On CNN, Leftist State Senator Attacks 'Racist,' 'Jim Crow' Police Rep.
March 12th, 2015 6:02 PM
On Thursday's New Day on CNN, left-wing Missouri State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal wildly accused fellow guest Jeff Roorda of the St. Louis Police Officer Association of being a racist. Chapelle-Nadal asserted that she, as well as the far-left protesters she supports, were "trying to...ensure that racism does not continue by people like you." Roorda replied, "Are you calling me a racist,…
Surprise: CNN Reports 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' is Based on Falsehood
March 6th, 2015 11:31 PM
On Friday, CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 surprisingly spotlighted that the "hands up, don't shoot" narrative and chant forwarded by many left-wing supporters of Michael Brown's family is grounded in falsehoods. Correspondent Sara Sidner cited a recent Justice Department report that underlined that the mantra is "inconsistent with the physical and forensic evidence" and that "witnesses have…
Cuomo Promises CNN Will Help 'Shame' Congress Into Acting on Education
January 14th, 2015 5:40 PM
During Wednesday's edition of the Cable News Network's New Day morning program, co-host Chris Cuomo took the unusual step of vowing to help Arne Duncan, secretary of education in president Barack Obama's administration, to “go on a shame campaign with Congress to get them to act” on an issue dealing with education.
Cuomo made the remark during an exchange regarding the White House proposal to…
At LA Times, Pearce Joins Parade of Brown-Wilson Evidence Distorters
January 4th, 2015 11:59 PM
In the final three paragraphs of a "Year in Review" item at the Los Angeles Times on December 31 (HT Patterico), reporter Matt Pearce joined the long list of journalists who have failed to properly characterize the evidence in Michael Brown's death in Ferguson, Missouri in August.
You had to know that distortions were coming based on the rest of the article content which preceded it. The most…
Media Embarrassment: Lionized Ferguson Protester Confesses to Crimes
December 28th, 2014 9:52 AM
In St. Louis County, police have arrested 19 year-old Joshua Williams and charged him (HT Gateway Pundit) with committing "1st degree arson, 2nd degree burglary and misdemeanor theft" at the QuikTrip convenience store in Berkeley, Missouri on Christmas Eve. Williams "has confessed to the crimes."
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch gets today's prize for most absurd headline, as seen after the jump (…
Ferguson Protesters Dominate CBS's 'Young Adults' Panel on Race
December 12th, 2014 8:56 PM
CBS Evening News's liberal bias was blatant on Friday, as their "young adults" panel discussing the issue of "the excessive use of force by police – especially against minorities" was made up entirely of people who have participated in the protests decrying the grand jury decisions in the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases. Correspondent Elaine Quijano asked, "How many of you have been involved…
CBS, NBC Tout Staffers' 'Powerful' Protest; Omit 'False Narrative'
December 12th, 2014 5:41 PM
Friday's CBS This Morning and NBC's Today both spotlighted the walk-out protest on Thursday of a group of congressional staffers, who gave the "hands up, don't shoot" gesture of the groups protesting the grand jury's decision in the Michael Brown case. NBC's Tamron Hall trumpeted the "powerful statement without words" on the steps of the U.S. Capitol. CBS's Jeff Glor noted that the participants "…
St. Louis Journo: Dorian Johnson 'Rose to Fame' in Michael Brown Saga
December 10th, 2014 11:41 PM
St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Nick Pistor has quite an odd take on Dorian Johnson, the closest eyewitness to the killing of Michael Brown by Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson in early August.
The occasion enabling Pistor to publicly purvey his perception was news on Monday that Johnson had taken a job with the City of St. Louis. Before getting to those details, let's look at…
Former RNC Chair: 'A Black Man's Life Is Not Worth a Ham Sandwich'
December 4th, 2014 8:24 PM
With the past weeks' lack of grand jury indictments regarding police officers who killed African-Americans in Ferguson, Mo., and New York City, it was only a matter of time before someone dredged up the old cliché that “a good prosecutor could indict a ham sandwich.”
It finally happened during the Thursday edition of MSNBC's Now with Alex Wagner, when Michael Steele, a black former chairman of…
CBS and NBC Skip Police Investigating Comments By Brown's Stepfather
December 2nd, 2014 9:48 PM
Major broadcast networks CBS and NBC failed to cover the news that police in Missouri are looking into inflammatory comments made by Michael Brown’s stepfather in the aftermath of a grand jury’s announcement on November 24 that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will not be charged in connection to Brown’s death. Following the announcement of the decision, Louis Head stood surrounded by his…
Poll: Ferguson Grand Jury Decision More Popular Than President Obama
December 2nd, 2014 7:48 PM
Now that the tumult over the decision by the grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri, not to indict police officer Darren Wilson for the death of black 18-year-old Michael Brown has begun to subside, the Washington Post and ABC News commissioned a poll to determine what people across the country think about the choice, and the survey resulted in some surprising numbers.
By a margin of 48 to 45 percent…
CNN's Lemon Wonders If 'Hands Up, Don't Shoot' is A 'False Narrative'
December 2nd, 2014 5:39 PM
On Monday's CNN Tonight, Don Lemon refreshingly pointed out a problematic component of the Ferguson protests. Former police officer David Klinger pointed out that "all the forensic evidence indicates that it wasn't [Michael] Brown with his hands up standing still. All the evidence indicates that he was coming back at Officer Wilson." Lemon replied to his guest by wondering, "So the question is,…
Farrakhan Praises Ferguson Violence & ‘Law of Retaliation’; Nets Omit
December 2nd, 2014 12:33 AM
During a speech in Baltimore on Saturday, Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan justified the violence that took place in Ferguson, Missouri in the aftermath of the grand jury decision and called on African-Americans to “die for something” and “tear this goddamn country up” as peaceful protests only benefit “white folks.” Since Farrakhan’s remarks at Morgan State University became public, the…
Scarborough Says Cop Would Shoot Him If He Behaved Like Michael Brown
November 26th, 2014 7:10 PM
During Wednesday's edition of MSNBC's Morning Joe program, Joe Scarborough asserted that if he behaved like 18-year-old Michael Brown did during the August 9 incident in Ferguson, Mo., a police officer would have reacted the same way Darren Wilson did even though the co-host is “a white guy.”
“There are two criminal justice systems in America,” Scarborough claimed at the start of the segment. “…