The Bell Is About to Toll
October 31st, 2019 8:09 PM
WASHINGTON — It has taken a long time, but finally the Justice Department is training its guns on what heretofore was unthinkable, unless you're a career civil libertarian. For years, the civil libertarians have been warning us that the Intelligence Community posed a threat to democracy as we know it in the United States.
Unnecessary: CBS Casts Lefty Daniels as Pompous Comey in Miniseries
October 7th, 2019 3:38 PM
Here’s some important questions for CBS that America needs answers to: Will this self-righteous James Comey miniseries be a sitcom? If so, maybe someone like Brad Garrett should be cast as Comey? Unfortunately, those answers will be no and no. According to a Monday morning announcement, CBS TV Studios will be crafting “a new four-hour...miniseries based on” the disgraced former FBI Director’s…
Political Rashomon? Cillizza Claims Comey Report Facts Depends on POV
August 30th, 2019 6:50 PM
We had Rasohomon the movie in which the same scene is presented several different ways depending on the point of view of the performers. And now we have the political version of Rashomon, in the form of the the Department of Justice Inspector General report, according to the CNN's overly imaginative Chris Cillizza, which was highly critical of former FBI Director James Comey. For Cillizza the…
WATCH as Comey Ally Sets MSNBC Narrative of the Day
August 30th, 2019 3:58 PM
As news broke Thursday morning of the Justice Department Inspector General releasing a report hammering ex-FBI Director James Comey for violating DOJ policies, MSNBC brought on analysts who were known allies of the controversial former Bureau chief. It was during one of those interviews that talking points for the left-wing cable channel’s coverage were established for the rest of the day.
Morning Joe Wails: IG Report on Comey ‘Reads Like a Talk Radio Script’
August 30th, 2019 12:38 PM
On Friday, MSNBC’s Morning Joe turned to a personal friend of ex-FBI Director James Comey to denounce the Justice Department Inspector General report that blasted Comey for leaking sensitive information about private conversations with President Trump to the press. Host Joe Scarborough started off the discussion by complaining that the IG’s conclusion “reads like a talk radio script.”
‘Speeding to Put Out a Fire’; MSNBCers Defend Comey Breaking Policy
August 29th, 2019 8:38 PM
The stench of the Swamp was on full blast in the A-block of Thursday’s Hardball, thanks to MSNBC host Chris Matthews and assorted guests defending former FBI Director James Comey in the light of a scathing report from the Justice Department’s Inspector General that said he violated DOJ policy. But for these MSNBCers, it was justified because of their hatred for President Donald Trump and that…
Atlantic Mocks Comey by Citing His Hillary Investigation Announcement
August 29th, 2019 7:59 PM
If former FBI director James Comey thought he would find a sympathetic voice at the liberal Atlantic Magazine on the heels of a damning Department of Justice Inspector General report that found he had violated FBI rules by leaking memos to the press, he would be sorely disappointed. In fact the animosity of Atlantic writer David A. Graham even took the form out outright mockery by comparing what…
Democrats Claim ‘Constitutional Crisis,’ Media Repeat It 386 Times
May 14th, 2019 11:38 AM
Watch cable “news” these days, and you’ll surely see talking heads parroting the Democratic line that the Trump Administration’s noncompliance with House Committee subpoenas amounts to a constitutional crisis. While a small handful of analysts and guest legal scholars disagree, TV hosts continue to push the idea uncritically, with some even urging the alleged crisis be used as grounds for…
Cooper to Comey: Should Trump Be Prosecuted When He’s Out of Office?
May 9th, 2019 11:19 PM
No, he’s not running for president, but CNN still decided to host yet another town hall for former FBI Director James Comey in order get his slanted take on the findings of the Special Counsel investigation. As with the presidential town halls, moderator Anderson Cooper hit the standard liberal talking points, including impeachment (and gun control for some reason). But Cooper went further and…
CBS Hosts Take Turns Quoting From James Comey to James Comey
May 8th, 2019 1:26 PM
The journalists at CBS This Morning scored an exclusive interview with former FBI Director James Comey. So what did they do with the time? They read back quotes from Comey to Comey. Though there was the occasional attempt at challenging the fired FBI director, the hosts often seemed impressed just to be talking to him.
'Late Show' Mocks Mueller Release as ‘Redacted, Redacted, Redacted!'
April 18th, 2019 10:48 PM
Spoofing current events has long been a staple for late-night comedians, but The Late Show on CBS with liberal host Stephen Colbert uses "spoofing" to project all its hateful takes as "comedy." They took the practice to an extremely irritating level on Wednesday evening, predicting the Mueller report would be heavily redacted. That turned out to be....Fake News.
Amanpour to Comey: Should FBI Have ‘Allowed’ ‘Lock Her Up’ Chant?
April 2nd, 2019 3:31 PM
In an exciting twist, CNN International anchor Christian Amanpour’s recent interview of James Comey ended up revealing more about Amanpour’s own wacky political beliefs than it did about the former FBI director. At one point, Amanpour left Comey momentarily stunned when she inquired whether the FBI should have “allowed” Trump supporters to chant “lock her up” during the 2016 election.
NBC Commiserates With Comey: ‘Stunned’ Mueller Found No Collusion?
March 28th, 2019 3:26 PM
In an exclusive interview with fired FBI Director James Comey for Wednesday’s NBC Nightly News, anchor Lester Holt commiserated with the former head of the Bureau over Special Counsel Robert Mueller clearing President Trump of collusion with Russia. Holt asked if Comey was “stunned” when he heard the news and later wondered if it was a “surprise” that Mueller couldn’t reach a conclusion on…
Jon Meacham: Trump May Be ‘in Thrall to a Foreign Power’
March 8th, 2019 3:52 PM
As part of MSNBC’s never-ending quest to find worst-case scenarios in the hope of bringing down Donald Trump, presidential historian Jon Meacham on Thursday yet again repeated the concept that the GOP occupant of the White House might be “in thrall to a foreign power” while referring to Russia. Meacham went on to compare the situation with the 1790s, when Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson…