Lauer Fears Trump Trying to ‘Fire Up’ CPAC With Transgender Policy
February 23rd, 2017 11:18 AM
On Thursday’s NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer accused Donald Trump of reversing an Obama administration school transgender policy just to appease conservative activists gathering at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference: “Or is the timing more tied to the fact that CPAC starts today? Conservatives around the country coming for a victory party and he wants to fire up that…
Media Yawn Over Dem Filibuster, Scolded GOP Blocking of Obama Pick
January 31st, 2017 11:30 AM
Network reporters have barely noticed the brass knuckles threat from Senate Democrats to filibuster whoever President Trump nominates for the Supreme Court, regardless of the nominee’s qualifications or ideology. But that’s not the approach they took when Republicans blocked President Obama, then a lame duck, from picking a Justice during his final months in office.
Lauer Fears Trump Attacking Media, Longs for Obama Praising Press
January 27th, 2017 11:47 AM
During a panel discussion on Firday’s NBC Today examining President Trump’s first week in office, co-host Matt Lauer fretted over the new administration’s willingness to call out the liberal media: “[Trump] ran on this...idea that the media is bad and dishonest. Now his chief strategist at the White House, Steve Bannon, has given an interview to The New York Times....Quote…
NBC: Trump’s ‘All White Men’ Court Picks Give Dems 'Ammunition'
January 25th, 2017 12:15 PM
On Wednesday, NBC’s Today examined President Trump’s short list of possible Supreme Court nominees by focusing almost entirely on how Democrats would oppose any of the “all white men” being considered. In contrast, CBS This Morning covered the same topic but actually highlighted conservative concerns surrounding the appointment.
MSNBC's Toure Defends Hollywood Leftists As 'Real Americans'
January 9th, 2017 1:09 PM
Toure gave a spirited defense of Meryl Streep and the Hollywood left on Monday's MSNBC Live, after the actress gave an anti-Donald Trump speech at Sunday's Golden Globes. The 9/11 truther contended that movie stars are "just everyday Americans who did very well." He added that "they make up a significant and valuable portion of America....they are real Americans just as…
Nets Slam ‘Divisive,’ ‘Controversial’ Flynn's 'Infamous’ Statements
November 18th, 2016 12:40 PM
The network morning shows on Friday pounced on the announcement that Michael Flynn is Donald Trump’s choice for National Security Adviser, immediately branding the Army Lieutenant General “divisive,” “controversial,” fiery” and known for his “infamous” appearance at the 2016 Republican National Convention. In contrast, ABC and NBC saw Barack…
Shock: Dershowitz Blasts Reid's Liberal Hypocrisy on Anti-Semitism
November 15th, 2016 6:07 PM
Following Harry Reid’s speech Tuesday afternoon on the Senate floor trashing Donald Trump as he did with Mitt Romney, MSNBC guest and liberal lawyer Alan Dershowitz slammed Reid for loosely tossing around the accusation of anti-Semitism among Trump’s staff and suggested Reid check out far-left college campus for real instances of anti-Semitism.
NBC Poll Asks Voters if New Hillary E-Mail Probe a ‘Distraction’
November 1st, 2016 11:39 AM
On Tuesday’s NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer sarcastically dismissed the political impact of the FBI reopening an investigation into Hillary Clinton’s e-mail scandal as nothing more than a partisan issue: “I’m going to go way, way out on a limb here. I’m going to suggest that perhaps whether people see the [FBI director James] Comey letter as a distraction or…
'Unprecedented' Oct. Surprise? Nothing Tops Lawrence Walsh's '92 Stunt
October 29th, 2016 6:42 AM
FBI Director James Comey's letter to Congress indicating that the bureau has "learned of the existence of (Hillary Clinton) emails" which he concluded must be reviewed "to determine whether they contain classified information" has led to all kinds of people declaring the move an "unprecedented" October surprise. Even some people who should know better have…
MSNBC Demands Trump Camp Retract ‘Rigged’ Comments Post-FBI News
October 28th, 2016 5:29 PM
Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway naturally took to the cable news airwaves on Friday afternoon to comment on the bombshell news concerning new details the FBI will investigate regarding Hillary Clinton’s e-mail server and on MSNBC, she was pressured to withdraw her candidate’s insistence that the “system” is rigged to benefit Clinton.
NBC Claims Trump Booed by ‘His Crowd’ at Al Smith Dinner
October 21st, 2016 4:16 PM
While filling in for co-host Matt Lauer on Friday’s NBC Today, Nightly News anchor Lester Holt laughably claimed that the liberal New York elite at Thursday night’s Al Smith dinner should have been a friendly audience for Donald Trump. Noting how they jeered the Republican nominee’s address at the charity event, a baffled Holt declared: “He got booed. And not only did he…
Surprise: MSNBC Touts Hillary's Lack of Press Conferences in 2016
August 30th, 2016 12:15 PM
On Monday's MSNBC Live, Steve Kornacki refreshingly spotlighted Hillary Clinton's utter lack of press conferences in 2016. Kornacki used a "Most Important Number of the Day" segment to point out that Mrs. Clinton's last presser was "268 days ago [as of Monday]...on December Fourth of last year — December Fourth of 2015." The anchor also noted that there were…
Nets Silent as NH Gov Unable to Call Hillary ‘Honest’
August 17th, 2016 12:42 PM
In a recent interview with CNN senior political correspondent Manu Raju, New Hampshire Governor and Democratic Senate candidate Maggie Hassan repeatedly dodged questions about whether Hillary Clinton was “honest” and refused to vouch for Clinton’s credibility. Despite the embarrassing exchange making news on cable, the broadcast networks of NBC, ABC, and CBS all ignored the…
MSNBC Guest: Orlando Attack May Not Be Connected to Terror
July 15th, 2016 6:19 PM
During a discussion on Friday about the recent terrorist attack in Nice, France a guest on MSNBC claimed something absolutely ridiculous. Former United States Intelligence Officer Malcom Nance claimed that both the attack in Orlando, Florida and the attack in San Bernardino, California were not necessarily acts of ISIS terror. He pointed to instances of personal turmoil in the attackers’…