How Often Did Media Promote Pundits From Iran's 'Expert Initiative'?
Jay Solomon over at Semafor is out with a piece that details how the Iranian Foreign Ministry worked closely with a bunch of American and European academics to help sell the Iran nuclear deal back in 2014 by repeating Tehran’s lines. Members of the group, dubbed the Iran Experts Initiative, were frequent sources for media outlets before and after the deal was signed in 2015.
FLASHBACK: As CBS Evening News Anchor, Katie Couric Was a Liberal Flop
At CBS, Katie Couric sounded indistinguishable from liberal politicians when it came to climate change, government health care, President Barack Obama’s massive spending, and even a government takeover of U.S. banks. She flattered Obama, condemned the rest of the media for being too tough on Hillary Clinton, and blamed her own failures at CBS on — what else? — sexism.
CNN Remembers Joe The Plumber As The Star Of 'White Identity Politics'
Samuel Wurzelbacher, better known as Joe the Plumber, died on Monday and for Tuesday’s Inside Politics on CNN, the assembled panel recalled his confrontation with Barack Obama in 2008 on taxes by labeling it the beginning of “grievance politics” for white working class men while lamenting that Democrats have not been able to connect with such voters despite the passing of the…
The Barack Obama Biography Cover-Up
This week, Tablet released a fascinating conversation with historian David Garrow, author of a massive unauthorized biography of former President Barack Obama in his early years titled “Rising Stars.” By all rights, the book should have been a massive hit upon its release in 2017. Instead, it underperformed. The revelations contained therein never hit the mainstream.
Column: Barack Obama's Self-Made Myths Still Stand
The media deification of Barack Obama has really never ended. His election to the presidency in 2008 was treated as a milestone, like man landing on the moon. Allegedly objective journalists lined up in every studio and on every front page to do him homage. It wasn’t journalism. It was more like idolatry.
PBS Hosts Radical Journo: US Fell Into Racist Violence After Obama Win
Wednesday’s PBS NewsHour featured a chat with radical (Pulitzer Prize winning) journalist Wesley Lowery about his new book on how white Americans and the Republican Party became scared and possibly dangerous racists after Barack Obama’s election. Lowery is making the book-tour rounds publicizing American Whitelash. Lowery, formerly a journalist for the Washington Post…
CNN Claims Two-Tier Justice System Benefits Trump in Jan. 6 Case
Amid Wednesday’s extensive coverage of the new target letter for former President Trump’s January 6th case on CNN This Morning, anchor Phil Mattingly asked CNN political commentator Van Jones about the delay in prosecutions for the cases. Jones claimed that there was a “two tier justice system, and Trump is benefitting from it,” providing several comical alternate examples in an…
FLASHBACK: Lib Journalists Loved Obama’s Ill-Fated Iran Nuke Deal
Eight years ago this week, the liberal media touted the “major victory” of President Obama’s “historic” deal with Iran that would supposedly limit the terrorist state’s access to nuclear weapons for at least a decade.
CBS Hypes Book About 'Whitelash' To Obama, Progressivism
The cast of CBS Mornings invited racial provocateur Wesley Lowery onto their Tuesday program to hype his new book American Whitelash which allegedly shows how there has been pushback to racial progress in America. In reality, Lowery and his interviewers only showed that not everybody likes Barack Obama, high crime, or supports gender ideology.
Amanpour Teams Up With Obama To Warn That The GOP Threatens Democracy
CNN’s Christiane Amanpour recently interviewed former President Barack Obama for an hour-long special that aired Thursday night that carried the pretentious subtitle Will Democracy Win? CNN was not subtle in trying to portray Republicans as a threat to democracy, beyond the subtitle, the opening narrator hyped the location of the interview, “An in depth conversation on the state of…
CNN: Scott, Haley Ignore Discrimination, Don't Understand Minorities
CNN This Morning criticized GOP primary candidates Senator Tim Scott (SC) and former Ambassador Nikki Haley for opposing Obama’s stance on race this Monday, hinting that they betrayed their own. Commentators LZ Granderson and Ron Brownstein called the candidates’ actions “disappointing” and “unfortunate” and claimed that ignoring racism and sexism defined the Republican coalition.…
Flashback: When ABC Tapped Hard-Core Clinton Partisan As Top Anchor
In his on-air role at ABC, former Clinton campaign operative George Stephanopoulos has been a reliable mouthpiece for the Democratic spin of the day — using his perch as an analyst and correspondent to boost liberals, undermine conservatives and lobby for liberal policies.
CNN Goes Negative on Tea Party in Retrospective
In the latest installment of CNN's special series on the 2010s, from Sunday, the liberal news network devoted an hour to recalling prominent political movements that occurred during the decade. The network was true to form in putting a positive spin on left-wing protests but made sure to try to undermine right-wing activism. The special also employed many freshly recorded clips of liberal…
FLASHBACK: David Letterman and the Liberal Politics of Late Night
Eight years ago, the Late Show’s David Letterman ended his record-setting 33-year run as a broadcast late-night host. Letterman was an obvious liberal who used the platform of his show to promote and flatter liberal politicians like Barack Obama, and to ridicule Republicans with whom he disagreed on issues such as gun rights.