THRILLS and TINGLES: Media’s Long History of Adoring Barack Obama
November 13th, 2020 7:55 AM
Before they despised Donald Trump, the liberal media adored Barack Obama. From the moment then-state senator Barack Obama showed up on the national stage to address the Democratic convention in 2004, the news media were in love. When Obama ran for President four years later, news reporters led the cheers. And as President, reporters touted his “prodigious talents,” his “amazing legislative…
A&E: Poor Bill & Hillary, Victims of Conservative Hate
November 19th, 2018 11:09 AM
On Sunday night’s miniseries The Clinton Affair, A&E took potshots at conservatives in their attempt to create a sympathetic portrayal of Bill and Hillary Clinton. While praising Clinton as a feminist president, the network gave soundbites to Democrats attacking anyone on the right who dared to criticize the political couple for their numerous scandals.
Toobin: Trump Doesn’t Care About ‘Not White’ Puerto Ricans
September 13th, 2018 2:10 PM
During Wednesday’s edition of CNN’s New Day, co-hosts Alisyn Camerota and John Berman and their panel complained about President Trump’s description of the federal government’s handling of Hurricane Maria as a “success.” Camerota described that assertion as “hurtful,” while Berman described it as “not true.” CNN Legal Analyst Jeffrey Toobin, on the other hand, suggested President Trump had a much…
Media Love Stormy Daniels – But How Did They Treat Clinton's Accusers?
March 23rd, 2018 6:20 PM
Donald Trump is not the first President to have been accused of sexual improprieties. When President Bill Clinton faced allegations of sexual harassment from Paula Jones and even a rape charge from Juanita Broaddrick, the media looked for reasons not to cover those charges.
The 7 Most Undercovered Obama Scandals
January 16th, 2017 9:00 AM
Donald Trump hasn’t even been sworn-in yet but the liberal media has obsessed almost over every Trump tweet and controversy. Conversely, Barack Obama’s administration has been full of scandals and gaffes but liberal reporters have insisted that his record is clean as a whistle. Former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw, after Obama’s January 10 farewell speech gushed: “He’s been scandal free,…
Bozell & Graham Column: Fawning Farewells? Not for Republicans
January 10th, 2017 6:11 PM
For weeks, the liberal media have celebrated all that Barack Obama means...to them. CNN produced a two-hour documentary on the Obama legacy that never mentioned things like annual trillion-dollar deficits. Fareed Zakaria wrapped up the show: “He ran an administration that was largely scandal-free and did it all the while under a microscope. Because he looked different.”
Farewell to a Decade of Media Drooling Over Barack Obama
January 9th, 2017 8:52 AM
With the Democratic Party defeated, ObamaCare set for repeal, and incoming President Donald Trump poised to revoke a host of his executive orders, Obama’s actual legacy will likely fall far short of what his media fan club once imagined. But one aspect of his place in history seems secure: Barack Obama has been the lucky recipient of more biased, positive “news” media coverage than any other…
Joe Klein Insults Hillary: She's Our Bland 'Quinoa and Kale Salad'
March 18th, 2016 1:03 PM
Hillary Clinton must just hate Time magazine columnist Joe Klein. He’s written entire books rhapsodizing about the protean political gifts of her husband (The Natural). Ten years ago, he waxed over Obama. “Obama seemed the political equivalent of a rainbow — a sudden preternatural event inspiring awe and ecstasy.”
This year, he’s completely unimpressed by her: “I’m not at all certain that…
Scarborough: I'm Not Voting for Trump!
February 18th, 2016 9:01 AM
On today's on Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough flatly stated that people that know him, as in his family, know whom he's voting for, and "it's not Donald Trump!" That's newsworthy because Scarborough has been accused by many, as here, here and here, of being in the tank for Trump. Clashing with Time's Joe Klein, Scarborough said that, while not supporting Trump, he and Mika Brzezinski have simply…
Time Feels Hillary's Pain at Being Called 'Liar'; Cruz Is a Con Man
February 10th, 2016 5:04 PM
Time ran a mostly gushy cover story on Hillary Clinton this week, quoting her as saying “I know what it’s like to be knocked down.” By whom? (How about “I know what it’s like to be gulping for air in disbelief of my husband’s behavior”?)
Someone just paging through the magazine at say, a dentist’s office – if any one of those still subscribes to Time – would catch the Hillary article with the…
Klein: Trump Backers ‘Are a Real Threat’ to America; 'I Like Jeb Bush'
February 10th, 2016 7:57 AM
Time columnist Joe Klein followed up his fawning profile of Hillary Clinton in the magazine’s latest issue with an appearance on Charlie Rose’s PBS show Tuesday night where he condemned Donald Trump supporters as “a real threat to this country,” decried the lack of center in American politics and professed his admiration for Jeb Bush.
Klein Blames CIA for Benghazi: They 'Should Protect Themselves'
October 20th, 2015 8:53 AM
This could be the worst whitewashing since Tom Sawyer suckered people into helping him with that fence... On today's Morning Joe, Joe Klein cleared Hillary of responsibility for American deaths in Benghazi, and blamed the CIA.
According to Klein, "this really was a CIA station there, not so much a consulate, and those guys should be able to protect themselves in most circumstances." Klein…
Klein: 'Bigoted' Netanyahu Won 'Tragic' Election for 'Tyrant' Israel
March 20th, 2015 4:31 PM
Time magazine columnist Joe Klein delivered an unrestrained rant for the March 30 issue, excoriating the "tyrant" Israel and Benjamin Netanyahu's "bigoted" election victory. The journalist offered an unrelenting attack on the prime minister, sneering, "He won because he ran as a bigot. This is a sad reality: a great many Jews have come to regard Arabs as the rest of the world traditionally…
Scarborough Mocks Joe Klein on Iran: 'I Trust The Revolutionary Guard'
March 18th, 2015 9:33 AM
While conducting a discussion about Iran on MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Tuesday, host Joe Scarborough proclaimed that he has "just written all of [the conservative blogs’] headlines today...‘Joe Klein: I trust [Iran’s] Revolutionary Guard.’"
Klein claimed the International Atomic Energy Agency says they're "getting access to everything" -- but in fact, the IAEA has recently complained about Iran's…