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Saturday, May 26, 2018
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#EndorseThis: Trevor Noah Says Trump And Sean Hannity Are The Real Animals

Sometimes you gotta feel sorry for President Trump. No, actually…no you don’t. Several days ago, the POTUS referred to Mexican gang members as “animals” in such a context that reporters concluded he meant all undocumented immigrants. Partisans had their say in both directions. But just when we thought it had blown over, here comes comic […]

May 23, 2018
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Crisis Lockdown Seizes White House After Trump’s Stormy Admission

Appearing on Fox and Friends, Trump lawyer Rudolph Giuliani appeared to suggest that the timing of the Stormy Daniels payoff was meant to coincide with the presidential election.

May 3, 2018
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Giuliani: Trump Repaid $130,000 Porn Star Hush Money To Cohen

Rudy Giuliani told Fox News on Wednesday evening that President Trump had indeed reimbursed his attorney Michael Cohen for $130,000 in hush money paid to porn star Stormy Daniels in the months before the 2016 presidential election. The former New York mayor, who recently joined Trump’s legal defense team, told host Sean Hannity that the […]

May 2, 2018

#EndorseThis: Trevor Noah On How Trump Could Flunk The Easiest Test Ever

In 2016, CNN was blasted for allowing Hillary Clinton a peek at one question in advance of a debate with Bernie Sanders. President Trump just got a peek at almost 50 questions he’ll be asked in an even more serious setting, and all anyone can talk about is who may have leaked them. Trevor Noah […]

May 2, 2018
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Danziger: Crazy Like Fox News

When Trump lawyer Michael Cohen revealed that Sean Hannity is one of his three clients, eyebrows shot up. But Fox News doesn’t care about Hannity’s conflicts. Fair and balanced!

April 17, 2018
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Surprise! Cohen’s Mysterious “Third Client” Is Fox’s Sean Hannity

For Sean Hannity, it was an embarrassing day down in Manhattan’s U.S. District Court — but it was an electrifying moment for America when we learned that the Fox News personality is the “third client” of Michael Cohen, Trump’s lawyer and fixer. The occasion was a hearing before U.S. District Judge Kimba Wood on Cohen’s […]

April 16, 2018
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#EndorseThis: Trevor Anoints Hannity High Priest Of Pro-Trump Bulls***

There’s a lot to like about this epic Trevor Noah news rant on Monday’s episode of The Daily Show. It begins with President Trump flinging wild accusations — and it can’t end without a good ol’ Mortal Kombat reference, as Trevor details the GOP’s futile efforts to shut down the investigation into Russian election interference. […]

February 6, 2018
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What Makes Trump Think Mueller Should Be Prosecuted? Too Much Fox News

Reprinted with permission from Media Matters. NBC News reported today that President Donald Trump has been “talking to friends about the possibility of asking Attorney General Jeff Sessions to consider prosecuting” special counsel Robert Mueller and members of his team on unstated charges as part of the administration’s effort to discredit and defang the Russia investigation. One […]

January 31, 2018
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Wikileaks’ Assange Messages Fake Hannity Account With ‘News’ On Sen. Warner

Reprinted with permission from AlterNet. Wikileaks founder Julian Assange wanted to provide Fox News host Sean Hannity “some news” about Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), the top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee, which is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election. One problem: Assange messaged a fake account, whose owner then alerted the press. Dell Gilliam, […]

January 30, 2018

#EndorseThis: Rep. Jim Himes Thinks Devin Nunes Must Have Written His Memo Drunk

In what sounds like a candid exchange over a beer, U.S. Representative Jim Himes (D-CT) tells Chris Matthews of MSNBC what rational people in D.C. really think of that “secret” Devin Nunes memo on the FBI: a stronger substance than beer could be to blame. “You’d hope that whoever wrote (the memo) was a couple […]

January 26, 2018
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Fox News Revenue Plummets As Advertisers Drop Hannity

Reprinted with permission from Media Matters. Fox News’ role as a secondary communications shop for Donald Trump and host Sean Hannity’s advertiser troubles are apparently starting to affect the network’s bottom line. In September 2017, Fox News’ ad revenue dropped a whopping 17 percent as compared to September 2016, while CNN’s dipped 1 percent and MSNBC’s increased […]

October 27, 2017

#EndorseThis: Trevor Noah Mocks Epic Fox News Fail In Vegas Coverage

Trevor Noah and The Daily Show staff watch Fox News Channel so we don’t have to — and even in the wake of a profound tragedy like the Vegas shooting, the antics of Murdoch’s on-air personalities provide a measure of comic relief. At Fox & Friends, the opaque motives of the shooter puzzled hosts. “We […]

October 4, 2017
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How Sean Hannity And Tucker Carlson Are (Still) Ignoring The Health Care Debate

As Senate Republicans began holding votes to take away health care from tens of millions of Americans, Fox News’ Sean Hannity still chose to focus primarily on phony Clinton pseudo-scandals. Similarly, Fox’s Tucker Carlson Tonight focused on irrelevant and often offensive stories while largely ignoring health care.

July 27, 2017
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#EndorseThis: Watch Seth Meyers Freeze-Frame Jeff Sessions

Commenting on Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ Senate Intelligence Committee testimony on Tuesday, Meyers flashes back to his earlier appearance before the before the Judiciary Committee, when he wrongly told Senator Al Franken (D-MN) that he’d had no contact with Russian officials in 2016. Meyers freezes the camera on Sessions’ face after that exchange — a moment that is worth the click all by itself.

June 14, 2017
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As Advertisers Flee, Hannity Brags About Conspiracy Smears

Fox News host Sean Hannity bragged about his continued promotion of a baseless Seth Rich murder conspiracy and fringe-sourced smear, even as advertisers began to announce they would no longer be advertising on his Fox News show.

May 25, 2017
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Seth Rich’s Brother Demands Sean Hannity Stop Pushing Baseless Conspiracy Theories

Seth Rich’s brother has sent a letter to Sean Hannity’s executive producer demanding Hannity stop pushing “false conspiracy theories” about Rich, a Democratic National Committee staffer who was murdered in what police say was likely a botched robbery.

May 24, 2017
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#EndorseThis: Ted Koppel Tells Hannity Why He Is ‘Bad For America’

Listen as award-winning newsman Ted Koppel tells Hannity, the Fox News disinformer, exactly why his nightly dose of fake news is “bad for America.”

March 27, 2017
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#EndorseThis: Seth Meyers Sifts Truth From Lies In Trump’s Carrier Rescue

The Late Night host took “a closer look” at the Carrier story — from the first commitment made by Trump on the campaign trail to the deal itself — and found the president-elect “lying his ass off.”

December 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
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5 Fresh Right-Wing Outrages: Trump Surrogates Reach Hysterical New Heights

Ted Cruz threatens the Constitution, Sean Hannity goes crazy over emails, and Trump surrogates reach hysterical new heights justifying sexual assault.

October 30, 2016
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Wounded Trump Retreats Into The Breitbart Media Bunker

Why, millions of tuned-in voters likely asked, was the Republican nominee in 2016 fixating on allegations about Bill Clinton from decades ago? Especially when he’s not even running for office?

October 11, 2016

This Is How Trump’s Closest Advisers Have Talked About Immigrants and Latinos

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is planning to deliver a speech focused on immigration on August 31. The supporters and hangers-on surrounding Trump — who would likely have his ear were he elected to the presidency — include Ann Coulter, Sean Hannity, Laura Ingraham, Steve Bannon, Roger Stone, and Roger Ailes.

August 31, 2016
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Sean Hannity Has Given Donald Trump $31 Million In Free Publicity

Fox News host Sean Hannity, who has been informally advising Donald Trump’s presidential campaign while serving as its primary media cheerleader, has effectively turned his nightly prime-time show into Trump’s second campaign headquarters.

August 25, 2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump (L) shakes hands with Member of the European Parliament Nigel Farage at a campaign rally in Jackson, Mississippi, U.S., August 24, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Trump Flops On Immigration (Again), After Inviting Brexiter Nigel Farage On Stage

Trump’s comments on immigration came in the second part of an interview conducted on Tuesday with Fox News anchor Sean Hannity. They signaled a further softening in his immigration position as he tries to bolster support among moderate voters and minority groups.

August 25, 2016
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O’Reilly Is Now Challenging Hannity As Trump’s Biggest Fan At Fox News

Bill O’Reilly wanted to reward Trump for his bullying tactics. He wanted to reward Trump’s novel strategy of trying to create conditions for a judge’s recusal by manufacturing a controversy about the judge. Or as The Washington Post’s Erik Wemple put it, “In Bill O’Reilly’s world, friends excuse friends for being racist.”

June 11, 2016