As Polls Tighten, MSNBC Talks Vast Right-Wing Media 'Infrastructure'
September 2nd, 2020 3:51 PM
On Morning Joe, Axios co-founder Jim VandeHei warns of a right-wing media "infrastructure" that is focused on violence in the streets. He warns that its impact could eventually be reflected in the polls.
Brian Williams, Nicolle Wallace Hate-Bomb Trump Church-Opening Orders
May 23rd, 2020 8:12 AM
The cast of MSNBC Deadline: White House made clear on Friday that they were not fans of President Trump's announcement that he would like the states to declares houses of worship essential. Over the course of just a couple of minutes, Trump's announcement was ridiculed as likely illegal, being full of ulterior motives, and dangerous for public health.
This Journalist Denounced Virus 'News Pollution' of Trump, Fox, Rush
April 2nd, 2020 7:52 AM
On Morning Joe, Axios.com CEO Jim VandeHei denounced the "news pollution" of President Trump, Fox News, and Rush Limbaugh. He says we have a societal problem of "information inequality," and that the governors of Florida and Georgia delayed issuing lockdown orders because they were living inside an "information bubble."
Morning Joe Seeks Cure for Trump ‘Virus’ of Calling Out Media Bias
September 3rd, 2019 2:05 PM
Appearing on MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Tuesday, Axios co-founder Jim VandeHei warned that allies of President Trump were raising money to fund a campaign calling out media bias. The reporter decried the move as “an escalation of what he’s been doing in going after the media” while others on the liberal morning show warned of Trump injecting a “poison” and “virus” into politics by criticizing the…
AXIOS Takes Trump Racism to Next Level: It's 'Premeditated' 'Madness'!
July 17th, 2019 2:46 PM
In his daily Axios AM newsletter -- widely shared among the top political reporters and editors in New York and Washington -- former Politico reporter Mike Allen takes the racism claims against Trump to a new level on Wednesday, calling it premeditated. The newsletter begins with the headline "1 big thing: Trump's premeditated racism."
Scarborough: 'Shameful' White Christians Disobey Jesus on Immigration
July 10th, 2019 3:42 PM
On Morning Joe Wednesday, holier-than-thou co-host Joe Scarborough lectured white evangelicals who supported Trump as disobeying Jesus Christ’s commands to feed the hungry and take care of the poor. The segment was spurred by a Pew Research Center poll that showed only 25% of white evangelicals believed the U.S. had a “responsibility” to accept refugees into the country.
Morning Joe Argues Putin Has Something on Trump
January 30th, 2019 1:25 PM
The Wednesday edition of MSNBC's Morning Joe kicked off with a conspiritorial and unsophisticated look at President Trump's policies towards Russia. After the intel chiefs condradicted Trump on multiple fronts on Tuesday in front of a Senate committee, Morning Joe was not content to criticize Trump, but said on multiple occassions that such a disconnect between the President and the IC was…
VandeHei: Dem 'Enthusiasm' to 'Protect Immigrants,' Not Borders
January 2nd, 2019 8:43 AM
I don't think Jim VandeHei realized what a stunning admission he was making. Discussing the shutdown impasse over funding the border wall, the Axios co-founder said: "I think the [Dem] party's changed on immigration. I think the feeling that they have to appear to be really strong by supporting a lot more border security, that that has waned, and that the enthusiasm of the Democratic party is for…
CBS’s O’Donnell Slimes: Trump Used Same Language as Synagogue Shooter
October 30th, 2018 12:58 PM
CBS This Morning on Tuesday continued the effort to link Donald Trump to the appalling murder of Jews worshiping at a synagogue on Saturday. Co-host Norah O’Donnell talked to Jim VandeHei of Axios and demanded to know if he grilled the President in an interview: “I wondered if you got any sort of opportunity to challenge the President on some of the rhetoric that he's used, specifically using…
Scarborough Disparages Mark Penn: 'Does He Have a Fox News Contract?'
May 24th, 2018 4:03 PM
During Wednesday’s edition of Morning Joe, co-host Joe Scarborough took shots at former Clinton pollster Mark Penn, who wrote an op-ed in The Hill entitled “Stopping Robert Mueller to Protect Us All.” Scarborough tried to impugn Penn’s motives for advocating an end to the Russia investigation, wondering “what is Mark Penn selling coming to the defense of Donald J. Trump” and repeatedly asking if…
Dumpster Fire at Axios: 'The Public Case Against Trump'
May 14th, 2018 10:02 AM
Axios is yet another leftist website which promised "vital, trustworthy news and analysis" with "no bias" and "no nonsense" but has subsequently descended into parody. Saturday, Mike Allen and Jim VandeHei, two of the site's founders, posted "The Public Case Against Trump," allegedly a list of "known knowns" about "a damning tale that would sink most leaders." It's a colossal example of fake news…
MSNBC Panel Shamelessly Stumps for Democratic Candidate Conor Lamb
March 13th, 2018 12:49 PM
With a highly publicized electoral race on the line, the panelists on MSNBC’s Morning Joe dropped their facade of objectivity on Tuesday and spent the morning stumping for Pennsylvania special election Democratic candidate Conor Lamb.
CBS Logic: To Appease Millennials, Companies Must Target NRA
February 26th, 2018 1:12 PM
According to the journalists on CBS This Morning, Monday, companies must target the NRA in the wake of the Parkland shooting. They also have to respond to the President’s Muslim ban, global warming and other issues that, coincidentally, call for liberal solutions. All of this is necessary to pacify millennials.
Buzzfeed Editor Slams Fox News: ‘Crazier' Than Facebook's Fake News
January 30th, 2018 11:49 AM
Journalists and CEOs from the leaders in the liberal media gathered last night at New York University for a panel discussion on the evolving media landscape, entitled: Media, Fake News, and the New Generation of Informed Citizens. Maggie Haberman from the New York Times, Ben Smith from Buzzfeed, Andy Lack of NBC News, and Richard Plepler of HBO were the major panelists, along with Axios CEO Jim…