Bozell: Christine O'Donnell's Reaction to Piers Morgan Was 'Downright
August 19th, 2011 7:48 PM
Editor's Note: The following commentary by NewsBusters publisher Brent Bozell was posted late this afternoon on CNN.com.
It's time to weigh in on the Christine O'Donnell v. Piers Morgan dust-up Wednesday.
In short, O'Donnell's behavior was beyond indefensible. It was downright bizarre.
Christine O'Donnell Walks Off CNN's 'Piers Morgan Tonight
August 18th, 2011 11:44 AM
Former Delaware senatorial candidate Christine O'Donnell abruptly walked off the set of CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" Wednesday.
O'Donnell wanted to discuss more meaty issues in her new book, such as her criticisms of President Obama, while her host focused on masturbation and same-sex marriage (video follows with transcript and commentary):
Lawrence O'Donnell: Bill O'Reilly is 'Bullying Nuts' and 'Freaks' Like
March 29th, 2011 10:42 PM
MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell on Tuesday cherry-picked an "O'Reilly Factor" segment to drum up a feud between Fox News's top prime time host and the former Alaska governor.
Five sentences about Sarah Palin pulled from a six and a half minute segment ridiculing President Obama for not scheduling Hillary Clinton and Robert Gates as guests on last weekend's "Fox News Sunday" led "The Last Word"…
Kathy Griffin on 'Glee' Mocks Palin and O'Donnell, Depicts Tea Party a
March 16th, 2011 12:53 AM
As NewsBusters reported in February, vulgarian comedienne Kathy Griffin was cast to do a guest stint on the hit series "Glee" portraying a Palinesque Tea Partier.
The advanced billing turned out better than the reality, for on Tuesday's show, Griffin mocked Palin and Christine O'Donnell while depicting Tea Party members as homophobic birthers (video follows with transcript and commentary):
SNL Trashes Michele Bachmann, Imagines 'Second Attempt' at SOTU Speech
January 30th, 2011 11:06 AM
Predictably joining the media attacks on Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), NBC's "Saturday Night Live" began its most recent installment mocking her response to the President's State of the Union address last Tuesday.
Actress Kristen Wiig playing the Congresswoman explained that as a result of technical difficulties in her first attempt, CNN gave her a second try at it. What followed…
WaPo’s Colby King Finds Christine O’Donnell Worse Than South Carol
January 1st, 2011 3:53 PM
On Friday’s Inside Washington on PBS, during a discussion of the biggest political mistakes of the year, Washington Post columnist Colby King asserted that the Delaware Republican Party’s choice of Christine O’Donnell for U.S. Senate was an even worse choice than the South Carolina Democratic Party’s selection of Alvin Greene in that state’s Senate election to face Republican Senator Jim…
CBS’s Crawford Dismisses Christine O’Donnell’s Response to Accus
December 31st, 2010 4:14 AM
On Thursday’s CBS Evening News, as correspondent Jan Crawford filed a report on the allegations that former Delaware Republican Senate nominee Christine O’Donnell misused campaign money, the CBS correspondent seemed dismissive of O’Donnell’s reaction to the accusations as Crawford harkened back to the 2010 campaign and described some of O’Donnell’s recent words as the Delaware Republican's…
Nets Bolster Accusers of Christine O’Donnell, Ignore Liberal Nature
December 31st, 2010 1:39 AM
As the broadcast network morning newscasts on Thursday each interviewed former Delaware Republican Senate nominee Christine O’Donnell regarding allegations that she misused campaign money, in the setup piece on each network, the correspondent failed to inform viewers of credibility weaknesses on the part of O’Donnell’s accusers and omitted O’Donnell’s contention that she did not use campaign…
Matthews Congratulates Coons for Beating Christine O'Donnell: 'That Wa
December 16th, 2010 9:45 PM
Chris Matthews on Thursday not only congratulated Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) for beating Republican Senatorial candidate Christine O'Donnell in November, but also said his victory was important for life on this planet.
It wasn't a tingle up the leg moment on MSNBC's "Hardball," but it sure was close (video follows with transcript and commentary):
George Stephanopoulos Hypes Christine O'Donnell Tweet on Hillary Clint
November 30th, 2010 4:06 PM
A fascinated George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday analyzed a Tweet by Christine O'Donnell as a sign of support for Hillary Clinton. The Good Morning America host played up the approving comment by the Republican regarding the Secretary of State's handling of the Wikileaks scandal.
"Hillary Clinton for president?...You're going to vote for Hillary Clinton," he murmured after O'Donnell urged a 2012…
NB Interview: John Ziegler Discusses 'Media Malpractice' Re-release, P
November 22nd, 2010 12:06 AM
NewsBusters readers should be quite familiar with John Ziegler, the independent filmmaker that produced the spectacular documentary about the 2008 presidential campaign "Media Malpractice: How Obama Got Elected and Palin was Targeted."
In the past few weeks the film has been re-released using a different marketing format, and Ziegler was kind enough to answer some questions about this and…
GOP Strategist Mark McKinnon: Sarah Palin ‘Cost Republicans the Lead
November 11th, 2010 8:57 AM
Appearing as a guest on Tuesday’s Last Word on MSNBC, Mark McKinnon - former media advisor to the Bush and McCain presidential campaigns who writes a column for the Daily Beast- blamed Sarah Palin for the Republican Party’s failure to recapture control of the Senate, charging that "she put up some candidates that really weren’t qualified." He continued: "They lost. We lost. The Republicans…
Matthews Mourns 'Death' of the Republican Moderate
November 2nd, 2010 8:45 PM
Chris Matthews, during MSNBC's live election night coverage, was distressed at what he saw was the "death of the moderate wing of the Republican Party." After his colleague Keith Olbermann ran down the latest results of Republicans leading or winning in specific races Matthews bemoaned how such moderates like Charlie Crist and Arlen Specter were run out of their own party and even bellowed: "…
Huffington Post Video Mocking GOP Women Contains Sexually Explicit Lyr
November 2nd, 2010 4:46 PM
There is a fine line between tasteful political comedy and crossing-the-line crudeness, and the Huffington Post’s new song “My Girl's A Republican” just leaped over that line. With lyrics such as “Dick Nixon sucking lips” and “she made her oil money last, and now I’m tapping it,” even the most liberal among us could agree that the attack on Republican women is downright revolting.