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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,

Former CIA agent’s insulting comments

August 1, 2014 by

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The agent,  Michael Scheuer, commented on a tape of former President Bill Clinton in which he says the day before 9/11 that he could have executed Osama bin Laden but didn’t because hundreds of women and children would also have died. As reported by Mediaite, Scheuer spoke on Fox News today, contradicting Clinton, saying that […]

Conservative criticized on ‘The O’Reilly Factor’

July 31, 2014 by

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Bill O’Reilly lost hope of a meaningful discussion during a segment of his program on Fox News tonight.  But his frustration wasn’t directed at a liberal guest, as is more common on the show,  but rather at conservative author and blogger,  Kate Obenshain.

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