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  • The Advertiser Embargo Against Tucker Carlson Is Working

    08/20/2019 6:06:08 PM PDT · by rintintin · 47 replies
    NY Mag ^ | Aug 8 2019 | Matt Stieb
    On August 7, the day after Tucker Carlson called America’s white-supremacy problem “a hoax,” the Fox News host announced a weeklong trip “to the wilderness” to fish with his son. Unlike other hosts on the network who’ve come back from vacation to find their airtime filled, Carlson eased back into his routine on Monday with more pedestrian fare, including segments on Joe Biden’s fitness for the presidency and Elizabeth Warren’s Native American misstep. But not all his pre-holiday advertisers joined him upon his return. According to the watchdog group Media Matters for America, in the past 11 days, Tucker Carlson...
  • White House mulls payroll tax cut to ease economic concerns: Reports

    08/19/2019 7:27:48 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Fox Business News ^ | 08/19/2019 | Thomas Barrabi
    Top White HouseOpens a New Window. officials are considering a temporary payroll tax cutOpens a New Window. to boost the U.S. economy amid mounting concerns about a possible economic downturn, according to multiple reports on Monday. Internal talks on a payroll tax cut are in their early stages Monday and are one of several potential measures under consideration, the Washington PostOpens a New Window. reported, citing three sources familiar with the matter. White House aides have yet to determine whether to push Congress for approval. “As [National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow] said yesterday, more tax cuts for the American...
  • Fox News poll shows Trump losing to Biden, Warren, Sanders and Harris [barf]

    08/16/2019 7:28:46 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 73 replies
    Der Hügel ^ | 08/15/19 06:39 PM EDT | John Bowden
    A Fox News poll released Thursday showed President Trump losing head-to-head matchups against four of the top Democratic presidential primary contenders. The poll found Trump with 39 percent support among registered voters in head-to-head matchups against Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). The poll found Sanders beating Trump with 48 percent, Warren winning over Trump with 45 percent and Harris winning with 46 percent support. Former Vice President Joe Biden, meanwhile, beat Trump in the theoretical matchup with 50 percent support among those surveyed, compared to Trump's 38 percent. Among Democratic primary contenders, Warren saw...
  • IS she gone?!

    07/25/2019 8:41:50 PM PDT · by woofer2425 · 37 replies
    I haven't seen Donna Brazile on Fox for several weeks now....she is not listed among the on-air talent on the Fox web site. Is she truly gone from Fox News??
  • Trump abdicates role as leader of free world because he doesn’t support American values

    07/21/2019 5:40:01 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 89 replies
    Fox ^ | July 21, 2019 | Roger Fisk
    For the first time since the end of World War I, the president of the United States is not the leader of the free world. When the guns fell silent at the end of the Great War on Nov. 11, 1918, Europe was in ashes after more than four years of fighting. America was newly ascendant, a leader in manufacturing, science, military power and global influence – with a home front untouched by the destruction of war. Our leading role as the most powerful and influential nation on Earth was solidified with our victory in World War II. We never...
  • Biden: AOC and allies don’t represent 'the majority,' Pelosi 'knows what she’s doing'

    07/16/2019 7:54:39 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | July 16 2019 | Paul Steinhauser
    Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday praised Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and three other liberal first-term Democratic congresswomen who’ve tangled with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for “pushing the edges.” But in an interview with MSNBC, the front-runner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination also argued that the four lawmakers don’t represent “the majority of Democrats” who won back the House of Representatives last year. Biden complimented Pelosi for “doing a masterful job” in dealing with the four lawmakers, who in recent weeks battled with the House speaker and other Democrats over their support for a bipartisan $4.6 billion...
  • What’s Fox doing promoting the women’s soccer game?

    07/06/2019 10:28:44 PM PDT · by HIDEK6 · 76 replies
    Vanity | July 7, 2019 | HIDEK6
    What’s with all this Fox promotion of women’s soccer?
  • Gen. Keane 'confident' US diplomats won't back third Trump-Kim summit..

    07/01/2019 11:10:58 AM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 75 replies
    fox ^ | 07/01/2019 | Anna Hopkins
    Following President Trump's controversial meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, Fox News senior strategist analyst Gen. Jack Keane argued it's imperative that the government see real evidence of denuclearization from the country before negotiating further.

    06/16/2019 3:22:30 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 104 replies
    Drudge Report ^ | 6/16/19
  • Donald Trump (and Fox News) are dog-whistling on Joe Biden

    06/11/2019 7:10:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | June 11, 2019 | Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large
    For anyone who watches Fox News Channel, it's not at all surprising that its anchors and hosts (with few notable exceptions) talk up President Donald Trump while knocking down the Democrats running against him in 2020. While that position puts Fox somewhere in the gray area between journalism and activism, it's not exactly new. There are ratings in partisanship -- so Fox News engages in partisanship. But even partisanship should have its limits. And one of those limits should be raising entirely unfounded questions about a presidential candidate's health. Which is exactly what two Fox News personalities -- Kennedy and...
  • Biden to slam Trump as 'existential threat' during dueling Iowa stops

    06/11/2019 8:01:02 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | June 11 2019 | Paul Steinhauser
    In what could be a preview of next year’s general election campaign for the White House, both President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will go head to head on Tuesday as they each make stops in Iowa, the state that kicks off the presidential caucus and primary calendar. And Biden, the clear front-runner right now in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, is using the opportunity to blast the Republican president for threatening tariffs on global trading partners. Warning of the impact it’s had on American farmers and manufacturers, Biden plans to call Trump an “existential threat”...
  • Brennan, Clapper lash out Trump for declassifying 2016 election intel

    05/25/2019 8:42:14 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 57 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 25, 2019 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn | Fox News
    Former CIA Director John Brennan and former DNI James Clapper blasted President Trump on Friday night for directing Attorney General William Barr to declassify documents related to the surveillance of his campaign during the 2016 election, calling it "outrageous." "I see it as a very, very serious and outrageous move on the part of Mr. Trump, once again, trampling on the statutory authorities of the Director of National Intelligence and the heads of the independent intelligence agencies," Brennan told MSNBC host Chris Hayes. "And it's unclear to me what Mr. Barr is actually going to do. Is he investigating a...
  • Manipulated videos of Nancy Pelosi edited to falsely depict her as drunk spread on social media

    05/23/2019 4:40:36 PM PDT · by chief lee runamok · 148 replies
    fox ^ | 05/23/2019 | Joeseph Wulfsohn
    Numerous doctored video clips of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, are spreading on social media, deceptively portraying her as if she were intoxicated.
  • Pete Buttigieg Gets Standing Ovation at End of Fox News Town Hall (pathetic)

    05/19/2019 9:09:58 PM PDT · by BurgessKoch · 70 replies
    Mediate ^ | May 19, 2019 | Aiden McLaughlin
    Pete Buttigieg received a standing ovation from the crowd at the end of his Fox News town hall in Claremont, New Hampshire Sunday night. The South Bend, Indiana Mayor and 2020 presidential candidate drew raucous applause throughout his town hall with Fox News anchor Chris Wallace, particularly when he dismissed President Donald Trump’s tweets: “I don’t care,” Buttigieg remarked when asked how he felt about the missives. ... Buttigieg spent the town hall deftly handling Wallace’s pointed questions on a host of issues from fiscal policy to late term abortions. The South Bend, Indiana mayor also addressed an elephant in...
  • Fox News Poll: Biden 49, Trump 38

    05/17/2019 9:38:28 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 151 replies
    Hotair ^ | 05/17/2019 | Allahpundit
    It’s the second poll in three days to show Trump trailing Biden by 11 points, which is mega-landslide territory by the standards of presidential elections. But there are two differences between Wednesday’s poll and today’s. Wednesday’s was a poll of Pennsylvania. Today’s is a poll of the entire country. And Wednesday’s poll came from Quinnipiac. Today’s comes from … Fox News.Have we had any presidential tweets yet accusing Fox of being “fake news”? If anything’s going to do it, this will.It’s actually not the head-to-head number with Biden that’s most ominous for Trump here. Biden also performs best in...
  • 'Fox News Is Moving Left': Opinions About the Media Inside Trump's Green Bay Rally Are Breathtaking

    04/29/2019 10:54:08 PM PDT · by NorseViking · 28 replies
    Esquire by Yahoo ^ | April 29, 2019
    GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN -- “I just listen to Donald Trump.” Erika, a 31-year-old from Green Bay, told me this outside the arena where the president was scheduled to speak-her distrust and disinterest in the press breathtaking. “The news media stinks,” she spat, insisting she gets all of her information from the president. “He sees it. He walks it. He knows. Trump goes there-he goes to the Texas border and speaks to the people who are working down there. And they’re telling him what’s going on, what’s going wrong, what needs to be fixed. That’s a true president. I wouldn’t listen...
  • Chris Wallace Makes Me Sick!

    04/21/2019 7:44:21 AM PDT · by Saveourcountry · 72 replies
    I watched Chris Wallace this morning because he was interviewing Rudy G., his overly aggressive and accusatory questions, and talking over Rudy exactly when he was about to make a point and not allowing him to answer infuriated me. I continued to watch to see if he was as disrespectful to Adam S. Lo and behold he asked only a couple of tough questions but sat quietly and allowed him to fully answer each one. The difference in the respect given to the two men was disgusting.
  • White House: Congress not smart enough to assess Trump taxes

    04/14/2019 6:00:34 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    Associated Press ^ | April 14, 2019
    A White House spokeswoman says lawmakers aren’t “smart enough” to assess President Donald Trump’s tax returns. Press secretary Sarah Sanders tells “Fox News Sunday” she doesn’t think House Democrats are equipped to examine the documents, which a key House committee is demanding under a 1920s law. The panel has given the IRS until April 23 to hand over six years’ worth of Trump’s personal and business filings. …
  • Fox mentions Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for 42 days running – 3,181 times

    04/12/2019 6:20:30 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 67 replies
    The Guardian ^ | April 12, 2019 | David Smith
    Fox channels have mentioned the US congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for 42 consecutive days, a study has found. The 29-year-old liberal star received at least 3,181 mentions in six weeks from Fox News or its sister Fox Business, according to research by Media Matters for America, a not-for-profit media watchdog. The finding will reinforce perceptions that Fox, owned by media mogul Rupert Murdoch, is obsessed by Ocasio-Cortez, portraying her as a radical socialist who threatens the American way of life.
  • Hannity defiant after Fox News execs ask him to stop calling Sara Carter ‘investigative reporter’

    03/22/2019 2:17:51 PM PDT · by gattaca · 81 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | March 22, 2019 | Caitlin Yilek
    Fox News host Sean Hannity has ignored calls from network execs that he stop promoting frequent guest Sara Carter as an “investigate reporter.” Network executives have made the request in response to her reporting not being vetted or meeting the network’s editorial guidelines, according to Mediaite. Hannity features Carter on the show almost nightly to discuss the “deep state” and other stories on her eponymous website. She is barred from appearing on the network’s news programs. Fox News has also banned former Trump official Seb Gorka from the network’s non-opinion shows. Inside the magazine: March 19 Watch Full Screen to...