Monday, January 28, 2013

Fiscal Conservatism

Waste, fraud & abuse, to coin a cliché.

Fox News paid Palin over $15
per word, including 111 ‘amens’

Quantity is quality: If we got even 85¢ (US$0.85) for every word we typed at this mess we'd have been doing something besides sitting around here typing long ago.

Raw Story makes it so easy ... if there are adverts visible (just says "advertisement" in our preview) we all know free speech isn't, &c. And our sincerest apologies for the break, but we didn't want to dick about w/ the HTML when we could be eating or something.

Fox News paid Palin over $15 per word, including 111 ‘amens’ (via Raw Story )

An analysis by the University of Minnesota’s non-partisan Smart Politics website determined that Fox News paid former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin over $15 for each word she uttered on the air during her three-year contract, and 111 of those words were “amen.” Following last week’s news that Palin…

Statistical factoids!

Moments later: Dang. Adverts & ugly display via Internet Exploder!


Big Bad Bald Bastard said...

Fifteen dollars a word? That's one expensive word salad!

Substance McGravitas said...

They don't require them to be in the right order.

Weird Dave said...

Hmmmmm..$25.00 off an ionic foot bath or have I ever been arrested? Decisions, decisions...

Oh, Palin. Right. Well $20,000.00 to show up once a week. I can see how that's totally worth it (at least if it was me).

zombie rotten mcdonald said...


(where's my $20, Ailes?)