Fox News Analysis Finds a Way to Co-Opt the ’50 Years After March on Washington’ Meme

If you’re Fox News, how do you deal with the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington? Co-opt it!

Thanks to Josh Barro at Business Insider for bringing this insightful analysis from Fox News to our attention. As WonkBlog points out, the construction lends itself to a wide variety of useful insights:

The great thing about this is that the formulation works for anything. “50 years after March on Washington, the bees are dying.” “50 years after March on Washington, some worry about Miley Cyrus’s ‘twerking’.” “”50 years after March on Washington, my sink is leaking.” “50 years after the March on Washington, we still don’t have jetpacks.”

We have a few more to add:

  • 50 years after March on Washington, Congress still at loggerheads
  • 50 years after March on Washington, Kanye West thinks he’s a god
  • 50 years after March on Washington, black people are still black
  • 50 years after March on Washington, some think tattoos are cool

Do you have any “50 years after March on Washington” insights to share? Leave a comment.

4 Responses »

  1. steve olsen August 30, 2013 @ 4:05 am

    ‘The vast majority of Rich White Repubs are still viscerally terrified by anyone tanner than a Kardashian. A condition they have passed on to their Poorer White Consticheintsy.’

  2. steve olsen August 30, 2013 @ 4:07 am

    50 years after March on Washington, I’m tireder than I used to be.

  3. steve olsen August 30, 2013 @ 4:10 am

    50 years after March on Washington, even Einstein’s ‘E=MC2 could not possibly provide all of the necessary cornbread for all that company.

  4. Trish Ponder August 30, 2013 @ 9:17 am

    50 years after March on Washington, and it’s still O.K. for white men to kill unarmed black teenagers.

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