Charlie Sykes: Bill Barr Makes Me 'Gag'—But He's Right About Trump
On Morning Joe, Never Trumper Charlie Sykes praises former Trump attorney general Bill Barr for harshly criticizing Trump, but prefaces his praise by saying, "it takes a healthy gag reflex to accept Bill Barr."
Mika Slow-Claps for Kevin McCarthy Dissing Russian Reporter in Israel
Kevin McCarthy has been the frequent target of criticism by Morning Joe. But on Tuesday's show, praise was heaped on him, with Mika Brzezinski leading the charge, for the strong statement he made, while in Israel, in favor of continuing support for Ukraine.
NY Times Whiners Hardest Hit: DOE Now Believes COVID Lab Leak Theory
The Department of Energy now believes it’s likely the Covid-19 pandemic emerged from a biolab leak in Wuhan, China, vindicating three years of dissenting conservatives who were smeared as not only wrong but racist for advocating a theory about the origins of Covid that is now the official hypothesis of yet another government agency. Yet the relatively sober new coverage belies the paper’s…
Morning Joe Praises Fox News's Defense of Biden Visiting Ukraine
Morning Joe praised Fox News in general, and Brit Hume in particular, for defending President Biden's visit to Ukraine before making a visit to East Palestine. Hume made the point that a president's prime responsibility is the national defense.
NYT Loves FBI: SWAT Teams, Surveillance, Pressuring Twitter All Cool
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…
Scarborough: Compared to Nixon, Trump Takes 'Evil' to a 'New Level'
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'
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…
Joe Scarborough's Sudden Respect For Conservative SCOTUS Justices
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."
Morning Joe: Red Wave 'Gone' Because of 'Political Poison' Trump
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.
Al Sharpton's Sudden Respect for 'Absolutely Heroic' Mike Pence
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.
CNN, Tapper Finally Discover 'Misleading' COVID Hospitalization Number
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…
'Unintended Consequences': NBC Shocked Defund the Police Hurt Lib City
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?
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…
Morning Joe Realizes Mitch McConnell Might Not Be SO Evil After All?
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…