[Cross-posted at Crooks and Liars.]
Yesterday's media heroine has to be Patricia Murphy of Politics Daily, who yesterday on Fox managed to make Sean Hannity look like buffoon and a tool. Of course, Hannity does this to himself every day, but Murphy gave it a little extra edge.
First, she flatly knocked down Hannity's little right-wing talking point about Elena Kagan purportedly "kicked the military off campus" at Harvard (she of course did did no such thing).
But the most delicious moment was this one:
Murphy: Let's be really, really honest here. There are members of the Tea Party -- it's a tiny, tiny minority -- members of the Tea Party, and I've seen them, who compare President Obama to Hitler. I've been there and seen it, I've been on this show --Of course, if you go back and look at that clip now, it's worth noting that Hannity did not.
Hannity: I've not seen it.
Murphy: He's been compared to the Khmer Rouge, and to Nazism, while I've been here, this is just common cultural --
Hannity: Whom compared him to that?
Murphy: Tucker Carlson! When I was sitting right here, on this show!
Hannity: [red-faced] Did you disagree with him?
Murphy: I did disagree with him.