PBS Offers Softballs to Democrat Leahy, Hardballs to Republican Davis
January 2nd, 2023 6:29 PM
In the final week of 2022, the PBS NewsHour put on display the kind of double standard that the liberal media typically show in its treatment of Republicans and Democrats as defeated Republican Congressman Rodney Davis and retiring Democrat Senator Patrick Leahy were interviewed within days of one another.
Rave Reviews: Andrea Mitchell Fangirls for Leahy's 'Beautiful Book'
August 23rd, 2022 3:12 PM
MSNBC host and chief Washington correspondent Andrea Mitchell flaunted her admiration for Democrats and communist dictators on Tuesday’s Andrea Mitchell Reports as she gushed about Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and his new “beautiful book.” She longed for the old days when Democrats controlled the Senate and lauded Leahy’s work with…
Mitchell, Dem Sens. Plot SCOTUS Strategy, Blame McConnell For Fighting
January 27th, 2022 5:47 PM
MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell spent her Thursday show plotting strategy with Democratic Sens. Patrick Leahy and Mazie Hirono on President Biden's upcoming Supreme Court nominee. The senators also blamed Sen. Mitch McConnell and Republicans for why Supreme Court confirmations have become politicized and instead of pushing back on that talking point, Mitchell wholeheartedly agreed.
Hey, Journalists: New Claim That Al Franken ‘Put His Hand on My A**’
October 1st, 2019 10:55 AM
It’s been more than 18 months since Senator Al Franken stepped down from his seat in the Senate, but thoughts of a comeback ran into some turbulence on Monday. That was when yet another woman accused the former comedian of inappropriate sexual behavior, the ninth to do so and the fourth to say that Franken “groped” her “ass.”
Mitchell Wants FBI to Investigate Kavanaugh Being ‘Rude’ to Dems
October 2nd, 2018 3:42 PM
During an interview with Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy on Tuesday, MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell fretted that the seventh FBI background check into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was too restricted. Her hyperventilating over the issue got to a point where she suggested that the Bureau should actually investigate Kavanaugh for being “rude” to Democrats.
Eminently Qualified Kavanaugh Facing Hostile Democrats
September 5th, 2018 12:46 PM
Since Robert Bork’s “borking” 30 years ago, Senate Judiciary Committee hearings for a high court nominee by a Republican president have become predictable. Democrats, who favor a “living Constitution,” meaning whatever they think the founding document ought to say, are pitted against “originalists,” who believe the document speaks for itself and should be taken as something only slightly less…
Morning Joe Opens With Juvenile Movie Montage to Mock White House
March 17th, 2017 11:12 AM
MSNBC's Morning Joe opened Friday's show with a juvenille montage of news and entertainment highlights. The one minute-and-fifty-four-second mix-up reel began with a reporter asking White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer whether or not President Donald Trump still stands by his accusation his predecessor ordered wiretapping of Trump Tower during the 2016 election.
‘What Goes Around, Comes Around!' CNN Gloats Over Sessions Story
March 2nd, 2017 3:38 PM
Amidst the media’s full-court press on Thursday to seize the scalp of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a panel on CNN’s Wolf gloated about Sessions’s predicament, misled viewers on the possibility Sessions committed perjury, and argued he’s delegitimized the Department of Justice (DOJ).
AP's Fram Neglects to Mention 'Filibuster' or 'Waterboarding' in Cover
May 24th, 2014 9:51 AM
At the Associated Press on Thursday, reporter Alan Fram covered the Senate's confirmation of David Barron without using the words "filibuster" or "waterboarding."
Given that he was confirmed on a 53-45 vote, it is highly unlikely that Barron's nomination would have survived had Senate majority leader Harry Reid not imposed the "nuclear option" last year to prevent senators from stopping a…
CBS Continues Hyping $46 Billion 'Surge' Legislation 'Flooding The Bor
June 24th, 2013 4:32 PM
CBS kept up its slanted reporting about the proposed border security amendment to the Gang of Eight's immigration bill on Saturday and Monday's CBS This Morning. Nancy Cordes trumpeted how "the plan, worked out by Senate Republicans, devotes even more resources to border security than conservatives were calling for". Cordes also spotlighted how "some Democrats called it overkill."
CNN Leans Towards Gun Control and Its Supporters
January 12th, 2011 7:10 PM
CNN indicated its sympathy for gun control on Tuesday with two segments on The Situation Room where sound bites from gun control supporters outnumbered gun rights supporters by a three-to-one margin. During the first report, correspondent Dana Bash stated that Senator Patrick Leahy "supports gun rights," even though the Democrat actually has the opposite record on the issue.
Obama/Napolitano Handling of Immigration Leaves Much to Be Desired
October 12th, 2010 2:36 PM
I was preparing to applaud the Obama administration and specifically Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano for announcing the deportation of a record number of criminal aliens last year. According to the Washington Times, "the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement deported 392,862 aliens in fiscal year 2010, slightly less than a 1 percent increase over 2009 but short of the agency's…
Leahy: Bush Dropped Ball, 9-11 'Could Have Been Avoided
May 4th, 2010 8:33 PM
As appeals to bi-partisanship go, this could down as recent history's most contemptible and hypocritical . . . On this evening's Ed Show, bemoaning the lack of conservative support for Pres. Obama in reaction to the Times Square attempted bombing, Dem senator Patrick Leahy accused Pres. Bush of having "dropped the ball," on 9-11, claiming it "could have been avoided."Schultz was predictably peep…
A Tale of Two F-Bombs: WaPo, MSNBC, CNN Bothered By Cheney in 2004, No
March 24th, 2010 3:12 PM
You really have to wonder what was running through Vice President Joe Biden's head when he leaned toward President Barack Obama and said "this is a big f**cking deal." Did Biden think that after nearly a year of campaigning for health care reform he was alerting Obama to something new? But Biden isn't the first vice president to allow an expletive slip in a public forum in this day and age of a…