Oh man is this refreshing. Just look at what White House Communications Director Anita Dunn had to say about Fox News in an interview on CNN this morning.
Fox News “is more a wing of the Republican Party” than an objective news organization.
“The reality of it is that Fox News often operates almost as either the research arm or the communications arm of the Republican Party.”
Fox News is “opinion journalism masquerading as news.”
“They’re widely viewed as part of the Republican Party. Take their talking points, put ’em on the air.”
“If you were a Fox News viewer in the fall election, what you would have seen would have been that the biggest stories and the biggest threats facing America were a guy named Bill Ayers and something called ACORN.”
“Let’s not pretend they’re a news network the way CNN is.”
No, let’s not pretend.
Personally, I don’t see anything wrong with “opinion journalism” — I guess that’s sorta what I practice. But unlike FOX News, I’m honest about it.