Recursive auto-debunking

The news today had a story on how Americans are getting ruder. The report said that some people blame the influence of television shows like South Park. They then cut to a clip of South Park, with Eric Cartman complaining (with transparent insincerity) “I can’t help it, that movie warped my fragile little mind!”

This is too perfect. Using the clip from the show to undermine the case against the show.