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Fox Gets So Fair and Balanced It is Now a Left-Wing Network

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So where is the fair and balanced part on the left? And I’m talking about EVERY other network besides Fox. Joe Scarborough is not the right-wing version of Santita Jackson.

Wapo

Morning news program “FOX & Friends” just got a new, unexpected friend. The popular show welcomes civil rights activist Jesse Jackson’s daughter, Santita Jackson.

ht/ freedom cat


Santita Jackson. (Danny Moloshok – ASSOCIATED PRESS) Jackson’s older daughter is radio station host of ‘The Santita Jackson Show’ for WVON in Chicago.

WVON was known as “The Voice of the Negro” and in recent years has become “The Voice of the Nation” with an emphsis on African-American community news and issues. The station is home to many well-known African-American personalities like the Rev. Al Sharpton, who hosts a radio program weekday afternoons.

Santita will make her debut Friday morning at 7:15 a.m. as an on-air contributor for the program.

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  1. Anonymous

    April 7th, 2012

    I’m sure they hired her because of her degree in quantum physics.

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  2. CrustyB

    April 7th, 2012

    If FOX really wanted an objective thinking liberal on their show they should have hired…um…OK, let me get back to you.

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  3. Elwin Ransom

    April 7th, 2012

    Well, I was about done with Fox anyway. This just seals the decision that it’s time to move away from TV and move on to the internet as my primary source of news. You cannot be ‘all things to all people’ in the news business. When it becomes a war of opinion, truth is the casualty.

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  4. bitterclinger

    April 7th, 2012

    Ailes and Rupert M. have succumbed to moonbattery. This is the final nail in the coffin.

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  5. Txn4evr

    April 7th, 2012

    FOX has a news network?

    Bring back Alan Colmes. At least I got some exercise bouncing around the living room trying to figure out which eye to look at!

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  6. Ornery1

    April 7th, 2012

    That’s obviously RuPaul.

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  7. norman einstein

    April 7th, 2012

    “Santita”?
    You’re shittin’ us…right?

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  8. Noah

    April 7th, 2012

    Rupert Murdochs son took over for his father last year one of the first things he said he was going to do is make FOX more liberal

    Guess he did.

    Rupert Murdoch Picks Liberal Son as Successor

    Sean Hannity, the conservative Republican commentator who takes on such controversial issues as Hillary Clinton’s legal work in a communist law firm, could be on his way out of the Fox News Channel as a result of Rupert Murdoch’s decision to turn the company over to his liberal son James.

    James Murdoch, 34, who buys into global warming hysteria, has in recent days been labeled the “News Corporation Heir” and “Son King” because of changes in the company that have dramatically increased his power. The Fox News Channel is one part of Murdoch’s News Corporation.

    While James Murdoch is based in London and is now being given control of News Corp’s business in Europe and Asia, he is scheduled to take control of U.S. operations when Peter Chernin, the president of News Corporation who is based in New York, steps down. Chernin is himself a prominent Democrat.

    James Murdoch is said to have convinced his father, 76, to “go green” in a major May 9 speech. In the speech, Rupert Murdoch sounded like Al Gore, saying that “Climate change poses clear, catastrophic threats” and that “We may not agree on the extent, but we certainly can’t afford the risk of inaction.”

    Marc Gunther of Fortune magazine commented that “Murdoch has boldly promised to make News Corp. carbon neutral by 2010 and to weave environmental issues and themes into his newspapers, TV shows, movies and online properties-a tricky business, particularly when it comes to news.” (emphasis added)

    The Hillary front organization known as Media Matters has challenged Murdoch to rein in the various Fox News personalities, including Hannity, who have voiced skepticism about the man-made global warming theory. The group complains that conservative voices on Fox far outnumber “progressive” voices and that Fox anchors, reporters, and guests inject pro-Republican views into the shows.

    Murdoch’s decision to hand the European and Asian operations of his company to his son James has been widely interpreted as a sign that James will soon inherit control of the entire company. That means that James’ liberal philosophy on environmental and other matters could become the party line not only of News Corporation but the Fox News Channel. Fox News already has come under conservative criticism for airing a Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. special that claimed human activity was causing global warming.

    The New York Times has described James Murdoch as “steadfastly liberal” and notes that he “has supported Bill Clinton and Al Gore whose daughter he befriended at Harvard.” James Murdoch, who dropped out of Harvard, runs BSkyB, a part of News Corporation which is airing Current TV, a television project sponsored by Gore, and the foreign?financed Al-Jazeera and Al-Jazeera English television channels.

    The London Telegraph reports that “Thanks to friendships with Al Gore and Bill Clinton, he [James Murdoch] has developed deep green instincts?” His father made a $500,000 gift to the Clinton Global Initiative.

    “I’ve gotten to know Al [Gore] in a number of different contexts in the last number of years,” James Murdoch told the Financial Times in an interview. We “think the same way about the necessity of being realistic concerning the climate crisis,” Gore piped in during the same interview.

    While the liberal media establishment is concerned about Murdoch’s News Corporation taking control of Dow Jones & Company, which owns a paper, the Wall Street Journal, with liberal news pages, conservatives are concerned that Rupert Murdoch has been moving rapidly to the left over the last several years.

    A year ago, AIM went to the News Corporation annual meeting with a series of questions about James Murdoch’s increasing influence in the company. The questions included:

    * James Murdoch wrote an article for the Guardian attacking the conservative Competitive Enterprise Institute for dispensing “inaccurate propaganda” about the global warming issue. But many conservatives regard the theory of man-made global warming as a hoax. Has James Murdoch been persuaded by Al Gore to embrace it?

    * James Murdoch has criticized the Western media for focusing on China’s human rights abuses. Observers say this was an effort to ingratiate the company with Chinese Communist leaders because of News Corporation’s extensive business dealings with China. What is your view on that?

    At the meeting, where Rupert Murdoch cut the questions short and refused to discuss his successor, AIM also questioned him about his support for Hillary Clinton. He hosted a fundraiser for her, and his New York Post newspaper endorsed her Senate re-election bid.

    In Australia, where he was born, Murdoch just recently engineered an endorsement of the left-wing candidate, Kevin Rudd, as Prime Minister by his national newspaper The Australian. Rudd beat the pro-American candidate, John Howard.

    On July 7, when the LiveEarth concerts were staged around the world, Murdoch’s Foxtel television network was the exclusive Australian broadcast partner for the event. Here, the concerts were aired by the networks owned by GE, whose chairman Jeffrey Immelt also contributes to the Clinton Global Initiative.

    Proceeds from the LiveEarth concerts went to the Alliance for Climate Protection, a group headed by Al Gore.

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  9. Anonymous

    April 7th, 2012

    But does she know who her daddy is? Were done be da hairlip???

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  10. Noah

    April 7th, 2012

    That Bitch has had some serious plastic work done on her face and she still looks like a ugly man in drag.

    Can’t even begin to imagine what it looked like before it went under the knife.
    If the fax face is any hint at what the personality will be, Fox is in deep shit…

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  11. Noah

    April 7th, 2012

    Think she’s a natural blonde?

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  12. John Cooper

    April 7th, 2012

    About a year ago, I noticed that Fox News was getting more and more liberal. The issue that pushed me over the edge was when Fox News “contributor” Liz Trotta was bashing Sarah Palin and Michelle Bachmann. Hell, if I wanted to see that kind of crap, I’d watch CBSNBCABCCNNPBS. So I called up Dish Network and reverted to a cheaper plan that didn’t include Fox News. Buh-bye Fox News!

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  13. Jd

    April 7th, 2012

    http://english.pravda.ru/opinion/columnists/29-03-2012/120917-barack_obama_foreign_student-0/

    This article in Pravda says that all media has been threatened that they must notnquestion Obama, and not lean too right.

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  14. Col. Angus

    April 7th, 2012

    What Elwin say. Goes for me too. Fox reaches a new level of assclownery each week. I’m done. Not because of Ms. Jackson, already tuned them out.

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  15. serfer62

    April 7th, 2012

    Here’s the question

    will they gain more liberal viewers then lost conservatives?

    No

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  16. Rebecca

    April 7th, 2012

    I can’t figure out why they didn’t offer the position to Alveda King, MLK’s niece!! She has already made several appearances on the network and is a well-known figure in the pro-life movement

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  17. Tuesday

    April 7th, 2012

    This must be why Martha MacCallum acts the way she does doing the news in the morning–silly. Everything is funny to her, everything makes her giggle. She is not reporting news anymore, she’s reporting her feelings. She’s practically come out and said Zimmerman is guilty–she keeps calling Martin a child. Everything to her is a giggle a minute. Where’s Huntley and Brinkley or Frank Reynolds type news people when you need them? There is no where to go anymore for news. Hannity can get a little silly too. Greta seems to be the best, the most serious. News is supposed to be serious, not a point of view.

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  18. Moxie Man

    April 7th, 2012

    Debbie Wasserman Jackson?

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  19. Dr. Tar

    April 7th, 2012

    They had to replace Sharpton with somebody (I assume since he got his own show on MSNBC that we won’t be seeing him much on Fox anymore). Fox probably couldn’t get Rev Jackson so they figured the daugther on the radio might work just as well.

    For those thinking of giving up on any news source but the most reliably conserative – rememeber that you have to watch the liberals first before you can make fun of them.

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  20. Maksim

    April 7th, 2012

    I see this as a plus. Isn’t it true that we conservatives are not afraid of the debate? Isn’t it true we love it when looney lefties speak and show everyone how whack they are? Santita sounds perfect for this.

    Remember folks it’s our side that isn’t afraid to debate these fools.

    As long as Roger Ailes is running the show at Fox I will continue to watch.

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  21. Tortillapete

    April 7th, 2012

    “Santita” sounds like the brand of corn chips you buy when Safeway runs out of Dorito’s…

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  22. Cliff Weismeyer

    April 7th, 2012

    You can trace this back to the moment that Axelrod had a “meeting” with Ailes on AF1.

    Zero’s enforcer doubtless made him an “offer couldn’t refuse.”

    Since then, Fox news has made a beeline to the left.

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  23. John

    April 7th, 2012

    Is this his legitimate daughter or the fruit of his adultery?

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  24. GM Car Of The Future

    April 7th, 2012

    According to the Urban Dictionary, “Santita is a word that is yelled when something goes bad that would mentally or physically hurt.”

    *fail exam* – SANTITA !!
    *get kicked in the balls* – SANTITA !!

    I kid you not.

    http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=santita

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  25. GRIZZ

    April 7th, 2012

    Think Ill spend a little more time on the toilet in the morning.
    Thanks FOX…..fkn assholes

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  26. Roscoe P. Soultrane

    April 7th, 2012

    So thaaat’s what Ru Paul’s been up to.

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  27. Alpha Maser

    April 7th, 2012

    If I can’t trust FOX I’m only left with Glen Beck and Alex Jones… Hmm… I guess I’ll have to vote for …. ….

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  28. IronyCurtain

    April 7th, 2012

    Not familiar with Santito, but why is there a picture of Little Richard on this post?

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  29. Bob M.

    April 7th, 2012

    Sooo… is she one of the LEGITIMATE daughters? Or one of the ILLEGITIMATE ones? :oops:

    Where Jackson’s concerned, you need a scorecard AND a program… :-?

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  30. Moe Tom

    April 7th, 2012

    Noah. Great info. Many thanks. Will have to check Kincaid out

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  31. Wraith

    April 8th, 2012

    @ Rebecca: I can’t figure out why they didn’t offer the position to Alveda King, MLK’s niece!! She has already made several appearances on the network and is a well-known figure in the pro-life movement.

    Because FOX doesn’t want Conservatives on their network. Especially Black Conservatives. They’d obviously much rather have an ugly blonde Liberal White chick. Case in point, above. :?

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  32. Moe Tom

    April 8th, 2012

    Re: Jd’s link on Pravda.Ru etc. Great information. Check out the attachment: ” Comparative analysis of Russia’s Demise in 1917 and that of the USA’s now.”
    Hint.
    “Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other. John Adams.

    “It is wholly inadequate under conditions of wide openness to hostile ideologies and people carrying them”. Pravda.

    You won’t find that in the New York Times.

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  33. bitterclinger

    April 8th, 2012

    It looks like Beck is going to be the last man standing. He’s got an online newspaper and his own TV network. HE saw all of this coming and specifically mentions the week of the Giffords shooting as the straw that broke the camel’s back that made his decision to leave FOX.

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  34. Dyrewulf

    April 8th, 2012

    I don’t watch the network news anyway – this explains why.

    http://www.jibjab.com/originals/what_we_call_the_news

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  35. joe

    April 8th, 2012

    I surely will not be watching Jesse Jackson’s spawn on Fox News, you know. I am seriously planning to take cable TV out of the house, you know. Sean Hannit, you know, is a broken record, you know, the same thing every night and Greta has turned into the wicked harpie, screeching and talking over guests. I sometimes wonder why Sean and Greta have guests on… they live to hear themselves talk. Watch out when Sean starts counting on his fingers, you know the “Hannity List” is about to happen, you know.

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  36. Doug Wakeman

    April 8th, 2012

    I cancelled cable two weeks ago. In a year or so I know that I will look back and wonder why I ever thought I was receiving any value from that crap.

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