MSNBC: Leaning Left for 15 Long Years - A Year-by-Year Video Retrospec

July 7th, 2011 10:13 AM
Tonight MSNBC's cast and crew will gather in Washington D.C. to celebrate their network being on the air for 15 long years. In that time its hosts, reporters and guests have attacked conservatives and Republicans on everything from impeaching Bill Clinton and conducting a war on terrorism, up to the fight over public unions. All the while some of its reporters and hosts have been thrilled by…

Scarborough Blames 'American Apathy' and Republicans for the Continu

June 30th, 2010 11:56 AM
Joe Scarborough on Monday continued to spin for Barack Obama, this time defending the President’s war strategy in Afghanistan and placing blame on the American people. Citing a New York Times columnist, the Morning Joe host complained, "And as Frank Rich said, the President's best political ally on Afghanistan is apathy. Americans don't care that their sons and daughters are going off to fight…

NAACP’s Double Standard Concerning Don Imus and Isaiah Washington Fi

June 14th, 2007 6:55 PM
The Associated Press reported Thursday that the executive director of the NAACP’s Hollywood bureau is displeased with “Grey’s Anatomy” star Isaiah Washington being fired for making anti-gay slurs.Yet, the NAACP was strongly in favor of Don Imus being terminated by CBS and MSNBC in April for his statements concerning the Rutgers women’s basketball team.Double standard? You be the judge.This is…

Al Roker Demanded Imus Be Fired for Joke; Now Media Ignores Al's Own I

June 13th, 2007 11:30 AM
Al Roker was one of the villagers with torches who stormed the castle demanding that Don Imus be fired, but now the foot is in the other mouth. On the June 7 edition of the “Today” show, during a segment discussing London's truly horrible 2012 Olympic logo, which was said to have driven people into epileptic seizures upon viewing, Roker cracked a joke about the disorder. Without turning…

MSNBC's Scarborough: 'Do You Think' Mrs. Fred Thompson 'Works the Pole

June 4th, 2007 5:08 PM
Conservative blogs are abuzz with a controversial remark MSNBC's Joe Scarborough made on his Friday "Morning Joe" program about Jeri Thompson, the wife of former Sen. Fred Thompson (R-Tenn.), who is mulling over a White House bid. [More Scarborough coverage linked below the fold]Hot Air has the video.Here's the relevant transcript:

'Imus' Radio Producer Debates Al Sharpton on 'Hannity & Colmes

May 13th, 2007 12:16 AM
For those that missed it, Friday night’s debate on Fox News’ “Hannity & Colmes” between “Imus in the Morning” producer Bernard McGuirk and Rev. Al Sharpton was a fireworks-filled extravaganza (video in three parts available here, here, and here; full transcript follows).Without question, McGuirk came prepared to take on the man conceivably most responsible for his termination by CBS Radio, as…

Warm Welcome for Hillary on MSNBC: 'You Have Been a Unifying Force

May 11th, 2007 10:39 AM
Boycotts are falling everywhere. With the French having elected Sarkozy, American conservatives are feeling good about buying Beaujolais again. And with Imus gone from MSNBC, Hillary Clinton has ended her one-woman boycott of the network's morning-show slot. Hillary had famously shunned the shock-jock's show in the wake of his suggestive shtick at a Radio & TV Correspondents dinner with Pres…

MSNBC Goes Hard Left In the Morning: Stephanie Miller In The Imus Slot

April 26th, 2007 1:14 PM

Tom DeLay Calls For Conservatives to Take Down Rosie O’Donnell

April 14th, 2007 10:31 AM
This is waaaaay too funny, folks, and requires all combustibles, potables, and sharp objects to be properly stowed before proceeding. In response to the recent brouhaha concerning Don Imus and the Rutgers women’s basketball team, former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay has called on “conservatives to use the available media (radio talk shows, blogs, letters to the editor) to protest and demand…

Black Sportswriter Calls Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton Terrorists

April 14th, 2007 9:04 AM
In the midst of this disgraceful Don Imus affair, one thing has been sickeningly apparent: few members of the media have the guts to stand up to Jesse Jackson and Al Sharpton and call them out for their obvious hypocrisy.Such can certainly not be said of Jason Whitlock, an African-American sportswriter for the Kansas City Star who not only wrote a remarkable, must-read column on this subject…

CBS's Harry Smith Pitches Softballs to Al Sharpton

April 13th, 2007 1:21 PM

MSNBC Turns Over 14 Minutes of Imus Time Slot to Jackson and Sharpton

April 12th, 2007 12:35 PM
On the Thursday edition of what would be MSNBC’s "Imus in the Morning" simulcast, NBC reporter David Gregory spent almost 15 minutes of air time discussing the radio host's firing with the Reverends Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson. Gregory, who quarreled with Sharpton on the April 10 "Hardball" over his role in the Tawana Brawley false rape charges, did not broach the subject again. He did, however…

Was Team Hillary Especially Interested In Removing Imus from Cable TV

April 12th, 2007 9:19 AM

Imus Firing: Lauer Suggests NBC Caved to Pressure; Vieira Holds Sharpt

April 12th, 2007 9:16 AM
Give Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira credit. On this morning's "Today," Lauer suggested to his boss's face that in firing Don Imus he had caved to pressure from advertisers and people like Al Sharpton. And Vieira held Al Sharpton's feet to the fire, now that he had Imus' scalp, about going after rappers and others who use similar language every day.Here's part of the exchange, which came at 7:…