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Fox News Website Trumpets Government 'Slimdown,' Not Shutdown

Oct 01, 2013 | Updated Dec 01, 2013

"Shutdown"? What's a "shutdown"?

If you were looking at the Fox News website, you might think you were in a different universe than the one where everyone is talking about a government shutdown.

What we have, according to the network, is a "slimdown." The government's not frozen and crippled -- it's just losing a little weight!

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Ironically, on television, there was still talk of a "shutdown":

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