Rush Explained, According to Cal Thomas
I wasn't going to write a second column on the passing of Rush Limbaugh but given the reaction from hostile and snarky individuals -- even from a few self-styled conservatives -- explaining his influence is key to understanding him and more importantly the movement for which he was such a powerful spokesman. As with the former president, Donald Trump, Limbaugh spoke for people who felt…
Lemon, Cuomo Bash 'Horrible' Reagan, Defend Left-Wing Riots
Last night Don Lemon doubled down on his hateful rhetoric about Trump voters and anyone who aligns themselves with the Republican party.
One Last Time: Bye-Bye Tom Brokaw!
On Friday, Tom Brokaw formally retired from NBC News. If you are confused it’s because he already had one retirement when he vacated the NBC Nightly News anchor chair for Brian Williams back in 2004. But like a college professor who awkwardly still hung out with kids decades younger than him he hung around the NBC offices in an Anchor Emeritus role. We here at NewsBusters offer on…
Inauguration 2021: Completely Different, Yet Same Old Bias
Reviewing the media’s inauguration coverage since 1989 finds that no incoming Republican president receives the worshipful coverage that accompanies the ascension of Democratic Presidents.
Clown: Paul Krugman Celebrates Pandemic Year as ‘Year Reaganism Died’
Leave it to the New York Times blowhard economist Paul Krugman to exploit the pandemic and dance on the imaginary grave on one of his oldest foes: Reaganism.
Kidnapping Drama’s Villain Is Reagan-Quoting, Right-wing Cop
ABC’s Big Sky has been making enemies across both political parties lately. First, it was from not properly representing indigenous kidnap victims in television (really). Then, it was turning around and mourning “all the hatred out there” for trans people. Now it’s giving the most right-leaning dialogue to its corrupt cop character. It’s safe to say Big Sky is no friend to…
Why Dennis Quaid’s ‘Reagan’ Biopic Can’t Arrive Soon Enough
Hollywood can multitask as well as any industry. Stars, producers and screenwriters spent the last four years castigating anyone, and anything, associated with President Donald Trump. That didn’t stop them from proselytizing about open border policies, gun control and other progressive issues. Showtime is no different.
NY Times Promotes Showtime Slime of Racist, Dog-Whistling Reagan
The cultural elite are sliming the legacy of President Ronald Reagan and using him as a cudgel to attack President Trump, reducing the former president to a racist proto-Trump, while suggesting the press and academia have actually been too soft (!) on Reagan’s legacy. New York Times California-based reporter Adam Nagourney wrote a full profile Thursday on Matt Tyrnauer and his…
Showtime Documentary Smears Reagan as Racist Precursor to Trump
On Sunday night Showtime will debut a four-part documentary series, The Reagans, devoted to smearing President Ronald Reagan as an anti-civil rights user of racist “dog whistles” who, in the words of its director, served as a tool of “plutocrats” who “in many ways paved the way for Trump.”
MSNBC Hypes Ex-RNC Boss Comparing Biden to Lincoln, Trump to Assassin
Is there anything less shocking than MSNBC analyst Michael Steele endorsing Biden for president? In August, the former Republican Party chairman joined the so-called Lincoln Project, On Tuesday's Morning Joe, they came out of a commercial break and aired a Lincoln Project commercial (gratis?) that explicitly compared Biden to Abraham Lincoln, and compared Trump's…
HATEFUL CNN Smears ‘Make America Great Again’ as Racist ‘Insult’
On Tuesday's CNN Tonight show, during a discussion of the ABC News town hall with President Donald Trump, host Don Lemon and contributor David Swerdlick tried to portray the President's "Make America Great Again" slogan as a racist dog whistle, suggesting he wants to take the country back to times of oppression against African Americans.
New 'Call of Duty' Features Reagan Ordering You to Commit ‘War Crimes'
Ronald Reagan is a character in the latest Call of Duty video game, subtitled Black Ops Cold War. According to the website The Verge, the whole thing is “weird.” Writer Nick Statt broke down the trailer, “It’s an even weirder [moment] when you consider what the trailer has Reagan doing: ordering you, the player, and your fellow clandestine operatives to…
Reagan Economist Art Laffer Very Positive on Rapid Economic Recovery
Renowned economic advisor to late President Ronald Reagan Art Laffer remains very optimistic about a rapid economic recovery, which flies right in the face of the apocalyptic narratives put out by the media.
ICK: Joe Scarborough Hails Biden Talk as 'Reaganesque'
Gag me with a Shining City! On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough slobbers over Joe Biden's acceptance speech at the DNC convention, repeatedly referring to it as "Reaganesque" as he hyped the "corruption" under Trump as demonstrated by the indictment of Steve Bannon on the cusp of Biden's speech.