Tag: FOX NEWS

Trump’s Going to Be Big Mad: Fox News Poll Show the President’s Disapproval Numbers Near All-Time High

Photo: Tasos Katopodis (Getty Images) No power group can last forever: Destiny’s Child broke up. So did the Fat Boys and Van Jones and black people. So it’s only fitting that Fox News and the president’s relationship would be coming to an end, if it isn’t already over, and that’s because the news station that […]

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Julián Castro Knows Just How to Get His Message to Trump—Take Out an Ad on Fox News

Photo: Bill Pugliano (Getty Images) Democratic presidential candidate and former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro said “fuck it” to hoping Donald Trump hears his cries and took his message straight to the man by posting an ad on Trump’s personal YouTube channel, Fox News. According to the Hill, Castro’s ad is set to […]

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Right Wing Attacks on The Hunt Are a Bad Faith Distraction

Only a handful of people have seen the most controversial movie in the country. After Universal Pictures canceled the release of The Hunt following an outcry led by Fox News and other conservative outlets, it’s likely that the film will never be seen in theaters—or possibly never released at all. In a statement released over […]

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Tucker Carlson’s Ad Sales Are Tanking Thanks to His Appalling Racism

Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images) The pushback against Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s blatant on-air racism is continuing to affect the company’s bottom line as companies pull more ads from Carlson’s show. Carlson took a little vacation this week after launching into a wildly deceptive rant on Tuesday in which he claimed that the dangers […]

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Fox News Is the New NRA

In the aftermath of two horrific mass shootings—one of which occurred in his home state—Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick took to Fox News to whip up its viewers. Patrick, who has a habit of repeating Neo-Nazi conspiracy theories about “illegal immigration” “replacing” whites in America (language mirrored in the El Paso shooter’s online “manifesto”), went […]

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It’s OK to Talk About Mass Shooters

Mass shootings now occur so often in the United States that there’s a certain rhythm to how Americans learn about them: the initial reports of gunfire on social media, the cell-phone footage of people running in terror, the unconfirmed casualties from “law enforcement sources.” Elected officials make statements that usually outrage more people than they […]

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Ben Carson Takes Another Jab at Baltimore, Assumes ‘Young Men Sitting on Porches’ Are Unemployed

Photo: Aaron P. Bernstein (Getty Images) As somebody who used to rock a fitted cap almost every time I left my apartment, recently, someone asked me why I had inexplicably stopped. “Because people treat me differently when I don’t have one on,” I said. “I could wear the exact same outfit and depending upon what’s […]

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Fox News Host Tells Geraldo Rivera: ‘I Can Tell You to Go Back Where You Came From’

Screenshot: Fox News Conservative keister-kisser and cartoon villain mustache-wearer Geraldo Rivera appeared to be shocked by racist comments during an appearance on the official channel of racists as he was talking about racism to someone who was defending y’all’s racist president. For years, Geraldo Rivera’s role as Fox News’ resident brown pundit demanded that he […]

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Jon Stewart Calls Out Rand Paul Over His ‘Outrageous’ Decision To Block The 9/11 First Responders Bill

[embedded content] Share This Video On Wednesday, Sens. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) objected to what would have been the unanimous passage of a bill to approve long-term funding for 9/11 first responders’ health care. The ongoing efforts have been spearheaded by former The Daily Show host Jon Stewart for several years now, […]

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Today in Congressional Clapbacks: Ayanna Pressley and Ilhan Omar Respond to ‘Distraction Becky’ and Lip-Deficient ‘Racist Fool’

Photo: AP Ah, the long, glorious of days of summer: when the drink menus are filled with rosé, the racists are furious and sunburned, and our favorite freshman congresswomen have officially run out of patience for white nonsense. On this past Tuesday afternoon, the Congresswomen in question included Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), […]

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Trump Tells Fox News That Homelessness Started ‘Two Years Ago’ and He’s Right

Photo: Mark Wilson (Getty Images) When you inherit millions in property and money from your father and spend your entire life sheltered from the realities of the real world, you are bound to say stupid shit. If you’re President Trump, the only Boy Scout not to get a badge because he claimed his bone spurs […]

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Can the Left Win YouTube?

Ke­vin Peterson is deliberate when he speaks. He pauses frequently, as though chewing over his next thought. In life as on YouTube, where he is one of a growing number of leftists and progressives who have attracted large online followings, he is disarmingly sincere. He tends to understate the case, introduce caveats, and admit uncertainty. […]

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Eric Bolling Is Failing Up

In 2007, Eric Bolling was new to Fox News; after a successful run as an oil trader on Wall Street, he had landed a job as a financial analyst on Fox Business. The jauntily named show he hosted, Happy Hour, was a far cry from the incendiary, conservative rabble-rousing for which he’d later become known, […]

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The Loudest Voice Stars A Very Simple Monster

If in 2019 you haven’t had enough of old white men yelling, you can now watch them do it on Showtime. The Loudest Voice is a mini-series based on by Gabriel Sherman’s best-selling book, chronicling the rise and fall of Roger Ailes, the architect of Fox News. The first episode opens with Ailes, played by […]

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How Fox News Host Sean Hannity Almost Got America Into a War With Iran and Then Tucker Carlson Saved Us All

Photo: Ethan Miller (Getty Images) It’s no secret that the president gets his cues from Fox News. In March, the New Yorker noted in its piece “The Making of the Fox News White House” that the president has granted his boo, fake news anchor Sean Hannity, seven interviews since Russia stole the White House. He’s […]

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Give War a Chance

Senator Elizabeth Warren’s plan to address America’s opioid epidemic has one unusual component, something that sets her dramatically apart from nearly everyone else running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination: a villain.
  Specifically, that villain is Purdue Pharma, the creator of OxyContin. Even more specifically, it is the Sackler family, who own Purdue. A May […]

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The Man Who Was Upset

There would be a cartoon, like for kids. Or it might also have been a prime-time cartoon, actually. The situation was fluid, but consider the growth potential. Honestly, the whole notion was exceedingly hazy and changed a lot, but, as it got pitched among the corps of cold-calling salespeople to potential investors in a company […]

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In Shocking Twist, Fox News Calls Trump’s Claim ‘Fake News’

Photo: Sean Gallup (Getty Images) Fox News talking head Laura Ingraham hosted a D-Day interview with President Trump, which if you didn’t see it, went something like this: “blah-blah-blah Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer don’t want me to succeed..blah-blah…I like giraffes…blah-blah…I once ate a walrus.” The interview isn’t the important part, because it was the […]

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