Joe Klein: Hillary's 'One of the Most Experienced Candidates We've Eve

May 12th, 2013 11:25 AM
"Everybody knows that she's one of the most experienced candidates we've ever had running for president. She practically doesn't have to say it." So said Time magazine's Joe Klein about Hillary Clinton on Sunday's syndicated Chris Matthews Show (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Time's Joe Klein Still Bitterly Clinging to Discredited Obama Script o

May 8th, 2013 5:04 PM
Trying desperately to defend the Obama State Department's Benghazi failure on the day when House hearings in the fiasco commence, TIME's Joe Klein took to his keyboard on May 8 to hack out a 9-paragraph post about how "Republicans Are Still Chasing Their Tails on Benghazi." Back in November, you may recall, my colleague Mark Finkelstein noted how Klein was gobbling up Obama talking points on…

Joe Klein: Gun Advocates Feed People ‘Anti-American’ ‘Crap

April 7th, 2013 11:29 AM
TIME's Joe Klein went on another anti-gun rant this weekend. On the syndicated Chris Matthews Show, he said the desire to own a semi-automatic weapon "because the government in Washington is about to oppress us...is paranoia that these groups like the NRA, the Gun Owners of America, they feed this crap and it really is anti-American" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Joe Klein ‘Mystified Anyone Would Oppose Same-sex Marriage

March 26th, 2013 12:59 PM
It’s nice to see that members of the mainstream media are keeping an open mind as the Supreme Court begins hearing arguments today in the first of two cases that could reshape how America defines marriage. Exhibit A is TIME magazine’s Joe Klein, who appeared on this morning’s “Morning Joe” to share his utter disbelief that there was any need for the high court to entertain arguments against…

Joe Klein: Obama Thinks State of the Union Is Stronger Because 'He's B

February 10th, 2013 12:00 PM
In today's "Gag Me With A Spoon" segment, Time's Joe Klein on Sunday uttered some sychophantic words about the current White House resident that will send many Americans to their medicine chests for relief. Appearing on the syndicated Chris Matthews Show, Klein said with a huge smile on his face, "I think that the President really feels that the state of the union is stronger for several…

Joe Klein: NRA 'Acting Like a Bunch of Crazies These Days

January 20th, 2013 1:39 PM
There clearly is no limit to what liberal media members are allowed to say about the National Rifle Association in the wake of the massacre in Newtown, Connecticut. Appearing on the syndicated Chris Matthews Show Sunday, Time's Joe Klein said the NRA "are acting like a bunch of crazies these days" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Time’s Klein: Last Time Conservatives Were Rational, ‘Norquist Was

December 30th, 2012 7:42 PM
Time magazine’s Joe Klein can’t get his basic biographic facts straight, but he’s sure the “fiscal cliff” impasse should be blamed on Grover Norquist on Rush Limbaugh for leading a conservative culture “removed from reality” and “extreme in the most egregious way.” On CBS’s Face the Nation, after Peggy Noonan regretted how President Barack Obama allows “dreadful enervating dramas” while…

NBC's Todd Cites 'Very Smart' WH Aide Claiming With Today's GOP 'There

December 3rd, 2012 12:36 PM
Appearing on Monday's MSNBC Morning Joe, NBC chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd shared some inside information: "So I threw the Lincoln analogy at a close aide to the President last week, and he said, 'You know, with this Republican – with the way politics of Washington are today, there'd still be slavery.' That Lincoln wouldn't have been able to navigate the polarization..." [Listen to…

Klein Gobbles Obama's Benghazi Talking Points 'Like Thanksgiving Turke

November 26th, 2012 9:00 AM
At the end of Joe Klein's stupefying defense of Susan Rice and the Obama admin's misinformation campaign on the Benghazi outrage on today's Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough asked Time's Klein whether President Obama had invited him to play golf, "because you are just gobbling up the talking points like Thanksgiving turkey." H/t NB reader Carmel. Here were some of Klein's astounding assertions:…

Joe Klein: 'Bring Back Earmarks

November 25th, 2012 12:24 PM
America has created almost six trillion dollars in new debt in the past four years and Time magazine's Joe Klein wants to "bring back earmarks." On ABC's This Week Sunday, Klein also said, "I think John McCain did a tremendous disservice to this country by making such a huge campaign about earmarks" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Joe Klein: Benghazi Consulate Controversy 'The October Mirage - It Rea

October 21st, 2012 6:20 PM
The Obama-loving media were out in force Sunday downplaying the significance of the White House's ever-changing position on the attacks on our consulate in Benghazi last month. After New York Times White House correspondent Helene Cooper called the death of four Americans "peripheral to what's going on right now" on Meet the Press, Time magazine's Joe Klein told Face the Nation viewers this…

Time's Joe Klein: Netanyahu's Behavior Is 'Absolutely Outrageous and D

September 12th, 2012 10:20 AM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu came down strong on the Obama adminstration Tuesday for its failure to implement a foreign policy that would prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon. On MSNBC's Morning Joe Wednesday, Time magazine's Joe Klein called Netanyahu's actions "absolutely outrageous and disgusting" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Joe Klein Finds 'Republican Base is the Problem' for Romney, Paul Ryan

August 28th, 2012 8:06 AM
On Monday's Charlie Rose show on PBS, during a discussion of Mitt Romney's selection of Paul Ryan having the positive effect of "energizing" the GOP base, Time magazine's Joe Klein faulted Romney for not taking a "moderate stance" for the general election, asserting that the "Republican base is the problem, not the solution." He began:

Time's Joe Klein: 'Awful Lot of Celebration of Ignorance Going on in R

August 21st, 2012 6:19 PM
Time magazine's Joe Klein made a truly disgraceful comment on MSNBC's Hardball Tuesday. "The Republican Party has a major grassroots problem which is that a good part of its grassroots now celebrate ignorance. It’s more, it’s more than abortion and women’s rights" (video follows with transcript and commentary):