The problem was, Todd wanted to focus on more fundamental questions, such as the credibility of Crenshaw’s party: “Why should anybody believe a word you say if the Republican Party itself doesn’t have credibility?” At that, Todd showed a clip of Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.), who last week was ousted from the No. 3 spot in the Republican House leadership for her insistence on shouting down Trump’s claims that the 2020 election was stolen from him.Read More
At that point, Baier interrupted Cheney, sparking this exchange:
Baier: We’ve said that numerous times.
Cheney: Bret, I’m going to answer your question. Fox News needs to make sure —
Baier: No, but if you’re mentioning Fox News you have to know that this show has said that numerous times.
Let that comment stand as a reminder to people who work on TV: Your actions matter.
While some employees might like to continue to work from home and pop in only when necessary, that presents executives with a tempting economic option the employees might not like. I estimate that about 20 percent of every office job is outside one’s core responsibilities — “extra.” It involves helping a colleague, mentoring more junior people, celebrating someone’s birthday — things that drive office culture.
A similar warning, according to the story, was extended to One America News, the pro-Trump cable news channel.
It was the latest installment in a game that Carlson plays just about every week: How egregiously can I offend common decency and still keep my job? In this case, quite egregiously: Errant calls to child protective services, after all, can break up families, not to mention gum up government efforts to identify actual child abuse.Read More
In this instance, the rhetorical atrocity was almost too easy to dismantle. “To correct the record, what European colonizers found in the Americas were thousands of complex, sophisticated, and sovereign Tribal Nations, each with millennia of distinct cultural, spiritual and technological development,” Read originalRead More