PBS Can’t Decide on Biden Border Bluff: Better Than Trump or Hypocrisy

June 6th, 2024 10:46 PM

President Biden’s surprise executive order to limit (on paper, anyway) the number of migrants seeking asylum on the southern border led the PBS NewsHour on Tuesday, in a story and a following interview that alternately covered for President Biden (he’s no immigrant-hating Trump!) and chided Biden from the pro-open-borders left (though there is doubt among conservatives as to how tough…

LOL: TX Tribune’s Framing of Libs vs. Cruz Went Exactly as You’d Think

September 25th, 2023 4:58 PM

The far-left Texas Tribune held their annual liberal confab and meeting of the hacks over the weekend (and framed similarly to the clownishly elite Aspen Ideas Festival) and, to his credit, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) entered enemy territory. Sure enough, the way the outlet’s Twitter (or X) account framed his appearance sure looked a lot different than their portrayal of sit-downs featuring…


ABC’s Moran Is Upset You Won’t Accept AZ’s ‘Ordinary’ Vote Counting

November 11th, 2022 1:59 PM

During Friday’s Good Morning America, ABC’s senior national correspondent Terry Moran made it clear he’s not going to tolerant anyone who decries the reality that it’s unclear when the final votes will be tallied in states like Arizona. Why? Because, according to Moran, offering such gripes makes you a conspiracy theory calling into question a “normal” and “ordinary” process we should…


Tiny Violins: CBS Frets Voters Aren’t Obsessed With 2020 in Midterms

October 5th, 2022 12:36 PM

Wednesday’s CBS Mornings saw the latest installment in their foolhardy mission to save their team ahead of the 2022 midterm elections by fretting Arizonans haven’t made where candidates stand on the legitimacy of the 2020 election a top priority. As a result, Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake and Republican senatorial candidate Blake Masters are neck-and-neck with their Democratic…


MSNBC Accuses GOP Candidate Of Hiding Abortion Views, But Not Democrat

August 26th, 2022 12:46 PM

Katy Tur tried her best to assist Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly’s re-election campaign when she accused his Republican opponent, Blake Masters, of hiding his views on abortion after winning the primary on Friday’s MSNBC Reports by scrubbing his website while ignoring Kelly doing the exact same thing on his website.

CNN Political Correspondent Sara Murray Is a Dem Donor (Corrected)

December 22nd, 2020 1:22 PM

Despite multiple requests for comment on whether political correspondent Sara Murray donated to Arizona Democratic Senator Mark Kelly, CNN informed NewsBusters on Tuesday afternoon that both CNN and Murray unequivocally deny that she's made any political donations and are looking into the donation’s origins and this discrepancy. Check out the full post to see the original story.


‘Hardball’ Ties Giffords Shooting to Rhetoric; Compares Now to 1960s

November 1st, 2018 10:15 PM
While January 8 will mark eight years since a mentally ill gunman killed six and nearly murdered then-Congresswoman Gabby Giffords (D-AZ), there are still far too many who have tried to tie opposition to ObamaCare, our country’s discourse, and Republicans to that tragedy and Thursday’s Hardball shamefully did just that. Giffords’ husband Mark Kelly was along side and host Chris Matthews went even…

CNN Asks Gun Control Advocate Mark Kelly If 'Actual Change' on Gun Law

October 22nd, 2013 6:16 PM
Monday night's AC360 Later welcomed gun control advocate Mark Kelly, who pushed for stronger gun laws in front of a sympathetic panel. The segment aired hours after a deadly Nevada school shooting. Host Anderson Cooper teed up Kelly by asking, "Mark, again, another shooting. When you see this, is actual change possible? Is – have you been able to see any results from the work you and your…

Gabby Giffords Fires Gun for First Time Since Being Shot

July 2nd, 2013 11:00 AM
Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz) fired a gun Monday for the first time since she was shot in January 2011. As odd as it might seem, she did this as she and her husband Mark Kelly set off on their "Rights and Responsibilities" bus tour pushing for stricter gun control laws.

The Washington Post Doesn't Really Believe in Oprah's Outreach to Cons

June 2nd, 2013 11:06 PM
The Washington Post offered a roundup of commencement speech wisdom on the front of Saturday’s Style section. It started with Oprah Winfrey urging the graduates of Harvard to think broadly enough to “have more face-to-face conversations with people you may disagree with.” That’s really not a principle at work inside the liberal media. CBS left that clip out in hailing Oprah's speech on…

Chris Wallace to Gabby Giffords' Husband: Background Check Didn't Prev

March 31st, 2013 2:38 PM
The gun-hating media are convinced that background checks are the panacea that will prevent mass shootings in the future. Don't include Chris Wallace amongst them for on the most recent installment of Fox News Sunday, the host told gun control activist Mark Kelly that a background check didn't prevent Jared Loughner from purchasing the weapon he shot Kelly's wife Gabrielle Giffords with in…

Fairness: Gun Control Advocates Get Five Times More Coverage on CNN's

January 31st, 2013 11:44 AM
Viewers who tuned in to Wednesday's The Situation Room were bombarded with over five times as much coverage of gun control advocates than of the lone gun rights advocate Newt Gingrich. Host Wolf Blitzer tossed plenty of softball questions to gun control advocates Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and Mark Kelly, husband of former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords (D-Ariz.), but he grilled Gingrich…

CBS Falsely Labels Handgun Used in Tucson Massacre an 'Assault Weapon

January 30th, 2013 3:46 PM
On Wednesday's CBS This Morning, Nancy Cordes falsely characterized the weapon used in the 2011 mass shooting in Tucson, Arizona. Cordes noted that former astronaut Mark Kelly, "whose wife...Gabrielle Giffords was badly injured in the Tucson shooting," would call for a ban on "assault weapons like the one that was used to wound his wife and kill six others." However, Jared Loughner, the…

NBC's Guthrie Pushes Gun Control in Interview With Husband of Gabriell

November 9th, 2012 5:14 PM
At the end of a Friday interview with Mark Kelly, former astronaut and husband of former Congresswoman Gabrille Giffords, Today co-host Savannah Guthrie made sure to bring up the favorite liberal talking point of the need for more gun control: " gave a stinging rebuke in your statement to political leaders who haven't done anything about gun control....What do you hope will change? And…