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Terrorist Fist Jab

10 Good Bets that I Wouldn't Have Taken a Year Ago

Elizabeth Rigby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elizabeth Rigby

It seems like we are living in an alternate political reality divorced from what was previously known, understood, practical, and possible simply a year ago.

The Top Nontroversies of 2008

John Ridley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Ridley

As we turn the calendar page, what seemed monumental then, in retrospect has all the significance of a Dennis Kucinich stump speech.

Morning Joe's "Top 10 Most Ridiculous Stories Of Campaign '08"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Morning Joe" co-host Willie Geist put together a package of his Top 10 Most Ridiculous Stories Of Campaign '08, which aired Friday morning on MSNBC. ...

Jason Linkins

Origins Of 'Terrorist Fist Jab' Revealed | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Slate's Christopher Beam has reflected on how the Obama fist-bump meme has grown from a simple celebratory gesture between Barack and Michelle Obama t...

Brave New Films: Sorry FOX, We Won't Let You Trash Michelle Obama

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Michelle Obama has come in for particularly poor treatment on FOX News -- from the "terrorist fist jab" to "Obama's Baby Mama," along with scores of c...

See the Proof That Joe Lieberman Is a Terrorist

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
ZP Heller

It's not as though FOX learned its lesson over the "terrorist fist jab" fiasco. They may have canceled E.D. Hill's show, but FOX went right back to its old insulting antics and scare tactics.

Joe Lieberman Gives Terrorist Fist Jab (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

George Bush did it yesterday. But it turns out Lieberman has also gotten in on the terrorist fist jab: See more Brave New Films videos here. So,...

Rachel Sklar on How Will The Right Treat Obama?

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Huff TV

2008-06-18-blogheadpic.jpgHuffPost "Eat The Press" Editor Rachel Sklar warns that the "terrorist fist jab" comment may be a sign of switftboating to come.

Jason Linkins

Obama Doling Out Dap On The Stump | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last week, some nimrod commenter over at Cal Thomas' blog at Human Events took note of the affectionate "fist bump" that Barack and Michelle Obama sha...

The Media Is Already Demonizing Obama as Being Different

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

Fox News, in an obvious and crass way, has already established one of its approaches to attacking Obama: It will try to scare people by implying that Obama is "different."

Do They Really Want To Play The Mi-chelle Game?

John Ridley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Ridley

Does the Right really want to shape the campaign by demonizing Barack Obama's wife Michelle? They might as well take out a full page ad in the Weekly Standard announcing: WE GOT NOTHING.

E.D. Hill Fist Bump

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeff Danziger


Media Matters Asks: Can You Spot The Terrorists?

Media Matters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Commenting on Barack and Michelle Obama's on-stage "fist bump" before the start of a June 3 speech by Barack Obama, host E.D. Hill previewed a segment...

Jason Linkins

Fox News' Hill 'Clarifies' Her 'Terrorist Fist Jab' Comment | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: Was just looking over at FishbowlNY, where former HuffPo'er Glynnis MacNichol reminds, " fair Gawker's [Alex] Pareene saw this coming." ...

Jason Linkins

MediaMatters Offers A Pictoral History Of The Fist Bump | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MediaMatters continues to hilariously needle dim-bulb Fox News anchor E.D. Hill for her obtuse "terrorist fist-jab" comments, using this amazing new t...

Fox Anchor Calls Obama Fist Pound A "Terrorist Fist Jab"

Huffington Post via Media Matters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Update: MediaMatters has issued a call to action around this incident. ACTION: The Obamas' affectionate "fist bump" is no "terrorist fist jab" On th...