The 2021 Debt War: Brace for Nasty Media Name-Calling

September 22nd, 2021 1:45 PM

There’s a new battle brewing over the federal debt ceiling. Ten years ago, after the Obama administration instigated massive federal spending to deal with the Great Recession, Republicans insisted on long-term deficit reduction, and the liberal media slammed them as nihilists, hostage-takers, terrorists, suicide bombers and zombie vampires.


FLASHBACK: Remember That 49 State Democratic Landslide in 2016?

April 4th, 2020 12:15 PM
We live in chaotic times. The coronavirus is wreaking havoc on our country and our economy. The 2020 election is, justifiably, a secondary concern for many Americans. But journalists are still assisting the Democrats, ignoring sex abuse allegations against Joe Biden. And it won’t be long before they start making dire predictions about GOP doom. In that spirit, let’s take a look at this week’s…

FLASHBACK: Media’s Agenda-Driven Columbine Coverage, 20 Years Later

April 17th, 2019 8:30 AM
Saturday marks 20 years since the tragic Columbine school shooting in Littleton, Colorado. Liberal journalists have already begun their retrospectives that included requisite attacks on the NRA and gun owners. The following is a look back at the most biased and ugliest broadsides in the weeks following the April 20, 1999 Columbine shooting:.  

The Liberal Media’s Perpetually Skewed SCOTUS Coverage

July 9th, 2018 8:00 AM
President Trump won’t officially announce his latest nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court until this evening, but it’s already easy to predict the liberal media’s spin. As with all recent Republican nominees, reporters will repeatedly label them as “conservative,” which will nicely reinforce the Democrats’ strategy to paint them as outside “the mainstream.” But when Democratic Presidents announce…

Schieffer: Press Critics Are ‘Undermining Foundations of Democracy’

October 16th, 2017 1:55 PM
CNN Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter routinely suggests President Trump is an “autocrat.” Trump's blustery tweets that network news is so distorted they ought to have their broadcast licenses evaluated put Stelter into Category Five panic. At the end of his interview with “legendary journalist” Bob Schieffer on Sunday, he returned to the topic, and Schieffer suggested people trying to…

CBS’s Schieffer: We Don't Report on Stories Unless They're 'True'

October 11th, 2017 11:27 AM
Longtime CBS news anchor Bob Schieffer pushed back on President Trump’s characterization of his network and others as “fake news” during an appearance on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, October 9th. Schieffer blasted online media sources like Facebook, arguing that the public needs to understand that only the “mainstream media” vets, and fact-checks before printing or broadcasting their news…

Mitchell & Schieffer Fret: Trump ‘Demonizing’ Media is ‘Dangerous’

October 6th, 2017 4:13 PM
On Friday, MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell and veteran CBS journalist Bob Schieffer feared Donald Trump was trying to undermine American democracy by “demonizing the mainstream media.” Appearing on the show to hawk his new book, Overload, about “the changing landscape of the media,” Schieffer warned against the President’s supposed “dangerous” effort to “undermine the press.” 

Too Many Choices! Schieffer Bemoans News ‘Overload,’ Lack of ‘Vetting'

October 5th, 2017 12:13 PM
Long-time CBS journalist Bob Schieffer on Thursday whined about Americans having simply too many choices when it comes to consuming the news. Laughably, he unfavorably contrasted modern forms of news with the serious “vetting” of “mainstream” journalism. Regarding online and social media, the 80-year-old reporter complained on This Morning: “We are overwhelmed by it because we are in the midst of…

Suddenly Prim CBS Offended By Profanity: ‘Children Are Listening’

July 28th, 2017 12:26 PM
The journalists at CBS have suddenly become prim and proper and are offended by someone using profanity. Horrified at the use of expletives from White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci, This Morning co-host Gayle King on Friday fretted to veteran journalist Bob Schieffer: “When you hear something like that, Bob, are you offended?... Are you disappointed? Are you saddened by it?” 

Schieffer: ‘Parallels’ Between Trump and Watergate, Trust Anon Sources

May 21st, 2017 3:10 PM
As the final segment to cap off Thursday’s CBS Evening News, the network allowed former Face the Nation moderator Bob Schieffer go on a rambling commentary where he dubbed Trump “the ‘What If’ president.” The premise of his commentary was “what if” the Trump had listened to Obama about hiring Flynn, and didn’t make every other misstep he had since being elected. Schieffer appeared during CNN’s so…

Huh? Schieffer Sees ‘Parallels’ to JFK Assassination in Comey Firing

May 12th, 2017 11:58 AM
If comparing the James Comey firing to Watergate isn’t enough, why not move on to the Kennedy assassination? That’s apparently the thinking of 80-year-old journalist Bob Schieffer on Friday. Appearing on CBS This Morning to bash Donald Trump as like “something out of a Godfather movie,” he first connected the President’s actions in the Russia investigation to the murder of JFK. 

Flashback: Media Loved Obama’s 2011 WHCA Put-Downs of Trump

April 29th, 2017 10:44 AM
President Trump is skipping this year’s White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, but that hasn’t stopped the media from nevertheless hyping the event. At that same dinner on April 30, 2011, journalists thought it was hilarious when then-President Obama and comedian Seth Meyers lampooned Trump from the stage, while the billionaire businessman sat in the audience. The media loved it.

NYT's Rutenberg Tries to Enlist GOP to Defend Media, Oppose Trump

February 26th, 2017 11:26 AM
Sunday’s New York Times featured the latest installment in easily-freaked media reporter Jim Rutenberg’s crusade against President Trump: “Trump’s Undermining Reporters May Haunt Republicans.” The online headline foreshadowed Rutenberg’s unlikely attempt to enlist Republicans in defense of the press and against Trump: “Will the Real Democracy Lovers Please Stand Up?” while the text box delivered…

CBS’s Bob Schieffer Recounts ‘Enduring Images of Barack Obama’

January 20th, 2017 12:07 AM
With President-elect Donald Trump set to take the oath of office in less than a day, CBS Evening News ended Thursday with anchor Scott Pelley turning the microphone over to former anchor Bob Schieffer to pontificate about how he imagines President Barack Obama. “In the early days, most Americans never saw their presidents or even their likenesses,” he began his gushy rambling, “In the modern era…