http://www.democraticunderground.com...ss=389x8197908DollyM (618 posts) Thu Apr-22-10 05:53 PM
May I request a channel change?
I went with my husband to the VA hospital yesterday and they had Fox News playing in the waiting area for the pharmacy. The last time I was there, they had Fox news playing also. The last time it elicited a few "redneck" comments which I largely tried to ignore. This time a guy showed up, sat down and opened his Glen Beck book and started proclaiming loudly to the other waiting veterans that Obama was ruining the country with his socialism and so forth. I had all I could take and got up and left. I left my husband setting there with the rednecks as I knew I would say something in a minute that probably would not have been very nice. I really find the Fox news channel offensive and being forced to sit there and listen to it in the waiting area is awful. It just winds up the red neck Veterans and gets them started on the same old Republican venom filled agenda, which I find even more offensive. I live in southern Illinois so I may be the odd man out down here but seriously, can't they change the channel to MSNBC or CNN or SOMETHING other than Fox news? I looked over at the pharmecy and they were very busy and I didn't think it warranted me standing in line to complain about the station. I have thought about writing the Director of the VA Hospital but realize he would probably just blow me off. What would you do? I am at the point that I am going to load my arms up with Keith Oberman, Hillary Clinton, Obama, etc. books and take them with me next time and place them around me in a circle of protection!!!!!
These bouncies are starting to all sound alike.