The Worst of the Media’s Decades-Long, Antisemitic Hamas PR Campaign
October 10th, 2023 1:58 PM
Mere hours after Hamas militants began their wholesale slaughter of innocent Israelis on Saturday, the media were already gearing up to excuse the mass murder. And while we certainly have seen some appalling takes from these liberal news networks in the past few days, it’s worth recalling that the media have a long and disturbing record of dismissing Palestinian violence against the Jewish…
How’d It Get Published? Daily Beast Pens Fact-Free Smear of NewsNation
September 15th, 2023 12:03 PM
The Daily Beast has always had a reputation as not only a leftist publication, but a contemptuous band of pricks buffered by layers of juvenile smugness. So, it was no surprise when they had writer Joe Berkowitz spend a week watching NewsNation and, on cue, he concluded with a piece dripping with disdain that was so thick he must of forgotten to get basic facts right, including who hosts what…
DARK: NewsNation Displays ‘Countdown’ to Titanic Sub Passengers Dying
June 22nd, 2023 1:29 PM
On Wednesday night, NewsNation producers placed a curious graphic in the bottom right corner of the screen: a timer counting down the hours before passengers trapped in the OceanGate submersible ran out of oxygen.
FLASHBACK: The Media HATED Talking About Hillary's Emails
June 14th, 2023 5:29 PM
If you were watching TV news back at the height of the email saga, you were lectured repeatedly about why nobody actually cared about Clinton’s emails, and why you shouldn’t either. Throughout it all, these journalists and their colleagues could barely contain their indignation that Clinton even was under investigation.
It’s Come to This: Olbermann Is ABSOLUTELY Right (on Cancel Culture)
March 5th, 2021 12:49 PM
So it’s come to this: Keith Olbermann is making complete sense and is absolutely right. Conservatives and independents might find that statement shocking. But the far-left, former MSNBC host blasted cancel culture and declared himself not a fan of wokeness. Appearing with Ashleigh Banfield, the ex-Countdown anchor decried the “draconian” “foolishness” of it all.
Flashback: Journalists Mocked Trump’s Announcement as a Joke
January 19th, 2017 6:55 AM
When Donald Trump announced his presidential campaign on June 16, 2015, the savants in the news media weren’t just skeptical — they were openly disdainful of the man who will be sworn in as America’s 45th President at noon tomorrow. Reporters sniffed that Trump’s campaign was a “carnival show” which threatened to turn the GOP primary race into “a joke.” CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin called Trump a “fool…
CNN Frets Trump Will Treat Press Like Saddam, Omits Their Ties to Iraq
September 16th, 2016 3:24 PM
Speaking of the hysterical outrage machine being turned up to a 10 after Donald Trump’s birtherism statement Friday morning, the pathetic behavior by the media continued into the afternoon as CNN host Ashleigh Banfield and media reporter Dylan Byers worried that Donald Trump and his supporters could undermine the media to the point that the country would look like Saddam Hussein’s Iraq.
CNN Journalists Tout Hillary Clinton's Presser As 'Really Smart Shift'
September 8th, 2016 6:36 PM
On Thursday's Legal View, two CNN journalists played up Hillary Clinton's first press conference in many months. Ashleigh Banfield trumpeted how "Republicans can no longer say, 270-some-odd days since Hillary held a news conference. There is some real strategy to this." Nia-Malika Henderson touted that the presser was a "really smart shift for her....she's able to drive the narrative — drive the…
CNN Gushes Over ‘Excellent,’ 'Great,' ‘Gold Star’ Clinton Foundation
August 24th, 2016 5:38 PM
On the heels of media types like Chris Matthews assuring the American people that the Clinton Foundation is so “great” that his son used to work there, the Wednesday edition of CNN’s Legal View went even further in providing pro-Clinton spin that the foundation has “good governance and accountability” placing it as a “gold star” charity along the likes of Doctors Without Borders and the American…
CNN Hypes Trump Using Obama's Middle Name; 'Post-Fact Check Culture'
August 11th, 2016 6:26 PM
On Thursday's Legal View, CNN's Ashleigh Banfield zeroed in on Donald Trump recently using President Obama's name, including "Hussein." Ali Velshi replied that "we ought not be all that surprised; because...not so long ago, Donald Trump had still not let go of his idea that Barack Hussein Obama is a Kenyan-born Muslim. As a Kenyan-born Muslim, I can tell you he's not one of my people." Brian…
MSNBC Lets Deray Insinuate Cops Have Themselves to Blame for Dallas
July 11th, 2016 6:07 PM
Far-left Black Lives Matter activist Deray Mckesson conducted Monday afternoon interviews with CNN and MSNBC in light of his weekend arrest during a Baton Rouge, Louisiana protest and each went quite differently as MSNBC’s Kristen Welker allowed Mckesson to recklessly blame police for the deadly Dallas shootings because no one would have been in the street if they hadn’t shot black men to death.
Gergen Bristles at Trump's 'Slanderous' Charges of 'Corrupt' Clinton
June 22nd, 2016 8:54 PM
Appearing as a guest on Wednesday's Legal View with Ashleigh Banfield to react to GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's speech attacking Democrat Hillary Clinton, CNN political commentator David Gergen fretted over charges that the Clinton duo had been "corrupt" in their handling of the Clinton Foundation, with the CNN commentator calling the charge "slanderous." After dismissing Peter…
CNN, CBS Push Debunked Claim 90 Percent Want More Gun Background Check
June 21st, 2016 7:20 PM
In the aftermath of the Orlando night club massacre, flawed polls claiming that about 90 percent of Americans want universal background checks for gun purchases have started making the rounds again as CBS last week and CNN this week have released such misleading findings. But over two years ago, a poll commissioned by the National Shooting Sports Foundation found that, when respondents were…
CNN's Banfield Aghast By Lack of Gun Control For Those On Terror List
June 16th, 2016 5:12 PM
On Thursday's Legal View, CNN's Ashleigh Banfield bemoaned how "nine out of ten people on terror watch lists, who want to buy a gun, get to buy a gun after passing a federal background check — nine out of ten!" Banfield questioned former Rep. Mike Rogers about this statistic: "I can't believe I actually have to state that being on a terror watch list does not put you in the category of the other…