[See NewsBusters for more.] Tom Coburn wasn’t having any of Chuck Todd’s bias. The former Republican Senator appeared on MSNBC, Thursday, to discuss Hillary Clinton’s speech on the so-called alt-right movement.
JORGE RAMOS, ANCHOR, UNIVISION/FUSION: If the Republican Party doesn't make peace with Latinos on immigration first and then on other issues, they're going to lose them and they're going to lose - they're going to lose the power for many, many generations from now.
JORGE RAMOS, ANCHOR, UNIVISION/FUSION: …No, Trump hasn’t changed. And to prove that, take a look at this xenophobic and anti-immigrant ad.
AD NARRATOR: Donald Trump’s America is secure. Terrorists and dangerous criminals: kept out. The border: secured. Our families: safe. Change that makes America safe again. Donald Trump for President.
[See NewsBusters for more.] The networks on Thursday erupted as Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton a “bigot.” But these journalists didn’t appear outraged as the Democrat called out the businessman’s “hate.” On CBS This Morning, Norah O’Donnell trumpeted, “Donald Trump is taking name calling new a new level.
Back in 2008 the “Big Three” demanded to know all they could about Republican nominee John McCain’s health, but now it’s Hillary Clinton’s health that’s in the spotlight and the networks want little to do with it.
NBC seems to of have enough of the political scandal which involved an apparent pay-for-play scheme between the Clinton Foundation and the Hillary Clinton’s State Department. During Wednesday’s NBC Nightly News the network failed to mention the scandal at all, even though competitor CBS found new connections.
More in the cross-post on the MRC's NewsBusters blog.
The broadcast networks spent Tuesday and Wednesday portraying the Clinton Foundation scandal as just another Republican attack line against Hillary Clinton. The morning and evening newscasts on NBC, ABC, and CBS all followed the same script, repeatedly declaring the scandal to simply be the latest “line of attack” from Donald Trump.