Friday, May 29, 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
Jeb Bush was interviewed by Megyn Kelly of Fox News on his stance on the invasion of Iraq. Photo: Screenshot via Fox News http://video.foxnews.com/v/4230274367001/megyn-kelly-previews-her-exclusive-interview-with-jeb-bush/?#sp=show-clips

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’

This partnership between HarperCollins, Fox News, and the nation’s two leading newspapers amounts to an open declaration of war in a presidential election — it’s the journalistic equivalent of the Hitler-Stalin pact — and a very disturbing decision by Times and Post executives.

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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Endorse This: Local Fox Anchor vs. Lady Gaga

The local Fox anchor in Cleveland used a certain old-time racial slur to describe Lady Gaga’s usual musical fare.

February 23, 2015
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Cartoon: Bill O’Reilly At War

The Fox News loudmouth reports under fire.

February 23, 2015
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Endorse This: Rudy Goes Full Derp

Rudy Giuliani is now even playing the “Communist” card against President Obama.

February 20, 2015
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This Week In Crazy: Only Outlaws Will Have Yoga Pants

Obama verbally rapes the nation, ’50 Shades of Grey’ causes the apocalypse, and more.

February 13, 2015
Photo: Top US television anchor Brian Williams says he is taking himself off the air for "several days" as he faces an internal investigation for embellishing an Iraq war story (AFP/Robyn Beck)

Big Lies, Little Lies, And The Punishment Of Brian Williams

More than a decade after the Iraq invasion, the only individual deemed worthy of punishment is a TV newsman who inflated a war story on a talk show.

February 12, 2015
Photo: Top US television anchor Brian Williams says he is taking himself off the air for "several days" as he faces an internal investigation for embellishing an Iraq war story (AFP/Robyn Beck)

Brian Williams’ Lies Are Not Equal To Those Of Fox ‘News’

If Williams worked for Fox News, would anyone care that he lied?

February 11, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: Getting Your Story Right On Iraq

Jon Stewart is glad that somebody is finally being held accountable for lying about the Iraq War.

February 10, 2015
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Endorse This: Ben Carson vs. Rand Paul!

The vaccine-paranoia controversies have gotten so bad that Ben Carson is now actually one of the more sensible people around, delivering an important rebuttal to fellow potential 2016 candidate Rand Paul for his scaremongering. (Though on the other hand, Carson does have his own nutty idea about the measles outbreak!)

Click above to watch Carson slam the “anecdotal” and “debunked” kind of vaccine horror stories that Rand was pushing — then watch this video!

February 9, 2015
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Endorse This: The ‘Frozen’ Menace

Fox News has its eye on the latest danger to America’s culture: The hit Disney movie ‘Frozen.’

February 4, 2015
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Mental Disability Is Not A Fad

Fox News and the right are dead wrong about mental health.

February 4, 2015
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Endorse This: Sheldon Whitehouse vs. ‘Fox News And Conspiracy Theorists Everywhere’

Sen. Whitehouse pointed out Republicans were talking about every topic at the Loretta Lynch hearing — except one.

January 29, 2015
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Endorse This: Sarah Palin vs. … Fox News!

Sarah Palin’s word salad speech in Iowa now has even conservative media calling her out — and she’s not very happy.

January 28, 2015
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Why Serious People Discount Fox News

Ignoring the network’s lies just isn’t good enough.

January 26, 2015
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