This day in WND history: ‘We distort, you comply’

shoxnews1‘We distort, you comply’

June 23, 2005: A Los Angeles artist with a history of mocking the Bush administration and conservatives including Rush Limbaugh went after the Fox News Channel with a billboard and related website called ShoxNews.com.

The billboard in Santa Monica, Calif., featured a shadowy Uncle Sam figure controlling a handpuppet, as it proclaims in giant lettering, “Shox News Channel, We Distort, You Comply,” an obvious send-up of the cable news channel’s “We report, you decide” slogan.

The campaign was created by Karen Fiorito, a self-described propagandist and culture jammer who said, “My art plays a subversive role in society, offering an alternative narrative to the dominant culture. I hope to initiate a dialogue in the community, not only about political issues, but also about the assumption that art and politics do not mix.”

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