As Left Embraces Green New Deal, CEOs Blast Unaffordable ‘Fantasy'
June 6th, 2019 3:03 PM
Democratic presidential front-runner, former Vice President Joe Biden gave Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ Green New Deal a big bear hug, with the release of his 22-page climate plan June 4. The Atlantic called it a “mini green new deal” and Biden claimed it will create around 10 million jobs while reducing U.S. net-emissions to zero by 2050. Sure. Business leaders have a very different opinion…
Ali Velshi Beats a Word to Death While Yelling at Howard Schultz
April 6th, 2019 3:35 PM
MSNBC's Ali Velshi seems to love the word "bifurcated" since he couldn't stop yelling it at possible presidential contender Howard Schultz on Friday. Velshi kept repeating "bifurcated" over and over and over again as if it was a weapon to be used to attack the former Starbucks CEO for the high crime of possibly splitting the anti-Trump vote in 2020.
CNN’s Harlow Pressures Schultz: 'Commit' to Drop Out If He's a Spoiler
February 13th, 2019 12:46 AM
In the midst of CNN’s Tuesday Town Hall with prospective independent presidential candidate and former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, moderator Poppy seemed to get a bit annoyed at her guest when he appeared unwilling to “commit” to dropping out of the race in the event he would spoil the election for Democrats in the fall of 2020.
Joy Reid Annoyed at Third Party Bid That Could Harm Dems in 2020
February 10th, 2019 7:03 PM
"Sudden Respect" is our NewsBusters topic category for situations in which the liberal media suddenly lavishes praise on a conservative because he is now criticizing fellow Republicans or conservatives. Maybe we need a new category: "Sudden Disrespect," to cover cases in which the MSM turns on a Democrat who dares to not march in liberal lockstep. Joy Reid provided a perfect example of the…
Maher Trashes Schultz, 'Insane' '21st Century Republicans'
February 9th, 2019 12:59 PM
During Friday’s edition of Real Time With Bill Maher, the eponymous host concluded his satirical segment “new rules” with a lecture to potential independent 2020 candidate Howard Schultz; which basically ended up as a five-minute monologue trashing the Republican Party. At one point in the monologue, Maher asserted that “if you drew a Venn diagram of insane and 21st Century Republican, it would…
Todd Impressed Schultz Withstood Media Beating ‘Living Daylights Out'
February 3rd, 2019 2:29 PM
At the start of last week, the liberal media had a nervous breakdown after former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz announced he was thinking about running for president as an independent. The liberal media was worried that he was doing to damage the changes for Democrats so they did what they could to beat up on him. They ripped into him so much, that during Sunday’s Meet the Press, on NBC, moderator…
CNN Women Rip 'Outside the Mainstream' PJ Media, Starbucks Boss
February 1st, 2019 8:34 PM
CNN women were mad. How dare anyone criticize female Democrats running for President! That was the theme on CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin on Thursday. The CNN anchor was unhappy that Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz praised an article by Roger Simon on PJ Media that mocked Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren. CNN's Kirsten Powers denounced PJ Media (and writer Roger L. Simon) as "pretty outside the…
Seth Meyers Mocks, Lectures Howard Schultz for Undermining Dems
February 1st, 2019 12:46 PM
On the Thursday night/early Friday edition of the Late Night with Seth Meyers, NBC comedian Meyers spent more than five minutes essentially giving a commentary in which he mocked and lectured former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz for criticizing Democrats and possibly threatening his former party's chances of defeating President Donald Trump.
Partisan Colbert Lashes Out at Schultz Threat: ‘A Beige Envelope'
January 31st, 2019 5:42 PM
Far-left late night host Stephen Colbert has established himself as the go-to spot for Democrats announcing their 2020 run. The man, who in theory should be an equal opportunity humorist, is now showing his partisan stripes in another way: Colbert on Wednesday lashed out at potential third party candidate Howard Schultz, mocking him as a “beige envelope.”
CBS Was Fine With ‘President Schultz’ When It Expected Democratic Bid
January 30th, 2019 1:35 PM
Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz’s potential third party bid for president has freaked out liberal media outlets including CBS. But that wasn’t always the media's attitude.
In 2018, CBS This Morning wanted to know if he’d run for office and joked about “President Schultz” — when they assumed he’d run against President Donald Trump as a Democrat.
Nervous NBC Sees Dem ‘Division,’ ‘Controversy’ Over Left-Wing Ideas
January 30th, 2019 12:59 PM
After the network initially ignored Democratic Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Kamala Harris calling for the private health insurance industry to be abolished, on Wednesday, NBC’s Today show finally acknowledged how her radical proposal “sparked controversy.” The report also fretted over signs of “Democratic division” heading into the primary campaign.
Behar 'Scared' Over Schultz Run: 'Guarantees Trump Another 4 Years!'
January 29th, 2019 12:57 PM
Tuesday on The View, the hosts interviewed potential 2020 independent candidate and former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz. Despite Schultz’s liberal politics, the notion that he could be more moderate than Democrats running and thus steal votes away from Dems has driven the media to hysterics, including the women at The View.
CBS Hypes Heckler Calling Schultz an 'A**hole' Who Might Reelect Trump
January 29th, 2019 10:51 AM
Liberal journalists are worried. CBS This Morning on Tuesday continued the onslaught against Howard Schultz and his potential 2020 independent bid. Very worried that the former Starbucks CEO could reelect Donald Trump, the show’s hosts played a clip of a heckler calling him an “a**hole” and wondered if would reconsider.
WATCH Media Freak Out Over Ex-Starbucks CEO’s Possible Independent Run
January 29th, 2019 10:01 AM
As NewsBusters has documented, reporters immediately began tearing their hair out over former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz announcing on Sunday that he was considering an independent run for president. The video that follows is just a sampling of the liberal press denouncing the possible move as “disastrous” and “catastrophic” for Democrats seeking to defeat President Trump in 2020.