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Obama: Fox is destroying America

President Obama moved to punish Rolling Stone, the magazine that brought down the U.S. commander in Afghanistan, by granting the publication a lengthy interview.

He told the magazine there are "some aspects of the Tea Party that are a little darker that have to do with anti-immigrant sentiment or are troubled by what I represent as the president." You think? He also said Fox News is "destructive for the long-term growth" of the country.


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The O'Donnell Watch never stops. The Post's Greg Sargent has learned that the GOP Senate candidate from Delaware claimed on her LinkedIn bio page that she attended the "University of Oxford." But it turns out this was actually just a course conducted by something called the Phoenix Institute, which rented space at Oxford.

We blame bad witches for giving human brains to mice, who proceeded to hack into O'Donnell's LinkedIn account and plant this erroneous information.


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A couple of weeks ago, Rush Limbaugh fell for a Wikipedia hoax and falsely told his audience about a federal judge who killed three bears, stuffed them himself and mounted their heads on his courtroom door.

Happily, Rush picked himself up, got back on a bear and rode again. A caller to his show this week was talking about "green" TV commercials when Limbaugh tore into a Nissan commercial with "the polar bear hugging the idiot who buys the electric car."

"There's no courage in corporate America," Limbaugh continued. "They simply have their marketing experts, their advertising agency people who are basically a bunch of feminist women in the basement."

Take that, Mad Men.

By Dana Milbank  | September 28, 2010; 8:08 PM ET
 
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No joke? And you are telling us this now? Why? You are kidding to be cool, are you?

Ever since Obama has become President of the United States, he has been a clown in front of the Fox News cameras. Now all of a sudden, Obama decides to say something. Was it a panel that brought back an update. This President is indecisive. He kisses his enemies while insulting his supporters. I am exhausted of his excuses. I want to like Obama, but his leadership style has left me deflated.

Thomas Chi
Author of the Book
Selling Sex with Sarah Palin

Posted by: thomaschiinc | September 29, 2010 3:15 AM | Report abuse

First of all Fox is not "news" it is the mouthpiece of the Koch brothers and the far-right fringes of the republican party, it doesn't even ATTEMPT to be "fair and balanced", it has been discredited over and over again and I applaud President Obama for calling them out. Bravo Barrack!!! Mark Montgomery boboberg@nyc.rr.com NYC, NY

Posted by: boboberg | September 29, 2010 5:51 AM | Report abuse

Foxnews is nothing but rank GOP propaganda. It started right after the Iran/Contra affair where Reagan's media outfit, the Office of Public Diplomacy was declared illegal domestic propaganda by the Supreme Court.

It's still propaganda but they don't have to follow US domestic propaganda laws because they went private.

Posted by: aartmann112004 | September 29, 2010 8:05 AM | Report abuse

boboberg and aartmann,

Can you please give us your critique of MSNBC's news coverage and its treatment of Obama vs. its treatment of GW Bush?

Thanks.

Posted by: Hk45 | September 29, 2010 8:22 AM | Report abuse

As one who watches bith CNN and FOX, listens to both NPR and Limbaugh, and reads both the Post and the Washington Times, this fear of FOX is lunacy. It is leans right no more than CNN leans left. All things in moderation people. But for a President to express such paranoia...

Posted by: colonel5 | September 29, 2010 10:57 AM | Report abuse

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