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 »
What spooked Obama to pitchfork Fox News before Halloween
This column has a column topic section titled “pitchforks”, so ubiquitous has been President Barack Obama’s “Chicago Way” tactics to “clear the field” of opposition to his policies. Obama has long practiced clear the Field politics as opposed to honest debate against opposition, going all the way back to the leaking of his senate opponent’s confidential sealed divorce records. The first such utterance specifically to | Read More »
Distinguished people don’t appear Fox News – but they do send them dirty diapers.
I have often wondered if others readers of Red State and other conservative websites wonder if they read too many websites on the right. I attempt at times to cover the as much of the political spectrum as I can. Although when I start reading left leaning websites I quickly come to miss the time, effort and polite discourse found by most bloggers on the right. Earlier this week I decided | Read More »
Hey Barry O., how’s the war on Fox News working out for you?
Apparently, Anita Dunn’s declaration of war on Fox News on behalf of the Administration has resulted in a 9% jump in overall ratings, and a 14% jump in the 25-54 age group . I’m sure this is EXACTLY what they had in mind. Hey Barry, let me give you a few pieces of advice: 1. Anita Dunn is not helping. Neither her Fox News bashing | Read More »
From the Mailbag
The email address alone is worth the laugh this email will bring you.From: email@example.comSubject: AlterNet: 8 Reasons Fox Is Not a News OrganizationDate: October 25, 2009 7:42:16 PM EDTTo: Erick-Woods EricksonThis story has been forwarded to you fromhttp://www.alternet.org by firstname.lastname@example.orgFox “News” = Republican/rightwing Views————————————-8 Reasons Fox Is Not a News Organizationhttp://www.alternet.org/media/143456PR for the GOP? Yes. Platform for right-wing hatemongers? Definitely. But a news organization? Definitely | Read More »
Unhealthy For America…House Bill 1 Trillion And Climbing.
If you build your house on sand….President Obama is getting some of his karma back. His unmitigated arrogance and self-aggrandizement is going to come at a terrible price to the country…to him and those around him. But they can’t see that yet. Now we even see the First Lady politicizing breast cancer, to advance what is very probably going to be a health care bill | Read More »
The Most Ignore–ant Government In U.S. History
When I was born, Give ‘em Hell Harry Truman was in the White House. That means I’ve experienced life in the U.S. under 12 different Presidents and I’ve had over six decades to learn about the Presidential Administrations that preceded the ones I’ve experienced first hand. Based on that education, I have to say that the Obama-led Sitting Government seems to be the most obvious | Read More »
White House attacks worry moderate Democrats
The White House’s attacks on Fox News, the Chamber of Commerce, Rush Limbaugh, etc. are making Democrats on Capitol Hill nervous. In particular, the Democrats who sit in districts John McCain won are incredibly nervous about these attacks. Jonathan Allen has an article today on it. This is perfect timing.Several of us were thinking it’d be fun to get these Democrats on record with their | Read More »
Evolution of the Obama Message II
Earlier this year I outlined the phases of the evolution of the Obama “message.” Here they are again, with another update. Throughout the campaign and on into January of this year: February’s phase II: March and April “World Apology Tour” theme: . So now we come to the latest stage in the evolution …October’s “Fox isn’t news” love us or else media assault: . Consider | Read More »
Obama Declares War On Fox News – Who Wins
In a calculated and deliberate move escalated on the Sunday talking head shows, the Obama administration has declared war on Fox News. Not only have they declared war, there is a concentrated effort to discredit Fox by actually soliciting the assistance of competing news organization. White House Chief of Staff Rham Emanuel and White House Senior Advisor David Axelrod using similar talking points declared Sunday | Read More »
WaPo calls White House ‘Agnewesque.’
Another for the ‘media’s starting to get just a bit tired of the administration’s crusade against Fox News’ file. From Ruth Marcus: Obama’s dumb war with Fox News There’s only one thing dumber than picking a fight with people who buy ink by the barrel — picking a fight with people who don’t even have to buy ink. The Obama administration’s war on Fox News | Read More »
Bias in the Media
Just watch this clip from Mornin’ Joe.
Fox News has successfully accomplished something no other news organization could (or wanted to): They made the Obama administration’s enemies list. Yes yes folks, the Fox News channel, or “Fixed” News as Keith Olberman likes to say is public enemy #1 and the word has gone out to all the news networks, both cable and local, that Fox News is now considered an arm of | Read More »