Hillary Clinton trotted around Ohio Monday with Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren, adding fuel to the speculation that Warren is going to be her VP pick. And like a celebrity couple, the “big three” networks took time to fantasize about the greatness of a Clinton/Warren ticket. “A major new force on the campaign trail, Elizabeth Warren joining Hillary Clinton side by side for the first time today,” remarked NBC’s Lester Holt on Nightly News.
The US Supreme Court dealt a major blow to pro-life supporters Monday, by striking down a Texas law that required abortion clinics to have admitting privileges to a local hospital. But the liberal “big three” networks seemed to tout the ruling on their evening shows, some almost mocking. “Jubilation from the pro-choice side,” ABC’s George Stephanopoulos cheerfully noted on World News Tonight, before switching to a sad voice, “But despair from anti-abortion forces.”
Bill Maher on his HBO show, Real Time, on Friday night, June 24, reacting to the House not conducting any gun control votes after Orlando and comparing it unfavorably to how the British government reacted to the Brexit vote:
[See NewsBusters for more.] NBC news journalists on Monday morning excitedly broke in with a special report to announce a “big win” for abortion as the “very controversial” Texas law had been struck down.
MIGUEL: One of the things that he said was that he had rage, a lot of rage, against Puerto Ricans.
MARIA ELENA SALINAS, ANCHOR, UNIVISION: Why do you not want to reveal your identity?
MIGUEL: The first thing that will happen is that his father is not going to like what I am saying. At all. Second, this criminal group, ISIS, they're going to come after me.
After spending the start of his own CNN show condemning the supporters of Brexit for being ignorant racists, Fareed Zakaria appeared on Reliable Sources to condemn pro-Brexit papers. The disgraced reporter admitted that the media does “tend to be, probably, left of center,” but argued the real bias is that, “the media does have a bias in favor of facts.” Zakaria accused papers in favor of Brexit of using only an emotional argument.