Top 10 questions Bill O’Reilly will ask President Obama, plus top 10 he should ask
Bill O’Reilly will have a 15-minute pre-Super Bowl live interview with President Barack Obama. Expect softball questions and Obama to give long answers to run out the clock (as he did with Bret Baier). Also expect that it’s the only access Fox News gets to the president all year. Why not ditch the softballs and ask some hardball questions? TOP TEN QUESTIONS BILL O’REILLY WILL | Read More »
Origin of “lamestream media” (not coined by Bernie Goldberg); More Beck misquotes on Jefferson, Washington; Does anyone on Fox News read Red State?
DOES ANYONE ON FOX NEWS READ RED STATE? Maybe reading conservative blogs is too time-consuming for Bill O’Reilly or Glenn Beck, but Sean Hannity told Erick Erickson that he reads Red State every day. Surely, out of all the staff and interns on all the shows, someone regularly looks at blogs such as Red State? I’m a penniless scholar and I’ve offered to help anyone | Read More »
Bernie Goldberg attacks the right on “The O’Reilly Factor”
Does Fox News have to attack the right (many of Fox’s viewers) to show that it is “fair and balanced”? The far right is just as bad as the far left, we’re told. Not true. There’s good and bad, right and wrong. Saying that bad isn’t that bad, or that good really isn’t that good, isn’t “fair and balanced.” It’s “political correctness.” Does anyone here | Read More »
Origin, myth of the “lobbyist”; Glenn Beck uses another fake Thomas Jefferson quote
ORIGIN, MYTH OF THE “LOBBYIST” On “The O’Reilly Factor” last Friday, Glenn Beck and Bill O’Reilly were discussing the lobbyists in the Obama administration (a familiar theme here at RedState). Beck said that Obama probably thinks a lobbyist is someone who just stands in the lobby. O’Reilly asked Beck if he knew what administration coined the term “lobbyist.” Beck guessed “Wilson” and “FDR.” O’Reilly said | Read More »
Bill O’Reilly, Marc Lamont Hill, TIME–this is a no spin zone?
Bill O’Reilly, please retire! Today’s show (you can catch the repeat) of The O’Reilly Factor says it all. O’Reilly talked with someone from TIME magazine about its “Man of the Year”–Ben Bernanke. Right here this morning on Red State, Brad Smith wrote something that makes a lot more sense: “The Real Persons of the Year: The Tea Partiers.” Glenn Beck took the same idea of | Read More »