Blitzer Harasses Scott for Gun Control Despite Promises to Examine It
February 15th, 2018 8:05 PM
Flashing his inner Jim Acosta (again), CNN’s The Situation Room host Wolf Blitzer harassed and lobbied Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott for gun control restrictions in light of the Parkland shooting to stick it to the National Rifle Association (NRA) and “prevent this from happening again” without any policy prescription besides a gun ban.
AP Enters the Florida-Bashing Frenzy Over Irma, 'Climate Change'
September 20th, 2017 1:10 AM
Tuesday afternoon, Clay Waters at NewsBusters noted how two September 18 items in the New York Times ridiculed Texas and Florida, two recently hurricane-ravaged states whose governors and legislatures are pro-growth and Republican. Josh Boak, an economics writer at the Associated Press, was actually a day ahead of them on Florida, filing a Sunday item which claimed that "Irma's…
Media Demand Florida Gov. Break the Law to Help Hillary
October 7th, 2016 4:23 PM
While the national media on Friday joined Hillary Clinton’s crusade to force Florida Governor Rick Scott to extend voter registration in the state in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, anchors and reporters forgot to mention that the such a move would actually be illegal under Florida law.
Stephanopoulos Badgers Florida’s Republican Governor to Extend Voting
October 7th, 2016 11:05 AM
While safety is typically one’s top concern when facing a natural disaster, apparently partisan politics should be more important, to ABC. Former Bill Clinton staffer turned news anchor George Stephanopoulos turned a interview with Republican Governor of Florida Rick Scott about Hurricane Matthew into an argument for Hillary Friday morning when he badgered Scott to let Florida voters…
Vile Bee Prays NRA Is Plagued with Boils, Wants to Take Guns Away
June 14th, 2016 12:24 PM
Clearly shaken as the entire country has been since Sunday’s horrifying Islamic terror attack in Orlando, TBS’s Full Frontal host Samantha Bee opened her Monday night show by discussing the shooting in her predictably vile manner as she openly prayed that people in the National Rifle Association (NRA) would be plagued with boils and declared she does want to take our guns away.
In Fla. Governor's Starbucks Saga, AP Claims 'Allege(d)' Job Creation
April 15th, 2016 1:46 PM
For better or worse, the press, Wall Street and others routinely place a great deal of faith in the federal government's payroll employment estimates.
But when Republican Governor Rick Scott's supporters cited data from Uncle Sam's Bureau of Labor Statistics to defend him against an insufferably rude leftist who started screaming and cursing at him in a Starbucks coffee shop,…
CNN's Burnett: Do Those Comparing Trump to Hitler 'Have a Point?'
March 10th, 2016 9:53 PM
As Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott appeared as a guest on Thursday's Erin Burnett Outfront to discuss the upcoming GOP presidential debate, host Burnett actually asked him of those who attack Donald Trump by comparing him to Adolf Hitler: "Do they have a point?"
Mika Boots FL Gov. Scott for Ducking on Trump's 'Islam Hates Us'
March 10th, 2016 8:41 AM
Joe Scarborough usually sets the tone on Morning Joe. But today, Mika Brzezinski took the lead, booting Florida Governor Rick Scott from the show for his refusal to comment substantively on Donald Trump's statement yesterday that "Islam hates us."
As Scott repeated various bland statements about Florida, Mika could be heard muttering "wrap it" and "no…
CBS: Fla., Wisc. Gov. Races Represent ‘Referendum’ on GOP 'Playbook'
November 3rd, 2014 9:58 PM
On Monday’s CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley, CBS News correspondent Bill Whitaker opined during a roundtable discussion that Tuesday’s governor’s elections in Florida and Wisconsin featuring incumbent Republican Governors Rick Scott and Scott Walker (respectively) will be “a referendum on” the “policies” that the two have…
Press Covers For Crist Excuses For Florida's Jobs Freefall In His Era
October 22nd, 2014 8:40 PM
At their debate Tuesday night, former Florida governor (2007-2010), former Republican (1974-2010), former independent (2010-2012) and current Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist got out the crying towel over why the Sunshine State's economy was so bad on his watch. He also refused to acknowledge that incumbent Republican Governor Rick Scott deserves any credit for the state…
Matthews Tells Charlie Crist: ’You Got To Beat This Guy’ Rick Scott
October 17th, 2014 12:22 PM
Charlie Crist, Republican turned Independent turned Democrat, is challenging Governor Rick Scott (R-FL) in the upcoming November election and on Thursday night he was treated to a softball interview with MSNBC’s Chris Matthews following the “Fangate” controversy from a recent gubernatorial debate with his Republican opponent. Appearing on Hardball, Matthews obnoxiously…
CBS, NBC Again Cover 'Fangate’; Ignore Apology from Debate Officials
October 16th, 2014 10:54 PM
CBS and NBC continued on Thursday night to harp on the so-called refusal of Florida Republican Governor Rick Scott to initially debate his opponent, Democrat and former Florida Governor Charlie Crist, on Wednesday because of Crist’s usage of a fan that broke the rules of the debate.
After each of the “big three” (ABC, CBS, and NBC) mentioned it on their morning newscasts, the…
Howler of the Night From Politico: Charlie Crist As a Former 'Rock-Rib
August 26th, 2014 11:45 PM
Former Florida Republican Governor Charlie won the state's Democratic gubernatorial primary tonight.
In his writeup on Crist's defeat of an overmatched challenger, the Politico's James Hohmann wrote that "Only four years ago Crist was a governor who had run for office as a rock-ribbed conservative." That wording is a bit too clever. One might argue that Hohmann is merely…
AP: Charlie Crist Connects With People Like Bill Clinton Does (Really
November 2nd, 2013 7:51 PM
Charlie Crist will formally announce his Florida 2014 gubernatorial candidacy on Monday. He served as Republican Governor of the Sunshine State from 2007 to 2011. He is now running as a Democrat. In 2010, he fell from being a prohibitive front-runner in that year's U.S. Senate race to a virtual afterthought after Marco Rubio's ascendance.
In the course of a fawning writeup about Crist…