June 26, 2022

MSNBC’s Reid: FNC’s Carlson Injects ‘Racist Conspiracy Theory’ into Veins of GOP Voters

MSNBC anchor Joy Reid on Monday, during her show “The ReidOut,” accused Fox News host Tucker Carlson of injecting “racist conspiracy theory” into the veins of Republican voters. Discussing replacement theory, Reid said, “No singular voice in right-wing media has done more to elevate this racist conspiracy theory than Tucker, who, even with a new head…

Watch: Rick Scott, FNC’s John Roberts Debate What’s in ‘Rescue America’ Plan

Senator Rick Scott (R-FL) sparred with “Fox News Sunday” host John Roberts over some of the policy ideas laid out in Scott’s “Rescue America” plan. Roberts said, “You recently put out an 11-point plan to rescue America. Two of the big points of which are, ‘All Americans should pay some income tax to have skin…

ABC’s Jon Karl: FNC’s Tucker Carlson ‘Echoing’ Putin’s Propaganda

ABC News’ Jon Karl said Thursday on MSNBC’s “Deadline” that Fox News host Tucker Carlson was “echoing” Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “classic propaganda.” Anchor Nicolle Wallace said, “During Tucker Carlson’s show, Tucker Carlson led with and amplified, he chose to start his very, very highly rated program by amplifying Russia’s false claims that Jennifer Griffin,…

FNC’s Carlson: ‘No One Believes You Anymore, Joe Biden –

Friday, FNC host Tucker Carlson blamed President Joe Biden’s perceived ineptness for Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, calling it a humiliating defeat for the current commander-in-chief.Carlson pointed to Biden administration officials touting sanctions in the prelude to the invasion, which, as he noted, did not stop the attack.CARLSON: Let’s say you really didn’t…

FNC’s Peter Doocy: Biden Called to ‘Clear the Air’ After Calling Me a Stupid SOB

Fox News White House correspondent Peter Doocy said Monday on FNC’s “Hannity” that President Joe Biden called him to “clear the air” after calling him a “stupid son of a bitch,” which was caught on a hot microphone. After the press conference, Doocy asked Biden, “Do you think inflation is a political liability in the midterms?”…

Ted Cruz Backtracks on Claim January 6 Was a ‘Violent Terrorist Attack’ During Confrontation with FNC’s Tucker Carlson

Throughout the day on Thursday, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) had been the target of backlash for comments he made during a Senate Rules Committee hearing about the security lapses believed to have occurred at the U.S. Capitol that led to the riot on January 6, 2021. Cruz had said the event was a “violent terrorist…

FNC’s Dr. Makary: Omicron Variant Is ‘Omi-Cold’ and We Have ‘Pandemic of Lunacy’

On Thursday’s broadcast of Fox News Radio’s “Brian Kilmeade Show,” Fox News Medical Contributor and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Professor Dr. Marty Makary said there is “a pandemic of lunacy” over the Omicron variant, which he called, “omi-cold.” Because it’s a mild variant. Makary also argued that you can “find a virus particle in…

FNC’s Wallace to Texas AG Paxton on Vaccine Mandates Ban: ‘That’s Not Consistent’

Fox News anchor Chris Wallace during an interview on “Fox News Sunday,” told Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton that his position on COVID vaccine mandates was “not consistent.” Wallace asked, “You say Texas companies should take care of their own workers so, given that, how do you justify the governor of Texas, Greg Abbott, issuing…

Apple Supplier Foxconn Said to Be in Talks With Indonesia for EV Investment

A Foxtron Model C electric vehicle (EV) is seen unveiled at a Foxconn event in Taipei, Taiwan, on Oct. 18, 2021. (Fabian Hamacher/Reuters) Key Apple Inc. supplier Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Ltd. and an Indonesian government agency last week held discussions related to a possible electric vehicle investment in the country, Nikkei Asia reported…

Hertz Orders 100,000 Tesla Cars for End of 2022

The desk of car rental company Hertz is seen at Nice International airport in Nice, France on May 27, 2020. (Eric Gaillard/Reuters) Hertz said on Monday the car rental firm has ordered 100,000 Tesla Inc. cars for delivery by the end of 2022 as it invests to build the largest electric vehicle rental fleet in…

Photo Shows 2 Soaking-Wet Dogs in the Rain, Traffic Officer Sheltering Them Under His Umbrella

Thanks to social media, a photo taken in West Bengal, India, on a rainy day made our day. It was raining cats and dogs in Kolkata in mid-September, when local reporter Sayan Chakraborty, who was on assignment for Bengali daily Bartaman, spotted a pair of sopping-wet canines outside seeking shelter but unable to find any.…

Fauci Pushes Back After New Documents on US-Funded Virus Research in China Fuel Criticism

Top American health officials who critics say misled Congress with claims regarding U.S.-funded virus research in China are pushing back after documents were released appearing to show that the United States did pay for gain-of-function research, contrary to the officials’ testimony. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) sent the documents last week to lawmakers. They…

FNC’s Carlson: Democrats Are Accusing GOP of Authoritarianism While Practicing It Themselves

FNC’s Tucker Carlson opened his Friday broadcast by questioning the Democratic Party’s self-proclaimed quest to crack down on so-called authoritarianism by using tactics that one might see from an authoritarian regime.Among those qualities that Carlson cited were censorship, a proposal to monitor bank transactions and measures instituted in the name of COVID-19 mitigation that lack…

FNC’s Cavuto to Unvaccinated: ‘I’m Begging You’ Get the Shot –

Sunday on “MediaBuzz,” Fox News anchor Neil Cavuto urged those who have not yet been vaccinated against COVID to do so for “those around you.” Discussing being diagnosed with a breakthrough coronavirus case and having multiple sclerosis, Cavuto said, “I would like to urge people of all sorts to please get vaccinated. The situation for me…

FNC’s Chris Wallace on Border Crisis: ‘Build a Fence, Build a Wall’

Fox News Anchor Chris Wallace said Friday on “The Guy Benson Show” that was time to build a border wall while reacting to the flood of Haitian migrants.” Wallace said, “I was hearing the clip of the president. He was talking about. This is embarrassing. It’s wrong. And it sends the wrong signal to the world.…

CNN’s Stelter: FNC’s Hannity’s ‘Dark, Dire Language Is Fundamentally Authoritarian’

CNN host Brian Stelter said Sunday on his show “Reliable Sources” that Fox News host Sean Hannity is spouting “authoritarian” rhetoric on his nightly program. Stelter said, “To understand why so many Republicans have abandoned democracy, to see why so many believe the big lie, to get why so many are trying to rewrite voting…

FNC’s Carlson: FBI’s Focus on ‘Joe Biden’s Political Opponents’ a Nightmare for Civil Liberties, Threat to Democracy

Friday on FNC’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” host Tucker Carlson reiterated his skepticism of the FBI and its handling of the January 6 riot on Capitol Hill.Carlson pointed to examples of where the FBI had not been truthful in the past and asked why media outlets like CNN were so trusting of it regarding the January…

MSNBC’s Hayes: FNC’s Carlson Is Trying ‘to Break the Consensus of Reality’ to ‘Radicalized’ Viewers

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, during Wednesday’s broadcast of his show “All In,” complained that Fox News host Tucker Carlson was attempting to “to break the consensus of reality so that people can be manipulated and radicalized.” Hayes said, “The point of propaganda is to shape reality. It exists so that what is actually happening in the world…

FNC’s Carlson: Fauci Deserves to Be Under Criminal Investigation

Wednesday, Fox News Channel host Tucker Carlson opened his program by addressing email correspondence from National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Anthony Fauci recently exposed in a Freedom of Information Act request.One of Carlson’s key takeaways was that Fauci should be under a criminal investigation.CARLSON: The utter fraudulence of Tony Fauci is obvious…

FNC’s Carlson: Pentagon Is Prioritizing Purging Space Force Ranks over Possible Unknown Space Threat

Monday, FNC host Tucker Carlson opened his program questioning the military’s response to the unknown space threats reported in various media outlets in recent days, noting the dismissal of  Lt. Col. Matthew Lohmeier.Lohmeier was removed from his post as commander of 11th Space Warning Squadron at Buckley Air Force Base, CO, after discussing his new book…

FNC’s Brazile: ‘No Comparison’ Between BLM Protests, Capitol Hill Riot

In a Monday appearance on Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” network contributor Donna Brazile weighed in on the notion that the violent Black Lives Matter protests that took place in the name of social justice in 2020 are akin to riot at the U.S. Capitol. Brazile said she is “sad” to hear people make the comparison…

FNC’s Carlson: ‘No Choice’ for Hunter Biden DOJ Special Prosecutor if Media Don’t Start Doing Its Job

Thursday on Fox News Channel’s “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” host Tucker Carlson reminded viewers about the national media’s dismissive nature on the discussion of possible wrongdoing by Hunter Biden, son of then-presidential candidate Joe Biden, back prior to the November 3 election.Carlson’s remarks come on the heels of an announcement from the Biden campaign that the…

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