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Katrina - Human Toll

August 28, 2008

Dick Morris Says If Gustav Hits the Gulf, and McCain Goes There Immediately, it Will "Blow Apart" the "Theme" of the DNC That McCain and Bush Are One

Oh, and McCain "disagreed with Bush on almost everything."

In a few short minutes during Your World w/Neil Cavuto today (August 28, 2008), Dick Morris showed just how absolutely insane, and I mean insane, this campaign is going to get. Read the text, below. I'll have video up ASAP. Video is up! This is slap your forehead, roll your eyes, shake your head unbelievable.

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Reported by Melanie at 7:17 PM

October 23, 2007

Neil Cavuto Has a Barbara Bush Moment

Remember, after Katrina, when Barbara Bush toured the Houston Astrodome and said, "[S]o many of the people in the arena here, you know, were underprivileged anyway, so this is working very well for them?" Well, Neil Cavuto similarly put his foot-in-mouth today (October 24, 2007), claiming that San Diego evacuees are living it up at Qualcomm Stadium.

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Reported by Melanie at 7:05 PM

September 1, 2007

FOX News' Hannity & Colmes Commemorates Diana, Not Katrina

Hannity & Colmes was pre-empted last night (8/31/07) in order to re-run a Thanksgiving service for Princess Diana. There was no recognition of the second anniversary of Hurricane Katrina at all this past week on Hannity & Colmes. The network Roger Ailes described by saying, "We Like America," preferred to commemorate a British princess via a rerun rather than the costliest and one of the most deadly natural disasters in United States history, according to the House of Representatives Bipartisan investigation (See page 7).

Reported by Ellen at 12:37 AM

August 30, 2007

Hannity & Colmes Ignores Katrina Anniversary; Faulkner Does PR For Bush During Break

Hannity & Colmes had nothing to say about the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina last night (8/29/07). However, news reader Harris Faulkner once again offered some (presumably) free PR for President Bush during her laughably one-sided and myopic coverage of the anniversary during the newsbreak. With video.

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Reported by Ellen at 2:18 AM

August 29, 2007

A Look Back At Some FOX News Katrina Coverage in 2005

Here's some samples of FOX News' coverage of Katrina in 2005 from the News Hounds' archives. Even while Shepard Smith, on location, was covering the scope of human suffering in New Orleans in the intial days after the storm, the FOX spin meisters worked to protect the Bush Administration.

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Reported by Deborah at 7:47 PM
Blame game V.2.0, reported by Chrish, 0 comments
FOX News Racism, reported by Ellen, 0 comments
A Nagging Question, reported by Marie Therese, 0 comments
By popular demand..., reported by Chrish, 0 comments