Good News Vs. Private Conversations
January 18th, 2018 2:55 PM
WASHINGTON — Last week the headlines should have abounded with the year's good news. It was the economy: gross domestic product was up some 3 percent and, for the last quarter, nearly 4 percent; unemployment was down to a 17-year low, with black unemployment at the lowest level since such statistics were compiled. The stock market was soaring, up some 40 percent since Donald Trump…
NYT 'News' All Out on Trump ‘Racism’: ‘America Prefers White People'
January 16th, 2018 9:35 AM
The front of the National section in the New York Times took full advantage of President Trump’s vulgar comment about life in Haiti to accuse him of racism, felicitously timed to appear on Martin Luther King Day. Reporter Sabrina Tavernise’s full-page article was headlined “In Trump’s Remarks, Black Churches See a Nation Backsliding.”
Morning Joe: 'Tyrannical' Trump Turning America Into 'Real S-Hole'
January 15th, 2018 1:55 PM
After nearly three hours of hyperventilating about President Trump’s purported comments last Thursday describing Haiti, El Salvador, and African countries as “shitholes,” Monday’s Morning Joe brought on author and NBC Political Analyst Anand Giridharadas to discuss Trump’s “radical,” “reactionary,” and “racist” comments.…
MSNBC's Rubin Slams GOP Guest As 'Inhumane Beast,' 'Raised by Wolves'
January 14th, 2018 3:37 PM
On Sunday's AM Joy on MSNBC, as frequent guest Jennifer Rubin was finally being credited as an "MSNBC political analyst," the alleged "conservative" Washington Post columnist demonstrated that she will continue to use her new MSNBC contributor status to deliver liberal analysis as she demonized a Republican guest by asking her if she is an "inhumane beast" who…
'Hardball': GOPers Are ‘Sniveling,' 'Pathetic' 'North Korean Soldiers'
January 12th, 2018 11:15 PM
'When they go low, we go lower' must have been the mantra for Friday’s Hardball as host Chris Matthews and his opening set of guests denounced Republicans as “North Korean infantry men” led by “racist” President Trump, “sniveling and supine” Ben Carson, “decorative” African-Americans, and “pathetic” House Speaker Paul Ryan.
Johnson: 'Terrorist Sympathizer' Trump Is Danger' to Minorities
January 12th, 2018 7:28 PM
On the Thursday edition of MSNBC's All In, The Root's politics editor and MSNBC contributor Jason Johnson demonstrated how difficult it is for liberal commentators to settle for giving sober criticism and avoid going into over the top hysterics when when reacting to President Donald Trump making incendiary comments that are actually worthy of rebuke. During a…
Jimmy Kimmel: Trump's 'S***hole' Comment Shows He Is Racist
January 12th, 2018 7:01 PM
On Thursday night, ABC late-night host Jimmy Kimmel continued his new role as a senior propagandist for the Democratic Party, this time accusing the President of being a racist.
Brinkley: 'Heart of Stone' Trump Most Racist Since Woodrow Wilson
January 12th, 2018 12:41 PM
On Thursday's CNN Tonight, during a discussion of President Donald Trump reportedly using incendiary language to refer to Haiti and other Third World countries, CNN presidential historian Douglas Brinkley declared that Trump is "the most racist President since Woodrow Wilson," and suggested he might even be worse.
Colbert Jokes U.S. Is Real ‘S***hole’ Country Since Trump Is President
January 12th, 2018 12:21 PM
Editor's note: This post contains explicit language. At the top of his Thursday monologue on The Late Show, far-left comedian Stephen Colbert appeared to insinuate that African countries, El Salvador, and Haiti aren’t “shithole countries” as alleged by President Trump but the United States of America is the real “shithole” since Trump’s our President.
Morning Joe: ‘Evil’ Nazi-Lover Trump Wants ‘Aryan’ Immigration Policy
January 12th, 2018 12:11 PM
On Friday’s Morning Joe, the show’s liberal pundits could not contain their shock and horror at yesterday’s news that President Trump allegedly called Haiti, El Salvador, and several African nations “shithole countries.” While co-host Joe Scarborough saw the incident as more evidence that Trump is “in the early stages of dementia,” guest panelist Donny…
CNN Unloads: Trump's 'S***hole' Quote Shows He's Clearly 'Racist'
January 11th, 2018 8:29 PM
On Thursday’s The Situation Room, CNN analysts and correspondents brought out the long knives for President Trump after his disturbing and startling comments about certain countries being “sh***holes,” using it to bludgeon home the notion that Trump is “racist” and “inject[ing] a lot of poison” into the immigration debate.
Maher Demonizes Ryan & Satan-Dog 'Child' Cruz, Sucks Up to Al Gore
January 17th, 2016 2:29 PM
On Friday's Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO, Senator Ted Cruz and House Speaker Paul Ryan were the two Republican figures who were most on the receiving end of host Maher's vitriol as he derided Cruz as the "child of Satan and a dog," and asserted that both men have a "punchable face."
By contrast, when former Vice President Al Gore appeared as a guest to promote…
AP Deliberately Captions Palin Haiti Photo to Cast Her As Self-Conscio
December 15th, 2010 10:55 AM
Maybe we need to add the word "Palinography" to the dictionary. Its definition would be: "The process of preparing news photographs and accompanying captions about Sarah Palin in a deliberately negative light."
One example many will likely remember involved the amateurish wire service shoes-and-calves-only photos frequently seen during Palin's vice-presidential run.…
Sean Penn Blames Media for Failures in Haiti Recovery
July 12th, 2010 11:55 AM
Appearing on Monday's CBS Early Show, actor Sean Penn described ongoing relief efforts in Haiti following January's earthquake and condemned the media for its lack of coverage of the disaster beyond the initial weeks: "I think that the media has played an enormous part in the failures that are still going on today and the recovery here and the relief operations."Those comments from Penn…