NewsBusters Podcast: Harsh Bill Maher Bluntly Backs Child Murder

April 15th, 2024 10:48 PM

On his Real Time show on HBO, Bill Maher bluntly agreed that abortion is murder, and he favors it, since there are eight million people on Earth already. Journalists and comedians scream "False" when people tell the truth about Democrats favoring abortion until birth. And NPR's new CEO sends a love note to staff without engaging with an insider's account of leftist bias.

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Bill Maher Implies Ronna McDaniel's More Dangerous Than the Communists

April 1st, 2024 6:00 AM

On Friday night's Real Time, somehow the discussion of NBC/MSNBC hiring and quickly firing former RNC boss Ronna McDaniel turned into a discussion of the Communist Party. Bill Maher implied that McDaniel was more of a danger to democracy than the Communist Party USA ever was.

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Swisher Decries Lack Of Serious Debate, Labels Murdoch 'Uncle Satan'

March 23rd, 2024 11:02 AM

Liberal journalist and podcaster Kara Swisher took her book tour to HBO and Real Time with Bill Maher on Friday to offer up several contradictory claims. Swisher claimed to be for debate while defending collusion between the government and social media companies and labeled Rupert Murdoch “Uncle Satan” while lamenting the lack of serious debate.

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Mace Calls Out Ex-Clinton Operative Stephanopoulos 'Rape Shaming' Her

March 16th, 2024 2:00 PM

Republican Rep. Nancy Mace joined Democratic Rep. Ro Khanna on Friday’s edition of HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher where she tussled with the pair over her take on her Sunday interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos. Mace accused Stephanopoulos of “rape shaming” her for supporting Donald Trump, which she had no patience for considering he is “a guy who covered for the Clintons.”

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De Niro Claims '******* Moron' Trump Will 'Come Looking For Me'

March 12th, 2024 11:29 AM

Prior to Sunday’s Oscars, actor Robert De Niro traveled over to HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher to warn that if Trump wins in November, then Trump will “come looking for me.” Later, on Monday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! on ABC, De Niro claimed Trump is simultaneously “so [bleep] stupid” and a “[bleep] moron.”

FLASHBACK: The Liberal Media Hate-Storm After Justice Scalia’s Passing

February 18th, 2024 10:30 AM

Eight years ago this week, as the nation mourned the loss of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, left-wing pundits unleashed an appalling storm of hateful comments about the longtime conservative jurist, slashing him as “regressive,” “cruel” and “reprehensible.”

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Maher And MacFarlane Battle Over Trust In Journalists

January 27th, 2024 1:40 PM

HBO Real Time host Bill Maher and actor and direct Seth MacFarlane had an argument on Friday over whether or not journalists can be trusted. MacFarlane accused Maher of doing “exactly what Donald Trump wants” while Maher accused MacFarlane of being a partisan who wants to “feel good.”

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Sullivan Tells MSNBC Anchor His Network Is 'Propaganda All The TIme'

January 20th, 2024 2:11 PM

MSNBC chief legal correspondent and host of The Beat, Ari Melber joined author and newsletter publisher Andrew Sullivan on the season premiere of HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher on Friday where he struggled to defend his employer against Sullivan’s charge that the network is simply “propaganda all the time.”

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Ready for ‘24? Here’s a Look at 2023’s Most-Read Items on NewsBusters

December 31st, 2023 2:53 PM

2024 is bound to be not only one of the most monumental years in American history, it ventures to be among the most chaotic. So, before we dive head first into 2024 at midnight, let’s look back one last time at 2023 to look at what stories you, the readers, visited the most on NewsBusters. As always, we can’t thank you enough for not only your readership, but also financial support. Amid a…

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Comedy Cowards: Late Night, ‘SNL’ (Mostly) Ignore Antisemitism Spike

December 16th, 2023 1:30 PM

Give “Saturday Night Live’s” disastrous Ivy League presidents sketch a little credit. The show indirectly acknowledged the anti-Jewish sentiment flooding the country following the Oct. 7 Hamas attacks on Israel.

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Real Time Pans Media's Anti-Red State, Pro-Palestinian Bubbles

December 16th, 2023 12:09 PM

Friday’s season finale of HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher condemned two media bubbles. First, the New York Times’s progressive bubble after former editor James Bennet penned a lengthy essay in The Economist recounting the 2020 Tom Cotton op-ed and second, the media’s bubble that seeks to blame Israel for the lack of Israeli-Palestinian peace.

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CNN's Avlon: It Is 'Objectively True' Economy Is Better Under Biden

December 9th, 2023 2:30 PM

CNN senior political analyst John Avlon, with his signature “reality check” segments, fancies himself as someone who calls out political spin and misinformation, but on Friday’s edition of Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO it was Avlon who needed and got a much needed reality check on the Biden economy after he said the country was “objectively” better off than in 2020.

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Carville Rants At Johnson, SCOTUS: 'Bigger Threat Than Al-Qaeda'

December 2nd, 2023 10:30 AM

Democratic strategist and frequent media talking head James Carville went on multiple emotionally unhinged and factually challenged rants on Friday’s Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO and the Overtime segment broadcast on CNN’s Laura Coates Live. Carville took Speaker Mike Johnson wildly out of context to portray him as worse than Al-Qaeda while earlier claiming…

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'No Difference': Kinzinger Compares Johnson To The Taliban, Again

November 18th, 2023 11:23 AM

Former GOP Rep. and current CNN political analyst Adam Kinzinger continued to prove that his turn against the GOP isn’t just related to the aftermath of the 2020 election and January 6 when he traveled to HBO and Real Time with Bill Maher on Friday to once again compare Speaker Mike Johnson to the Taliban.