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Why Are Post, NY Times Obits Nicer to Terrorists Than Conservatives?
It’s amazing how nuanced obituaries can be for figures that liberal media types appreciate. The portrait is always complicated. But less so when it’s a conservative. Conservative radio star Rush Limbaugh passed away this week and The New York Times slammed him with an obit about “hate,” “mistrust” and grievances.” The online version featured a sub-headline sliming him as “pushing talk radio to…
FLASHBACK: The Constitution Is, Like, ‘Old’ and Stuff
With liberal journalists, the Constitution seems to go in and out of favor. During the Trump era, it was a beacon to hold the President accountable. Will our journalists speak truth to power with a Democrat in power? History isn’t encouraging. It was just nine years ago this week, on February 7, 2012, that the New York Times declared our Constitution annoyingly “old” and out of…
Will CBS Toss Super Bowl Softballs to Biden (Just Like Obama)?
CBS announced this week that Evening News anchor Norah O’Donnell would be interviewing Joe Biden before the Super Bowl on Sunday. The presidential interview just prior to the big game has became a tradition during the Obama years. Journalistic hacks across various networks tossed softballs to the Democrat.
MSNBC FLASHBACK: ‘I Am a Socialist,’ ‘I Live to the Extreme Left’
Considering how much Lawrence O’Donnell loved Joe Biden’s inaugural address, praising it as “astonishing” and “poetic, we thought it might be a good time to remember who the MSNBC host is and what praise from him might mean. On the November 5, 2010 Morning Joe, O’Donnell lashed out at Glenn Greenwald, dismissing him for being insignificantly liberal.
INSANE Baldwin Called for Murder of GOPers: ‘Kill Their Wives,’ Kids
This week, Americans across the country, and politicians of both parties stood up to condemn the pro-Trump mob who stormed the Capitol, as well as those who incited them. So it’s worth remembering the liberal hypocrisy of people like Alec Baldwin. The Hollywood celebrity is in no position to offer moral lecturing.
FLASHBACK: DiCaprio Panicked It Was ‘Too Late’ to Save Us From Climate
Liberal celebrities and journalists keep telling us that it’s “too late” save the Earth from the coming climate change horror. Well, in this week’s FLASHBACK we found movie star Leonardo DiCaprio worrying that very thing four years ago. The same day, ABC’s Good Morning America used a child as a prop to fret about polar bears and global warming.
FLASHBACK: In 2016, Celebs Rejected Election Results, Media Hyped
While journalists in 2020 are now telling America that it’s time to unify and accept Joe Biden’s victory, it was a very different story in 2016. In December of 2016, celebrities, as well as reporters at ABC, CBS and NBC pushed the “last ditch” attempt by Hillary Clinton supporters to get the electoral college to reject Donald Trump.
FLASHBACK: Four Years Ago, ABC Was Excited Hillary Wasn’t 'Going Away'
If the liberal media didn’t have double standards, they would have no standards at all. Although journalists now are angry that anyone would question President-Elect Joe Biden, ABC four years ago was speculating on Donald Trump being “delegitimized.” The network was also excited that Hillary Clinton wasn’t “going away.” Think they’ll feel the same way about Trump?
FLASHBACK: When the Media Cast Doubt on an Election Outcome
As soon as they declared Joe Biden the winner, the liberal media began to display their impatience with President Trump's legal challenges to the 2020 election result. But four years ago this week, CNN and others in the liberal media took anonymous reports that Russia had interfered in the 2016 election to cast doubt on the legitimacy of Donald Trump’s victory that year.
FLASHBACK: Media’s Gushing Goodbye to Castro: ‘Tears of Sorrow’
It was four years ago this weekend that Cuba’s Fidel Castro was buried. Rather than focus mostly on how repressive he had been, many outlets could not stop themselves from hailing the murderous dictator. Cheering his work on health care and literacy, they focused less on the killing and the jailing. On the December 4, 2016 NBC Nightly News Morgan Radford caught up in the drama…
FLASHBACK: 3 Best Examples of NON-'Unity' From the Left in 2016
Now that journalists and media outlets are telling us it’s time for togetherness and to celebrate the election of Joe Biden, it’s worth remembering what “unity” looked like in 2016. Far left hosts and celebrities weren’t so big on the coming together. On November 9, 2016, Rachel Maddow compared the election of Donald Trump to… the Cuban Missile Crisis: “We've faced crises before as a country.…
FLASHBACK: CNN Guy Who Exposed His Penis Called Clarence Thomas Weird
Thirteen years ago this week, CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin trashed Clarence Thomas as an isolated, “eccentric” weirdo on the Supreme Court. This coming from the guy who, in 2020, would expose his penis during a Zoom call.
FLASHBACK: That Time Joe Mocked Libs Whining About Democracy's End
In 2020, an unhinged Joe Scarborough suffers daily meltdowns about the presidential election. On Wednesday, he suggested you are un-American if you vote for Donald Trump. He suggested this election is an existential threat to the United States as we know it.
It’s Not Just Joe Biden. Remember the Media Squashing THESE Scandals?
Some scandals are more important than others. This week, media outlets are doing their best to contain the fallout from a bombshell story by the New York Post alleging secret evidence of Hunter Biden’s corrupt dealings with a Ukrainian gas company, as well as Joe Biden’s knowledge. Yet, four years ago this week, journalists were doing everything they could to protect former…