Tag Archives: Dan Bongino

Fox Nation Promo Sentimentalizes “Lynch Mobs”

The Insider reports: In trying to make a point about “cancel culture,” actor and comedian Gilbert Gottfried evoked “old time lynch mobs” in a promo that aired on Fox News Monday morning. Gottfried, who lost his role as the Aflac duck after making tasteless jokes about Japanese people following the nation’s deadly 2011 earthquake, was being interviewed by Dan Bongino, …

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Bongino Slinks Back To Twitter After “Fuck Off” Pledge

Salon reports: Fox News host Dan Bongino has returned to posting on Twitter after telling his supporters in January of this year that he would be leaving and never returning to the “anti-American” social platform after giving it up for Parler, the right-wing alternative where Bongino has claimed to be an investor. Bongino, a rising conservative media heavyweight, even told …

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Ex-CEO: Mercer Tricked Bongino Out Of Parler Shares

Salon reports: Pro-Trump pundit, conservative media tycoon and self-proclaimed Parler investor Dan Bongino was apparently tricked into being promised shares of Parler by investor and conservative mega-donor Rebekah Mercer, according to former Parler CEO John Matze. This allegation is within a new lawsuit claiming that Bongino and Mercer used bullying and intimidation to take away Matze’s shares in Parler when …

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Bongino: Boring Biden Is “Just Terrible For Talk Radio”

“Biden, not only do I think is a terrible president in these last few months, it’s just terrible for talk radio. I think Biden is a disaster for the country and his ideas are an atrocity. “But he’s boring. He’s just boring. It’s going to be a challenge. It is. It’s going to be a challenge. I’ll tell you that …

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Rush Limbaugh’s Radio Slot Goes To Dan Bongino

Via press release from Westwood One: Cumulus Media’s Westwood One today announced The Dan Bongino Show, a new three-hour radio program airing Monday-Friday from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. ET. The news and opinion show will launch May 24 in markets nationwide, including CUMULUS news stations in top-ten markets New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, and Washington, DC. …

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Bongino Fights Attorney Fees In Loss To Daily Beast

Law & Crime reports: The Daily Beast’s lawyers were merciless in a response to Dan Bongino‘s recent objection to a federal court’s award of attorney’s fees in his failed defamation case against the online publication. In particular, The Daily Beast ridiculed Bongino for not understanding that his “voluntary dismissal” amounted to a loss of the case. Bongino lost spectacularly in …

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Bongino Must Pay Daily Beast $31K For “Meritless” Suit

Law & Crime reports: A federal judge in Florida ordered right-wing political commentator Dan Bongino to pay The Daily Beast more than $30,000 in attorney’s fees stemming from a defamation lawsuit he filed against the news organization that was previously dismissed as being “without merit.” In Dec. 2019, Bongino filed a lawsuit in South Florida’s U.S. District Court claiming The …

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Dominion Sets Stage For Slew Of New Lawsuits

Business Insider reports: Lawyers for Dominion Voting Systems sent letters Thursday asking Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Parler to preserve posts by more than a dozen high-profile far-right people and news outlets as the company signals plans to file more defamation lawsuits. The lawyers said President Donald Trump; his campaign; the lawyers Rudy Giuliani, Sidney Powell, and Lin Wood; MyPillow CEO …

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Talk Radio Network Warns Hosts: Stop Saying Election Was Stolen Or You Will Be Terminated “Immediately”

The Washington Post reports: After months of stoking anger about alleged election fraud, one of America’s largest talk-radio companies has decided on an abrupt change of direction. Cumulus Media, which employs some of the most popular right-leaning talk-radio hosts in the United States, has told its on-air personalities to stop suggesting that the election was stolen from President Trump — …

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Dan Bongino: I Might Run In 2024 If Trump Doesn’t

Mediaite reports: Pro-Trump pundit Dan Bongino floated on his podcast Monday that he would consider running for president of the United States in 2024. “I hate politics,” Bongino said. “Paula [Bongino] is like, don’t you dare. I’m going to dare. I hate — I have said a thousand times on this show, ‘politics and me, no good.’” “If Harry (sic) …

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Fox Contributor Cheers: Trump Is An “Apex Predator”

“People are reading this all wrong. You clearly didn’t watch what I watched here. Trump had a strategy and I think, Geraldo, I’m sorry, but I think you missed it. “Trump’s strategy tonight was executed brilliantly. What did he want to do? He knows what I think Geraldo is missing. This is a base election. Forget independents, it’s a base …

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Fox Contributor Dan Bongino Diagnosed With Tumor

The Washington Examiner reports: Conservative radio host Dan Bongino announced to his listeners on Thursday that he has been diagnosed with a tumor. “It’s a tumor, but there’s a strong likelihood that it is not cancerous,” Bongino told his followers on Rumble, a platform he recently bought a stake in as a response to YouTube censorship, adding that at first …

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Bongino: Boat Parades Prove The Polls Are Wrong

Mediaite reports: On Saturday night, Fox News contributor and three-time failed congressional candidate Dan Bongino stated that he expects President Donald Trump to win re-election because of a pro-Trump boat flotilla he jokingly claimed stretched from Florida to Cuba. Fox News host Jeanine Pirro began by asking Bongino, “Why isn’t Trump winning by 20 points? Not that I believe the …

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Federal Court Boots Fox Contributor Dan Bongino’s Suit Against Daily Beast And He Must Pay Their Legal Fees

First a reminder from December last year: You get a defamation suit! And you get a defamation suit! And YOU get a defamation suit! Everyone’s getting a defamation suit these days, thanks to conservative thought leader Rep. Devin Nunes, the influencer who started the trend when he sued a cow on Twitter for $250 million. Now Fox News contributor Dan …

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Fox Contributor Dan Bongino: You Can Take Your Face Mask Mandate And Shove It Right Up Your Ass [VIDEO]

“I do not need power-drunk, pseudo-monarchs, little mini-tyrants – in my supposedly conservative county – sending out ridiculous, child-like, amateur-hour edicts demanding people wear masks in situations where the risk of transmission is somewhat close to zero. “You can take your mask mandate and shove it right up your ass. You understand? Because I will not comply. I will use …

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GOP Calls Trump Cultists For House Hearing On Police

Politico reports: Trump ally and frequent cable news commentator Dan Bongino is expected to testify Wednesday in a high-profile House Judiciary Committee hearing on police brutality, according to a communication reviewed by POLITICO. The combative Fox News personality was included on an informal list of witnesses sent to staff of committee Democrats last night. He was listed as one of …

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Wild Blowup On Hannity After Geraldo Rips Stephen Miller, Gets Told Any Criticism Is “Chinese Propaganda”

The Washington Examiner reports: A Fox News segment went ballistic after conservative commentator Dan Bongino accused Geraldo Rivera of repeating Chinese propaganda. “Dan, bail me out,” Sean Hannity said on the Thursday night segment after Rivera claimed President Trump’s senior adviser Stephen Miller authored a “Muslim ban.” “Geraldo, you realize you’re repeating Chinese propaganda here?” Bongino asked. “Don’t give me …

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Dan Bongino Melts Down After Reporter Notes His Book’s “Bulk Sales” Notation On NYT Bestsellers List

Mediaite reports: Fox News contributor Dan Bongino had a very on-brand Twitter meltdown Thursday after a reporter tweeted that the New York Times added an asterisk to his new book on their best seller list. That asterisk, known as a “dagger,” noted that Bongino’s latest pro-Trump hagiography is the benefactor of a bulk sale. Much to the outrage of the …

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Bongino Sues “Digital Assassin” Daily Beast For $15M

Fox News reports: Secret Service agent-turned-conservative pundit Dan Bongino filed a $15 million defamation lawsuit against The Daily Beast on Tuesday for acting with “actual malice and reckless disregard for the truth” by reporting he was dropped by NRATV. “I have been in an ongoing battle for a long time now with fake news media people that just report blatantly …

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Trump Cultist Launches Even Worse Drudge Competitor

The Hill reports: Fox News contributor and podcaster Dan Bongino launched a news aggregation website on Wednesday designed to rival the Drudge Report. “The Bongino Report” comes as some Trump supporters have grown increasingly agitated with the Drudge Report’s direction in recent months, which has taken a noticeable turn against President Trump after being staunchly in the former real estate …

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