If there’s one thing the conservative media is known for, it’s letting things go.
On the Fox News side of the political spectrum, noted Stephen Colbert on Monday night’s Colbert Report, the lens was more narrowly focused on why Hillary got Vanity Fair to run the Lewinsky essay now.
Everybody in this country has seen this movie before, only that movie was on an IMAX.
The segment compares the Benghazi mess to the Iraq War mess, with an eye on how Fox News and GOP politicians reacted to similar, Stewart argued worse, muddles involving Team Bush and Iraq.
Much of the world now sees Putin for what he is: a semi-delusional autocrat who views the disillusion of the Soviet Union as one of the greatest tragedies in the late 20th century and has confused his own geo-political propaganda for reality. Who would be fooled by this guy’s bull sh*t?
Sex and beauty sell. No one expects, or should expect, news operations to be devoid of friction, humor, even joke(rs) who might cross a line or two. But with a guy at the top who doesn’t seem to respect women, and has a history of appearing to treat them as objects, I wonder what life must be like for women who work at Fox.
The share of Americans aged 18-29 who view Christmas as “more of a cultural holiday”. Among those 65 +, only 19% agree.
Though free markets, profit motives, and unrestrained accumulation of wealth have no immediate relationship with Christianity, the cross and the coin are nonetheless powerful, paired symbols of the American right wing. Catholic conservatives thus must carve a way around Francis’ difficult insistence that governments be harnessed toward the relief of poverty, not the creation of it.
Like the GOP, Fox News can’t depend solely on older white males.