Obama says he knows what kind of stuff is aired on Fox News — and that makes Fox News angry

Sometimes it seems that the folks who run Fox News Channel would prefer that the stuff it airs was heard only by the gullible geezers who comprise the bulk of its viewing audience. The Foxies definitely don’t like it that Barack Obama, of all people, is not oblivious to the nonsense the channel peddles. Jonathan Chait EXPLAINS: There are certain facts that an educated person realizes you can’t point out without provoking an angry rebuttal from a Fox News devotee — climate scientists overwhelmingly believe in the theory of anthropogenic...

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What will Fox News do now with the Baltimore story? The answer seems predictable

Now that the local prosecutor is bringing criminal charges against six Baltimore police officers in connection with the alleged murder of Freddie Gray, a question arises: Where will the racists at Fox News go with the story now? I’ve already discerned a few hints this morning, and I think a full-blown strategy will emerge in the next few days, The prevaricators at Fox, especially the prime-time commentators, likely will advance the notion that the cops charged in the case have been framed to placate the “thugs” who’ve...

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Jon Stewart delivers epic smackdown of Fox News

It’s not unusual, of course, for political satirist Jon Stewart to mock the folks at Fox News. It’s one of the regular features of “The Daily Show.” It’s also like shooting fish in a barrel. But Stewart pulled out all the stops last night and leveled a devastating blow to Fox for its naked hypocrisy in dealing with the controversies in Benghazi, Libya, and Ferguson, Mo. Check HERE for details of the matter. Huffington Post SAYS “Stewart tore the ‘fair and balanced’ news network to...

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Fact-checkers roundly debunk Fox News claim that global warming is a hoax

Last week, the British newspaper The Telegraph carried a column purporting to show that climate scientists have been fudging temperature data and thereby creating “the biggest science scandal ever.” Global-warming deniers among American right-wingers touted the column like crazy, but to little serious avail. Credentialed sources immediately shot down the story, and that was pretty much the end of that. But before we let the matter go, it behooves us to examine how the folks at PolitiFact DEBUNKED the treatment afforded the story...

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Theory: Obama leaked a scoop to Fox News just to mess with John Boehner’s mind

Everyone loves a story about how someone they don’t like is cleverly outmaneuvered by someone they do like. THIS is just such a story, but it’s too complicated to excerpt here. Read the whole...

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