Actually Fair and Balanced?!
For my money, I think the funniest website aside from The Onion is FoxNews.com. Man, they're always good for a few giggles, especially during big news stories like Katrina. All throughout the last few days while CNN and the BCC reports about looting and death and 50,000 people still trapped with no help on the way and growing lawlessness and just horrible, horrible stuff, the front page of FoxNews.com has been various glory shots of Bush making important plans with important people and being incredibly reassuring, with headlines like, "The Cavalry Is Coming!" and "Help Is On The Way!" They're so dern optimistic. It's really adorable.
But you know you're in trouble as an administration when even the Fox News viewer feedback section is overwhelmed with criticism like, "The GOP just cost themselves the White House in ‘08" and "Why is it whenever there is an emergency, President Bush always seems to be coming back from or cutting his vacation short? Is that all he does?" and endless calls to, "Please bring 'our troops' home, President Bush!"
But a few of the great quotes along the lines of what one might actually expect to read are, "In spite of the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina, Laura Bush is the most reassuring first lady that this country has ever had in the time of tragedy" and "Bush's Department of Homeland Security certainly demonstrated their proficiency in handling a disaster. What outstanding leadership!"
Although in that first one, it sounds like the writer is actually suggesting Laura Bush caused some of the devastation and is "reassuring" despite that. And I'm pretty sure the second one was meant to be sarcastic.
But my favorite is this: "Only the French would give us a city built below sea level."
Wait, maybe that was The Onion.