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Yesterday morning Chris Wallace furnished an example of the sort of balance that Fox News brings to its political reportage. To discuss the Obama Administration’s new budget, Fox featured two Republican critics, Sen. John Kyle and Rep. Paul Ryan, followed by bashings from William Kristol, Brit Hume and Chris Wallace himself. As usual, Fox offered a wide sampling of viewpoints—all of them conservative and Republican. The Daily Show is also doing a fine job of tracking our breathless friends at Fox, as shown in this segment from last week:
More from Scott Horton:
Six Questions — October 18, 2014, 8:00 pm
Nathaniel Raymond on CIA interrogation techniques.
Mark Denbeaux on the NCIS cover-up of three “suicides” at Guantánamo Bay Detention Camp
From the June 2014 issue
Number of U.S. congressional districts in which trade with China has produced more jobs than it has cost:
Young bilingual children who learned one language first are likelier than monolingual children and bilingual children who learned languages simultaneously to say that a dog adopted by owls will hoot.
An Oklahoma legislative committee voted to defund Advanced Placement U.S. History courses, accusing the curriculum of portraying the United States as “a nation of oppressors and exploiters.”
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