NewsBusters Podcast: WashPost Loses Their WashPoo Over GOP and 1/6
April 25th, 2022 8:09 PM
Sunday's Washington Post looked like a partisan rag with a collection of hit pieces (and a cartoon) on McCarthy and his "humiliating pilgrimage" to Mar-a-Lago to make nice with the former president after the GOP anger subsided. He would be a terrible speaker, they insisted, and would cause more "debacles" like this.
CONFLICT? WashPost Owner Bezos Gives Obama Foundation $100 Million
November 23rd, 2021 12:28 PM
It looks like The Washington Post may run into a conflict of interest problem the next time it fawns over former President Barack Obama’s allegedly “chiseled pectorals.”
WashPost Touts 'Reality-Grounded' Briefings Under Biden, Skips Scandal
January 19th, 2021 10:25 AM
Washington Post columnist Karen Tumulty wrote a piece for Tuesday’s paper headlined “The return of White House press briefings.” It’s not like the briefings disappeared in 2020. But then you see the online headline: “Get ready for reality-grounded White House press briefings.” She insisted Kayleigh McEnany “set a new standard in shamelessness” at the podium.
WashPost Columnist Gushes for Biden, Discloses Her Son Works for Biden
August 16th, 2020 4:19 PM
Washington Post reporter-turned-columnist Karen Tumulty has a splashy big positive column about Biden campaign manager Jennifer O’Malley Dillon in the Sunday paper headlined “The woman who transformed Joe Biden’s campaign.” Then, in paragraph three, she disclosed a conflict of interest: "My adult son works for the Biden campaign."
Washington Post Prints Basically a Three-Page Campaign Ad for Pelosi
March 29th, 2020 11:10 PM
On the last Sunday in March a year ago, The Washington Post Magazine published a goopy cover story titled "Pelosi's Moment. On the last Sunday in March this year, The Post published an "Opinion Essay" in the A section that went on for three pages (with eight photographs) celebrating Pelosi as "A troublemaker with a gavel." Karen Tumulty wrote what sounded like a very…
ABC Panel Frets Pelosi’s Impeachment Delay, Lack of Public Interest
December 22nd, 2019 12:04 PM
During the “Powerhouse Roundtable” portion of Sunday’s This Week on ABC, some on the panel of left-wing journalists shared concerns about Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) tactic of refusing to hand over the Articles of Impeachment against President Trump to the Senate. On top of that, there were worries about the public’s minimal interest in the proceedings.
Washington Post’s Tumulty Pleads for Obama to Save Nation from Trump
July 20th, 2019 10:51 PM
Former President Barack Obama still inspires many a journalist. Karen Tumulty, a longtime correspondent for Time magazine and, until last year, a national political correspondent for the Washington Post, pleaded in a Tuesday column this past week for Obama to save the nation from President Donald Trump. “Speak up, President Obama,” read the July 16 Washington Post print headline.
MSNBC's Mika: It Would Be 'Sad' If Biden Stops Hugging, Kissing Me
April 2nd, 2019 10:03 AM
Others might be grossed out by Joe Biden's unwanted touching. But Mika Brzezinski has made it crystal clear that she wants to continue getting affection from good old Uncle Joe. For the second day running on Morning Joe, Mika came to Biden's defense over accusations of unwanted physical contact with women. Yesterday, Mika suggested that Lucy Flores had misconstrued Biden's actions,…
Carl Bernstein: Trump 'Unfit to Be the President' After Mattis Resigns
December 25th, 2018 5:02 PM
CNN’s Reliable Sources used to be a show about journalism and media ethics. In the Trump era, it’s all about Trump and conservatives ruining America. After weighing in on the “embarrassing” government shutdown, it did not take long for the discussion to veer off into a debate about whether or not the Mattis resignation letter proves that President Trump is…
NPR Anchor Asks If GOP Using the 'Mob' Word Will 'Backfire' with Women
October 14th, 2018 11:51 AM
On Friday's night's All Things Considered, the Week in Politics segment began by pushing the theme that the Republican rhetoric about "mobs" is all wrong, and will harm them in the midterms. NPR anchor Ailsa Chang brought no context about protesters mobbing the front door of the Supreme Court, or screaming Sen. Ted Cruz and his wife out of a restaurant. She said the "mob…
WashPost's Tumulty Compares Russian Trolling to Pearl Harbor Attack
February 19th, 2018 12:42 PM
Did you know that the Russian trolling during the 2016 election was so horrible and transformative that it compares to...the attack upon Pearl Harbor? While you chuckle over that observation, keep in mind that the absurd comparison was made by Karen Tumulty of the Washington Post. Of course, the reason why she went so far over the edge was in order to attack President Donald Trump for his…
Morning Joe Obsesses Over McCarthy’s Trump Joke
May 18th, 2017 1:54 PM
In the tumultuous world we currently live, there are a number of worthy topics of discussion. One possibility could be international issues involving countries such as North Korea, Iran, or ISIS. Another might be hotly debated domestic issues including health care, entitlements, or even national spending. Instead of any of this, the cast of MSNBC’s Morning Joe chose to spend an entire…
WashPost Champions Al Franken as 'Perfect Senator' & 'Political Star'
March 19th, 2017 8:55 AM
To underline how The Washington Post is a Democratic Party newspaper, the Sunday edition has a front-page puff piece on Sen. Al Franken. “Franken takes a judicious approach,” reads the newspaper headline. Online, the love is more palpable: “Al Franken may be the perfect senator for the Trump era — a deadly serious funnyman.”
CNN Panel Shuts Down GOP Guest When He Mentions PP Video Scandal
November 29th, 2016 4:06 PM
On Tuesday afternoon, CNN Newsroom expressed discomfort and promptly went into spin mode for Planned Parenthood as host Brooke Baldwin and two panelists shouted down Trump supporter Steve Cortes for alluding to the Planned Parenthood baby parts scandal and expressing support for the Republican push to defund the abortion provider under President-elect Donald Trump’s administration.