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Stephen Colbert ridicules Fox News’s latest hilariously uninformed Benghazi conspiracy

On last night’s Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert discussed Fox News’s continuing coverage of the latest Obama-related Benghazi scandal. “If you follow the news,” he began, “you know that Benghazi has been blowing up again because of a scandalous new memo linking the Obama Administration directly to things said by members…

Fox’s Brit Hume shouts down Democrat after she compares Benghazi to Area 51

Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume on Sunday lashed out in anger after former Rep. Jane Harman (D-CA) mocked conservatives’ obsession with Benghazi by comparing to conspiracy theories like aliens at Area 51 and the murder of Vince Foster. During a panel segment on Fox News Sunday, Harman pointed…

Fox host hammers his own network on live TV for silence following Cliven Bundy’s racist rant

Fox News host and resident media critic Howard Kurtz on Sunday lashed out at his own network for going virtually silent for hours after a Nevada rancher many hosts had been promoting started expressing racist viewpoints. The New York Times reported on Wednesday that Cliven Bundy had recently held a…

Too far for Fox? Hosts call Breitbart sexist for ‘twerking’ Nancy Pelosi photo

A Breitbart advertising campaign that featured a photoshop of House Minority Leader (D-CA) Nancy Pelosi on singer Miley Cyrus’ twerking body last week had even Fox News calling the conservative publication sexist and hypocritical. The advertising campaign for its new west coast website included photoshopped images of Facebook founder Mark…

Kiss me, deadly: If Vance McAllister had hired a hooker, he’d be talking about Benghazi today

December in Louisiana – sultry and damp as a Fox News blonde. I was working late, signing a stack of letters to district voters to go out in the morning mail. The usual song and dance. Looking for funding to repair potholes in front of their crackerbox homes, 90th birthday…

‘Just saying’: Fox News host compares missing Flight 370 to Benghazi

A Fox News host compared the search for a missing airliner to the conservative network’s never-ending examination of the Benghazi massacre. After showing reactions by family members of passengers aboard Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 on Thursday evening’s “The Five,” host Kimberly Guilfoyle imagined what they must be going through. “Imagine…

Astrophysics Should Threaten Fundies More Than Biology

It’s hard to believe it’s an accident, I’ll say that much. The Fox affiliate—not Fox News, but just Fox—in Oklahoma City cut out the last 15 seconds of the airing of the new version of Cosmos featuring Neil deGrasse Tyson, which just happened to be when he mentioned that human…

Firing Piers Morgan can’t disguise CNN’s wider failings

However low the chat show host’s audience had fallen, it was far from the worst on the cable channel Many people, on both sides of the Atlantic, don’t much like Piers Morgan, and most of them chirped up when his CNN interview show got cancelled. Too English, too cricket-obsessed, too…

Jon Stewart: Fox News to blame for ‘apocalyptic paranoia’ that fueled anti-LGBT Arizona bill

Jon Stewart took aim Wednesday night at Arizona’s proposed anti-LGBT bill on “The Daily Show.” He mocked the reasoning behind the measure, which was vetoed by Gov. Jan Brewer several hours after the episode was taped, as illogical and immoral. “I had not realized the extent to which the good…

‘Daily Show’ obliterates Fox News Confederate apologist: ‘I just un-f*cked your facts’

Jon Stewart and The Daily Show’s “senior black correspondent,” Larry Wilmore, drove a stake through Confederate apologists’ arguments Monday night in an epic segment. Fox News legal analyst Andrew Napolitano said during a Feb. 14 panel discussion that he held a “contrarian position” on Abraham Lincoln, and Stewart played a…

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