Dem Suggests '2nd Amendment' Anti-Trump Tactic; Most Outlets Ignore
March 20th, 2018 12:55 PM
A week ago, as seen in a video which gained some national attention on Monday, New York Congressman Thomas Suozzi, answering a constituent's question about President Donald Trump, suggested that "the Second Amendment comes in" as a factor "if the president was to ignore the courts." Eight years ago, the press treated a statement by Nevada GOP Senate candidate Sharron Angle referring to "Second…
MSNBC's Hayes Suggests Tea Partiers Are 'One Step Away From Cliven Bun
May 7th, 2014 11:36 PM
MSNBC efforts to link conservatives to Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy continued on Wednesday, May 7, as All In host Chris Hayes suggested that endorsing Tea Party candidates was "basically one step away from endorsing Cliven Bundy." [See video below.]
M-BS-NBC: Martin Bashir Falsely Claims Obama Created 3 Million Private
February 3rd, 2012 5:03 PM
It certainly is no surprise the Obama-loving media are doing a jubilant victory lap over the stronger than expected headline figures in Friday's unemployment report.
Also not at all shocking was MSNBC's Martin Bashir falsely claiming on the show bearing his name Friday, "Under this president over three million private sector jobs have been created" (video follows with transcript and…
Ed Schultz Tells Radio Listeners 'You Better Be Packing Iron' to Defen
February 3rd, 2012 3:01 PM
And no, he wasn't talking about golf clubs.
A liberal says what Ed Schultz said on his radio show Wednesday, other liberals shrug it off as just an opinion, albeit one oozing the odor of the Second Amendment. (audio after page break)
Tea Party Leader Battles Chris Matthews, Defends Michele Bachmann: 'Yo
January 27th, 2011 11:44 AM
For the second day in a row, MSNBC's Chris Matthews mercilessly attacked Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) while repeatedly referring to her as a "balloon head."
Knowing what he was going to be up against, Texas Tea Party leader Phillip Dennis came prepared for the "Hardball" host's hostility, and at the end of a lengthy segment, marvelously summed up exactly why Matthews and others in…
Howard Kurtz Denounces Media for Blaming Giffords Shooting on Palin
January 9th, 2011 10:16 AM
As NewsBusters has been reporting since Saturday's tragic shooting spree happened in Tucson, liberal media members have predictably blamed the incident on prominent conservatives, in particular former Alaska governor Sarah Palin.
Appearing as almost the lone voice of reason, the Daily Beast's Howard Kurtz Saturday evening denounced his colleagues for behaving so unprofessionally (photo…
Olbermann Suggests Palin & Other Conservatives ‘Slightly Less Madmen
January 9th, 2011 6:05 AM
As he hosted a special two-hour edition of Countdown on Saturday night to cover the violent attack on Democratic Representative Gabrielle Giffords, MSNBC's Keith Olbermann ended up delivering a "Special Comment" in which he called for an end to the use of violent imagery by political figures of all ideologies, even apologizing for his own history, but he also at one point seemed to describe…
FNC’s Colmes: ‘Tea Party Was a Bunch of Angry White Guys’ with
January 1st, 2011 7:06 PM
On Saturday’s Fox News Watch, liberal FNC analyst Alan Colmes asserted that the Tea Party was a "bunch of angry white guys who went around and put up racist signs." As a debate ensued pitting Colmes against the other three panel members, he later defiantly asked, "How many blacks did they elect?" leading Jim Pinkerton of the New America Foundation to fire back: "The Tea Partiers elected two…
Time’s Joe Klein: Tea Party Will Be ‘Biggest Losers’ Next Year
December 27th, 2010 4:30 PM
Appearing as a panel member on Sunday’s syndicated Chris Matthews Show, Time columnist Joe Klein predicted that the Tea Party will be the "biggest losers" next year after he agreed with MSNBC’s Howard Fineman that the conservative movement represented the "biggest winners" this year. Klein: "I'm going to go with the Tea Party, with the caveat that even though they were the biggest winners of…
Rachel Maddow at Most Eel-Like Emerges During Interview With Jon Stewa
November 15th, 2010 6:48 PM
Think that liberals are slippery when disagreeing with a conservative? They're just as bad during an exchange with another liberal. One didn't have to wait long for examples of this during Rachel Maddow's interview with Jon Stewart on her MSNBC show Nov. 11.
Here's Maddow in the first segment of the interview attempting to draw a distinction between "direct-action activists" such as members…
Newsweek's Campo-Flores Rushes to Predict Long-term Decline of GOP Due
November 5th, 2010 4:25 PM
"Did Hispanics Save Harry Reid?" Newsweek's Arian Campo-Flores asked in a November 3 The Gaggle blog post.
Campo-Flores answered in the affirmative, noting that Reid enjoyed anywhere from 68 to 90 percent support from Hispanic voters, depending on the exit polling model:
According to election-eve polling and analysis by Latino Decisions, a surveying firm, Hispanics chose Reid over Angle…
NBC's Gregory Blames Angle's Loss on...Dissing the News Media; Whitake
November 3rd, 2010 2:59 AM
Just after NBC News called Nevada for incumbent Democratic Senator Harry Reid, Meet the Press host David Gregory credited his victory to how “Tea Party-backed” Sharron Angle disrespected journalists, citing how she “made some very unwise decisions, namely, saying things like 'I'm not going to give any interviews until after I'm elected.'” Gregory contended: “I don't think that inspires a great…
AP's Woodward Commits His Own Gaffes While Chronicling 2010 Campaign G
October 30th, 2010 9:39 AM
Per MerriamWebster.com -- Gaffe: 1) a social or diplomatic blunder; 2) a noticeable mistake.
The Associated Press's Calvin Woodward has had a few shining analytical moments during the first two years of the Obama administration (examples here and here).
The AP reporter's dispatch on "gaffes and gotchas" Friday morning, which attempted to communicate a sense of bemusement tinged with…
The Rise and Resilience of Conservative Women
October 29th, 2010 11:13 AM
My military friends have a favorite saying: "If you're not catching flak, you're not over the target." This campaign season, conservative women in politics have caught more flak than WWII Lancaster bombers over Berlin. Despite daily assaults from the Democratic machine, liberal media and Hollyweird — not to mention the stray fraggings from Beltway GOP elites — the ladies of the right have…