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Ruhle Invites Dem Congresswoman To Fact Check New IRS Agents Claim

August 13th, 2022 10:16 AM

MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle illustrated some bizarre fact checking standards on Friday’s edition of The 11th Hour. She argued that President Biden is fighting inflation simply because Democrats just passed something called the Inflation Reduction Act while also thinking a Democratic politician is a credible source to fact check GOP claims about the IRA’s provision that will lead to 87,000…

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ABC, NBC Promote 'Historic' Democrat Spending Bill, Omit Criticism

August 6th, 2022 11:03 AM

If you watched either the Saturday edition of Today on NBC or ABC’s Good Morning America, you would have come away with the impression that Democrats would spend the voting to improve health care and the environment and reduce inflation and the deficit while Republicans try to stop them. Neither network provided any reason why someone might chose to oppose the bill.

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Nets Mislead on Tax Increase in New Bill to Parrot WH Talking Points

August 1st, 2022 6:59 PM

The networks were ecstatic when Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced his support for the Inflation Reduction Act. So ecstatic, that they seemingly forgot their role as journalists, instead mindlessly parroting White House talking points about the bill despite the Joint Committee on Taxation saying it would increase taxes on people earning less than $400,000, despite the Biden administration’s…

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ABC, CBS Fret WH ‘Nemesis’ Manchin's ‘Crushing Blow’ to Climate Plans

July 15th, 2022 4:23 PM

On Thursday night, Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) told his party’s leadership that he wouldn’t support President Biden’s latest attempt to pass his climate change agenda and other massive social spending proposals, so it was only natural that the liberal broadcast networks bemoaned on Friday that a Biden “nemesis” senator bankrolled by fossil fuels had dealt “a crushing blow” to fighting climate…

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MSNBC's Tur Pushes Biden from Left on Forgiving Student Loans

April 29th, 2022 8:23 PM

On Friday morning, MSNBC host Katy Tur and contributor Geoff Bennett lamented that President Joe Biden is reluctant to spend even more federal money by going along with forgiving student debt -- a move many Democrats hope will boost them with young voters in this year's elections.

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Capehart Accuses GOP of 'Playing Games' Amid Putin WMD Threats

March 19th, 2022 11:21 AM

Math and logic were in short supply on the Friday edition of PBS NewsHour as Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart accused 31 Republican senators “playing games” with aid for Ukraine because they voted against a spending bill in which less than one percent of the money was for Ukrainian aid.

The Deeper and Deeper into Debt We Go...

March 16th, 2022 11:44 AM

In his State of the Union address, President Biden claimed he would, be “the only president to ever cut the deficit by more than $1 trillion in a single year.” While this is technically true, he ignores the fact that the reduction in the deficit will be due to the decreased expenditures associated with COVID-19 relief.

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ABC's 'This Week' Panel Attacks Manchin 'He Represents Plutocrats'

December 26th, 2021 12:17 PM

It’s now been a week since Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) went on Fox News Sunday and tanked President Biden’s Build Back Better bill, drawing audible sighs from the mostly liberal panel on ABC’s This Week. A week later and they still have not gotten over it. They spent the latter half of the so-called “Powerhouse Roundtable” railing against Manchin for not going along…

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CBS Asks if ‘Grown-Up’ Kamala Feels ‘Betrayed’ by Manchin

December 21st, 2021 2:32 PM

On Tuesday, CBS Mornings previewed Face the Nation moderator Margaret Brennan’s exclusive softball sit-down with Vice President Kamala Harris set to air on Sunday. Brennan was shown fretting to the VP about whether West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin was “playing fair” or if Harris felt “betrayed” by his opposition to trillions in wasteful spending. Later, co-host Gayle King…

Editor’s Pick: Daily Wire on Press Asking if Manchin ‘Betrayed’ Biden

December 21st, 2021 10:30 AM

On Monday, The Daily Wire’s Virginia Kruta reported on West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin being “the topic of much discussion at Monday’s White House press briefing, where several reporters from multiple outlets asked press secretary Jen Psaki to weigh in on Manchin’s public announcement that he would not be voting for the Build Back Better Act.” The questions came after “Psaki referred to…

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Glaude: By Killing BBB, Manchin is 'A Kind of Relic of a Previous Era'

December 20th, 2021 7:54 PM

Professor and MSNBC contributor Eddie Glaude Jr. was not happy with Sen. Joe Manchin's announcement that he is a no on the so-called Build Back Better bill, claiming him to be "a kind of relic of a previous era," who is indifferent to people suffering while he lives luxuriously. 

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‘Fatal Blow’: Nets Meltdown Over Manchin ‘Killing’ Biden Agenda

December 20th, 2021 4:38 PM

On Sunday evening and Monday morning, the network broadcasts of ABC, NBC, and CBS were in mourning over the “potentially fatal blow” dealt to President Biden’s radical left-wing agenda by West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, who announced his opposition to proposed massive social spending legislation. Anchors and correspondents were distraught as they described how the White House was “reeling”…

Editor’s Pick: Hot Air on Lefty Host Asking Who’s Really President

December 20th, 2021 10:55 AM

On Saturday, Hot Air’s Karen Townsend reported on frustrated left-wing Comedy Central host Charlamagne Tha God demanding Vice President Kamala Harris tell him “who the real president of this country is”: “She became so flustered with his line of questioning that she told him to not start talking like a Republican....Charlamagne’s interview with Kamala turned ugly when he asked her a very…

Behold NYT Fairness:'Archconservative, Hard-Right' GOP Hates Governing

December 10th, 2021 8:34 PM

In a political climate where the hard-left nature of the Democratic Party has put them historically far behind Republicans in generic polling, The New York Times insisted that it’s the Republicans that are the radicals. Times congressional beat reporter Carl Hulse issued an insult, common from the Democratic-leaning snobs of the press corps in…