CBS Chides Rubio for Hitting Trump; Escalated a 'Crippling Civil War'

February 26th, 2016 10:55 PM
Pretending to show compassion and interest in the future of conservatism and the Republican Party, Friday’s CBS Evening News and anchor Scott Pelley lectured Marco Rubio for triggering “a crippling civil war” by attacking Donald Trump in Thursday’s debate that “reached lows that many Republicans would say are beneath the dignity of the office that the candidates are seeking.”

Nets Fear Hillary’s ‘Near-Death Experience’ in Iowa

February 2nd, 2016 3:08 PM
On Tuesday, all three network morning shows fretted over Hillary Clinton barely defeating Bernie Sanders in the Iowa caucus. NBC’s Today was the most melodramatic, with co-host Matt Lauer declaring: “Hillary Clinton gets to come out of Iowa and say, technically, ‘I'm the winner,’ but this had to be a near-death experience for the once-presumptive nominee.”

Schieffer: Ted Cruz ‘Had a Better Ground Game Than El Chapo’

February 2nd, 2016 10:09 AM
Coming out of retirement on Tuesday’s CBS This Morning to comment on the state of the 2016 presidential race after the Iowa caucus, former Face the Nation moderator Bob Schieffer decided it was appropriate to compare the Republican winner to murderous Mexican drug lord El Chapo.

Schieffer Returns to Trash ‘Illogical’ Race Similar to a Bad Wedding

February 1st, 2016 7:33 PM
In his return to CBS since retiring from hosting Face the Nation at the end of May 2015, Bob Schieffer chimed in on the 2016 election during Monday’s CBS Evening News and trashed the “nasty, illogical” election as similar to a dysfunctional wedding that’s “half-way through the weird uncle's long, unfunny and embarrassing rehearsal dinner toast.”

Notable Quotables: Exposing Rubio’s Notorious Criminal Past

June 15th, 2015 9:05 AM
This week, the New York Times sinks its investigative teeth into Marco Rubio, and makes the bombshell discovery that the GOP presidential candidate had four traffic tickets in a 17-year span. Meanwhile, MSNBC host Chris Matthews pops up on NBC's Meet the Press to absurdly declare Hillary Clinton a "centrist," and that "most Democrats are not lefties," while Newsweek  smears that Oklahoma City…

Al Hunt: 'I Have No Idea What Bob Schieffer's Politics Are'

June 1st, 2015 8:26 AM
Is Al Hunt the most oblivious man in Washington, or was he just not telling the truth? On today's Morning Joe, lauding Bob Schieffer upon his retirement, Hunt actually said "I have no idea what Bob Schieffer's politics are." No idea?  Really? Maybe Al hasn't been watching Scheiffer, but NewsBusters and its parent MRC have.  Take a look at this link for a compilation of Bob's greatest hits on…

Bob Schieffer: ‘Whole Political World Was Struck’ by Obama’s Candidacy

May 31st, 2015 2:26 PM
Retiring Face the Nation moderator Bob Schieffer sat down with FNC's Howard Kurtz on Sunday’s MediaBuzz and did his best to excuse the media’s soft treatment of President Obama in the 2008 campaign. Schieffer conceded the media “were not skeptical enough” before he argued the media have no role in shaping political campaigns: "My feeling is, it is the role of the other -- of the opponents to make…

Schieffer: Lack of Collegiality a Greater Danger Than Terrorism

May 31st, 2015 10:47 AM
Friday morning, Kyle Drennen at NewsBusters covered retiring Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer's appearance on CBS This Morning. Schieffer went into the same predictable whines seemingly every retiring establishment press reporter does as they're about to leave: there's too much money in politics, we can't control the news like we used to, congressional gridlock has never been worse, blah-blah-…

Schieffer: Most Info People Have is ‘Wrong’; Slams Money in Politics

May 29th, 2015 10:40 AM
As CBS This Morning gave retiring Bob Schieffer a glowing send-off on Friday, the longtime Face the Nation moderator ripped the current media landscape: “Well, it's been turned upside down....we now don't know where people get their news, but what we do know is they're bombarded with information 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Most of the information is wrong and some of it wrong on purpose.”

Frank Rich on 2016: ‘Neophyte’ GOP vs. ‘3:00 In The Morning’ Hillary

May 17th, 2015 1:12 PM
Liberal New York magazine essayist Frank Rich appeared on CBS’s Face the Nation Sunday and repeatedly blasted the GOP’s foreign policy views when stacked up against Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton. The former New York Times columnist contended Clinton was the “red phone at 3:00 in the morning candidate and you have bunch of fresh-faced youngish Republicans for the most part who look like …

Notable Quotables: Hooray for Hillary, 'America's Greatest Creation'

May 4th, 2015 9:01 AM
This week even as her scandals compound, Time prints a ridiculous, over-the-top tribute to Hillary Clinton: "She is one of America's greatest modern creations." And, left-wing journalists attempt to justify the Baltimore "uprising" as payback for "state violence" against black citizens, with a headline on arguing: "Baltimore's violent protesters are right."

Conservatives Rally Behind Tony Perkins and Blast CBS's Schieffer

April 30th, 2015 1:51 PM
Under the auspices of the Conservative Action Project (CAP), more than 40 conservative leaders sent a letter to David Rhodes, president of CBS News. The letter slammed Bob Schieffer for his recent bigoted and biased remarks and put forward conservative support for Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins.

Schieffer: I Was ‘Inundated’ by Calls to Disinvite Conservative Guest

April 26th, 2015 2:30 PM
On Sunday’s Face the Nation, CBS’s Bob Schieffer interviewed Family Research Council President Tony Perkins and told him "[w]e have been inundated by people who say we should not even let you appear because, in their view, 'you don't speak for Christians.'"

NewsBusted: Lean Forward Into Retirement, Bob

April 22nd, 2015 6:29 PM
"Face the Nation anchor Bob Schieffer announced he will retire this summer. And he plans to stay out of the public eye – by getting his own show on MSNBC." -- NewsBusted's Jodi Miller