Daily Show Suggests Jesus Would Approve of Transgender Visibility Day

April 4th, 2024 12:45 PM

The cast of Comedy Central’s Wednesday installment of The Daily Show managed to hit all the wrong notes as it reacted to conservative criticism of President Joe Biden recognizing Easter Sunday as Transgender Visibility Day. Temp host Desi Lydic tried to suggest that Biden had nothing to do with his own proclamations and butchered multiple Biblical references, while correspondent…


FLASHBACK: The Media’s Skewed Coverage of Past Iowa Caucuses

January 14th, 2024 10:18 AM

In coverage of past Iowa caucuses, the media elite have mocked religious conservatives like Mike Huckabee, Rick Santorum and Ted Cruz, yet always seem to be thrilled by their Democratic choices, spinning radicals as “moderates.”


60 Minutes Segment On Declining Navy Sinks A Decade Of Fact-Checks

March 21st, 2023 12:15 PM

Sunday’s edition of CBS’s 60 Minutes sounded the alarm on China’s rapid naval expansion and included premier PLAN expert Toshi Yoshihara warning that China is outbuilding several Western nations combined and Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Mike Gilday declaring his top priority is cutting down the Navy’s excessive maintenance delays that limit the Navy’s ability to keep up. The…


'View' Hosts Cry Sexism After Huckabee Calls Them ‘Angry’ ‘Irrational'

September 7th, 2017 2:19 PM
The day after hosting conservative guests, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and her father, Mike Huckabee, the former governor of Arkansas, the liberal ladies at The View had a bone to pick with their guests. One by one, each host went on a tirade against both guests, after Mike Huckabee told a conservative outlet some less than flattering comments about The View hosts’ tone.

Sanders Mocks Media’s Childish Anti-Trump Persistence on The View

September 6th, 2017 3:46 PM
Wednesday on The View, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and her father, former Governor of Arkansas Mike Huckabee, spent the entire last half of the show fielding questions about Trump from the liberal hosts. But The View hosts never got their “gotcha” moment, as the pair always had a rebuttal for the panel’s heavily loaded questions. The White House Press Secretary even called…

Feminist Blogger Rails at Huckabee Comparing Abortion to Slavery

August 26th, 2017 3:25 PM
The feminists get very upset when conservatives get too literal and accuse abortion clinics of killing humans. They only "provide health care." Bronwyn Isaac at the feminist site Bustle railed against Mike Huckabee, who compared taking down Confederate statues to tearing down abortion clinics "because I find them offensive." Confederate statues honor a "brutal history of violence and enslavement…

TBS Sitcom Forgets to Be 'Very Funny,' Gets Very Political Instead

August 11th, 2017 12:09 AM
Do you remember when TBS was a nice, family-friendly channel? Not anymore. Last week, on premiere week of “The Guest Book,” Story Two depicted Christians assaulting a woman to force her into baptism and, on the August 10 episode of “The Guest Book” Story Three, they attacked conservatives and pro-lifers, portraying them as both liars and hypocrites.

Kos: Conservatives Are ‘Literally Pining For Dictatorship’

July 28th, 2017 5:30 PM
On Friday morning, Daily Kos founder and publisher Markos Moulitsas faintly -- very faintly -- praised Republicans for their straightforwardness while damning them for their supposed hostility to political freedom. The post’s headline: “Republicans are totalitarians, and they’re being more honest about it every day.”

Tapper to Trump Adviser/Huckabee Daughter: ‘Aren’t You Just Ashamed?'

March 29th, 2016 6:13 PM
Following former Cruz adviser Amanda Carpenter’s emotional interview Tuesday afternoon denying smears being perpetuated about her being involved with her former boss, The Lead host Jake Tapper grew visibly frustrated as Trump senior adviser and Mike Huckabee’s daughter Sarah Huckabee Sanders repeatedly denied any role the campaign had to the point that Tapper unsuccessfully asked if she’s “…

Salon Pundit: Has GOP Rhetoric Already Inspired a Terrorist Attack?

December 6th, 2015 12:17 PM
In a column posted last Monday, two days before the San Bernardino massacre, Heather Digby Parton warned of Americans with “violent desires” who might find “inspiration” to stage mass-casualty attacks not in jihadist propaganda, but in rhetoric used during “a Republican presidential debate.” Parton linked the fatal shootings at the Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs to remarks by GOP…

Harry Smith Cites Scripture to Rebuke Republicans on Refugees

November 21st, 2015 12:17 PM
I turned on MSNBC this morning in the admittedly masochistic hope of seeing Melissa Harris-Perry, only to find Harry Smith--of all people--hosting continuing coverage of the Paris attacks and related issues. After running clips of Ted Cruz, Ben Carson and Mike Huckabee questioning the admittance into the US of Syrian refugees, Smith immediately displayed on screen and read the passage of Matthew…

NBC Giving Equal Time to Trump's GOP Opponents After He Hosted 'SNL'

November 20th, 2015 5:34 PM
After GOP businessman Donald Trump hosted an episode of NBC's long-running Saturday Night Live program -- which drew the show's highest ratings in four years -- the network has decided to give other Republican presidential candidates “equal time” to match the 12 minutes Trump appeared during the Nov. 7 edition of the show. According to an article posted by Dylan Byers on the CNNMoney website,…

Huckabee Blows Up Chuck Todd's Claim US Better at Assimilation

November 17th, 2015 7:26 PM
Mike Huckabee might be down in the polls, but he's still up to throwing a good political punch.  On this evening's MTP Daily, Chuck Todd suggested, by way of advocating the admission of Syrian refugees, that the US is better than Europe at "assimilation." Retorted Huckabee, speaking of one of the Boston bombers, "he really assimilated, until he blew up the Boston Marathon with a pressure cooker…

MSNBC's Matthews and Bernard Attack Huckabee As Anti-Semitic 'Hick'

October 27th, 2015 8:48 PM
On the October 27 Hardball, anchor Chris Matthews and MSNBC contributor Michelle Bernard took turns denouncing GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee as an anti-Semite. Their sole piece of evidence for the claim: Huckabee lamenting that Hillary Clinton regularly corresponded via email to longtime confidant Sidney Blumenthal, but she didn't communicate with Amb. Chris Stevens prior to the…