Double Standards: The Media on Weinstein, Roseanne and Bill Clinton

June 2nd, 2018 4:00 PM
Harvey Weinstein is indicted. Roseanne Barr is fired. Now let’s take a look at the liberal media and how they reported these two stories. A few samples for your consideration, starting with Harvey stories:

The Bigotry of Roseanne Barr and the Double Standard at ABC

June 2nd, 2018 2:30 PM
In light of Roseanne Barr’s racist Tuesday morning tweet, ABC cancelled the revival of its 80’s/90’s sitcom Roseanne, starring Roseanne Barr and John Goodman, after only one season despite it having fetched 18 million viewers for its premiere and been renewed for another season.
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Maher on HBO: 'F**king Cracker' Trump Voters 'Hate Black People'

June 2nd, 2018 11:05 AM
On Friday's Real Time show on HBO, host Bill Maher was, in his words, doing his "greatest hits" in making incendiary comments about President Donald Trump and his family. The liberal comedian suggested that President Trump likes to "talk dirty" about his daughter Ivanka, derided Donald Trump Jr. as "Douchebag Von F**kface," claimed Trump supporters "hate" blacks, and belittled white Trump voters…

Post-Rosanne, ESPN Cautions Most Controversial Commentators

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June 1st, 2018 6:57 PM
The furor over Roseanne Barr's racist comments and the demise of her television program have rippled across Disney and all the way to ESPN's Bristol, Ct., headquarters. And why wouldn't it? ESPN's Jemele Hill and the recently rehired Keith Olbermann could erupt in outrageous outbursts at any time and cause the Disney-owned company additional public relations nightmares.

Michael Moore on Roseanne Barr, Donald Trump: ‘One Down, One to Go’

June 1st, 2018 5:14 PM
Just when it seemed that Michael Moore had finally left the national stage for good, the liberal filmmaker and activist took advantage of comments made this week by comedian Roseanne Barr and President Donald Trump to place the public spotlight squarely back on himself. In a Twitter message posted on Wednesday, Moore stated: “I know Roseanne. And I know Trump. And they are about to rue the day…
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CNN's Obeidallah Defends 'Important Voice' Samantha Bee

June 1st, 2018 12:31 PM
On Thursday's CNN Tonight, during a discussion of the controversy over TBS host Samantha Bee calling Ivanka Trump a "feckless c***," and Roseanne Barr comparing former Barack Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett to an ape, CNN.com contributor Dean Obeidallah came to the liberal Bee's defense, lauding her as "an important voice." And, in response to conservative talk radio host Stacy Washington…
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Cupp Shames Disney for Rehiring Olbermann Despite His Rampant Misogyny

June 1st, 2018 12:35 AM
To begin Thursday’s edition of HLN’s Unfiltered, host S.E. Cupp walked her viewers through how the liberal media’s double standard for punishing vile comments works. Between Roseanne Barr, Keith Olbermann, Joy Reid, and now Samantha Bee, there were a plethora of examples for her to choose from. But her most stern and forceful condemnation was reserved for ESPN and their parent company Disney for…
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MRC’s Graham Unloads on Attack on Trump Voters by MSNBC Hosts

May 31st, 2018 9:43 PM
MRC Director of Media Analysis and NewsBusters executive editor Tim Graham stopped by the Thursday edition of the Fox Business Network’s The Evening Edit and tore into claims by MSNBC host Chris Hayes and Chris Matthews that condemned Trump voters as racist and Republicans as golf-swinging, Wall Street Journal-reading, and sports-watching enthusiasts.
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CNN's Lemon: President Trump Is 'Emboldening Racists and Racism'

May 31st, 2018 2:50 PM
During Tuesday’s edition of CNN Tonight, host Don Lemon echoed the left-wing talking point that President Trump somehow bears responsibility for Roseanne Barr’s tweet about former Obama official Valerie Jarrett: “We have to stop pretending that this President has nothing to do with it, that he’s not emboldening racists and racism and giving them a platform and making it okay.”

Nets Link Roseanne to Trump 31 Times, Ignore Weinstein's Clinton Link

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May 31st, 2018 12:46 PM
In the world of celebrity scandals, there is a controversy brewing: should one’s political leanings be made part of the scandal? The answer depends on what those political leanings are. Broadcast network coverage of recent major scandals makes that abundantly clear.  
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MSNBC Panel: 'Bigot in Chief' Trump Told KKK They Can 'Take Hood Off'

May 31st, 2018 11:59 AM
On Wednesday's Hardball on MSNBC, during a panel discussion of President Donald Trump complaining about there being a double standard in ABC punishing Roseanne Barr, with liberals like Keith Olbermann and Jemele Hill being tolerated after incendiary tweets, New York Times contributor Michael Eric Dyson slammed Trump as a "bigot-in-chief" who has made America into a "psychic commode into which he…
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CNN’s Powers Mocks Trump and Backers for Being ‘Aggrieved’: ‘Grow up'

May 31st, 2018 12:16 AM
CNN political commentator and USA Today columnist Kirsten Powers wore her disdain for Trump supporters and middle America on her sleeve during Wednesday night’s Anderson Cooper 360, as she berated them and President Trump for playing the victim.
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Amid Their Roseanne Firestorm, ABC Whines: Trump Hasn’t Condemned Her

May 30th, 2018 9:20 PM
Since canceling ratings-powerhouse Roseanne on Tuesday, ABC and Disney have been under tremendous fire for even hiring Roseanne Barr given her long history of racism and unhinged antics. And in a tweet Wednesday, President Trump called out the company’s double standard of keeping on other such people but who target him. Instead of keeping their head down and taking their lumps, ABC actually…
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CNN Guest: Everyone Who Voted for Donald Trump in 2016 Is a Racist

May 30th, 2018 5:37 PM
Most of the people who appear on CNN are, unsurprisingly, liberals. However, every so often, a guest veers so far to the left that even the hosts are surprised by what that person says. That was the case on Wednesday morning, when Michaela Angela Davis responded to a question posed during the New Day program by co-host John Berman.