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Whoops: Fox News Host Says Obama Funding Muslim Museum

...Falling for story from parody website

(Newser) - The misleading parody news industry claimed another pelt this weekend, when Fox & Friends co-host Anna Kooiman declared on the air that amidst the government shutdown, President Obama "has offered to pay for the Museum of Muslim Culture out of his own pocket." If that sounds ridiculous, it'... More »

Hasselbeck Swaps The View for Fox

She's joining Fox and Friends this fall

(Newser) - Another empty seat is coming up at The View: Elisabeth Hasselbeck is leaving the ABC talk show for a new gig on Fox and Friends, the network has confirmed. The departure comes as part of a shake-up that includes the exit of Joy Behar and the retirement of Barbara Walters... More »

College 'Bro': How I Punked Fox

Max Rice promised what program wanted: disenchantment with Obama

(Newser) - Columbia College Chicago film student Max Rice knew he could snag Fox in a national TV prank after a friend of a friend reached out in a phone call seeking conservative graduates to blast President Obama on television. "When I picked up the phone, my ears perked up at... More »

Florida Gov Slams Feds' Lawsuit Against Voter Purges

Rick Scott: 'It doesn't make any sense'

(Newser) - Florida Gov. Rick Scott is showing no signs of backing off his showdown with the federal government, giving Fox & Friends today an earful over the feds' lawsuit to stop the Sunshine State's noncitizen voter purges . "We want to make sure that our voters get to vote and... More »

Romney: 'Forward' Is 'Absurd'

Mitt keeps trying to capitalize on Obama's 'private sector' gaffe

(Newser) - Mitt Romney kept on hammering President Obama's "private sector" gaffe on Fox and Friends today, telling the network that it was just one of a number of "very revealing comments that show just how far out of touch he is." In discussing the Federal Reserve's... More »

Fox Backtracks on Obama Attack Video

Fox & Friends video was unauthorized, Fox chiefs say

(Newser) - In a move that even Roger Ailes might have trouble describing as "fair and balanced' with a straight face, Fox & Friends morning show twice aired an anti-Obama video yesterday that strongly resembled a campaign ad. The 4-minute video, credited to a Fox producer and titled "Four Years... More »

SNL Scrapped Skit Mocking Obama

Spoofed president's handling of Osama bin Laden anniversary

(Newser) - Saturday Night Live opened this weekend with a sketch parodying Fox News (catch highlights here) —but the show had planned a spoof of President Obama, the Daily Caller reports. The ditched sketch featured regular Obama impersonator Fred Armisen taking a lot of credit for the killing of Osama bin... More »

Geraldo: Blame Hoodie for Trayvon's Death

Rivera says 'black and Latino youngsters' should not wear hoodies

(Newser) - Geraldo Rivera knows what to blame for Trayvon Martin 's death: the teen's choice of clothing. The Fox News host said today on Fox & Friends that he would "bet money" George Zimmerman wouldn't have shot Martin if Martin hadn't been wearing a hoodie, Politico... More »

Hank Hits Back at Fox, ESPN —in Song

Country artist claims his words were twisted

(Newser) - Hank Williams Jr. is hitting back at the media—how else?—in song. The country artist’s Monday Night Football intro was dumped by ESPN after he compared President Obama to Hitler on Fox News (or Williams did the dumping himself, depending on who you ask). And now he’s... More »

Hank Williams Jr. Sorry for 'Dumb' Obama Comments

Thought of politicians golfing 'made me boil over,' singer says

(Newser) - Hank Williams Jr. has apologized—again—for comparing President Obama to Hitler during an appearance on Fox and Friends . The country singer, who was pulled from ESPN's Monday Night Football broadcast after saying Obama playing golf with John Boehner "would be like Hitler playing golf with Netanyahu,"... More »

ESPN Yanks Hank Williams After Obama-Hitler Rant

Last night, no 'Are you ready for some football?'

(Newser) - You may have noticed something missing from Monday Night Football last night: namely, Hank Williams Jr. asking, "Are you ready for some football?" as he's been doing for more than 20 years. ESPN pulled the country star's iconic song from the broadcast after Williams compared President Obama... More »

Hank Williams Jr. Compares Obama, Hitler

Bizarre 'Fox and Friends' interview getting some attention

(Newser) - Hank Williams Jr.'s Fox and Friends interview got weird right off the bat this morning, as he sat back with sunglasses on and arms crossed and dourly noted, "I'd rather be up there looking at Gretchen [Carlson]." But things got even weirder when Carlson asked... More »

Trump: Let's Take Libya's Oil

When you win a war, you keep the spoils, Trump explains

(Newser) - If Moammar Gadhafi gets the boot, we should get some booty, or so thinks Donald Trump. "We are NATO. We back NATO in terms of money and weapons. What do we get out of it?" he asked the hosts of Fox & Friends today. "Why won’t we... More »

Trump: De Niro ‘Not the Brightest’

Fires back after actor criticized him this weekend

(Newser) - This weekend, Robert De Niro slapped Donald Trump’s “crazy” behavior with a piece of advice: "Don’t go out there and say things unless you can back them up." Appearing on Fox & Friends today, Trump had some choice words about the actor, notes Mediaite : “... More »

Now on Fox News: Donald Trump

The Donald will add 'bold, brash' views to Fox & Friends

(Newser) - It was only a matter of time: While other potential 2012 candidates have been suspended from their gigs at Fox News, Donald Trump has signed up for one. He’ll make a weekly appearance on a Fox & Friends segment called “Mondays With Trump,” reports Mediaite . “The... More »

Donald Trump: I 'Screwed' Gadhafi

The Donald says he gouged Libyan leader on rent, then didn't let him stay

(Newser) - Who says Donald Trump can’t be president? He’s got foreign policy experience in spades! In an interview on Fox and Friends this morning, the Donald bragged that he probably had “more experience than anybody” dealing with foreign leaders. “I dealt with Gadhafi!” he proclaimed. “... More »

Joan Rivers: Fox News Banned Me for Palin Diss

Fox denies it, but Rivers says they're just doing 'damage control'

(Newser) - Did a Sarah Palin insult get Joan Rivers kicked off Fox News? Depends who you ask. It all started when Rivers told TMZ that Palin is “stupid and a threat,” and that those who blame her for the Tucson shootings are “right.” Rivers and her daughter,... More »

Fox Anchor: My Job 'Same as Being Prez'

Gretchen Carlson has an inflated view of news anchors

(Newser) - The president has to make many important decisions, like firing Stanley McChrystal—Obama’s job is almost as difficult as, say, the job of a morning program anchor. Wait, what? Yes, Fox & Friends’ Gretchen Carlson made that comparison yesterday, insisting that the president’s “tough, huge, monumental decisions”... More »

Rush Limbaugh Denies Sexism With Sexist Joke

He loves 'walking behind' the women's movement

(Newser) - Even when attempting to defend himself from accusations of sexism, Rush Limbaugh couldn't refrain from making a sexist joke. Rush talked to Fox and Friends host Gretchen Carlson about criticism he's faced since judging the Miss America pageant last week. He defended himself by saying he is "a huge... More »

Brit Hume Attackers Are Ignorant and Intolerant

Religious advice to Tiger Woods should be protected, respected

(Newser) - Sneering attacks on Brit Hume for suggesting that Tiger Woods should embrace Christianity are off base, writes Michael Gerson, and show his critics to be as ignorant and sanctimonious as they accuse him of being. The Fox host—despite his denials—was definitely proselytizing, but religious liberty in America means... More »

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