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Why Does Rupert Murdoch Hate America?

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Most people who don't know me are surprised when they learn that I am a born again Christian. I don't know why they're surprised. I think I'm a nice person.

For example, even though for the last decade or so I've been writing article and post and column about how the Conservatives are evil and untrustworthy and now I am telling people how excited I am to be voting for the most conservative presidential candidate in the running, GOP hopeful, Ron Paul. I think giving the power back to the people and back to the states is a nice thing.

But as a Christian and as someone who believes that people should have the right to do whatever they want, I am torn when I read that FOX has tapped Ryan Seacrest to host next year's Super Bowl broadcast.

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The bible's most repeated theme is don't judge, but when I think about Ryan Seacrest... well, I'm not proud of the things that go through my mind. Indeed, they are judgments.

And it's gotta be because Seacrest makes no sense. How many pretty boys have come and gone in Hollywood? Countless. Why Seacrest? What makes him so much better? Sure he's on a hot show, but he isn't the one who makes it hot. Last season he wasn't even the 3rd most interesting person on Idol.

And just ask E! how little popularity he has when he has to carry the show on tee vee. But is that a surprise? When more people talk about Paula Abdul than you, you were never a star. Murdoch knows this.

You'd think that in the wake of buying the Wall Street Journal, Rupert would be satisfied with what he's doing to America.

But laying a deuce like Seacrest in the finest punch ever is beyond rude. What did football fans ever do to deserve that?

All we want is to see our games on Sunday, maybe luck out and catch a good Monday one, and go on with our lives.

What number do we send a text message to in order to vote Seacrest out of the Super Bowl?

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