WashPost: Weiner's Butterfly Effect Might Have Caused Trump's Election
December 16th, 2019 7:01 AM
Did Anthony Weiner tweeting a photo of his crotch in 2011 lead to a series of events resulting the election of Donald Trump in 2016? That is the intriguing "butterfly effect" question posed by a Washington Post article.
Slate: Unlike Liberals, Conservatives Ignore Morality to Defend Allies
July 12th, 2018 2:03 PM
If you forget that Harvey Weinstein sexual harassed women, he’s actually a pretty decent guy, and if you ignore enough facts, you’ll believe liberals always put morals above politics … unlike those decadent conservatives.
This Week in Media Bias History: ‘Good’ Weiner ‘Should Hang in There'
June 16th, 2018 12:15 PM
In 2011, veteran ABC journalist Barbara Walters cheered on Anthony Weiner, praising the “good Congressman” who had been accused of texting lewd images to young women. Appearing on The View, Walters hailed Weiner, saying: “[He] should hang in there.”
At AP, Classic 'Unclear' Spin on Weiner's Classified Hillary Emails
December 30th, 2017 8:28 PM
In an unbylined 11:31 a.m. Eastern Time dispatch Saturday, the Associated Press demonstrated why anyone trying to get to the truth about the status of the Hillary Clinton's private server-scandal — which is clearly not over, and clearly has not been "litigated a million times," as CNN's desperate Don Lemon claimed on Thursday in shouting down a conservative panelist…
People Gave Fewer Pages to Weinstein Than Roger Ailes This Week
October 15th, 2017 9:13 AM
The newest edition of People magazine could barely touch the sex scandal of Hollywood titan Harvey Weinstein. Tucked in the top-left corner of the cover were the words “A sexual harassment scandal rocks Hollywood.” Inside, there was not a whole page of copy. By contrast, this week’s People gave three pages to a big article on former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson, whose sexual…
Weiner’s Party Affiliation Was a No-Show on CBS and NBC, ABC Ignored
September 25th, 2017 11:59 PM
Mothers with young daughters rejoiced on Monday when Carlos Danger, AKA former Congressman Anthony Weiner, was sentenced to 21 months behind bars for sexting with a 15-year-old girl. But the Big Three Networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) seemed a little timid when reporting the news later that evening. ABC blacked it out from their reporting on World News Tonight all together, while both CBS and NBC…
Maher Jokes About Ailes Death as 'Comeuppance' After Audience Cheers
May 20th, 2017 7:03 PM
On Friday's Real Time show on HBO, liberal host Bill Maher took his latest opportunity to joke about the death of a prominent conservative as he recalled the passing of Fox News founder Roger Ailes. After some audience members immediately cheered and applauded the news, Maher went on to call it "comeuppance" and mocked the idea that one is not supposed to speak ill of those…
CBS Ignores Weiner Pleading Guilty in Sexting Case; ABC Barely Covers
May 20th, 2017 12:24 AM
On Friday night, the CBS Evening News found itself divorced from the full picture of the day’s news, ignoring disgraced former Democratic Congressman Anthony Weiner (N.Y.) pleading guilty to a federal obscenity charge and will register as a sex offender for sexting with an underage girl.
Cillizza: ‘Can We Now Stop Talking About Anthony Weiner’ ‘Forever?'
May 19th, 2017 5:38 PM
In a piece for CNN.com Friday afternoon, CNN Politics editor-at-large Chris Cillizza displayed the liberal media’s hypocrisy in what’s remembered versus not remembered, demanding that the media (and American people) stop talking about disgraced former Democratic Congressman Anthony Weiner forever after pleading guilty to having sexual discussions with an underage girl.
7 Times ‘The Mindy Project’ Name-Checked Popular Politicians
March 22nd, 2017 12:26 AM
Hulu’s The Mindy Project randomly peppered its latest episode "Mindy's Best Friend" with names from the political universe as if some of them were known personally. Throughout the half hour show, famous political figures were name-dropped no less than 7 times.
Hillary's Final Days
November 4th, 2016 4:22 PM
WASHINGTON — Is it just me, or are there others out there in my audience who find it odd that Hillary Clinton, the inevitable presidential candidate of the Democratic Party, would continue to have at the highest level of her staff a woman married to a man who has repeatedly embarrassed himself, his wife and the Democratic Party? Anthony Weiner is a pervert.
What? Matthews Hopes New Hillary E-Mails Are Requests to Buy Groceries
November 2nd, 2016 2:59 PM
MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews made his feelings clear on Tuesday night about the latest revelations in the Hillary Clinton e-mail scandal as he expressed his hopes that they just turn out to be pleas by Huma Abedin, Anthony Weiner or even Hillary Clinton to “remember to pick up bread on the way home.”
Vox Writer on Hillary Emails: ‘No Wrongdoing Whatsoever’
November 1st, 2016 5:43 PM
The uproar engendered by the Comey letter illuminates how Clinton-haters start with a conclusion and work backwards, suggests Matthew Yglesias. “The latest Hillary Clinton email revelations arose out of an unrelated investigation into Anthony Weiner’s sexting,” wrote Yglesias in a Monday piece. “The best way to understand this odd hopscotch is through the Prime Directive…
With All Due Respect' Hosts Irked at Comey's New E-Mail Probe
October 29th, 2016 7:27 AM
The set of With All Due Respect was a sad place today due to the shocking revelation that the computer seized in the Anthony Weiner probe has caused FBI Director James Comey to announce that he is reopening the investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails. In addition to being irked at Comey, Halperin and Heilemann seemed to be searching for lifeline assurances that this probe might soon…