Friday, January 16, 2015

Fox ReDuhs

Fox Business Delivers Stupidest Super Bowl Report Possible:

Fox Business Network attempted to report on Super Bowl ticket sales today with threats that "the NFL is expecting record-low attendance." That's not true, but somehow what reporter Elizabeth MacDonald went on to say got even stupider.

MacDonald tried to trace recent Super Bowl attendance trends to the popularity of the teams playing, claiming six-figure attendance four years ago was due to the Green Bay Packers' and Pittsburgh Steelers' involvement. She then projected the popularity of teams in the running for this year's Super Bowl, and how that might affect attendance. Here's the thing, though: only one number factors into Super Bowl attendance statistics, and that number is STADIUM CAPACITY...

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