MY COUSIN THE SAINT
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by Justin Calanoso

Posts Tagged ‘Fox News’

The Wizard of Beck

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

A brilliant, insightful and factual opinion piece from a conservative New York Times commentator about the true impotence of the right-wing talk jocks and their supposed power and influence — here.

Excerpt: “So the myth returns. Just months after the election and the humiliation, everyone is again convinced that Limbaugh, Beck, Hannity and the rest possess real power. And the saddest thing is that even Republican politicians come to believe it. They mistake media for reality. They pre-emptively surrender to armies that don’t exist.”

Is Murdoch stupid?

Saturday, August 15th, 2009

This column, by my friend Frank Wilkinson of The Week, is worth reading closely. It’s about the culpability of Fox News in whipping up not only opposition but quite possibly violence against the Obama administration, or the president himself.

Excerpt:”Casual incitements to violence were once the portfolio of the radical left on American campuses and the streets. They now appear to be the job description of select Fox News personalities.”