A few weeks ago, Sean Hannity waxed nostalgic about the Clinton-impeachment days. Now, with George Bush’s approval ratings nothing short of dismal and more and more Republicans joining Democrats in their opposition to his policies, Hannity & Colmes devoted the first half hour of last night’s show (1/29/07) to bashing the Clinton administration.Continue reading >>
Ari Fleischer plugged his new book on H&C tonight, Taking Heat, about his years in the Bush White House. Fleischer is still trying to make the administration look open and pure of heart and Hannity was only too happy to give him a hand.3/3/05Continue reading >>
Saturday's (2/26/05) FOX News Watch featured a segment on "Gannongate," as they called it. First, the good news: I was pleased to see the subject covered at all on FOX News which, like most of the rest of the mainstream media, has largely ignored it. Now, the bad news: The discussion was given superficial, "back-office" treatment in a weekend news story that still managed to miss a lot of the important reasons why it's important.Continue reading >>
The Houston Chronicle refers to James Guckert a/k/a Jeff Gannon as "an alleged journalist who used a pseudonym to gain access to White House briefings and news conferences." The Minneapolis Star-Tribune calls him a "phony journalist... reporting for a phony Web site, has no real journalism training and is a $200-an-hour gay prostitute. He ran numerous Web sites like militaryescortsm4m. com. The photos of Gannon that were displayed on those Web sites left nothing to the imagination about his physical attributes." FOXNews.com describes him as "a White House reporter who recently resigned following questions about his identity and background."Continue reading >>
Hannity went after Maurice Hinchey,on H&C, for suggesting that Karl Rove orchestrated the Memogate story demanding he provide proof or apologize. Hannity was out for blood ,badgering Hinchey with his machine gun questions.
"Where is your proof sir?"
"What evidence do you have?"
"Without evidence..conspiracy to bring down a network?"
Hinchey began talking about Karl Rove's history of dirty tricks from 1970 to the present and Hannity's mocking laughter could be heard in the background.Were Hannity's anxious theatrics related to the recent connections made between Hannity and Jeff Gannon?