Sen. Dan Hall, R-Bloomington, took heat last summer when he suggested gay marriage supporters are unpatriotic.SEE ALSO: Mel Gibson bops around the Twin Cities, asks women to take their shirts off [PHOTOS] Many months later, he's still as anti-gay-marriage as ever, but now he's making his case by sug ... More >>
Michele Bachmann's no-good-very-bad week didn't improve any last night when she became the target of friendly fire from Fox News pundit Bill O'Reilly.THE BACKSTORY: Michele Bachmann's CPAC Obama blast rated "Four Pinocchios" by the Washington Post During a segment on his show last night, O'Reilly ch ... More >>
Norm Coleman has had some surprisingly nice things to say about President Obama lately, but he's still a Republican, and he couldn't resist the urge to take a shot at the first lady during an appearance yesterday on Wolf Blitzer's CNN show.SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann's "tar baby" Obama blast "has not ... More >>
To: Lovers of America From: The Republican National Committee RE: Emergency platform changes Dear Patriots: It seems that 47 percent was somewhat larger than we anticipated in last week's election. Henceforth, we urge all Republicans to adopt these immediate policy changes.
Bill O'Reilly picked on Bachmann in a way that Fox News normally doesn't.Michele Bachmann was on TV last night for a little plugging from her favorite channel, Fox News, and its most popular host, Bill O'Reilly. But instead of the typical "we're in this together, go get the black guy -- I mean ba ... More >>
Tim Pawlenty and Haagen-Dazs vanilla, the preferred flavor of Fox News.After almost a half-hour of challenging Tim Pawlenty's voodoo economics on Fox News Sunday, Chris Wallace echoed Bill O'Reilly and wondered aloud whether Pawlenty was just too nice to be a presidential candidate. Maybe he'd b ... More >>
Fair and balanced.Bill O'Reilly would never slant the news to fit his agenda. This man runs the "No Spin Zone," after all. So when Wisconsin's public employees were up in arms about having their union rights stripped away by Republican lawmakers, O'Reilly gave it to his audience straight: A ... More >>
A person of substance.So Karl Rove goes on Bill O'Reilly's show last night. Here's a guy who helped Michele Bachmann get where she is today. She's "a personal friend," he says. But there's a challenge, Rove tells O'Reilly. Are Americans going to look at her and think, Wow, there goes someone ... More >>
The ol' gal has still got it.Michele Bachmann, fresh off the defeat of her drive for a congressional leadership position, was on Bill O'Reilly yesterday to demonstrate that the loss hasn't taken any of the wind out of her crazy-sails. You get the sense that O'Reilly likes having Bachmann as ... More >>
Photo: USCG via FlickrMichele Bachmann has been targeted for her reflexive defense of BP, rather than the devastated lives of Gulf Coast residentsTarryl Clark and the Democrats are hitting Michele Bachmann and other congressional Republicans hard for their odd defense of BP and the toxic filt ... More >>
Is Michele Bachmann losing Fox News? First, Bill O'Reilly makes her squirm for those tone deaf and factually challenged comments last week defending BP. Then Geraldo Rivera piles on. O'Reilly video first: And here's the Rivera video:
We told you the other day about how Jason Mattera, a big star in right-wing media these days, tried to ambush Sen. Al Franken recently with some claptrap about the health care bill containing billions of dollars for monkey bars. Well, Mattera has pleaded his case to Bill O'Reilly at Fox News ... More >>
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Bill O'Reilly recycled old news from a Star Tribune column, but even he sounds a little skeptical of the claim.
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