'The View' Hosts Trash Ben Carson for Suggesting Tubman on $2 Bill

April 22nd, 2016 12:47 PM
The hosts of ABC's The View on Thursday spent almost four minutes fretting over Dr. Ben Carson and Donald Trump suggesting Harriet Tubman be placed on the $2 bill as an alternative to replacing former President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. Joy Behar and Sunny Hostin in particular portrayed placement on the $2 bill as an insult, betraying an apparent lack of knowledge that the $2 bill that is…

NewsBusted: Meet Trump U's Newest Dean of Medicine!

March 18th, 2016 12:43 PM
"Dr. Ben Carson has endorsed Donald Trump for President.  And in return, Carson has just been named the Dean of Trump University Medical School." – Jodi Miller, NewsBusted.

MTV Reporter Tweets Will Carson Be 'House or Field' Slave to Trump?

March 15th, 2016 1:51 PM
Replying to a tweet about a story reporting that Ben Carson hints he was promised a position in a potential Trump administration, MTVNews senior writer Ira Madison III quipped "House or field?" 

Blackish Actor: 'I Don't Know Any Negro That's Voting for Ben Carson'

February 23rd, 2016 10:45 PM
In an interview last Wednesday with Late Night host Seth Meyers, Anthony Anderson – star of the show Blackish – made some rather interesting comments regarding Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson. When discussing the presidential race, Anderson – who has given President Obama his undying support – says he isn’t sure who he’s voting for this election, but it won’t be for “the black…

ABC, NBC Cheer Trump Attacking Cruz over Carson Rumors

February 3rd, 2016 10:04 PM
The networks continued to act as promoters of Donald Trump on Wednesday as ABC’s World News Tonight and NBC Nightly News devoted over six minutes to Trump accusing Ted Cruz of “stealing” the Iowa caucuses while the CBS Evening News spent only 35 seconds on Trump and Ben Carson lashing out at Cruz. Among the most intense moments was ABC’s Tom Llamas clashing with Cruz during a press conference…

TV Keeps Touting Trump Over His GOP Competitors

February 1st, 2016 7:11 AM
A new analysis by the Media Research Center finds Trump continued to receive the vast majority of TV news coverage throughout the month of January, leading up to tonight’s crucial Iowa caucuses. An examination of all campaign coverage on the ABC, CBS and NBC evening newscasts from January 1 through January 31 finds Trump received nearly 157 minutes of airtime, or almost 60 percent of the total…

Matthews Asks Carson Staffer If Carson ‘Will Talk Faster’ in Debate

January 14th, 2016 8:35 PM
Speaking to Ben Carson Press Secretary Deanna Bass on Thursday’s 7:00 p.m. Eastern edition of MSNBC’s Hardball, host Chris Matthews wondered if her candidate “will talk faster” in the upcoming Fox Business debate after being largely known for having a soft-spoken temperament. 

On CNN, Ben Carson's Wife Slams Media That 'Attack People w/ Untruths'

January 6th, 2016 10:03 AM
Appearing as a guest on Wednesday's New Day on CNN, Candy Carson -- wife of GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson -- complained about the tendency for the media to "attack people with untruths," asserting that "some of the media is unethical," when she was asked about the scrutiny her husband has received during the campaign.

Blogger: On the Right, Con Jobs Are Just ‘Part of the Culture’

January 3rd, 2016 12:23 PM
Ben Carson seems to be joining the likes of Michele Bachmann and Howard Dean on the list of presidential candidates who generated a lot of early buzz but became distant also-rans well before a nominee was chosen. According to Washington Monthly blogger David Atkins, Carson’s campaign also offers yet more proof that conservatives tend to be easy marks for scammers. “The libertarian-conservative…

CNN to Carson: You ‘Tough’ Enough to Kill Thousands of Children?

December 15th, 2015 10:17 PM
In a bizarre exchange, co-debate moderator Hugh Hewitt on Tuesday night pressed Ben Carson as to whether he was “tough” enough to kill thousands of children. Hewitt lectured, “We're talking about ruthless things tonight. Carpet bombing, toughness, war. And people wonder, could you do that?” 

CNN Touts CAIR Accusing GOPers of Inciting Attacks Against Muslims

December 14th, 2015 11:35 PM
On Monday's Erin Burnett OutFront, CNN National Correspondent Jason Carroll delivered a heavily one-sided report highlighting charges by the Council on American-Islamic Relations that GOP presidential candidates -- specifically naming Ben Carson, Chris Christie and Donald Trump -- have been partly to blame for inspiring a recent spate of attacks against Muslims in the U.S.

Crunching the Numbers: What to Watch For at the Next GOP Debate

December 14th, 2015 8:15 AM
After a five-week hiatus, the Republican presidential candidates meet tomorrow night for their next prime time debate, moderated by CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. Based on how the various networks handled the first four debates, viewers of Tuesday's CNN debate should expect: 1) the questions will be aimed at getting the candidates to fight with one another; 2) Donald Trump will take more airtime than any of…

Mauled in the Morning: GOP Candidates Hit from the Left

December 10th, 2015 9:30 AM
An MRC analysis of interviews from January 1 to December 4 finds the broadcast networks have pounded the candidates with a blizzard of hostile and left-wing questions.

AP's 'Spin Meter' Suggests Carson, Trump Hypocrites on Gun Rights

December 9th, 2015 5:17 PM
In the AP Spin Meter today, the newswire's Bill Barrow and Jill Colvin hit Republican presidential candidates Bill Carson and Donald Trump over hypocrisy regarding gun rights. Both candidates have made statements in favor of civilian concealed carry as a preventative measure against terrorist attacks like San Bernardino.