CNN Columnist: Let's Not Use 'Terrorism' For Non-Directed Attacks

August 9th, 2016 10:54 PM
Last month, yours truly, with the help of commenters (and in a supplemental post found here), shredded the idea proposed in a column at that journalists should eliminate the words "terrorist" and, by extension, "terrorism," to describe genuine acts of terrorism committed by terrorists (unless those words are uttered in quoted remarks by interview subjects). Sadly, in the course of…

MSNBC Praises Hillary After Terrorist's Dad Is Seen Near Her At Rally

August 9th, 2016 1:21 PM
MSNBC went into spin mode for Hillary Clinton on Tuesday, after the father of Orlando terrorist Omar Mateen was seated behind the Democrat at a rally in Florida. Stephanie Ruhle replied to the development by stating, "I don't know what I think, but it's definitely noteworthy." Thomas Robert remarked that it was "very interesting," and hyped that it was "certainly a reflection of the Clinton camp…

Tom Brokaw Bemoans 'Fear' and 'Hostility' the Press Helped Create

July 18th, 2016 10:03 AM

On Sunday's Meet the Press on NBC, former Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw seemed bewildered and frustrated that race relations in the U.S. haven't improved as much as he hoped they would by now. Brokaw didn't consider his own network's significant and largely dishonest contribution to this situation during the past nearly 11 years.


CNN’s Tapper Calls Out John Kerry on ISIS Threat and Obama’s Response

July 17th, 2016 3:29 PM
In a rather action packed interview during CNN’s State of the Union Sunday morning, host Jake Tapper grilled Secretary of State John Kerry about the extent of the ISIS threat and the government’s response. “They are shrinking … they are on the run,” Kerry claimed. But in a show of force Tapper countered hard, “Well, with all due respect, sir, I'm not sure that it looks that way to the public,…

Univision Rehashes Islamist Apologia After Nice, France Attack

July 16th, 2016 3:26 PM
Univision finds itself unable, yet again, to suppress the urge to absolve radical Islam in the wake of another terrorist attack. The latest instance in what has become a predictable pattern comes in the aftermath of the horrific Bastille Day attack in Nice, France.

MSNBC Guest: Orlando Attack May Not Be Connected to Terror

July 15th, 2016 6:19 PM
During a discussion on Friday about the recent terrorist attack in Nice, France a guest on MSNBC claimed something absolutely ridiculous. Former United States Intelligence Officer Malcom Nance claimed that both the attack in Orlando, Florida and the attack in San Bernardino, California were not necessarily acts of ISIS terror. He pointed to instances of personal turmoil in the attackers’ lives as…

Luis Gutiérrez aboga por refugiados y control de armas en Univisión

July 13th, 2016 2:45 PM
El congresista invitado con más frecuencia en Al Punto, el programa de asuntos públicos de Univisión, apareció de nuevo esta semana. En esta ocasión, el miembro de la Cámara de Representantes Luis Gutiérrez decidió plantear simultáneamente el caso de la entrada de refugiados sin restricciones a Estados Unidos junto con la cuestión del control de armas.

Thought Police Turn on JLo For Saying All Lives Matter

July 13th, 2016 10:15 AM
Jennifer Lopez “needs to recognize the damage this kind of rhetoric inflicts on communities of color and issue an apology,” scolded Huffington Post’s Cole Delbyck. But what could “Jenny from the Block” have said to get demoted to "Jenny from the Burbs"—to get Delbyck self-righteously tutting, “Two steps forward, one giant step back”?

Luis Gutiérrez Pushes for More Refugees, Gun Control on Univision

July 11th, 2016 6:08 PM
The most frequent congressional guest on Univision’s weekly Al Punto national public affairs show was back on this week. On this occasion, Congressman Luis Gutiérrez decided to simultaneously make the case for unrestricted entry into the U.S. of asylum-seekers, along with gun control.

Charity Single for Orlando Victims Helps Support GLAAD

July 7th, 2016 9:51 AM
In response to the horrific Orlando shooting last month, two dozen celebrities have jointly recorded a charity single to benefit the recovering victims, a Florida LGBT community center ... and gay speech police organization GLAAD.  

Amber Rose: ‘Half of Republican Men Are Gay’

July 5th, 2016 11:34 AM
Half of the Republican Party is gay! Who knew? Amber Rose is the latest loose-lipped Lefty to get her own airspace on VH1, following the announcement of Marc Lamont Hill’s upcoming late-night show. Though technically a model and fashion designer, Rose is best known for being Kanye West’s ex-girlfriend. In preparation for the debut of The Amber Rose Show on July 8th, The Daily Beast interviewed…

Telemundo Goes to Chicago for One-Sided Report on Gun Control

July 3rd, 2016 9:36 AM
Telemundo’s anti-second amendment slant was patently evident in its nightly news coverage of a pro-gun control rally in Chicago, led by House Democrats and their allies in the Windy City.

Hey Media: Another Nightclub Shooting, This Time No Massacre

July 1st, 2016 3:05 PM
A man with a concealed carry permit in South Carolina prevented a massacre in a nightclub. But this example of the Second Amendment saving lives hasn’t garnered media interests. According to a report on The Federalist, “A man with a concealed carry license stopped a shooter after the latter opened fire on a crowd of people at a nightclub in South Carolina early Sunday morning.”

Angry Anti-Gun PR Flack Slams 'Trolls' at NewsBusters for Exposing Her

June 26th, 2016 7:49 AM
Washington Post media blogger Erik Wemple took up a NewsBusters post on Thursday: “NPR issues large correction about stay-at-home mom/gun-control activist.” Wemple wrote “NewsBusters, the very vigilant group that monitors the mainstream media for lefty bias, appears to have pushed NPR toward this step.” But the really jaw-dropping part of the piece was Wemple’s interview with Shannon Watts, the…