Some of My Best Guests are Black: Meltdown with Keith Olbermann, Part 36


Just here to make you feel better about yourself, Keith.
Last week, Keith Olbermann stepped in it with a race-baiting rant that accused the Tea Parties of being racist because they are supposedly white people “surrounded by people who look exactly like you.”
When various conservative bloggers, including me, called him on the fact that MSNBC’s anchor [...]

How Much Influence Over Popular Opinion Do Late-Night Comics Like Jon Stewart Really Have?


“The OReilly Factor” devoted a segment to the political influence of late-night comedy, focusing on Jon Stewart.
Stewart is an appendage of the Obama White House.   A self-confessed liberal, he  has no influence beyond his politically like-minded fan club.  The 1.6 million “Daily Show” viewership is lower  than  “Adult Swim” on Cartoon Network.
David Letterman’s adolescent humor is [...]

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Media Matters laughs off White House ‘Mao’ ornaments as harmless ‘pop culture’ (you rubes!)


When Media Matters warned readers on Christmas Eve that “posting will be light for the next week and a half,” who knew they meant both quality and quantity.
Apparently at a loss for something important to write about — and we all know what a slow news week it’s been — today Media Matters’ Eric “the [...]

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Media Matters ‘Just Barely’ Accepts Smackdown from its Very Own Readers


Eric “The Excitable” Boehlert is one of my “favorite” guys (and they are almost all guys) at Media Matters.
His lousy reading comprehension skills and blindly ideological bent combine with a preternatural enthusiasm, to produce posts that are inevitably poorly reasoned, poorly written, and sometimes just plain wrong.
Eric Boehlert is the Ed Wood of the George [...]

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