Vote NPR for the “Helen Thomas” White House seat (because NPR is not biased)?
There’s a campaign going on to vote NPR for the vacated ”Helen Thomas” seat in the White House Press Corps. The argument is that Fox News is biased, but publicly financed NPR is not. Where do I begin? From the anti-Fox News website News Hounds: Vote For NPR Over Fox News Reported by Ellen – July 28, 2010 Should the front row center seat in the | Read More »
Red State questions for Brett Baier to ask President Obama
Sorry this is late, but I had to put the kids to sleep. From Fox News: March 16, 2010 | 1:25 PM ET Submit Your Questions: Fox News’ Bret Baier to Interview President ObamaPresident Obama will be sitting down with Fox News’ Bret Baier for an exclusive one-on-one interview Wednesday. Baier will talk to the president about the latest on Obama’s top domestic priority, health | 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 »
A(n) Embarrassingly Illiterate Obama (Major Garrett interview)
Fox News’ Major Garrett finally interviewed President Barack Obama. Obama is a genius–how could the editor of the Harvard Law Review not be super smart? So how come Obama can’t speak English like the rest of us? VIDEO: President Obama Fox News Interview Major Garrett in China Part 1 FOX NEWS TRANSCRIPT: November 18, 2009 Major Garrett Interviews President Obama (Transcript) 3:12 VIDEO: OBAMA: Look, | Read More »
Glenn Beck’s back (and still misquoting George Washington)
Glenn Beck’s back, but could someone get him to stop misquoting George Washington? I’m a contributor to the Oxford English Dictionary, the Historical Dictionary of American Slang, the Dictionary of American Regional English, the Oxford Dictionary of American Political Slang, and the Yale Book of Quotations. I have a website of almost 5,000 American words and phrases. I take this very seriously. In his November | Read More »