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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:
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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
“A progressive Europe—the Europe of sustainable growth and social cohesion—would be one thing. The gridlocked, reactionary, petty, and vicious Europe that actually exists is another. It cannot and should not last for very long.”
Percentage of Americans who say they would have cosmetic surgery if they could afford it:
An upside-down rainbow appeared over England.
Hackers breached Ashley Madison, a website that facilitates extramarital relationships, compromising the private information of millions of users. “This could be a boon,” said one lawyer, “for divorce attorneys.”
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“Shelby is waiting for something. He himself does not know what it is. When it comes he will either go back into the world from which he came, or sink out of sight in the morass of alcoholism or despair that has engulfed other vagrants.”