Media Spare Biden Bad Press Over Maui Blunders; Savaged Bush in ’05
August 26th, 2023 8:50 AM
The media's kid-gloves treatment of Joe Biden after his inept response to the horrific Maui firestorm on August 8 stands in stark contrast to the withering attacks unleashed against then-President George W. Bush in the wake of the catastrophic Hurricane Katrina back in 2005.
Journalists Love to Politicize Hurricanes, Trash GOP Response
October 1st, 2022 1:30 PM
This week, the residents of Florida endured the wrath of Hurricane Ian moving up through the state. At this time, the damage isn’t totally known, but certainly looks very worrying. In this case, the governor of Florida is Ron DeSantis, a man running in a contentious 2022 midterm election, as well as being a possible 2024 presidential contender.
FLASHBACK: CBS, MSNBC Fretted Trump Was Visiting Victims Too Quickly
September 4th, 2021 12:15 PM
Journalists on Friday announced the imminent departure of Joe Biden to New Orleans to see for himself the damage of Hurricane Ida. On Friday, CBS This Morning’s Stephanie Ramos stressed that Joe Biden was very welcome and would be of help: “There are always sensitivities with these kinds of trips but the president said yesterday that the state's governor encouraged…
Sick Seth Meyers Compares George W. Bush to Serial Killers
May 7th, 2020 10:02 AM
On the late Tuesday/early Wednesday Late Night show on NBC, host Seth Meyers demonstrated that he is so anti-Republican, he devoted an entire commentary to complaining about Democrats who laud former President George W. Bush as they fret over Donald Trump being President in the present. He even made a crude analogy likening praising Bush to praising serial killer Ted Bundy after Jeffrey Dahmer…
Sick: MSNBC Hopes Virus Deaths Will 'Take Down' Trump's Presidency
March 9th, 2020 10:05 AM
Despite the media’s empty words insisting they are not politicizing the coronavirus, they keep doing just that. On Friday afternoon’s Deadline: White House, MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace and Princeton professor Eddie Glaude were practically cheering for more Americans to die from the virus so it could be President Trump’s “Katrina.”
Biased Hackjob: The Worst Moments from CNN’s ‘2000s’ Smear of Bush
July 23rd, 2018 4:02 PM
For some reason, CNN decided that it would air the latest installment of its comprehensive and informative miniseries on recent decades in America history with the 2000s despite the fact that many of the same actors, elected officials, journalists, and TV shows remained relevant into this decade.
Toobin Likens Trump Enforcing Immigration Law to Bank Robbery, Katrina
July 11th, 2018 7:22 PM
On Tuesday's The Situation Room, CNN chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin likened President Donald Trump enforcing immigration law by separating families to both a bank robbery and to Hurricane Katrina as the group discussed HHS Secretary Alex Alzar defending the administration's progress in reuniting children with their parents. And CNN analyst Jackie Kucinich displayed the latest example of CNN…
Morning Joe on Trump's Puerto Rico Visit: He's a Sociopathic Dictator
October 4th, 2017 5:25 PM
On Wednesday’s Morning Joe, both the hosts and the rest of the panel spent a significant amount of time covering President Trump’s visit yesterday to Puerto Rico. In so doing, they repeatedly and shamelessly suggested that Trump was a sociopath who would not help Puerto Rico if its leaders did not bow down to him.
AP: Katrina 'An Example of Urban Inequality, Environmental Injustice'
September 5th, 2017 9:21 AM
The Associated Press couldn't keep race and income out of its coverage of Hurricane Harvey and Houston's recovery from it. Those angles were wholly predictable and tiresome, but the wire service's Juliet Linderman also decided she would tell readers what the establishment press has from all appearances unilaterally and falsely decided should be the conventional wisdom about the impact of…
He Can’t Win: CBS Wonders If It’s ‘Best Time’ for Trump to Visit TX
August 28th, 2017 12:34 PM
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, George W. Bush was hammered in the press for flying over New Orleans and not visiting. On Monday’s CBS This Morning, Gayle King wondered if Donald Trump was being too attentive and if this was the “best time” to visit the disaster area.
NYT’s Alcindor's Hard Left Turn into ‘Environmental Justice,' Racism
August 5th, 2017 11:53 AM
Taking a left-wing angle on “climate change,” New York Times reporter Yamiche Alcindor swerved into radical racial ideas on black victims of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. Alcindor reported from Galveston, Texas, “In Sweltering South, Climate Change Is Workplace Hazard.” The text itself had a more provocative racial activist tone, with unchallenged allegations of racism around Hurricane…
Delusional Gore Claims Media Rarely ‘Connect the Dots’ on Climate
May 10th, 2017 5:12 PM
Using a tired line he’s been recycling since at least 2003, former vice president Al Gore criticized the media’s coverage of climate change — for not blaming it enough.
"Every night on the news is like a nature hike through the Book of Revelation," Al Gore said on May 6, according to The Hollywood Reporter. He had been asked about how the news media reports the issue. Gore said he would "wait…
New Republic Writer: Democrats Too Efficient to Have ‘Obama’s Katrina’
August 28th, 2016 9:02 PM
A major event that would damage Barack Obama’s presidency as much as Hurricane Katrina did George W. Bush’s is a white whale for conservatives, suggests Brian Beutler: They’re constantly, eagerly scanning the horizon for it, but they’ll never see it. Beutler finds it hard to imagine that any Democratic president would have his or her own Katrina, since Dems have made responding to natural…
HuffPost Lovingly Remembers Kanye Trashing Bush as Racist
August 28th, 2016 7:38 AM
As we approach the 11th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the anti-Bush media feeding frenzy that followed, The Huffington Post is offering us "The Definitive of History of 'George Bush Doesn't Care About Black People,'" the splenetic outburst during a live Katrina telethon by that most egocentric of rappers, Kanye West. The HuffPost offered it as unloading a hip-hop Gettysburg Address.