of government spending.
The figure for “government spending” during the Obama administration is in line with historical data for overall spending as a percentage of the economy, a figure that does not take into account federal revenue. By contrast, the 3.2 percent figure used to illustrate “government spending” under Bush and the figures for the 1940s are in line with…
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