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NRA's Ted Nugent: Jewish Supporters Of Gun Safety Laws Are "Nazis In Disguise"

National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent responded to backlash over his posting of an anti-Semitic image on Facebook by calling Jewish people who support gun safety laws "nazis in disguise." On February 8, Nugent shared anShow More Summary

Marco Rubio Touts Rush Limbaugh's Defense Of His Recycled Lines At GOP Debate

From the February 9 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends: BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): Senator, first off, I saw you with Megyn [Kelly] last night. I know that a lot of people are on you for what you said in the debate over and over again. Show More Summary

The Daily Show Slams Fox's Criticism Of Beyonce's Super Bowl Performance

From the February 8 edition of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah: JESSICA WILLIAMS: And it was awesome because there was so much in this video about black female empowerment. But its not just about self-love, I mean she calls out police brutality and the constant fear that black people have of the police. Show More Summary

Watch Stephen Colbert Challenge Bill O'Reilly For Supporting Spending On War But Not Anti-Poverty Programs

From the February 8 edition of CBS' The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: BILL O'REILLY: Ronald Reagan was a very very good politician. He was an excellent politician. He did what he had to do. But ultimately, he did two things that benefited the country. Show More Summary

After Sharing Anti-Semitic Image, NRA Board Member Ted Nugent Posts Image Suggesting We Are Headed Towards Another Holocaust

National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent suggested that America is on the path to a genocide similar to the Holocaust by posting an image on Facebook of Jews being rounded up by Nazis and commenting, "Soulless sheep to slaughter. Show More Summary

Donald Trump Says He Would Seek Sean Hannity's Advice On VP Choice

From the February 8 edition of Fox News' Hannity: SEAN HANNITY (HOST): Do you give any thought to a VP choice? DONALD TRUMP: I don't give much thought to it, and look, there are so many out there. So many really good, talented people, and I would have maybe two or three. Show More Summary

Megyn Kelly: "Feminist Movement Goes Wrong" With Pro-Choice Platform

From the February 8 edition of Fox News' The Kelly File: MEGYN KELLY (HOST): You tell me whether I'm wrong. This is where the feminist movement goes wrong. Why does pro-choice or anti-abortion, whatever, why does that have to be part of the feminist platform? You know how alienating that is? Half of the women disagree. Show More Summary

Newsweek Dismantles Partisan Attacks On Hillary Clinton's Email

Newsweek's Kurt Eichenwald debunked the partisan assertions that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton improperly used a private email account, pointing out that her predecessors similarly used private email accounts that received...Show More Summary

Fox Business Guest Compares Beyonce's Super Bowl Performance To KKK

From the February 8 edition of Fox Business' Risk & Reward with Dierdre Bolton: JO LING KENT (HOST): Beyonce put out a new video, music video called "Formation," and it has been interpreted to be pro-Black Lives Matter, and potentially looking at issues inside New Orleans as well. Show More Summary

Fox's Rod Wheeler: Beyonce's Superbowl Performance "Really Gave The Middle Finger To Police Officers"

From the February 8 edition of Fox Business' Making Money with Charles Payne: CHARLES PAYNE (HOST): Well last night Beyonce had a political message to convey during her halftime performance at the Super Bowl. Her routine, well some say it had a reference to Malcolm X, and her wardrobe was reportedly inspired by the Black Panthers. Show More Summary

Fox's Greg Gutfeld Jokes That Super Bowl Was "Another Example Of An Old White Man Beating A Young Black Man"

From the February 8 edition of Fox News' The Five: GREG GUTFELD (CO-HOST): Poor Cam Newton. Now he knows what it's like to come in second in Iowa. I thought it was a disgrace. It was just another example of an old white man beating a...Show More Summary

Federal Court Affirms That Deceptively Edited Anti-Choice Videos Are Fraudulent And Not Journalism

On February 5, a federal judge issued a preliminary injunction against the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) -- Media Matters' 2015 Misinformer of the Year -- barring founder David Daleiden and alleged co-conspirators from releasingShow More Summary

NRA Board Member Ted Nugent Suggests Jews Are "Behind" Gun Safety Laws

National Rifle Association board member Ted Nugent shared a graphic suggesting that Jews are "really behind" gun-safety laws. The image was previously posted on Stormfront, the most prominent American white supremacist website. In aShow More Summary

Following Media Matters Criticism, Donald Trump Says He'll Return Donation From White Nationalist

Republican Donald Trump said he will return a donation from white nationalist leader and author William Daniel Johnson, who gave $250 to his presidential campaign. The Hill reported today that Trump was asked about the donation at a New Hampshire town hall. Show More Summary

Associated Press Violates Its Own Guidelines In Reporting On Transgender Man Killed By Police

The Associated Press violated its own guidelines for how to refer to transgender people in a report on a transgender man who was shot and killed by police in Arizona. Kayden Clarke was shot and killed by police who were responding to...Show More Summary

NBC News Veterans And Media Ethicists: CNBC Should "Not Allow" Larry Kudlow To "Misuse" Its Network To Campaign

Veteran journalism experts and two former NBC News presidents are urging CNBC to remove senior contributor Larry Kudlow from the channel as he lays the groundwork for a potential campaign for the U.S. Senate. Kudlow has said he is "moving...Show More Summary

Limbaugh Defends Marco Rubio Against "Robotic" Criticisms After Debate

From the February 8 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show: RUSH LIMBAUGH: Now, I don't have anything other than anecdotal. I have seen a little video tape of voters talking about Rubio. And I have gone to comments sections of websites and I haven't seen one voter talk about how Rubio was robotic. Show More Summary

WATCH: Four Times New Late Night Host Samantha Bee Dismantled Right-Wing Media Myths

When Samantha Bee launches her TBS program Full Frontal tonight, it will be "the only late-night satire program currently hosted by a woman, and one of very few in the decades-long history of the genre to feature a female star." That...Show More Summary

Bernie Sanders' Wind Energy Plan Falsely Attacked By Big Oil Ally, With Help From The Wall Street Journal

A dirty energy advocate with Big Oil ties is falsely smearing Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' wind energy plan -- with an assist from The Wall Street Journal. The Journal published a February 7 op-ed attacking Sanders'...Show More Summary

Boston Globe Editorial Board Calls Out "Irrational" Objections To Transgender Equality

The Boston Globe editorial board called out "irrational objections" to a Massachusetts bill that would provide non-discrimination protections for transgender people, debunking the right-wing myth that these protections would endanger...Show More Summary

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