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On FNC, MRC’s Houck Mocks Lefty Media’s Weird Takes on Trump Verdict

June 3rd, 2024 9:36 AM

NewsBusters Managing Editor Curtis Houck made his latest Fox News appearance late Friday on Fox News @ Night and partnered with host Trace Gallagher and The Federalist’s Evita Duffy to ridicule the liberal media’s deranged and overly excited reactions to Thursday’s criminal conviction of former President Trump by a Manhattan jury.

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FLASHBACK: Leftist Media HATED Republicans Long Before Trump

May 19th, 2024 10:08 AM

It’s one of those rhetorical devices you often hear on the liberal networks: media condemnations of “today’s Republican Party,” suggesting that if only Ronald Reagan, George Bush, or Mitt Romney were in charge instead of Donald Trump, journalists would be brimming with respect for the Grand Old Party. But it’s all convenient revisionism; the same media aggressively trashed yesterday’s…

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FLASHBACK: The Media LOST IT When Mueller Declined to Charge Trump

March 24th, 2024 10:14 AM

Five years ago this weekend, a confused and disoriented liberal media was forced to deal with the fact that Robert Mueller had ended his investigation of the Trump campaign’s alleged “collusion” with Russia without recommending any charges against the then-President.

REWIND: Riding to Obama’s Rescue, After Wright’s Radicalism Exposed

March 17th, 2024 10:16 AM

Sixteen years ago this weekend, Illinois Senator Barack Obama’s presidential campaign was in real trouble, after ABC exposed the radicalism of Obama’s longtime pastor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright. Liberal journalists, however, adored Obama, so over the next several days the media elite became the candidate’s personal rapid-response team.

FLASHBACK: The Media’s Skewed Coverage of Past Super Tuesday Primaries

March 3rd, 2024 10:35 AM

To political junkies, Tuesday is “Super Tuesday,” when 16 states (plus American Samoa) hold primaries or caucuses to choose their 2024 presidential nominees. Here’s a quick re-cap of how the media elite have spun the last four Super Tuesday primaries.

FLASHBACK: Recalling Years of Liberal Media Mockery of CPAC

February 25th, 2024 10:33 AM

For years, both journalists and late-night comics have ridiculed CPAC as akin to “the bar scene in Star Wars,” “an aviary for far-right ‘wacko birds,’” and an “audience of malignant children.”

FLASHBACK: The Liberal Media Hate-Storm After Justice Scalia’s Passing

February 18th, 2024 10:30 AM

Eight years ago this week, as the nation mourned the loss of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, left-wing pundits unleashed an appalling storm of hateful comments about the longtime conservative jurist, slashing him as “regressive,” “cruel” and “reprehensible.”

FLASHBACK: Slobbering Coverage of the Kennedys’ 2008 Obama Endorsement

January 28th, 2024 10:17 AM

Sixteen years ago, so-called reporters giddily celebrated the confluence of the ultra-liberal Kennedy family (a.k.a., “Camelot”) and the hard-left Obama campaign.

FLASHBACK: The Media’s Skewed Coverage of Past New Hampshire Primaries

January 21st, 2024 10:21 AM

Since 2008, the NewsBusters archives shows the intensive political coverage surrounding the New Hampshire primary has been a chance for journalists to take gratuitous potshots at conservative candidates, while liberals (often referred to as “moderates”) are treated to rock-star treatment.

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Chris Matthews Rants at Trump Voters: Hope You Enjoy the Tyranny!

January 16th, 2024 11:12 PM

Former MSNBC host Chris Matthews just turned 78, and when they let him loose on Morning Joe now, you can't help but think how much he resembles Joe Biden. He's bitterly anti-Trump, he rants and he rambles, and you have no idea when or where he's going to end his remarks. On Tuesday, Matthews put on his crabby face. The thrill up his leg was gone. 

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FLASHBACK: The Media’s Skewed Coverage of Past Iowa Caucuses

January 14th, 2024 10:18 AM

In coverage of past Iowa caucuses, the media elite have mocked religious conservatives like Mike Huckabee, Rick Santorum and Ted Cruz, yet always seem to be thrilled by their Democratic choices, spinning radicals as “moderates.”

FLASHBACK: An Election So Biased, Even the Media Had to Admit It

November 4th, 2023 8:39 AM

Fifteen years ago today, November 4, 2008, American voters elected liberal Democratic Senator Barack Obama to the Presidency. It was a campaign in which the public recognized the media elite’s tremendous favoritism towards Obama, and even many reporters admitted the coverage had been slanted against the Republicans.

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FLASHBACK: Media Hit GOP Over Anti-Hillary Benghazi ‘Witch Hunt’

October 21st, 2023 8:54 AM

Eight years ago, when ex-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton faced tough questions over the Benghazi disaster, helpful news reporters lavished praise on her performance while condemning the partisanship of Republicans who dared question the Democratic presidential frontrunner.

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FLASHBACK: The Media’s Long History of One-Sided Shutdown Coverage

September 30th, 2023 8:50 AM

Journalists’ shutdown playbook is straightforward: single out Republicans for blame; highlight “victims” of the shutdown to build public anger; and then claim Democrats won because they were the “grown-up” party.