Obama’s All-Woman Press Conference

On Friday, President Obama held his end-of-year press conference before heading to Hawaii for a vacation over Christmas. What took place then was almost certainly unprecedented: Every question he answered came from a female reporter. He called on only female reporters. Naturally, Fox News and the right wing blogosphere went into full freakout mode.
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How Glenn Beck’s Predictions Are Like a Fake Psychic

Glenn Beck has repeatedly claimed to be a prophet, saying that virtually everything he has ever predicted has come true. On his radio show this week he showed how he does this and it’s just like a “psychic” does a cold reading — make a huge number of vague claims that can be made to fit virtually any situation.
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Obamas Talk About Racism, Right Freaks Out

The president and first lady gave an interview to People magazine in which they shared some of their experiences with racism, both overt and subtle. Judging from the reaction of the right wing, you’d think they came out dressed as Malcolm X and shouted “death to whitey!” rather than giving a few examples of implicit racism.
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Beck: I’m the Real Victim of Persecution!

Samuel L. Jackson recently made a video urging his fellow celebrities to speak out against racism and violence by the police. That was enough to send Glenn Beck into a fit of red-faced rage, declaring himself to be the real victim of persecution and discrimination because he’s a Christian (well, Mormon; close enough).
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