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Entries by Bill Mann from 07/2009

Jackson Media Miscoverage: Our Modern-Day "Bread and Circuses"

| Posted 07.07.2009 | Media

If you needed any proof that we are now officially an entertainment-driven culture, the embarrassing spectacle of fawning coverage of the popular song-and-dance man's passing provided it.

Larry Kudlow -- CNBC's Answer to Glenn Beck

| Posted 07.14.2009 | Media

Fox News boor Bill O'Reilly is constantly whining about NBC's supposed liberal bias. Someone should remind this clown about Larry Kudlow, the capitalist tool.

Canadian Media, Pols Fed Up With GOP's Lies About Its Health-Care System

| Posted 07.21.2009 | Politics

Some Canadian politicians, Canada's press, and my Canadian friends are not amused by the GOP's predictable attacks, distortions, and outright lies about Canada's popular, government-run health system.

CNN's Lou Dobbs Joins Glenn Beck's Tinfoil-Hat Brigade

| Posted 07.23.2009 | Media

CNN's well-tailored droneologist and resident crackpot, Lou Dobbs, has just joined cable's tinfoil-hat crowd as a full-blown member of Birthers of a Nation.

CNN, Others Using "Fig Leaf" to Justify Whack-Job Coverage

| Posted 07.27.2009 | Media

Cable news, it's been noted, is the beast that must be constantly fed. And lately, with the coverage of the Birthers, it's been on a junk-food diet.

Cable News Catches the Slime Flu from Talk Radio

| Posted 07.30.2009 | Media

When CNN's Big Lou Dobbs recently went off the deep end, did he also drain the press (as well as the swimming) pool?