Yesterday was, shall we say, a day of denial for right-wing media.
Over the weekend, The New York Times published a good story by Caitlin Dickerson about how the right-wing media makes its audience angry and hateful.
Hannity interviewed Cliven Bundy about his 'range war' against the BLM while failing to point out Bundy's scofflaw ways.
Just when you think there aren't any new lows to sink to for Tucker Carlson and his rag, The Daily Caller, well... think again. This Wednesday they sent a 16-year-old intern to question the White House about whether the President of the United States was providing protection to George Zimmerman and his family.
A few years ago, libertarian Julian Sanchez identified an ever-worsening problem on the right: namely, that with the rise of Fox News, right-wing radio, and right-wing blogs, conservatives have hermetically sealed themselves off from all facts, debate and discussion that don't originate from the conservative echo chamber.
Yesterday, apparently without a hint of irony, Joe Scarborough said on the air that right-wing media "bullies" were hurting the GOP, and added that Republicans should "punch them in the face" (after 15:00). Hugh Hewitt, one of wingnut radio's
We've been saying for a long time that the right-wing media machine, led particularly by Fox News, has become an echo chamber for hate speech from the far right. At places like Fox, the virulent language found on the racist and extremist right
If you've been reading Nooners over the years, you've certainly noticed that one of her favorite moves is to make up a quote by an unnamed "friend" -- usually a "Democrat" -- that happens to hit exactly the partisan point she wants to make. I was
Pictured: A US Army private wears un-American headgear. Nooners takes a close look at Team USA's Olympic uniforms and concludes there's Something Wrong With America. In the controversy surrounding the uniforms of the 2012 U.S. Olympic team,
Never mind that the Right Network failed and shut down last year. Never mind that Glenn Beck gets a ton of money so people can ask "Glenn who?" This should prove beyond all doubt that tax rates must go up on billionaires because truly,
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