Jan. 30, 2012 at 9:22 AM ET
All things considered, it's wisest not to mess with The Muppets.
Specifically, Miss Piggy.
Readers may recall how Eric Bolling of FOX Business' "Follow the Money" took "The Muppets" to task last December as an example of how "liberal media" tries to "brainwash our kids" against big business -- specifically big oil.
Well, at a recent press conference in the United Kingdom to promote the film, frog and pig fought back. Asks Kermit: "If we had problems with oil companies, why would we have spent the entire film driving around in a gas-guzzling Rolls Royce?"
But Piggy took the sharpest shot: "(The brainwashing charges are) almost as laughable as accusing Fox News of being ... news."
After which, Kermit predicted correctly that, "Boy, that's going to be all over the Internet!"
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