Steve Schmidt: Grassley, Hatch Look Like 'Handmaid's Tale' Commanders
September 26th, 2018 9:34 PM
Appearing this afternoon on MSNBC's Deadline: White House program hosted by Nicolle Wallace -- his sidekick on the McCain presidential campaign -- Steve Schmidt broke out the tired liberal claim that Republicans somehow resemble the villains of 'The Handmaid's Tale.' The show has been described as portraying "a dystopian future . . . wherein a totalitarian society subjects fertile women, called…
MSNBC’s Chris Hayes Compares Confirming Brett Kavanaugh to Rape
September 24th, 2018 3:58 PM
Just when it seemed that the ongoing controversy surrounding the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court couldn’t get more disgusting, the host of All In with Chris Hayes joined the fray by tweeting that confirming the candidate would be “like rape.” The host of his own prime-time weeknight MSNBC program, Hayes drove the intense debate to a higher level on Friday,…
Megyn Kelly Thinks Ford ‘Is Running Out of Options’; ‘It’s Do or Die’
September 19th, 2018 9:54 PM
In a sight that seemed unpredictable a few years ago, NBC host Megyn Kelly appeared on the Wednesday’s Hardball to inform MSNBC host Chris Matthews that, concerning the sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh, accuser Dr. Christine Blasey Ford “is running out of options” and “needs to show up” for Monday’s scheduled hearing.
Sen. Grassley Calls Out Media ‘Double Standard’ in Kavanaugh Coverage
September 4th, 2018 2:38 PM
Resuming the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh Tuesday afternoon, Republican Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley blasted his Democratic colleagues and their liberal media allies for blatant hypocrisy when it came to criticism of the judicial branch of government, pointing to routine attacks on conservative Supreme Court justices.
Media Ignore Real Democratic Scandals
October 21st, 2017 2:15 PM
Why the collective liberal media yawn on the multi-headed Democratic scandals surfacing everywhere except on their pages and airwaves? It's not that the stories are too far-fetched and thin to interest self-respecting journalists, because they are real, damning and supported by sufficiently credible evidence to warrant serious attention and scrutiny.
How Did the Dems' IT Scandal Suspects Get Here?
August 10th, 2017 10:19 AM
Here is a radical proposition: The public has a right to know the immigration status and history of foreign criminal suspects. Their entrance and employment sponsorship records should not be treated like classified government secrets -- especially if the public's tax dollars subsidized their salaries. In March, I contacted the D.C. offices of House Congressional Democrats Joaquin Castro of Texas…
Ethically Challenged Harvard Law Prof Calls for Trump's Impeachment
May 14th, 2017 7:17 PM
In a Saturday op-ed in the Washington Post, Harvard constitutional law professor Laurence H. Tribe wrote that "The time has come for Congress to launch an impeachment investigation of President Trump for obstruction of justice." Tribe says it should happen now, because "To wait for the results of the multiple investigations underway is to risk tying our nation’s fate to the whims of an…
AP's Pace Hysterically Claims Comey Firing Is 'Unprecedented'
May 13th, 2017 6:22 PM
The Associated Press and reporter Julie Pace are among the last institutions and people on earth, respectively, with any credibility to harangue the public about the dangers of "a man willing to challenge - in dramatic fashion - the institutions created to hold the president accountable." But there they were on Wednesday morning, in the wake of President Donald Trump's decision to fire FBI…
Blogger: SCOTUS Often Has ‘Overcome’ Right’s ‘Inexcusable Wrongness’
April 10th, 2016 5:43 PM
If judicial review means that the U.S. Supreme Court is a de facto super-legislature that can in effect supersede actual legislatures, that’s fine with Washington Monthly blogger Martin Longman. In a Wednesday post, Longman acknowledged that certain SCOTUS rulings over the past several decades have been politically motivated, but argued that those were appropriate remedies for the “deplorable and…
CBS, NBC: Obama ‘Plans to Follow the Constitution’ vs. GOP ‘Roadblock'
February 16th, 2016 9:08 PM
The “big three” networks ABC, CBS, and NBC all made sure to weigh in Tuesday night on President Barack Obama’s comments hours earlier about his desire to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by the late Justice Antonin Scalia and spun them as Obama “plan[ning] to follow the Constitution” against “the Republican roadblock” in the Senate.
CNN Paints Pro-Gun Conservatives as Conspiracy Theorists
January 9th, 2016 4:13 PM
On Friday's Anderson Cooper 360, CNN correspondent Drew Griffin filed a report painting conservative opponents of President Barack Obama's gun control initiatives as conspiracy theorists, following up on the previous report finding that a number of gun owners in Florida are suspicious that Obama wants to go further with gun control that he is letting on.
‘Rachel Maddow Show’ Producer: IRS Scandal ‘Imaginary…Meaningl
June 27th, 2014 5:58 PM
There’s a saying that “life isn’t one damn thing after another – it’s the same damn thing over and over again.” That’s essentially what Steve Benen, a producer for MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show,” argued regarding the IRS scandal in a Thursday blog post on the “TRMS” website.
Benen claimed that throughout “the imaginary IRS ‘scandal,’ there’s [been] an interesting pattern of events that…
CNN's Johns: Emails Suggest Lois Lerner May Have Pushed for Chuck Gras
June 25th, 2014 10:10 PM
Halfway through the Wednesday edition of her eponymous program this evening, CNN's Erin Burnett turned to her colleague Joe Johns for breaking news regarding a fresh development in the IRS scandal: email evidence suggesting Lois Lerner may have pushed for an audit of Iowa Republican Senator Chuck Grassley.
Immediately afterwards, in a panel discussion, CNN legal analyst Sunny Hostin endorsed…
AP, Politico Attempt Damage Control for Iowa Democrat's 'Farmer' Insul
March 26th, 2014 10:33 AM
Here's an example of a gaffe which the left-loving press can't ignore — at least online.
Democratic Congressman and U.S. Senate candidate Bruce Braley of Iowa spoke of the mortal dangers the nation faces if Republicans win back the Senate in November at a trial lawyers' fundraiser in Texas in January. Among those dangers is the near certainty that "a farmer from Iowa who never went to law…