In declaring his presidential candidacy on Monday, Dr. Ben Carson took the liberal media to task: "You know, the media, the press, is the only business in America that is protected by our constitution....It was because our founders envisioned a press that was on the side of the people, not a press that was on the side of the Democrats or the Republicans....And this is a direct appeal to media: you guys have an almost sacred position in a true democracy. Please don't abuse it."
Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters. In the wake of an attempted mass shooting at a free speech event hosted by the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) over the weekend, on Monday MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts hosted Mark Potok of the far left Southern Poverty Law Center and allowed him to equate them with a “Klan group that decides to hold a cartoon contest satirizing black people.”
[See NewsBusters for more.] After armed gunmen opened fire at a free speech event in Texas on Sunday, all three networks on Monday chided the sponsor organization as "notorious" or "controversial." The American Freedom Defense Initiative created a contest to draw the Prophet Muhammad and while ABC's Good Morning America covered the details of the crime, co-host George Stephanopoulos wondered: "How about the event itself, the organizers said it was organi
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In an interview with Bill Clinton aired on Monday's NBC Today, correspondent Cynthia McFadden pressed him on the scandal swirling around the Clinton Foundation, but she quickly moved on to gush over the "heartwarming stories" of the charity's work in Africa.
Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters. Former CNN anchor Soledad O’Brien appeared on Sunday’s Reliable Sources to add her name to the list of liberals who argue that calling the rioters in Baltimore “thugs” is just “a proxy, is a word we use instead of the N-word.”
Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters. On Sunday’s Meet the Press, Chuck Todd spoke to House Speaker John Boehner about a variety of issues, including the ongoing protests in Baltimore, but found time to press his guest on a variety of lefty issues including money in politics and the role of special interests.
Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters. On Sunday, self-described Democratic Socialist Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) sat down with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos to discuss his presidential ambitions but the This Week moderator fretted that his guest’s campaign could cause trouble for Hillary Clinton.
Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters. On Saturday’s Today, fill-in host Thomas Roberts interviewed Baltimore state attorney Marilyn Mosby about the recent charges filed against 6 Baltimore police office for the death of Freddie Gray and surprisingly pressed her on her qualifications to lead the investigation.
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During an exclusive interview with former Baltimore Mayor and Maryland Democratic Governor Martin O’Malley on Thursday’s edition of The Lead on CNN, host Jake Tapper asked the possible presidential candidate for what he thinks of “conservatives who say, this shows that liberal policies are failing urban America.”