Lou Dobbs Off Air After Multi-Billion Dollar Lawsuit, CNN Calls For More Firings…

Date: February 10, 2021

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“Fox Business has abruptly canceled Lou Dobbs Tonight, its highest-rated show and a prominent platform for one of the staunchest pro-Trump voices on cable news.

The cancellation, reported by the LA Times on Friday, comes just one day after voting software company Smartmatic filed a defamation lawsuit against Fox Corporation, Fox News, and three Fox anchors — including Lou Dobbs — over false claims that Smartmatic technology was used to commit voter fraud.

It’s not exactly clear why Dobbs’s show was canceled. Some media analysts, including CNN’s Brian Stelter, say that despite his ratings, Dobbs was causing trouble for Fox Business even before his lawsuit, reporting that his insistence on repeating Trump’s false claims about election fraud scared off major advertisers. Fox had previously announced that it had been considering changes to its lineups after the presidential election, and said Friday that the cancellation was part of its planned changes.

Citation:
https://www.vox.com/2021/2/6/22269780/lou-dobbs-cancel-fox-business-news

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Know Your Enemy: Panic! In America (w/ the You’re Wrong About podcast)…


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Date: February 10, 2021

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“Episode Summary

Matt and Sam discuss the role of moral panics in America’s right turn with Sarah Marshall and Michael Hobbes, the hosts of the You’re Wrong About podcast.
Episode Notes

Matt and Sam are joined by special guests Sarah Marshall and Michael Hobbes of the You’re Wrong About podcast to discuss moral panics—from tales of rampant Satanism in the late 1970s to the Stranger Danger wave in the 1980s and beyond—and their role in the rise of rightwing politics in America. What do such “Save the Children” stories tell us about the way the conservative mind conceives of morality and power? What do they tell us about American culture and politics? It all builds to a discussion of QAnon and both the promise and problems with empathy.

FURTHER READING AND LISTENING:

Sarah Marshall, “Remote Control: Tonya Harding, Nancy Kerrigan, and the Spectacles of Female Power and Pain,” The Believer, January 1, 2014

Michael Hobbes, “Everything You Know about Obesity is Wrong,” Huffington Post, September 19, 2018

John Paul Rollert, “Going to Extremes: What Acting Taught Me about the Limits of Empathy,” Commonweal, January 27, 2021

Rebecca Jennings, “What we can learn about QAnon from the Satanic Panic: An Interview with Sarah Marshall,” Vox, Sept 25, 2020

Paul M. Renfro, Stranger Danger: Family Values, Childhood, and the American Carceral State, (Oxford University Press), June 2020.

Listen to You’re Wrong About here, support them on Patreon here, and check out their merch here…”

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MWF Pizza Pummel – February 09, 2021…

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Date: February 09, 2021

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Match 1: feinmann VS Boxie Hathaway – 70%

Match 2: Dylan & Cole Sprout VS Nigel O & Tom O – 73%

Main Event:

Match 3: Steve Diamond VS Mick ElGross – 87%

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS:
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Win: Boxie Hathaway Loss: feinmann
Win: Nigel O & Tom O Loss: Dylan & Cole Sprout
Main Event Match: Steve Diamond Defeats Mick ElGross
SHOW NOTES:

Show Referee: Devlin

Location: Antacid City

Steve Diamond vowed to bring Mick ElGross’ defilement of the MWF Championship to an end!

SHOW RATING: 76.666

BEST RANKED MATCH: Steve Diamond VS Mick ElGross – 87%

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Why Biden’s Lies Are Worse Than Trump’s…

Date: February 09, 2021

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“Jack Allison doesn’t miss Donald Trump’s policies or lies. But he does miss the media’s adversarial treatment of the former president. The same media is now white washing Biden, covering up his lies and enabling his worst policies. There are still kids in cages and Biden is offering less money than Trump did. This, ladies and gentlemen, is how you lose a midterm.”

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