Doug Heye Jamal Simmons CNN This Morning 1-16-24

CNN Democrat Commentator: Trump A 'Walking, Talking, Middle Finger'

January 16th, 2024 10:01 AM

On CNN This Morning, Jamal Simmons, a CNN commentator and former communications director for Vice President Kamala Harris, calls Donald Trump a "walking, talking, middle finger."


Nets Puff Haley Ahead of Caucus as ‘Reasonable’ GOPer for Biden Voters

January 15th, 2024 4:01 PM

The “big three” networks of ABC, CBS, and NBC used their flagship morning news shows on Monday ahead of the Iowa caucuses to cheer Nikki Haley as their preferred alternative to former President Trump, boasting of her “new momentum” and desire “to work with Democrats” has “resonate[d]” with Republicans, independents, and “even Democrats” who are considering voting for President Biden in…

NewsBusters Podcast: It's Obvious the Nets Want Trump to Face Biden

January 12th, 2024 10:35 PM

A new MRC study by Rich Noyes of all the evening-news coverage of the Republican presidential race on ABC, CBS, and NBC in 2023 makes it obvious the networks want Trump to be the nominee. He drew almost all of the coverage -- other candidates could barely get noticed. And most of the Trump coverage obsessed over his legal problems, mostly avoiding any national policy issues. 


NBC LIES: DeSantis, Haley Spent Debate ‘Barely Criticizing’ Trump

January 11th, 2024 4:38 PM

On Thursday morning amid the network recaps of Wednesday night’s GOP presidential debate between Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) and Nikki Haley, NBC’s Today and senior Capitol Hill correspondent Garrett Haake offered a pants-on-fire lie that the two “launch[ed]” repeated attacks on each other’s records and honesty and “barely criticiz[ed]” frontrunner Donald Trump “[d]espite trailing…


Sunny Hostin: ‘Last I Checked’ Nikki Haley ‘Has a Vagina’ Like Hillary

January 11th, 2024 3:14 PM

Sunny Hostin’s racist and ageist attacks against former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley have been well-documented. But during the Thursday edition of ABC’s The View, she seemed to dabble in sexism as well, as she suggested that the only reason people, “especially women,” supported her was because she was a woman. She even bizarrely announced: “Last I checked Nikki Haley has [a vagina].”…


EXCLUSIVE: TV Ignores Issues & Rivals, Fixates on Bashing Trump

January 11th, 2024 8:20 AM

As actual voting is set to begin in the 2024 presidential election, a new study by the Media Research Center finds the three broadcast evening newscasts’ fixation with bashing Donald Trump has meant both his fellow candidates and substantive policy issues have been shunted to the sidelines.


DeSantis SCHOOLS Anderson Cooper for Boosting LIES About His Campaign

January 11th, 2024 2:40 AM

The fifth Republican presidential primary debate on Wednesday (hosted by CNN) between Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley was certainly heated; with both candidates taking wild rhetorical swings at each other. And in a post-debate interview, DeSantis showed he still had a lot of fight in him as he schooled CNN’s Anderson Cooper for parroting falsehoods about…

Know-Nothing Media Hit DeSantis’ ‘Pale Pastels’ Reagan Quote As Sexist

January 11th, 2024 1:02 AM

A basic tenet of any sort of media tradecraft, whether in print or on-screen, is that you should have some knowledge of the things of which you speak or write. Revolutionary concept, I know. When that doesn’t happen, we get what we saw tonight- an assortment of drive-bys beclowning themselves over the meaning of a quote used by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis as a callback to Ronald Reagan.


CNN's Tapper Dumps Climate Question Into GOP Debate Punchbowl

January 11th, 2024 12:33 AM

During tonight’s CNN GOP presidential primary debate, anchor Jake Tapper dropped a question that would have been in place at a Democrat debate- which was the question on what the candidates would do to cut carbon emissions. This question stuck out like a brick of fake seed oil-and-soy meat in the beef aisle of your local supermarket.


The Worst Questions From The CNN DeSantis And Haley Town Halls

January 5th, 2024 10:48 AM

CNN held two presidential town halls on Thursday in Iowa, one with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and another with former Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley and while most of the questions were good or unobjectionable as they came from actual Republican voters. However, when CNN deviated from that formula things went sideways as DeSantis was asked how many people he was willing to kill to…


ABC News Dutifully Carries Biden’s ‘Democracy’ Water

January 3rd, 2024 11:16 PM

ABC World News Tonight closed out a report on the ongoing Republican presidential primary by echoing Biden campaign talking points on upcoming campaign stops, which are aimed at highlighting “the stakes” of the 2024 election.

NY Times Hits Haley, Skips the Party in 'Political Control' of Slavery

December 30th, 2023 4:30 PM

The New York Times panned Nikki Haley's answer on what caused the Civil War: ‘Notably missing from her answer was slavery, which most mainstream historians agree was at the root of the United States’ bloodiest conflict — specifically the economics and political control behind slavery." They skipped that the Democratic Party was the "political control behind slavery," with six…

Willie Geist Matt Lewish MSNBC Morning Joe 12-29-23

Morning Joe on Haley Slavery Slip: Doesn't Realize Can't Win MAGA Vote

December 29th, 2023 9:36 PM

On Morning Joe, self-described "Never Trump conservative" Matt Lewis says that in refusing to mention slavery when asked the cause of the Civil War, Nikki Haley misreads her core constituency.  MAGA voters will never vote for her. She is running to win the primary in New Hampshire, not in Alabama or Mississippi.


WORST OF 2023: The Craziest Analysis Award

December 25th, 2023 9:00 AM

Today we present the WORST OF 2023: The Craziest Analysis Award.