Thiessen Vs. Stewart: Was Stewart Any More Rude Than Normal?


So I just watched Marc Thiessen’s appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, if for no other reason than to watch some bloodshed. Thiessen, as the author of Courting Disaster: How the CIA Kept America Safe and How Barack Obama is Inviting the Next Attack had to have taken some major doses of xanax [...]

Olbermann’s ‘Federal Budget Debt’ Blunder — The Countdown


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How will MSNBC’s “Countdown” show host redeem himself?

Compare and contrast: Fox News vs ABC News


Even today, Media Matters is still pushing their tired meme about the “Glenn Beck boycott.” As I’ve explained, this boycott literally cannot work, because cable TV has a different business model than broadcast television.
Speaking of which…
It’s sad to see the George Soros Steno Pool desperately pushing their “boycott” non-story in light of reports like this:

Exhibit [...]

Daily Beast names Jon Stewart ‘the Left’s #1 Journalist’


A few years ago, in my occasional role as professional “book doctor,” I tried and failed to get my liberal New York author-client to ease off the whole “Jon Stewart is the Walter Cronkite of America’s youth” thing.
It’s so played out, I told him. Stewart’s numbers are one tenth those of Rush Limbaugh’s, making the [...]

The Final Countdown? Meltdown with Keith Olbermann Part 31


Remembering this self-deluding rant last year when Bill O’Reilly dared to mock Keith Olbermann’s ratings?
OLBERMANN:  I hate to intrude with the facts, but ours is the highest rated cable news program [among] viewers 35 and younger, and the highest rated cable news program for all viewers not on Fixed [i.e., Fox] News. And since [...]

Unholy Alliance: Zinn, Chomsky, Bin Laden


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The ties that bind two leftist ideologues and an arch terrorist.

Beck Slaughters Huffington’s False Claim: Clearing up the Argument between Glenn Beck and Arianna Huffington


In a previous post I discussed the confrontation between Fox News President Roger Ailes and Huffington Post co-founder Arianna Huffington on last Sunday’s This Week on ABC.  Let me repeat the relevant portion of the transcript from the video embedded in that post.
HUFFINGTON: Well, Roger, it’s not a question of picking a fight. And aren’t [...]

The Media’s Unsurprising Rush to Judgement Against James O’Keefe


While the whole truth about the latest story surrounding James O’Keefe is not entirely clear, one thing is certain: he made a mistake. No, we’re not talking about whatever mistakes he may have made at Senator Landrieu’s (D-LA) office. We’re talking about the mistake of exposing the establishment media not only for being intellectually bankrupt, [...]

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Stewart Mocks Obama For Using TOTUS in Speech to 6th Graders


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When President Barack Obama gave a speech for sixth graders recently in Falls Church, Va., he appeared to be using his dear teleprompter. After all, as we know by now, this president goes nowhere without TOTUS. Potus and TOTUS, wherever one is, the other goes as well.
Now, if Obama was a conservative Republican rather than [...]

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Mea Culpa Maybe: Meltdown with Keith Olbermann Part 29


Last week, we covered Keith Olbermann’s perhaps ultimate meltdown over first the possibility, then the actual election of Republican Scott Brown to the U.S. Senate in Massachusetts.
To summarize, Keith began with this little gem on election eve:
OLBERMANN:  In Scott Brown, we have an irresponsible, homophobic, racist, reactionary, ex-nude model, teabagging supporter of violence against women [...]

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