Donald Trump never served a day in the military or public service – and he admitted he knows nothing about Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. But to the Fox & Friends co-hosts, the man known for his failed birther stunt is perfectly qualified to criticize to analyze the Obama administration’s Taliban prisoner swap to recover Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from Afghanistan.Read more
Fox News didn’t wait for the EPA’s new carbon emissions rules to be announced before they started fear mongering about them. On Saturday, Forbes on Fox spent more than five minutes frightening viewers into thinking our electricity bills will now skyrocket. Of course, nobody mentioned the likely savings from energy efficiency and other economic benefits.Read more
Fox News talking heads made lots of outrageous statements about the UCSB shooting last week. But there were also jaw-dropping quotes about sex-change operations, cookstove research, race and, of course, President Obama. And more. Put your thinking caps on, check out the 10 candidates for this week’s Fox News Outrageous Quote of the Week and make your selection!Read more
Univision anchor Jorge Ramos discussed the “not really professional” press with Bill O’Reilly Friday night. “They are more concerned with keeping their contacts than just getting the truth” or “to question those in power,” Ramos complained. O’Reilly tried to except himself by insisting he is only “editorially” more supportive of Republicans than Democrats. “I’ve never done a softball interview in my life,” O’Reilly insisted. Ramos didn’t seem to buy it. As well he should not have. We’ve got the proofRead more
Dr. Ben Carson's stomach-turning remark that the VA scandal is a "gift from God" to show us the ills of ObamaCare shocked and outraged our readers so much that he ran away with our Outrageous Quote of the Week poll last week. I'm not sure we've ever had such a decisive win before.Read more
In the wake of Elliot Rodger's recent killing spree, the "toxic slew of misogyny," otherwise known as men's rights, has been a topic on various media sites. But as "a world of resentment and hate speech," it isn't surprising that it would be promoted on Fox, a "news" network that promotes resentment, hate speech, and patriarchal machismo, some of which takes the form of attacks on feminists. And who better to promote this faux victimhood than "glabrous scurf-picker" and member of Fox's medical A(sshole) Team than resident Fox misogynist Dr. Keith Ablow who "quacksplained" that men are the real victims of discrimination at the hands of selfish bitches.Read more
Best Todd tweet evah?
Don't cry for Fox News just yet - because they are still the ratings juggernaut compared to the other cable news stations. But their May ratings just hit a 12-year low among those ever-desirable 25-54 year olds.Read more