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RFK Jr: Right-Wing Controls American Media, Fox News Has Divided US to a Point not Seen Since Civil
theblaze.com ^ | December 8, 2012 | Christopher Santarelli

Posted on 12/10/2012 4:55:45 AM PST by ilovesarah2012

During a discussion on HuffPost Live Friday, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. gave a strong condemnation of what he calls the “right wing media” and particularly Fox News.

“It’s divided our country in a way that we haven’t been divided probably since the Civil War,” Kennedy said of Fox News during the discussion focused on fracking. “Its empowered large corporations to get certain kinds of politicians and ideologues who are in the United State Congress elected — the Tea Party ideologues who control the Republican Party.”

The nephew of President John F. Kennedy and son of former senator and presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy made these claims against Fox while describing what he sees as the two biggest problems in American politics: the influence of big money and “the right-wing control of the American media.”

In addition to Fox News, Kennedy criticized right-wing talk radio that he describes as having a negative and large influence on whole sections of the country.

“Ninety-five percent of talk radio in our country is right-wing, and you need, according to Pew survey, and you–so a whole section of our country that that’s what they’re hearing. They wake up in the morning, when they go to bed at night,” Kennedy said.

Kennedy also claimed that Republicans “are the only ones that have their own (TV) network.”

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Does he really believe this or is he just stupid? I guess he's never watched MSNBC.
1 posted on 12/10/2012 4:55:49 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

Kennedy’s can say anything because they are Democrats
who support slavery, Sharia and al Qaeda with the RINOs.


2 posted on 12/10/2012 4:56:54 AM PST by Diogenesis (Vi veri veniversum vivus vici)
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To: ilovesarah2012
"If everybody just watched American Pravda, the country would be united behind the Dear Leader!"


3 posted on 12/10/2012 4:58:10 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: ilovesarah2012
“Ninety-five percent of talk radio in our country is right-wing, and you need, according to Pew survey, and you–so a whole section of our country that that’s what they’re hearing. They wake up in the morning, when they go to bed at night,” Kennedy said.

A brilliant mind. His grasp of the facts is staggering, and his eloquence is unmatched. You know, a deep thinker like that could really go places ... if his name were Kennedy.

4 posted on 12/10/2012 5:01:26 AM PST by ClearCase_guy (Republicans have made themselves useless, toothless, and clueless.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

RFK,Jr in one of his "private" moments.

5 posted on 12/10/2012 5:01:44 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (Benghazi: What Did Baraq Know And When Did He Know It?)
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To: Diogenesis

The criminal basis of the wealth of the Kennedy’s fits well with their participation in the criminal enterprise known as the Democrat Party IMO.

Birds of a feather........


6 posted on 12/10/2012 5:03:17 AM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Is he the one whose second wife just was found hanging in the barn?


7 posted on 12/10/2012 5:06:28 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: ilovesarah2012
Funny how the wife of a heroin addict is found hanging in a way that compels authorities to comment “this doesn't seem right”.The tragic,premature and violent deaths of women are a Kennedy trademark,so......
8 posted on 12/10/2012 5:08:25 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (Benghazi: What Did Baraq Know And When Did He Know It?)
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To: Gay State Conservative
Preposterous dopehead speaks.
Why does anyone listen ?
9 posted on 12/10/2012 5:10:11 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (In the game of life, there are no betting limits)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Another Kennedy demonstrates his qualifications as a Delusional Asshat.


10 posted on 12/10/2012 5:12:51 AM PST by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

The daily diet of blatant liberal projection consumed by 47%.


11 posted on 12/10/2012 5:16:02 AM PST by ILS21R (Everything... IS... a conspiracy)
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To: ilovesarah2012

If he believes anything Pew puts out, he’s a koolaid drinker


12 posted on 12/10/2012 5:16:20 AM PST by orlop9
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To: ilovesarah2012

The Kennedys are an American desease.


13 posted on 12/10/2012 5:17:01 AM PST by ronnie raygun (bb)
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To: yldstrk

Yes.


14 posted on 12/10/2012 5:17:33 AM PST by Andy'smom
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To: Gay State Conservative

“Funny how the wife of a heroin addict is found hanging in a way that compels authorities to comment “this doesn’t seem right”

Did he catch her watching Fox News? Hmmm...


15 posted on 12/10/2012 5:20:07 AM PST by wolficatZ (Hey blue states....Got Food?)
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To: ilovesarah2012

The rat-faced, empty-headed Kennedys are athema to America along with their patron saint Bronco Bama.


16 posted on 12/10/2012 5:21:03 AM PST by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: orlop9

What has this guy been smoking? He is way off base with this. The USA is divided but it wasn’t because of the “Right Wing” press. Name one Newspaper that is Tea Party focused? The press would rather go broke than support right wing—pro-American causes.


17 posted on 12/10/2012 5:23:18 AM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: IbJensen

The Right controlling the media? Only a liberal could have this distorted view! Considering the source is a Kennedy, I am not surprised. Now the Media will repeat this falsehood until the sheeple believe.


18 posted on 12/10/2012 5:25:09 AM PST by 2010Freeper
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To: ilovesarah2012
"Does he really believe this or is he just stupid?"

Just another lying Kennedy ghoul!

From "Mary {his wife} kicked out of Camelot" - nydailynews.com:

They couldn't just let Mary Richardson Kennedy rest in peace.

The estranged wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who was buried near the Kennedy clan’s Hyannis Port compound over the objections of her siblings, was dug up last week and moved to a remote part of St. Francis Xavier Cemetery...

Instead of spending eternity buried near Camelot members Eunice and Sargent Shriver — RFK Jr.’s aunt and uncle — Mary was shunted about 700 feet away to a lonely hilltop on the other end of the cemetery.

...Questions about the grave switch were relayed to RFK Jr. by a close friend, but he did not issue a response.


19 posted on 12/10/2012 5:27:30 AM PST by drpix
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To: ilovesarah2012

...yeah, OBAMA’S corrupt administration has nothing to do with division in this country. Enlightening the public, educating the masses, spreading information, ALL are evil....
If you praise a falsehood,hide facts,lie,cheat,steal, and undermine basic laws of the country, that’s good...Uncle Teddy would be proud.


20 posted on 12/10/2012 5:30:09 AM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: ilovesarah2012

< voice type=impersonation name=thuston_howel >It seems the monied class hates the wannabee upstart middle class and their little get rich schemes....< /voice >


21 posted on 12/10/2012 5:30:58 AM PST by central_va ( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: ilovesarah2012
RFK Jr: Right-Wing Controls American Media

Yeah, right. I guess that's why most Americans have no idea why the events at Benghazi should have ended Obama's presidency.

22 posted on 12/10/2012 5:33:11 AM PST by GreenHornet
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To: ilovesarah2012
When all you have are lies...
23 posted on 12/10/2012 5:42:04 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the state." - Cornelius Tacitus, Roman Senator)
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To: wolficatZ
Did he catch her watching Fox News? Hmmm...

If only the explanation was that innocent.No,they were in the process of divorcing.If she lived long enough to see the final court decree she'd get a huge chunk of his *very* substantial inheritance.If she didn't he'd get to keep it all.Women should understand that any divorce that involves a substantial chunk of what he thinks of as *his* money puts their personal safety at great risk.

24 posted on 12/10/2012 5:43:59 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (Benghazi: What Did Baraq Know And When Did He Know It?)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Uh, Robert. The reason talk radio has more conservative shows than liberal is because liberal shows couldn’t get enough listeners to pay the bills. That is why PBS requires government support. It isn’t that conservative shows are ‘poisoning’ minds. It’s that people listen to what they agree with. You are a typical elitist liberal who thinks that anyone who doesn’t agree with your pathetically misinformed positions is being coerced or ‘influenced’ by someone else. You have no respect for individuality and are too privileged to know or realize that there are a ton of people in the world who are smarter than the average politician, and that going to Harvard or the equivalent doesn’t in any way ensure that your positions or world view are superior to the rest of society.


25 posted on 12/10/2012 5:47:33 AM PST by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: ilovesarah2012

RFK = Real Fn Klueless

If only Kennedy were correct instead of being just full of sh*t.
There wouldn’t be a FOX News or talk radio if millions of
us didn’t believe our POV was getting short changed.


26 posted on 12/10/2012 5:52:23 AM PST by Sivad (Nor Cal Red Turf)
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To: ilovesarah2012

This boy sounds like he isn’t very bright. He definitely has lost touch with reality. The right wing controls the “media”?! ROTFL!!! Yeah. Right.


27 posted on 12/10/2012 6:07:42 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (I feel sad for my once great country. We deserve everything that is about to happen to us.)
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Does he really believe this or is he just stupid?

Yes.

28 posted on 12/10/2012 6:19:05 AM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Seriously?! This guy’s nuts.


29 posted on 12/10/2012 6:31:52 AM PST by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Is this on of the many heroin users that are Kennedys?


30 posted on 12/10/2012 6:32:19 AM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: ilovesarah2012
the Tea Party ideologues who control the Republican Party

Right. And Tea Party favorite Mittens led the conservative assault against the RINOs.

31 posted on 12/10/2012 6:33:12 AM PST by FatherofFive (Islam is evil and must be eradicated)
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To: ilovesarah2012
So says a lying drug addled, alcoholic moron from a political dynasty that is well past its prime. He is a racist... his family were/are all racists and his president is the most divisive force that this Republic has ever endured.

LLS

32 posted on 12/10/2012 6:34:39 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Fox news is NOT ‘Right Wing’. It’s barely moderate. It’s just that in contrast to the hard-left idiots in the rest of the television media, they may seem “right wing” to a commie/liberal idiot. Like this author.


33 posted on 12/10/2012 6:36:37 AM PST by meyer (Proud member of the 53%.)
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To: Joe Boucher

Yep


34 posted on 12/10/2012 6:37:22 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: ilovesarah2012

The guy’s a liar.


35 posted on 12/10/2012 6:44:31 AM PST by popdonnelly
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To: ilovesarah2012
Does he really believe this or is he just stupid?

I'd be the last one to come to his defense but it is not his fault; I think the Kennedys are lobotomizing family members again.

36 posted on 12/10/2012 6:44:39 AM PST by NativeSon ( Grease the floor with Crisco when I dance the Disco)
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RFK Jr: Right-Wing Controls American Media...

Whatever he's been smoking / drinking, I want some too!

37 posted on 12/10/2012 6:45:16 AM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: JimRed

How can someone so something so totally false and not be called on it?

Liberals are really mentally ill. Seriously mentally ill.


38 posted on 12/10/2012 6:47:04 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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Does he really believe this or is he just stupid?

I hate trick questions early in the morning, but I'll say yes.

39 posted on 12/10/2012 6:53:38 AM PST by Arrowhead1952 (0 bummer inherited a worse economy in 2012 than he did in 2008.)
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RFK Jr: Right-Wing Controls American Media

Dude.

Crack is bad for you.

40 posted on 12/10/2012 6:56:48 AM PST by Lazamataz (LAZ'S LAW: As an argument with liberals goes on, the probability of being called racist approaches 1)
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To: ilovesarah2012

RFKJr and the rest of the Libs can’t handle it when anyone presents anything but their liberal socialist big-government high tax and spending ways. Go away Kennedys - we’re tired of you.


41 posted on 12/10/2012 6:57:12 AM PST by From The Deer Stand
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Whatever he's been smoking / drinking, I want some too!

No you don't. Crack is bad for you.

42 posted on 12/10/2012 6:58:25 AM PST by Lazamataz (LAZ'S LAW: As an argument with liberals goes on, the probability of being called racist approaches 1)
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To: ilovesarah2012
Holy crap. I looked him up. He's LITERALLY a heroin addict.

Look, I'm not very interested in the spewings of a junkie, okay?

43 posted on 12/10/2012 7:01:05 AM PST by Lazamataz (LAZ'S LAW: As an argument with liberals goes on, the probability of being called racist approaches 1)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Izzat cretin from the same Kennedy family that’s 1) never earned an honest dollar in their lives, 2) the family that never met a women they treated as a human, 3) were all made rich by a felon without a honest and moral cell in his two-celled brain, and 4) never met a bottle O’liquer that then didn’t like?


44 posted on 12/10/2012 7:01:28 AM PST by Da Coyote
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______________________________” - - - divided our country in a way that we haven’t been divided probably since the Civil War - - - “

Well, Junior Bobby-Boy, you got that part right. However, Obama’s Communist Method is a better fit for the blank space that I left in front of your above quote.

Here’s a REALITY check for you Junior Bobby-Boy: Conservatives make up their minds on what has been done or not done. Liberals make up their minds by what is verbally promised by politicians.

BTW Junior Bobby-Boy, you are a tad late to the party. Yup, Zipper-Boy Clinton’s wife, better known as ‘Auntie’ Hilly beat you to it half a generation ago when she blamed the defeat of her commie Hilly’care’ on THE VAST RIGHT WING CONSPIRACY.

BTW, BTW Junior Bobby-Boy, The “Civil War” that you referred to, we Conservatives now call the “First Civil War” - - - .


45 posted on 12/10/2012 7:04:12 AM PST by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: Lazamataz

Yep.


46 posted on 12/10/2012 7:09:08 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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To: yldstrk
Yep, and a real chip off ol' grandpa joe's block. RFK Jr. And late wife didn't pay for many renovations to make Westchester mansion Eco-friendly
47 posted on 12/10/2012 7:14:09 AM PST by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: ilovesarah2012

If only Richard Nixon had shaved before that first debate in 1960, the Kennedys would today be unknown.


48 posted on 12/10/2012 7:16:48 AM PST by Fiji Hill (Io Triumphe!)
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To: ilovesarah2012

RFK Jr. is still looking for a cash cow anyone can sue factories law to fund his extortion racket.


49 posted on 12/10/2012 7:21:42 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Fiji Hill

For want of a razor our nation was lost!


50 posted on 12/10/2012 7:23:36 AM PST by ilovesarah2012
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