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Obama saved 1.5 million auto jobs

Remember When Obama Saved 1.5 Million Auto Industry Jobs?

In the end, the bailout that Obama championed saved more than one million jobs, and Fox News still hated it. If only Obama had saved 1,000 Carrier jobs instead.

December 1, 2016
K.T. McFarland

K.T. McFarland: An Anti-Muslim Putin Fan Who Supports Torture

Meet K.T. McFarland, Trump’s pick for deputy national security adviser. She has advocated for war with Iran and misled about its nuclear program, expressed support for torture, and has made bizarre and incendiary statements about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

November 30, 2016
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Fox News’ Eric Bolling Is Trying — And Failing — To Cover His Bigoted Tracks

Bolling deleted a five-year-old racist tweet about President Obama immediately after Media Matters unearthed it. He’s obviously trying to hide his racism, and he’s doing a terrible job of it.

November 22, 2016
Pence not offended by Hamilton cast member's remarks and praises show

What Boycott? Pence ‘Not Offended,’ Urges Americans To See ‘Hamilton’

Trump called Hamilton “highly overrated,” but Pence praised the blockbuster musical, which dramatizes America’s founding in hip-hop style with a multiracial cast.

November 21, 2016
Ellison

Here Come The Anti-Muslim Attacks On Keith Ellison

Conservatives are regurgitating attacks linking Ellison to Farrakhan that were first leveled at him during his first run for Congress in 2006.

November 18, 2016
Trump lashes out at the press on Twitter

Trump’s Transition Signals He Will Continue To Be Incredibly Hostile To The Press

During the campaign, the Committee to Protect Journalists declared Trump an “unprecedented threat” to free press. So far, his transition has indicated that won’t be changing anytime soon.

November 17, 2016
Megyn Kelly Donald Trump debate question

Megyn Kelly Reveals Pro-Trump Election Conspiracy At Fox

The day before the first presidential debate, Mr. Trump was in a lather again, Ms. Kelly writes. He called Fox executives, saying he’d heard that her first question “was a very pointed question directed at him.”

November 11, 2016
10 Plagues Donald Trump

10 Plagues Unearthed By This Election

This election laid bare what has long plagued us. The clash between Trump and Clinton slit open the underbelly of America and a toxic stew has oozed out.

November 9, 2016
America should have seen Trump coming

Anger, Bullying, Conspiracies — And Big Cable Network Profits

As the national political melodrama drew near its end, a sometime email correspondent in Texas worried about my safety.

November 9, 2016
Fox News mouth piece Brett Baier

Bret Baier Is A Fox News Mouthpiece For Unknown Sources On FBI Stories

The reports leave little doubt that Fox News is acting as “the pipeline for the fifth column inside the bureau” that is publicly seeking to influence the election.

November 3, 2016
Sean Hannity and the right-wing media's grip on the GOP

Right-Wing Media’s Vise Grip On The GOP Only Getting Tighter

The GOP is trying to figure out what to do when its public face resembles a rodeo clown like Sean Hannity, and when so many Republican voters live inside the right-wing, fact-free, Rush Limbaugh bubble that Trump so firmly embraced.

November 1, 2016
Lou Dobbs

Bigoted Lou Dobbs Claimed Trump Is Victim Of ‘Globalist Mormon Mafia’

Lou Dobbs has claimed that Donald Trump is the victim of a “globalist” conspiracy by the “Mormon mafia,” and he has derided former GOP nominee Mitt Romney for refusing to support Trump, saying maybe it’s because he is a Mormon and “getting visions.”

October 29, 2016
Trump and conservative conspiracy theories

Trump Making Same Claim About Polls That Conservatives Used In 2012

Trump is making the same mistake as Mitt Romney. He insists that public polls showing him trailing Hillary Clinton are biased because they “oversample” Democrats. But that’s exactly the same argument that a lot of conservatives used in 2012 when Romney lost.

October 28, 2016
Chris Wallace interviews Donald Trump on Fox News.Chris Wallace interviews Donald Trump on Fox News.

Three Ways Fox News Is Attempting To Delegitimize Clinton’s Lead In The Polls

Fox News has attempted to delegitimize Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s lead in the polls for months, claiming that the polls are skewed due to oversampling, that the size of rallies Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds is more indicative of his support than polls, and that there are “secret” Trump supporters who are too embarrassed to tell pollsters whom they support.

October 27, 2016
Trump TV

Trump Campaign Test Drives ‘Trump TV’

After retreating to Fox News, the Trump campaign finds a way to get favorable media coverage by just doing it themselves. Is this the beginning of Trump TV?

October 25, 2016
CNN and Fox News push baseless accusations about Hillary Clinton

WikiLeaks: Baseless ‘Pay To Play’ Accusation Against Clinton For Morocco Speech She Didn’t Give

The suggestion by CNN and Fox News that Clinton’s activities with regard to Morocco are a corrupt pay to play are dubious and baseless.

October 24, 2016
U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump

Donald Trump Is A Serial Anti-Semite

Trump’s anti-Semitism comes in different shapes and sizes. He verbalizes it, encourages it, enables it, tolerates it, and makes excuses for it. What he doesn’t do is condemn it.

October 24, 2016
Bannon O'Keefe Trump Nexus

The James O’Keefe-Donald Trump-Breitbart News Nexus

Trump is using convicted criminal James O’Keefe’s heavily edited video to support his claims of a “rigged election” — a page out of Breitbart’s playbook.

October 21, 2016
Chris Wallace moderates final presidential debate

Chris Wallace And The Banality Of Conservative Dishonesty

What makes Wallace such an effective purveyor of dishonesty is that he’s good at playing the part of the reasonable, “even-handed” journalist, even when what he’s saying is wrong.

October 20, 2016
Chris Wallace moderates third and final debate

Debate: Will Fox News’ Chris Wallace Let Trump Off Easy?

Given the constraints Wallace has placed on himself — and his network’s history of conservative misinformation — here’s what to expect at final the debate.

October 19, 2016
Fox News contributor Monica Crowley spins for Donald Trump on sexual assault charges.

#EndorseThis: Watch As Former Nixon Aide Spins Wildly For Trump

Even in the wake of fresh testimony from multiple women about his alleged sexual assaults and voyeurism, Monica Crowley sees a silver lining for the billionaire bully in these disturbing stories.

October 13, 2016
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Excerpt: Behind The Secretly Funded Right-Wing Attack On The Clinton Foundation

For conservative funders seeking to take down the most formidable Democratic presidential contender, Schweizer offered not just audacity and experience but his own nonprofit. As president of the Government Accountability Institute in Tallahassee, Florida, he could accept millions of dollars in tax-exempt funds for research, promotion, and expenses (including his $200,000 annual salary) from foundations and individuals. And unlike the Clintons, who had disclosed decades of tax returns and more than 300,000 foundation donors, Schweizer didn’t have to reveal any of his funders.

October 9, 2016
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Trump Becomes Latest GOP Nominee To Get Lost Inside The Fox News Bubble

Looking to make the media rounds on Tuesday morning in an attempt to clean up his Monday night debate mess, Republican nominee Donald Trump actually had only one destination on his schedule: Fox News, of course.

September 29, 2016
Roger Ailes, chairman and CEO of Fox News and Fox Television Stations, answers questions during a panel discussion at the Television Critics Association summer press tour in Pasadena, California July 24, 2006. REUTERS/Fred Prouser/File Photo

“Movement Afoot” To Expand Roger Ailes’ Role In The Trump Campaign

“There is a movement afoot” to bring ousted Fox News CEO and alleged sexual harasser Roger Ailes “more into the process” of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s campaign, according to Washington Post reporter Robert Costa.

September 28, 2016
U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign rally in Kissimmee, Florida, U.S. August 8, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Keane

First Debate: Fairly Or Not, Media Pressure Is On Clinton

Donald Trump has never participated in a one-on-one presidential debate. Hillary Clinton has been in 10 of them. Yet it’s Clinton, not Trump, who is under the most pressure when the two presidential candidates face off Monday night in New York.

September 25, 2016