CNN Remembers Joe The Plumber As The Star Of 'White Identity Politics'
August 29th, 2023 2:49 PM
Samuel Wurzelbacher, better known as Joe the Plumber, died on Monday and for Tuesday’s Inside Politics on CNN, the assembled panel recalled his confrontation with Barack Obama in 2008 on taxes by labeling it the beginning of “grievance politics” for white working class men while lamenting that Democrats have not been able to connect with such voters despite the passing of the…
Politico Admits Candidate Favoritism by the Media
March 3rd, 2023 2:38 PM
We owe a great debt of gratitude to Michael Schaffer. The senior editor at Politico admitted out loud Friday what most of us already knew. Namely that the media plays favorites with the candidates they cover despite their laughable claims of neutrality. Schaffer's admission of blatant media coverage bias appeared in his piece "Washington’s Favorite Republican Is Making All the Right…
NYT Hails Elderly Biden’s Robust Health; Demanded Details From McCain
November 22nd, 2022 6:24 PM
People on both sides of the political aisle have expressed concerns about President Biden’s mental acuity, but the New York Times says no worries, “Age is more than a number.” Reporter Sheryl Gay Stolberg wrote the puff piece for Sunday’s edition: “President Biden Is Turning 80. Experts Say Age Is More Than a Number,” Compare that incuriosity about Biden’s failure to get a cognitive…
Don Lemon Taunts: Arizonans Know 'BS'—They Rejected 'Liar' Kari Lake
November 15th, 2022 11:49 AM
Reacting to reports of Kari Lake's defeat in the Arizona governor's race, and to Lake's comment that "Arizonans know BS when they see it," on CNN This Morning Don Lemon said, ""That is apparently true, since voters rejected her, and so many other liars. Obviously, her tweet is the BS here."
NYT Loved McCain’s ObamCare Thumbs-Down, Hated Gesture by Sinema
March 10th, 2021 11:53 AM
Like the late Arizona Senator John McCain (R), Arizona Democratic Senator Kyrsten Sinema is seen as a centrist “maverick.” Yet Sinema’s recent, dramatic thumbs-down voting gesture on the minimum wage was excoriated by The New York Times, not celebrated the way McCain’s similar thumbs-down “no” vote helped preserve ObamaCare in 2017. The Times painted the…
On PBS, Hack Schmidt Brags: I Restrained McCain in Campaign With Obama
December 11th, 2020 12:05 PM
On Tuesday's Amanpour & Co. on PBS and CNN International, MSNBC contributor and disaffected ex-Republican Steve Schmidt bragged about restraining 2008 GOP presidential nominee John McCain's losing campaign from exposing Democrat Barack Obama's ties to the radical pastor, the Reverend Jeremiah Wright, after NPR's Michel Martin cued him up to fault Republicans over race issues.
MSNBC Pines For Republicans 'Who Stand Up to Trump'
January 30th, 2020 8:02 PM
It is always a sad day for the media when they realize that the Republican Party that exists in the real world is nothing like the one that exists on their large impeachment panels. MSNBC congressional correspondent Kasie Hunt had that revelation on Wednesday where she lamented that there was no John McCain-esque figure to defy President Trump and Mitch McConnell on whether to call additional…
Behar Scolds Republican Do 'Right Thing,' Be McCain and Vote With Dems
January 30th, 2020 2:44 PM
The media continued marching in lockstep with the Democrat impeachment agenda Thursday, as View co-host Joy Behar demanded Republicans “do the right thing” by voting against their party. After co-host Meghan McCain complained how exhausting the impeachment process was, Behar sneered that the only thing she found exhausting was Republicans not “doing the right thing,” ie: what best serves…
Did We Learn the Lesson of 9/11?
September 11th, 2019 10:45 PM
It's now been nearly a full generation since Sept. 11, 2001. There are people currently serving in the U.S. military who weren't born when that act of evil took place — and the military still has thousands of troops in Afghanistan, the home base of the Taliban-supported al Qaida attack on the United States that took nearly 3,000 American lives.
Meghan McCain: The Liberal Studio Audience on ‘The View’ Often Boos Me
July 30th, 2019 9:11 AM
It’s not easy being the most conservative pundit on a liberal program like The View, which airs weekdays on ABC. Just ask Meghan McCain -- daughter of late Arizona Senator John McCain -- who’s been on the show for nearly two years and has clashed regularly with her liberal co-hosts, especially Joy Behar. In an interview for Elle magazine, she claimed: "I feel like I'm controversial. It's a very…
Joy Behar: Climate Change Could Prevent Joe Biden From Curing Cancer
June 14th, 2019 9:04 AM
If Donald Trump announced today that he’s going to find a cure for cancer tomorrow, liberals would whine and complain that a lot of people with medical careers would unfairly be put out of work. But when Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden made such an outlandish claim, the women on ABC’s The View program applauded the promise even though co-host Joy Behar warned that accomplishing such a…
Meacham: U.S.S. McCain Incident Shows Trump's 'Totalitarian Mindset'
May 30th, 2019 8:54 PM
On Wednesday night, controversy broke over President Trump’s Memorial Day Weekend visit to Japan when Wall Street Journal White House reporter Rebecca Ballhaus tweeted that the White House wanted the U.S.S. John McCain “out of sight” for Trump’s visit. She also reported that “a tarp was hung over the ship’s name” and that sailors “who wear caps bearing the ship’s name were given the day off.” It…
CNN's Berman Suggests Lindsey Graham's Gone 'From Wingman to Wingnut'
May 13th, 2019 8:28 AM
On this morning's New Day, Berman offered up a steaming serving of anti-Trump liberalism. The subject was Lindsey Graham's suggestion on Fox News yesterday that Don Jr. needn't comply with a Senate intel subpoena to provide additional testimony. Berman suggested to John Avlon, a CNN analyst and former editor-in-chief of the lefty Daily Beast, that Graham has gone "from wingman [to John McCain]…
Ex-Republican Scarborough Gives Unwanted Advice to GOP on The View
May 7th, 2019 1:50 PM
MSNBC’s married morning hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski were on ABC’s The View today to plug Mika’s new book and talk politics. The most mind-numbing part came when anti-Trump Scarborough, a former congressman who left the Republican party, gave advice to Republicans, as if he were still one of them.