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Filed Under:US Politics / Liberal
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Archived Since:April 14, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Tucker Carlson: Alison Lundergan Grimes "Seems Like A Sweet Person But She's Obviously Not Qualified To Be Room Mother"

From the October 24 edition of Fox News Radio's Kilmeade & Friends: Grimes, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Kentucky, is the state's secretary of state. Dictionary.com defines a room mother as "a female volunteer, often the...Show More Summary

Mike Huckabee: My Fox News Show Helps Me For 2016

Potential 2016 presidential candidate Mike Huckabee says his Fox News platform is helping him in the crucial primary state of Iowa. A Huckabee profile from Real Clear Politics (RCP) documents the Fox host's recent trip to Iowa to support Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst. Show More Summary

Allen West On Ottawa Attack: "Shut Down" Mosques Of Perpetrators And Deport The Imams

Fox News contributor Allen West believes the Western world should respond to the Ottawa terrorist attack by shutting down "the mosques and Islamic Centers where these individuals are attending" and deporting the imams. West added that...Show More Summary

After Dodging Iowa Press, Joni Ernst Retreats To Fox News

After spending weeks avoiding interviews with Iowa newspaper editorial boards who threatened to ask substantive policy questions, Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst took refuge on Fox News, where hosts lavished her with uncritical...Show More Summary

Mark Levin Says Eric Holder Is Guilty Of "Hate Crimes, If You Will," In Ferguson, MO

From the October 23 edition of Premiere Radio Networks' The Mark Levin Show. Previously: Conservative Media Race-Baiting: Ferguson Edition Fox Chops Context From Clip To Claim Eric Holder Is "Picking A Side" In Ferguson Fox's Bolling Doubts Eric Holder Can "Be Fair And Balanced" On "A Race Case" Like Michael Brown Shooting

Ingraham: CO Senate Candidate Cory Gardner "Needs To Move Closer" To The Extreme Right On Immigration

From the October 24 edition of Courtside Entertainment Group's The Laura Ingraham Show: Previously: Ingraham Urges Listeners: Support Senate Candidate Scott Brown "Right This Very Moment" Because He Opposes "Amnesty" Laura Ingraham Campaigned...Show More Summary

Fox Hosts Lash Out At Media Matters Following Widespread Criticism For Discouraging Voters

Fox News hosts are lashing out at Media Matters amid widespread condemnation after its hosts argued that young women were too ignorant to vote or serve on jury duty. Host Kimberly Guilfoyle came under fire after arguing that the reason...Show More Summary

Fox's Bernie Goldberg: "Facts Mean Something Totally Different" To "Black Liberals" In Michael Brown Shooting

From the October 23 edition of Fox News' The O'Reilly Factor: Related: Justice Department condemns Ferguson leaks as effort to sway opinion Previously: Fox's Tantaros: Eric Holder Runs The Justice Department "Like The Black PanthersShow More Summary

Fox News Attacks Chuck Todd For Calling Out Fox's Media Bias "Obsession" In Media Matters Interview

From the October 23 edition of Fox News' The Five: Previously: Chuck Todd On Media Sexism And "Disease" Of "Fatigue" Toward Hillary Clinton Chuck Todd Explains The Meet The Press "Balancing Act" And How Diversity Is A "Front-Burner Issue Chuck Todd Dishes On How Media Cover Scandals And Crises

MSNBC's Alex Wagner Calls Out "Ludicrous" Fear Mongering Over Subpoenas Of Houston Pastors

From the October 23 edition of MSNBC's Now with Alex Wagner: Previously: O'Reilly: Federal Rulings Legalizing Gay Marriage Have Emboldened Houston Mayor To "Run Roughshod Over The Constitution" Another Fox News Lie About The Subpoenas Of Houston's Anti-Gay Pastors No, The City Of Houston Isn't Bullying Anti-Gay Pastors - This Is Basic Lawyering

Conservative Media Use Benghazi Hoax To Attack Obama Over Canadian Parliament Shooting

Conservative media are invoking one of their favorite Benghazi hoaxes to accuse President Obama of reluctance to characterize the fatal shootings near Canadian Parliament as terrorism, despite the fact that Obama framed it in terms of...Show More Summary

Iowa Newspapers Speak Out Over Joni Ernst Snubbing Them

Iowa Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joni Ernst has canceled or declined to meet with editorial boards at several major Iowa newspapers, including the Des Moines Register, the largest circulation daily in the state. In interviews with...Show More Summary

Karl Rove Bungles Poll Numbers On Obamacare

Fox News contributor and Republican strategist Karl Rove misreported Gallup poll data on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in order to attack health care reform as a liability for Democrats in the 2014 midterm elections. In fact, the Gallup...Show More Summary

What You Need To Know About The For-Profit Idaho Chapel Being "Forced" To Perform A Gay Wedding

Conservative media outlets are promoting the cause of an Idaho wedding chapel suing so it can deny services to gay couples, inaccurately portraying the chapel as a religious institution rather than as a for-profit business. On October...Show More Summary

Right-Wing Media Politicize Canadian Parliament Shooting To Attack Gun Safety Measures

Conservative media are claiming that looser gun safety laws are key to preventing shootings like the one in Canada, a nonsensical stance given that the U.S. has far less restrictions on gun ownership and a higher incidence of gun violence compared to Canada and other high-income nations. Show More Summary

Ingraham Urges Listeners: Support Senate Candidate Scott Brown "Right This Very Moment" Because He Opposes "Amnesty"

From the October 23 edition of Courtside Entertainment Group's The Laura Ingraham Show: Previously: Laura Ingraham Campaigned Against Eric Cantor To Push Her Perfect Anti-Immigrant Candidate To Victory Four Examples Of Fox News Serving As Scott Brown's Campaign Megaphone

Fox Host Attacks Chrissy Teigen For Calling Attention To Gun Violence: "This Is The Problem When Models Start To Talk"

Fox News host Andrea Tantaros attacked model Chrissy Teigen because Teigen correctly noted the higher level of public gun violence that occurs in the United States compared to Canada. As news reports came in on October 22 about an active...Show More Summary

Rand Paul Has A Friend At Time

Republican Rand Paul certainly seems to be riding an extended wave of glowing press coverage, as reporters and commentators line up to dub the Kentucky senator a deeply fascinating man. From Politico: "Rand Paul, The Most Interesting...Show More Summary

Hundreds Protest George Will Speech As He Defends Campus Rape Comments

Several hundred students reportedly protested George Will's speech last night at Miami University in response to his claim that efforts to fight sexual assault have made "victimhood a coveted status that confers privileges" on college...Show More Summary

Chuck Todd On Media Sexism And "Disease" Of "Fatigue" Toward Hillary Clinton

Chuck Todd hopes the media has "grown up" and will avoid sexist coverage of Hillary Clinton's potential 2016 presidential run. In the final installment of Media Matters' three-part interview series with Todd, the new Meet the Press host...Show More Summary

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