Tag Archive for Bill Moyers

Olbermann Rips Glenn Beck as “Worst Person” Again

Last night, Keith Olbermann awarded the “Worst Person” gold medal to another Fox News host: Glenn Beck. On his radio show Beck crudely called Senator Mary Landrieu a prostitute for her work obtaining money in the health care bill to help pay for coverage of poor citizens of Louisiana. He then doubled down later on his television show, saying “So we know you’re hookin’, but you’re just not cheap.”

DNC Calls Out Mob Tactics at Townhalls in New Ad

The DNC has released this ad decrying the mob tactics of GOP operatives meant to intimidate Congress from passing meaningful health care reform. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtTBkxvBq88[/youtube] What strikes me about the joint insurance company/GOP strategy is that they are comparing Obama’s efforts to fix our broken health care system to Nazi concentration camps and simultaneously calling Democrats…

Of Lipstick and Pigs, Hate Speech and Fairness

source: Bill Moyers Journal, PBS Do talk show hosts and political pundits bear any responsibility for the state of American politics? Should hate speech be banned? In case you missed Bill Moyers on Friday night, you can watch the program’s stories about political hate speech and whether political reporters are doing a good job of…