Tag Archives: Fox News

Jon Stewart versus Fox News (again)

We met a woman on vacation a year or so ago who seemed quite reasonable (especially since she was from Manhattan) until one day she said the only people who know the truth about Benghazi are the ones who watch … Continue reading

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A new cable news channel for “boomers”

You may never have heard of this guy (in profile, at least, he looks a bit like Chris Christie don’t you think?), but you will soon. As background, take a look at the company he keeps: Christopher Ruddy, 49, the … Continue reading

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If only her parents hadn’t named her Bridget

I love the George Washington Bridge, although it’s usually a nightmare to cross even when Chris Christie isn’t ordering lane closures. It’s so majestic; so thrilling to see the Palisades on the left and Manhattan on the horizon. And such … Continue reading

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They got him already

If you’re going to be a mole, the first thing you need to learn is how to steal a video without leaving electronic tracks. And since his second post was about the bathrooms at Fox News, I’m not sure we’ll … Continue reading

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There’s a mole in the Foxhill!

According to Gawker today: What follows is the inaugural column of a person we are calling The Fox Mole—a long-standing, current employee of Fox News Channel who will be providing Gawker with regular dispatches from inside the organization. I predict … Continue reading

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Something’s happening here (updated)

[trying a different video that hopefully will embed] [This is one of my all-time favorite songs – play it while you read, because this is a little long.] On September 9, 2009, Sky News (until just recently, almost a shoe-in … Continue reading

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Hail Britannia

It must be so satisfying to live in England and see them all dropping like flies. All the delicious questions about what comes next: David Cameron? Les Hinton? I keep trying to think up ways in which Roger Ailes could … Continue reading

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