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Romney: Fox News is ‘pretty fair and balanced’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Thursday pushed back against the idea that Fox News was supporting his candidacy. Earlier this week, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum had complained to Fox News host Brian Kilmeade that the conservative news network was in the tank for Romney. “He has Fox News…

Fox News host suggests Democrats are ‘for voter fraud’

Fox News host Gretchen Carlson says she can’t understand why Democrats would be against discriminatory voter ID laws unless they are “for voter fraud.” Earlier this week, the Department of Justice blocked a law requiring Texas voters to show identification on the grounds that it could disenfranchise Latino voters. Similar…

Jon Stewart: Fox, shut the f*ck up about how victimized you are

Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Tuesday night took Fox News to task for responding to the controversy surrounding Rush Limbaugh by claiming he was just a comedian. “Nobody is hiding behind comedy,” he noted. “And there are repercussions for what comedians say. When you’re doing it in a club,…

Santorum accuses Fox News of ‘shilling’ for Romney

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says Fox News has already decided which candidate they are supporting. In an interview on Fox News Radio on Tuesday, the former Pennsylvania senator told host Brian Kilmeade that the conservative television network had been “shilling” for Mitt Romney. “This man has had a 10-to-1…

Gingrich: Romney weakest GOP frontrunner since 1920

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich says that rival Mitt Romney is the weakest GOP hopeful in almost one hundred years. On Sunday, Fox News host Chris Wallace noted that Gingrich had to get more than 70 percent of the outstanding delegates to win the nomination. “You said on Friday that…

Schultz: Fox News conspiracy theorists won’t distract from their war on women

MSNBC host Ed Schutlz noticed Friday evening the various Fox News personalities claiming that the White House is secretly behind the media pressure surrounding Rush Limbaugh. Both Bill O’Reilly and Eric Bolling have accused the Obama administration of pushing Sandra Fluke’s emergence in media circles since her attacks from Limbaugh.…

Chris Wallace: Fox News covers contraception for female employees

Last week, conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh said a Georgetown University student was a “slut” and a “prostitute” for wanting oral contraceptives to be covered by her health insurance — but it’s not clear if he feels the same about the female employees who receive birth control pills from Fox…

O’Reilly: Sandra Fluke wants government to pay for her ‘social life’

Fox News’ host Bill O’Reilly decided to align himself with Rush Limbaugh in attacking Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke Friday evening, claiming she wanted the school to provide money for her own personal life. “This sense of entitlement I don’t understand because I wasn’t raised that way,” O’Reilly said. “Like…

Jon Stewart slams Fox News for basing talking points on RNC memo

The Daily Show host Jon Stewart on Tuesday night joked that Mitt Romney made his job “way too easy.” Romney has condemned his rival Rick Santorum for urging Democrats in Michigan to vote for him in the Republican primary, calling the move “dirty tactics” and “disgusting.” “What are the odds…

Stewart, Colbert, Fox News and host of U.S. lawmakers receive threatening letters

WASHINGTON — Several US lawmakers received threatening letters containing a harmless white powder, but the sender warned more missives including a “harmful material” could follow, a Senate official said. The news sparked alarm and served as a grim reminder of the 2001 anthrax attacks in which letters containing the deadly…

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