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January 23, 2011

Cavuto Likens JFK To Ronald Reagan

By Brian

On Thursday (1/20/11), Neil Cavuto’s “Common Sense” comments played up John F. Kennedy’s tax cuts as the forerunner of Reaganomics. But Cavuto left out a few important details.

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Reported by Guest Blogger at 5:30 AM

February 17, 2010

Is The History Channel Pushing Right Wing Smears Of The Kennedys?

Robert Greenwald, with whom we are proud to be associated, writes, "The right wing has set its sights on the reputation of one of our nation's greatest political families: The Kennedys. And The History Channel is providing them a soapbox from which to spew their bile." He and the Brave New Films team have produced a new video with prominent historians speaking out.

UPDATED with History Channel contacts.

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Reported by Ellen at 11:46 PM

August 28, 2009

Hannity Pretends To Take The High Road Over Kennedy’s Death

Sean Hannity boasted last night about his respect for Ted Kennedy’s family and how he “decided not to go down the road” that other conservatives had pressured him into taking. Then Hannity just happened to enumerate those subjects he was too “respectful” to bring up: Mary Jo Kopechne and Kennedy’s “radical socialism.” With video.

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Reported by Ellen at 1:52 PM

August 26, 2009

"Fox Fan Email" Barely Mentions Kennedy's death

Someone forwarded me this "Fox Fan Scoop" email which announces what Fox thinks will be the upcoming highlights of tonight's prime time shows. The biggest focus is Rush Limbaugh, appearing on Glenn Beck, talking about "How the FCC plans to muzzle conservative talk radio." The only mention of Sen. Ted Kennedy, who passed away early this morning, is in the promo for Hannity and even then, the focus is on "Guest Sen. John McCain." You have to read the smaller print to find out, " John McCain reflects on the life of his colleague, Senator Ted Kennedy." Screen grab after the jump.

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Reported by Ellen at 8:33 PM

While World Mourns Ted Kennedy, Beck Slams Kennedy’s “Serve America” Act

Reported by Hula

Glenn Beck: “I don’t want my History changed …we’ll decide together!”

Unbelievably, today - on the day much of the world woke up to the news that Senator Ted Kennedy had died - Glenn Beck went on a tirade accusing President Obama of "hijacking" the meaning of 9-11 by signing the The Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act into law. With Audio of Beck Show; Colbert Video

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Reported by Guest Blogger at 4:24 PM
Ted Kennedy And Three Cable Networks, reported by Priscilla,
Sen. Edward Kennedy Has Died, reported by Guest Blogger,
Attacking Ted Kennedy For Fun, reported by Janie,