FLASHBACK: The Media’s Skewed Coverage of Past New Hampshire Primaries

January 21st, 2024 10:21 AM

Since 2008, the NewsBusters archives shows the intensive political coverage surrounding the New Hampshire primary has been a chance for journalists to take gratuitous potshots at conservative candidates, while liberals (often referred to as “moderates”) are treated to rock-star treatment.


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.”


Colbert Continues To Smear 'Awful' Johnson In Buttigieg Interview

November 3rd, 2023 10:00 AM

CBS’s Stephen Colbert continued his holy war against Speaker Mike Johnson on the Thursday edition of The Late Show when he welcomed Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and wondered how he could possibly deal with the “awful” new Speaker.

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Sleazy Rick Wilson: Mike Pence Is 'One Notch Short of Stoning Gays'

September 18th, 2023 8:12 AM

On Katie Phang's weekend MSNBC show, Rick Wilson of the disgraced Lincoln Project says Mike Pence is so ultraconservative he's "one notch short of lynching gays."


CNN Lets Buttigieg Suggest Christian Website Designer Case Was Made Up

July 2nd, 2023 3:05 PM

CNN’s State of the Union co-moderator Dana Bash is always quick to interrupt and correct her Republican or conservative guests when they make claims she believes are false or misleading. Yet, on Sunday when Bash brought up the Supreme Court case 303 Creative LLC v. Elenis had no interest in doing the same to Biden’s Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg when…

WIRED Writer Pours Sugar All Over the 'Voluminous Mind' of Buttigieg

May 18th, 2023 11:49 AM

Wired magazine used to tout itself as “the Rolling Stone of technology,” and like Rolling Stone, it enjoys publishing sticky valentines to leading Democrats. Check this profile by Virginia Heffernan, a Wired contributor: "Pete Buttigieg Loves God, Beer, and His Electric Mustang." Yes, "infrastructure occupies just a sliver of his voluminous mind."


Daily Show, Buttigieg Team Up To Attack GOP 'Culture Wars,' Fox

April 26th, 2023 10:06 AM

For Tuesday’s edition of The Daily Show on Comedy Central, temp host Desi Lydic sat down for an interview with Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg where the two teamed up to attack GOP “culture wars” and Fox News.


Pence's Joke About Buttigieg Turns The Daily Show Into The Joke Police

March 17th, 2023 10:27 AM

Comedy Central’s The Daily Show claims to be a comedy show, but temp host Kal Penn and husband of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, Chasten Buttigieg, turned it into the joke police on Thursday while condemning a recent joke told by former Vice President Mike Pence at Pete’s expense.


Chasten Buttigieg: GOP Exerts ‘Calculated Choice’ Against Trans Youth

March 16th, 2023 2:23 PM

As Chasten Buttigieg discussed raising twins, Joy Behar jumped in to switch the topic to the “larger issue” of “what’s going on” where “politicians across the country are trying to restrict gay and trans rights, everything from Florida's so-called don't say gay bill to banning drag shows. There's a war against transgender people.” Buttigieg said, “I think it's an extremely dangerous time.”


The View Flips Out Over Pence’s Joke, Laughed at Murdering Pro-Lifers

March 14th, 2023 1:49 PM

Last week, The View played host to far-left extremist Jane Fonda and laughed at her purported “joke” about murdering pro-lifers as the final solution to protect abortion. But on Tuesday, ABC's cackling coven found their limit on jokes as they had a collective meltdown over former Vice President Mike Pence (R) telling a maternity leave joke about Transpiration Secretary Pete Buttigieg…

WaPo: 'Republicans Seize on Train Derailment to Go After Buttigieg'

March 2nd, 2023 10:06 PM

The Washington Post describes Republicans as "seizing" at the opportunity  to attack Pete Buttigieg for his failed response over the East Palesine, Ohio train derailment.


CNN Anchor Attributes East Palestine Symptoms to ‘Suggestion'

February 24th, 2023 4:22 PM

At the end of CNN en Español’s report on the visit of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to East Palestine, Ohio, anchor Juan Carlos López suggested that “the power of suggestion” is to blame for any symptoms that people might be feeling, rather than the effects of huge chemical fire after a catastrophic derailment.

PolitiFact Kneecaps Media Blaming Trump for Ohio Train Disaster

February 24th, 2023 3:15 PM

PolitiFact admitted that former President Donald Trump’s deregulation of an Obama-era rule didn’t have any impact on the Ohio train disaster, despite the media blather to the contrary.

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Morning Joe Praises Fox News's Defense of Biden Visiting Ukraine

February 23rd, 2023 9:20 AM

Morning Joe praised Fox News in general, and Brit Hume in particular, for defending President Biden's visit to Ukraine before making a visit to East Palestine. Hume made the point that a president's prime responsibility is the national defense.