Joy Behar Asks Michael Moore About Chris Christie: 'Do You Think the C

September 27th, 2011 10:58 AM
As NewsBusters has been reporting, America's oh so tolerant media have for months been attacking New Jersey governor Chris Christie about his weight. On Monday's "Joy Behar Show," the host asked her rather corpulent guest Michael Moore, "Do you think the country will tolerate a fat president?" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Joy Behar Asks Anti-Palin Author McGinniss If He Has 'Death Wish' for

September 22nd, 2011 5:05 PM
While CNN gave two tough interviews to Palin-bashing author Joe McGinniss, HLN's Joy Behar joked around with him on her Wednesday show. She referenced his newest tome on Sarah Palin and her family, full of nasty gossip and rumors, and jokingly asked "What, do you have a death wish, Joe?" In the previous segment, Behar had made fun of Rush Limbaugh's past drug abuse in her interview with Levi…

Rachael Ray and Joy Behar Gush Over Bill Clinton: 'Charming,' 'Brillia

September 20th, 2011 5:44 PM
HLN's Joy Behar and guest Rachael Ray fawned over former President Bill Clinton on Monday. "They don't just hand out those Rhodes scholarships for presidencies," remarked the Food Network's Ray, who also called Clinton "incredibly charming" and "so honest with people." Behar was especially enamored with Clinton. "I find him extremely sexy, don't you?" the HLN host asked Ray, adding that…

Irene and Climate Change: Liberal Media Won't Let a Good Crisis Go to

August 29th, 2011 5:24 PM
In the days leading up to Hurricane Irene's march through the Northeast,  journalists repeatedly suggested that the storm was yet more evidence of climate change. "The scale of Hurricane Irene, which could cause more extensive damage along the Eastern Seaboard than any storm in decades, is reviving an old question: are hurricanes getting worse because of human-induced climate change?" asked…

Liberal Comedy? 'Conservative White Republicans' Accept One Black Golf

August 27th, 2011 2:30 PM
Liberal comedienne Sara Benincasa ridiculed conservatives Wednesday for criticizing President Obama's vacation to Martha's Vineyard. Benincasa joked to guest host Don Lemon on the Joy Behar Show that "right-wing conservative white Republicans will only accept one black man on the golf course in the world ever." Probably referring to Wednesday's earthquake, Benincasa added that the…

On HLN: Perry and Bachmann Pandering to Christian 'Fear

August 24th, 2011 4:57 PM
Substitute hosting on HLN's The Joy Behar Show, on Tuesday, CNN's Don Lemon prodded Jay Bakker, the son of televangelist Jim Bakker, to accuse Rick Perry and Michele Bachmann of exploiting fears of Christians as he claimed that the GOP presidential hopefuls were: "playing to a group of people who deal a lot with fear and using fear to control folks." The dismissive Bakker then asserted: "I…

Maxim Editor Compares 'Crazy' Bachmann to Hitler, Hussein, Bin Laden

August 11th, 2011 1:54 PM
Michele Bachmann has been all over the news lately because this week's Newsweek magazine cover features a sexist and unflattering photograph of the presidential candidate, sparking outrage and questions about bias against conservative women. But on last night's broadcast of The Joy Behar show on HLN, her guests took the attacks on Bachmann to a whole new level. After a three-minute segment…

Media Love Anti-bullying Bully Who Wishes Republicans Were 'All F**kin

July 20th, 2011 9:58 AM
Dan Savage hates bullying. Make that some bullying. Admirably, Savage hates it when gay teens get bullied. Less admirably, Savage doesn't hesitate to bully, smear and malign those who disagree with him. Savage, a gay sex columnist, has never been shy about expressing his hatred for social conservatives. In his latest attack, appearing on HBO's "Real Time" with Bill Maher July 15, Savage…

Ann Coulter Tells Joy Behar 'Liberals Would Drink Obama's Bathwater

June 10th, 2011 10:59 AM
Conservative columnist Ann Coulter had a lively discussion with HLN's Joy Behar Thurday as she discussed her new book "Demonic: How the Liberal Mob Is Endangering America." After her host claimed the Republican Party has made a saint out of Ronald Reagan, Coulter countered, "Liberals would drink Obama's bathwater" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Santorum Strikes Back at Behar's 'Big Homophobe' Remark

May 18th, 2011 8:15 PM
As NewsBusters previously reported, Joy Behar called former Senator Rick Santorum (R-Penn.) a "big homophobe" on the HLN program bearing her name Monday. Santorum struck back Wednesday on WOR radio's "The Steve Malzberg Show" saying, "This is really the problem that we see on the left which is the personalization of politics" (audio follows with transcript and commentary):

After Revealing He Is Gay, CNN's 'Objective' Don Lemon Asks Network to

May 17th, 2011 3:00 PM
CNN anchor Don Lemon grabbed headlines over the weekend with his Twitter announcement that he is gay. On Monday his co-workers provided plenty of time for him on two separate shows to share his story and his own views on the gay-rights issue, and showered him with support. As if that wasn't enough, he asked them in turn to do the same for others "who choose to come out." "I really appreciate…

National Security 'Expert' Joy Behar: U.S. Should Have Given Terrorist

May 3rd, 2011 4:45 PM
America should consider gathering important national security information by giving terrorists book deals, or paying them off, says the liberal Joy Behar. The HLN host offered her bizarre expertise on foreign intelligence Tuesday morning on ABC's The View. "If we use these enhanced techniques, then they [the terrorists] can use them on us," Behar said of "enhanced interrogation techniques,"…

Joy Behar Exploits Birther Debate to Slam Swift Boat Vet 'Lies

April 29th, 2011 4:21 PM
  Apparently, the Left will never get over John Kerry's loss in the 2004 presidential election. On Thursday's Joy Behar Show, Joy Behar used a discussion of the "birther" claims against Barack Obama to slam what she called the "lies" of the Swift Boat veterans, who challenged Kerry's account of his service in Vietnam. "Does this treatment remind you of the swift-boating that went on when…

Behar: ‘Illiterate’ Palin Returns ‘Like Jock Itch,’ Guest Accu

April 29th, 2011 8:12 AM
 On Thursday’s Joy Behar Show on HLN, host Behar quipped that former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has returned "like jock itch," after playing a clip of Palin on Fox News Channel making fun of CBS anchor Katie Couric. Behar: "I give Sarah Palin credit. She's out of favor. She's out of the limelight. And then, suddenly, she's back like jock itch, and just as snarky as ever." After commentary…