Christie: US Should ‘Work With’ Syrian Rebels To Find Out Who Can Bring Stability

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New Jersey Governor and Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie said, “we have to work with the rebels in Syria to be able to find out who’s best to be able to bring stability to that country” on Saturday’s “Fox & Friends” on the Fox News Channel. Christie began by criticizing CNBC’s handling of the GOP presidential debate, but argued candidates should be able to handle themselves against CNBC’s moderators. The discussion then turned to foreign policy, Christie said he was unclear on what the goal of President Obama’s deployment of US special forces to Syria, because “once again, this is a president who doesn’t communicate to the nation. He acts unilaterally, doesn’t get buy-in from the American people. … So, I don’t know what the president’s strategy is. Quite frankly, I don’t think he has one.” Christie was later asked who he thinks should be in charge of Syria. He answered, “first off, what I would do is to set up a no-fly zone in Syria, to try to protect those people who are trying to take over their government and oust Assad. You’ve got to try to protect them and give them the opportunity to fight, and we haven’t
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Huckabee: ‘CNBC Utterly Embarrassed Themselves’ In GOP Debate, ‘Bust’ ISIS Supply Lines

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Republican residential candidate former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee argued “CNBC utterly embarrassed themselves” in their handling of the GOP presidential debate and the US should attack ISIS’ supply lines on Saturday’s “Fox & Friends” on the Fox News Channel. Huckabee said that during the CNBC debate, “I was thinking how frustrating it was to be told that we were going to be talking about the economy, about monetary policy, all economic issues. And we thought that was going to be the case because it’s CNBC, that’s their wheelhouse. We also were told there [were] going be algorithms that would be very carefully monitored to make sure that every candidate had an equal amount of time, and it would be balanced. Well, those two things both didn’t happen, and it was a complete disaster, and I think CNBC utterly embarrassed themselves in the manner which they conducted that debate. They went after us in a way that they never go after Democrats, and I do believe this, it united Republican candidates on that stage. So, maybe there was a benefit to it after all.” Huckabee added that the RNC “absolutely” did the right thing by cancelling its debate with NBC. Regarding
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Halloween Box Office Bloodbath: Everything Flops, ‘Steve Jobs’ Doornail Dead

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For the second weekend in a row, every new release at the American box office bombed, and did so spectacularly. This weekend, Sandra Bullock’s latest wide release, the $28 million “Our Brand Is Crisis,” sunk like a rock with just $3.3 million. The political dramedy was produced by that box office kiss of death we call George Clooney, and ranks as the worst opening weekend of Bullock’s career. Bradley Cooper’s “Burnt” is itself toast, grossing just $5.1 million on more than 3000 theatres. Even horror flopped this Halloween weekend. Paramount’s “Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse” opened on 1500 screens and (inset zombie joke here) grossed just $1.5 million. All the talk that awards season contender “Steve Jobs” would be kept alive by word-of-mouth proved horribly untrue. After a humiliating $7.3 million opening, the biopic collapsed 65% in its second weekend to gross just $2.5 million. By Monday the Seth Rogen film will sit at just $14 million, or tens of millions of dollars from break even. In the crucial days leading up to the wide release, “Steve Jobs” star (and box office insurance) Rogen launched an obscene, racially-laced attack on Republican Ben Carson. How bad have the last two
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Embattled ESPN Closes Grantland: ‘We’re Getting Out Of the Pop Culture Business’

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According to the left-wing cable news network, CNN, with the announcement that it is closing its Grantland website, ESPN is “getting out of the pop culture business.” This is probably a head-fake on ESPN’s part. For years the sports network has been weaponizing itself into a left-wing juggernaut aimed at the 100 million or so homes that carry the sports channel. Over the last year or so, ESPN has lost more than 3 million subscribers. Former-fans are becoming increasingly dismayed by the network’s relentless politicization of everything, including sports. The politics-free oasis that once was sports is now a breeding ground for ESPN’s attacks on gun owners, Christians, Conservatives, believers in traditional marriage, and anyone opposed to the horrors of left-wing feminism. ESPN is almost certainly closing Grantland because the left-wing site is a money loser and nothing to do with a decision to focus on sports, especially in a presidential election year. Dear America: Keep cutting your cords. It is already having a devastating effect. Bundled cable and satellite is the one-legged stool propping up left-wing outlets like ESPN, CNN, MSNBC, Comedy Central, and MTV. If you want to put ESPN and the rest down for good, and save
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