Press Has Falsely Tagged PA-18's Conor Lamb 'Pro-Life'
March 16th, 2018 9:30 AM
Democrat Conor Lamb was declared the narrow special congressional election winner Tuesday in PA-18, where voters are predominantly pro-life. Lamb, with media help, came across as "pro-life." He's not — and his successful deception may portend an effort by abortion proponents and their lockstep establishment press supporters to spread disinformation about Democratic candidates…
Pants-on-Fire Matthews: GOPers Think ‘Any’ Gun Is 'God-Given...Right'
October 6th, 2017 12:51 PM
On Thursday’s Hardball, the MSNBC panel showcased how the left will never be interested in compromise on gun control and will move the goal posts toward gun confiscation, all the while pushing fake news about Second Amendment advocates. As usual, host Chris Matthews was at the center of it all, falsely smearing Republicans as “a fanatic party on guns” who believe “[i]t…
Barely News: Rendell Says Sanders' Delegates Must 'Behave' in Philly
May 11th, 2016 6:55 AM
Ed Rendell, the chairman of this year's Democratic National Convention, stepped in it bigtime in a Sunday interview with billionaire businessman and radio talk show host John Catsimatidis. He got in even deeper trouble with supporters of candidate Bernie Sanders when he tried to explain himself.
Though there's plenty of hostility in the Republican Party these days, there's no…
Halperin: 'Not Saying Rendell Woke Up With Horse Head in Bed, But'
August 28th, 2015 9:49 AM
So who's Hillary's enforcer? Last week we asked "who got to Donny Deutsch?" when he suddenly became supportive of Hillary whereas just the week before he had been very critical of her.
The same thing has happened with Ed Rendell. Just yesterday, the former DNC Chairman and Pennsylvania governor was quoted in the New York Times saying…
Rendell: 'Tough Cookie' Hillary Will Put Republicans In 'Short Pants'
May 22nd, 2015 7:19 PM
On Al Sharpton's MSNBC show today, former DNC Chairman Ed Rendell dared congressional Republicans to recall Hillary Clinton to testify about Benghazi. Calling Clinton a "tough cookie," Rendell vowed that "Hillary will put them in short pants."
Paging Camille Paglia . . . Rendell surely thought he was paying Hillary a compliment. But is this really the Hillary…
CNN, CNBC and MSNBC Push Infrastructure Funding After Amtrak Accident
May 13th, 2015 1:28 PM
At least six people died and many more were injured in a terrible Amtrak accident on the night of May 12, and before the cause had been discovered, multiple cable news networks used the tragedy to make a political point.
Programming on CNN, CNBC and MSNBC all used the accident to claim the government needed to spent more on infrastructure all before National Transportation Safety Board…
4 Of 5 Top Papers Call For Federal Gas Tax Hike
January 12th, 2015 11:27 AM
Four out of five top U.S. newspapers have called for federal gas tax hikes on the editorial page since oil and gas prices began falling significantly June 19, 2014.
In spite of polls that show most Americans oppose it, The Washington Post, USA Today, The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times newspapers have all published editorials that called for increasing the…
Unhinged Chris Matthews Fumes Over Ted Cruz's 'McCarthyism
July 25th, 2014 11:20 AM
In his never-ending obsession with Ted Cruz, Hardball’s Chris Matthews devoted the start and close of his program to rants against the supposed "McCarthyism" of the Texas Senator. Matthews objected to Cruz’s belief that the FAA’s short lived ban on air travel to Israel was political in nature.
On the July 24 edition of Matthews’ program, the host wondered if…
MSNBC Panel: Republicans are Like 'Terrorists,' 'Threatening to Bomb t
July 25th, 2013 5:28 PM
Former Governor Ed Rendell (D-Pa.) drifted a bit too far off MSNBC’s pro-Obama message on Thursday’s Now with Alex Wagner, receiving a strong left-wing rebuke after suggesting that President Obama should be willing to compromise with Republicans on upcoming budgetary battles.
MSNBC contributor Joy Reid likened Republicans to terrorists, claiming that the president’s…
Bob Herbert: There Would Be Tons of Outrage on Left if Bush-Cheney Pur
June 18th, 2013 4:45 PM
It’s becoming rather commonplace for a liberal so-called “journalist” to point out the double standard by which media members are in general quite accepting of domestic surveillance under the current administration.
Count former New York Times columnist Bob Herbert amongst those willing to acknowledge this, for on MSNBC’s Now Tuesday, Herbert said, "There would be…
MSNBC Panel Members Slam Bachmann and GOP 'Haters
May 30th, 2013 3:25 PM
As MSNBC's Al Sharpton hosted a panel on Wednesday's PoliticsNation to discuss Minnesota Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann's retirement, MSNBC analyst Karen Finney claimed that Bachmann never had an idea "that wasn't about hate or wasn't about being against something," while MSNBC analyst and former Pennsylvania Democratic Governor Ed Rendell similarly charged that…
Chris Matthews Shrieks: NRA Is Doing a 'Dance of Death' Over Obama
May 3rd, 2013 6:18 PM
The staunchly pro-gun control Chris Matthews on Friday sneered that the National Rifle Association is doing a "dance of death" in celebration of their victory over Barack Obama. Regarding senators who voted with the gun group, the Hardball host mocked, "These are the guys who took the easiest vote in American political history. They backed the NRA." He added that "it…
Morning Joe Covers Gosnell Trial—But Ex-Gov. Rendell Claims He Knew
April 15th, 2013 8:42 AM
Credit Joe Scarborough not just for devoting a significant Morning Joe segment to the Gosnell abortion-murder trial today--but for declaring that he will have a reporter covering the trial--Joe Slobodzian of the Philadelphia Inquirer--back again tomorrow and throughout the week.
Ed Rendell—who was governor of Pennsylvania from 2003-10 while many of the horrors unfolded and the clinic…
MSNBC Brings On Former Pa. Gov. Rendell To Discuss Abortion, Doesn’t
April 12th, 2013 3:53 PM
One of the most blatant and disgusting blackouts of the Kermit Gosnell murder trial occurred on MSNBC on April 11. Appearing on Jansing & Co. on Friday morning, former Governor Ed Rendell (D-Pa.) appeared with Republican strategist Chip Saltsman to discuss changing trends in support for abortion, yet host Chris Jansing did not ask the former governor (and former Philadelphia mayor)…