Cuomo Echoes Trump: Hillary 'Very Low Energy' In Newspaper Interview
December 24th, 2015 7:40 AM
About the last person you'd expect to have a Vulcan mind meld with Donald Trump is Chris Cuomo. But at a time when the focus is Star Wars, Cuomo went Star Trek today, sounding much like Trump in his description of Hillary Clinton. Trump of course made the phrase "low-energy" famous as he repeatedly battered Jeb Bush with it. Recently, Trump took a similar tack with Hillary, saying she lacked the…
ABC’s Cokie Roberts Dismisses Bernie Hours After Praising Him
December 20th, 2015 2:36 PM
Hours after praising socialist Senator Bernie Sanders prior to ABC’s Democratic presidential debate on Saturday night, ABC News political analyst Cokie Roberts completely reversed course on Sunday’s This Week and brushed off Sanders as unelectable and having shot at the nomination even if he wins both the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary in February 2016.
MSNBC Guest: GOPers Want to 'Mass Murder Civilians' to Fight ISIS
December 16th, 2015 7:42 PM
Appearing as a guest on Wednesday's MSNBC Live, Linda Sarsour of the Arab-American Association of New York received no pushback from host Jose Diaz-Balart over her inflammatory assertion that some of the Republican presidential candidates "think they can mass murder civilians across the world" to defeat the ISIS threat.
She also absurdly claimed that the U.S. killed 650,000 civilians in Iraq,…
Crunching the Numbers: What to Watch For at the Next GOP Debate
December 14th, 2015 8:15 AM
After a five-week hiatus, the Republican presidential candidates meet tomorrow night for their next prime time debate, moderated by CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. Based on how the various networks handled the first four debates, viewers of Tuesday's CNN debate should expect: 1) the questions will be aimed at getting the candidates to fight with one another; 2) Donald Trump will take more airtime than any of…
Fallon: Star Wars Heroine Hired by Jeb Since She Salvages 'Wreckage'
December 4th, 2015 8:28 AM
Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon chose to weave the 2016 election and the promotion of upcoming guest Daisy Ridley from Star Wars: The Force Awakens into his opening monologue late Thursday by joking that Ridley’s character had been hired by the Jeb Bush campaign in “an interesting coincidence” since “she plays a character who tries to salvage massive wreckages.”
CNN's King Inserts Qualifier 'Whatever You Think About Him' for Bush
November 25th, 2015 5:42 PM
During a discussion of Wednesday's interview with GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush on New Day, CNN's John King gave a glimpse into the negative mindset of media liberals toward former President George W. Bush such that they have difficulty paying any sort of compliment toward him without having to insert a qualifier like "whatever you think about him."
Colbert Deems GOPers Aren't Christians Due to Refugee Stance
November 20th, 2015 12:25 PM
On the heels of news that he’s slipped to third place in the network late night comedy show ratings due to his alienation of right-leaning voters, Late Show host Stephen Colbert proved why it’s the case on Thursday as he accused Republicans of not being Christians for wanting to put a hold on the U.S. accepting Syrian refugees, contending it's comparable to the KKK as an example of Christians…
Atlantic: Republicans Engage in Race-Baiting, But Might Not Be Racists
November 19th, 2015 3:41 PM
On Tuesday, The Atlantic featured an article that lamented decades of Republican race-baiting in presidential campaigns. The piece by [authors] allow that race-baiting “does not mean that those who employ them are racists,” but it does “show a willingness to exploit societal ills for political gain.” The authors don’t think Republicans are racists, just that Republicans have a tendency to exploit…
‘SNL’ Calls Bush 'Jeb Hitler' After Saying He Would Kill 'Baby Hitler'
November 15th, 2015 9:05 AM
On Saturday Night Live, Weekend Update co-anchor Michael Che shamelessly mocked Jeb Bush after the Republican told the Huffington Post he would happily travel back in time to kill baby Hitler. Che claimed this would have “left Germany in the weak bumbling hands of Adolph’s brother Jeb Hitler." The SNL cast member also mocked Ben Carson, who said he would not kill baby Hitler because of his pro-…
AP Pair 'Fact Checks' an Achieved Goal and a Completely True Statement
November 12th, 2015 11:55 PM
The "fact-checking" press has become a parody of itself during the past several years.
It's not only because of their irritating penchant for putting statements by Republicans and conservatives under a twisted microscope while ignoring drop-dead obvious falsehoods delivered by Democrats and leftists. It's because, among other things, the fact-checkers often admit that a statement is true, but…
NewsBusted: Maybe Jeb! Should Be the Pitchman for LifeAlert®
November 12th, 2015 5:48 PM
"Jeb Bush has a new campaign slogan: 'Jeb Can Fix It!' But a more appropriate slogan for Jeb is, 'I’ve Fallen, and I Can’t Get Up!'" – NewsBusted anchor Jodi Miller.
ABC, NBC Cheer ‘Fierce,’ ‘Dramatic Divisions’ in GOP After Debate
November 11th, 2015 9:58 PM
The Wednesday editions of ABC’s World News Tonight and NBC Nightly News each provided their own wrap-ups of the Fox Business Network Republican presidential debate from the night before, but the theme was predictably similar as both networks spun the event as illustrating “fierce opposition” and “dramatic divisions” within the GOP on apparently every issue.
Rose Appears Baffled GOPers Leveled ‘a Lot of Attacks on Hillary'
November 11th, 2015 8:39 PM
Filling in for Scott Pelley on Wednesday’s CBS Evening News, Charlie Rose provided a wrap-up of Tuesday’s Fox Business Networks Republican presidential debate and seemed exasperated when he wondered to Face the Nation anchor John Dickerson “why” did the GOP candidates level “a lot of attacks on Hillary Clinton.”
Jeb Supporter on CNN Laments Lindsey Graham Being Excluded from Debate
November 10th, 2015 8:46 PM
Offering analysis of the first Fox Business Network Republican presidential debate on the 8:00 p.m. Eastern edition of CNN’s AC360, CNN political commentator and Jeb Bush supporter Ana Navarro lamented that Senator Lindsey Graham (S.C.) and his “passionate voice” was excluded from the undercard event.