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Jon Stewart Shows Sean Hanity the Door After NY Gov. Blasts GOP

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave extreme Republicans the bum’s rush, telling them their pro-life, pro-assault weapon, anti-gaeeey views had no place in the state. Fox News’ Sean Hanity cried foul. Jon Stewart showed him the door. The governor’s remarks in a radio address on Friday (Jan. 24) sparked a rabid reaction on right-leaning Fox News. ...

Sarah Palin Blames ‘Intolerants’ for Duck Dynasty Anti-Gay Furor

Sarah Palin once again proved why she’s the most dangerous person in politics after she defended Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson’s anti-gay remarks, claiming he was just exercising his right to free speech. She blames his problems on "intolerants." Say What?. Robertson got tangled up in sexual politics in an interview published in GQ magazine....

Jon Stewart Goofs on Megyn Kelly Over White Santa Claims (Watch!)

Jon Stewart just could pass up on a chance to lampoon FOX News anchor Megyn Kelly after she asserted that St. Nicolas, the model for today’s Santa Claus was white, even though he was Greek and likely dark skinned. Adding insult to injury she said Jesus was white, too. Jeeezus! Kelly was trying to rebut an article published on the online site Slate. Author Aisha Harris argued that Santa shouldn’t be white anymore, ...

Fox News Host Foments Racist Backlash to New Miss America

Nina Davuluri became the first American of Indian descent to be crowned Miss America in an unconventional year for the tradition-bound pageant, which saw its first tattooed contestant and first woman to compete with a knee brace. Predictably, Davuluri’s heritage sparked a series of racist responses on Twitter that have been getting the lion’s share of media attention....
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The Simpsons Mr. Burns Warms Up to ‘Meat’ Romney (watch!)

Springfield’s resident soulless mogul Mr. Burns pauses for reflection on the latest episode of The Simpsons to explain why he’s endorsing Republican candidate Mitt Romney. But first he’s got to explain away a few small problems and one very big problem. It’s hard to believe the hilarious episode aired on the Fox Network, which has been a bastion of right-wing agitprop throughout the election. Nobody captures the essence of a “Fox News” Republican quite like Mr. Burns, the ultimate “vulture” capitalist. So what’s his take on the presidential election?...
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Jon Stewart Gets Fast, Furious Over Fox Hypocrisy (watch!)

Jon Stewart notes that the Republicans have never forgotten the humiliation of “Watergate.” So far, they’ve tried to hang the label on President Obama at least four times. And he’s fast an furious about it. For those who may not recall the scandal, and that would include just about everyone born after, say, 1970, it forced Republican President Richard Nixon to resign in 1974....

Jon Stewart Finally Takes on Arizona Shooting, Fox News (video)

Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart finally started dissecting coverage of the Arizona shooting following five-days of relative silence on media coverage that he found excessive, as usual, on Fox News. Stewart noted that conservative commentators roundly praised the president for all of two or three minutes before lapsing into politics, point scoring and pettiness....