CBS: Mondale ‘Won the Argument’ With Reagan Over Government

April 20th, 2021 2:39 PM

All three broadcast network morning shows paid tribute to the late former Vice President, and 1984 Democratic presidential nominee, Walter Mondale on Tuesday, but only NBC’s Today actually permitted the “L” word — “liberal” — to be heard on their airwaves. CBS This Morning co-anchor Tony Dokoupil claimed Mondale — “a self-described progressive” — ultimately “won” his…


PBS Links GOP to Racism, Wrongly Implies George Wallace Was Republican

July 5th, 2020 6:02 AM

On Thursday evening, PBS NewsHour displayed the latest example of journalists and other liberals suggesting that segregationist former Alabama Governor George Wallace was a Republican when he, in fact, was a lifelong Democrat.

Politics of Immigration

January 16th, 2019 6:07 PM
Here are a couple of easy immigration questions -- answerable with a simple “yes” or “no” -- we might ask any American of any political stripe: Does everyone in the world have a right to live in the U.S.? Do the American people have a right, through their elected representatives, to decide who has the right to immigrate to their country and under what conditions? I believe that most Americans,…

NY Post Writer Omits Wilson's 1918 Flu Role, Repeats Reagan/AIDS Myths

February 14th, 2017 3:58 AM
The New York Post, though usually perceived as a right-leaning newspaper, has room for columnists from the "other side" — including selective and truth-challenged ones like Jennifer Wright. Wright's February 11 column covers "some of the most gruesome plagues" in human history, in the process promoting a new book that is quite a departure from her previous ventures "covering sex and dating." Much…

Dewy-eyed Politico Puff Piece on Caroline: 'Ambassador Kennedy, A Star

December 15th, 2013 9:34 AM

Alex Burns at Politico was handed the Kennedy Goo bucket for their latest feature, headlined "Ambassador Kennedy: A Star Is Born." The liberal media establishment are very eager to say Caroline Kennedy is packed with charm in her role in Japan as "political royalty," and if she was a terrible candidate to replace Hillary Clinton in the U.S. Senate, well, diplomacy is more her bag. After about…

David Gregory Invokes Walter Mondale To Push For Higher Taxes - With H

April 17th, 2011 10:19 PM
As NewsBusters has been reporting, the media have been on a full-court press in recent days supporting the President's push to raise taxes. Doing his part was NBC's David Gregory who trotted out the words of former Vice President Walter Mondale on Sunday's "Meet the Press" to really drive home the point, and then got a huge assist from former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan (video…

Is Obama About to Have a Mondale Moment

April 13th, 2011 10:35 AM
When Democrat presidential candidate Walter Mondale announced in his October 1984 debate with former President Reagan that he would raise taxes if elected, his  campaign was over, and he ended up losing one of the biggest election routs in American history. As Barack Obama prepares to offer the nation his deficit reduction plan Wednesday, it is widely believed he is going to recommend tax…

Today Show Turns to Walter Mondale to Advise Obama

October 4th, 2010 12:56 PM
Former Vice President Walter Mondale appeared on Monday's Today show to plug his new book, The Good Fight, and NBC's Amy Robach asked the failed 1984 presidential candidate if he had any advice for Barack Obama, as the midterms approach, as she asked: "A lot has been compared to President Jimmy Carter's presidency to President Obama's" and recalling Mondale's run against Ronald Reagan: "Do you…

Chris Matthews Thinks Carter, Mondale and Dukakis Are 'Center-left' De

July 18th, 2010 8:53 PM
If you needed to know just how liberal Chris Matthews is, consider that he thinks Jimmy Carter, Walter Mondale, and Michael Dukakis are on the center-left of the political spectrum.So said Matthews on this weekend's syndicated talk show bearing his name.To be sure, the host of "Hardball" has in the past expressed his pride in being a liberal.But claiming on national television that Carter,…

NYT's VP Qualifications Have Changed Since Ferraro Nomination

September 11th, 2008 2:10 PM
Like many liberal media outlets totally apoplectic over Sarah Palin being John McCain's running mate, the New York Times has continually questioned her qualifications as having "only" been a governor and a mayor.Yet, 24 years ago, when presumptive Democrat presidential nominee Walter Mondale was considering who his running mate should be, the Times editorial staff asked, "Where is it written…