Geraldo Rivera is bucking the Fox News trend on criticizing the Obama administration’s handling of the death of four Americans at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and is criticizing the criticism. Fox News has been keeping focus on the story, and some of the network’s personalities have taken to criticize the media for ignoring the story. Rivera rebutted the criticism, arguing that it is a “cruel myth” to suggest the deaths of the four Americans killed might have been prevented, and said, “Life is not an action movie.”
Comments: He should be fired. He doesn't belong on Fox News. Let him go over to MessNBC where he will fit in perfectly. Life is not an action movie?? What an irony he should say this since he is the one who always inserted himself into the action in Iraq or Afghanistan.
The "Fox News trend". What a crock. WHERE are the other media outlets on this? WHY is Fox the only one even looking into this? Rivera is and always has been a self-promoting gasbag, so who really CARES what his opinion is? Where's that reporter from Denver who hit such a raw nerve with Obama? He's a rarity, and he puts the rest of the national media to shame, and exposes them for what they truly are: Leftist propagandists. It's not just WHAT the Leftist media report, it's often what they don't report, and this Benghazi matter is just one case of it.
Saw Jerry Rivers on Fox the other night and his whole thing is that no military could have helped the Navy Seals.
Gee... ya think that if the White House and the State Department hadn't decided no to allow more forces there to protect the men...that they would have died.
This is much more than just the fact that the phone calls seeking help were denied. It also has to do with the weeks and months before the attack itself.
See Braveheart...the scene where William Wallace waves the flag in battle while looking at the clansmen on horseback..and waiting for them to aid him in battle...only to have them turn their horses and slowly leave him and his men.
The look on his face was the look on the faces of our Navy Seals as our government..the most powerful in the world..turned its back on them.
Leave no man behind... is just an Obama campaign slogan for a storm. It has nothing to do with our military.
And guess what? The United States military and their families know that Obama and his leftist cronies will leave the military behind.
Gee, Geraldo is in LUV with obama! Surprise, surprise! If FNC had ANY integrity, and they don't, they would send this bottom-feeder back to messnbc ( even they fired him) and let him rail with the rest of the obama-punks over there! And THIS, after giving a big wet kiss to Charles Woods, on camera, whose son was murdered by the feckless-obama administration! Sickening!
If our military had zeroed in on that laser-pointed gun and had blown it up, the Muslim fanatics would have scattered like frightened rats. The fanatics are very brave when then think they have the upper hand, but cry like babies who've wet their diapers when they are confrotned with superior strength.
That's why they switch sides so often. They are cowards who value self-preservation over any doctrine.
The Left are circling the wagons around the Obama administration regarding Benghazi, and the only "attacking marauders" are Fox News and Issa. Jerry Rivers and Juan Williams are Fox's "token" Progressive/Socialists (Bekel is there for "s--ts & giggles". If you ever get the opportunity, ask Jerry Rivers how he inserted himself into the Oklahoma Federal Building bombing and the result. The guys a total facade.
I love being lectured to by this man. In fact I would love to meet him face to face so he could 'school' me about the real world. TV, FOX, and the media in general test my gag reflex on a daily basis, but a big thank you to all the rich people on the right who couldn't figure out how to counter the wall to wall leftist media for the past 40 years. They would have made a lot of money and maybe educated some of the almost 50% 'low information' voters who are owned by pukes like Jerry Rivers.
I rarely express an opinion until I learn from Geraldo Rivera how a story has affected him personally. /s
Clearly the last names of the players in this story shaped his feelings. If the SEALS had been Rodriguez, Tamale, and Piñata instead of Woods and other gringo names (and of course if Bush was POTUS), Geraldo would be so hot that his moustache wax would've melted and he'd be sporting a droopy Pancho Villa.
Jerry Rivers should be careful. He only has a couple hrs a week on FOX. Most ppl I know change the channel when he comes on. He's as unnecessary as wings on a pig. Give Catherine Herridge her own show instead. THAT would be a must see!
Geraldo is one of the prominent Democrat Party moles working at Fox News. Others include Alan Colmes, Bob Beckel and Juan Williams. I know that they're there to provide proof of the "fair and balanced" meme, but with their incessant left-wing partisan ship, I wonder how long it will be before they go the way of Sally Cohn (another obnoxious Dem plant, who seems to have disappeared from the airways).
Fast forward the DVR or change the channel when Jerry Rivers shows his face on Fox. I have no desire to listen to anything he has to say about anything. Same with Juan Williams and Bob Beckel. They add nothing to any serious discussion.
A most excellent suggestion # 22, Catherine Herridge is a true journalist in every traditional sense of the word. Fox will dump the loud mouth egotist Rivers, and give Catherine Herridge her own show and way more time, if Fox wants to put more distance between themselves and the LSM with American people.
Dear Fox, "Fair and balanced" does not mean you have to hire a damn fool like Rivera as counterpoint! This man does not belong on your network and most of us that do watch FNC resent this man in the extreme! Get rid of this guy and bring Glen Beck back you dolts!
Is it blood lust to want to send in appropriate forces to rescue our people? Or is it blood lust to watch in remote while all 30 are slaughtered one at a time? I always turn the channel when Geraldo is on.
I change the channel when I see his smug mug. Bill O'Reilly can control him occasionally. He didn't mind standing there beside the Father of Tyrone Woods as he spoke last week. He is arrogant and self serving and not a good fit for Fox News. Neither is Juan, Shep or Beckel. They all get on my nerves.
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mary Ellen, 11/1/2012 2:42:51 PM (No. 8980187)
If Obama/Clinton really cared about the ambassador and the Navy Seals they would have pulled them out of Benghazi in August when they were asking for help the first time. Obama is a liar and a coward, and Geraldo, you aren't any better with your bluster and bravado. You can't hold a candle to C. Herridge and Jennifer Griffen, or Judy Miller. They're strong women and they're doing a job you cant even begin to understand.
When Geraldo comes on I switch channels. Tooooo rude, crude & emotional. So Jerry thinks it's OK to watch 4 people die in real time then gooo to Las Vagas on AF 1...Sooo Jerry loves the won more than the military....sad...
Poor aging Jerry Rivers. Has no idea that no one, NO ONE, pays any attention to him. He gets muted or turned off absolutely in our house.
Juan. What can I say? He was a novelty after the PBS kerfuffle. Then he was a backboard for Brit. Then Bret. Now he is simply an annoyance. 100% partisan and dumb as a post. Acts like a crazed chihuahua.
I believe that at one time Catherine Herridge thought she would be part of a Fox program. I think she did some on air time, but they felt she was not as warm (and blonde) as others. As I recollect, she sued Fox for discrimination and won, but also kept her job. Anyone else remember this?
I remember she sued due to lack of prime reporting assignments. She dropped it.I think this was when Fox first started and they were young...don't forget Fox News started in 1996. They've came a long way....
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