Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Fox News
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Late Night Roundup: Jon Stewart Blows Up Fox News

‘Your hypocrisy isn’t a bug in the Fox model — it’s the feature.’

August 4, 2015
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For Aging GOP Voters, The Times They Are A-Changin’

No, Trump’s appeal won’t last. But the prejudices that are animating so many aging GOP primary voters are more enduring

July 25, 2015
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Larry Wilmore Makes A Shocking Discovery In News On Sandra Bland Case

Wilmore checked on some major conservative personalities to see what their reactions would be.

July 24, 2015
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GOP Reacts To Clinton’s Economic Policy Speech

You can imagine how Clinton’s speech might have rubbed the right-wing the wrong way.

July 13, 2015
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Lindsey Graham: I ‘Resent’ The Debate Rules That Aren’t Letting Me In

Of course, if the goal is have everyone on stage who has a viable campaign — then shouldn’t Graham still be excluded, too?

July 10, 2015
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Republican Debate Selection Process Is A New Wild Card In Presidential Politics

In an unprecedentedly large field of 16 presidential contenders, at least half are statistically on the bubble of not qualifying for the debate stage.

July 7, 2015
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Rick Perry Hits At Trump — And Trump Hits Right Back

The Donald is answering right back — by trash-talking Perry on Twitter.

July 3, 2015
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Right Wingers Rage Against Marriage Equality

Right-wingers are variously calling for defiance of the Supreme Court’s ruling — and warning that America could face the wrath of God.

June 26, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: Larry Wilmore Crashes Bill O’Reilly’s Party

Larry inserted himself into the Fox News host’s show, in order to give some aerial support to the one liberal guest against Bill’s flip responses. “‘So what’?! Slavery gets a ‘So what’?!”

June 25, 2015
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This Week In Crazy: No Such Thing As Church-State Separation

Forget Benghazi — have you heard Hillary’s taste in music? And yogurt is turning children into sinners! It’s “This Week In Crazy.”

June 19, 2015
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Conservatives: Charleston Shooting Is About Anything But Race

Law enforcement officials are calling it a hate crime. So why is it that some conservatives — including two running for president — have such a hard time using that phrase?

June 18, 2015
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Rupert Murdoch Setting Exit From Media Empire

Rupert Murdoch is preparing to step down as chief executive of the media-entertainment conglomerate 21st Century Fox and hand the job to his son James.

June 11, 2015
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Endorse This: The Science Of Santorum

Watch presidential candidate Rick Santorum get confronted — and on Fox News of all places — about who really is the scientist here.

June 8, 2015
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Survivor: The Republican Debates Edition

Some people say that Fox News already has too much influence over the Republican Party. Well, now the network is literally in a position to winnow down the very crowded presidential field.

May 27, 2015
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The Iraq Invasion: What We Knew Then

Jeb Bush was forced to retract statements saying that he would have invaded Iraq if he had been in his brother’s situation. Many commentators, though, missed something key in their criticism of his remarks: It’s not clear that the invasion was supported by what we knew beforehand.

May 22, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: Sympathy For…Ted Cruz!

Larry Wilmore felt nauseous at what he was seeing — that somebody managed to almost make him feel sorry for Ted Cruz.

May 14, 2015
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Endorse This: Another Bush’s Iraq War Intelligence

Watch Jeb Bush’s answer on what he would’ve done differently than his brother on Iraq — or maybe done the same — if he’d known everything we know now.

May 11, 2015
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This Week In Crazy: Never Forget Sodom And Gomorrah

Global warming is good for your lawn, Texas paranoia abounds, and we found the most adorably deranged complaint ever filed in federal court. Welcome to “This Week In Crazy.”

May 8, 2015
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Murdoch Empire Colludes With ‘Liberal Media’ To Promote ‘Clinton Cash’

The partnership between HarperCollins, Fox News, and the nation’s two leading newspapers amounts to an open declaration of war in a presidential election.

April 20, 2015
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This Week In Crazy: Obama’s Reefer Madness

Another edition of “This Week In Crazy,” our weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing.

March 27, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: Fox News, Ferguson, And Benghazi

Jon Stewart noticed that Fox News seems to have a selective vision for reports that exonerate (or confirm) pre-existing suspicions.

March 20, 2015
Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

This Week In Crazy: Obama Tried To Nuke Charleston!

Rick Santorum learns Obama’s nuclear secret, Taylor Swift sings gay demon songs, and more.

March 20, 2015
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Fox ‘News’ Proof Of Old P.T. Barnum Adage

Bill O’Reilly would be barred from most newsrooms. But not at Fox.

March 11, 2015
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Endorse This: Take Ben Stein’s Lunch Money!

Watch a former Nixon speechwriter warn against a diabolical regime seeking to destroy the freedom of the people — yes, really.

March 10, 2015
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‘Name An Accomplishment’: A Question Republicans Shouldn’t Ask

Carly Fiorina almost wrecked Hewlett Packard — but at least she gave us the “Demon Sheep” ad.

February 27, 2015
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