MSNBC's Wolffe: 'Spoiled Children' GOP 'Will Not Be Trusted' 'For a Ge

October 2nd, 2013 4:40 PM
On Tuesday's PoliticsNation, Executive Editor Richard Wolffe -- formerly of Newsweek -- predicted that, because Republicans embraced the Tea Party, setting up the path to a government shutdown, Republican party members are "destroying their brand" and "will not be trusted" "for a generation to come." Wolffe began:

MSNBC Guest Attacks Boehner and Cantor During Segment on... Amanda Kno

September 25th, 2013 10:04 AM
MSNBC has been relentlessly ripping into congressional Republicans as of late, and it appears their mockery is so pervasive that it can spread into completely unrelated discussions. On Saturday’s Weekends with Alex Witt, investigative journalist Nina Burleigh took a cheap shot at House Republican leaders Eric Cantor and John Boehner during a segment about the Amanda Knox saga. Burleigh said…

Bozell Column: Only Propaganda Is 'Good Journalism

September 24th, 2013 11:14 PM
Why are liberals in so much denial about liberal bias in the news? Why do they think they’re bending over backward to be “objective” doing that which Republicans see as partisan activism? Daniel Froomkin of the Huffington Post – formerly of The Washington Post – suggests an answer. He is exactly the kind of liberal agitator in the newsroom who wants every news story to be a blazing editorial…

CBS Plays Up The Absence of Republican Speakers at King Anniversary

August 29th, 2013 5:17 PM
On Thursday's CBS This Morning, Jeff Pegues spotlighted the lack of GOP speakers at the 50th anniversary commemoration of Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech: "Noticeably absent from this event, the GOP...the two most senior Republicans in the House...were invited to speak but declined." However, Pegues failed to mention that the event organizers didn't make much of an effort to get…

MSNBC's Sharpton Slams 'Immoral, Unjust, Un-American' GOP Agenda

August 5th, 2013 1:00 PM
On Friday's PoliticsNation show, MSNBC host Al Sharpton accused Republicans of having "an agenda that is immoral, unjust, and un-American," because of the House GOP's 40th vote to repeal ObamaCare. After noting talk of more changes to the food stamp program, the MSNBC host asked if Republican leaders "have any shame at all?"

MSNBC's Melber, Reyes Conflate Steve King's Comments with Entire GOP o

July 30th, 2013 3:44 PM
MSNBC’s Disrupt only seems capable of “disrupting” conservative voices, even absent host and former DNCer Karen Finney. Guest hosting for Finney, Ari Melber teamed up with NBC Latino contributor Raul Reyes to try and shut down former Republican strategist Robert Traynham on immigration reform, insisting that Rep. Steve King’s (R-Iowa) reprehensible comments on undocumented immigrants represent…

NY Times: Cantor Changing 'Uncompromising Conservatism to Something Ki

April 25th, 2013 1:19 PM
New York Times reporter Jonathan Weisman documented the failure of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor to remake the GOP's "uncompromising conservatism to something kinder and gentler" in "House Majority Leader’s Quest to Soften G.O.P.’s Image Hits a Wall Within," in a slanted story that's being passed off as straight news. Weisman emotionally warned: "But these days, those who linger in the…

Gingrich: Obama Immigration Bill Will Never Pass House Due to Hostilit

February 17th, 2013 12:34 PM
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich made a statement on ABC's This Week Sunday that will turn heads on both sides of Capitol Hill and both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue. "An Obama immigration plan is not going to pass the House" due to "the level of hostility towards the president and the way he goads the hostility." 

NBC's Gregory: 'Central Beliefs' of GOP 'Have Hurt it With the Elector

February 11th, 2013 3:00 PM
On Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, moderator David Gregory demanded Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor admit that the Republican Party's fundamental principles led to electoral defeat in 2012: "Isn't this more than tone that's an issue? Isn't it more than re-branding? Isn't it some of the central beliefs of the Republican Party that have hurt it with the electorate?" [Listen to the audio…

Zuckerman Schools Clift: If Obama Gave Cantor's AEI Speech 'You'd Have

February 9th, 2013 4:27 PM
Mort Zuckerman really schooled Eleanor Clift on PBS's McLaughlin Group Friday. After Clift commented that if she closed her eyes during House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's (R-Va.) speech to the American Enterprise Institute last week, she "would have thought it was Barack Obama," Zuckerman marvelously fired back, "Eleanor, if it had been Barack Obama, you would have supported everything he…

CBS's Charlie Rose Lobbies Republicans to Adopt 'Fundamental Change' o

February 5th, 2013 12:38 PM
CBS co-anchor Charlie Rose on Tuesday lobbied Eric Cantor to adopt "fundamental changes" in the Republican Party and not just accept "tweaks." Rose and CBS This Morning co-host Norah O'Donnell also pushed the House Majority Leader to sign onto immigration reform. Charlie Rose, lectured, "There's this issue that seems to be going in Republican Party circles that the party has to rebrand and…

O-kay ... Mike Papantonio Compares Tea Party to Invasive Fish That Fea

December 7th, 2012 8:50 PM
How can you tell when conservatives really annoy a liberal? When his hyperbole exceeds even the broad parameters of absurdity embraced on the left. Case in point -- attorney and "Ring of Fire" radio show co-host Mike Papantonio's appearance on fellow libtalker Thom Hartmann's show on Wednesday. (audio clip after page break)

After Obama Goo, CBS's Charlie Rose Pounds Eric Cantor With Questions

July 29th, 2012 9:24 AM
When CBS This Morning co-host interviewed the Obamas earlier this month, Matthew Balan revealed it was mostly personal goo and political softballs. So it was more than a bit shocking on Friday morning when Rose interviewed House majority leader Eric Cantor and whacked him with four questions hammering him about the "intolerance" of the Republican Party -- like the networks do every four years…

Bob Schieffer: Republicans Are Wasting Money Voting To Repeal ObamaCar

July 15th, 2012 4:36 PM
The folks at CBS News sure are worried about government spending all of a sudden. After Evening News anchor Scott Pelley grieved Wednesday for how much it's cost to have all these House votes concerning ObamaCare, Face the Nation's Bob Schieffer pointed a similarly dismayed finger at House Republicans Sunday (video follows with transcript and commentary):