MSNBC Guest Sees Racism in GOP Reactions to Vegas Shooting, NYC Terror
November 2nd, 2017 4:16 PM
Who does David Jolly think he is? Joe Scarborough? On Wednesday’s Hardball, the frequent MSNBC guest and former Florida Republican Congressman blasted his party as racists for not pushing for gun control post-Las Vegas by a white shooter but calling for immigration changes following Tuesday’s Manhattan terror attack by an Uzbeki immigrant.
Williams Lauds Analyst as 'Smart Guy' in Spite of KKK References
October 18th, 2017 7:47 PM
On Tuesday's The 11th Hour with Brian Williams on MSNBC, anchor Brian Williams hosted a segment with former Republican Rep. David Jolly and liberal MSNBC contributor Jason Johnson to discuss Jolly's recent contention that he believes the country might be better off if his own party loses to Democrats in the 2018 congressional elections.
MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts: Any Network That Hires Spicer Is Hypocritical
July 31st, 2017 6:41 PM
The fallout from last week’s departure of Sean Spicer as White House press secretary and Reince Priebus as chairman of the Republican National Committee spilled into MSNBC’s liberal programming on Sunday. Our friends at Mediaite found that one-time weekday host Thomas Roberts -- now a weekend host -- made a harsh assertion about Spicer’s future during an edition of MSNBC Live.
Politico Editor: GOP Won Special Election Because 'Republicans Suck Sl
March 13th, 2014 6:06 AM
During Wednesday's edition of MSNBC's Morning Joe program, one of the main topics of discussion was the victory of Republican David Jolly over Democrat Alex Sink in the special election held on Tuesday to fill the seat in Florida's 13th congressional district that had been occupied for decades by Rep. Bill Young until the GOP official's death last year.
One guest -- Jim…
CNN's Cuomo Revolted By 'Price Is Right' Music at GOP Victory Party; O
March 12th, 2014 3:03 PM
[Update, 3:45 pm Eastern: Cuomo angrily responds to NewsBusters; see below.]
On Wednesday's New Day, CNN's Chris Cuomo played up how Florida Republican David Jolly's campaign played The Price Is Right theme music at his victory rally on Tuesday, and remarked that its use was somehow a perfect sign of the influence of big money in political races: "What a metaphor for what…
CNN Plays 'Hide the Story' As GOP Wins Key Fla. House Race
March 12th, 2014 9:58 AM
Last night, I noted that the Associated Press had not deigned to consider Republican David Jolly's victory over Democrat Alex Sink in the FL-13 Congressional race a "Top U.S. Story" as of 10:13 p.m. To AP's credit (or perhaps because of yours truly's and others' razzing?), a story about the race was at the Number 6 spot in Top U.S. Stories as of 8:15 this morning…
AP Jumps to Downplay David Jolly's Victory in Big-Money U.S. House Rac
March 11th, 2014 11:17 PM
We all know that if Democrat Alex Sink had defeated David Jolly in FL-13's special Congressional election tonight, the morning news shows would have been all over the story, crowing that her victory represented a convincing verdict in favor of Obamacare.
Well, that didn't happen. David Jolly won, despite being badly outspent and forced to survive a bruising January primary. He also…
At AP, Fla. GOP Candidate's 1989 Accident Deserves National Coverage
February 26th, 2014 11:57 PM
Double standards in the establishment press's treatment of Republican and Democrat politicians is an unfortunate reality. Evidence that it's getting worse — to the point of begging the question, "At long last, have you no shame?" — can be seen in the disparate treatment of Florida's two major-party March 11 congressional special election candidates, Republican…
New York Times Story from Texas Repeatedly Drops the F-Bomb: 'Fetus
January 15th, 2014 5:39 PM
The New York Times spent months debating before deciding not to ban the term “illegal immigrant” entirely (it’s simply discouraged), but the word “fetus” is used without any alarm. At the top of page A-14 on Wednesday is the headline “Suing to End Life Support for Woman and Fetus.”
It’s an update on the sad story of Marlise Munoz, who is on…
Bob Barker Endorses Republican in U.S. House Special Election
December 15th, 2013 2:50 PM
Adam Wollner at NPR’s It’s All Politics blog reported that longtime “Price Is Right” host Bob Barker is endorsing a Republican for Congress in the special election to replace Rep. C.W. “Bill” Young, who recently died in office.
Barker, who's just turned 90 and retired from the popular CBS daytime show in 2007 after 35 years, appeared in a television ad…