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Classless MSNBC: Dole Was 'A Big Insult Politician,' Like Trump

December 9th, 2021 2:14 PM

During its coverage following the Capitol Hill ceremony honoring the late Bob Dole, MSNBC painted the former war hero, senator, and presidential candidate as "a complicated figure" because he was a Republican who voted for Donald Trump. At one point, a guest even slammed Dole as "a big insult politician."

Krugman Whines: ‘Where Have All the Grown-ups Gone?’

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December 9th, 2021 9:25 AM

New York Times economist Paul Krugman is the last person who should be complaining about the disappearance of maturity in today’s politics. Krugman exploited the death of former Sen. Bob Dole (R-KS) to pontificate how “his life story also reminds us of a time when public figures were supposed to show some sense of responsibility — to possess basic decency, to…

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'Fresh Off the Boat' Lectures: ‘Country Founded By Illegal Immigrants'

Culture
November 2nd, 2016 3:22 AM
Fresh Off the Boat just abandoned all pretense of being a fun family comedy to deliver its viewers a stern lecture on illegal immigration. In Tuesday's episode “Citizen Jessica,” Jessica Huang (Constance Wu) fully supports Florida’s Proposition 187, which seeks “to end illegal immigration by putting up a wall of Border Patrol agents on our shore.” 
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Amanpour Bemoans Hillary Critics; ‘Can’t a Girl Have a Sick Day?'

September 13th, 2016 4:35 PM
CNN International host Christiane Amanpour was at it again on Monday night in flashing her far-left ideology as she used her eponymous show to angrily maim critics of Hillary Clinton and (a select few) in the media as sexist for raising questions about her health and hiding the pneumonia diagnosis and unwilling to let “a girl have a sick day or two.”

USAT, WashPost Rewrite History, Give Clinton All Welfare Reform Credit

August 22nd, 2016 5:50 PM
On August 22, 1996, President Bill Clinton signed the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act, aka "welfare reform," into law. Writeups today at USA Today and in the Washington Post would make readers believe that credit for this accomplishment belongs entirely to Bill Clinton, and that it was his advocacy that brought it all about. The truth is that "ending welfare…
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Lowry Takes Fire from Outnumbered Panel on Trump; You're 'Really Rude'

February 2nd, 2016 7:22 PM
After FNC’s Outnumbered offered near unanimous condemnation of National Review’s anti-Donald Trump issue and editor-in-chief Rich Lowry a few weeks ago, Lowry responded as a guest host on Tuesday’s show and not surprisingly was bombarded with criticism and accused of being “elitist,” “really, really rude,” and part of “the establishment” for…
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Nets Seize on Dole Blasting Cruz as ‘Extremist’ Who ‘Nobody Likes'

January 21st, 2016 12:42 PM
On Thursday, all three network morning shows were eager to hype former senator and Republican presidential nominee Bob Dole viciously attacking Texas Senator Ted Cruz. On ABC’s Good Morning America, correspondent Tom Llamas proclaimed: “This morning, more and more prominent Republicans turning their backs on Senator Ted Cruz. First Iowa's governor, and now, former Republican…

Daily Kos Contrasts Old-School GOP With New ‘Bats**t Crazy’ Versio

July 26th, 2014 7:45 AM
Liberals like to opine that righty Republicans of the fairly recent past, such as Barry Goldwater, William F. Buckley Jr., or even Ronald Reagan, were nowhere near as wild-eyed as the Tea Party crowd. In a Tuesday Daily Kos post by the mononymous Hunter, it was Bob Dole (granted, no one’s idea of a movement conservative) who represented the party’s rational “old guard”…

NBC Pays Tribute to Bob Dole, Totally Skips His Tough New Words on VA

May 24th, 2014 10:04 PM
At the end of Friday’s NBC Nightly News, they aired a sugary Harry Smith profile of Bob Dole: “The body may be frail but the voice is unmistakable...Yeah, that's Bob Dole, once known as an attack dog, at 90 he purrs.” NBC completely skipped what Dole had to say on the front page of Friday morning’s USA Today, that the current handling of veterans in the VA health…

PBS Anchor Mourns the Good Old Days of Penny Candy and 'Moderate' Repu

April 26th, 2014 7:07 AM
There are few things more predictable than liberal TV news anchors pining for the good old days when moderate Republicans voted for tax increases (like the 1990 budget deal) or expanded Medicare coverage (George W. Bush, 2002). Notice they don’t warmly recall when Democrats voted for the Reagan tax cuts or B-1 bombers and aid to the Nicaraguan rebels. Those Democratic “sellouts…

NBC Hypes Spat Between McCain and 'One of the Tea Party's Most Provoca

March 7th, 2014 10:04 PM
Friday's NBC Nightly News played up the latest dust-up between Senators John McCain and Ted Cruz over the latter's criticism of three of the Republican Party's presidential candidates, including Bob Dole. Brian Williams underlined the apparent "genuine and palpable tension today in Washington," after Senator Cruz criticized Dole, McCain, and Mitt Romney's campaigns…

Rob Reiner aka Meathead: 'Obama Is Right Around Where Reagan Was' Poli

November 2nd, 2013 4:00 PM
It really is hysterical listening to liberal Hollywoodans talk about politics. Take for example actor/director Rob Reiner - made famous by his role as Meathead in the legendary sitcom All in the Family - claiming on HBO's Real Time Friday ("Overtime" web segment) that Barack Obama politically "is right around where Reagan was" (video follows with transcript and…

Norquist Demolishes Maher: ‘He Doesn’t Understand the Difference B

July 20th, 2013 11:38 AM
With Grover Norquist’s help, Bill Maher once again made a fool of himself Friday evening. In the middle of an HBO Real Time discussion about ObamaCare, the host seemed shocked to hear that Bob Dole isn’t a real conservative leading Norquist to derisively comment to former Congressman Connie Mack (R-Fl.), “He doesn’t understand the difference between Reagan and Dole…

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):