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Election 2008

November 16, 2011

Van Susteren Rescues Palin From Saying She'd Like To Lynch Sandusky

Is there a single Republican presidential candidate out there who is interested in the advice of Sarah Palin? I doubt it. I have yet to hear any of them even mention her name. But don’t worry, Sarah. You’ll always have Greta Van Susteren. She trotted out Palin for more than 16 minutes to offer her special brand of insight into each candidacy. Later, Van Susteren "corrected" Palin when she indicated she'd like to lynch former coach Jerry Sandusky.

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Reported by Ellen at 2:02 AM

November 13, 2011

Monica Crowley: Americans Are Sick Of Attack Politics (But Pay No Attention To My Record Of Attack Politics)

Monica Crowley appeared on Hannity last Wednesday (11/9/11) and did her part to defend Herman Cain by attacking the so-called liberal media for having the nerve to ask him a debate question about allegations of sexual harassment against him – as if she wouldn’t be up in arms if a moderator had failed to ask the same question of a liberal candidate had he or she been in that position. Crowley said smugly, “At large, the American people are sick of political correctness and they’re sick of attack politics.” Oh, really? Then I’m looking forward to a new and improved Monica Crowley. Because the one I know has always reveled in attack politics.

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Reported by Ellen at 3:29 PM

October 25, 2011

Donald Trump Goes Birther Again – And Fox News Lets Him Skate

In case you missed it, Presidential candidate Rick Perry announced over the weekend that after talking birtherism with Donald Trump, Perry could not give “a definitive answer” as to whether or not the long-form birth certificate President Obama released last spring is real. Tonight, Greta Van Susteren hosted Donald Trump on On The Record and asked him if it’s true he’s not convinced. Trump revived his original claims and then pretended it wasn’t important. Van Susteren made a point of saying she thought the birth certificate real and she said she “thought” Trump had previously acknowledged its validity. However, she never pointed out the mountain of evidence confirming its authenticity and she never asked Trump what happened to that big investigation in Hawaii he was supposedly conducting into the matter – and then stopped mentioning after Obama's release of the birth certificate.

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Reported by Ellen at 11:52 PM

October 18, 2011

Donald Trump Teases Running For President Again – Then Repeatedly Paints American Blacks As Racists

Donald “I have a great relationship with the blacks” Trump is back on the maybe/maybe not presidential campaign trail. This time, in the middle of boasting to Sean Hannity about how important he is, how wealthy and how successful – and, by implication how generous and public spirited to consider putting all that aside in order to serve his country – Trump probably blew his chances (assuming he ever had any) by telling Hannity that it was racist for 95% of African Americans to vote for Obama. This is the second time this week (and it’s only Tuesday!) this accusation has been leveled on the Hannity show. In neither case did Hannity – who has a far worse record on race – challenge the outlandish accusation. In fact, some people say Hannity egged Trump on.

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Reported by Ellen at 11:50 PM

"Not A Birther" Hannity Attacks Obama For Not Releasing His Birth Certificate

During the latter part of last night's “Great American Panel” segment (in which actor Kevin Sorbo complained about “the race card” and then suggested American black voters are racist) pollster Bernard Whitman said there was a “major racist element” to the birthers. Predictably, Sean Hannity didn’t think so. Then he said, with a straight face, “It was never my issue." But his next words were, "But I gotta tell you something. What was such a big deal to say, ‘Show your birth certificate?’ Why didn’t they just show it and get it over with? Why did this have to drag on forever?” Did Hannity’s nose just start growing again? UPDATE: Hannity also just so happened to add fuel to the birther fire by falsely stating that Obama "grew up in Kenya."

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Reported by Ellen at 1:50 AM
Megyn Kelly: I Am Not A Racist, reported by Ellen,
Jesse Ventura Pwns Hannity, reported by Ellen,
Hannity Interviews Blagojevich, reported by Ellen,
Megyn Kelly's Happy Iraq, reported by Ellen,
Obama Inauguration Open Thread, reported by Ellen,
Bill O'Reilly is number two, reported by Chrish,
Nice Try Neil — Goodbye PUMA, reported by Melanie,
Morris To Colmes: Just Shut Up, reported by Ellen,
Ellen On The Ploy, reported by Ellen,
"Bamelot", reported by Melanie,
Neil Cavuto Punks Himself, reported by Melanie,
Cavuto Doesn't Disappoint, reported by Melanie,
President-Elect Barack Obama!, reported by Ellen,
Live-blogging FOX all day, reported by Chrish,
FOX News Endorses McCain/Palin, reported by Ellen,
Coulter likens Obama to Hitler, reported by Ellen,
Coincidence? I Think Not, reported by Melanie,
Tidbit - Fox Outs Obama Supporters, reported by Melanie,
FOX News kiss of death?, reported by Chrish,
Too Much Caffeine For Megyn Kelly?, reported by Priscilla,
FOX proves that propaganda works, reported by Chrish,
The truth about ACORN, reported by Chrish,
Fox Hearts “Joe The Plumber”, reported by Priscilla,
Fox Won't Let ACORN Speak, reported by Melanie,
Morris spins ACORN, Ayers, Obama, reported by Chrish,
FOX News "mentally unbalanced", reported by Chrish,
FOX News Gives Palin A Do-Over, reported by Ellen,
FOX Friends prefer Palin by 8:1, reported by Chrish,
Cavuto's Picture of the Day, reported by Melanie,
John McCain: Economic Disaster, reported by Ellen,
Cavuto Plays the Race Card, reported by Melanie,
Wimpy MSNBC Cowed by Bill O'Reilly, reported by Melanie,
Breaking News: Debate On Again, reported by Ellen,
Fox News Has A New Best Girlfriend, reported by Priscilla,
"T" Word Gets Dropped On Fox&Friends, reported by Priscilla,
Palin Lied, Hannity Let It Ride, reported by Ellen,
FOX "Two minutes of hate", reported by Chrish,
Is Fox Starting A War On Oprah?, reported by Priscilla,
FOX News Hypocrisy Alert, reported by Deborah,
FOX Friends heart Sarah Palin, reported by Chrish,
Convention Open Thread, reported by Ellen,
Convention? What convention?, reported by Chrish,
Convention Open Thread, reported by Ellen,
Doocy nepotism on FOX, reported by Chrish,
It's Biden, reported by Ellen,
FOX News Promotes McCain Myths, reported by Deborah,
George Clooney and Barack Obama, reported by Chrish,
The "Mitt Romney Phenomenon?", reported by Melanie,
Has Fox Been Playing The Nazi Card?, reported by Priscilla,
Brit Hume Smears Minority Journalists, reported by Priscilla,
Fox Guest Ties Obama to al Qaeda, reported by Melanie,
Greta's gossip game, reported by Chrish,
Dobson: principles, schminciples, reported by Chrish,
Sean Hannity On American Racism, reported by Priscilla,
Tenth circle of hell, reported by Chrish,
McCain predicts last-minute win, reported by Chrish,
Mike Huckabee Joins FOX News, reported by Ellen,