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Russell Brand: ‘Fanatical, Terrorist, Propagandist’ Fox News Is ‘More Dangerous Than ISIS’ (VIDEO)
RT ^ | June 27, 2014

Posted on 06/28/2014 2:51:07 AM PDT by nickcarraway

Comedian Russell Brand condemned Fox News as a “fanatical terrorist propaganda organization” during a heated, 10-minute tirade recorded on video and uploaded to the web this week.

The 39-year-old British stand-up comic-turned-actor is now making headlines for the video footage, which was uploaded to his personal YouTube channel on Tuesday this week under the title: Is Fox News More Dangerous than Isis?

Throughout the duration of the clip, Brand responded with sheer outrage to recent remarks made on-air by Fox host Jeanine Pirro, a former prosecutor, who said during a broadcast of her program last weekend that the United States should bomb Iraq en masse in order to eliminate the growing insurgency there that has cause an international crisis.

“When they do these bombings, it creates more insurgents, that’s what creates them,” Brand responded. “Don’t think of a bomb as going down there and destroying stuff, think of it as like a seed that goes into the ground, and grows insurgents out of it, it creates more terrorism, doing it.”

From there, Brand continued to counter Pirro’s claims by juxtaposing clips from the broadcast in question with his own responses. Whereas the Fox host said that any agreement reached between the US and Iran to remediate the insurgency would be on par with cutting “a deal with the devil,” Brand blasted her for alleging as much.

At one point, Pirro says during the episode that the group credited with the recent string of attacks across Iraq, ISIS, is a “fanatical religious terrorist organization.”

“So is Fox News,” Brand fired back. “It’s a fanatical terrorist propagandist organization. This isn’t reasonable, is it? Like the way she’s talking? ‘Bomb them! Bomb them!’ She’s worse … She’s the savage, she’s totally espousing savage values.”

“It’s invective, just incendiary language, just volatile combative, angry language. That – I’m not being sensational – that is more dangerous than ISIS,” he added. “That’s attitude. That’s far-reaching. That’s affecting millions and millions of people.”

Some, including Fox commentators, quickly came to Pirro’s defense as Brand’s remarks began to go viral.

“If he feels that ISIS is harmless, he should go there and hang out with them. They would behead him faster than you could say Arthur. His worst movie,” Greg Gutfeld responded during a recent episode of Fox’s The Five program.

Days earlier, RT caught up with Brand during an anti-austerity rally in London in which he again condemned the mainstream media, that time targeting BBC.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Politics/Elections; Russia; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: foxnews; idiot; iraq; russellbrand; terrorism

1 posted on 06/28/2014 2:51:07 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

These folks are punking America rather thoroughly, with most of the networks in their sway, and they fear Fox is going to do much to change that?


2 posted on 06/28/2014 2:57:51 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: nickcarraway

These dull-normals are incapable of separating news from opinion. Brett Baier is news. Most of the rest is opinion. Deal with it.


3 posted on 06/28/2014 3:00:52 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: nickcarraway

Another crackhead brain dead liberal. But I repeat myself.

CC


4 posted on 06/28/2014 3:05:42 AM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: nickcarraway

Yeah, those Fox News massacres are getting worse all the time.


5 posted on 06/28/2014 3:11:25 AM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: nickcarraway

Who the hell is this GREASEY, DIRTY, SLOPPY, UNEDUCATED FOREIGNER? And WHY should anyone over 13 care about what he says??? I don’t even know what he DOES.


6 posted on 06/28/2014 3:14:27 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: nickcarraway

Brand is a bloody little wanker


7 posted on 06/28/2014 3:15:23 AM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: nickcarraway

He looks psychotic.


8 posted on 06/28/2014 3:16:56 AM PDT by jazzlite (esat)
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To: jazzlite

Heroin is a heckuva drug.


9 posted on 06/28/2014 3:18:04 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: HiTech RedNeck

You have to go to the linked site and read the comments! They’re abdo-lutely wild!


10 posted on 06/28/2014 3:32:56 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: nickcarraway

“Don’t think of a bomb as going down there and destroying stuff, think of it as like a seed that goes into the ground, and grows insurgents out of it, it creates more terrorism, doing it.”

Great insight except that the foaming mad Islamics were there BEFORE anyone ever sent a bomb. Except that when they don’t have ‘infidels’ to slaughter they slaughter each other. Except that their very “prophet” was a murderous butcher and rapist and he exhorted THEM to slaughter and rape in the furtherance of Islam. But outside of that it all really holds up.


11 posted on 06/28/2014 3:34:56 AM PDT by TalBlack (Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

What I think they really see is God’s Spirit still peeking around the corners and saying “miss Me yet?”

And in liberal fashion they scapegoat other entities.


12 posted on 06/28/2014 3:37:02 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: nickcarraway

Can’t handle the truth, as Limbaugh says.


13 posted on 06/28/2014 3:41:18 AM PDT by Son House (Violate Constitution + Spend Beyond Means + Tax More to Diminish Private Sector = Democrat.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

“The Judge is wound up and wants to mass kill people.
She wants to play with the drone joy stick of death
from a safe distance with a cup of latte in the other hand.
She sure is shocking and awing the ducking pisss out of me.”

Sheesh!


14 posted on 06/28/2014 3:44:49 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: nickcarraway

Some family in Britain is missing a hysterical little girl.


15 posted on 06/28/2014 3:47:16 AM PDT by AppyPappy
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To: muir_redwoods

Mr Brand is about as funny as Maher.

F` `em both.


16 posted on 06/28/2014 3:47:32 AM PDT by Harold Shea
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To: nickcarraway

This guy has always impressed me with how creepy he is.


17 posted on 06/28/2014 3:48:39 AM PDT by Bobalu (What cannot be programmed cannot be physics)
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To: nickcarraway

Comedian? I doubt if he is funny.


18 posted on 06/28/2014 3:50:50 AM PDT by csvset
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To: nickcarraway
Either Brand is off his meds or on some sort of controlled substance. And you wonder why Michelle Malkin describes many liberals as unhinged.
19 posted on 06/28/2014 3:51:07 AM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

It is the Age of Distortions.


20 posted on 06/28/2014 3:54:30 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: dfwgator

21 posted on 06/28/2014 3:54:43 AM PDT by EEGator
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To: nickcarraway

I saw a few short clips of his rant on FNC. I could barely make out about every fourth word. His horrible voice and disastrous accent really grate on my nerves. Hard to believe that he makes money being a stand up comic or actor, when few people can even understand a thing he says. Major jerk!


22 posted on 06/28/2014 3:54:49 AM PDT by octex
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To: TalBlack

“Americans are very open about attacking and war against others because they have a big military but not only. because they sit in their island protected by the oceans on one side and Canada above. We can kill you but you cant kill us attitude. Kill off Iran, a Persian country with no war history. America, a massive war history and cause of great suffering and lives.”

The comments are idiotic!


23 posted on 06/28/2014 3:55:30 AM PDT by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: RayChuang88

Katy Perry dumped his ass, that’s a lot to get over. Doesn’t this clown have a show on FX( a Fox owned channel) If it hasn’t been canceled already it will be.


24 posted on 06/28/2014 3:55:39 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: nickcarraway

Thanks for the post, nickcarraway.

Admittedly, Brand has created some ‘stir’ with previous rants, but this one is way over the top, IMO.
He presents as a typical a$$hat leftist, tearing down and never building up. He is quick to condemn, but offers nothing of substance in the way of addressing or correcting the subject issue.

Go on back to your fantasy life, RB. Let the adults deal with the world beyond your rose colored glasses.


25 posted on 06/28/2014 3:57:20 AM PDT by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2016; I pray we make it that long.)
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To: nickcarraway

I didn’t think he was funny back when he was Tom Green.


26 posted on 06/28/2014 3:57:22 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: nickcarraway
It is unfortunate to see fools and clowns taken seriously. Uh, wait. we DO talk about politicians here, don't we?

Never mind.

27 posted on 06/28/2014 4:00:05 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory and He will NOT be mocked! Blessed be the name of the Lord forever!)
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To: HiTech RedNeck

Russell Brand is a little light in the loafers...


28 posted on 06/28/2014 4:17:21 AM PDT by sauropod (Fat Bottomed Girl: "What difference, at this point, does it make?")
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To: nickcarraway

Forget him, he’s a comedian, an entertainer. The court jester of the modern world.


29 posted on 06/28/2014 5:18:15 AM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: nickcarraway; DAC21; MeganC
Idiot.

No wonder Katy Perry left his dumbass.

30 posted on 06/28/2014 5:30:58 AM PDT by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.- Sarah Palin)
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To: nickcarraway

What’s your solution.

You, like most non-thinkers are just so swell at your own peculiar invective but, creativity to solve a problem isn’t what your concerned with.

You’d rather run around channeling your national hero, Neville Chamberlain, which costs you nothing but, you can mouth off, like an elitist, using your fame to reach your audience.

Your soldiers wear red because they like being a target, as well masquerading as a still warm corpse.

you suck, europe sucks but, you have no problem using as your outsourced army, to break things and kill people who would kill you.

your people have no sense of right for the sake of mans highest calling, charity and relief.

no, you can be counted on to spew synthetic renderings of gimp intellectual prowess.

Fear not, white man carrying ass on shoulder.

we think. We strategize. We take the long view.

We show up first, the world over, to help our fellow man.

you only show up if there is a red carpet. What is your predilections for red anyway?

You blow and so does your humor.

you are England’s Bronson Pincho. Your humor was only funny for topic of current event.

now, you have no current event to set you vaudeville act to.

move on and open a chain of Bean Burgers.

your motto could fir nicely on a black flag as follows:
“Not quite 1.3 billion served”...

Sniveling half wit brit...


31 posted on 06/28/2014 5:35:14 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: dfwgator

Rick James!


32 posted on 06/28/2014 5:35:49 AM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: nickcarraway

This is the guy who was too nuts for Katy Perry.

Enough said.


33 posted on 06/28/2014 5:37:38 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: nickcarraway

Well now. He is about as relevant as what’s his name, the Brit who took over for Larry King and lasted only a little while.


34 posted on 06/28/2014 5:49:05 AM PDT by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: nickcarraway

Everything in common with the nazis whom islamists still ally themselves with from WWII.


35 posted on 06/28/2014 5:52:24 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: HiTech RedNeck
These folks are punking America rather thoroughly, with most of the networks in their sway, and they fear Fox is going to do much to change that?
36 posted on 06/28/2014 5:54:04 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: nickcarraway

He’s a comedian? Who knew?


37 posted on 06/28/2014 5:55:25 AM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: nickcarraway

Whats Brands solution?
Get rid of Fox? Will that bring the insurgents to their knees?? This guy is brilliant
Hey Boy Brand, you seem to be sucking up the fame and fortune this great country has to offer, but you complain about protecting freedom and liberty?
STFU OR GO HOME FOOL,WE DON’T NEED ANYMORE BRAIN DEAD LIBS LECTURING THE REST OF US ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS. Stick with acting like a baffoon and marrying pop stars, ya know, all the hard stuff...


38 posted on 06/28/2014 5:59:09 AM PDT by snappahead (if your gonna be dumb, you better be tough.)
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To: muir_redwoods

There was a time when newspapers had an editorial page which was labled as opinion and TV news shows had a segment which was clearly labled as opinion. The rest was of course far from truly “objective” but at least was to a great extent a reporting of facts as well as could be expected. Today there is nothing like a clear demarcation between news reporting and opinion and much of America is composed of people who have no mental concept of the difference. Most on the left simply assume that what they believe is incontrovertible while anything said in disagreement is at best an uninformed opinion and more likely deliberate lying.

The average sharecropper with a fourth grade education back in the fifties was more likely to be capable of logic than any of the prominent leftists of today. That sharecropper did not have the luxury of sitting in the shade whining that someone else should come and walk behind the mule because he didn’t feel well. He knew that if he didn’t work the fields no one else would. He knew it as a fact which would not be altered by his opinion.


39 posted on 06/28/2014 6:02:47 AM PDT by RipSawyer (May the force be with you against the farce.)
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To: Ann Archy
Who the hell is this GREASEY, DIRTY, SLOPPY, UNEDUCATED FOREIGNER?

Mr. Katy Perry.


40 posted on 06/28/2014 6:06:39 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (This is known as "bad luck". - Robert A. Heinlein)
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To: Ann Archy

Forgetting Sarah Marshall


41 posted on 06/28/2014 6:12:17 AM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: nickcarraway

I’m wasting my time and giving aid and comfort to the mentally deranged but lets just say the facts; Brand is a brat! His intent is to keep his name in the public in the truism, “The only bad publicity is NO publicity!” The best way to handle them is to ignore them and let them go away. I have little doubt that this dubious character will come to a bad end without better control of his life, so I bid him an unfound adieu from my cognizance!


42 posted on 06/28/2014 6:34:59 AM PDT by SES1066 (Quality, Speed or Economical - Any 2 of 3 except in government - 1 at best but never #3!)
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To: nickcarraway

Well then this idiot should be all for the bombing of brain dead progressives. Because according to this brain dead leach, it will only create more progressives.


43 posted on 06/28/2014 9:14:45 AM PDT by justa-hairyape (The user name is sarcastic. Although at times it may not appear that way.)
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To: nickcarraway

Katy Perry came to her senses eventually..

one more dope on a mission

Russell, call Mom.

your bottle is ready.


44 posted on 06/28/2014 10:02:11 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi - Revolution is a'brewin!!!)
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To: nickcarraway

Dude, it’s a TV SHOW!!!

Flip the channel. Power off.

Fox News will NOT lob bombs into your town, nor send suicide bombers, nor hijack the jet you travel around in.

Get a grip, pal. Drugs are a bad thing.


45 posted on 06/28/2014 10:54:58 AM PDT by joethedrummer
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To: nickcarraway

What will these nuts on the left do with the rise in right leaning media? There is The Blaze, One America News, NewsMax TV and The Next news Network out there. I wish all four outlets could pull their resources together and create one network. But I’ll take what I can get.

Fox News is still decent. But there was a void for more right leaning channels.


46 posted on 07/01/2014 9:05:02 AM PDT by Mozilla
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To: nickcarraway

What will these nuts on the left do with the rise in right leaning media? There is The Blaze, One America News, NewsMax TV and The Next News Network out there. I wish all four outlets could pull their resources together and create one network. But I’ll take what I can get.

Fox News is still decent. But there was a void for more right leaning channels.


47 posted on 07/01/2014 9:05:32 AM PDT by Mozilla
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To: Mozilla

This is yet another example of the pure idiocy of the far left.


48 posted on 07/01/2014 9:06:01 AM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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