Priebus: People Want A Bigger Middle Finger in 2024 Than in 2016
December 17th, 2023 5:00 PM
Today’s “powerhouse panel” on ABC This Week inadvertently showed the widening gulf between what is top-of-mind for the Acela Media versus what is on the minds of the actual American electorate. In particular, this exchange between host Jon Karl and former RNC chair Reince Priebus on the general election suitability of Donald Trump.
ABC’s Stephanopoulos Gets SHUT DOWN By Priebus Over Trump Charges
December 3rd, 2023 8:30 PM
ABC senior anchor George Stephanopoulos has a habit of hectoring Republicans into answering whether they will vote for Donald Trump if he’s the 2024 GOP nominee, despite pending criminal charges against him. He tried that against former RNC chair Reince Priebus, and got promptly shut down.
Kooky Nets: Excusing Rioters, Trashing RNC as ‘Alternate Realities’
August 27th, 2020 5:29 PM
Along with their reaction to Vice President Mike Pence’s Wednesday night 2020 RNC address, the “big three” broadcast networks of ABC, CBS, and NBC had plenty of other takes, ranging from excusing the rioting in Kenosha, Wisconsin because suffragettes did the same to get the right to vote to calling the RNC “alternate realities” that support the Star-Spangled Banner to trashing…
Nightmare: ABC, CBS Lose It After Trump Holds Naturalization Ceremony
August 26th, 2020 4:46 AM
Between Senator Tim Scott’s well-received Monday night speech, stories on both nights from everyday Americans, and remarks from rising stars, Tuesday’s RNC festivities resulted in a no good, awful, very bad day for the broadcast networks. Minutes into their coverage, ABC and CBS spontaneously combusted upon seeing President Trump holding a naturalization ceremony at the White House.
‘Were You Watching?’: Gayle King Shocked Priebus Unimpressed by DNC
August 20th, 2020 12:05 PM
On Thursday’s CBS This Morning, co-host and Democratic donor Gayle King just could not believe that anyone would be unimpressed by the Democratic National Convention. After former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus dismissed Democrats using the same playbook against President Trump as they did in 2016, an exasperated King proclaimed: “Were you watching the convention last night…
CNN Panel: Cohen Lied to Congress About Not Wanting a White House Job
February 28th, 2019 9:23 PM
Soon after former Trump attorney Michael Cohen testified in front of the House Oversight Committee hearing on Wednesday, a panel of commentators on CNN surprised viewers by contradicting the disbarred lawyer’s claim that he never wanted a post in the White House. Cohen’s troubles began when Dana Bash, the chief political correspondent for the liberal channel, pointed out that he was “not the…
Mark Levin Hammers Adam Schiff as a ‘Shill for the Russian Government’
March 15th, 2018 7:40 PM
During an interview you would not see on such liberal cable television channels as CNN or MSNBC, radio host Mark Levin slammed Democratic Congressman Adam Schiff (Calif.) while the conservative activist was a guest on Wednesday evening’s edition of the Fox News Channel's Hannity .
‘View’ Hosts Push Scaramucci to Bash ‘White Nationalist’ ‘Liars’ in WH
September 22nd, 2017 2:29 PM
Anthony Scaramucci was the welcomed guest on Friday’s The View, where the short-lived former White House Communications Director happily dished insider details on all the staffers he didn’t like while working in the White House, to the liberal hosts’ delight. Virulently anti-Trump host Joy Behar led the discussion, and at every opportunity she tried to get Scaramucci to bash President Trump along…
TIME Correspondent: Trump Has Only Been Presidential ‘for About a Day’
August 29th, 2017 6:15 AM
Ever since Donald Trump won the presidential race last November 4, legions of people in the “mainstream media” have been on a never-ending quest to bring down the GOP leader, and they’re even willing to assign “faint praise” as a means of leading into harsh criticism. The most recent person to use that strategy is Philip Elliott, a Washington correspondent for TIME magazine.
MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts: Any Network That Hires Spicer Is Hypocritical
July 31st, 2017 6:41 PM
The fallout from last week’s departure of Sean Spicer as White House press secretary and Reince Priebus as chairman of the Republican National Committee spilled into MSNBC’s liberal programming on Sunday. Our friends at Mediaite found that one-time weekday host Thomas Roberts -- now a weekend host -- made a harsh assertion about Spicer’s future during an edition of MSNBC Live.
CBS, NBC Ignore WH Event Honoring Alexandria Shooting Heroes
July 27th, 2017 9:20 PM
Amidst all the warranted coverage of White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci’s disturbingly vulgar tirade about Reince Priebus and Steve Bannon, the CBS Evening News and NBC Nightly News ignored the poignant White House event honoring the law enforcement officers who responded to the June 14 congressional GOP baseball shooting.
Priebus Still on the Job: The Fake News of a White House Shakeup
July 5th, 2017 9:36 PM
Paul Bedard at the Washington Examiner underlined how the media turned out to be wrong again -- projecting that chief of staff Reince Priebus would be bounced from the White House. Bedard cited a June Politico report headlined "Trump gives Priebus until July 4th to clean up White House," noting "That story was picked up by dozens of media outlets."
MSNBC’s Reid Loses It When Bush Chief of Staff Criticizes Obama
April 28th, 2017 12:22 PM
Even though Barack Obama left the presidency 99 days ago, MSNBC showed late Thursday night why any criticism of him remains unacceptable. On Thursday’s 11th Hour, fill-in host Joy Reid went ballistic when former George W. Bush chief of staff Andy Card suggested that Obama came into office without a distinct set of beliefs to support his decision-making.
Bannon Doubles Down on Media as the ‘Opposition’; It Will ‘Get Worse'
February 23rd, 2017 5:10 PM
Among the highlights for the first day of CPAC 2017, White House chief strategist Steve Bannon and chief of staff Reince Priebus doubled down on their attacks against the media as the former referred to them as “the opposition party” having been “dead wrong” about the election to the point that life will “get worse every day” as the administration implements their agenda.