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1.
The heady mix of partisan hackery, character assassination, and manufactured outrage that Fox News viewers regularly inhale.
Jon Stewart again smacked Fox News for its fury over Common’s White House appearance, pointing out last night that only huffers of “Foxygen”—“the heady mix of partisan hackery, character assassination, and manufactured outrage”—would be bothered by the rapper’s performance.
by WisconsinWordsmith May 13, 2011
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Propaganda spouted by right-wing types (e.g. Sarah Palin) and their corresponding networks (e.g. Fox).
Donald Trump: Obama has yet to prove he is a citizen.
Jon Stewart: Quit spreading your Foxygen around. Some suckers are stupid enough to breathe it.
by Michael Grant May 13, 2011
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A gaseous drug, a “heady mix of partisan hackery, character assassination, and manufactured outrage”, which causes people to perceive reality as a far-right-wing caricature that would be scoffed at by Republicans of the Eisenhower era. (Term coined on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, 2011-05-12.)
“After thirty years of stagnant middle-class wages, anyone who thinks trickle-down economics works is clearly huffing Foxygen.”
by catslaugh May 12, 2011
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A heady mix of partisan hackery, character assassination, and manufactured outrage. Inhaled, abuse can lead to wildly incorrect interpretations of statements and events.

Coined by Jon Stewart and the writers of The Daily Show on May 12th, 2011.
Sean Hannity is a total Foxygen junkie.
by Stewbeef64 May 13, 2011
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A media term for a made up controversy, or trying to find controversy when there is none. Usually conducted by conservatives in the media, "journalists" attempt to make a big fat hairy deal out of a quaint little mole hill.
Steve: "I heard that Common was going to perform at the White House for their poetry event."
Irwin: "WHAT? He advocates murder and disobedience. Rap has no place in American culture."
Steve: "You've been breathing the foxygen again huh?"
Irwin: "Bill O'Reilly speaks the truth."
Steve: "Like when he said Obama was a Kenyan and Osama is still alive?"
by Aximill May 13, 2011
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The drug huffed by Fox News talking heads. Per Jon Stewart on the Daily Show, "the heady mix of partisan hackery, character assassination, and manufactured outrage."
Person 1: Did you hear that those guys on Fox News are calling Obama a cop killer because he had Common speak at the White House?
Person 2: Eh, I never listen to anything those idiots say. They're all high on Foxygen.
by shadow101101 May 13, 2011
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"The heady mix of partisan hackery, character assassination, and manufactured outrage", such as what is regularly aired on FOX News.
"For those who huff the heady mix of partisan hackery, character assassination, and manufactured outrage, known as FOXygen ..." -- by John Stewart on his Daily Show, May 12, 2011, about FOX News' over-reaction to a recent poetry reading at the White House by rapper Common.
by WarIsNotTheAnswer May 23, 2011
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