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WATCH: Fox News Channel's Neil Cavuto Calls Trump A Liar To His Face, Over and Over
Neil Cavuto is no hero. The Fox News Channel host has always been a team player, dutifully cheerleading first for George W. Bush and now for Donald Trump. We've seen Fox News people occasionally criticize Trump and, before him, Bush, but we've never quite seen a ...read more
Fox News Feigns Outrage At Imaginary African American Museum Clarence Thomas Snub
In September, the Smithsonian opened the doors of the brand new National Museum Of African-American History and Culture. The museum, on the National Mall near the Washington Monument, features extensive exhibits on a variety of topics related to black Americans. But one ...read more
Fox News Channel's Jesse Watters Thinks the Climate Crisis Isn't Real Because Spring in New York Has Been 'Freezing'
If Fox News Channel's prepubescent street troll Jesse Watters announced the death of his own child, he'd probably do it with that stupid grin plastered across his face. As we've witnessed too often, Watters can't stop grinning like Private Pyle, even while discussing topics that ...read more
Facebook Caves to Republicans Who Think Corporations Should Be Regulated By the Government
I'm not the greatest Facebook fan in the world. In fact, most of the time I look upon the platform as a twisted sociological experiment, one in which we're all dupes -- suckered and manipulated into doing whatever Mark Zuckerberg wants. Along those lines, it was recently made ...read more
Fox News Idiots Demand Higher Taxes for Old People, the Disabled and Students -- Otherwise Known as 'Takers'
If every December at Fox News Channel is all about the nonexistent War on Christmas, then every April is the nonexistent War on Takers. Specifically, every Tax Day, April 15, Fox News dusts off its perennially screechy cuecards featuring the came old nonsensical attacks against ...read more
WATCH: Fox News Hosts Hilariously Nominate Fake Planned Parenthood Videos for a Pulitzer Prize
The funniest thing about the proposal is that Greg Gutfeld and his fellow table gremlins on "The Five" were totally serious. In fact, Gutfeld began by comparing the videos by the Center for Medical Progress to Ralph Nader's activism against unsafe automobiles and the fight to ...read more
Another Reason Why Fox News Channel's Jesse Watters is an Insufferable Douchebag
We've always known Fox News Channel was the home of simpletons and shrieking eels. But when Bill O'Reilly promoted Jesse Watters from behind-the-scenes to the role of video stalker, then as an on-air personality with his own "Watters World" (sic) segments, Fox News added the ...read more
WATCH: Bill O'Reilly Explodes When Asked if He Has Any Black Friends
Democratic Fox News contributor Kirsten Powers really jammed O'Reilly in a segment about racism in the United States. She dug so thoroughly under O'Reilly's skin, the host completely lost his shpadoinkle and shouted down Powers after she asked whether he has any black friends. ...read more
Here Are the GOP Candidates Who Fox News Might Exclude from the First Debate
One of the most tired lines in politics goes like this: "I'm not a member of an organized political party. I'm a Democrat." Given the disastrous couple of weeks for the presumptive GOP frontrunner, as well as the over-stuffed clown car, the punchline for Will Rogers' zinger ...read more
Sadly, Bill O'Reilly's Spousal Abuse Allegations Will Only Make Him Stronger
You might've heard about the allegations reported by Gawker that Bill O'Reilly dragged his now ex-wife down a flight of stairs by her neck. While divorce proceedings always feature an ugly story or two, knowing O'Reilly's short fuse it's not difficult to image a very large ...read more
Fox & Friends Treats Overwhelmingly Positive Jobs Report Like It's Horrible News
Here's a fantastic example of how Fox News Channel operates. The Department of Labor released the January jobs numbers, showing a slight uptick in unemployment from 5.6 percent to 5.7 percent; 257,000 jobs were added, topping estimates; and wages increased a notch. The overall ...read more
Fox News Pundit's Unhinged Rant Against Muslims: "We need to kill them. We need to KILL THEM."
On Tuesday, The Intercept's Jeremy Scahill went on CNN and accused the network's terrorism experts of being "frauds." “CNN and MSNBC and Fox are engaging in the terrorism expert industrial complex, where you have people on as paid analysts that are largely frauds who have made a ...read more
Desperate 'Freedom Fries' Conservatives Attack Obama for Not Marching in France
UPDATE BELOW. I'm old enough to remember when any American leader who stood in solidarity with France and other (socialist, commie, effete, gibberish-talking) European leaders was relentlessly hectored by the American right. Remember when Secretary of State John Kerry ran for ...read more
GOP Continues to Blow Off Rule About Not Criticizing the President During Wartime
The biggest news of the week: President Obama launched the first sorties into Syria, targeting ISIS terrorists. Within 24 hours, however, Republicans everywhere decided to turn an awkward salute into a near-impeachable crime against humanity, thus violating one of their most ...read more
The Far-Right's 10 Most Ridiculous Obama Non-Scandal Scandals
When everything is a scandal, then nothing is. The conservative entertainment complex, like social media, has become a fertile breeding ground for nitpickery and non-controversies, circulated by unhinged outrage and kneejerk reactions to misleading headlines and 140-character ...read more
Fox News Channel Host Wishes Vladimir Putin Could Be "Head of the United States"
Fox News Channel's long-distance relationship with Vladimir Putin appears to be heating up again. For the longest time, Fox News hosts throughout the broadcast day were crushing badly for Pooty-Poot and his hairless man-rack. But when protests in Ukraine disintegrated into a ...read more
Megyn Kelly Scolds Producers for Interrupting "Important" News with Live Video of Violence in Ferguson
In case you're still on the Megyn Kelley superfan bandwagon following her not-so-challenging interview with Dick Cheney, you might want to take a look at this video. Today on Fox News Channel during a segment about the ISIS beheading of journalist James Foley, the producers of ...read more
Fox News' Gutfeld: Feminists Who Are Angry About Hobby Lobby are 'Shrieking' 'Hysterics'
If you jumped into your time-traveling DeLorean, set the flux-capacitor to 1993, and traveled back in time to ask former President Bill Clinton about the scope of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), which he signed that year, it's doubtful he'd agree that neither this ...read more
Fox News Douchebag Trolls Feminist Conference, Is Shocked When He's Kicked Out
There are quite a few Fox News personalities who are wrong, whether inadvertently or deliberately. A certain level of disdain and fact-checking directed at those hosts is acceptable, but where Fox News is increasingly rising above all other cable news networks is in the area of ...read more
Fox News' Neil Cavuto Utterly Destroys Michele Bachmann Over GOP Lawsuit
If you thought Megyn Kelly's interview with Dick Cheney on Fox News last week was a fantastic example of a network host challenging a Republican icon, then you haven't seen today's clip of Fox News' Neil Cavuto just digging into Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) over Speaker John ...read more
This is One of the Craziest Fox News Rants Ever, and It's Not Hannity or O'Reilly
Judge Jeanine Pirro's television career began as the host of a reality courtroom show not unlike Judge Judy or any of the dozens of other knockoffs. But for the last few years, she's become a regular contributor to NBC's Today as well as the host of Justice with Judge Jeanine, ...read more
It's Official: Fox News Will Have On ANYONE Willing to Bash Hillary
There are three levels of difficulty when it comes to covering Fox News Channel. Admittedly, the easiest job in the world is writing about Fox News Channel and its ongoing self-beclowning. Watching Fox News Channel, on the other hand, is a lot more challenging. But resisting the ...read more
Captured Benghazi Terror Suspect is Obviously a Distraction From Benghazi
You knew it would happen. As soon as U.S. special forces captured Ahmed Abu Khattala, a suspected terrorist with the Ansar al-Sharia militia faction behind the attack on the U.S. diplomatic consulate in Benghazi, various characters in the conservative media lapsed into flailing ...read more
Conservative Screechers Attack Bergdahl's Family, Adding to a Long List of Media Victims
All week long, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's parents, and especially his father Robert Bergdahl, have been the target of personal attacks by Fox News Channel and, as recently as this morning, Joe Scarborough. Regarding Scarborough, MSNBC's Chuck Todd finally had enough and angrily urged ...read more
Fox News Jumps on Board The New Birther Meme: Hillary’s Brain
As predicted, Karl Rove's recent remarks about Hillary Clinton's blood clot episode back in December, 2012, has officially become a topic of intense Truther-style speculation on Fox News Channel. You might recall how Rove cleverly speculated that Clinton might've suffered some ...read more
We Watched Fox News' Greg Gutfeld Rant About Taxes So You Don't Have To
There are few people on cable news as loathsome as Greg Gutfeld. The most flattering assessment of his role on Fox News Channel is that he's a professional troll. As the host of the late-night program Red Eye, as well as one of the talking dumbstupids on The Five, Gutfeld is a ...read more
Yes, Fox News, A Lot of People Hate the President Simply Because He's Black
President Obama was exactly right. Some people don't like him because he's African-American. I didn't think this was even remotely controversial. But wow. Some of the usual suspects erupted in protest, behaving suspiciously defensive when, in fact, the president wasn't really ...read more
Fox News Continues to Blow the Obama Vacation Dog-Whistle
At the tail end of today's White House press briefing, Fox News Channel's Ed Henry went there -- again. Yes, for the gazillionth time, a Fox News goon attacked the presidential family for -- SHOCK-HORROR! -- going on vacation. You know the deal: the lazy and shiftless Obama's ...read more
Yes, Sean Hannity, Most of Obamacare IS 'Wildly Popular' -- Among Republicans
During a healthcare "town hall" episode of Fox News Channel's Hannity, Christian Dorsey from the Economic Policy Institute blasted a gaping hole through Sean Hannity's anti-Obamacare bubble. Toward the end of a segment, Hannity repeated the same old whiny "Obama lied" meme ...read more
Cable News Ignores New & Improved ACA Enrollment Numbers, Fox News Makes Stuff Up
You might not have heard about it, but Health and Human Services (HHS) released new enrollment numbers for the Affordable Care Act yesterday (pdf). From October 1 through November 30, more than 3.6 million Americans applied for health coverage under the ACA while just over ...read more
10 Things From Fox News Channel That Are Way Worse Than Martin Bashir's Poop Remark
Today on Fox & Friends, Sarah Palin praised MSNBC for accepting Martin Bashir's resignation after the anchor delivered a monologue in which he suggested pooping in Palin's mouth. While in poor taste, the line was a reference to the treatment of slaves in the old South in an ...read more
Fox News Contributor Calls For Overthrowing the President 'By Any Means Necessary'
There's another Rush. And this other Rush wrote something on Monday that's darker and uglier than anything Rush Limbaugh has said recently, if that's even possible. (And no, this has nothing to do with the excellent Canadian progressive rock band.) His name is Erik Rush. In ...read more
Elisabeth Hasselbeck Worried That Pregnant 65-Year-Olds Are Losing Their Doctors
In another cynical move, UnitedHealthcare has dropped thousands of doctors from their Medicare Advantage program. Of course this has nothing to do with the Affordable Care Act since Medicare Advantage isn't part of the new system. That didn't stop Fox News Channel from blaming ...read more
How Badly Is Fox News Mindf***ing Its Primetime Hosts?
If you've ever watched Fox News and thought to yourself, "Wow, Roger Ailes must be a sociopath or something," now you've got your confirmation. Interestingly enough, it's not coming from some tenuously sourced, barely newsworthy piece of bullshit reactionary agitprop splashed ...read more
25 Years Later, Morton Downey Jr.'s Voice is Louder Than Ever
When I was in high school, I was an insufferable young Republican. I've talked about this on my podcast and on the blog, so it's not any sort of revelation. Like a lot of kids who self-identify as conservative, as soon as I left home and began to learn about the real world, ...read more
Just Remember that when Congress Doesn't Do its Job, You Pay for It.
Few things are more irritating than stupidity. What makes this even more annoying is knowing you are paying for it. Congressman Eric Cantor has scheduled a vote this week repealing "Obamacare." His proposal's chances of passing the Senate and/or being signed into law by ...read more
Fox News Craps Its Cage: Eric Holder Is Clearly With the Terrorists
Fox News Channel amplified its crusade against the president yesterday, implying that the same administration that killed Bin Laden and much of al-Qaida's leadership, and the same administration that boasts a considerable record of killing terrorist operatives with targeted ...read more
Republicans: The Boston Marathon Bombing was the President's Fault! Impeach!
I'm old enough to remember when country singer Natalie Maines said during a Dixie Chicks concert, "We're ashamed that the President of the United States is from Texas." She wasn't broadcasting a political demand for impeachment or a half-baked conspiracy theory to anyone outside ...read more
This Week in Republican Stupid
For a while now I've contemplated this: A specific weekly column that catalogs for posterity the latest examples of the Republican party and conservative movement in general's descent into absolute, painfully stupid chaos. Last week, an entire piece could've been written on ...read more
What Happens When a Hen Wanders Into the Fox House?
Today I'm doing you the favor of reading Fox News's website so you don't have to. Feel free to forgo any thanks in favor of donations to my PayPal account which will immediately go toward my medical care. Now keep in mind, I'm talking about the actual Fox News site, not Fox ...read more
Whatever Happened to Due Process?
"They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety." Benjamin Franklin I support most of President Barack Obama's actions and policies. That does not mean when they violate the fundamental ideas that make me believe in ...read more