Propaganda

Hannity Warns Trump: If You Cave On Wall Funding, The Political Damage For The GOP Will Be Incalculable

“No matter what the President does, he must hold firm on this border wall funding from Congress. There must be no amnesty under any circumstances. Lindsay Graham––he has made a proposed compromise that would give DACA recipients three years of a work permit that they might be able to renew down the line. If there’s no amnesty, and money for …

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GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz To Guest Host On Fox News

State-run TV or TV-run state? Axios reports: Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) will guest host Fox News’ “Outnumbered” show on Friday alongside four other co-hosts, he announced on Twitter Friday. Gaetz, a loyal surrogate and ally to President Trump, has been a recurring guest on the network’s programs, but will now host a show despite being a sitting congressman. RELATED: Gaetz …

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Sanders: Democrats Are Only Talking Impeachment Because They Know They Can’t Win In 2020 [VIDEO]

“You’re not going to impeach this president when he’s had two of the most successful years that any president has had in modern history. The only reason they want to come after this president is because they know they can’t beat him. They can’t beat him when it comes to a policy debate and they’re not going to beat him …

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Hannity Blames Pelosi’s Vacation For Murdered Cop

“Over this past weekend, we lost a police officer. His name was Officer Singh. This guy was in California. And the sheriff of that county was on this show last night saying the sanctuary policies played a big part in what happened, because the murderer was involved in the criminal justice system and was never deported. But Speaker Pelosi, the …

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Tucker Carlson: When Women Earn More Than Men, The Result Is Drug Abuse, Alcoholism, More Incarcerations

“Study after study has shown that when men make less than women, women generally don’t want to marry them. Maybe they should want to marry them, but they don’t. Over big populations this causes a drop in marriage, a spike in out-of-wedlock births and all the familiar disasters that inevitably follow. “More drug and alcohol abuse, higher incarceration rates, fewer …

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Hair Furor To Appear On Fox’s New Year’s Eve Special

Politico reports: Fox News announced Monday its plans to present an exclusive interview with President Trump during the network’s New Year’s Eve special, with “Fox & Friends Weekend” host Pete Hegseth conducting the discussion. “President Trump will discuss the government shutdown, his New Year’s resolutions and what he hopes to accomplish in 2019,” the network said in its announcement. Trump …

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FULL NORTH KOREA: Fox News Trots Out Children For Weird Jingoistic Pledge Of Allegiance Segment [VIDEO]

Colby Hall writes at Mediaite: Fox & Friends has been criticized as “state-run TV” due to its fawning and remarkably coordinated coverage of the Trump administration. But Friday morning’s segment dedicated to honoring the Pledge of Allegiance feels like something one might see on the North Korean equivalent to cable news morning show (if such a thing actually existed.) Host …

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Hannity’s Ratings Crater As Mueller Circles Trump

The Associated Press reports: The drumbeat of bad news for President Donald Trump hasn’t been good for his most prominent backer in the media. Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity has been slumping in the ratings since the midterm elections and ominous stories related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of the president. His show averaged 2.76 million viewers since the …

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Fox Rages Against “Hypocritical Intolerance” To Tucker Carlson’s Racism As Advertiser Boycott Grows Larger

Talking Points Memo reports: “We cannot and will not allow voices like Tucker Carlson to be censored by agenda-driven intimidation efforts from the likes of Moveon.org, Media Matters and Sleeping Giants,” a Fox News spokesperson said in a statement to TPM on Tuesday. “Attempts were made last month to bully and terrorize Tucker and his family at their home. He …

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14 Advertisers Have Now Ditched “Dirty” Tucker Carlson

The Huffington Post reports: Fox News’ Tucker Carlson is rapidly losing advertisers amid a controversy over his recent comments on his show regarding immigrants. On “Tucker Carlson Tonight” last week, the host suggested that immigrants are making the United States “dirtier.” As of Tuesday afternoon, at least 14 advertisers have announced that they’ve broken ties with or are in the …

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LIVE VIDEO: White House Press Briefing

Patch reports: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will host a press briefing at the White House Tuesday afternoon. Likely topics include the Mueller investigation and the continued crackdown on immigration. That event begins at 1:30 p.m., and you can watch it live below. I’ll bump this post back to the top shortly before today’s cavalcade of lying begins.

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Trump Rages About Steele Dossier After Fox Segment

Mediaite reports: Donald Trump seems to be watching Fox & Friends again, judging by his latest Twitter slam against Christopher Steele and his dossier on the president’s alleged connections with Russia. After Trump slammed Robert Mueller‘s “hoax” investigation, wished a soon-to-be-convicted felon well, and made a weird point about supposed online censorship, he praised the “honesty” of Yahoo’s Michael Isikoff …

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Tucker Carlson Doubles Down On “Dirty” Immigrants

“In a fast-evolving economy it could be preferable to import more engineers and fewer people with low skills, no matter how nice or well-meaning those people might be, and we always assume they are. That’s what we said, that was our claim, and it’s hard to argue with that. In fact nobody on the left did argue with it, they …

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Another Advertiser Dumps Tucker Carlson For Racism

From the Hollywood Reporter: Fitness training equipment brand Bowflex will no longer advertise on the Fox News primetime show Tucker Carlson Tonight, a spokesperson for parent company Nautilus on Monday told The Hollywood Reporter. “We can confirm that Nautilus, Inc., parent company for Bowflex, has pulled its ads from the Tucker Carlson Tonight show,” the company said. “We buy media …

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Major Advertiser Drops Tucker Carlson Over Racism

Salon reports: Fox News host Tucker Carlson is currently facing a crisis with one of his advertisers due to controversial remarks he made last week about immigration. The insurance company Pacific Life issued a statement on Friday expressing extreme dissatisfaction with comments made by Carlson about immigration on the previous night’s program. “Our leaders demand that you shut up and …

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Jeanine Pirro: Why Would Non-Liar Michael Flynn Plead Guilty To Lying After Being Fired By Trump For Lying?

“You are probably asking yourself, why would Flynn even plead guilty to lying when he wasn’t lying. The answer? Flynn, based on his record of 33 years as a decorated military man, is an honorable man who may have realized when he saw the transcript that what he said was not consistent with the transcript. Maybe he pled guilty because …

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Tucker Carlson: Immigration Makes America “Dirtier”

“Our leaders demand that you shut up and accept this. We have a moral obligation to admit the world’s poor, they tell us, even if it makes our own country poorer, and dirtier, and more divided. Immigration is a form of atonement. Previous leaders of our country committed sins — we must pay for those sins by welcoming an endless …

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Hannity Busted Deleting Tweets About Michael Cohen

Newsweek reports: Fox News host and President Donald Trump superfan, Sean Hannity, was caught deleting past tweets that tied him to the president’s former attorney, Michael Cohen, just hours before Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison Wednesday. A “Screenshot Bot” Twitter account uncovered Hannity’s attempt to sever past ties with Cohen, who Trump recently referred to as “weak,” …

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Fox Hosts Deny Trump Just Threatened Gov’t Shutdown

Media Matters reports: Harris Faulker and Melissa Francis, two of the co-hosts on Fox News’ Outnumbered, vehemently denied that President Donald Trump threatened to shut down the government unless he gets what he wants in negotiations with congressional leaders. Fellow co-host Marie Harf noted that during a meeting with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, …

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Roger Ailes Doc Grosses $12K On Opening Weekend

From the Hollywood Reporter: Documentaries have flourished at the box office this year — but not Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes, a critical examination of the infamous and hugely influential Fox News chief who was ultimately brought down by numerous allegations of sexual harassment. Magnolia Films, which acquired U.S. rights to the doc out of the Toronto …

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