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Entries by Eric Boehlert from 03/2010

Breitbart Confirms He Was Duped By O'Keefe And The ACORN Pimp Hoax

| Posted 03.02.2010 | Media

It turns out that Andrew Breitbart didn't actually know what was on the ACORN tapes when he helped launch them on his website last year, and used the ...

The Pentagon Shooter, Insurrectionism, And Right-Wing Bloggers

| Posted 03.09.2010 | Media

Under scrutiny for the anti-government rhetoric of the Tea Party movement and its often violent imagery, right-wingers seemed anxious to hold up the Pentagon killer as proof they weren't responsible for every political act of violence.

The Media Myth of Obama's "Falling Poll Numbers"

| Posted 03.17.2010 | Media

Is there anything unusual in Obama's approval number, other than the fact that it nearly doubles the rating his predecessor left office with? No, not really.

Fox News, Health Care, and the Right-Wing Nervous Breakdown

| Posted 03.23.2010 | Media

Over the past few months, the right-wing media, along with self-adoring Tea Party members, made the mistake of believing their own hype.

What If Fox News Actually Wants Mob Violence?

| Posted 03.30.2010 | Media

The GOP Noise Machine fervently excused last week's violent behavior and eagerly tried to shift the blame onto the victims of the intimidation, and then demanded to know what the big deal was.