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Colbert, Norton Trash 'Angry Cabbage Patch Kid' Boris Johnson

September 8th, 2019 6:05 AM
Stephen Colbert sat down with British talk show host Graham Norton during Thursday’s edition of The Late Show. Not surprisingly, the two teamed up to trash the leaders of their respective countries: President Trump and Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Norton’s commentary definitely indicated that the infiltration of left-wing politics into comedy shows is not unique to the United States.

NY Times on Brexit: ‘Smug...Private School Types’ to ‘Starve Britons'

September 5th, 2019 2:27 PM
The bruising political backlash against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his aggressive push in Parliament for a “no deal” exit from the European Union led Thursday’s New York Times. The paper blamed Brexit for everything wrong in British politics while mocking a social conservative politician for lying down on a Parliament bench: "...it was a devastating look,…

Irish Columnist Compares Pence Visit to Guest Who ‘Sh*t’ on the Carpet

September 5th, 2019 10:36 AM
Visits by foreign officials usually pass smoothly and quickly, but that wasn’t the case when U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met with Ireland President Michael Higgins and Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Leo Varadkaron on Tuesday, when columnist Miriam Lord didn’t hold back when she hammered the visit for the Irish Times newspaper. In fact, Lord compared the visit to “pulling out all…
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BBC Editor: UK Conservatives Stand Up to Their Leader, Unlike GOP

September 5th, 2019 10:05 AM
If you are confused about the state of Brexit and the latest news out of Britain surrounding  embattled Prime Minister Boris Johnson, have no fear, MSNBC Live host Hallie Jackson invited BBC North America editor Jon Sopel onto her Wednesday show to make sense of it all. After explaining the latest parliamentary maneuvers by both the government and opposition, Jackson asked…
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ABC, CBS: Critics Say ‘Liar’ Johnson Could ‘Wreck’ British Economy

September 4th, 2019 12:39 PM
ABC, CBS and MSNBC on Wednesday all gloated at the chaos unfolding in Britain as Prime Minister Boris Johnson fights to bring Brexit to Britain three years after the country voted for it. ABC offered scare mongering warnings, saying that “critics” say “liar” Johnson will bring down the British economy with a no-deal Brexit. MSNBC’s Morning Joe predictably cheered…
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Matthews: Trump Is Like Idi Amin with Crayons, Could Have Dementia

August 30th, 2019 1:39 PM
Thursday’s Hardball not only featured A-block panelists and MSNBC host Chris Matthews defending former FBI Director James Comey for violating DOJ policy to leak to the media, but Matthews floated to his B-block that possibility President Donald Trump could be suffering from dementia. Matthews also compared Trump to Idi Amin, Julius Caesar, and Benito Mussolini, who’s like “…

Apocalyptic NY Times Bashes Boris Johnson: ‘End of Britain?’

July 25th, 2019 4:01 PM
There was no honeymoon for Boris Johnson, the new Conservative Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, in the New York Times. The same old hostility greeted him, and his push to make good on the 2016 referendum to leave the European Union, known as Brexit: "After a lifetime of joking and blustering and maneuvering his way into jobs and then sabotaging himself with poor preparation and…
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Nets Mock Brexit-Supporting Johnson: ‘Buffoon,’ ‘Boris the Clown'

July 24th, 2019 5:00 PM

All three networks on Tuesday night offered up mocking, derisive reports on Brexit-supporting Boris Johnson winning his party's support and becoming the new British Prime Minister. ABC, CBS and NBC also highlighted comparisons of the conservative leader to Donald Trump. On World News Tonight, Ian Pannell derided, “To his opponents, he's an ambitious philanderer, unfaithful in marriage, accused…

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MSNBC: ‘Sound the Alarm’ to Trump and Rise of Nazi Threat in 2020

July 23rd, 2019 10:02 AM
It looks like MSNBC has decided to embrace a full-out Nazi scare as its 2020 electoral strategy. Last week, appearing on Nicolle Wallace's MSNBC show, Morning Joe regular Donny Deutsch said another Holocaust "could happen here," wondering "are Jews next?" The next day, on Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough described the recent Trump rally in North Carolina as a "Nuremberg…

NY Times Warns of 'Talibanization' When Brexit Backers Get Their Way

July 22nd, 2019 6:50 AM
The New York Times can’t stop whining about how the UK Conservative Party determines its membership. It’s an indirect way to bash Brexit, and Conservative front-runner for the Prime Minister slot Boris Johnson, under the guise of concern for democracy, which is why this obscure issue has become a Times obsession. The latest example appeared in the Sunday edition, “1% of Voters…

Horrors! WashPost Upset Conservatives Will Pick Conservative UK Leader

July 19th, 2019 8:56 AM
Conservative Party members in the United Kingdom will be choosing their next party leader who will become Prime Minister. And Washington Post reporters William Booth and Karla Adam have sniffed their disapproval of the cut of their jibs starting with the fact that they don't think these voters are representative of the general population of Britain despite the fact that the vote is supposed…

NYT Bashes Boris, 'Virtually Cultlike Certitude' of Brexit Embrace

July 11th, 2019 2:20 PM
The New York Times does not like British Conservative politician Boris Johnson, and certainly not his Brexit cause, and makes little attempt to hide it, even in its news coverage (and forget about the opinion section). Reporter Stephen Castle’s coverage of the debate between conservatives Johnson and Jeremy Hunt over who would become the Conservative Party’s new leader (and in effect…

Here Comes Boris — And Donald, Too

July 11th, 2019 12:38 AM
LONDON — There is the musty smell of a police state here in old London, or should I say an inchoate police state? The present mayor, Sadiq Khan, is of the left, and he shares the left's lust for power. Everything he does indicates his hankering for power. To me, a foreigner in these parts, I sense this lust in his treatment of the automobile. The mayor envisages London as a city…
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CBS News Mourns for Resignation of Anti-Trump U.K. Ambassador

July 10th, 2019 10:30 PM
In whining about President Trump’s response to the Ambassador’s comments, CBS Evening News mourned for Darroch’s resignation and defended his comments. “Sir Kim Darroch's resignation came after days of unrelenting criticism by President Trump, who said he would no longer work with the British ambassador,” bemoaned senior foreign affairs correspondent and Face the…