Krauthammer Schools WaPo’s King on Obama’s Failure in Iraq

June 22nd, 2013 4:06 PM
Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer and the Washington Post’s Colby King got into a heated debate on PBS’s Inside Washington Friday over who’s to blame for Iraq spinning out of control now that the United States is no longer there. Not surprisingly, King was opposed to laying any of the blame on President Obama for failing to negotiate a troop withdrawal that left some…

On PBS, Krauthammer Calls Attention to Low Confidence in News Media

June 20th, 2013 5:45 PM
Charles Krauthammer brilliantly and effortlessly raised an issue on last Friday’s Inside Washington that is near and dear to our hearts here at NewsBusters. It came during a discussion of the immigration reform effort now underway in both houses of Congress. Panelists Evan Thomas and Nina Totenberg agreed that if immigration reform fails to pass, given that many in both parties support it…

Eleanor Clift: My Ancestors Were Probably at the Low End of the Educat

June 2nd, 2013 6:49 PM
Newsweek’s Eleanor Clift on Friday said something that might explain a lot to conservatives. After Pat Buchanan commented on PBS’s McLaughlin Group that "the United States is moving towards Third World [education] standards because most of the students coming in now, the principle feeder nation in the country now is Mexico which is at the bottom of the OECD,” Clift…

Mark Shields: Fox News Acts Like 'Fourth Branch of Government' Not App

June 1st, 2013 4:16 PM
PBS's Mark Shields on Friday, in an attempt to mock Fox News, actually made a bit of a fool of himself. After noting on Inside Washington that ObamaCare had passed Congress, been signed into law by the President, and affirmed by the Supreme Court, Shields ridiculed Fox News as being "a fourth branch of government...that hasn't approved it" (video follows with transcript and…

Politico's Evan Thomas Calls Obama 'Dishonest' and Hypocritical

June 1st, 2013 3:57 PM
Politico's Evan Thomas went where few journalists dare on Friday. Appearing on PBS's Inside Washington, the former Newsweek editor called Barack Obama "dishonest" and said he was guilty of commiting a "huge act of hypocrisy" (video follows with transcript and absolutely no need for additional commentary):

Mark Shields Howler: Bob Dole 'Was a Certifiable Conservative

June 1st, 2013 2:24 PM
PBS's Mark Shields said something on Friday's Inside Washington that is guaranteed to make right-thinking Americans across the fruited plain double over in laughter. Bob Dole "was a certifiable conservative" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

WashPost's Colby King Falsely Charges Colleague Krauthammer with Calli

May 22nd, 2013 5:45 PM
Defending the indefensible can make a liberal journalist a little prickly. How else do you explain Washington Post columnist Colbert I. "Colby" King's specious attack on his fellow Post colleague and Inside Washington panelist Charles Krauthammer this weekend? It all happened when Krauthammer responded to a Post editorial, published in Thursday’s paper, which asserted that…

PBS's Mark Shields: 'The Rich Are the Scum of the Earth

March 30th, 2013 1:57 PM
Mark Shields on PBS's Inside Washington Friday made a comment that perfectly defines how liberal media elites view the financial success of anyone other than themselves and their ilk. Misquoting the late English author G.K. Chesterton, Shields said, “Wherever they are, the rich are the scum of the earth" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Krauthammer: Making it Unconstitutional to Deny Gay Marriage Will Lead

March 30th, 2013 12:42 PM
Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer made a statement on PBS's Inside Washington Friday that's guaranteed to raise eyebrows on both sides of the aisle. "If the [Supreme] Court were to decide that to deny same-sex marriage is unconstitutional... this will become an assault on religion" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

PBS Panel Nominates Charles Krauthammer Over Rush Limbaugh as Voice of

March 23rd, 2013 3:06 PM
In the midst of a segment bashing Rush Limbaugh Friday, PBS's Inside Washington panel nominated Charles Krauthammer over the talk radio host for voice of the Republican Party. Playing along with the joke, Krauthammer replied, "If nominated, I will not run. But if elected, I’ll serve" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Krauthammer Schools Totenberg on Israeli Peace Offers: ‘You Are Simp

March 23rd, 2013 2:12 PM
Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer on Friday once again demonstrated how liberal media members often make statements about issues they know nothing about. On this occasion, it was NPR's Nina Totenberg making unfounded claims about past Israel peace offers on PBS's Inside Washington that led Krauthammer to scold, "You’re simply factually wrong" (video follows with…

Krauthammer: Senate Democrats Budget 'Marches Us Off a Cliff Into Gree

March 23rd, 2013 1:19 PM
Senate Democrats on Saturday narrowly passed their first budget in four years. Appearing on PBS's Inside Washington Friday before the vote, syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer called it "the most appalling document you have ever seen" claiming, "It marches us off a cliff into Greece and perhaps into Cyprus" (video follows with transcript and absolutely no need for…

Krauthammer Mocks Sequesteria: 'We Have Sequestered Against The Lord A

March 2nd, 2013 11:23 AM
Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer on Friday perfectly encapsulated the hysteria the White House is trying to gin up regarding budget sequestration. Appearing on PBS's Inside Washington, Krauthammer spoke of Biblical plagues that re-appeared Friday telling host Gordon Peterson, "We have sequestered against the Lord, Gordo, and his wrath is great" (video follows with…

Politico’s Evan Thomas: Ted Cruz a ‘Potentially Dangerous’ Demag

February 28th, 2013 4:00 PM
The liberal media’s effort to demonize Sen. Ted Cruz continues. On last Friday’s episode of PBS’s Inside Washington, the mostly left-leaning panel of journalists piled on the criticism of the junior senator from Texas. The attacks were focused on Cruz’s questioning of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel during Hagel’s confirmation battle. Moderator Gordon Peterson…