Column: The Press Secretary Puts Down Bombastic Reporters

July 10th, 2020 6:10 AM

The July 6 Washington Post carried a typically colorful headline on top of the Style section. “A binder full of bombast: Kayleigh McEnany plays her boss and his base with derisive news briefing walk-offs.”

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'Absurd' Query to McEnany: Is Trump Sad the South Lost the Civil War?

June 29th, 2020 5:08 PM

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany had to deal with what she called "absolutely absurd" questions at Monday's press briefing. Ryan Lizza of The New Yorker asked the president believed "it was a good thing that the South lost the Civil War?"

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Extreme Politico: Why Is Biden Rejecting ‘Bold’ BLM Proposals?

June 29th, 2020 10:02 AM

According to Politico, the problem with Joe Biden is that he’s not adopting the “boldest” proposals of Black Lives Matter. Chiding the Democrat as too tame, writers Ryan Lizza, Laura Barron-Lopez and Holly Otterbein on Friday complained that the presumptive nominee hasn’t embraced BLM enough. The article didn’t mention, however what some of those official positions are, including the…

Column: Showboating with 100,000 Dead

May 29th, 2020 5:58 AM
On May 27, the American death toll from coronavirus sunk into the six figures: 100,000 lives lost. That’s a very sad number, made sadder when we ponder that the virus prevents loved ones from saying goodbye in person, and makes any funeral an extremely small event. So the nation's largest national newspaper made dramatic front pages, implying the losses were at least in part Trump's…
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CNN Analyst to McEnany: How Many Deaths Are Okay for WH by November?

May 26th, 2020 6:57 PM
CNN political analyst and Politico writer Ryan Lizza decided during Monday’s briefing to follow girlfriend Olivia Nuzzi from April 27 and ask a snarky question about how many deaths would be acceptable to the White House in terms of President Trump’s reelection prospects. The only difference here was Nuzzi tried to trap Trump whereas Lizza’s verbal grenade was lobbed at…
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Stelter Throws Hardballs at McEnany, Softballs at Harsh Olivia Nuzzi

May 3rd, 2020 4:46 PM
On Sunday's Reliable Sources, CNN host Brian Stelter cued up New York magazine reporter Olivia Nuzzi to defend herself for asking Trump if he deserves re-election after he "lost" more Americans than died in the Vietnam War. Nuzzi's boyfriend Ryan Lizza of Politico claimed it's "never been the case" that reporters showboated in the briefing room. Has he never…
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Here’s the WORST of CNN’s Hatefest After Trump's Fourth of July Speech

July 4th, 2019 10:40 PM
Over the course of about 28 minutes of airtime (including commercials) following the President’s Fourth of July event A Salute to America, CNN’s The Situation Room put on one of the most disgraceful displays of liberal media bias, Trump hatred, and slights at America you’ll ever see. Attacking the President like bitter preschoolers, a cast of CNN personalities bashed the Trump…
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CNN's Mudd on Being Subject of Mueller Probe: 'I'd Wet My Pants'

April 4th, 2018 2:53 PM
Unhinged people can be counted on to deliver colorfully deranged quotes and on Tuesday night's CNN Tonight the reliably batty Philip Mudd, in his role as their counterterrorism analyst, did not disappoint. In reaction to the good news for President Donald Trump that Special Counsel Robert Mueller named him not a target but merely a subject for investigation, Mudd declared that subject…
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CNN Smears Dr. Jackson as Just an Unqualified Trump Loyalist

March 29th, 2018 12:51 AM
On Wednesday night, CNN continued its unholy and fact-devoid crusade to tar and feather every one of President Trump’s new high-profile government hires as nothing more than a clueless Trump stooge off the street or a Fox News personality. This time, their unfortunate target was Navy Rear Admiral Dr. Ronny Jackson hours after the President nominated him to be the new Secretary of the…
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Lemon Channels Rather By Defending FNC Fib, Argues Spirit Was True

March 2nd, 2018 1:42 PM
CNN Tonight host Don Lemon trapped himself in a lie this week, falsely claiming that the Fox News Channel (or “Trump TV” in his mind) had never covered the White House resignation of Hope Hicks. He offered “apologies for that” on Thursday but it was anything but that as he channeled Dan Rather and Michael Wolff in arguing that the spirit of his lie was true.
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CNN Touts CT Gun Control As 'Model,' Ignores Recent Murder Increases

February 22nd, 2018 2:30 PM
Over the past week, strict gun laws in Connecticut have been repeatedly touted on CNN as an example to be enacted nationally, with New Day host Alisyn Camerota pushing the laws the most frequently. The simplistic narrative has been promoted that there has been a "direct correlation" between the passage of new gun control in 2013 and lower numbers of homicides and violent incidents seen…
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CNN, MSNBC Blame Climate Change for Harvey, Knock Poor Trumpers

August 28th, 2017 6:17 PM
While there have been only a smattering of climate change references since Hurricane Harvey took over news cycles, CNN and MSNBC featured more shameful exploitations of the hurricane on Monday to promote climate change as thousands were in need of help from rising flood waters.
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‘Kudos to the German Journalists’; CNN Gushes Over German Questioners

March 17th, 2017 5:30 PM
On Friday afternoon, a slew of CNN personalities could barely contain their approval with the German journalists who questioned President Trump, swooning how they exclusively stuck to the wiretapping claims and should be given “kudos” for their questions from the left. 
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CNN Mocks MSNBC’s Overhyped Trump-Taxes Exclusive: Not ‘Explosive’

March 14th, 2017 11:41 PM
Late Tuesday evening, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow sent out an enticing tweet declaring that she would expose newly authenticated copies of President Donald Trump’s 2005 tax returns. As her show aired and the White House put out their official statement, it became clear that the hype was much to do about nothing. The revelation that Trump made roughly $150 million and paid $38 million in…