FLASHBACK: When a Juvenile News Media Tried to Destroy the Tea Party

April 14th, 2024 10:11 AM

Fifteen years ago this week, left-wing cable networks employed adolescent jokes to belittle the grass roots anti-Obama Tea Party movement, while the broadcast networks decried it as a front for “corporate interests.”

Liberal Celebrities, Radio Hosts Make Baseless Jokes and Accusations T

July 19th, 2011 7:30 AM
The gay blog On Top reported that “comedian” Janeane Garofalo is the latest in a string of celebrities and activists suggesting Michele Bachmann’s therapist husband Marcus must be gay, including Cher, Jon Stewart, Jerry Seinfeld, and sex columnist/”It Gets Better” bully Dan Savage. Cher even said she wanted to strangle him. This Marcus-is-gay line has also been a regular trope of liberal talk…

Bashing Bachmann: A Review of Liberal Media's Most Obnoxious Attacks o

June 27th, 2011 3:58 PM
Today's official announcement by Republican Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann that she is running for the GOP nomination for President could spawn a whole new round of frenzied attacks by the liberal media on the Tea Party favorite. A review of the MRC's archives shows a particular disdain for Bachmann coming from the likes of MSNBC host Chris Matthews, who once accused her of being a…

Janeane Garofalo: Weinergate Isn't Weiner's Fault - It's the Media and

June 11th, 2011 11:08 AM
Liberal lunatic Janeane Garofalo doesn't think Congressman Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) is responsible for the sex scandal that is currently threatening his career. Appearing on HBO's "Real Time," the so-called comedian and actress claimed Weinergate is caused by the media and "hypocrite Republicans" (video follows with transcript and commentary, vulgarity warning):

To Review Tina Fey Memoir, NPR Hires...Janeane Garofalo

April 6th, 2011 11:07 PM
In the midst of Republicans insisting on defunding NPR, the network thumbed its nose at the GOP again on Tuesday night's All Things Considered newscast by having a book review offered by hard-left "comedian" and failed radio host Janeane Garofalo. The book she reviewed was Tina Fey's new memoir, titled Bossypants. Garofalo spent most of the review in a rut of self-pity, but this political…

Fox & Friends Debunks Tea Party Racism Myth

October 19th, 2010 10:05 AM
As NewsBusters reported Thursday, a UCLA graduate student has published a study debunking the myth that the Tea Party is racist. On Monday, Gretchen Carlson invited the study's author on "Fox & Friends" to do what every news outlet ought to, namely, tell the truth about what the movement that is radically changing the political landscape is really all about (video follows with transcript…

Dallas Tea Party Calls Olbermann, Matthews, Schultz and Ratigan Racist

July 16th, 2010 12:31 PM
The Dallas Tea Party on Thursday accused MSNBC hosts Keith Olbermann, Chris Matthews, Ed Schultz, and Dylan Ratigan of racism.Since January 20, 2009, all four of these men have criticized Barack Obama for one reason or another.As MSNBC has been one of the strongest proponents of the despicable concept that anyone critical of this president must be a racist, DTP's founder Phillip Dennis believes…

Bozell Column: Obama the Gipper

July 13th, 2010 11:57 PM
The Political Left is in a meltdown. There’s no way to sugarcoat the calamity. It is falling apart. It sees the tide has turned and a possible tsunami is building, ready to crest and explode in November, washing all their dreams away. How could this be happening to them?Could it be that trillion dollar disaster otherwise know as the “stimulus,” that emergency measure needed to save the economy by…

Janeane Garofalo's a Racist Redneck: Expresses Disappointment With Oba

June 27th, 2010 12:02 AM
If Janeane Garofalo says something bad about the Obama administration, does that mean she's a racist redneck?After all, she's been telling people almost since Inauguration Day that anyone that disagrees with this president does so because of the color of his skin.So when she told the A.V. Club Friday, "There are so many things in the Obama administration to be sick over that certainly didn't…

Garofalo: Bible a 'Work of Fiction' for 'Child-Like Audience

June 25th, 2010 8:43 AM
Sometime-comedian Janeane Garofalo never passes up an opportunity to slam conservatives or, apparently, Christianity. The Huffington Post gave her an opportunity June 24 to kill two birds with one stone. In an interview promoting her upcoming special on a network called EPIX, Garofalo compared the most widely-read book of all time, the Bible, to a Bill O'Reilly autobiography and a children's…

Behar Panel Sees 'Bush-Like' and 'Corporatist' Obama, Garofalo Slams

June 17th, 2010 8:53 AM
On Wednesday’s Joy Behar Show, HLN host Behar led a discussion of President Obama’s Address to the Nation with left-wing actress Janeane Garofalo and liberal commentator Ron Reagan, all of whom had some criticisms for President Obama regarding the BP oil spill and his speech on the subject. Garofalo started off complaining that "the prayer thing he did was pandering and anti-intellectual and just…

Irrational: Left-Wingers Institute Witch Hunt Against CNN's Erick Eric

April 2nd, 2010 5:23 PM
It's an archaic way of thinking - unless it's imposed upon conservatives, then it's OK. It's this notion that commentators that are right-of-center should know their place - that place being only in the realms of talk radio or on the Fox News Channel. Otherwise, it is unacceptable. Now Politico has joined the fray and is taking news tips from left-wing storefronts that have staked out RedState.…

Olbermann: My Ancestors Came to U.S. 'Trying to Get Away from People L

April 1st, 2010 1:24 PM
On Wednesday's Countdown show, MSNBC host Keith Olbermann used his regular "Quick Comment" segment to lecture Florida Republican Senate candidate Marco Rubio for recently remarking that people like Olbermann "hate America" and should be traded to other countries in exchange for immigrants who love America. As the MSNBC host referred to his own great grandparents who immigrated to America "for its…

Red Eye's Robot Theater Rips Garofalo, O'Donnell and Olbermann

February 24th, 2010 1:46 PM
Greg Gutfeld and the "Red Eye" gang struck back at comediennes Janeane Garofalo and Rosie O'Donnell Wednesday for their attack on Fox News hosts last week.  As NewsBusters reported, the pair were on O'Donnell's radio show last Tuesday bashing Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck, Greta Van Sustern, and Brit Hume just to name a few.With this in mind, Gutfeld and Company decided to use Robot Theater to…