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Archived Since:April 14, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Hannity Says Federal Judge's Ruling Against Obama's Immigration Action "Could've Been Written By Me"

Radio host and Fox News personality Sean Hannity applauded and seemingly claimed credit for a federal judge's district court ruling in Pennsylvania that found President Obama's executive action deferring deportation for millions of undocumented family members of U.S. Show More Summary

Hannity Pushes RNC Head Priebus To Promise GOP Will "Eat Away At Obamacare...Limb By Limb"

From the December 16 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Sean Hannity Show: Previously: Hannity Demands Republicans Defund Obamacare Or "We'll Primary You And We'll Get Rid Of You" Fox's Hannity: Republicans Should "Shut The Government...Show More Summary

How Conservative Media Responded To Jeb Bush's 2016 Presidential Bid Announcement

Right-wing media lobbed harsh criticism and conspiracy theories at Jeb Bush in response to his decision to "actively explore" a 2016 presidential bid, even urging more conservative Republicans to run against him. Jeb Bush Announced Intention To "Actively Explore" 2016 Presidential Bid Jeb Bush Will "Actively Explore" 2016 Presidential Candidacy. Show More Summary

Fox Guest Donald Trump: "The Last Thing We Need Is Another Bush"

From the December 16 edition of Fox News' Your World with Neil Cavuto: Previously: Limbaugh: Jeb Bush Is Trying To Prove The GOP Can Win The Presidency Without The Conservative Base How The Right-Wing Media Geared Up For War With Jeb Bush Fox Host Calls On Jeb Bush To "Rebrand Himself"

Limbaugh: Jeb Bush Is Trying To Prove The GOP Can Win The Presidency Without The Conservative Base

From the December 16 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show: Previously: The Right's Jeb Bush-Hillary Clinton Double Standard Limbaugh: Jeb Bush's 2016 Bid "Could Be A Sacrificial Run" To Make Sure A Conservative Doesn't Get Nomination How the Right-Wing Media Geared Up For War With Jeb Bush

Media Obsessed Over Hillary Clinton's Wealth, Will They Do The Same For Jeb Bush?

Media outlets have described Hillary Clinton's wealth and the speaking fees she has earned as a "potentially serious political problem" and a "potential political liability." Will they describe the financial dealings of former Florida...Show More Summary

How The Right-Wing Media Geared Up For War With Jeb Bush

Right-wing media figures spent the months leading up to Jeb Bush's decision to actively explore running for president criticizing him as the "dumbest Bush," a "base pander," and a candidate who presents problems for the base. Jeb Bush...Show More Summary

Limbaugh Imagines Conspiracy Theory Behind Jeb Bush's 2016 Presidential Bid

From the December 16 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Rush Limbaugh Show: Previously: GOP Civil War: Limbaugh Claims Jeb Bush Portrays Talk Radio As "Extremist Wackos" Right-Wing Media Forget Lessons Of 2012 Election, Trash Jeb Bush Over Immigration Comments

The Right's Jeb Bush-Hillary Clinton Double Standard

Two years after the fact, right-wing media are trying to flip the narrative that sunk their presidential aspirations in 2012 by charging that current personal wealth and the fees for paid speeches since leaving the State Department make...Show More Summary

Fox Host Calls On Jeb Bush To "Rebrand Himself"

From the December 16 edition of Fox News' Outnumbered: Previously: Right-Wing Media Forget Lessons Of 2012 Election, Trash Jeb Bush Over Immigration Comments Laura Ingraham: Jeb Bush Insulted "Work Ethic" And "Family Values" Of Americans While Making Case For Immigration Reform

Fox Highlights Gun Laws In Sydney Hostage Incident But Not In Pennsylvania Spree Killing

Fox News used the Sydney, Australia hostage situation to question whether Australia's strict gun laws should be loosened, but offered no commentary on Pennsylvania's relatively looser gun laws in their reports the same day on a man went on a shooting rampage, killing six. Show More Summary

Fox Only Covered U.N. Climate Talks When Things Were Going Wrong

United Nations delegates have gathered over the past two weeks to discuss action on climate change. Fox News only covered the talks once, to warn that they were "breaking down," but ignored the deal reached Sunday morning: a pledge from...Show More Summary

Family Research Council's Craig James Isn't Sure If Gay People Should Be Executed

A former Fox Sports analyst-turned-hate group spokesman couldn't bring himself to disagree with a radio show caller who suggested that gay people who file discrimination complaints against business should be killed. In September of 2013,...Show More Summary

Fox News Exploits Deadly Hostage Situation In Sydney To Justify Torture

Fox News personalities co-opted a fatal hostage situation in Sydney, Australia to justify torturing terror suspects. Three Dead After Hostage Situation In Sydney Gunman And Two Hostages Dead After Standoff In Sydney, Australia. On December 15, an Iranian-born gunman took 17 people hostage at a cafe in Sydney, Australia. Show More Summary

Fox News Turns To Khalid Sheikh Mohammed To Bash "Liberal Media"

From the December 16 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends: Previously: Fox Hosts Baselessly Connect Sydney Hostage Situation To Torture Report The Five's Terrorism Solutions: Cut Off Toes, Spy On Muslims, Torture Detainees Stephen Colbert Mocks Fox News' Raucous Support Of Torture Conservative Media's Celebration Of Torture

The Five 's Terrorism Solutions: Cut Off Toes, Spy On Muslims, Torture Detainees

From the December 15 edition of Fox News' The Five: Previously: The Five Worst Examples Of Fox News Hosts Trivializing Torture Conservative Media's Celebration Of Torture Fox News Host On Oklahoma Beheading: "Is It Time To Profile?"

The GOP Efforts To Undo Financial Reform Behind Fox News' Super Bowl Cancellation Fears

Fox News obscured the fact that Republican lawmakers are holding renewal of a terrorism insurance program hostage in order to continue chipping away at financial regulatory reform. The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA), first passed...Show More Summary

Obama Surgeon General Nominee Prevails Over NRA And Right-Wing Media Smear Campaign

Dr. Vivek Murthy overcame a longstanding right-wing media and National Rifle Association smear campaign to gain Senate confirmation as Surgeon General on Monday by a vote of 51-43. Conservative media had worked to cast Murthy as a radical...Show More Summary

What The NY Times Ignored In Report About Special Interest Victories In Budget Bill

The New York Times overlooked the millions of dollars in campaign contributions spent by lobbyists and special interest groups that benefitted from the provisions added to the omnibus spending bill passed by Congress last week. The New...Show More Summary

Fox's Pete Hegseth: The "One" Rationale For Hillary Clinton Presidency Is "That She's A Woman"

From the December 15 edition of Fox News' Outnumbered: Previously: Fox's Howard Kurtz On Media Gender Bias: "Deal With It" Fox's Watters: Hillary Clinton "Is Trying To Overcompensate" On Foreign Policy Because She Is A Woman Bill O'Reilly: "There's Got To Be Some Downside To Having A Woman President" Fox Calls Janet Yellen "A Shoo-In" For Fed Chair Because She's A Woman

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