Tag Archives: Conservative Media

James McEnteer : How Intolerance Is Poisoning the Well

Art by Alice Brickner / Getty / Big Questions Online.Deadly discourse:How intolerance poisons our well Most public ‘discussion’ consists of one side lobbing insults at the other from across an unbridgeable divide. There is little genuine give and take. By … finish reading James McEnteer : How Intolerance Is Poisoning the Well

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BOOKS / Lamar W. Hankins : ‘The Fox Effect’ Poisons Public Discourse

The Fox Effect:Disinformation that poisons public discourse By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | March 26, 2012 [The Fox Effect, by David Brock, Ari Rabin-Havt, and Media Matters for America (2012: Anchor); Paperback; 336 pp; $15.] Sometimes education … finish reading BOOKS / Lamar W. Hankins : ‘The Fox Effect’ Poisons Public Discourse

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Harry Targ : Political News as Commodity

Screenshot of Rachel Maddow reporting on the phony ACORN media sting during her MSNBC show. Image from Democurmudgeon.What sells is legitimate:Political news is a commodityBy Harry Targ | The Rag Blog | March 6, 2012 “The public version of Andrew … finish reading Harry Targ : Political News as Commodity

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National Review’s Texas Tall Tale

Texas through the looking glass:Chamber of Commerce fluff By Larry Ray / The Rag Blog / August 7, 2009 See ‘Going Alamo,’ by Kevin D. Williamson, Below. Here’s a dandy bit of fabricated economic good news from National Review. It … finish reading National Review’s Texas Tall Tale

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Mancow on Waterboarding : ‘I Would Have Said Anything to Make it Stop’

Mancow on Olbermann. Below, waterboard denier Sean Hannity. Photo by Douglas C. Pizac / AP.Mancow: Hannity called me after I was waterboarded and said, ‘It’s still not Torture’ By Satyam Khanna / May 27, 2009 With Keith Olbermann Video. Last … finish reading Mancow on Waterboarding : ‘I Would Have Said Anything to Make it Stop’

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Racism in the New York Post? Sharpton Spanks the Monkey Cartoon

Cartoon by Sean Delonas in today’s New York Post.‘The cartoon in today’s New York Post is troubling at best given the historic racist attacks of African-Americans as being synonymous with monkeys.’ — Rev. Al Sharpton By TMZ / February 18, … finish reading Racism in the New York Post? Sharpton Spanks the Monkey Cartoon

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You Don’t Need a Weatherman : George Will and Friends Blast McCain Tactics

George Will calls Sarah Palin John McCain’s ‘female Sancho Panza.’Conservative pundits say negative campaign just isn’t cutting it.By Michael C. Moynihan / October 9, 2008 A bit of conservative blowback on the McCain campaign’s impotent strategy of making the final … finish reading You Don’t Need a Weatherman : George Will and Friends Blast McCain Tactics

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Curbing Their Enthusiasm : Conservatives Souring on Sarah

Gov. Sarah Palin walks along the grounds of the United Nations with Katie Couric on Wednesday.Conservative columnist Kathleen Parker’s call for Palin to withdraw a ‘watershed moment’By Kate Phillips / September 26, 2008 The drip, drip, drip of bad reviews … finish reading Curbing Their Enthusiasm : Conservatives Souring on Sarah

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