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Capehart on PBS: Pelosi Is a 'Devout Catholic' and Constitution Lover

July 3rd, 2021 6:54 PM

On Friday's PBS NewsHour, anchor Judy Woodruff finished the week-in-review segment by asking Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart and New York Times columnist David Brooks about the Democrats creating a select committee on the January 6 Capitol riot. Capehart took out a bucket of rhetorical sugar, insisting Speaker Nancy Pelosi is not just a "devout Catholic…

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CNN SHOCKED (and Sad) Cheney Won’t Say All ID Laws are the ‘Big Lie'

May 24th, 2021 5:30 PM

On Monday's New Day show, CNN regulars were taken aback that Wyoming Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney is still a conservative who has not gone completely to the left on the issue of voting laws.

Fake Outrage Over Cheney ‘Ouster’; Dems ‘Ousted’ Bernie Twice

May 21st, 2021 1:17 PM

House Republican leadership removed Rep. Liz Cheney, (R-Wyo.), from her leadership position, a position her indignant liberal defenders likely did not even know existed until days ago. Cheney became Republican roadkill when she not only voted to impeach then-President Donald Trump but also became a vocal critic of his alleged “big lie” about the 2020 election. Cue the fake outrage by Democrats…

The Republican Dilemma

May 19th, 2021 3:19 PM

Observing the ouster of Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) from her House leadership position and her criticism of former president Donald Trump, reminded me of a '70s TV ad for Listerine mouthwash. The company attempted to use the product's bad taste to its advantage. The ad said: “It's got the taste people hate - twice a day.” The Republican establishment may hate Donald Trump, but they would be hard-…

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CNN Smears Fox as 'Propaganda Arm' of Birthers, Anti-Vaxxer Kooks

May 15th, 2021 7:39 PM

On Friday's CNN Newsroom, co-anchor Alisyn Camerota and weekend host Fareed Zakaria excoriated Fox News, with Camerota deriding them as "trying to pass themselves off as news," and Zakaria smearing the news channel as a "propaganda arm of the most extreme wing of the Republican party."

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FAKE: CNN Edits Dick Cheney, Blames Him for GOP 'Purging' Colin Powell

May 14th, 2021 5:45 PM

CNN's New Day often features analyst John Avlon delivering a commentary they call "Reality Check." But reality took a beating on Thursday's edition, as he accused Republicans of "purging" moderates ever since Barry Goldwater ran for president in 1964.

Column: America Declines, Media Obsess Over GOP Squabbles

May 14th, 2021 5:28 AM

The front page of the May 13 Washington Times was sobering: “President Biden’s second 100 days are off to a woeful start, including a gas shortage for much of the East Coast, a surge of inflation, a slowdown in hiring despite a record number of job openings, renewed fighting in the Middle East and an unresolved border crisis.” But the rest of the media? They’re obsessing over how…

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NBC: 10-Minute Cheney Interview, Only 29 Seconds of Biden Criticism

May 13th, 2021 11:51 AM

Despite Thursday’s Today show featuring an over 10-minute long interview with a sitting Republican member of Congress, only a paltry 29 seconds of the coverage focused on Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney’s criticism of current President Joe Biden. Instead, nearly all of the exchange was centered on co-host Savannah Guthrie urging the newly-ousted House GOP leader to attack her fellow…

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CNN Spends Nearly 3x More in 12 Hrs on Cheney Than Economic Crises

May 13th, 2021 1:10 AM

On Wednesday, CNN showed a further commitment to unseriousness and a refusal to engage in basic journalism by spending nearly three times (2.72) times more time over a 12-hour period on Congresswoman Liz Cheney (R-WY) losing a role in House GOP leadership than the multiple economic crises facing the country, ranging from the Colonial pipeline hack to gasoline shortages to inflation to…

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Scarborough: I'm with Sharpton, Warren, Bernie -- for Democracy!

May 12th, 2021 3:38 PM

On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough claims that despite their ideological differences, he, Liz Cheney, Al Sharpton, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren are all on the same side when it comes to supporting "liberal democracy."

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CBS Shocks: Caring About Cheney Is Like Caring About 3rd String QB

May 12th, 2021 11:54 AM

CBS This Morning’s Major Garrett on Wednesday shocked Americans as he rejected the evolving liberal media narrative that Liz Cheney is the most important story on the planet. Garrett mocked this idea as the equivalent of caring about the third string quarterback on a high school football team.

NEW NewsBusters Podcast: Liberal Media Made Liz Cheney a 'Pariah,' Too

May 10th, 2021 8:28 PM

On the latest NewsBusters Podcast, we tackle the ginned-up controversy over Rep. Liz Cheney, and how her crusading against Donald Trump looks like it will lead to a vote removing her from the House GOP leadership. Oh, how the media love this sticky wicket! On Friday night's Don Lemon show, Brian Stelter touted how CNN and MSNBC have loaded more than 300 mentions apiece of Liz Cheney,…

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Scarborough Pushing Liz Cheney for President: MSM Plan to Split GOP?

May 6th, 2021 1:27 PM

On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough, whom many on the right suspect of having abandoned his conservative roots and gone over to the liberal side, speaks well of Liz Cheney, saying: "people like me . . .  look at somebody like Liz Cheney and say, okay: well, there’s somebody that believes in small government, there’s somebody that believes in traditional foreign policy. Yeah!…

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Bible Scholar Berman: Kevin McCarthy Denied Liz Cheney Three Times

May 3rd, 2021 3:46 PM

On CNN, New Day co-host John Berman, saying it was "almost biblical" how House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy might be "hanging [Liz Cheney] out to dry," says, that McCarthy's comments "were almost biblical. Like, three times he denied her."