The infamous Krispy Kreme cheeseburger has been making the rounds for a few years and has recently experienced a resurgence of prurient interest. Now, Fox News has decided its existence is on par with that of Islamofascists and H1N1. Looking at footage of the 1,500-calorie zeppelins, an expression of disgust barely able to register on his shellacked features, Fox bobblehead Shep Smith says, “I don’t know, man, there are signs of the apocalypse, you hear about them. This may be one of them.” Given that famine is one of the apocalypse’s four horsemen, this would seem to be counterintuitive, but donut burgers aren’t known for inspiring rational analysis, let alone fair and balanced reporting.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 8, 2009