On PBS, Historian Jon Meacham Compares Liz Cheney, Bush Sr. to Lincoln
Firing Line host Margaret Hoover talked to liberal historian, presidential biographer, and current Biden speechwriter Jon Meacham, who made some bizarre modern-day comparisons to President Abraham Lincoln and denied he was a Democrat, in the latest edition of the relaunched public affairs show on PBS. Meacham predictably cited Lincoln, the subject of his latest biography, and found…
Don Lemon Taunts: Arizonans Know 'BS'—They Rejected 'Liar' Kari Lake
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."
Failing Upward: MSNBC Hypes Defeated Dems, Cheney For Higher Office
For Rep. Liz Cheney and Democrats who have lost, Thursday’s MSNBC Reports had good news: you can still land a cushy job in the Biden Administration or even run for president.
Chuck Todd Whines: Supporting Kari Lake is Putting Party over Country
On NBC’s Meet the Press, anchor Chuck Todd brought on disgraced Wyoming Congresswoman and pseudo Republican Liz Cheney to whine about Arizona Republican gubernatorial nominee Kari Lake and her supposed “threats to democracy.” Predictably joining in on the smear campaign, Todd asked Cheney if Republicans like Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin who are campaigning for Lake are “putting…
Move over Abe! ABC's Karl Compares Liz Cheney to Teddy Roosevelt
Days after recently ousted anti-Trump Congresswoman Liz Cheney laughably compared herself to former Republican President Abraham Lincoln, ABC’s This Week co-moderator Jonathan Karl took it a step further and compared Cheney to former President Theodore Roosevelt. The ahistorical idol worship didn’t end there, USA Today bureau chief Susan Page suggested Cheney could have the…
CNN's Avlon Decries Flood of GOP 'Hyperpartisan Cowards and Cranks'
On Wednesday's New Day show, CNN's John Avlon delivered another of his "Realty Check" segments which are often more about promoting liberal spin to attack conservatives than to be factually accurate. The liberal CNN analyst derided the GOP as a party that mostly nominates "hyperpartisan cowards and cranks."
NewsBusters Podcast: Media Give Liz Cheney a Participation Trophy
Rep. Liz Cheney was clobbered by 37 points in her Wyoming Republican primary, but the media broke out their praises as she compared herself to Lincoln and Ulysses Grant. They asked her if she would run for president in 2024, ignoring all proof that she drove her political car off a cliff. Scott Whitlock joins the show to assess the contrast between today's Glorious Liz and yesterday's Odious…
NBC Lobbies Cheney: Just Say It's Better for Dems to Keep Congress!
NBC on Wednesday repeatedly lobbied Liz Cheney to run for president after she lost her renomination bid for Congress. Today co-host Savannah Guthrie also repeated the media-created comparison that Cheney is Obi-Wan Kenobi from Star Wars and Trump is Darth Vader.
CNN Admits: Liz Cheney's Base Is 'Democrats and the Beltway Media!'
Given Liz Cheney's overwhelming defeat in yesterday's Wyoming Republican congressional primary, it would clearly be a very uphill slog to win a national GOP presidential primary, should that be her goal for 2024. On today's New Day, CNN cast Cheney as having two legs to her base of support: Democrats, and the Beltway media!
Media Love Her Now, But Hated ‘Toxic’ ‘Daughter of Dracula’ Then
Liz Cheney on Tuesday night badly lost her renomination bid in Congress, getting trounced by BLANK points. Journalists have been eagerly cheering Cheney 2.0 as the GOP’s Joan of Arc, willing to be burned at the political stake for principles. But a simple look into history shows that journalistic love for a Republican is entirely dependent on how useful that person is to liberal press.
NBC Now: Trump Is Darth Vader! NBC in 2011: Dick Cheney Is Vader!
NBC journalists need to decide who Darth Vader is in their tortured political analogies. On Tuesday’s Today, Hallie Jackson said to an on-screen colleague, “[Let me] raise you a Star Wars analogy.” Talking about the probable loss of Liz Cheney in Wyoming’s congressional primary, she connected, “I'm told by one source that Cheney's staffers are really big fans of a recent editorial that…
Flashback to When MSNBC Hated 'Odious' and 'Toxic' Liz Cheney
Now that journalists see Liz Cheney as a heroic Joan of Arc, willing to be burned at the political stake, it’s good to sometimes remind everyone of the seething hatred many in the liberal media had for the daughter of Dick Cheney. One such example is the July 17, 2013 edition of MSNBC’s All In.
Column: Liz Cheney, the GOP's Joan of Arc?
As the Wyoming primaries approach, The New York Times is already preparing the post-election spin boosting the post-congressional exploits of Liz Cheney. The August 8 front-page headline was “Cheney Ready to Lose a Race, But Not a Fight.”