NYT Loves FBI: SWAT Teams, Surveillance, Pressuring Twitter All Cool

January 2nd, 2023 6:30 AM

For decades the New York Times used the Federal Bureau of Investigation as a symbol of the fears of oppressive government surveillance. The Times has cheerfully tossed all that history aside to engage in knee-jerk defense of the agency -- when it’s Republicans doing the criticizing. Reporters Adam Goldman and Alan Feuer raced to defend the paper’s favorite domestic…

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Scarborough: Compared to Nixon, Trump Takes 'Evil' to a 'New Level'

December 20th, 2022 4:19 PM

On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough quoted Hunter S. Thompson calling Richard Nixon evil "in a way that only those who believe in the physical reality of the devil can understand," says Nixon deserves another look, and that Donald Trump takes evil to "a new level."

NY Times Gets Religion: Embraces Warnock, ‘Who Sees Voting as Prayer'

December 11th, 2022 2:46 PM

Respect for religion reigned over the front page of Thursday’s New York Times, at least the progressive strain, focusing on U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock, the reverend who recently won reelection in Georgia runoff. The Times has found its latest left-wing “rising star,” as revealed in the fawning profile by Katie Glueck, “Raphael Warnock Is a Pastor and Politician Who Sees Voting…

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Joe Scarborough's Sudden Respect For Conservative SCOTUS Justices

November 23rd, 2022 11:36 AM

Reacting to the just-issued Supreme Court decision clearing the way for the IRS to furnish Trump tax returns to the Democrat-controlled House, Joe Scarborough, on Morning Joe, goes on a long spiel hailing the dedication of conservative Justices on the Court for respecting the precepts of "Madisonian checks and balances."

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Morning Joe: Red Wave 'Gone' Because of 'Political Poison' Trump

August 30th, 2022 5:04 PM

On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough and John Heilemann agree that the prospects of a Republican 'red wave' in the midterms are "gone" because of the 'political poison' of Donald Trump. 

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Al Sharpton's Sudden Respect for 'Absolutely Heroic' Mike Pence

June 17th, 2022 8:35 PM

On Morning Joe, Al Sharpton gives "respect" and "credit" to "absolutely heroic" Mike Pence for his actions on January 6th: refusing President Trump's demand that he refuse to certify the election results, and remaining in the Capitol despite the presence of some rioters chanting "hang Mike Pence." By contrast, Lawrence O'Donnell said whoa, whoa don't make him a hero. 

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CNN, Tapper Finally Discover 'Misleading' COVID Hospitalization Number

January 10th, 2022 5:43 PM

For nearly two years, conservatives and Republicans were vilified as conspiracy theorists for raising questions about COVID hospitalization numbers when it came to who was there because of COVID and who just happened to be infected. On Monday, CNN and anchor Jake Tapper finally arrived at the scene to ask the obvious questions after CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky admitted to Fox News that…

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'Unintended Consequences': NBC Shocked Defund the Police Hurt Lib City

December 16th, 2021 8:44 PM

Like a child who’s about to touch the stovetop for the first time, NBC Nightly News was in for a rude awakening Thursday night as they discovered that the Defund the Police movement they supported actually harmed the liberal stronghold of Burlington, Vermont. Correspondent Stephanie Gosk was shocked to discover the “unintended consequences” of cutting the police department’s budget by…

NYT Embraces Pope’s Left-Wing Stance on Migrants: Concentration Camps?

December 7th, 2021 3:21 PM

Jason Horowitz covers The Vatican for the New York Times, a perch he has utilized to make common cause with Pope Francis’s left-wing political stances, especially on refugees. This week he used the latest papal visit to Greece to overload the paper with an enormous amount of ideologically loaded copy, using the Pope’s moral authority to push an open-border ideology – the “religious…

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Morning Joe Realizes Mitch McConnell Might Not Be SO Evil After All?

July 29th, 2021 1:00 PM

Morning Joe has a history of trashing Mitch McConnell, with Joe Scarborough having slimed him as "Moscow Mitch," and even more disgustingly, as "Chokehold Mitch."  But on today's show, Morning Joe went out of its way to praise the once [and future?] Senate Majority Leader for his advocacy of Covid vaccinations. In doing so, Morning Joe acknowledged that hearing praise of McConnell might be…

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Admiring Handiwork: NBC Gawks at Low Cop Morale After Stoking Hate

June 21st, 2021 8:40 PM

As part of their “Future of the Force” series Monday, NBC Nightly News and anchor Lester Holt took a step back to admire their handiwork, gawking at how morale in police departments nationwide was “at an all-time low.” Of course, this comes after the network spent over a year stoking hate of cops, backing the defund the police movement, decrying cops protecting their lives, and…

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Scarborough Pushing Liz Cheney for President: MSM Plan to Split GOP?

May 6th, 2021 1:27 PM

On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough, whom many on the right suspect of having abandoned his conservative roots and gone over to the liberal side, speaks well of Liz Cheney, saying: "people like me . . .  look at somebody like Liz Cheney and say, okay: well, there’s somebody that believes in small government, there’s somebody that believes in traditional foreign policy. Yeah! Sounds okay…

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ABC Now Looks to State and Federal Prosecutors to Get Trump in Court

February 14th, 2021 10:00 AM

Only after former President Trump was acquitted for the second time in an impeachment trial did ABC finally give any form of credence to the Republican argument that the Senate was not the right place to hold a former president accountable. And during Valentine’s Day Sunday, Good Morning America was trying to count the ways and charges Trump could face and the federal and state levels…

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Cuomo Touts GA Election Official He Once Accused of Voter Suppression

January 4th, 2021 10:37 PM

Some of you might remember when CNN's PrimeTime host Chris “Fredo” Cuomo went toe-to-toe last year with Georgia election official Gabriel Sterling regarding the baseless accusations of voter suppression against the black community. In fact, Sterling made Fredo look like such a fool, that the schooling made it into NewsBusters’ top Fredo moments of 2020. Well, Cuomo seemed to have a…