MSNBC Baffled by ‘Mystery’ of ‘Coincidental’ Iran Payoff
August 4th, 2016 4:26 PM
On her MSNBC show on Thursday, host Andrea Mitchell bemoaned the Obama administration’s “unforced error” in sending Iran $400 million at the exact same time American hostages were released from Tehran in January. She was puzzled by the decision: “...they never explained that this other money was going – the $400 million. It’s unrelated to the nuclear deal. Why…
'Don't Believe the Liberal Media' Sign Crashes WashPost's Hotel View
July 11th, 2016 3:45 PM
Washington Post national political correspondent Karen Tumulty arrived early in Cleveland on Monday for next week’s Republican National Convention (RNC) and upon entering her hotel room, she peered out the window to find a Media Research Center (MRC) billboard staring directly ahead at her with the MRC’s signature “Don’t Believe the Liberal Media” slogan.
MSNBC’s Take on Hillary Clinton’s Career: One of Tragedy and Triumph?
June 7th, 2016 6:34 PM
Tuesday on MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports, the eponymous host and Washington Post reporter Karen Tumulty painted Hillary Clinton’s career as one of tragedy and triumph, that included a rocky road of firsts that have always been achieved the “hard way,” and scorn overcome by “setting out, stumbling, picking herself back up, and grinding on.” Are you kidding me?
Univision Debate Recap: Winners And Losers
March 11th, 2016 11:00 AM
An evaluation of the state of play following Univision's 2016 Democratic presidential debate.
Univision/WashPost Democratic Debate: What To Watch For
March 9th, 2016 3:16 PM
Univision and The Washington Post join forces to moderate the Democrat debate. Here's what to expect: an "Agenda Latina" that leans left, starting with immigration.
Media Hand a 'Lifeline' to Hillary on Benghazi
October 20th, 2015 4:00 PM
Hillary Clinton is set to testify before the Benghazi committee on Thursday but the liberal media have spent weeks laying the groundwork for her. Instead of putting the onus on Clinton, her now-discredited story of the attacks being spurred by an anti-Muslim video, and her shady scheme to bypass the State Department e-mail system, the media have led up to the hearings by touting the supposed…
WashPost’s Tumulty: McCarthy Gave Hillary ‘Get Out of Jail Free Card’
October 6th, 2015 3:30 PM
On MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports on Tuesday, Washington Post reporter Karen Tumulty proclaimed that House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s comments about the Benghazi investigation had granted Hillary Clinton immunity from scandal: “...the Kevin McCarthy thing has been not only a political gift but it has been sort of a ‘get out of jail free’ card for her to sort…
Karen's Advice for Hillary: 'No Apologies, Just Keep Moving'
August 28th, 2015 4:52 PM
Asked by MSNBC's Ayman Mohyeldin whether Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton should apologize for comparing her GOP presidential rivals to terrorists, Washington Post national political corresondent Karen Tumulty demurred, remarking that "the lesson of Donald Trump in this election season is: no apologies, just keep moving."
PBS’s Washington Week Goes to Bat for Hillary Over E-Mail Scandal
August 16th, 2015 9:56 AM
On Friday’s Washington Week, PBS’s Gwen Ifill and her two panelists, Washington Post reporter Karen Tumulty and CNBC’s John Harwood, did their best in trying to defend Hillary Clinton from the ongoing controversy surrounding her use of a private e-mail server while Secretary of State.
MSNBC: ‘Opportunities’ for Hillary With GOP in ‘Complete Chaos’
August 11th, 2015 3:42 PM
On MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports on Tuesday, The Washington Post’s Karen Tumulty saw a big advantage for Hillary Clinton in the midst of the Republican primary campaign: “But the fact is this complete chaos on the Republican side is presenting a lot of opportunities for Hillary Clinton, not only to, again, paint them as extremists, but also to actually put some policy points…
NBC Harps on Jeb Bush's 'Pretty Bad Week;' 'Apparent Snub' from Rove
May 15th, 2015 9:39 PM
Friday's NBC Nightly News picked up where Today left off earlier in the day by hyping former Florida Governor Jeb Bush's "long week," after his Monday remark that he would have authorized an invasion of Iraq if he had been president in 2003. Lester Holt echoed Savannah Guthrie in underling that Bush has "struggled since then to put daylight between him and his brother's…
Charlie Rose, PBS Guests: GOP Reaction to Obama ‘Extreme,' ’Ludicrous'
November 21st, 2014 12:44 PM
In a segment on his PBS show Thursday night, Charlie Rose and his guests discussed President Obama’s executive order on illegal immigration and described the responses from those in the Republican Party as “a bit extreme” and “ludicrous” while also harping on the conundrum that Republican leadership now supposedly faces in dealing with…
ABC Skips, WashPost Downplays Majority Defines Obama a 'Failure'
September 15th, 2014 8:17 AM
When a Washington Post-ABC News poll ends up finding the "Best News for Republicans," the Post tries to find other findings to highlight in their headlines.
"Majority of Americans find Obama presidency a failure" wasn't going to be bolded on the front page. They went with "Support widens for air strikes" instead. ABC News, their polling partner, never found it.
WashPost Reporter Implies Obama Was 'Asleep at the Switch' on Border C
July 26th, 2014 7:57 PM
NPR talk show host Diane Rehm was probably panicking a bit on Friday as the liberal reporters roundtable seemed to agree that President Obama was “asleep at the switch” on the border-children crisis.
Washington Post reporter Karen Tumulty underlined last Sunday’s Washington Post story (skipped by the networks) that Team Obama had plenty of warning that the crisis was coming…