Colmes Defends Obama Admin. Skirting 'Radical Islam' Term
January 29th, 2015 3:31 PM
Alan Colmes ran to the defense of the Obama administration on Thursday's Imus in the Morning on Fox Business over their deliberate avoidance of using the term "radical Islam." Producer Bernard McGuirk took a shot at the White House, asserting that "we should say 'Islamic extremism,' because by not saying it is not going to appease anybody." Colmes repeatedly underlined, "It's not Islam," and…
Don Imus: The Pope Should ‘Get An Ice Cream Truck
July 18th, 2013 3:23 PM
It seems as though some media personalities never miss an opportunity to slam the Catholic Church. Take for example the July 18 Imus In The Morning on Fox Business, in which host Don Imus took an unnecessary swipe at Pope Francis and the sex abuse scandal surrounding the Catholic Church.
Speaking with Father Jonathan Morris, a regular Fox News contributor, Imus suggested that, “because of all…
Imus Tells Alter ‘Shove it,’ Calls Fineman ‘Sniveling Little Wea
June 6th, 2013 5:56 PM
Fox Business’s Don Imus had a delicious trifecta Thursday trashing three perilously liberal journalists in less than 90 seconds.
After telling Jonathan Alter to “shove” his request to come on the program and hawk his new book, Imus called Howard Fineman a “sniveling little weasel” and Jon Meacham a “phony bastard” (video follows with transcript and commentary):
Juan Williams Insists He Isn't Liberal, Just a 'Foil
July 12th, 2012 5:23 PM
Juan Williams hit it off with the I-man on the July 11 broadcast of Imus in the Morning. Apparently, Williams, who was fired by NPR in 2010, is the "foil" for the conservative personalities on Fox News. When Imus asked if Fox News was "right wing," Williams responded with "given what I'm up against, I think that's the way it comes across. If you're arguing politics with Krauthammer and Brit…
Bob Beckel: 'If I Was Juan Williams I'd Wake Up Next To' Michelle Malk
July 3rd, 2012 3:02 PM
What is it about liberal media members making misogynistic comments towards conservative women?
Take for example Bob Beckel, the co-host of Fox News's The Five, who told FBN's Don Imus a few weeks ago, "If I was Juan [Williams] I'd wake up next to [Michelle Malkin] with a shotgun" (video follows with transcript and commentary):
Ex-NYT's Frank Rich Defends Obama Foreign Policy, Believes Should Be R
January 15th, 2012 9:55 PM
On the Monday, January 9, Imus in the Morning, as he was interviewed by phone, New York magazine's Frank Rich - formerly of the New York Times - argued that he believes President Obama should be reelected, and seemed befuddled when host Don Imus, who plans to vote for Mitt Romney, asserted that Obama's foreign policy has been "disastrous." The liberal columnist then tried to give President…
Actor Jay Mohr Makes Sexual Jokes About Palin, Finds Herman Cain 'Gett
October 8th, 2011 7:49 PM
Appearing as a guest on Friday's Imus in the Morning on the Fox Business Network, actor and comedian Jay Mohr took some sexual jabs at Sarah Palin, suggesting that she used to be his "booty call," and then later referring to her as "screwing black people since the mid-90s."
He also imitated GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain as he cracked that Cain is "getting blacker" as the campaign…
Chris Wallace: Jon Stewart 'In Denial About Bias of His Program and Ma
June 23rd, 2011 4:33 PM
It's been four days since Chris Wallace and Jon Stewart squared off on "Fox News Sunday" and people still can't stop talking about it.
FBN's Don Imus brought it up with Wallace Thursday, and the FNS host said of Comedy Central's feature attraction, "I think he lives somewhat in denial about the bias of his program and of the, more importantly, of the mainstream media" (video follows with…
Juan Williams: Hannity Would Have Been Fired For Doing Amos and Andy V
June 21st, 2011 8:55 PM
As NewsBusters previously reported, Jon Stewart earlier this month did a segment on "The Daily Show" wherein he impersonated Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain using an Amos and Andy voice.
On Tuesday's "Imus in the Morning," Fox News's Juan Williams said that if Sean Hannity had done that, "He'd be out there barking with the dogs after they threw him out" (video follows with…
Don Imus Show Rips 'Angry,' 'Vile,' 'Psycho,' 'Spittle-spewing' Chris
January 13th, 2011 10:17 AM
As NewsBusters previously reported, Chris Matthews on Tuesday blamed conservative talk radio hosts Mark Levin and Michael Savage for supposedly creating the climate of hate that led to Saturday's shootings in Tucson, Arizona.
On Wednesday, FBN's Don Imus and his sidekick Bernard McGuirk responded to the "angry," "vile," "psycho," "spittle-spewing" MSNBCer (video follows with transcript and…
Newsweek's Alter Distorts Gingrich's Ground Zero Mosque Opposition
September 13th, 2010 6:24 PM
You can agree or disagree about former Speak of the House Newt Gingrich's view on the Ground Zero mosque, but is it fair to vilify him with a false characterization of his views? Newsweek columnist Jonathan Alter had a peculiar take on Gingrich's point of view during a Sept. 13 appearance on Fox Business Network's "Imus in the Morning." He expressed his frustrations with the attacks on Islam,…
'Overheated Hysteria': New York Times Editorial Goes All-Out to Attack
July 8th, 2010 4:49 PM
per·ni·cious \pər-'ni-shəs\ adj.: highly injurious or destructive : deadly Sounds like a pretty harsh word to describe something, right? So whatever the word pernicious is describing must be pretty bad. But leave it to The New York Times editorial board to throw this lingo around like it's no big deal. In a July 8 over-the-top editorial, the Times ripped the Arizona anti-illegal immigration law…
Jillette Mocks BP Boycott Try: 'Oh No, Now They're Boycotting us on Fa
June 8th, 2010 6:13 PM
There are a lot of people angry at BP for causing huge damage to the Gulf of Mexico. As a way to vent some of this emotion, some are volunteering their help to clean up where the oil has washed ashore. Others are petitioning lawmakers to clamp down on oil companies to ensure this doesn't happen again. However, there's one option that has proved to be pointless according to Penn Jillette, half…
Mattera: Media Treat Dems as 'Though They are at a Jonas Brothers Conc
April 3rd, 2010 3:22 PM
Jason Mattera, author of "Obama Zombies" and newly appointed editor of Human Events, said "members in the media treat leftist politicians as though they are at a Jonas Brothers concert." He also had rather choice words for young Obama supporters stuck in a "brainless slumber" on Fox Business Channel's April 2 broadcast of "Imus in the Morning." "Somebody about your age - mouthpiece of Franken -…