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By Mike Ciandella | | May 31, 2016 | 2:28 PM EDT

Despite Trump being the only candidate remaining in the GOP race, his supporters accounted for only 12 percent of all participants (9 out of 77 total) in roundtable discussions on Sunday shows from May 8 to May 29. A staple of Sunday political shows, the roundtable discussions give a chance for pundits from across the political spectrum to voice their concerns and opinions about the political news of the day.

By Melissa Mullins | | May 31, 2016 | 2:17 PM EDT

Frank Huguenard, a Huffington Post freelance writer, wrote a story on Sunday titled, “Hillary Clinton to be Indicted On Federal Racketeering Charges.” Only one problem – after the piece was published on the leftwing site it suddenly vanished.  What was supposed to be Huguenard’s story was now replaced with one of those annoying “404” Error screens.

By Maggie McKneely | | May 31, 2016 | 2:16 PM EDT

Here’s something new: gay people gaining media attention for saying that they don’t get enough media attention. Twin singer-songwriters Tegan and Sara, best known for their song “Everything is Awesome” from The Lego Movie, have been in the music industry for almost 20 years, predominantly as cult indie artists with a few dedicated fans. But after the release of their last album in 2012, Heartthrob, they were propelled into the mainstream pop world. The album became one of the top 3 in the U.S. and Canada, and the duo performed on tour with both Katy Perry and Taylor Swift. 

By Geoffrey Dickens | | May 31, 2016 | 2:02 PM EDT

They once shared co-hosting duties on NBC’s Today show and now it looks like Bryant Gumbel has joined Katie Couric in being accused of using deceptive editing techniques to attack gun rights. The inventor of the AR-15 rifle, Jim Miller, has attacked HBO’s Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel for misrepresenting “much of what I had said” in his interview for their anti-gun segment aired on the May 24 program. 

By Clay Waters | | May 31, 2016 | 12:55 PM EDT

In her lead story in the New York Times, White House reporter Julie Hirschfeld Davis took on Obama from the left in “Obama Is Pressed to Speed Effort to Add Migrants -- Target: 10,000 Syrians. Lag in Admissions Is at Odds With Pledges as World Watches.” Davis found not a single voice of caution, and not a single mention was made of the sexual assaults by migrants in Germany last New Year’s Eve, while protecting the homeland was portrayed as a mere bureaucratic bother.

By Kristine Marsh | | May 31, 2016 | 10:10 AM EDT

Over Memorial Day weekend, actor Richard Dreyfuss went on a Twitter rant against celebrities who supported Donald Trump. He called Trump “a small dicked prick” and a “manifestly unqualified racist” who had “whores” for celebrity supporters.

By Tim Graham | | May 31, 2016 | 7:44 AM EDT

CNN's Brian Stelter reported early this morning that Yahoo News anchor Katie Couric has posted a statement taking responsibility for the misleading pause inserted into her documentary Under The Gun. That's quite a change from last week, when Couric would only say she was "very proud" of the film and stood by it. The mystery for most people is not that she stood by this blatantly inaccurate editing when it was exposed for everyone to see.

By Tim Graham | | May 30, 2016 | 10:59 PM EDT

President Obama took a few questions from reporters in Japan on Thursday night, about North Korea and then about how leaders at the G-7 summit talked about Trump. Obama said he would grant one more question as a “special bonus,” but when it was about Hillary’s emails scandal and the tough Inspector General’s report, Obama screwed up his face and joked “I take that back. I’m not taking another question.”

Then he refused to answer the question about whether the new report hurts Hillary’s trustworthiness. He claimed “I think those are better directed to the campaign.”

By Tom Johnson | | May 30, 2016 | 10:13 PM EDT

Like almost everyone who has the sense God gave geese, Deadspin founder Leitch thinks O.J. Simpson is an unconvicted murderer. Unlike most of those people, Leitch also thinks Simpson’s acquittal “may have been one of the biggest civil-rights victories” of the 1990s. In a New York magazine review of the seven-hour, 43-minute documentary O.J.: Made in America, which airs in five parts next month on ABC and ESPN, Leitch remarked, “The verdict was just cause for all that national celebration from African-Americans, even if [Simpson] was guilty. Shit, especially if he was.”

To Leitch, the acquittal amounted to partial recompense for the black community of Los Angeles, given “the city’s [history of] scabrous racial politics, from the southern blacks who came to Los Angeles expecting acceptance and discovering something far different, to the Watts riots…to former LAPD chief Daryl Gates’s horrific racial attitudes…It all exploded with the Rodney King riots, which were less about King and more about the seeming impossibility that a black man could ever win anything in a court of law in the city of Los Angeles.”

By Clay Waters | | May 30, 2016 | 4:27 PM EDT

New York Times Paul Krugman once again poked a stick into the Bernie Bros hive with his column “Feel the Math.” Bernie's fellow socialists do not approve of Krugman’s constant attacks on Hillary’s opponent for the Democratic Party nomination, as shown in this fun read from last month on a socialist website, attacking Krugman as “an intellectual bagman for Wall Street and its favored candidate,” Hillary Clinton. He's also extremely confident that Hillary will pull out victory in the California primary, absent "the equivalent of a meteor strike."

By Seton Motley | | May 30, 2016 | 12:40 PM EDT

Our public schools have for decades served not as education facilities - but as social services and indoctrination centers.  From which the average graduate can’t read the diploma they're handed - but they can roll a condom on a banana.  Where people are brainwashed into preferring failed-everywhere socialism over wealth-producing capitalism - but are blithering, blinkered boobs when asked why. 


The late, great comedian George Carlin understood why government does this: “Governments don’t want well informed, well educated people capable of critical thinking.  That is against their interests.  They want obedient workers, people who are just smart enough to run the machines and do the paperwork.  And just dumb enough to passively accept it.”

By Tim Graham | | May 30, 2016 | 9:31 AM EDT

Sunday’s Washington Post Magazine had an anti-Trump cover story. Three Muslim boys and three Muslim girls (all wearing a jihab) appear in their Scouting garb on the cover with the text: “Be Prepared: Muslim American Scouts grapple with the Trump era.”

Throughout the piece, Post feature writer David Montgomery paired apparently outrageous quotes from Donald Trump (as well as Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, and Mike Huckabee) with Post rebuttals with all-American Muslim teenagers in Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. Absolutely nowhere in this ten-page commentary did Montgomery let this political correctness clash with the opposing political correctness in the Scouts: liberals forcing gay Scouts and Scoutmasters on church (and mosque) sponsors of Scout troops

By Geoffrey Dickens | | May 30, 2016 | 8:55 AM EDT

This issue: Journalists are upset about GOPers bringing up Bill and Hillary's past abuse of women, while ABC anchor David Muir wonders if Hillary Clinton is “fighting back hard enough?” Plus, MSNBC panelists say violent protestors against Donald Trump are merely “expressing their humanity.

By Clay Waters | | May 30, 2016 | 8:48 AM EDT

New York Times veteran liberal columnist Nicholas Kristof is usually good for one or two iconoclastic columns a year that make his usual fans petulant and his conservative critics grin. This year the two are on the same subject: Liberal intolerance in academe. His latest column in the Sunday Review is a follow-up to his May 8 surprise, which drew outrage from liberals aghast at the idea that conservative should have a voice in academia, in the name of diversity of thought. On Sunday Kristof confirmed that liberals were prey to the same "cocky...narrow-mindedness" they accuse their conservative opponents of.

By Tom Blumer | | May 30, 2016 | 7:37 AM EDT

On Saturday morning, Tom Johnson at NewsBusters called attention to how Paul Waldman at The Week recently crowed about the Obama administration's supposedly scandal-free record consisting of "only piddling little scandalettes." Waldman's fever-swamp take is made even more hilarious by the fact that he considers George W. Bush's "selling of the Iraq War" a genuine scandal. But somehow, President Barack Obama's selling of the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare — where even the reflexively leftist evaluators at Politifact labeled his core "If you like your plan, you can keep your plan" promise the Lie of the Year in 2013 — must not be a scandal, or is at worst a "piddling little scandalette."