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Stewart slams Fox News for fearmongering about Muslims

Jon Stewart took another swipe at Fox News Wednesday when he hit the network’s reporting on Muslim-related stories. First, the Comedy Central host ripped into the network’s take on a story about NASA reaching out to the Muslim world.…

Rove group fundraising relies on Citizens United decision

Karl Rove told Fox News Tuesday that his American Crossroads 527 and Crossroads GPS groups are able to raise money because of the Supreme Court’s Citizen United decision. Think Progress has more details. This video is from FoxNews.com, broadcast July 6, 2010. Watch the latest news video at video.foxnews.com…

Stewart: Steele going against GOP principle of ‘blowing sh*t up’

Republican Party Chairman Michael Steele is facing criticism from his own party after making controversial comments about the Afghanistan war. A puppet in the image of the chairman appeared on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show Monday to explain himself. Speaking at a fundraiser last week, Steele was caught on video…

Maddow: Afghanistan counterinsurgency won’t work without deadline

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow told NBC’s Ann Curry that a deadline is necessary in Afghanistan for the counterinsurgency operations to work. This video is from NBC’s Today Show, broadcast July 6, 2010. Watch this video on iPhone/iPad…

Ted Nugent tells Hannity: Obama ‘spitting on the US Constitution’

Rocker and gun advocate Ted Nugent has found a new cause in the Tea Party. Nugent went on Fox News’ Hannity Friday to defend the movement and launched an attack on President Barack Obama. “Everybody I hang with, the ranchers, the farmers, the cops, the teachers, the plumbers, everybody I…

Lieberman: Rules of engagement protecting civilians ‘hurt morale’

Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) called on President Barack Obama and the top general in Afghanistan, Gen. David Petraeus, to “loosen” the rules of engagement put in place to lessen civilian casualties. Fox News reported: Sen. Joe Lieberman on Sunday urged Gen. David Petraeus to change the rules of engagement “as…

Former CNN reporter: Lara Logan comments ‘very damaging’ to reporters

Last week, CBS News Chief Foreign Correspondent Lara Logan blasted a Rolling Stone reporter whose report may have cost Gen. Stanley McChrystal his job as commander in Afghanistan. Jamie McIntyre, a former CNN reporter who covered the Pentagon for 16 years, slammed Logan’s comments Sunday. After Rolling Stone‘s Michael Hastings…

McCain questions Steele’s future as GOP head

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) cast doubt Sunday on the future of the head of the Republican Party following controversial comments about the war in Afghanistan. At a Thursday fundraiser, RNC Chairman Michael Steele was caught on video saying that the Afghanistan war was a “war of Obama’s choosing” and probably…

Lieberman: Republicans not undermined by Steele comments

The chairman of the Republican Party suggested last week that the Afghanistan war was a “war of Obama’s choosing” but Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) doesn’t think that’s necessarily a bad thing for Republicans. At a Republican Party fundraiser Thursday, Chairman Michael Steele told supporters that the war was probably a…

McCain: Most undocumented immigrants are not drug mules

In a recent debate, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer said that most undocumented immigrants are coming to the US to bring drugs. NBC’s David Gregory asked Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) Sunday if he agreed. “No. I think that there’s a large number,” said McCain. This video is from NBC’s Meet the…

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