'View' Surprisingly Grills Democrat Tulsi Gabbard; 'Assad Apologist'
February 20th, 2019 3:11 PM
Several Democrats running in 2020 for president have visited ABC’s The View for largely friendly interviews that still somehow manage to be more even-handed than what they experience on actual news programs. However on Wednesday’s show, Democrat Rep. Tulsi Gabbard from Hawaii surprisingly faced tough questions from hosts Meghan McCain and Ana Navarro about her position against U.S.…
Evening News Shows Ignore Crazy Socialist Green New Deal
February 8th, 2019 5:34 PM
Going “green” will require a lot of green, apparently. Two U.S. legislators have a proposal designed to require substantial changes to every building in the U.S., create rail “at a scale where air travel stops becoming necessary,” replace all “combustion engine-vehicles” within a decade, and guarantee everyone a “job,” higher education, “…
WashPost Sneers: Trump to Stoke Evangelical Fears at Prayer Breakfast
February 7th, 2019 11:03 AM
When The Washington Post covers religion, the articles mainly serve as reminders of the paper’s almost otherworldly ignorance of the topic, leavened by the occasional inspirational column about social justice rummage sales from the lesbian pastor of The Eternal Woke Church and Vegan Coffee Bar. The original headline was “At the National Prayer Breakfast, Trump likely to play on white…
MSNBC Fawns Over Kamala Harris 2020 Bid, Ignores Incendiary Rhetoric
January 28th, 2019 4:26 PM
California Senator Kamala Harris kicked off her 2020 Presidential Campaign in Oakland, California on Sunday and MSNBC's Morning Joe were big fans. After co-host Mika Brzezinski was awed by the size of the crowd, and fellow co-host Joe Scarborough stated that Harris has the "it factor", NBC Foreign Affairs Correspondent Andrea Mitchell praised Harris' message for…
This Might Explain a Lot: Facebook Touted That LGBTQ Staffing Hit 8%
January 28th, 2019 11:27 AM
Facebook celebrates that it is “one of the best places to work for LGBTQ equality.” The company’s LGBTQ employment has jumped to eight percent in 2018, far higher than the 2017 Gallup Poll estimate that claims only 4.5 percent of the national population is LGBT.
MSNBC's Kasie Hunt: Kamala Appealing to 'Coalition of Ascendant'
January 28th, 2019 8:36 AM
Sounding more like a feminist fan than a "correspondent," Kasie Hunt has enthused over the proliferation of women candidates in the 2020 Dem field. Appearing on today's Morning Joe, MSNBC correspondent Hunt said it was a "real victory" that the fact that Harris is the third woman [along with Elizabeth Warren and Tulsi Gabbard] to have announced her candidacy is "…
Nets Ignore Rising Tide of Anti-Catholic Bigotry from Democrats
January 10th, 2019 11:19 PM
In a confirmation hearing late last year and a later questionnaire, District Court nominee Brian C. Buescher was assailed for his Catholic beliefs and membership in the Knights of Columbus by Democratic Senators Mazie Hirono of Hawaii and Kamala Harris of California. The incident, which went unreported by the broadcast network news programs, was back in the news Thursday following a rebuke from…
Media Slam Gabbard for Defending ‘Extremist’ Knights of Columbus
January 10th, 2019 2:52 PM
Discrimination is always an important talking point for the left. Unless it involves Catholics and other Christians -- then, no so much. After Senators Kamala Harris and Mazie Hirono called federal judicial nominee Brian Buescher out for his involvement in the Catholic Knights of Columbus organization, conservatives were rightfully outraged.
Ugh: Matthews Lets Gabbard Rip Saudis, Skips Her Coziness with Assad
December 13th, 2018 4:51 PM
MSNBC pundit Chris Matthews may have a show entitled Hardball and screech “let’s play hardball” at the top of each show, but it rarely squares with reality. Wednesday was no different as Hawaii Democratic Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard appeared for a friendly chat bashing the Saudis but was not pressed on her coziness with the murderous Assad regime in Syria.
CNN's Reza Aslan Participates in Cannibalism in Covering Sect in India
March 9th, 2017 10:53 PM
On CNN's first airing of Believer, a six-part Sunday evening series described at People.com as a "spiritual adventures series" exploring "the world’s most fascinating faith-based groups," host Reza Aslan did his part to take the network's flagging reputation down even further as he (yes, really) ate part of a human brain. Aslan, who was visiting a fringe,…
AP, Others Fret Over Trump's 3 Ex-Military Appointments, Same As Obama
December 9th, 2016 5:15 PM
Some Democratic Party politicians who are searching for any and every possible reason to have a problem with President-Elect Donald Trump's cabinet appointments have latched on to the supposedly troubling fact that it thus far contains three retired generals out of 15 ultimate appointments. Naturally, their allies in the establishment press are amplifying these petty concerns.
Thousands of Embarrassing Emails Reveal DNC Chair Targeted Morning Joe
July 25th, 2016 5:31 PM
Over the weekend, Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz was exposed for favoring Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders. It was also revealed that she sent an angry email to Chuck Todd – headlined “Chuck, This Must Stop” – demanding better coverage on MSNBC’s Morning Joe after they called the DNC system “rigged” and Mika Brzezinski…
Video: Chris Matthews's Night of a Thousand Gaffes
March 7th, 2016 8:38 PM
Live television, particularly news broadcasting, is bound to have the occasion slip-up or gaffe here and there. Some nights are much better than others and some much worse. Tonight, MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews had four such slips of the tongue, including confusing an NBC reporter's name with that of a movie star.
CNN's Camerota Hounds Rep. Gabbard Over Sanders Endorsement
February 29th, 2016 4:48 PM
On Monday's New Day, CNN's Alisyn Camerota badgered Rep. Tulsi Gabbard over her recent endorsement of Bernie Sanders. Camerota wondered, "Why endorse Bernie Sanders now — when, frankly, it feels as though the momentum, after South Carolina, has shifted away from him and towards Hillary Clinton?" She also touted Hillary Clinton's apparent foreign policy credentials:…