Carla Baranauckas - Politics Daily
President Obama said Sunday that he does not know when President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt will leave office but that the nation has been forever changed by the anti-government protesters who have held Tahrir Square in Cairo for nearly two weeks.
"Only he knows what he's going to do," Obama told Bill O'Reilly of Fox News in a 15-minute interview aired before the Super Bowl on the Fox network. "But here's what we know, is that Egypt is not going to go back to what it was. the Egyptian people want freedom, they want free and fair elections, they want a representative government, they want a...
David Sessions - Politics Daily
On Wednesday night's edition of "The O'Reilly Factor," late-night comic Jon Stewart sat down for a rare interview on the network he makes a business out of criticizing: Fox News Channel. Stewart and O'Reilly debated Obama's first year in office and quarreled good-naturedly over Stewart's attacks on Fox.
"I'm torn," Stewart said of Obama's time in office. "For me I can't tell if he's a Jedi Master, playing chess on a three-leveled board way ahead of us, or this is kicking his ass."
In a more serious tone, Stewart said he believed Obama had made progress in some areas, such as restoring order...
Dave - Politics Daily
This is funny. From an interview between Howard Kurtz and Michael Wolff--who is doing a big book/bio of Rupert Murdoch and News Corp--Wolff tells Kurtz that Murdoch engineered the meeting deliberately to force his TV news division and Obama to come to some sort of a ceasefire. What's funny is why Murdoch doesn't exercise more control over his apparently rogue news division:WOLFF: Rupert Murdoch is shy, fundamentally a man that is conflict-averse. That's number one. Number two, Roger Ailes -- remember, Murdoch is a newspaper guy. He's not a television news guy. Roger Ailes runs this place....
Tommy Christopher - Politics Daily
According to an AP story on AOL.com, Michael Devlin, the kidnapper, rapist, torturer, and would-be murderer of young Shawn Hornbeck and Ben Ownby, was sentenced today. He has accumulated a total of 20 consecutive life sentences, with an appearance in Federal Court coming up on Wednesday.
With the sentencing came the revelation, by Devlin, that he at one point started to strangle Shawn Hornbeck, but the 11 year-old talked him out of it. Shawn Hornbeck is my new hero. So what does all this have to do with Keith Olbermann? The occasion of this revelation caused Olbermann, on his show Countdown,...