...we should refrain from asserting that the planet has warmed (or cooled) in any given period without IMMEDIATELY pointing out that such theories are based upon data that critics have called into question. It is not our place as journalists to assert such notions as facts, especially as this debate intensifies.
quote: It was a short quote. It sounds like he was simply trying to tell his reporters to present both sides of the story at all times.
quote: Yet before you even start you've already taken the words out of context and expanded them to include all of time. All of time, including past ice ages, is clearly not the context of the statement.
quote: the editor made the mistake of using a generic statement "in any given period"
quote: BUT, nobody except the "lunatic fringe" left believes that FOX really thinks the earth has never warmed or cooled.
quote: Seriously, is your hate for FOX really that blinding to you people? Don't get me wrong, they're biased, but trust me, you guys are really trying to nail them on a technicality here (how the memo was worded). And what's worse is you're pretending to know what they meant, when it's clear, to me and others, that they meant something else.
quote: a memo leaked from a top Fox News staffer