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Fox News Was ‘Simple Decision,’
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Now ‘Crumbling’
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Former WH Comm Director: War With
Fox News Was ‘Simple Decision,’
Their ‘Alternative Universe’
Now ‘Crumbling’

Mediaite, by Andrew Kirell

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/14/2013 1:00:19 PM

Remember Anita Dunn, the former White House Communications Director who famously went to war with Fox News back in 2009? Wednesday afternoon, she was back in action, talking with HuffPost Live about why the decision to battle with the most-watched cable news network was a “simple” decision because of Fox’s persistently negative coverage of President Obama, adding that she believes the network’s “alternative reality” is “crumbling.” Readers may recall back in 2009 that Dunn generated controversy when she told TIME magazine that Fox is “opinion journalism masquerading as news.” The comment fueled an already-tense battle between the

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Ahh yes, the delightful Mao loving lizard mouth Dunn rears her ugly head. It´s amazing to me this regime has been able to find so many revulsive people.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 2/14/2013 1:02:47 PM     (No. 9176290)

It´s crumbling alright. Because it keeps moving to the left by hiring leftists.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/14/2013 1:04:10 PM     (No. 9176293)

Being too big for a broom doesn´t mean she isn´t a witch...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: olcap, 2/14/2013 1:09:35 PM     (No. 9176304)

Two words - Steve Doocy.

There isn´t a more stupid man on TV than this twit.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: congaree53, 2/14/2013 1:15:32 PM     (No. 9176318)

Sean Hannity is worse

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Alpha91c, 2/14/2013 1:16:35 PM     (No. 9176321)

Over the long haul the White House is winning. Fox has been moving more to the left the past couple of years, and becoming less critical of the administration. We can expect Obama et al to win. They play hardball, the don´t play fair, and they play to win. Most conservatives are unwilling to use the left´s methods, therefore the conservatives are slowly losing the war for the hearts and minds of the American public.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: right-turn, 2/14/2013 1:31:16 PM     (No. 9176349)

She has a point. Look at ´the left is always correct" Juan. No more Sarah??? Of course that doesn´t take away the fact that she is not above lying.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: steph_gray, 2/14/2013 1:33:27 PM     (No. 9176356)

Rush Limbaugh and other prominent and wealthy media people need to throw their fortunes behind a truly conservative network.

It would be a hit.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/14/2013 1:35:47 PM     (No. 9176357)

The entire MSM is “Agenda driven journalism masquerading as news.”

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Reply 9 - Posted by: JAN, 2/14/2013 1:43:55 PM     (No. 9176373)

The WH has been at war with patrotic Americans since election day.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 2/14/2013 2:08:34 PM     (No. 9176427)

The Blaze is conservative and only about half creepy.

Fox seems to shoot for the middle.

Many of their "Leftists" do a poor job of making their case.

Fidel Beckel, Juanito Williams, Allen Colmes ?

Hardly Bertrand Russel and Gore Vidal.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: butch, 2/14/2013 2:20:27 PM     (No. 9176458)

That pesky First Amendment thing is so inconvenient for our mendacious president and his minions. Nevertheless, Fox News´s ratings are "crumbling" higher by the day. It seems there is a lively market for "alternative universes" these days.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: dman, 2/14/2013 2:28:44 PM     (No. 9176476)

I used to be addicted to FNC, but Roger Ailes is creating a vacuum with the drift leftward. That vacuum will be filled. There are alternate possibilities via internet streaming. Even News Corp has an investment in Roku. I find foxnews.com often more satisfying and in-depth than it´s cable/satellite big brother. There´s room to filter out the gratuitous "fair and balanced" panels and offer more conservative programming based around the main FNC offerings.

As to Ms. Dunn, I still can´t get past her "Mao is my hero" speech with the dry-tongue smacking. Give that woman some water.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Felixcat, 2/14/2013 2:29:52 PM     (No. 9176481)

No members of this administration, past or present, will be happy until they control everyone and everything 100%.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: krause, 2/14/2013 2:34:22 PM     (No. 9176494)

What´s she saying is that Fox should get the Lawrence O´Donnell and Sgt. Schultz types...they are the truth tellers. Oh, and also that gal that thought the coming asteroid might be caused by global warming. That´s the kind of thinking Fox needs.

My alternate universe is thinking that someone that sold us a healthcare bill by saying that it will save families $2500, which now,of course, will COST families an additional $2500 to @3000 (CBO) was lying. Or that there were ´shovel-ready´ jobs when there weren´t, and laughed about it! Or saying they were going to put all bills on line ahead of the boat, but didn´t. Do you think MSNBC would call Obama on that? I must have missed it.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: rpool, 2/14/2013 2:59:46 PM     (No. 9176549)

Not perfect but a cut above all of the others that consitute, not the MSM - a useless term, but the state-run media. Until something else emerges, I´ll watch Fox.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Malia2012, 2/14/2013 3:15:33 PM     (No. 9176587)

I agree with #15. If anyone knows of a serious network that IS Conservative 24/7, please let me know. Until then it would be suicide to let FNC fail just to prove a point. That´s called "cutting off your nose to spite your face". At least it used to be called that, back in the day. The ONLY "crumbling" are the careers of leftists like the detestable Ms. Mao-Dunn and the rest of them. The garbage=pravda-networks have enough control right now. Seriously.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 2/14/2013 3:42:34 PM     (No. 9176646)

I don´t want a conservative network, I just want honest network. It would end up being a conservative network but not by design. I find nothing like that anywhere.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: youngtexan, 2/14/2013 3:43:48 PM     (No. 9176649)

TheBlaze is the only network that has true Conservatives and no liberals on there. FNC is no longer in my house.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Vivi, 2/14/2013 4:09:27 PM     (No. 9176698)

The expression is alternate universe brainiac.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: tomanderson61, 2/14/2013 4:26:43 PM     (No. 9176727)

I have watched for years, and sorry, the idea that Fox is crumbling is almost as stupid as the idea that Fox is "moving to the left".

Hannity´s show used to be both him and Colmes...Colmes had his own show but failed. Fox presents both sides, as they all have. O´Reilly has never been Mr. Ultra Conservative. Their news reporting is very fair.

Their ratings are stellar, and even with capturing all the airports and other public areas, CNN rates lower.

Everyone knows what Fox is, and no one remembers Anita Dunn, sorry Kirell.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 2/14/2013 4:29:44 PM     (No. 9176730)

#3, I agree, but you also have to add Brian Kilmeade into the pack.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: cb, 2/14/2013 4:35:34 PM     (No. 9176748)

Anita Dunn: she of the strange serpent-like flicking tongue.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: chillijilli, 2/14/2013 6:04:57 PM     (No. 9176888)

#17, amazingly simple & perfect line to use with liberals who harass FOX viewers. Thnx!
Why SHOULDN´T we demand honesty? And why SHOULD viewers have to shop multiple networks in order to sort through all the bee ess spin and hopefully find the truth?

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Reply 24 - Posted by: mominNoCA, 2/14/2013 6:10:57 PM     (No. 9176893)

I still enjoy Neil Cavuto and Dr. Krauthammer´s appearances, but #3 is right about Doocy. He´s too goofy to watch so early in the morning. His son who reports for FNC has a smarmy-sounding voice.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: OkieTom, 2/14/2013 6:27:49 PM     (No. 9176915)

#20 is correct and I agree.

#17 is spot on as well.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: LanieLou, 2/14/2013 7:58:01 PM     (No. 9177078)

The pig faced Maoist is dreaming again. Fox News is a beacon of truth in a storm of propaganda & destruction. Ailes is smart & put liberals on air during daytime, fulfilling his quota.

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