CNN: Target USA

[CNN announcer]
FDR said it first: "The only thing we have to fear... IS FEAR ITSELF!!!!" Next on CNN: We'll give you four dozen things to be scared of! Stay tuned!

[cue scary music]

Jon Stewart on CNN's fearmongering.

Update: On a related note, read this first-hand account of being stuck at Heathrow airport during the security crackdown last week. (via BoingBoing)


  1. OMG, that's hilarious. I love Jon Stewart. I definitely need to figure out how to get youtube videos in a wordpress blog.

    It reminded me a little of the fear discussion in Michael Moore's Bowling for Columbine. Living in fear will change the world.

  2. I agree, it's amazing to see the changes that decisions fueled by fear have made in the world in the past 5 years. Perhaps some changes are good, some are certainly not. Same goes for necessity/overreaction. Gotta wonder about that 'slippery slope' though, and where things will be in 10 years.