Brinkley Blames Ford For Trump's Indictment And 'Authoritarian Bent'
Presidential historian Douglas Brinkley appeared on Friday’s CNN News Central to discuss former President Trump’s latest indictment and blamed it on a curious suspect: Gerald Ford. Brinkley and host Sara Sidner also acted as if nothing has happened between Watergate and present day when wondering why Republicans do not urge Trump to step aside like they did with Richard Nixon.
Jennings Schools CNN 'Historian' Rewriting History of Debt Limit Talks
Days after House Republican Speaker Kevin McCarthy and President Biden announced they had a bipartisan deal to raise the debt ceiling, left-wing CNN historian Douglas Brinkley tried Tuesday on CNN Tonight to rewrite history in order to give Biden credit for coming to the table to negotiate. Unfortunately for Brinkley, Republican political strategist and senior political commentator…
Brinkley Compares Trump's Mugshot To John Wilkes Booth's Wanted Poster
With former President Trump being indicted there was bound to be some cable news historian who reached for an outlandish analogy while attempting to wax poetic on the news and Douglas Brinkley delivered on Friday’s CNN Newsroom, declaring Trump’s upcoming mugshot will be like the wanted poster for John Wilkes Booth.
WORST OF 2022: The Craziest Analysis Award
Today we present the WORST OF 2022: The Craziest Analysis Award.
CNN Historian Touts 'Hero' Gavin Newsom, Pleads for Climate Action
On Friday’s The Lead with Jake Tapper, CNN’s resident historian Douglas Brinkley fretted that Americans aren’t clamoring for far-left 1970s-style environmental policies, even as he saluted California Governor Gavin Newsom as a “hero” for pushing for the utterly unrealistic policy of banning all fossil fuel cars in the next dozen years.
WORST OF 2022: The GOP Will End Democracy Award
Today we present the WORST OF 2022: The GOP Will End Democracy Award.
Media Throw World’s Sappiest Going Away Party for Nancy Pelosi
True, the media slobbering all over Democratic politicians is fairly unremarkable. But given the Republicans’ rather lackluster performance in the recent midterm elections, now more than ever it’s worth noting just how subservient the media are to Democrats.
Brinkley: Pelosi 'The Most Important' Speaker 'In American History'
Presidential historian Douglas Brinkley joined CNN Inside Politics John King on Friday to talk about Nancy Pelosi’s place in history. As Brinkley tells it, Pelosi is the most significant Speaker in American history because she helped pass liberal legislation, mainly Obamacare.
They’re Trying Too Hard: Biden Is Like Lincoln, FDR!
President Joe Biden desperately needs political resuscitation and his leftist buddies in the press have spent the last few weeks bucking him up. Most recently they praised his September 1 address as they compared him to Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War and FDR during WWII — this of course casts the GOP in the role of racist Confederates and Nazis. The following are just some of…
Brinkley Hypes Biden Relating to Founders, Abraham Lincoln
CNN presidential historian Douglas Brinkley joined Inside Politics host John King on Thursday to preview President Biden’s pretentious “Soul of the Nation” speech. Moving on from effusive praise of John Kerry to effusive praise of Joe Biden, Brinkley eagerly awaited Biden’s opportunity to “relate back to the Founders and Abraham Lincoln.”
Ruhle Suggests Civil War Never Ended, Wonders How 'Sick' is America
The fact that some Americans do not agree with MSNBC The 11th Hour host Stephanie Ruhle led her to ask presidential historian Douglas Brinkley just how “sick and divided” America is. With no sense of irony, while lamenting these divisions, Ruhle suggested the Civil War never ended.
CNN, MSNBC Spend Over 1,600 Minutes Flaunting January 6 Anniversary
It was bound to be a nauseating day for anyone who turned on CNN or MSNBC Thursday during their voluminous coverage for the first anniversary of the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol and, according to a NewsBusters tallying of their live programming (20 hours on CNN and 19 hours on MSNBC), they didn’t disappoint. All told, the two far-left channels spent 1,653 minutes marking the occasion and…
MSNBC 'Historian' Equates Jan. 6 to the 'Holocaust' and Video of Camps
One of the major rules of politics is don’t compare anything to the Holocaust because you look like a fool. And that’s exactly what MSNBC’s far-left “historian” Douglas Brinkley did during Thursday’s January 6 festivities on Craig Melvin Reports. And not only did he compare the riot at the Capitol to the systematic killing of 6 million Jews, but he also declared America in a “neo-…
CNN Historian: Afghan Airport Disaster to Become a 'Symbol of Hope'?
Plenty have people have compared the current situation in Kabul to Saigon in 1975, but on Tuesday, CNN presidential historian Douglas Brinkley became probably the first to suggest that may not be all bad. For Brinkley, the fact that people are scrambling to get onboard or hanging off the exteriors of C-17s might, one day, lead to them being seen as symbols of hope.