Five Crazy, Silly, and Surprising Moments from Late-Night MSNBC
July 26th, 2016 3:37 AM
Each night of the Republican National Convention (RNC) and presumably for this week’s Democratic National Convention (DNC), MSNBC has and will continue to offer live coverage through 2:00 a.m. Eastern time and in the final two hours, some strange and wacky moments came about for those of us watching at NewsBusters.
MSNBC Claims DNC Chair 'Receives Cheers'...As She's Booed Relentlessly
July 25th, 2016 3:39 PM
They had a Baghdad Bob moment on MSNBC this morning in the 9am hour (Eastern time). The Lean Forward network's screen graphic read "WASSERMAN SCHULTZ RECEIVES CHEERS AT FLORIDA DELEGATION BREAKFAST," while it was very plain to viewers that she was being booed relentlessly.
Anchor Stephanie Ruhle must have heard the boos in her earpiece, and said “She actually walked in to cheers and a lot of…
NBC Spin: Resignation of DNC Chair ‘Best Thing for Democratic Unity’
July 25th, 2016 12:04 PM
In a desperate attempt to downplay chaos in the Democratic Party following leaked Democratic National Committee e-mails and the resignation of chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Shultz, on Monday’s NBC Today, Meet the Press moderator Chuck actually tried to spin the controversy as a positive: “Look, the only piece of good news out of this for Democrats, Jeff Weaver, Bernie Sanders's campaign manager,…
NYT Hails Obama as Popular 'Character Witness' for Hillary
July 25th, 2016 12:04 PM
Monday’s New York Times highlighted Democratic “discord” on the eve of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, as outrage about the contents of a massive email leak from the Democratic National Committee, showing the DNC colluding to scuttle the insurgent campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders in favor of Hillary Clinton. But a “White House Letter” from Julie Hirschfeld Davis was more…
DNC Chair on MSNBC: Hillary ‘Most Admired’ Woman ‘In the World’
July 18th, 2016 6:11 PM
On Monday, Andrea Mitchell Reports featured DNC Chairwoman and Hillary super-fan, Debbie Wasserman Schultz. It was a rather grotesque display of MSNBC’s routine where they lob softball questions to liberal guests in exchange for equally partisan answers. Wasserman Schultz criticized the convention, attacked the Republican party, berated the GOP presidential nominee, and surprise, surprise,…
CBS Lobbs Softballs to DNC Chair Over Dem Political Stunt
June 23rd, 2016 3:12 PM
In typical liberal fashion, the hosts of CBS This Morning provided a friendly forum to the Democratic National Committee Chair and and Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, while covering the House Democrats and their protest over gun control legislation. In a fashion that made it appear as if the hosts supported the Democrats’ childish behavior, co-host Gayle King took on a more…
Gregory Minimizes Dem Chaos As 'Overblown,' 'Not As Big' As In GOP
May 25th, 2016 2:16 PM
On Wednesday's New Day, CNN political analyst David Gregory downplayed the dispute between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders supporters over DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz: "I do think this is overblown." Gregory later asserted that "there is certainly discord within the Democratic Party. It's not as big as we've seen and are seeing on the Republican side."
Kremlin-Employed Schultz Blasts ‘Cheap’ CNN as Selling Out to Clintons
May 19th, 2016 5:24 PM
Almost anything that airs on the Kremlin-backed Russia Today makes for interesting fodder and Wednesday night was no different as former MSNBC host Ed Schultz lashed out at the “stupid” “mainstream media” for selling out to Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s claim that Bernie Sanders supporters incited “violence” at a Nevada convention last weekend.
DNC Chair: Hillary Has Been Transparent 'Other Than Private Server'
April 24th, 2016 11:54 PM
In a Fox News Sunday interview so painful to watch readers are advised to consider taking headache medicine before viewing, Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz tried to make the case that the FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton's handling of emails containing sensitive and classified national security information and her use of an undisclosed private email server is a…
DNC Chair Dodges Clinton FBI Question In Bartiromo Interview on FBN
April 6th, 2016 3:47 PM
If Reince Priebus, the chairman of the Republican National Committee, told the media that he wasn’t sure if the leading presidential candidate for the Republican Party would be willing to speak with the Federal Bureau of Investigation if the agency sought an interview of huim regarding a pending criminal investigation, the media would howl in protest. So why aren't they when the DNC chairwoman…
Megyn Kelly Grills DNC Chair on Hillary ‘Facing Threat of Indictment’
March 9th, 2016 11:57 AM
In a heated exchange during special Fox News election coverage Tuesday night, co-anchor Megyn Kelly pressed Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Hillary Clinton possibly being indicted over the ongoing e-mail scandal: “...yes, it’s gotten a little vulgar on the GOP side, but no one's facing the threat of indictment.”
Vice-Chair Gabbard Resigns From DNC; AP Buries the News in a Timeline
February 28th, 2016 4:37 PM
The simmering feud between the Democratic Party establishment and leftists who believe that the Democratic National Committee (DNC) has acted more like "Democrats Nominating Clinton" than a genuine political party presenting viable alternatives to Hillary Clinton, visibly erupted today.
This morning, Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard resigned her position as Vice Chair at the DNC and…
FNC Panel Excoriates Moderators, Sanders for Ignoring Hillary Scandals
February 12th, 2016 3:06 AM
After the “big three” networks of ABC, CBS, and NBC neglected to cover the State Department Inspector General (IG) doling out a subpoena to the Clinton Foundation on Thursday, PBS NewsHour Democratic Debate moderators Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff failed to even mention this, or Hillary Clinton’s e-mail scandal or Benghazi. Neither did Bernie Sanders. Needless to say, the Fox News Channel’s post-…
Scarborough: Leaving Iowa Top Journos Told Me 'You Know Bernie Won'
February 5th, 2016 8:19 AM
Then why the hell weren't those "top journalists" shouting it from the top of the evening news and in banner headlines? . . . On today's Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough said "as we were leaving Iowa, I heard from a lot of top journalists who whispered "you know Bernie won." I heard that time and time again. 'You know Bernie won.'"
With Scarborough asking "where is this, Bolivia in the 1930s?" and…