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November 18, 2008

Bye Bye Bill Kristol

George Packer at The New Yorker makes the case for why the New York Times should in essence fire Bill Kristol, i.e. not renew his one year contract. The guy is so out of touch that he's delusional irrelevant. Maybe one day Fox will realize that too. (Hey, let's not lose our sense of humor!)

(Note to the Times: I canceled my subscription when you hired Kristol - last thing we need is another spot where he pops up. Fire him and I'll be back.)


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Reported by Melanie at 4:34 PM

October 5, 2008

Fred Barnes Claims Clintons Voting For McCain

Yesterday, 10/4/08/, on the Beltway Boys, Mort Kondracke and Fred Barnes were suddenly appreciative of Bill Clinton's campaigning skills giving him an UP for his clear explanation of the financial crisis to voters. Fred Barnes then opined that Bill and Hillary Clinton won't be voting for Obama.

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Reported by Deborah at 6:40 PM

August 31, 2008

Fred Barnes Puts Barack Obama In Osama's Cave

Fred Barnes, clearly agitated after Mort Kondracke praised Barack Obama's speech, tried to criticize Obama but instead made the classic Osama/Obama slip of the tongue. However, Barnes' version was pretty revealing and very embarrassing. Barnes interpreting a line from Obama's speech said, "John McCain, he might know where Barack Obama is but won't go to the cave and get him" video below

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Reported by Deborah at 10:08 AM

August 11, 2008

Beltway Boys ask "Has Obama Lost His Luster?"

Fred Barnes and Jeff Birnbaum were on message on Saturday's Beltway Boys, 8/9, with claims that Barack Obama has " lost his luster" while John McCain is shimmering anew. There was only one side represented, Republican, and no effort made to appear "fair and balanced". According to the B Boys, Obama is a "falling star" and rough and ready John McCain is standing by.

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Reported by Deborah at 8:22 AM

August 3, 2008

Fred Barnes: "It's a stunt but sometimes stunts work"

The Beltway Boys gave Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid a DOWN in the weekly Ups and Downs segment for blocking a vote on the energy bill. Fred Barnes, obviously elated, was amused by the Republican drama staged for voters on Friday evening. He admitted, "It's a stunt but sometimes stunts work."

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