AlterNet's Top 10 Hottest Videos of 2008
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The most popular AlterNet videos of the year are an eclectic bunch. They feature comedians taking on Fox News while on Fox News, as well as comparing George W. Bush's presidency to "Battlefield Earth." There is the incredible documentary footage of police brutality in St. Paul, Minn., as well as other pieces that focused on the lighter side of Election '08. There's footage of Karle Rove almost getting arrested, and an anchorman with the courage to call Bush what he really is. Whether serious or satirical, these are the 10 videos that sparked the most interest on AlterNet this year.
I ripped into Fox News while on a Fox News morning show last week. I thought I'd answer a bunch of questions people had about the incident.
Obama is asked by fawning press, "Are you comfortable?" Meanwhile, Hillary insists she had always planned on getting blown out in 10 straight states.
"... When it first comes out, it sucks, and then in 20 years people say, 'Did I say that sucked? I meant it sucked donkeys..'"
Newly released footage, which was buried to avoid confiscation, shows riot cops arresting and abusing a giant group of people for nothing.
The reclusive billionaire, the mother of Blackwater's Erik Prince, and the drive to fund this year's most controversial referendum.
Is this the first time Hillary Clinton has refused to drop out of a race?
Montel's 17-year-old show was canceled three days after he took Fox to task for overlooking troop casualties in Iraq. Coincidence? I think not.
Think there's no way that John's actually that bad? You haven't seen this list.
How do you spell "double standard?"
That the president was willing to veto this eavesdropping, means there is no threat to the legitimate counterterror efforts under way.