Source: Catherine Taibi / The Huffington Post Fox News’ Martha MacCallum had this to say on Monday about the rollout of the Affordable Care Act: “What I keep coming back to in all of this is unlike other issues — Katrina or the Iraq war—this is something that touches so many people’s lives across the country and [...]
Source: Eric Stern / Salon.com I happened to turn on the Hannity show on Fox News last Friday evening. “Average Americans are feeling the pain of Obamacare and the healthcare overhaul train wreck,” Hannity announced, “and six of them are here tonight to tell us their stories.” Three married couples were neatly arranged in his studio, [...]
Source: MediaMatters.org Fox & Friends Saturday criticized President Obama for offering to personally pay for a “museum of Muslim culture” during the government shutdown, a claim that originated from a satire website. On October 5, the co-hosts of Fox & Friends Saturday discussed the closure of the World War II Memorial, which resulted from the Republican-led shutdown. During the discussion, co-host Anna Kooiman claimed [...]
Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Source: theGrio Keith Ablow, a psychiatrist and regular Fox News contributor, used the somber occasion of the 9/11 anniversary to launch an incendiary attack on President Barack Obama and his supporters. In remarks which many might find offensive, Ablow argues that Americans elected Obama almost [...]
Source: Dylan Byers / Politico In an effort to counter an attack from MSNBC’s Al Sharpton, Fox News host Bill O’Reilly revealed on Thursday that he once gave $25,000 to Sharpton’s charity so that it could provide Christmas presents and dinners to poor people in Harlem. Rev. Sharpton, who confirmed the donation in an interview with [...]
Hannity And Guests On Oprah’s Trayvon Comments: ‘Idiocy,’ She Knows ‘Diddly-Squat’ About Civil Rights!
Source: Josh Feldman / Mediaite Oprah Winfrey got in some hot water this week after commenting that the Trayvon Martincase is the “same” as Emmett Till‘s. Sean Hannity found this shocking coming from Oprah, while guests Michael Meyers andDeroy Murdock mercilessly tore her apart for her “idiocy” and just jumping on the media bandwagon. Murdock shot back against the Till analogy by saying George Zimmerman is clearly not on [...]
Source: The Huffington Post Ah, there’s nothing quite like a good old-fashioned takedown of Fox News for its obvious racism. Stephen Colbert devoted some time to knocking down Bill O’Reilly and Bernard Goldberg for their crazed report that Obama’s well-received speech about race relations is unnecessary, because black people commit the most crimes.
Source: Josh Feldman / Mediaite Fox News is the go-to channel for many Republicans looking to rail against the latest example of President Obama government overreach, but at least one member of the GOP thinks they might want to tone down their message a little. Congressman Adam Kinzinger told a conservative audience at a breakfast today that Republicans need to [...]
Source: Lesley Messer / ABC News After nearly 10 years as a co-host of “The View,” Elisabeth Hasselbeck said goodbye to the ABC talk show this morning. She will be joining “Fox & Friends” in the fall. “The past 10 years have been nothing short of extraordinary,” Hasselbeck, 36, said at the start of the show. “I [...]
Source: Matt Wilstein / Mediaite As the George Zimmerman murder trial gets underway today, cable news pundits are out in force with speculations about exactly what happened on the night that Trayvon Martin was killed and how the arguments will play out in court. But this morning on Fox News’ online streaming coverage one former [...]