The CNN Presidential Debate: A Trump Trap?

May 18th, 2024 4:00 PM

So the inevitable quadrennial debate announcement gets made. There will be two presidential debates, and Donald Trump let Joe Biden set the rules. This time around CNN will host the first, and ABC the second.


How Can Jake Tapper Moderate CNN Debate? He Trusts Hamas Propaganda

May 17th, 2024 11:07 AM

Alongside the concerning announcement, this week, that CNN would be hosting the first general presidential debate next month was the equally concerning announcement that Jake Tapper would be tapped to be one of the moderators. The expectation of moderators to fact-check the candidates made Tapper’s selection was particularly concerning. In addition to his left-wing bent, Tapper has exhibited a…


The Worst of Tapper and Bash: CNN Debate Moderators Lurch Left

May 16th, 2024 5:22 PM

The following is a small sampling of the most liberal moments of Tapper and Bash’s time at CNN, via the MRC archives: 


MRC’s Houck Reacts on FNC to 2024 Debate Plans; ‘Watch Out’, Don!

May 16th, 2024 9:45 AM

NewsBusters managing editor Curtis Houck returned to the Fox News Channel Wednesday on Fox News @ Night to react to the sudden agreement between the Joe Biden and Donald Trump campaigns to hold presidential debates on June 27 with CNN and September 10 with ABC. Speaking to host Trace Gallagher, Houck urged caution on the part of the Trump team and be prepared for the debates to be…


Media Panic that Pro-Hamas Campus Protests May Hurt Biden, 'Like 1968'

May 8th, 2024 1:20 PM

After weeks of defending pro-hams campus protests, the media are now panicking that those same protests might hurt biden’s re-election chances. In the past week, a slew of political commentators have written articles comparing the current situation on college campuses to the anti-war protests of 1968, and warning that a summer of radical leftism may clinch the 2024 election for Donald Trump.…


Dale Claims Soros Is a 'Target Of Anti-Semitic Conspiracy Theories'

May 8th, 2024 10:04 AM

After former President Donald Trump gave some remarks to reporters assembled outside of his New York trial on Tuesday, CNN’s host of The Lead, Jake Tapper, brought on the network’s resident fact-checker, Daniel Dale, to assess the accuracy of Trump’s claims. In one instance, Dale shamed Trump for calling D.A. Alvin Bragg a Soros-backed prosecutor, even going so far as to claim Soros…


Stewart Mocks MSNBC, Tapper For Obsessing Over Trump Trial

April 23rd, 2024 1:56 PM

The media is obsessed with Donald Trump’s Manhattan trial to such a degree that even Jon Stewart can’t help but mock them. On Monday’s edition of The Daily Show on Comedy Central, Stewart ridiculed the media for their priorities, with MSNBC and CNN’s Jake Tapper bearing extra scrutiny.


Tapper Brings In 'Fact Checker' Daniel Dale to Knock Trump's Opinions

April 21st, 2024 8:35 AM

CNN's resident "fact checker" Daniel Dale usually shows his face on air when CNN wants to attack Donald Trump. On Thursday's The Lead with Jake Tapper, Dale confessed that Trump's statements during jury selection were mostly just opinion, but he mocked the idea that President Biden had something to do with Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg's prosecution, even though an Associate Attorney…

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Scarborough Commends Reaganesque Speaker Johnson For Stand On Ukraine

April 18th, 2024 1:21 PM

Saying, "credit where credit is due," Joe Scarborough praises Speaker Mike Johnson for his stance in support of aid to Ukraine in which he described himself as a Reagan Republican who believes in peace through strength and sees the United States as the greatest country in the world. 


Tapper Takes on Role of Dem Party Strategist, Urges Abandoning Israel

April 4th, 2024 12:15 PM

Radio host Mark Levin said it best Wednesday night when he noted that “the Democrat Party will sell its proverbial soul for 10,000 votes.” Much was the case on that evening’s edition of The Lead with Jake Tapper on CNN, when Tapper took on the role of party campaign strategist to urge the Biden administration to abandon Israel in its war against genocidal Hamas terrorists in order to…


CNN's Tapper Touts U.S. Citizen Living in Gaza Calling for Ceasefire

March 15th, 2024 8:32 PM

On Wednesday afternoon, CNN host Jake Tapper did his part to undermine Israel's war effort by showing a pre-recorded piece highlighting the story of an American citizen living in Gaza who has a "resounding message" for President Joe Biden about why he is allowing her to suffer even though she chooses to live there.


Jake Tapper LIES About Aaron Rodgers Defending Sandy Hook Conspiracy

March 15th, 2024 2:44 PM

CNN’s Jake Tapper and Pamela Brown launched a smear campaign against New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers this week after it was revealed he was on Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s short list for VP; accusing him of believing the conspiracy theory that the Sandy Hook school shooting was fake. And when Rodgers denied their allegations, Tapper took to his show, The Lead on Thursday to falsely…


CNN Does Damage Control for Biden’s Senior Moments During SOTU Speech

March 7th, 2024 11:50 PM

Immediately following President Biden’s State of the Union Address Thursday night, CNN’s band of liberal anchors (Jake Tapper, Dana Bash, and Abby Phillip) praised his attacks on former President Trump, his “fight,” and tried to do damage control for his plethora of senior moments.


Open Borders Media Turn Riley's Murder into 'Republicans Pounce' Story

March 1st, 2024 10:43 AM

The horrific murder of college student Laken Riley in Athens, Georgia last week has resulted in some of the most inhuman political coverage imaginable from our news media. Corporate journalists have spent the week wringing their hands about the resulting “backlash” against illegal aliens, and scoffing at Republicans for “seizing” on this tragedy — by calling for policy changes that could have…