Stephen Colbert Freaks Over SOTU: 'Are Our Checks And Balances Broken?
February 5th, 2020 4:29 PM
On Tuesday night, during a special live edition of the CBS Late Show following President Trump's State of the Union address, host Stephen Colbert was joined by Washington Post “journalists” Carol Leonnig and Phillip Rucker. Colbert and his fellow Trump loathers proceeded to trash the President's speech and fear for the future of the republic.
IRONY: Lemon, WashPost Hacks Claim Media Are ‘Not at War’ with Trump
January 29th, 2020 7:55 PM
On the same CNN Tonight in which host Don Lemon refused to apologize for his venomous Saturday night segment against Trump supporters, Lemon and guests Washington Post journalists Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker hilariously insisted Wednesday that the media are not a political party, “not at war” with the Trump administration, and journalists “apologize” when they get stories “wrong.” Oh, and in…
Amid Impeachment, Meyers Hypes 'Harrowing' Anti-Trump Book
January 23rd, 2020 1:28 PM
The publication of a vitriolic book against President Trump has become a rite of passage for a card-holding member of the leftist media elite. Washington Post reporters’ Carol Leonnig and Phillip Rucker are the latest to join in the not-so-exclusive club of anti-Trump, press credentialed authors. The two appeared on Wednesday’s Late Night with Seth Meyers, aired early Thursday morning, to discuss…
Matthews: Hillary's Critics Partly to Blame for Her Email Mess
March 4th, 2015 11:31 PM
MSNBC Hardball host Chris Matthews suggested on his Wednesday program that decades of Republican critics dogging Hillary Clinton may be partly to blame for her conducting all her State Department email correspondence on private email via a server located at her Chappaqua, New York, residence.
WashPost Writer Slams WH Claims It Had No Role in Prostitution Scandal
October 10th, 2014 5:20 PM
Appearing on Friday’s edition of MSNBC’s The Daily Rundown, the reporter with The Washington Post who broke the story that White House officials knew that advance team member Jonanthan Dach had a prostitute stay in his hotel room during the 2012 Colombian prostitution scandal joined the program and took to blasting the White House’s numerous claims that no such cover-up exists.
Liberal Media Won't Keep a Good Myth Down
October 1st, 2014 9:14 PM
I've barely been paying attention to the news, except to check Senate polls every night, because, as some of you may have noticed, I've been in the bat-cave under Swiss Guard protection, writing my next book. But based on only about an hour of media consumption a week, I've recently noticed mainstream "news" outlets telling huge whoppers, long ago disproved and forgotten.
Proof MSNBC's Dullest Knife Doesn't Listen to His Guests
September 22nd, 2014 9:38 PM
In a segment on the September 22 edition of Hardball, MSNBC's Chris Matthews was informed by guest Carol Leonnig, a staff writer for the Washington Post, that Friday's White House fence-jumper, Omar Gonzalez, was found to have been carrying a serrated knife on his person, not a switchblade.
Yet about 30 minutes later, in a separate panel discussion, Matthews referred to the knife as a…
WashPost Reports on 'Kingly Sums' of Obamas' Upcoming Trip to Africa
June 14th, 2013 7:16 AM
The Washington Post raised eyebrows Friday by investigating something the president’s backers would consider lowly “Drudge fodder” – the high costs of Obama’s travel, especially in less developed nations.
The headline was “Presidential travel, kingly sums: Document details staggering logistics of Obama trip to Africa.” Reporters Carol Leonnig and David Nakamura added broad details:
Politico Ignores Govt.-AP Timing Discussions in Saying 'Veteran Lawyer
May 18th, 2013 10:39 AM
In a story appearing this morning at the Politico about the Department of Justice's broad and unannounced subpoenas of the April and May 2012 personal and business phone records of reporters and editors at the Associated Press involving 20 phone lines and involving over 100 reporters and editors, James Hohmann found several "veteran prosecutors" who aren't necessarily outraged by what most…
Nets Ignore Latest Solyndra News: Obama Administration Requested Postp
November 16th, 2011 12:05 PM
The Washington Post, no conservative paper it, gave front-page coverage today to the latest development in the Solyndra scandal: E-mail records show that the Obama White House urged the solar energy company to postpone layoffs until after the 2010 midterm elections.
"The announcement could have been politically damaging because President Obama and others in the administration had held up…
UPDATED: Post Acknowledges Oversight, Adds Graf | WaPo Publishes Obit
February 8th, 2010 4:29 PM
Updated: Washington Post adds mention about Murtha's Haditha comments, thanks me for me pointing out omission (see bottom of post). Rep. Jack Murtha (D-Pa.) passed away earlier today, and the Washington Post has already published a 26-paragraph obituary. Post staffers Martin Weil and Carol Leonnig don't gloss over some of Murtha's political controversies, such as his penchant as a pork barrel…