What? ABC Panelist Suggests Tillerson Was Fired for a War With Iran

March 18th, 2018 4:48 PM
In what really could only be described as a completely bonkers conspiracy theory, The Nation magazine editor Katrina vanden Heuvel suggested Sunday that Rex Tillerson was fired from the secretary of state position because his replacement was funded by the Koch brothers and because the administration wanted a war with Iran. If you’re confused, don’t worry, the rest of the liberal panel on ABC’s…

'Nation' Editor Bashes Tax Bill But Celebrates Its Impact at Starbucks

January 25th, 2018 10:26 AM
Liberals really are clueless about the positive impact of tax cuts. For proof, look no further than Nation Magazine editor and publisher Katrina vanden Heuvel. She attacked the GOP tax plan on Twitter when it passed, but is now celebrating its pratical impact on businesses.

ABC Panelist Declares, ‘Lives Will Be Lost’ After Obamacare Repeal

February 12th, 2017 3:35 PM
During a rather rowdy edition of ABC’s This Week on Sunday, publisher of The Nation, Katrina vanden Heuvel, went off the rails several times with radical predictions and unhinged proclamations. At the end of a conversation about how President Donald Trump and the Republican Party can ease the public fear of repealing Obamacare vanden Heuvel declared, “The very communities which elected Trump in…

Katrina Vanden Heuvel Calls John McCain an 'Armchair Warrior'

February 10th, 2017 12:52 AM
Katrina Vanden Heuvel, publisher of The Nation, went off on John McCain in an ill-advised, unhinged Wednesday morning tweet, declaring the decorated Navy veteran and former Vietnam prisoner of war an "armchair warrior." As best can be determined, vandenHeuvel is upset that the Arizona senator and 2008 Republican presidential candidate has previously stated that if Russia did indeed meddle in the…

ABC Blames Orlando Terror on Election Rhetoric and Guns in America

June 12th, 2016 12:10 PM
On Sunday, even after the FBI hinted the presence of a link to radical Islam, the panel on ABC’s This Week blamed the terrorist attack at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida on heated election rhetoric and guns in America. “I think we all ought to pause with what happened in Orlando today,” stated ABC’s Matt Dowd when asked if third party candidates could gain supporters, “And if we understand…

Vanden Heuvel Repeats Canard Tying Reagan to Site of Racist Murders

May 10th, 2016 1:31 PM
On Sunday's This Week show on ABC, during a panel discussion of Paul Ryan's reluctance to endorse GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, The Nation editor Katrina Vanden Heuvel was the latest liberal in the dominant media to repeat the discredited claim that former President Ronald Reagan began his 1980 presidential campaign at the site of a racist murder in Philadelphia, Mississippi. More…

Katrina vanden Heuvel: Trump Is Like Lonesome Rhodes

February 28th, 2016 7:09 PM
Perhaps Katrina vanden Heuvel, publisher of the far left The Nation, had the Oscar ceremonies tonight on her mind when she appeared this morning on ABC's This Week. She compared Donald Trump to Andy Griffith's character of Lonesome Rhodes in the movie "A Face In The Crowd" and even cited the fictitious scene which she thinks/hopes translates into real life when Lonesome mocked the television…

Nation Editor Uses Trump to Slam Bush 'Lies,' Calls Trump 'Bush' Twice

November 29th, 2015 1:38 PM
Far-left The Nation editor Katrina Vanden Heuvel was still exhibiting signs of Bush Derangement Syndrome on Sunday's Reliable Sources as she appeared on the CNN show to discuss Donald Trump's claims of seeing thousands of Muslims in New Jersey cheering on the 9/11 attacks. Vanden Heuvel not only used the controversy to rehash the war in Iraq as she complained that the media before the Iraq War…

Katrina vanden Heuvel: Right’s ‘Freedom’ Brings Oligarchy, Corruption

June 10th, 2015 5:55 PM
When it comes to the word “freedom,” liberals and conservatives long have told each other, in effect, “I do not think it means what you think it means.” Take Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor and publisher of The Nation, who in a Tuesday Washington Post column urged presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to endorse a “far more expansive” concept of freedom than the right’s “constrained notion” that’…

Katrina Vanden Heuvel Suggests Money in Politics Is Racist

May 29th, 2015 10:44 AM
Appearing on the Thursday edition of MSNBC’s The Last Word, The Nation's Katrina vanden Heuvel suggested that money in politics is discriminatory toward African-Americans: “Fifty years ago, African-Americans were discriminated against by poll taxes, literacy tests. Today, the skyrocketing costs of campaigns, including the super PACs you mentioned, these billionaires, have made everyday Americans…

The Nation Magazine Celebrates 150 Years of Liberalism

May 7th, 2015 1:47 PM
his year, there is a special birthday in liberal media. The Nation – the longest consecutively published weekly magazine – is turning 150; and in celebration, it published its longest issue to date. Included was a reprint of the magazine’s Founding Prospectus from 1865: "The Nation will not be the organ of any party, sect or body." In defiance of the founding statement, The Nation has always…

Stephanopoulos Worries Bernie Sanders Could ‘Weaken’ Hillary

May 3rd, 2015 11:37 AM
On Sunday, self-described Democratic Socialist Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) sat down with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos to discuss his newly formed presidential campaign and the This Week moderator fretted that his guest’s campaign could cause trouble for Hillary Clinton. Stephanopoulos claimed that “[m]ost people don’t believe you can actually become President of the United States. Are you worried at…

Vanden Heuvel: Some Americans Were Uneasy When Dems Dissed Obama

November 5th, 2014 11:38 PM
During MSNBC’s All In with Chris Hayes on Wednesday night, the show’s panel fretted over the droves of Democrats that ran campaigns against President Barack Obama in the midterm elections (instead of embracing him) and that led The Nation’s Katrina vanden Heuvel to wonder if such a tactic affected turnout among certain demographics due to “the dissing of a President.”  Vanden Heuvel first …

Katrina Vanden Heuvel Bashes Ukrainian President; Says ‘Demonization

July 18th, 2014 7:00 PM
On Friday’s Now With Alex Wagner, the editor of the far-left magazine The Nation, Katrina vanden Heuvel, declared to viewers that they keep in mind that the President of Ukraine has waged war “against his own people in southeastern Ukraine” and even though Russian President Vladimir Putin “is an authoritarian leader,” demonizing him “is not a policy” that the United States should continue.…