CNN's Baldwin Presses Another GOPer to Speak Against 'Far Right' Cruz
February 2nd, 2016 6:20 PM
As former House Majority Leader and Jeb Bush supporter Eric Cantor appeared as a guest on Tuesday's CNN Newsroom, host Brooke Baldwin was at it again fishing for a negative critique of GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz after failing to produce results on Thursday in an interview with Marco Rubio supporter and Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz.
CNN's Cuomo Disputes the 'Urgency' to Defund Planned Parenthood
September 28th, 2015 12:24 PM
On Monday's New Day on CNN, anchor Chris Cuomo complained about Republicans wanting to defund Planned Parenthood as he questioned the "urgency" of doing so "before you investigate the allegations," leading guest and former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor to decry the "grotesque" revelations about the abortion provider.
During a discussion of House Speaker John Boehner's announced resignation…
Chuck Todd: Parties Have ‘Nuclear Bombs’ That Could Cause Gridlock
November 9th, 2014 4:06 PM
On Sunday, Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd continued to push the line that Washington is broken and despite the GOP now controlling both houses of Congress, gridlock will likely continue. Speaking to his political panel, Todd argued that both the Republicans and Democrats have “two nuclear bombs it sounds like to me. Is that a fair way to put it? That each side has potentially, and it could,…
Daily Beast's Avlon Slams Tea Party on CNN; Praises GOP Establishment
June 25th, 2014 4:40 PM
On Wednesday's New Day on CNN, The Daily Beast's John Avlon and his wife, Margaret Hoover, gloated over the recent defeats of Tea Party-backed candidates in Republican primaries. Avlon strongly hinted that the grassroots conservatives movement was full of crazy people: "Don't call it the establishment. It's the sanity caucus."
Anchor Kate Bolduan wondered if former House Majority Leader Eric…
MRC's Notable Quotables: Journalists Plead with Hillary to Run: 'If No
June 23rd, 2014 8:55 AM
Now online: the June 23 edition of Notable Quotables, MRC’s bi-weekly compilation of the latest outrageous quotes in the liberal media. This week, as Hillary Clinton embarks on a book tour, feminist journalists urge her to run for President. “If not you, who?” lobbied longtime NBC anchor Jane Pauley, now with CBS.
As for Hillary’s gaffes, such as claims she and her husband were “dead broke”…
Bob Woodward Criticizes Press for Ignoring Possible Cantor Defeat But
June 22nd, 2014 3:22 PM
Bob Woodward came close. Oh so close to discerning how much of the mainstream media were blindsided by the stunning defeat of former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in his congressional primary in Virginia. In fact, Woodward came so close that your humble correspondent thought he was going to say it out loud today while being interviewed by CNN's Candy Crowley on State of the Union.
Column: Latinos Against Lawlessness
June 18th, 2014 3:55 PM
Now that the initial shock of Dr. Dave Brat’s primary victory over outgoing House Minority Leader Eric Cantor has passed us by a bit, it is time to look at it for what it really is.
First off, it is only a primary victory. There is still the general election. And you can be sure the Left and their allies are now as busy as ever, plotting and sneaking and doing all sorts of devilry to send…
Donna Brazile: ‘The Tea Party Is The Energy Inside The Republican Pa
June 15th, 2014 12:10 PM
Donna Brazile, who served as campaign manager for Al Gore’s 2000 presidential campaign and is the current Vice Chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, had some surprisingly kind words to say about the Tea Party during a TV appearance on Sunday, June 15.
Brazile appeared on ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos during its “Powerhouse Roundtable” segment to discuss Congressman…
CNN’s Bash To Eric Cantor: ‘Do You Think That There was Anti-Semit
June 15th, 2014 11:33 AM
Congressman Eric Cantor (R-VA) made his first live television appearances on Sunday, June 15 following his primary defeat to his a Tea Party challenger David Brat. The defeat was unexpected by most in Washington and was one of the main topics of conversation across the Sunday shows.
Cantor sat down with CNN’s Dana Bash on State of the Union on Sunday and was asked by the fill-in host “Do you…
Paul Waldman: GOP Base’s Anger, Perpetual Dissatisfaction Are ‘Inc
June 14th, 2014 4:01 PM
The term “permanent revolution” is usually associated with Marxism, but American Prospect blogger Paul Waldman believes that these days, it’s movement conservatives who are talkin’ about a permanent revolution, and that their ideal Republican pol is an “agent of chaos and destruction, or at least pretend[s] that's who he is.”
In a Thursday post, Waldman quoted RealClearPolitics analyst Sean…
CNBC/NYT’s Harwood Blames Anti-Semitism for Cantor’s Defeat
June 14th, 2014 2:36 PM
Discussing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s surprising primary loss, on Friday’s Washington Week on PBS, John Harwood, chief Washington correspondent for CNBC, a regular on NBC and MSNBC, and a political writer for the New York Times, blamed hostility to Jews in Cantor’s “very rural conservative southern district.”
“Eric Cantor is a Jewish Republican. This is a very rural conservative…
David Frum: GOP Needs a Tony Blair-Like Figure Who’ll Reform Party
June 13th, 2014 7:57 AM
In a brief Thursday post on the Atlantic’s website, "reform conservative" pundit David Frum cited Eric Cantor’s primary loss to Dave Brat as further evidence that “Republican leaders” need to emerge to confront the “the destructive leadership of fanatics (and the cynics who make their living by duping fanatics)."
He cited Tony Blair as a model, someone " who revived his party by standing up…
VIDEO: For America's Bozell Explains How Cantor Destroyed His Credibil
June 12th, 2014 5:13 PM
Rep. Eric Cantor has only himself to blame for losing the respect, trust, and votes of Tea Party conservatives, and with it, his House seat in Virginia's 7th congressional district, For America chairman Brent Bozell explained on Wednesday's Kelly File [watch the full segment here or by clicking play on the embed below the page break]:
Comedy Central's Liberal Comedians Mock David Brat's Christianity
June 12th, 2014 3:30 PM
Both of Comedy Central’s favorite comedians took the time on their shows on June 11 to make fun of upstart conservative congressional nominee David Brat for his Christian faith while subtly hinting at a strain of anti-Semitism in either the Virginia Republican himself or the GOP voters of the 7th District which chose him over Majority Leader Eric Cantor.
In fact, both Jon Stewart and Stephen…