NewsBusters Podcast: Hunter Paints Corruption While Reid Spews Hate

July 26th, 2021 4:53 PM

The night crew makes it return as Curtis Houck and Nicholas Fondacaro will be serving as co-hosts for the week with Tim Graham out of the office. On today’s episode, the guys went through the liberal media’s silence on Hunter Biden’s latest escapade, Carl Bernstein calling Trump a “war criminal,” Tucker Carlson being harassed in public, and the rest of the past week’s news that Fondacaro…

NY Times Levels Silly Financial-Tie Coronavirus Conspiracy at Trump

April 8th, 2020 9:28 AM
A new anti-Trump angle on the coronavirus crisis made the front page of Tuesday’s New York Times, raising the silly charge of a financial conflict of interest, questioning Trump’s “motives” for pushing the drug. Excitable Times reporter Ken Vogel: "If hydroxychloroquine becomes an accepted coronavirus treatment, several companies stand to profit, some with shareholders & execs connected to…

MSNBC Blames: David Koch Symbolized 'Influence of Dark Money'

August 23rd, 2019 7:25 PM
The passing of free market and libertarian activist David Koch on Friday was met by much of the media with a dignified reaction that highlighted Koch's politics, but without portraying him as the cause of all that is wrong with the contemporary political climate. MSNBC Live guest host Chris Jansing took a different route, instead choosing to label the "Billionaire conservative donor" Koch "as one…

Brian Williams Says Trump's Pardons May Resemble a 'Mob Movie'

June 2nd, 2018 10:35 PM

On his 11th Hour show on MSNBC on Thursday night, disgraced former NBC anchor Brian Williams suggested Donald Trump's pardons had a "mob movie" feel. Imagine Brian saying that about Bill Clinton's pardons, or Barack Obama's. 


MSNBC's Matthews More Upset at GOP Than Iranians for Capturing Sailors

January 13th, 2016 8:32 PM
MSNBC host Chris Matthews apparently is incensed at Republican outrage over the Islamic Republic of Iran's capture of 10 U.S. Navy sailors. In his mind, they need to chill out. They sounded as though we'd never get our boys (and girl) back, he harumphed.

Politico's Vogel Reports Hypocrisy of Left-wing Democracy Alliance Don

May 1st, 2014 11:48 AM
Kenneth P. Vogel called attention to an important issue in a Wednesday Politico article – namely, the inherent hypocrisy of super-rich liberal donors who give big bucks to a Democratic party that repeatedly slams wealthy conservative donors like the Koch brothers. Vogel’s article focused on this week’s annual spring meeting in Chicago of the Democracy Alliance, a club of wealthy Democratic…

Politico: 'Restaurant Group Nixed Backing Cain,' But Decision Made Wee

November 1st, 2011 1:23 PM
"Restaurant group nixed backing Cain," reads a teaser headline on Politico's website today, hinting to casual readers that a National Restaurant Association (NRA) endorsement of their former chief Herman Cain was a done deal until Politico dug up an old out-of-court sexual harassment settlement.  The story was also plastered on the front page of the November 1 print edition, headlined "…

Stop the High-tech Lynching of Herman Cain

October 31st, 2011 11:41 AM
Sadly, Herman Cain’s predictions have come true. In May he stated that he was "ready for the same high-tech lynching that [Clarence Thomas] went through -- for the good of this country." That's what Politico is doing with its unsubstantiated and thoroughly hypocritical hit piece against him. Anyone in the press that gives this story oxygen is equally hypocritical. In the eyes of the liberal…

Matthews Mars Giffords' Return By Connecting Tea Party and 'Violent Le

August 2nd, 2011 10:03 AM
At the conclusion of a fractious national debate about the debt ceiling, a truly marvelous moment occurred Monday when Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) returned to the House floor after being shot in the head almost seven months ago. Apparently unable to control himself, the sadly getting more and more disgraceful Chris Matthews chose to mar the emotional homecoming by connecting…

Chris Matthews' Opinion of Sherrod's Breitbart Suit Changes in Two Hou

July 30th, 2010 1:44 PM
Chris Matthews in the course of less than two hours Thursday appeared to radically change his opinion about Shirley Sherrod's pending lawsuit against Andrew Breitbart.As NewsBusters previously reported, Matthews during the 5 p.m. installment of "Hardball" got into a heated argument with former Democratic National Committee chairman Howard Dean about the contents of the controversial video…

Chris Matthews: Sarah Palin Campaigning For Role As 'Professional Igno

April 28th, 2010 2:10 PM
Palin Derangement Syndrome was once again on full display at MSNBC Tuesday as Chris Matthews said the former Alaska governor is "campaigning almost for the role of a professional ignorant."Discussing New York Magazine's cover story published the previous day, the "Hardball" host said to guest Cynthia Tucker of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "I really think, not that she`s unintelligent, but…