In the realm of right-wing philosophy, climate change is a Hollywood invention, tax cuts create jobs, Obama is a secret Muslim Socialist and, fresh out of the Fox News bubble, neo-nazis are apparently in the same category as say your Rosa Parks and W.E.B. Du Bois.
Like any old friend of a publication’s founder who considers it his right to contribute lazy nonsense only when it pleases him, John Derbyshire seemed to pop off from his National Review perch for weeks or months at a time. He would eventually resurface on National Review Online, perhaps touting a playful new book on … Continue reading
In June of last year, Jon Stewart went on air with Fox News’ Chris Wallace and started a major media controversy over the channel’s misinforming of its viewers. “Who are the most consistently misinformed media viewers?” Stewart asked Wallace. “The most consistently misinformed? Fox, Fox viewers, consistently, every poll.”