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War on Iraq

October 23, 2011

Sen. Lindsey Graham Thinks Of His Fox News Sunday Audience As The 2012 Republican Candidates

Senator Lindsey Graham visited Fox News Sunday today to attack discuss President Obama’s foreign policy, especially regarding his announcement that all U.S. troops will be withdrawn from Iraq by January 1. In the middle of the interview, host Chris Wallace revealed that Graham had said (privately, presumably) that he thought of his audience for the segment as the 2012 Republican candidates. Instead of challenging Graham’s notion that the show caters to Republicans, Wallace asked Lindsey to expound on whatever message he had for them.

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Reported by Ellen at 7:19 PM

October 21, 2011

John Bolton: Obama Sabotaged Negotiations With Iraq In Order To Withdraw Our Troops

It’s not very surprising that Fox News reacted to President Obama’s announcement that all American troops will leave Iraq by the end of the year pretty much the same way the “fair and balanced” network reacted to the death of Qaddafi and even Osama Bin Laden – by immediately finding ways to diminish and denigrate Obama. But Fox News contributor and former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton took the tactic to new lows when he announced tonight on On The Record that President Obama had deliberately undermined negotiations with Iraq to leave some of our forces there after January 1, 2012, the date President Bush negotiated for us to depart.

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Reported by Ellen at 11:48 PM

Fox Host Wastes No Time Attacking Obama Over Iraq Troop Withdrawal

As I previously posted, "objective" Fox News host Jon Scott greeted the news that President Obama will draw down all U.S. troops from Iraq by the end of the year with snideness - over the venue of the announcement. We've grabbed the video from Media Matters.

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Reported by Ellen at 5:08 PM

Breaking News: U.S. To Withdraw All Troops From Iraq By End Of The Year

President Obama just made the announcement. Fox News has already moved on, after a snide remark by host Jon Scott about the format of the announcement. But this will be big news, despite Fox's best efforts. UPDATED

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Reported by Ellen at 1:12 PM

September 16, 2011

Is Dick Cheney Afraid Of Bill O'Reilly?

Bill O'Reilly has been complaining forever that Dick Cheney won't come on his show - despite going on just about every other Fox News show. So last night (9/15/11) Liz Cheney appeared with O'Reilly and they had a rather spirited debate - mostly about the supposed success of the Iraq war, including Liz Cheney actually insisting we were greeted as liberators in Iraq.

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Reported by Ellen at 12:54 AM
Memorial Day Thread, reported by Ellen,
Megyn Kelly's Happy Iraq, reported by Ellen,
FOX News Gives Palin A Do-Over, reported by Ellen,
Secretary Rice on FOX and Friends, reported by Chrish,
Rove Discusses McClellan Book, reported by Ellen,
O'Reilly hates Hollywood redux, reported by Chrish,
Fox Pimps McCain?, reported by Chrish,
4,000, reported by Melanie,
Sean Hannity, Sore Debate-Loser, reported by Ellen,
Oliver North On Waterboarding, reported by Donna,
Montel off the air after 17 years, reported by Chrish,
Gibson vs. the New York Times, reported by Chrish,
FOX spins the surge, reported by Chrish,
Turkey Invades Iraq, reported by Donna,
Al Qaeda: Now You See It, Now You Don't, reported by Marie Therese,
Fred Barnes: Iraq Surge a Smashing Success, reported by Marie Therese,
Tidbits from the "Cost of Freedom", reported by Melanie,
Harold Ford, Jr. Gets It, reported by Ellen,
Hannity, the Pure, reported by Marie Therese,
Some Stories – Not Very Big, reported by Chrish,
FOX can't help helping MoveOn.org, reported by Chrish,
What Is Going On In Iraq?, reported by Donna,
Shepard Smith Makes Bad Joke, reported by Donna,
FOX FIDDLES WHILE IRAQ BURNS, reported by Deborah,
O'Reilly triangulates on Iraq, reported by Chrish,
Finally, Bush is a uniter, reported by Chrish,
Glossing over the war in Iraq, reported by Chrish,
George Tenet on O'Reilly Factor, reported by Chrish,
Hume Protects Richard Perle, reported by Janie,
FOX News Attacks Bill Moyers, reported by Ellen,
Enema of the Week, #7, reported by Chrish,
The Big Right Wing Sale-a-thon, reported by Chrish,
A Tale of Two "Apologies", reported by Janie,
Hannity Snubs The Troops, reported by Ellen,
Douglas Feith: Is He the Next John Dean?, reported by Marie Therese,
Enema of the Week - #3, reported by Chrish,
Excusing Paul Bremer, reported by Janie,
Jim Webb Hits a Home Run on FOX News Sunday, reported by Marie Therese,
Fred Barnes Rewrites History, reported by Janie,
To Sean Hannity: Put Up or Shut Up!, reported by Marie Therese,
Bush - Rock Star No Longer, reported by Donna,
Bush is Stuck on Replay, reported by Melanie,
Live blogging tonight, reported by Chrish,
Hang 'Em High! It's Good for the Economy!, reported by Marie Therese,
Bill O'Reilly's Conflict of Interest, reported by Marie Therese,
Iraq war now Democrats' problem?, reported by Chrish,
Saddam Hussein is Dead, reported by Melanie,
Tug o' War on FOX News Sunday, reported by Marie Therese,
News Priorities Askew at Fox, reported by Judy,
Continued lie cover-up on FOX, reported by Chrish,
The Illogic of the right-wing, reported by Chrish,
Wall-to-Wall War on Live Desk, reported by Judy,
Bill O'Reilly on The View, reported by Chrish,
All Dressed Up, Still Fox News, reported by Judy,
Exploiting 9/11, reported by Chrish,
Insurgency? What Insurgency?, reported by Judy,
Hannity's War Room, reported by Deborah,
IRAN. NUKE. SHOWDOWN., reported by Chrish,
Mixed Messages On Beltway Boys, reported by Deborah,
We Are an Ignorant Nation, reported by Melanie,
Kurdistan - The Other Iraq, reported by Donna,
Meanwhile, Back in Iraq, reported by Judy,
Republican Weekly Review On FOX, reported by Deborah,
It's Not Just FOX, reported by Ellen, 0 comments
Hypocrite O'Reilly Lies Again, reported by Marie Therese, 0 comments
Terrorist Bloopers, reported by Chrish, 0 comments