The nation’s two top Spanish-language public affairs shows led once again this week with coverage of Donald Trump’s campaign, with many interesting takeaways and conclusion from both programs. At this point, Univision is about to transform into The Trump Channel, so prevalent is its coverage of Trumpmania.
By Dylan Gwinn | September 1, 2015 | 5:28 PM EDT
Curt Schilling took his suspension from ESPN last week for a tweet that compared the number of Muslim extremists to the number of German extremists in Nazi Germany. However, he’s not taking it lying down
By Scott Whitlock | September 1, 2015 | 4:54 PM EDT
Actor Andrew Garfield, who after two films was dumped from his role as Spider-Man, lamented on Monday how broadly the films were promoted, sneering that he had to appeal to American "bigots." He complained of Sony's marketing for the comic book movies: "The pressure to get it right, to please everyone… it's not going to happen."
By Kyle Drennen | September 1, 2015 | 4:44 PM EDT
Fretting over Hillary Clinton’s ongoing e-mail scandal on Tuesday, MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell wondered when the story would end: “Are we ever going to get out of this cycle? Is she ever going to get out of this cycle?”
By Katie Yoder | September 1, 2015 | 4:28 PM EDT
Parenting is about abortion, according to Yahoo!
Yahoo! Parenting recently published a piece by freelancer Hallie Levine with the headline, “If I Knew My Daughter Had Down Syndrome, I Would Have Aborted Her – All Women Should Have That Right.”
By Matthew Balan | September 1, 2015 | 4:11 PM EDT
Tuesday's New Day on CNN completely glossed over the fact that 150 out of 7,000 pages from the latest release of Hillary Clinton's e-mail from her tenure as secretary of state contained classified information. Instead, John Berman wildly claimed that "as far as I can tell, nothing in here that reeks of illegality in what we're seeing here." Alisyn Camerota wondered, "If there's no smoking gun, when does the e-mail issue go away?" Nia-Malika Henderson even asserted that "in some ways, these e-mails, kind of, help, because there's no 'there' there."
By Dylan Gwinn | September 1, 2015 | 2:55 PM EDT
The Hollywood left appears ready to embark on another product of their variation of the old legal adage, which says: “If the law is on your side, pound the law, if the facts are on your side, pound the facts. If neither the law not the facts are on your side, pound the table.”
Except under the current liberal translation of this adage, it must read: “If neither the facts nor the science are on your side, go make a movie!”
By Jeffrey Meyer | September 1, 2015 | 2:25 PM EDT
Reacting to the murder of officer Darren Goforth, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke told CNN’s Pamela Brown that the “anti-cop rhetoric” being peddled by Black Lives Matter has “fueled” these recent attacks on police across the country.
By Scott Whitlock | September 1, 2015 | 12:56 PM EDT
Atlantic magazine editor Steve Clemons spun Hillary Clinton's use of a private, unsecured e-mail server as the natural, "defensive" reaction to being "under political assault" by people like Ken Starr. The MSNBC contributor exonerated, "We don't know exactly what the rational is, but there was a certain defensiveness that makes a lot of sense when you look back at how under assault the Clintons have been."
By Kyle Drennen | September 1, 2015 | 12:52 PM EDT
With the FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s e-mail scandal ongoing, on Tuesday, NBC’s Today and CBS This Morning assured viewers that the Democratic front-runner was in no “legal jeopardy.”
By Katie Yoder | September 1, 2015 | 11:56 AM EDT
The latest video exposing Planned Parenthood hits at the “heart” of the abortion business – by following the money.
The Center for Medical Progress (CMP) released a ninth investigative video September 1 revealing the “relationship” between Advanced Bioscience Resources, Inc. (ABR) and Planned Parenthood in harvesting aborted baby parts. Among three conversations caught on camera, ABR’s Perrin Larton highlighted a “really weird” loophole that let the government to buy aborted baby parts – and discussed how, during abortion, babies sometimes “just fell out.”
By Scott Whitlock | September 1, 2015 | 11:29 AM EDT
The journalists on Good Morning America allowed that "critics" see Hillary Clinton's e-mail controversy as a "national security scandal." However, Martha Raddatz and George Stephanopoulos didn't allow any of these unnamed "critics" on the show. Amy Robach promised, "Her critics calling it a national security scandal. What her e-mails are revealing about her work and family this morning."
By Jeffrey Meyer | September 1, 2015 | 11:14 AM EDT
On Tuesday, CBS This Morning and NBC’s Today acted as unofficial White House spokesmen and eagerly promoted President Obama’s visit to Alaska in which he pushed his climate change agenda. ABC’s Good Morning America did not cover President Obama’s climate change speech during its broadcast.
By Matthew Philbin | September 1, 2015 | 10:59 AM EDT
The Hollywood Reporter’s calling it “yet another unconventional media move for the president.” You might call it a frivolous distraction for a POTUS faced with an anemic economy, an angry electorate and a foreign policy more or less embodied by the feckless efforts to “degrade and ultimately defeat” ISIS.
While he’s in Alaska flipping the late-second term bird to John Boehner and the Ohio delegation by purging Mt. McKinley of its Dead White Male name of shame, President Obama is going to film an appearance on Running Wild with Bear Grylls.
By Erin Aitcheson | September 1, 2015 | 10:16 AM EDT
Here, finally, is in indication of the kind of impact the Center for Medical Progress’s Planned Parenthood videos might be having if ABC, CBS, NBC et al would stop censoring them to protect the nation’s largest abortion mill.
In the Opinion section of USA Today, Ruben Navarrette Jr., a prominent columnist, member of the Board of Contributors, and self-proclaimed pro-choicer, lamented that his pro-choice stance has taken a pounding in light of the Planned Parenthood videos.