CNN Rushes to Invoke Gun Control, Obama in Lafayette Shooting Coverage

July 24th, 2015 12:19 AM
It took only 12 minutes into their live coverage on Thursday night of the deadly movie theater shooting in Lafayette, Louisiana before CNN Tonight invoked gun control and President Obama with panelists lamenting the lack of “sufficient common sense” on guns, the need for a “more realistic in a interpretation of the Second Amendment” and that the issue will go down in history as President Obama’s…

CNN's Costello Bemoans 'Bizarre' Focus on 'Text Rage' Instead of Conce

January 15th, 2014 2:52 PM
Carol Costello hinted at her liberal slant on the gun issue on Wednesday's CNN Newsroom as she discussed the recent movie theater shooting in Florida. Costello lamented the "bizarre conversation now taking place in America: instead of talking about whether loaded guns ought to be allowed in movie theaters, many people are talking about 'text rage.'" An on-screen graphic during the segment…

Blogger Mychal Denzel Smith Equates Zimmerman Defense with Justifying

July 19th, 2013 3:00 PM
MSNBC's Steve Kornacki took to the air on Sunday morning's edition of Up with a panel comprised exclusively of liberal African Americanshe panel, which was composed of exclusively African-American liberals, all in agreement regarding their disdain for the not-guilty verdict reached in the Zimmerman trial on Saturday. [Link to the audio here] But Mychal Denzel Smith of The Nation took his…

Nancy Grace Claims George Zimmerman Back to ‘Driving Through Taco Be

July 16th, 2013 9:53 PM
Just when it seemed that the racial tensions couldn't get any worse after George Zimmerman's “not guilty” verdict regarding the charge of the second-degree murder of black teenager Trayvon Martin, along comes Nancy Grace, the host of a weeknight news/interview program on the HLN cable news network, who did her best to fan the flames even higher. Responding to lead defense attorney Mark O'…

Mark O’Mara: Before I Knew Him, I Thought George Zimmerman Was Racis

July 14th, 2013 5:02 PM

Thanks to the media’s habit of showing beatific, outdated photos of Trayvon Martin, many Americans who only casually followed the trial of George Zimmerman incorrectly believed Martin to have been younger than he actually was at the time of his death. In a Friday interview, Zimmerman’s lead defense attorney, Mark O’Mara admitted that he was one of them. Speaking with CNN correspondent Martin…

Zimmerman Attorney: 'My Client Will Never Be Safe' If Acquitted

July 9th, 2013 9:48 AM
George Zimmerman's attorney said something Monday that is a truly sad statement about our society and the current state of America's media. Appearing on CNN's Piers Morgan Live, Mark O'Mara said that if Zimmerman is acquitted of all charges, "He'll never be safe" (video follows with transcript and commentary):