Cobertura 'Opción Nuclear' de Univision obvió a Miguel Estrada

April 11th, 2017 11:15 PM
La cobertura brindada por Univision a la confirmación de Neil Gorsuch al Tribunal Supremo de los Estados Unidos logró contarnos un gran cuento sobre la temible opción nuclear, mientras que a la vez logró omitir mención del bloqueo partidista demócrata contra Miguel Estrada en el 2001.

CBS Downgrades Gorsuch to Bit Part in White House Feud

April 11th, 2017 12:08 PM
CBS on Tuesday downgraded the lifetime confirmation of a Supreme Court Justice to a bit story within a report on alleged feuding between White House aides. The swearing in ceremony of Neil Gorsuch on Monday simply became the subtext for Major Garrett to fixate on Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner: “The Rose Garden swearing in of Supreme Court justice Neil Gorsuch offered a tranquil counter point to…

Nets Downplay Gorsuch Swearing In, Ignore Daschle Scolding Senate Dems

April 10th, 2017 9:48 PM
On Monday, Judge Neil Gorsuch became the 113th associate justice to sit on the Supreme Court after he was sworn in by Chief Justice John Roberts. The event was a culmination of many hours of testimony, a damaging filibuster by Senate Democrats, which forced Senate Republicans to use the so-called “nuclear option” to proceed with Gorsuch’s confirmation. But despite all of those historic obstacles…

CNN's Henderson: 'Far Right' Will Be Watching Gorsuch on Supreme Court

April 10th, 2017 3:18 PM
Appearing as a panel member on Monday's At This Hour with Kate Bolduan on CNN to discuss the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, CNN political reporter Nia-Malika Henderson twice used the label "far right" -- a suggestion of extremism seldomly seen applied by journalists to liberals  -- as she predicted that conservatives will be watching to see if Justice Gorsuch makes the kinds…

Wet Blanket ABC Bemoans: Dems ‘Feel’ Gorsuch Seat ‘Stolen From Them’

April 10th, 2017 12:02 PM
ABC on Monday decided that live coverage of Neil Gorsuch’s swearing in was a good time to twice remind viewers that Democrats feel the Supreme Court seat was “stolen” from them. Correspondent Cecilia Vega also ran through a litany of unrelated Trump failures as she reported live from the Rose Garden.

Maher Slams 'Right-Wing A**hole' Gorsuch, 'Cheating' Republicans

April 9th, 2017 3:16 PM
On Friday's Real Time show on HBO, liberal comedian Bill Maher demonized newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch as a "right-wing asshole," a "Scalia clone," and someone who "has never shown any empathy toward a human being" before suggesting that "back alley abortions" might return. He also accused Republicans of "cheating" to get him onto the Court, and of being motivated by racism…

On PBS, Brooks Pines for Trump 'Apocalypse' to Inspire Bipartisanship

April 7th, 2017 10:52 PM
On Friday's regular "Shields and Brooks" segment on PBS Newshour, New York Times columnist David Brooks -- the supposedly more right-leaning half of the pairing -- oddly seemed to wish for some sort of "apocalypse" to beset the Donald Trump administration as he theorized and predicted that some scandal or "grievous blow" to the White House might inspire more bipartisanship in the aftermath. After…

Univision's Nuclear Option Coverage Avoids Inconvenient Miguel Estrada

April 7th, 2017 4:54 PM
Univision's coverage of the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court managed to weave a grand tale about the fearsome nuclear option, while entirely omitting any mention of the partisan Democratic filibuster against Miguel Estrada. 

ABC, NBC Rail Against ‘Partisan’ Republicans for Using Nuclear Option

April 6th, 2017 10:30 PM
In an act similar to that of a whining child, Senate Democrats attempted to block the President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch Thursday. Republicans, in turn, followed through on their promise to execute the so-called “nuclear option” to bring debate to a close and move the nomination forward. In response, ABC and NBC were up in arms that evening. “The Republican leader today…

Liberal Luke Russert Whines Over GOP ‘Stealing’ Supreme Court Seat

April 6th, 2017 3:48 PM
Former MSNBC journalist Luke Russert on Thursday unleashed a series of liberal talking point Tweets about the “unprecedented” effort to override a Democratic filibuster of Neil Gorsuch. Russert, who posed as a supposedly neutral journalist during his tenure at MSNBC, also hit Republicans for “stealing” Merrick Garland’s opening at the Supreme Court. 

Seriously? MSNBC Blames Nuclear Option on Lack of Trump ‘Leadership’

April 6th, 2017 1:30 PM
The partisan journalists at MSNBC proved they have no problem flip flopping when it comes to filibustering and the nuclear option. As the Republicans were voting to change the Senate rules, Thursday, and confirm Neil Gorsuch, MSNBC blamed Donald Trump. Andrea Mitchell lectured, “This is another history-making moment which another White House might have been able to avoid, perhaps with better…

NBC’s Welker Hypes Gorsuch Plagiarism Charges Before Debunking Them

April 5th, 2017 12:11 PM
On the April 5 NBC Today, correspondent Kristen Welker repeated last-minute accusations that Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch had plagiarized – but it wasn’t until after she had gone onto other topics and was wrapping up her report that she mentioned that the person he was accused of plagiarizing had already debunked those claims. 

Misleading: CNN Says Invoking Nuclear Option 'Unprecedented'

April 4th, 2017 1:08 PM
On CNN's New Day Tuesday, anchors Alisyn Camerota and Chris Cuomo said, respectively, that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's plan to activate the so-called "nuclear option" to avert a now-secured Democratic fillibuster of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is "unprecedented" and that "we've never seen it before." While the nucelar option has never been used to…

NY Times Builds Wall of Obstinate Leftism Around Sunday Opinion

April 4th, 2017 10:32 AM
So much for alternative points of view in the New York Times. With the news pages devoted to kneecapping the new administration, one would hope that a few right-of-center voices might at least slip into the weekend opinion sections. But the paper’s Sunday Review section is just as predictably, reflexively leftist. In fact, all you really need to read are the titles and teasers. Just for starters…