With its big debate night in the can, the good news for Fox is that its usual enemies on the left hate it quite a bit less, at least for the moment.
The unfortunate side effect: an avalanche of complaints from very angry conservatives who thought they might have been watching MSNBC by mistake. Many are longtime viewers who are now feeling betrayed. Read all »
While we might normally expect a presidential primary debate to feature sparring between candidates, one of the sharpest exchanges instead took place between moderator Megyn Kelly and Donald Trump.
When the Fox News Channel host challenged the GOP frontrunner over some of the latter’s past remarks about women, Trump fired back with a denunciation of political correctness. Read all »
During tonight’s 10-person GOP debate, who is getting the most airtime?
Having the opportunity to speak is partly about assertiveness, but also where the moderator’s questions are directed. Fox moderators seem to have had their knives sharpened for Trump this evening. Read all »
How did MSNBC obtain Donald Trump’s debate prep notes?
After the network’s Kasie Hunt reported on a series of outlines that were allegedly circulating inside the campaign, it became the question of the day: why would someone leak this to NBC? It is, after all, enemy territory.
The prep materials include potential comebacks for The Donald to use should he come under fire from certain Republican candidates. Read all »
Have major donors to other candidates planned a secret “must get Trump” strategy for tonight’s debate?
That’s the contention of Rush Limbaugh, who spoke today of a “giant psyops underway” that he believes has been in the works for weeks. The goal: effectively eliminate The Donald immediately, utilizing the Fox News Channel forum to accomplish the task.
He sees yesterday’s leaked news that Bill Clinton called Trump to talk about the race as a tactic designed to throw the GOP frontrunner off his game. Did it make Donald look bad? Reviews are mixed. Read all »
With the Islamic State’s execution of 19 young sex slaves for refusing to carry out their “duties” with its soldiers, Greta Van Susteren is speaking out on what she calls the “REAL war on women” and defending American men at the same time.
The Fox News Channel host is particularly disgusted by reports that young girls are “peddled like barrels of petrol”, as the Daily Mail reports. Read all »
With the first Republican debate only three days away and the final candidate roster not yet determined, pundits are focused on how aggressively those who make the cut will go after Donald Trump.
Will the final 10 attack the GOP frontrunner sufficiently? That was the concern expressed by CNN’s Jeff Zeleny, who called it important to have New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and former Texas Governor Rick Perry occupying two of the spots, as “they’d be the most combative against Donald Trump”. Read all »
Was Ed Schultz actually canned due to his opposition to Obamatrade, rather than low ratings?
The much-criticized Trans-Pacific Partnership, detested by activists both on the left and right, may have been the tipping point for the Ed Show’s cancellation by MSNBC. That’s according to Mike Papantonio and Farron Cousins, hosts of Ring of Fire Radio, a “progressive” program that airs on Free Speech TV. Read all »
Is it because they aren’t dressed in lion costumes? Or that the perpetrators aren’t dentists from Minnesota?
Greta Van Susteren is extremely frustrated, to the point of having “knocked my head against the wall” in trying to generate public interest in the global crisis of child slavery and human trafficking.
On her website today, the Fox News Channel host decried the lack of sustained attention to the issue, even though the end result of their forced labor ends up on dinner plates and in pet bowls here in America. Read all »
Even the Golf Channel is enough to bring John Boehner to tears! And now, he may have a real reason to cry!
A new promo for NBC’s cable outlet devoted to the sport features Boehner with watering eyes as he describes the opportunities he’s had and therefore hopes to provide for today’s children. A good message, sure, but the House speaker has a strange history of crying at odd moments.
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