Tell the Truth, Mr. President

March 16th, 2021 11:19 PM

When a politician promises to “tell the truth,” as President Biden did in his nationally televised address  last Thursday, you can add that statement to familiar ones lacking the ring of sincerity. They include: “The gun isn't loaded;” “the microphone is off;” “if you like your doctor, you can keep your doctor” and “I did not have sex with that woman, Ms. Lewinsky.”


NBC Decries GOP Wins: Proof 'The Country Is More Divided Than Ever'

November 4th, 2020 11:14 PM

On Wednesday, NBC Capitol Hill correspondent Kasie Hunt didn’t hide how she and the network were irritated by the fact Republicans looked set to retain control of the Senate, while simultaneously picking up seats in the House. They were results that flew in the face of the liberal media’s prediction that the GOP would lose everything on Election Day. But reality left her flustered on NBC…

Scarborough mocking Susan Collins

Weird Scarborough Urges GOPers to Denounce Trump: 'I Can See You!'

October 2nd, 2020 5:24 PM

On Thursday's Morning Joe, MSNBC host Joe Scarborough dressed up his usual Republican-shaming routine with a truly antiquated reference to the old children's-TV series Romper Room, which pre-dated Sesame Street. 

NYT Rescues Biden: ‘I Don't Think Much About Anything Joni Ernst Says'

January 30th, 2020 12:07 PM
The New York Times played white knight for candidate Joe Biden after Republican Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa so cruelly brought up  the controversy surrounding Biden’s son Hunter, and his lucrative, controversial position at Ukrainian energy exploration company Burisma, which is at center stage during impeachment proceedings. Reporters Thomas Kaplan and Nick Corasaniti tried to turn things back around…

MSNBC’s Ruhle Blasts GOP ‘Enablers’ Backing ‘Sociopath’ Trump

October 4th, 2019 1:09 PM

During her 9:00 a.m. ET hour show on Friday, MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle cherry-picked a hostile town hall question directed at Republican Iowa Senator Joni Ernst about the impeachment of President Trump. After hailing the questioner, Ruhle and her panel of anti-Trump guests proceeded to label the President a “sociopath” and demanded his GOP “enablers” turn against him.


Fox Spotlights Planned Parenthood Scandal; Other Sunday Shows Ignore

August 24th, 2015 2:28 PM
ABC, CBS, and CNN's Sunday morning news shows all ignored the ongoing controversy over Planned Parenthood's harvesting of aborted babies' organs, as exposed in a series of recent undercover videos by the Center for Medical Progress. George Stephanopoulos featured Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley on ABC's This Week, but failed to ask him a question about the scandal. NBC's Meet…

CNN Touts Planned Parenthood's 'Cancer Screenings,' 'Birth Control'

July 30th, 2015 3:36 PM
CNN's Alisyn Camerota regurgitated common liberal talking points in defense of federal funding for Planned Parenthood on Thursday's New Day as she interviewed Senator Joni Ernst. Camerota noted that Senator Ernst "sponsored a bill to defund them," and spotlighted that "the argument against that is that Planned Parenthood provides a whole host of services beyond abortion services. They provide…

Former NYT Reporter Egan Goes Full Marxist on GOP Class 'Traitors'

March 22nd, 2015 3:06 PM
Timothy Egan, liberal New York Times reporter turned left-wing Times columnist, made Friday's paper accusing some conservative Republicans born disadvantaged as being "Traitors to Their Class." Egan's columns are typically online only, but the paper liked this one enough to feature in print. One can see why; it has the easy, superior mockery of Republicans who grew up poor but have the audacity…

HuffPo Columnist: Combat Veteran Joni Ernst Shouldn't Claim to Be One

February 11th, 2015 9:56 AM
Very few things drive leftists to distraction more than a strong Republican or conservative woman achieving political power. Joni Ernst is a perfect example. The strong-willed freshman Senator from Iowa describes herself in three words: "Mother. Soldier. Leader." Imagine the howls of outrage if a conservative went after a liberal female combat veteran as Andrew Reinbach at Huffington Post did on…

NPR 'Fact Check' on Ernst Plays Games with Keystone Jobs Estimates

January 22nd, 2015 11:34 AM
There wasn’t a lot of fact-checking of Obama’s State of the Union address, but NPR promised they would be eyeing the factual claims. In a ten-minute segment on Wednesday's Morning Edition, they investigated claims they insisted what Obama said was “true,” if a matter of political dispute. But in "fact-checking" Sen. Joni Ernst's GOP response, NPR's Scott Horsley played a slippery game with the…

Chuck Todd Hypes 'State of the Union Curse' Plaguing GOP Response

January 19th, 2015 4:51 PM
At the top of NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday, moderator Chuck Todd wondered if a Republican rising star could overcome a major obstacle that has occurred "year after year" for the GOP: "Can Iowa's Joni Ernst avoid becoming the latest victim of the curse of the State of the Union response?" 

GQ: Paul, Cruz, Ernst Among ‘America’s 20 Craziest Politicians'

December 17th, 2014 1:21 AM
The magazine GQ released its list of the “20 craziest politicians” in the U.S. on Tuesday and, not surprisingly, the liberal publication selected 17 Republicans for the list compared to only three Democrats.  Among the more prominent Republicans included Senators and possible presidential candidates Rand Paul (Ky.) and Ted Cruz (Texas) as well as incoming Senator Joni Ernst (Iowa). The only…

CNN Hypes Laugh Similarity Between Joni Ernst and Disney Villain

November 8th, 2014 11:23 AM
On Friday's CNN Newsroom, Brooke Baldwin played up the apparent similarity between Senator-elect Joni Ernst's laugh and that of Cruella De Vil, the antagonist from Disney's 101 Dalmations. Baldwin aired a short segment on Ernst and two newly-elected Republican women in Congress. She ended the part about the Iowa politician with her comparison: "Don't forget about that laugh. Some people call it…

MSNBC Touts 'Rather Extreme' Joni Ernst; CNN Predicts One Term For Her

November 5th, 2014 12:12 PM
MSNBC and CNN zeroed in on the supposed radical right-wing views of Senator-elect Joni Ernst during their live election night coverage. Just after 2 am Eastern on Wednesday, MSNBC's Luke Russert played up how Ernst was "able to have these rather extreme Tea Party views; and then, moderate them closer to the election." Just over two hours earlier, CNN's Dana Bash gave the Iowa Republican a similar…