| Nov 11, 2012
Once upon a time in American politics, there were things called "wedge issues," and they generally terrified Democrats. They were mostly social and cultural issues: abortion, feminism, gay rights, illegal immigration and race. Conservatives wielded them...
| Oct 23, 2011
| 3:24 PM
Steve Almond has done some fairly stupid things in his lifetime. He played the Violent Femmes' “Add It Up” while DJ'ing a summer-camp dance filled with 6-year-olds. (Need you be reminded, that's the song in which Gordon Gano asks, “Why...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 2:18 PM
The liberal group Media Matters for America is going after Fox News for what it charges is its failure to challenge U.S. Rep. Allen West's claims for why he isn't conceding defeat in his election contest with Democrat Patrick Murphy.
Media Matters says:...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 7:47 PM
I didn't plan to write about ESPN's telecast of the Maryland-Duke game. After a day of wrestling with a controversial post on Fox News anointing Dr. Benjamin Carson the new darling of the right on Sean Hannity's smarmy show, I just wanted some sports...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 2:42 PM
| Sep 26, 2011
| 5:35 PM
"I personally believe whoever wins that straw poll, they will be the next president of the United States." — Gov.Rick Scott.
President Herman Cain?
Hey, never question Scott's impeccable political acumen.
I've watched the Republican debate and I'...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 1:00 PM
This fall, cable's Fox News Channel celebrates its 15th anniversary, having launched on Oct. 7, 1996. FNC is known for such opinion commentators as Bill O'Reilly and Sean Hannity, but most of the broadcast day is taken up with news reporting.
| Nov 16, 2011
| 12:34 PM
Nicole Scherzinger of "The X Factor" on Fox
Q: Considering how many talent shows you have aced, do you have a real affinity with the contestants?
A: I truly relate to them. It is the same audition process. "Popstars" is how I got my start, and I just...
| May 28, 2011
| 12:24 PM
Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson, a GOP candidate for president, refused to back down from Fox News' Sean Hannity on the issue of legalizing marijuana last night.
In a 20-minute segment on Hannity's show, Johnson fared relatively well in an interview...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 3:38 PM
Mitt Romney's first day as a full-fledged presidential candidate included a must-stop for any Republican hopeful: Fox News Channel.
Speaking with Sean Hannity for an interview to air Thursday night, the former Massachusetts governor repeats his pledge to...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 7:41 AM
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) earned a lot of respect from civil libertarians several weeks ago when he emerged as this country's foremost Fourth Amendment advocate. Rand tried single-handedly to stop some of the more authoritarian aspects of the Patriot...