‘The Gray Lady Winked’ Exposes NYT's Welcome of Hitler, Stalin, Castro

March 16th, 2022 12:40 PM

As Russia wages unilateral war on Ukraine, Russian dictator Vladimir Putin is rightly seen by most everyone as a malign force, including the New York Times. But the Times hasn’t always aligned against history’s dictators and strongmen. While one of the Times’ most common charges against former President Donald Trump was his alleged soft spot for authoritarian leaders…

Putin’s War Puts Him in Infamous Company

March 14th, 2022 5:28 PM

Washington — You might recall last week that I began calling President Vladimir Putin of Russia “KGB Col. Vladimir Putin.” I meant to diminish him in the eyes of my readers. I asserted that he rose to the rank of colonel when he was in the KGB, or, rather, when there was a KGB. Well, this column has a very erudite audience, and several of my readers protested that Vlad never achieved the rank…

Putin Wakes Up the Western Ostrich

March 4th, 2022 9:14 AM

After the end of the Cold War, foreign policy experts across the spectrum assured us that things had changed. Wars of pure border conquest were over. Wars over oil would soon be a thing of the past. Instead, the increasingly intertwined world would move toward peace. Thomas Friedman suggested in his massive 1999 bestseller “The Lexus and the Olive Tree” that no two countries with McDonald's…

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Scarborough Feels Putin's Pain, Paints Ukraine as Potential Aggressor!

February 3rd, 2022 11:18 AM

On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough summoned up  sympathy, if not for the devil, at least for Vladimir Putin. Scarborough's argued that we need to respect Russia's need for secure borders, and that "Ukraine is a knife that cuts right into the heart of Russia!" He suggested that we consider how the US would feel if Russia signed a mutual security pact with Mexico.

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Wanna Bet? Scarborough Says 'Nobody Here Comparing Trump to Hitler' 

February 1st, 2022 12:54 PM

Liberal network see, liberal network do! Monday on MSNBC's Morning Joe, we caught NBC News presidential historian Michael Beschloss claiming he wasn't comparing Donald Trump to Hitler -- though he proceeded to do just that. Fast-forward to Tuesday and it was co-host Joe Scarborough's turn. Not admitting or realizing Beschloss had done the exact same thing, Scarborough told wife…

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Capehart Loves Dean Scolding Dems For Not Fighting 'Neo-Fascist' GOP

January 24th, 2022 10:15 AM

On Jonathan Capehart's MSNBC show, Howard Dean scolds Democrats for not fighting "neo-fascist" Republicans. Dean says there are "similarities" between Hitler and Trump. Capehart says that Dean said "exactly what I'm thinking."

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Scarborough On Ukraine: Not Saying Biden Is Chamberlain, But...

January 20th, 2022 3:33 PM

While claiming that he wasn't comparing Joe Biden to Neville Chamberlain, Joe Scarborough says that Chamberlain was so "desperate for peace" that he appeased Hitler, leading to WWII. Scarborough suggested that Biden might also be "desperate for peace" in suggesting at his press conference that Putin ordering a "minor incursion" of Ukraine wouldn't merit a full-blown US response. 

Not So Easy Summertime

September 2nd, 2021 7:13 PM

There once were summertimes when the living was easy, as the song from the Broadway musical “Porgy and Bess” melodically reminds us. But not this summer, not with COVID-19 still spreading dangerously across the land and uncertainty over what happens next after the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan. Before the entire world became glued to the internet, social media, and summer TV re-…

HERE Were the Worst Moments from MSNBC’s Post-Impeachment Coverage

January 14th, 2021 1:50 AM

It was another day of faux somberness Wednesday afternoon on MSNBC as Congress impeached President Donald Trump a week after some of his own supporters terrorized the U.S. Capitol. MSNBC used this second Trump impeachment as a front in its ongoing campaign to relabel tens of millions who think and vote differently as domestic terrorists.

NY Times Compares Trump Election Claims to Stalin, Hitler’s ‘Big Lie’

January 13th, 2021 11:09 PM

The hypocrisy is blatant: While Big Tech giants Twitter, Apple, Facebook, etc., are gleefully banning the sitting president and prominent conservative activists from public platforms while simultaneously using their monopoly power to squelch competition (the free-speech Twitter alternative Parler), the New York Times breezily compares Trump to Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin…

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PBS's Isaacson Drops Nazi Comparison on GOP's 'Quisling Enablers'

December 18th, 2020 5:51 PM

On Tuesday's Amanpour and Co. on PBS and CNN International, Walter Isaacson treated viewers of the taxpayer funded show to hyperbole as he likened Republican supporters of President Donald Trump to those who collaborated with Adolf Hitler during World War ii, deriding them as "quisling enablers of the undermining of democracy."

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Deplorable Scarborough to Trump: 'Heard You Had Mein Kampf By Bedside'

December 14th, 2020 10:25 AM

On Morning Joe, a shameless Joe Scarborough peddles a debunked story, saying, "I heard you had Mein Kampf by your bedside."

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DEFUND PBS: Amanpour Offers WEAK Apology for Comparing Trump to Hitler

November 17th, 2020 4:54 PM

Four days after comparing President Trump refusing to concede the election to Hitler and the Holocaust, CNN International and PBS host Christiane Amanpour offered a mealy-mouthed non-apology on Monday’s show, telling viewers that she “shouldn’t have juxtaposed the two thoughts” and that she “regret[s] any pain that my statement may have caused.”

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Zakaria Likens Trump Contesting Election to Pre-Nazi Germany

November 15th, 2020 7:54 PM

On Sunday's Fareed Zakaria GPS, as he opened the show complaining about President Donald Trump refusing to concede defeat, host Zakaria likened the actions of the President and his supporters to "ultra-right-wingers" in 1920s Germany who helped give rise to Adolf Hitler by scapegoating Jews and communists for the country's loss of World War I.