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Colonel’s comments about the President inappropriate

January 1, 2015 by

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In an interview yesterday on Fox News, retired Lt. Colonel Ralph Peters took issue with President Obama in a crude way.  Peters, identified as a Fox News strategic analyst,  is known for his deprecatory remarks about the President. This time, he criticized Mr. Obama for

New York mayor called ‘incompetent’

December 23, 2014 by

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The expression “consider the source” is heard all the time. In this case, the source is Bill O’Reilly (pictured),  the Fox News host.  The target is the top official in New York city,  Bill de Blasio. O’Reilly is a

Sunday talk shows: Limbaugh’s mistakes (w/video link)

December 7, 2014 by

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Rush Limbaugh (pictured) rarely appears on television. The radio talk host is not invited much. He’s on our Shameful list because of repeated inaccuracies and insults. (For examples, click http://respectinpolitics.org/?s=Limbaugh) Fox News

Two more O’Reilly misstatements from last night

December 6, 2014 by

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A final note about last night’s “O’Reilly Factor.”  After lamenting the destruction in Ferguson, Missouri, he referred disparagingly to the New York protesters of Eric Garner’s death: “We have protesters right this second, running around New York (smiling). I was out there last night watching.

O’Reilly off base Friday evening on recent police killing issues

December 5, 2014 by

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Several bizarre comments on Bill O’Reilly’s (pictured) Fox News program this evening. One discussion had O’Reilly contending that all the demonstrations after the non-indictment of the policeman whose chokehold

(UPDATED 12/6) Kelly makes shameful comments on police victims’ families possibly at State of the Union

December 5, 2014 by

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Megyn Kelly of Fox News offered an argument on her program tonight that was insulting and disrespectful to the families of men who were killed by police in separate incidents. With little empathy for parents who have lost children, she

Nightly News back in NY but it and Hannity disappoint

November 26, 2014 by

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Last night we expressed the view that anchoring NBC Nightly News from Ferguson, Missouri, the scene of violence the night before, was a mistake. We are happy that the broadcast was based back

Live coverage of violence is ill-advised

November 25, 2014 by

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We don’t see any purpose in covering a violent confrontation live. Last night, when the reaction to the lack of an indictment for the officer who killed 18-year-old Michael Brown in August in Ferguson, Missouri boiled over into destruction, CNN

Pres. Bush stays classy in spite of Hannity

November 17, 2014 by

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The former President held his ground and refused to criticize Pres. Obama on Hannity’s Fox News program last night. The host, who is on our Shameful list, also asked a question on a previous program seeking a negative reaction to the President’s policies. We’ve written enough about Hannity, who is not a journalist. (Search Hannity […]

Sunday shows: Sorry electorate, we choose to ignore you

November 16, 2014 by

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Discussions of the Keystone oil pipeline, greenhouse gas pollution in China and immigration dominated this morning’s discussion on “Fox News Sunday” between Sen. John Thune (R-SD), pictured on home page, chair of the Senate Republican conference and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), pictured on 2nd page, a member of the Senate environment committtee. Thune favors

Same mistakes repeated as votes came in

November 8, 2014 by

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LATE POST: The reviews of the networks’ election coverage were mixed but leaning more to the negative side. The folly of partisans supposedly analyzing the voting (or anything political) was a common theme. And the worthlessness

Political TV still in the doldrums

November 6, 2014 by

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A mixed bag of useless political comments on TV today. Hope you weren’t watching but in the interests of trying to encourage significant programming, we bring them to your attention. A former press secretary for Pres. George W. Bush,

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