'When Does The Stoning Begin?': Colbert Attacks Johnson's Faith

May 15th, 2024 10:00 AM

Speaker Mike Johnson traveled to New York on Tuesday to support Donald Trump at his trial, which led CBS’s Stephen Colbert to accuse him of hypocrisy and launch a bizarre attack on his faith on The Late Show.


NYT's Bruni Blames Trump, Mike Johnson for Escalation at Columbia

May 2nd, 2024 3:34 PM

On Tuesday's Erin Burnett OutFront, New York Times columnist Frank Bruni made a lame effort to blame Republicans Donald Trump and House Speaker Mike Johnson for the escalation by far-left anti-Israel protesters at Columbia University that included taking over and occupying an academic building. 

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Scarborough Rips MSM For Mocking MAGA As Rednecks -- Did Same Himself

May 2nd, 2024 10:55 AM

On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough criticizes the media for stereotyping Trump supporters as "people are stumbling drunk out of their trailer park and shooting raccoons or something like that. " But Scarborough himself recently mocked Republican Jim Comer in similar fashion, describing him as saying, "we ain't really got nuthin' but a squirrel fryer and a hound dog," and "running for the hills.…

PolitiFact Slaps False Label On Johnson's Criticism Of Columbia

April 30th, 2024 1:17 PM

Amid the encampment at Columbia University, PolitiFact slapped the “false” label on Speaker Mike Johnson on Monday for declaring that the school advised Jewish students to stay away from campus. The only problem is that Johnson never explicitly claimed…

In Defense of Speaker Mike Johnson

April 25th, 2024 1:57 PM

 Author Herman Wouk captured well how to understand heroism. “Heroes are not supermen; they are good men who embody — by the cast of destiny — the virtue of their whole people in a great hour,” observed Wouk. We have today an American hero in the name of House Speaker Mike Johnson. Anyone with eyes open knows the world today is a very dangerous place.


CNN Wonders Why Johnson Cares About Anti-Semitism at Columbia

April 25th, 2024 1:38 PM

When Speaker Mike Johnson traveled to Columbia University on Wednesday to call for President Minouche Shafik's resignation, he was joined by CNN’s Erin Burnett who sat down with Johnson for an interview on OutFront. Burnett would claim that it was a good thing Johnson was booed or the situation might have spun out of control and also asked him why he cares so much about anti-Semitism…


Hayes Dismisses Johnson As 'Angry' For Columbia Press Conference

April 25th, 2024 10:50 AM

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes reacted to the latest developments at Columbia University and campuses around the country on Wednesday’s edition of All In by seeking to provide cover to the protestors by claiming they are simply “anti-war” and that all the anti-Semitism is from off-campus “trolls.” As for the GOP response, he dismissed Speaker Mike Johnson as “angry.”

NYT Pouts Over Johnson Doing ‘What Passes for Brave in Today's GOP'

April 22nd, 2024 12:37 PM

Congressional correspondent Annie Karni got snarky against Republicans (and, perhaps some of her fellow reporters?) in Sunday’s New York Times, after House Speaker Mike Johnson received some backhanded praise from some quarters of the media/Democratic alliance for pushing a military aid bill for Ukraine through: “Mike Johnson, Like Pence, Does What Passes for Brave in Today’s GOP: His…


PBS Mourns 'Far-Right' Influence on GOP While Encouraging Far-Left

April 20th, 2024 10:12 AM

It was a foreign policy-heavy edition of PBS NewsHour’s weekly Friday news recap segment with New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart. Together with host William Brangham, the duo would claim that the “far-right” threatens to throw the GOP into chaos for its opposition to Ukraine aid, but not only did the far-left…

Who Wants to Be House Speaker?

April 4th, 2024 4:56 PM

Mel Brooks said it’s good to be the king — but is it good to be speaker of the House of Representatives? You’re the most powerful legislator in Congress, if not the world, and just two heartbeats away from being president. If you’re a Republican, though, your task is thankless and possibly hopeless. It looks that way for Speaker Mike Johnson right now.


Dickerson and Colbert: Biden's SOTU 'Reknits Those Bonds' of Democracy

March 8th, 2024 10:08 AM

CBS chief political analyst John Dickerson joined Stephen Colbert on Thursday for a special live edition of The Late Show, where the two fawned over President Joe Biden’s State of the Union Address by claiming that simply by giving the speech, Biden “reknits those bonds” of democracy.


MSNBC Falsely Claims Alabama IVF Case Upends Pro-Life Logic

February 24th, 2024 11:10 AM

MSNBC’s host of The ReidOut, Joy Reid, and political analyst Michelle Goldberg continued the discussion of the Alabama Supreme Court’s recent ruling that embryos are people by arguing that the Republican reaction to the ruling proves that pro-life ideology is full of “actual consequences” and “contradictions.” However, they ultimately failed in this attempt, as their efforts led them…


Reid Accuses SCOTUS Of Waging A 'Frontal Assault On Modern Society'

February 21st, 2024 1:48 PM

If you were to ask one of those A.I. bots to write out a typical MSNBC diatribe, it would look like Joy Reid on the Tuesday edition of The ReidOut. In her opening rant, Reid went after conservatives in elected office, out of office, and on the Supreme Court. She accused conservatives of not liking black people, brown people, women, gay and transgender people, immigrants, and Muslims…

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Pretend Tough Guy: Macho Joe Scarborough Mocks 'Little' Mike Johnson

February 20th, 2024 8:52 PM

Macho MSNBC host Joe Scarborough continued to expose his troubling obsession with outward manifestations of masculinity. Macho Joe was back at it Tuesday during Tuesday's Morning Joe, twice referring to the Republican Speaker of the House as "little" Mike Johnson.