Huffington Post Refuses to Address Maher's Contributor Status After Vu

March 31st, 2011 11:03 AM
Following its controversial decision to ban Andrew Breitbart from publishing articles at its front page, the Huffington Post has found itself in quite a pickle now that one of its regular contributors, comedian Bill Maher, made disgustingly vulgar references to former Alaska governor Sarah Palin. As NewsBusters previously reported, Breitbart made some comments about President Obama's…

Ed Schultz Calls AOL's Huffington Post Purchase 'A Big F-ing Deal

February 8th, 2011 10:46 AM
MSNBC's Ed Schultz began his show Monday railing against American corporations sitting on trillions of dollars of cash while refusing to exhibit "economic patriotism" by using those funds to add to their payrolls. In a demonstration of classic liberal hypocrisy, the host of the "Ed Show" finished his program calling AOL's purchase of the Huffington Post "a big…

Behar and Huffington Post’s Sekoff Paint GOP as Trying to ‘Ruin

January 6th, 2011 5:30 AM
 On Wednesday’s Joy Behar Show on HLN, when host Behar asked, referring to House Republicans, "Are they going to ruin health care?" guest Roy Sekoff - founding editor of the Huffington Post - referred to a repeal of Obamacare as "destroy[ing] health care." Moments later, he also claimed that Obamacare "will actually lower the debt," and accused…

Democratic Strategist: Behar Right to Call Out Angle's 'Xenophobia

October 29th, 2010 4:56 PM
Democratic strategist Robert Zimmerman defended View host Joy Behar on Thursday's Anderson Cooper 360: "I'm standing with Joy Behar because she nailed it when she went after Sharron Angle for the xenophobia, for the racist type of campaign she has run, and for, in fact, exploiting prejudice and bigotry" [audio available here]. Zimmerman, a one-time political analyst for…

Joy Behar: Christine O’Donnell ‘Needs to Watch Some Porn and Get S

September 15th, 2010 10:08 PM
On Wednesday’s Joy Behar Show on HLN, after playing a clip of Delaware Republican Senate nominee Christine O’Donnell when she spoke out against masturbation on MTV in 1996, host Behar cracked that, "She needs to watch some porn and get some tips, is what she needs," as Republican strategist Leslie Sanchez tried to argue that O’Donnell’s religious beliefs should not be held against the…

Schultz’s Confused Logic: Rips Bachmann’s Public Visibility; Featu

July 29th, 2010 1:38 PM
Perhaps it's the proximity of North Dakota, Ed Schultz's home state, to Minnesota but the MSNBC host has an identifiable fixation on a certain conservative Republican congresswoman from Minnesota. On his July 29 program "The ED Show," Schultz once again attacked Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn. This time this wizard of smart attacked her for loving to get "her mug out there."…

Ed Schultz Uses Cheney's Heart Attack To Push Healthcare Reform

February 23rd, 2010 9:55 PM
MSNBC's Ed Schultz said Tuesday that former Vice President Dick Cheney is now a poster child for healthcare as a result of his recent heart attack. "I wish the former Vice President a speedy recovery because he is now the poster child for healthcare in this country," said Schultz to the Huffington Post's Sekoff."I mean, five deferments and five heart attacks," Schultz…

Irrelevant Behar & Guests Attack Relevant Palin with Lame Jokes

January 14th, 2010 8:00 PM
In what must be an effort to remind the public she has a show on a network most people don't know exists, HLN's Joy Behar (and guests) continue their hackneyed on-air hate fest against Sarah Palin, characterizing the former Alaska governor as a "dumb" woman who parades her disabled child "around more than a joint at a Grateful Dead concert." After all, continually bashing a…