MSNBC Touts 'Forensic Colonoscopy' of the 'Vichy Republicans'

January 14th, 2020 12:33 PM
MSNBC host Lawrence O'Donnell lunged to promote the latest New York magazine screed by former New York Times drama critic and columnist Frank Rich, who insisted Trump's supporters were "Vichy Republicans," like Hitler's collaborators in France during World War II.

NY Magazine Unloads 10 Pages of Bitter Anti-Kavanaugh Hysteria

October 10th, 2018 4:52 PM
The October 1-14 issue of New York Magazine issued 10 pages of anti-Kavanaugh bile under the heading “Her and Him -- The hearing that broke America.” It’s a collection of brief essays on the September 27 Senate Judiciary committee testimony of Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh: Ten pages of inchoate liberal rage, from liberals including Jonathan Chait, Frank Rich, Rebecca Traister (…

Frank Rich Sees New Watergate: 'Endgame for Trump Comes Into View'

August 24th, 2018 3:21 PM
Former New York Times columnist and drama critic Frank Rich indulged in extreme Watergate fantasies to promote his liberal dream of Trump's removal from office. He strains to extremes to establish parallels between Watergate and the current era to the extent of defying political reality in his August 23 New York magazine article which revealed his severe Trump Derangement Syndrome.

New York Mag Counsels Trump Haters: ‘Just Wait’ for Trump-Gate

July 7th, 2017 10:14 AM
New York magazine's June 26/July 9 cover story dreaming of a Trump impeachment, “How A Presidency Ends,” is by veteran liberal essayist Frank Rich, who worked at the New York Times for decades. The cover shows a “photo illustration” of Donald Trump in Richard Nixon’s outstretched-arms “V for Victory” pose. The inside headline counseled patience on the part of the magazine’s liberal readership: “…

Reid: Trump 'Hillbillies' Wanted to Kick 'Brown People' off ObamaCare

March 27th, 2017 1:49 PM
Appearing as a guest on Friday's Hardball, MSNBC's Joy Reid claimed that Donald Trump's voters wanted him to "get all the brown people" off Obamacare instead of themselves. And then, following up on her AM Joy show the next morning, she hosted New York magazine columnist Frank Rich to discuss his latest article, "No Sympathy for the Hillbilly," in which he argued that Democrats are misguided in…

Frank Rich Likens Trump to Hitler, Palin Inspired 'Lynch Mob Hysteria'

November 3rd, 2016 5:31 PM
As New York magazine columnist Frank Rich appeared as a guest on Tuesday's CNN Tonight, host Don Lemon brought up the latest display of hyperbolic comparisons between Donald Trump and former Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler, as the CNN host asked Rich about his latest article which likens Trump supporters to those who supported Hitler's rise to power. The piece even threw in a charge that former GOP…

Flashback: Media Loved ‘Whole Foods’ Weiner Marriage; 'New Feminism'

August 29th, 2016 3:48 PM
As most of the internet knows by now, top Hillary Clinton confidante and lifeline Huma Abedin announced her separation from soon-to-be-ex-husband and former New York Democratic Congressman Anthony Weiner following new allegations that Weiner (aka Carlos Danger) is still sexting women despite being caught multiple times and led to his resignation from Congress (thanks to the late Andrew Breitbart…

Rich: 'Far Right' 'Truculent' Rubio, Some Hillary 'Scandals' 'Are Not'

February 3rd, 2016 3:38 PM
Appearing as a guest on Tuesday's The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell on MSNBC, New York magazine's Frank Rich asserted that GOP presidential candidate Marco Rubio is "quite far to the right" and has a "very truculent neocon foreign policy" as he and host O'Donnell discussed whether the Florida Senator has the best chance of the "establishment" Republican candidates of being nominated.

MSNBC's O'Donnell and Frank Rich Talk Up Anti-Cruz Birtherism

January 12th, 2016 7:26 PM
On Monday's The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell on MSNBC, host O'Donnell and Frank Rich of New York magazine talked up the possibility that GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz is not really a natural-born U.S. citizen and therefore not eligible to serve as President. Rich, a former New York Times columnist, praised GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump as "brilliant" for pushing the issue…

Frank Rich: ‘Fascistic’ GOP Debate Letter Was 'Drafted by Stalin'

November 3rd, 2015 12:57 AM
Appearing on the Monday edition of MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, New York magzine writer-at-large Frank Rich denounced the letter written by numerous Republican presidential campaigns to media organizations concerning the format of future debates as “fascistic” and written by “scared little children” but “seem[s] to have been drafted by Stalin.”

Frank Rich: Jeb Had Uphill Task After Dad, Dubya Helped Wreck GOP

October 30th, 2015 9:21 PM
The New York magazine writer-at-large and former New York Times columnist and theater critic says Jeb's problems included not only Dubya’s war in Iraq and pre-9/11 “national-security failures” but also the supposedly unsavory, extreme-right types that 41 and 43 attracted to the GOP, thereby contributing to its ruin.

Frank Rich: Carson Appealing to Racists, 'Muslim Is the New Black'

September 24th, 2015 12:57 AM
Appearing as a guest on Wednesday's CNN Tonight, former New York Times columnist Frank Rich -- now of New York magazine -- accused GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson of receiving support from a "racist, bigoted part of the Republican base," in the aftermath of Dr. Carson's comments opposing the election of a Muslim President. A bit later, he even accused GOP candidate Mike Huckabee of "…

Frank Rich: GOPers Should ‘Commit a Crime’ to Get on Debate Stage

July 7th, 2015 9:55 AM
During an appearance on MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show on Monday night, liberal New York magazine writer Frank Rich fantasized over the ways in which lesser-known GOP presidential candidates could make their way onto the first debate stage. 

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 …