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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
Now that he's at Fox News, the independence of media critic Howard Kurtz suddenly is in question
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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When media critic Howard Kurtz left CNN for a similar gig at Fox News earlier this summer, I was hopeful that he would maintain his independence and not shy from finding fault with any shortcomings that might arise at his new cable TV home.

But alas, the evidence so far is NOT ENCOURAGING:

Fox News' response to the uproar over its religious correspondent's interview with author Reza Aslan [see HERE] is a revealing example of how the network handles criticism by either attacking or ignoring it, and raises questions about how Howard Kurtz, Fox's new media critic, will ...

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