Midterms: PBS Devotes Six Minutes to Hyping GOP Divisions

October 2nd, 2014 12:14 PM
Why would PBS devote over six minutes to a midterm election race that looks to be headed towards a blowout? Perhaps it's because examining the Mississippi Senate race on the PBS NewsHour allows the network to dig into the bitter primary battle between Tea Party-backed Chris McDaniel and the victor, incumbent Thad Cochran. 

Coulter Column: Keep Your Eyes on the Prize, Mississippi Republicans

July 23rd, 2014 10:05 PM
When a U.S. president is using the IRS to terrify his political enemies, destroying American health care and opening our southern border to millions of future welfare-collecting, Democratic voters from the Third World, why is a dime's worth of money being wasted on trying to replace the Republican senator from Mississippi with a slightly different Republican? Honestly, I think these deck…

Coulter Column: Something the Tea Party Needs to Learn From Al Gore

July 10th, 2014 2:58 PM
Chris McDaniel, candidate for the U.S. Senate from Mississippi, lost the Republican runoff to incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran last month, and now he is being led down a primrose path to political oblivion. McDaniel's passionate supporters think that a moment of crisis for the country is a good time to treat control of the Senate as if it's a prom queen election. Hoping for yet a third primary…

CNN’s John King: Will GOP Senator ‘Forget’ Black Voters Who Hel

June 25th, 2014 10:52 PM
In Tuesday's contentious runoff contest, senator Thad Cochran, a Republican who has represented Mississippi since his first election in 1978, defeated Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel in part because the “open primary” allowed African-American Democrats to cast ballots in the GOP contest.  As a result, John King -- host of CNN's Inside Politics program -- wondered during Wednesday's…

Daily Beast's Avlon Slams Tea Party on CNN; Praises GOP Establishment

June 25th, 2014 4:40 PM
On Wednesday's New Day on CNN, The Daily Beast's John Avlon and his wife, Margaret Hoover, gloated over the recent defeats of Tea Party-backed candidates in Republican primaries. Avlon strongly hinted that the grassroots conservatives movement was full of crazy people: "Don't call it the establishment. It's the sanity caucus." Anchor Kate Bolduan wondered if former House Majority Leader Eric…

Chris Matthews: Tea Party In Miss. Used 'Jim Crow-Era Law' to Intimida

June 25th, 2014 3:30 PM
On the June 24 edition of Hardball With Chris Matthews, the MSNBC anchor invited Adam Brandon of the Tea Party organization FreedomWorks onto the show in an attempt to portray the Tea Party as targeting black voters in the Republican Mississippi primary run-off. Matthews claimed McDaniel’s supporters were citing a “Jim Crow-era law from 1942" to try to stifle votes by African-American voters…

MSNBC: GOP Old Miss Race 'Really Nasty,' But Rangel's 'One of the Grea

June 24th, 2014 5:30 PM
Ronan Farrow opened his MSNBC program Tuesday with these words: "Who can steal Magnolia State voters?" The opening words on the screen behind him were: "Mississippi Mud," followed by a chyron reading "Stealing the Magnolia State." Farrow's reporting quickly emphasized, several times, that the primary was a Republican one, and that it had gotten "nasty."   Several minutes followed, with NBC's…

MSNBC Panel Hits 'Ugly' and 'Vile' Republican 'Extremism,' GOP 'Going

April 16th, 2014 9:15 PM
On the Wednesday, April 16, PoliticsNation on MSNBC, far-left host Al Sharpton berated what he viewed as "extremism" and "intolerant radical views" of Republican candidates for U.S. Senate in Mississippi and North Carolina as he highlighted comments that he considered "offensive," "ugly," and "vile." Guest Jonathan Capehart of the Washington Post went so far as to hyperbolically suggest that the…