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’ lives as…

Today Show Shocked That Trump Tied With Clinton in Battleground States

June 22nd, 2016 6:57 PM
The crew on NBC's Today Show had a rather unpleasant revelation this morning. Despite the fact that Donald Trump supposedly had a bad few weeks in stark contrast to Hillary Clinton, he is still in a virtual tie with her in the polls in the key battleground states of Ohio and Pennsylvania. Watch them as they seem to awake from the insistent media narrative that Trump is in a really bad slump. 

CNN, MSNBC Barely Mention Corruption Conviction of Democratic Rep.

June 22nd, 2016 12:58 PM
On Tuesday, CNN and MSNBC minimized their coverage of a Pennsylvania jury convicting Democratic Congressman Chaka Fattah on 23 federal charges related to a scheme to repay campaign debt from an aborted 2007 bid to become mayor of Philadelphia. Jake Tapper stood out as the only CNN anchor, as of noon on Wednesday, to mention that Fattah was "found guilty on all 23 charges he faced — including…

On MSNBC, George Takei Pleads #VoteBlueNoMatterWho

May 31st, 2016 5:24 PM
Tuesday morning on MSNBC Live, host Steve Kornacki had liberal actor turned activist George Takei on as a guest. Gone are the days where Star Trek fans remember George Takei as their beloved Mr. Sulu. Now, he has coined the phrase #VoteBlueNoMatterWho, and is encouraging Democrats around the country, specifically Californians, to keep their eye on the prize and get behind Hillary Clinton. 

DNC Chair Avoids Answering Questions on Debating Her Primary Opponent

May 12th, 2016 6:42 PM
Given MSNBC's reputation as a liberal cable channel, it's rare for a program anchor to press a Democratic official on an issue that could embarrass the guest, but that's what happened on Wednesday afternoon. Meet the Press Daily Host Steve Kornacki asked Debbie Wasserman Schultz -- a representative from Florida and chair of the Democratic National Committee -- several times regarding a call for…

Hot Air Hammers MSNBC for Fibbing About Length of Benghazi Cmte

April 20th, 2016 3:12 PM
Hot Air editor Jazz Shaw offered an excellent piece on Tuesday completely debunking the false claim put forth on the Friday edition of MSNBC’s All In from fill-in host Steve Kornacki that the House Select Committee on Benghazi is the “longest running investigation” of its kind. Hoping to use a bogus chart to bolster his fib, Kornacki stood in contrast to even the liberal site Politifact as they…

Sharpton: 'Inappropriate' for Bill Clinton to 'Lecture' BLM Protesters

April 11th, 2016 7:02 PM
During a Thursday guest appearance on MSNBC, the Rev. Al Sharpton -- whose weekday afternoon show on the liberal cable channel was replaced with a program on Sunday mornings – claimed that former President Bill Clinton should apologize for “lecturing” two protesters from the Black Lives Matter movement in a rally held a week earlier in Philadelphia. When host Steve Kornacki asked if the civil…

Steve Kornacki, Cokie Roberts Boost Hillary in Gooey Vogue Profile

February 25th, 2016 10:13 AM
Vogue magazine published a typically gooey piece on Hillary Clinton in their March issue, typical because Vogue editor Anna Wintour has hosted two fundraisers for Hillary in this cycle, one in the Hamptons and one in Paris. Vogue writer Jonathan Van Meter interviewed only inside the Hillary bubble on this one, which included journalists like MSNBC’s Steve Kornacki and NPR’s Cokie Roberts.

Kornacki: Trump May Be 'Electable' Due to Planned Parenthood Position

February 22nd, 2016 6:58 PM
Donald Trump may strike general election voters as "moderate" and hence be "electable," more so than anyone else remaining in the GOP primary field, because of his stand in favor of taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood. That's the take of MSNBC's Steve Kornacki, at least: "When you look at health care, Planned Parenthood, he could be more moderate, maybe more electable, than any Republican I’ve…

David Frum: GOP 'Repressed' the 'Trauma' of Bush Presidency

February 15th, 2016 5:48 PM
The polarizing former George W. Bush speech writer, David Frum was on MSNBC Live Monday afternoon to share his thoughts about Donald Trump attacking his former boss. Frum argued that the GOP needs to reflect on the Bush years, and described the GOP as a repressed mental patient. “And in Freudian psychology, the theory was, you suffered a trauma, you repressed it, but you could never make it go…

AP Ignores Minn. Terror Suspect's Involvement With Airport De-Icing

December 25th, 2015 11:58 PM
In a year-end interview with National Public Radio, President Barack Obama largely blamed "a saturation of news" coming from a media which "is pursuing ratings" for growing concerns in America over the ability of ISIS and other terrorists to conduct attacks on U.S. soil, and indicated that "it's up to the media to make a determination about how they want to cover things." It's reasonable to…

NBC's Todd: Most Americans Fear Islam Because of 'Lack of Familiarity'

December 8th, 2015 8:23 PM
Appearing as a guest on MSNBC Live with Kate Snow, NBC Meet the Press host Chuck Todd tried to explain away a poll showing that most Americans have a negative view of Islam by chalking it up largely to a "lack of familiarity" with the religion, and declared that "unfamiliarity breeds the fear."

Matthews Berates Kornacki for Failing to Denounce Carson Fast Enough

November 10th, 2015 8:30 AM
Ken Shepherd pointed out Monday that Chris Matthews marched a hard line on Ben Carson’s memoir and the charge stories in it aren’t true: “you better damn well know they're true. Now, maybe you know you can't substantiate them right away. But they'd better be damn true, not sort of true.” Soopermexican at The Right Scoop found Matthews jumped all over his MSNBC colleague Steve Kornacki before…

MSNBC: Ad Calling Sanders ‘Honest’ is ‘Veiled Shot’ at Hillary

November 2nd, 2015 1:01 PM
Appearing on the 11 a.m. ET hour of MSNBC Live on Monday, Up host Steve Kornacki fretted that Bernie Sanders was attacking Hillary Clinton in his first television campaign ad: “There is also – and see if you can spot it in here – there is also a veiled shot at Hillary Clinton.”