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By Nicholas Fondacaro | April 18, 2016 | 10:50 PM EDT

This is the Republican convention in the third district of Georgia, south and west of Atlanta, where many Donald Trump supporters say the fix was in, stated CNN reporter Gary Tuchman. Tuchman’s report came during Monday’s Anderson Cooper 360, where he was covering what happens during the election of state delegates. The report didn’t even try to be balanced and ultimately painted the process as shady and unethical. 

By Kristine Marsh | April 18, 2016 | 10:09 PM EDT

A new poll revealing that Americans overwhelming distrust the mainstream media was unveiled Monday, confirming the biased reporting over at the big three networks has become appallingly apparent to most people. Fox News contributor and Townhall editor Katie Pavlich was a guest along with Juan Williams on The O’Reilly Factor, where she explained how the media’s “agenda” on issues like Ferguson and the Clintons has played a huge part in why the public doesn’t trust the media anymore.

By Tom Johnson | April 18, 2016 | 9:27 PM EDT

Confirmation, HBO’s new “fact-based dramatization” of the October 1991 Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill clash, reminded Jill Abramson, a former New York Times Washington bureau chief, managing editor, and executive editor, of “more recent congressional proceedings” that featured both “a lone woman witness” and copious Republican misogyny.

“Hillary Clinton was the star of this show trial, the Benghazi hearings last fall,” wrote Abramson in a Friday column for the U.S. edition of the liberal British newspaper The Guardian. “Both sets of hearings were billed as fact-finding exercises, but turned out to be poisonous displays of partisanship. The Republican attack machine was turned, full force, on both witnesses. With stoicism and poise, both Hill and Hillary withstood the onslaught to fight other, more important battles.”

By Jack Coleman | April 18, 2016 | 9:14 PM EDT

There are fewer more sacred cows in entertainment than rock singer and indefatigable do-gooder Bono, but over the weekend he sustained a well-deserved skewering courtesy of Bill Maher.

On his HBO show Friday night, Maher cited testimony from the U2 singer before a congressional panel on the subject of "Combating Violent Extremism," more accurately known as Islamic fanaticism.
 

By Tom Blumer | April 18, 2016 | 7:19 PM EDT

Longtime readers know that if the current stagnating economy were occurring during a Republican or conservative presidential administration, the press would be searching high and low to find a "respected" economist or analyst forecasting the beginning of an economic contraction while screaming that a recession is just around the corner. Instead, the business press has stuck to saying that "most economists" are predicting a first-quarter economic growth result of under an annualized 1 percent.

Well, on Friday, a major firm released the first official projection of contraction I've seen — and yes, the press has failed to notice it. But it's understandable, because the circumstances make one wonder if the firm involved and its chief economist aren't trying to keep the result as invisible as possible in hopes that the current figure can soon be revised upward.

By Edgard Portela | April 18, 2016 | 6:38 PM EDT

One of the hosts of Univision’s morning show, Karla Martínez, told viewers she’s "praying" for the success of Obama's sweeping executive actions on immigration. 

By Geoffrey Dickens | April 18, 2016 | 6:10 PM EDT

When it comes to softball questions Bernie Sanders has had his fill from cable and network hosts alike but they’d all be hard-pressed to top Comedy Central’s Larry Wilmore’s slow-pitch to the socialist senator when he asked: “Are you Jesus?” 

By Daniel Garza | April 18, 2016 | 5:36 PM EDT

Some $25 million in donations to the Clinton Foundation, hosting fundraisers and contributing over $5 million of his own money so far to Hillary Clinton’s super PAC, Priorities USA Action, along with pro-Hillary tilted Univision coverage of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign are apparently not enough for Hillary super-fan and Univision Chairman, Haim Saban.

By Scott Whitlock | April 18, 2016 | 5:30 PM EDT

CBS’s The Good Wife on Sunday took some gratuitous shots at the United States, referring to America s the “land of guns and gangs.” A Canadian justice of the peace lectured: “I'm only remarking now as a Canadian citizen. It would be better if our neighbors from the south would try to emulate the freedoms we enjoy here, with no surveillance and with our superior health care system.”

By Curtis Houck | April 18, 2016 | 5:16 PM EDT

A frequent guest on now-cancelled MSNBC program The Ed Show, The Nation’s national affairs correspondent John Nichols appeared on MSNBC Monday afternoon and proclaimed that Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz “is no more attractive to the Republican establishment” than Donald Trump and “maybe less” so since he’d do worse geographically.

By Alexa Moutevelis Coombs | April 18, 2016 | 5:05 PM EDT

ABC's Once Upon a Time aired a lesbian kiss last night to much fanfare and excitement from the LGBT crowd and producers said its inclusion in a show popular with kids was "important." 

By Randy Hall | April 18, 2016 | 4:37 PM EDT

In a Huffington Post article on Monday, actor and liberal activist Danny Glover lunged at New York Times columnist Paul Krugman for his “one-man war against Bernie Sanders” “in column after blog post after column,” especially when he went “over the edge” in an article on Friday.

“It is interesting that he has chosen to repeatedly smear Bernie, ad nauseum, rather than try to promote qualities about Hillary Clinton or her record,” Glover stated before noting that Krugman “really owes Bernie and his millions of voters and supporters an apology” for his most recent column.

By Mairead McArdle | April 18, 2016 | 4:15 PM EDT

Fake hate crimes and insults keep popping up in discussions about the most controversial issues of the day, and the media does little to investigate and separate the real from the staged.

A transgender North Carolina University student spread a false claim all over social media that the University of North Carolina College Republicans threw insults at him in a Facebook discussion about House Bill 2, the state’s new law requiring transgenders to use the bathroom corresponding with the gender on their birth certificate. 

By Mairead McArdle | April 18, 2016 | 3:48 PM EDT

Saturday Night Live yesterday released another of its famous fake movie trailers, but this one garnered a few more down votes on Youtube than usual.  

“God is a Boob Man” pokes fun at the trailer for God’s Not Dead 2, released on April 1. 

By Matthew Balan | April 18, 2016 | 2:50 PM EDT

CNN's Chris Cuomo hounded Bernie Sanders on Monday's New Day over his opposition to litigation against gunmakers and dealers. Cuomo spotlighted the lawsuit by some of the families of the Newtown shooting victims and wondered, "Why did you give such a quick no on...whether or not they should be sued?" Cuomo pressed him again about the Newtown case specifically: "Do you think they should be able to sue?...many people said you were on the wrong side of that issue."