Tuesday Links and Open Thread

  • The Five video: Restraining orders to clueless comic.
  • Monday’s numbers: Maddow-Hannity-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Sarah Westwood to CNN.  No crawl at all.  CNBC in Abu Dhabi.
  • Pig out: Activist’s boycott backfires as Laura’s ratings soar 20%.
  • Athey: CNN airs mythical ‘pee tape’ claim 77 times over five days.
  • Is the Hannity/Cohen flap baaaaad…or less than meets the eye?
  • The Five video: The  Dershowitz chides Sean.
  • Ed Schultz resurfaces.  Lemon impugns honesty of pro-Trumpers.
  • Friday’s numbers: Laura-Lemon-Hannity 1-2-3.  Weekend numbers.
  • Somerby: When an attorney sent Brian Stelter ‘to the fainting couch‘.

Updated 5:52 pm  Use our valuable bandwidth to post your cable news comments in today’s open thread.