War on Terrorism
The Aukus Treaty, 30 Years of Calm?
Washington -- One of the unsung prophets of Aukus last week was the great British historian Andrew Roberts, who soon will be recognized throughout the English-speaking world as the man who has attempted to retrieve the reputation of King George III from the sneers of ... well, of people like me. His biography of George III will come out in early November, and of course, I have not had a chance…
Pathetic Late Night Blames 'Nativist' 9/11 Response for Rise of Trump
On Tuesday's installment of NBC's Late Night, host Seth Meyers, who is allegedly a comedian, welcomed hard left journalist Spencer Ackerman onto the program to ponder how 9/11 led to Donald Trump getting elected president.
Morning Joe: Wash Post Book Critic Laments Post-9/11 ‘Blood Lust’
Appearing on MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Friday, Washington Post book critic Carlos Lozada chose to remember September 11th by scolding America for succumbing to “fervor and blood lust” while fighting the war on terror in the two decades since the attack. His way of marking that tragic day was to accuse the nation of racism and following its “lowest impulses.”
Doocy Throws Down With Psaki Over Leaving People Behind in Afghanistan
With a week off from the briefing room (having switched off with colleague Jacqui Heinrich) and the Labor Day weekend, Fox’s Peter Doocy returned Wednesday with plenty of questions for Jen Psaki about the Americans stranded in Afghanistan, the Taliban government having more people on the FBI’s Most Wanted List than women, and if engaging with them means they’ll be granted global legitimacy.…
Joy’s Week of Hate: Fox Is al-Qaeda, GOPers Like Death, TX Loves Rape
MSNBC’s The ReidOut host Joy Reid had a pretty interesting time this week as her days and days of being Jalalabad Joy for the Biden administration on Afghanistan were rewarded with the end of the 20-year war and Texas’s new abortion law went into affect, so he had plenty of material to spew hatred and incite her viewers. Among the takes Reid offered, she compared Fox News…
YIKES: Psaki Snaps at Pro-Life Catholic Reporter Over TX Abortion Law
Along with the decline of Afghanistan questions continuing into Thursday’s White House press briefing with only 13 being asked, the Texas abortion law gave the liberal media an off-ramp to drop that humanitarian and security disaster as they dedicated roughly 29 questions to defending the left’s rabid support for murder. But when it came to EWTN White House correspondent Owen Jensen standing…
Dowd Cheers Biden, Claims U.S. is 'Safe Haven for Terrorists'
On Monday's Deadline: White House on MSNBC, frequent guest Matthew Dowd was again oozing praise for Joe Biden over the President's Afghanistan failures as the former ABC analyst also hyperbolically claimed that, like Afghanistan, America is also a "safe haven for terrorists."
Michael Moore ‘So Proud’ of Biden Afghan Debacle: ‘We’re All Blessed'
After the last U.S. troops were pulled from Afghanistan, America-hating documentarian Michael Moore got a hero’s welcome Tuesday on MSNBC’s The Beat with Ari Melber. Moore, in turn, treated President Joe Biden like a hero, saying he is “so proud” of him and “we’re all blessed” to have him as our president.
Tag-Team: Heinrich, Ramos Grill Psaki Over Biden’s Afghan Call
The continued decline of substantive Afghanistan questions continued on Wednesday’s edition of The Psaki Show with a shift towards the coronavirus and Texas’s abortion law, but ABC’s Stephanie Ramos and Fox’s Jacqui Heinrich kept up the heat with questions for Press Secretary Jen Psaki on the embarrassing collapse of the country following a two-decade war. Specifically, they honed in on a…
NewsBusters Podcast: Media Hang Tough on Afghanistan, But Can It Last?
With a torrent of news to discuss about the disastrous U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, weekday evening/Sunday morning analyst Nick “Night Train” Fondacaro and I had plenty to talk about on Wednesday’s episode of the NewsBusters podcast. We first dove into litany of liberal journalists that have provided admirable and stinging coverage holding the Biden administration to account on…
BOMBSHELL: Ex-Deputy SECDEF Claims Drone Told To STAND DOWN in Kabul
UPDATE: Jennifer Griffin of Fox News reports that the official spokesperson for the Department of Defense denies this incident ever happened. We will continue to monitor this story.
Univision aired a bombshell allegation in the midst of its coverage of the United States'…
Psaki Runs into Buzzsaw of Journos After Biden Ducks Afghan Questions
President Biden stuck to form Tuesday by refusing to take questions after his speech on the end of the war in Afghanistan, so they fell to Press Secretary Jen Psaki and she found a cadre of reporters who were loaded with queries on topics such as Biden’s “angry” tone, Biden checking his watch during Sunday’s dignified transfer or remains, blaming Americans for not getting out in time, and…
FDR vs. JFK vs. JRB
In his address to Congress on Dec. 8, 1941, following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Roosevelt said: “… we will not only defend ourselves to the uttermost but will make it very certain that this form of treachery shall never again endanger us. Hostilities exist. There is no blinking at the fact that our people, our territory and our interests are in grave danger.…
Mixed: ABC, NBC Journos Slam Biden While Others on CBS, NBC Go Soft
On Tuesday afternoon following President Biden’s address about the end of the war in Afghanistan, some broadcast network journalists slammed President Biden’s speech as an angry, defiant, and misleading while others fawned over his claims about the withdrawal as “largely a success” and said his firm deadline will be “reward[ed]” by voters.