Andrea Tantaros, the utterly charming Fox News commentator and talk show personality who recently said that conservatives should punch anyone who voted for President Obama in the face, is predictably back on our radar, this time accusing MSNBC of focusing on rape in the military too much when there are clearly more important things to cover, like the bogus IRS “scandal.”
On the The Andrea Tantaros Show on Tuesday, the host wondered aloud,
What are they the place for breaking? Breaking wind? Breaking what? I mean, what are they doing over there? Sex crimes in the military, they are a real issue. There’s no doubt about that. I’m not going to just poo-poo it. What baffles me, though, is the way they prioritize these issues, the timing and tone of this. Why is MSNBC devoting time to this issue? There are so many other issues to deal with.
After her co-host accused MSNBC of being “on this sexual assaults in the military basically all afternoon, every day for weeks,” Tantaros added,
Yeah, you’re right. I mean, it’s the way that they prioritize these things. It’s unbelievable what they consider to be priorities. And by ‘them,’ I mean the administration and MSNBC because they are the same thing. MSNBC is an arm of the administration.
But, alas, the two Fox News boneheads are dead wrong. We know you’re shocked.
From The Raw Story:
A Media Matters analysis of Tuesday’s cable news coverage found that MSNBC devoted 1 hour and 21 minutes to sexual assaults in the military, while spending 1 hour and 13 minutes on the IRS hearings. Fox News spent almost 4 hours on the IRS hearing and less than 14 minutes on sexual assaults in the military.
Listen to the audio here: