NPR Anchor Surprised: Black Congresswoman Clams Up About Omar
March 13th, 2019 10:57 PM
On Tuesday's Morning Edition newscast, NPR host Steve Inskeep interviewed freshman Rep. Lauren Underwood, who narrowly defeated conservative Rep. Randy Hultgren in November. Inskeep touted how she's rare as a young black woman who represents a mostly-white district in suburbs and exurbs around Chicago. But boy, did she NOT want to talk about her fellow freshman Ilhan Omar.
McCabe Gets Weird on NPR, Refuses to Answer About Lying Under Oath
February 19th, 2019 6:08 AM
NPR's Morning Edition on Monday split its Andrew McCabe interview into two segments. On the home page they were promoting Russiagate: "Andrew McCabe, Ex-FBI Deputy, Describes 'Remarkable' Number Of Trump-Russia Contacts." On air, that segment never mentioned his lying under oath to the FBI. There was a second segment simply titled "Andrew McCabe Discusses His Firing.…
Bozell & Graham Column: Kenneth Starr, Still Getting Hardballs
September 11th, 2018 10:39 PM
Twenty years after he recommended to Congress that President Clinton be impeached for perjury and obstruction of justice, Kenneth Starr has written a book about it. Surely, with the passage of time and many other books exploring the Lewinsky affair and the other Clinton scandals, Starr can be treated with dignity and respect. Back then, he faced ABC’s Diane Sawyer calling his Starr Report…
WaPo Reporter: Trump Out to ‘Silence’ Minorities With 'Bully Pulpit'
May 27th, 2018 3:09 PM
NBC wasn’t the only network news outlet to spout liberal hyperbole about national anthem supporters and President Trump’s motives. During Sunday’s This Week, Washington Post national correspondent Wesley Lowery joined ABC’s “powerhouse” roundtable where he claimed as fact that Trump’s goal in harping on the NFL protestors was “silence”…
NPR Gently Nudges Palestinian Man Saying 'We Want to Burn' the Jews
May 16th, 2018 9:31 PM
Our friend David Rutz at the Washington Free Beacon found a frustrating/fascinating report by NPR Morning Edition anchor Steve Inskeep in Gaza. He softly interviewed a 19-year-old Palestinian with a swastika kite. Inskeep said "they use it to discredit you," and the man responds "We want to burn them" (the Jews). If Inskeep were interviewing a 19-year-old neo-Nazi in…
NPR Finally Takes Broaddrick Seriously, But Hillary's Spokesman Scoffs
November 24th, 2017 9:20 AM
On Wednesday morning, NPR's Morning Edition suddenly revisited Juanita Broaddrick's story as something that wasn't exactly disproved. Morning host Steve Inskeep brought on longtime Hillary Clinton spokesman Phillippe Reines to discuss his attack on Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), who turned on the Clintons and said Bill should have resigned in the wake of the Lewinsky scandal.
NPR Lets Obama-Era Official Bash Justice Department Under Sessions
August 3rd, 2017 11:25 AM
NPR aired a completely one-sided segment on Wednesday's Morning Edition that targeted the Attorney General Jeff Sessions's leadership of the Justice Department. Carrie Johnson played up that a possible Justice Department initiative targeting colleges' affirmative action policies on admissions was " just part of a broader rollback of Obama-era priorities in civil rights, from…
Newt Gingrich Mocks NPR During Interview for Living in 'Fantasy Land'
July 27th, 2017 1:23 PM
The taxpayer-funded liberal sandbox known as NPR lowered itself to a Newt Gingrich interview on Wednesday’s Morning Edition, and Gingrich was combatively countering the media narrative on the Russia probe. He insisted special counsel Robert Mueller and fired FBI director Jim Comey represent a “very liberal” Justice Department that has identified no crime to investigate. NPR anchor Rachel…
NYT Exec. Editor: Fox News, CNN Campaign Coverage ‘Bad for Democracy'
October 28th, 2016 4:07 PM
New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet criticized the coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign by the Cable News Network and the Fox News Channel as being “in the long run, bad for democracy and those institutions” in an interview with the Financial Times published on Friday.
“This mix of entertainment and news, and news masquerading as entertainment, is kind of funny…
On NPR, WashPost Editor Says Trump's 'Against...American Democracy'
October 12th, 2016 2:11 PM
On Tuesday’s Morning Edition on National Public Radio, they turned to a liberal media eminence to explain just how easily Hillary Clinton is winning this election. Washington Post assistant managing editor David Maraniss was just an “Author” in their online headline. Armed with this authority, Maraniss proceeded to talk exactly like a hyperbolic MSNBC surrogate for the Clintons…
Top NYT Editor: Trump's a Conscious 'Liar,' But Hillary's a Normal Pol
September 23rd, 2016 11:30 AM
On Thursday's Morning Edition, National Public Radio host Steve Inskeep interviewed New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet regarding the paper’s provocative decision to overturn journalistic convention in the wake of Donald Trump’s success and to start reporting his alleged misstatements as “lies.” But when asked about HIllary, Baquet apparently forgot Clinton…
ABC: 'Terrible,' 'Damaging' E-Mail Scandal Makes Hillary Look 'Silly'
September 6th, 2016 5:34 PM
Three panelists on ABC's This Week on Sunday all agreed that the latest development in Hillary Clinton's e-mail scandal will impact her campaign negatively. Matthew Dowd asserted that the FBI's release of their interview notes was "really damaging...the majority of the country doesn't trust her; and this only adds to that problem." Steve Inskeep acknowledged that the…
On NPR, Sam and Cokie Recall When the GOP 'Became Much More Racist'
July 20th, 2016 5:11 PM
The one-time ABC Sunday hosting duo of Sam Donaldson and Cokie Roberts appeared together on Tuesday morning on NPR's Morning Edition to discuss convention history. Roberts is still an NPR analyst. They began with the 1964 GOP convention, and Donaldson said "I think this was the first convention of the modern Republican hard-right conservatism." Roberts said "Absolutely right,…
Inskeep Pushes Obama from Left on Race, Trump Hurting His Legacy
July 4th, 2016 7:31 PM
National Public Radio’s Steve Inskeep was back at it by scoring another interview with one of his favorite subjects in President Obama (with the transcript released on July 1) and included questions from the left on immigration reform, Donald Trump threatening to stand in Obama’s way of becoming a leftist Ronald Reagan, and white privilege being a centerpiece of the 2016 election.