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Media Matters called for private investigators 'to look into the personal lives' of Fox employees
Daily Caller ^ | February 13, 2012 | Tucker Carlson

Posted on 02/13/2012 8:15:21 PM PST by Rufus2007

A little after 1 p.m. on Sept. 29, 2009, Karl Frisch emailed a memo to his bosses, Media Matters for America founder David Brock and president Eric Burns. In the first few lines, Frisch explained why Media Matters should launch a “Fox Fund” whose mission would be to attack the Fox News Channel.

“Simply put,” Frisch wrote, “the progressive movement is in need of an enemy. George W. Bush is gone. We really don’t have John McCain to kick around any more. Filling the lack of leadership on the right, Fox News has emerged as the central enemy and antagonist of the Obama administration, our Congressional majorities and the progressive movement as a whole.”

“We must take Fox News head-on in a well funded, presidential-style campaign to discredit and embarrass the network, making it illegitimate in the eyes of news consumers.”

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: foxnews; georgesoros; leftist; mediamatters
If this isn't cause to yank the tax-exempt status, nothing is...
1 posted on 02/13/2012 8:15:38 PM PST by Rufus2007
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To: Rufus2007

The DNC boys know that they are in big trouble when they decide to turn their little homo ‘RAT loose on FOX News.


2 posted on 02/13/2012 8:21:15 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Who will subsidize BIG government when "the rich" are all taxed out?)
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To: Rufus2007
Well, given how the foxes are up to their eyeballs pushing Mitt as their anointed candidate, I personally am not going to waste my time worrying about them getting Brocked.
3 posted on 02/13/2012 8:24:16 PM PST by Just mythoughts (Luke 17:32 Remember Lot's wife.)
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To: Rufus2007

bookmark


4 posted on 02/13/2012 8:24:33 PM PST by GOP Poet
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To: Rufus2007

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5 posted on 02/13/2012 8:26:03 PM PST by GOP Poet
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To: Rufus2007
If this isn't cause to yank the tax-exempt status, nothing is...

I'm sure Holder and the boys at IRS will jump right on this...

6 posted on 02/13/2012 8:33:24 PM PST by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: Rufus2007

I listened to the handwringing by all of the fox shows tonight about the unscrupulousness of Media Matters and the methods of the left and I laughed. Wake up and figure it out.


7 posted on 02/13/2012 8:34:18 PM PST by samadams2000 (Someone important make......The Call!)
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To: Rufus2007

WTF?? I say investigate the people at Media Matters!


8 posted on 02/13/2012 8:36:25 PM PST by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: Rufus2007; All

Remember folks...
This is from the period when Glen Beck’s daily 5pm TV show was literally KILLING THEM, every single day.

Soros said he would get even, and tried to warn Murdock off, but when that didn’t work, out comes the criminal charges against NewsCorp in Europe, and Beck is off the air.

Remember folks, this is a GLOBAL MOVEMENT we are fighting, not just some college radicals in the U.S.


9 posted on 02/13/2012 8:39:14 PM PST by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: tcrlaf

Beck spoke about a Soros lieutenant basically threatening (Vito-style) his own chief of staff, telling them to back off.

While Fox and probably Beck were undoubtedly the recipient of intense pressure, GB did indeed land on his feet with GBTV - two hours every afternoon, plus other very good programming that lays the left bare. I remember him saying in the last month on Fox: “The Left will long for the days when I was only on one hour a day.”

Now, how much $$ did Soros funnel into Media Matters?


10 posted on 02/13/2012 8:45:40 PM PST by bootless (Never Forget. Never Again. (PursuingLiberty.com))
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To: bootless
and exactly HOW MANY watch GBTV?

Is it anywhere close to the 2-4 MILLION viewers he had on FOX News?

Obama and his minions could care less about him, now.
They achieved what they wanted, they got him off the Magic Squawking Box in the Sheeple’s living room at 5PM.

11 posted on 02/13/2012 8:48:37 PM PST by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: Rufus2007
I guess it would be a time for them to try this since Fox's viewership could be suffering-They could see an opening and take it. One thing you must admit, the radicals are not giving up or being importantly neutralized in message. I look for a blink future until we have a battle of ideologies.
12 posted on 02/13/2012 9:10:08 PM PST by Christie at the beach
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To: Just mythoughts
My thoughts exactly. They have certainly displayed their severly liberal side, maybe this will shake them up a bit.

Seems all we have left is F.R. for our news and Freepers can analyze it better than any media.

I haven't had FOX on for weeks now, thought I would tune in, but not until I feel sure they have gotten over Whitney, which won't be for another 2 weeks, I'm sure.

13 posted on 02/13/2012 9:16:43 PM PST by annieokie
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To: MileHi
This Frisch guy looks like an original Conehead from Remulac. Is he Brock's boy-toy?
14 posted on 02/13/2012 9:19:17 PM PST by CT (Make Mine Newt)
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To: Rufus2007

What’s interesting is that there are probably a number of wh9iney little FReepers who are siding with the Democrats in this matter.


15 posted on 02/13/2012 9:21:40 PM PST by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a United States Marine.)
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To: Rufus2007

Media Smatters? What’s that?


16 posted on 02/13/2012 9:27:48 PM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: annieokie
—>>Seems all we have left is F.R. for our news and Freepers can analyze it better than any media.

I think so too, annieokie. With Drudge, Dally Caller, Hot Air, NRO, Fox (and many other outlets) being very pro-Romney, you cannot find honest journalism. I read a story off a link from TownHall to Huffpo and they actually have a fair article on the race (and the comments of the readers are very eye opening)

17 posted on 02/13/2012 9:29:20 PM PST by Christie at the beach
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To: annieokie
I gave up on them election night 2004. The only sane person on the set was Michael Barone. The rest of them ran with the very misleading exit polling results and were having ‘exotic’ fits of euphoria at the prospect of a JFKerry win.
18 posted on 02/13/2012 9:32:16 PM PST by Just mythoughts (Luke 17:32 Remember Lot's wife.)
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To: All
“Simply put,” Frisch wrote, “the progressive movement is in need of an enemy. George W. Bush is gone."

I wish somebody would tell CoastToCoastAM that! Eleven years of Bush bashing continue through last Saturday night with three more hours of hatin' on Bush.

19 posted on 02/13/2012 9:32:28 PM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: CT
Yep.



20 posted on 02/13/2012 9:33:41 PM PST by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: TLI

Must need an extra large stocking cap


21 posted on 02/13/2012 9:42:04 PM PST by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: Christie at the beach; Just mythoughts
When FOX brought back that disgusting, vile satanic Alan Colmes, that did it for me and now this elections cycle and blind adoration for Mitt finally sealed it. Alan is the most vicious ugly hateful depraved person in the media I have ever witnessed.

No matter how EVIL Democrats can be, Alan finds it acceptable. He is Evil. He is ugly outside and to the bone. He make Carville look almost presentable.

22 posted on 02/13/2012 9:47:15 PM PST by annieokie
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To: annieokie
When FOX brought back that disgusting, vile satanic Alan Colmes, that did it for me and now this elections cycle and blind adoration for Mitt finally sealed it. Alan is the most vicious ugly hateful depraved person in the media I have ever witnessed. No matter how EVIL Democrats can be, Alan finds it acceptable. He is Evil. He is ugly outside and to the bone. He make Carville look almost presentable.

lol.... I did not know they brought him back. I do not know if the 'foxes' poll liberals to see how much liberals HATE FOX news, but that is a poll I would love to see get done. I know some 'red' liberals that despise with a RED rage FOX News.... I used to 'feel' sorry for some of my liberal family and friends for being so unbalanced. Then after seeing some of the Jon Stewart media stunts pulled by some of the fox readers and their wise sage analysts I was forced to see my 'liberal' family and friends had a point.

And let US not forget Roger Ailes good buddy stalking Sarah to write his book of filth and vile smears.... I won't mind one little bit for when the exotic foxes get their comeuppances....

23 posted on 02/13/2012 10:05:01 PM PST by Just mythoughts (Luke 17:32 Remember Lot's wife.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

And what they can’t find, they’ll fabricate.


24 posted on 02/13/2012 10:11:41 PM PST by Let's Roll (Save the world's best healthcare - REPEAL, DEFUND Obamacare!)
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To: Just mythoughts

Pi$$ on Fox! Both their channels. They’ve just turned out Judge Napolitano tonight and the story goes that Eric Bolling and David Asman are going to loose their shows as well on FBN. Over @FNC, O’gasbag and Hannity have their heads so far up Romney’s a$$ that they are loosing their tans. I usually hate Greta, but she’s coming up as the only one I can stomach. So Media Matters, you can have at FOX. Fire at will, they are no longer on my list to watch.


25 posted on 02/13/2012 10:16:24 PM PST by vette6387
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To: vette6387
Pi$$ on Fox! Both their channels. They’ve just turned out Judge Napolitano tonight and the story goes that Eric Bolling and David Asman are going to loose their shows as well on FBN. Over @FNC, O’gasbag and Hannity have their heads so far up Romney’s a$$ that they are loosing their tans. I usually hate Greta, but she’s coming up as the only one I can stomach. So Media Matters, you can have at FOX. Fire at will, they are no longer on my list to watch.

Here! Here!!

26 posted on 02/13/2012 10:20:23 PM PST by Just mythoughts (Luke 17:32 Remember Lot's wife.)
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To: Rufus2007

Greta will have five shows wondering aloud if this is possible.


27 posted on 02/13/2012 10:34:57 PM PST by samadams2000 (Someone important make......The Call!)
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To: Rufus2007

This is a tactic they use: To disrupt and muzzle those who reveal the truth about their dealings. I am sure Zer0 is taking pleasure in seeing Fox jerked around by his surrogate thugs.


28 posted on 02/13/2012 11:48:08 PM PST by jonrick46 (Countdown to 11-06-2012)
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To: Rufus2007
Media Matters better watch what it wishes for - it just might get it ...

If they dig up dirt on FOX journalists - just IMAGINE the dirt Murdoch could dig up on the lefty MSM journalists [a lot of them got MAJOR skeletons in their closets] ...

And Murdoch DOESN'T need to create a "fund" to bankroll it - he's got more money than God ...

29 posted on 02/14/2012 12:07:52 AM PST by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: tcrlaf
Obama and his minions could care less about him, now.

Actually, they couldn't care less.

30 posted on 02/14/2012 12:12:22 AM PST by Isabel C.
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To: vette6387

Well no more Fox.


31 posted on 02/14/2012 12:22:26 AM PST by Chgogal (WSJ, Kristol, Krauthammer, Rove et al., STFU. Thank you.)
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To: Rufus2007

And when are some rich Conservatives going to start a cable news channel that is truthful and thereby Conservative. One that doesn’t lean over backwards trying to be “fair and balanced”. Truth doesn’t sit on a fence.


32 posted on 02/14/2012 12:47:50 AM PST by Bellflower (The LORD is Holy, separated from all sin, perfect, righteous, high and lifted up.)
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To: Rufus2007

Is this the same Eric Burns who used to appear on that Fox Saturday show about media bias? If so, he probably already knows about a lot of skeletons at FNC.


33 posted on 02/14/2012 1:41:03 AM PST by tinamina
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To: Rufus2007

Note to left: If your ideology didn’t require revisionist history, outright lies, and rhetorical slight-of-hand to remain viable, you wouldn’t have to resort to attacking ANY media outlet, now would you?


34 posted on 02/14/2012 3:18:02 AM PST by wayoverontheright
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To: annieokie

When FOX brought back that disgusting, vile satanic Alan Colmes, that did it for me and now this elections cycle and blind adoration for Mitt finally sealed it. Alan is the most vicious ugly hateful depraved person in the media I have ever witnessed. -—————

I think Colmes is second. CNN’s James Carville comes in first, in my book. He’s the one who decided within minutes of 9-11 he and the media would demonize Bush. And they did for years upon years upon years. Then they jumped to Governor Palin....Colmes only follows.


35 posted on 02/14/2012 4:31:37 AM PST by Freddd (NoPA ngineers.)
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To: TLI

Ha! That’s one dude who would look better with even a bad wig on.


36 posted on 02/14/2012 10:22:06 PM PST by Boogieman
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To: TLI

Visual argument against forceps deliveries.


37 posted on 02/14/2012 10:27:29 PM PST by MWestMom (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, But the heart of the fool to the left. Ecclesiastes10:2)
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To: Rufus2007

Can we hire gang member thugs to go beat Media Matters employees to death?


38 posted on 02/14/2012 10:31:58 PM PST by Fledermaus (I can't fiddle so I'll just open a cold beer as I watch America burn.)
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