CNN Hypes New York Daily News's 'Dolt .45' Blast at Jeb Bush's Gun Pic
February 17th, 2016 5:25 PM
CNN's Athena Jones spotlighted the latest pro-gun control headline on the New York Daily News's front page during Wednesday's New Day. Jones, who was following Jeb Bush's campaign, noted that the former Florida governor was "getting some attention for a tweeted photo of a handgun engraved with his name. The caption: 'America.' The New York Daily News having some fun with that picture, with the…
Kasie Hunt: Bush Camp Getting 'More and More Pessimistic'
February 16th, 2016 6:49 PM
Could the end be near for Jeb Bush's presidential campaign? Would a back-in-the-pack finish in South Carolina be the final blow? Kasie Hunt seems to suggest so. MSNBC's Hunt, appearing on today's With All Due Respect, sounded an ominous note for Bush fans. Reporting that the Bush campaign has been disappointed by the lack of a bump coming off a strong debate performance, Hunt said "to a certain…
Shorter Twitter: Traitor Snowden Offended by Jeb Bush's Pro-Gun Tweet
February 16th, 2016 6:27 PM
So apparently a "Moments" curator at Twitter has taken offense at Jeb Bush tweeting out a photo of a handgun which he owns.
Krauthammer: ‘Amazing Debate’ Was ‘Thermonuclear’ Compared to Dems
February 14th, 2016 4:01 AM
Fox News contributor and syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer received the first comments late Saturday night on FNC’s post-Republican debate coverage and ruled that if the Democratic debates could be described as “skirmishes with the occasional subtle jabs,” the latest GOP debate on CBS could be chalked up to being a “thermonuclear” war “if the previous Republican debates have been World War…
Larry Wilmore Mocks Rubio’s N.H. Apology as Admission of E.D.
February 11th, 2016 2:24 AM
As part of his post-New Hampshire analysis on Thursday’s Nightly Show, Comedy Central personality Larry Wilmore used a clip of Senator Marco Rubio telling supporters he failed them in Saturday’s ABC debate to also argue it could be used as an admission that he had erectile dysfunction.
Klein: Trump Backers ‘Are a Real Threat’ to America; 'I Like Jeb Bush'
February 10th, 2016 7:57 AM
Time columnist Joe Klein followed up his fawning profile of Hillary Clinton in the magazine’s latest issue with an appearance on Charlie Rose’s PBS show Tuesday night where he condemned Donald Trump supporters as “a real threat to this country,” decried the lack of center in American politics and professed his admiration for Jeb Bush.
Blitzer Hits Rubio Fitness for Office, Repetition May Be 'Oops Moment'
February 9th, 2016 9:25 AM
As Utah GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz -- who has endorsed Marco Rubio for President -- appeared as a guest on Monday's The Situation Room on CNN, host Wolf Blitzer repeatedly questioned Rubio's fitness for office, with seven out of his first nine questions and setup statements challenging the Florida Senator on issues ranging from his repetition of lines during Saturday's debate, to his level of…
Heilemann: Governors in GOP Field See Rubio as a 'Punk'
February 5th, 2016 6:10 PM
With all due respect, indeed! On the Bloomberg TV show of that name that he co-hosts with Mark Halperin, John Heilemann today reported that the current and former governors in the GOP field--Bush, Kasich and Christie--think Marco Rubio is a "punk." Clarified Heilemann: "when I say 'punk,' they have the same view that Hillary Clinton had of Barack Obama [in 2008]: line-cutter, punk, man of no…
ABC, NBC Cheer Trump Attacking Cruz over Carson Rumors
February 3rd, 2016 10:04 PM
The networks continued to act as promoters of Donald Trump on Wednesday as ABC’s World News Tonight and NBC Nightly News devoted over six minutes to Trump accusing Ted Cruz of “stealing” the Iowa caucuses while the CBS Evening News spent only 35 seconds on Trump and Ben Carson lashing out at Cruz. Among the most intense moments was ABC’s Tom Llamas clashing with Cruz during a press conference…
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.
TV Keeps Touting Trump Over His GOP Competitors
February 1st, 2016 7:11 AM
A new analysis by the Media Research Center finds Trump continued to receive the vast majority of TV news coverage throughout the month of January, leading up to tonight’s crucial Iowa caucuses. An examination of all campaign coverage on the ABC, CBS and NBC evening newscasts from January 1 through January 31 finds Trump received nearly 157 minutes of airtime, or almost 60 percent of the total…
Heilemann: 'Unleash' the 'Mean' Barbara Bush on Trump
January 22nd, 2016 6:41 PM
Question: what would happen if a Republican pundit called Michelle Obama "mean" and suggested President Obama "unleash" her on an opponent? On With All Due Respect today, co-host Heilemann said that whereas her public image was that of a "lovely and matronly figure," First Lady Barbara Bush was in fact as "mean" and tough as anyone, and said he'd like to see the Bush campaign "unleash" her on…
CNN: Reagan Closer to Hillary on Some Issues, GOP 'Would Hate' Him
January 16th, 2016 3:02 PM
On Friday's Erin Burnett OutFront on CNN, during a segment devoted to discrediting President Ronald Reagan's conservative credentials and painting modern Republicans as far right, host Erin Burnett proclaimed that Republicans "would hate that guy," and joined with CNN presidential historian Douglas Brinkley in suggesting that Democrat Hillary Clinton's views on some issues are closer to Reagan's.
NY Times Reporter Is Not Amused; Rolls Eyes at Jeb’s Dry Wit
December 26th, 2015 7:25 PM
In Saturday’s New York Times, reporter Matt Flegenheimer took a hostile tone in an ostensibly light-hearted story about Jeb Bush’s surprising reserves of humor in Saturday’s “Bush Camp Suggests (Very) Secret Weapon: Its Candidate Is Funny.” Turns out Jeb! has a decent line in dry wit, but the Times resolutely refused to be amused by the struggling Republican candidate: “Who says @JebBush doesn’t…