05 Dec '11, 7pm

Cartoon penguins: Biggest threat to children since SpongeBob

I'm sorry, I will never get sick of right-wing wig-flipping over children's entertainment. Apparently anything but VeggieTales is Marxist indoctrination to some people -- and what with Big Government pushing healthy eating, it's not long before a wholesome Christian message isn't enough to keep talking vegetables conservative-friendly. You'll remember, of course, the "Fox & Friends" hosts flipping a nutty over SpongeBob SquarePants. Millionth verse, same as the first: Kyle Smith at the right-leaning New York Post is calling Happy Feet 2 , that no doubt heartwarming tale about dancing cartoon penguins, "Kiddie Karl Marx ." Like "Fox & Friends," he's worried about the environmental take-home message: "Happy Feet Two" has a broad, lefty political agenda. It briefly brings up global warming (though, tellingly, only for a minute--Hollywood's interest in stoking global warming f...

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