Why Is Putin’s Army Inept?

October 7th, 2022 9:54 PM

WASHINGTON -- Whatever happened to the Russian Army? For that matter, whatever happened to the Russian Air Force or the Russian Navy whose flagship is now at the bottom of the Black Sea? The answer is nothing. Nothing has happened to the Russian military for 50 years, and President Vladimir Putin should have thought twice before heaving his armed forces into war.

MSNBC's Monica Novotny Sympathetic to Anti-Happy Meal Campaign

April 28th, 2010 12:45 PM
Shortly before 11 a.m. this morning, a sympathetic Monica Novotny interviewed anti-obesity activist Meme Roth about a new law in Santa Clara County, California, banning the distribution of free toys in kids meals at fast food restaurants.That's right, the food police have a warrant out for Ronald McDonald.But rather than include a voice of dissent to challenge Roth on the government-expanding,…

MSNBC Talking Points: Touting Obama as a Pro-gun President, Lecturing

April 19th, 2010 12:55 PM
MSNBC on Monday repeatedly promoted Barack Obama as a pro-Second Amendment President and chastised gun-rights activists for "worrying" so much over this issue. News Live host Monica Novotny talked to Skip Coryell, the founder of the Second Amendment march on Washington and complained, "What are you guys worried about?She then touted, "Our political unit today was reminding us in the First Read…

MSNBC Touts Bizarre Vanity Fair Piece on Republicans Costing Taxpayers

April 16th, 2010 12:47 PM
MSNBC's Monica Novotny on Friday highlighted a dubious Vanity Fair piece lamenting the "cost" of the Republican Party opposing Barack Obama's agenda. The News Live host talked to writers Duff McDonald and Peter Keating about their contention that the "party of no" has cost taxpayers $1.34 billion. Apparently, the GOP and various conservative organizations total this much by not supporting health…

Time’s Mark Halperin: Dem Loss in Mass. = Win For ObamaCare

January 18th, 2010 3:48 PM
In a bizarre twist of logic, on Monday’s Morning Joe program on MSNBC, Time magazine’s Mark Halperin argued that if Democrat Martha Coakley lost the race for the Massachusetts Senate, it would improve chances of health care reform passing: “I actually think they may get health care more easily than if they win.”While Halperin acknowledged that losing the Senate seat that once belonged to the late…

Chuck Todd: Biggest Political Loser Not Obama But Daley in Olympic Los

October 2nd, 2009 1:07 PM
Although he led the full-court press for Chicago, including the first-ever in-person lobbying effort by a sitting U.S. president for the host site for an Olympic Games, Barack Obama wasn't the biggest political loser from today's stunning fourth-place finish in selection process, MSNBC's Chuck Todd insisted. [audio available here]It was Mayor Richard M. Daley (D-Chicago).See the video embedded at…

'Pres. Obama Doesn't Have A Very Robust Sense Of Humor

August 18th, 2009 5:25 PM
You might call it a decided understatement. Still, it was refreshing to hear a member of the White House press corps state an inconvenient truth about Pres. Obama: that he is under-supplied in the sense of humor department.Julie Mason, White House correspondent of the Washington Examiner, offered the observation this afternoon on MSNBC. She was on to discuss the awkward situation created by the…

MSNBC Hosts: Town Hall Protests Are Threat to Obama’s Life

August 7th, 2009 5:23 PM
At the top of the 4:00PM ET hour on MSNBC Friday, fill-in co-anchor Monica Novotny issued a dire warning about protests at health care town hall meetings: "The town hall confrontations are turning violent....Where is all of this heading? New fears for the safety of America’s first African-American president." [Audio/video (0:33): Mp3 | WMV]In a later segment, co-anchor David Shuster interviewed…

Abortion Doctor on MSNBC Compares Pro-Lifers to Taliban

June 1st, 2009 5:43 PM
During live MSNBC coverage in the 9AM EST hour on Monday about the murder of abortion doctor George Tiller, guest Dr. Warren Hern, a fellow abortionist and friend of Tiller, declared: "Dr. Tiller's crime was that he helped women and the man who killed him tried to kill an idea. The idea is freedom. So we don't have to invade other countries to find the terrorists. They’re here killing doctors who…