Nets Fretted Over ‘Staunch Conservative’ Picks, Skimp on Lib Labels
Joe Biden on February 25 nominated Ketanji Brown Jackson to fill the vacancy of Justice Stephen Breyer. When it comes to ideological labels for Supreme Court nominees, the networks have one rule: Republican nominees are “staunch,” worrisome conservatives. Democratic picks are rarely labeled as extreme liberals.
FLASHBACK: Joy Reid Fawns Over ‘Wonderful’ College Pal Ketanji Jackson
On Friday morning, media reports said President Biden would nominate D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to replace Stephen Breyer on the U.S. Supreme Court. Brown — who previously defended a Guantanamo Bay detainee — has received plenty of support from the left in the past year. Most notably, endorsement came from MSNBC’s The ReidOut host Joy Reid, who’s called…
FLASHBACK: Last Court Vacancy, Media Melted Down Over ‘Catastrophe’
Liberal Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer retired on Wednesday, prompting absurd responses from journalists such as Andrea Mitchell. She bizarrely described Breyer as “conservative or moderate…
STUDY: Lying Nets Spin Retiring Breyer as a ‘Pragmatic’ ‘Centrist'
When Joe Biden announces his new Supreme Court nominee in February, you can probably be sure of one thing: Media outlets will call this person a “moderate.” The network newscasts are pushing that same (false) talking point on Stephen Breyer after he announced his retirement from the Court.
ABC's Terry Moran Hails 'Pragmatic Liberal' Breyer's 'Moderate Tone'
During ABC's Wednesday breaking news coverage that Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer plans to retire, senior national correspondent Terry Moran reacted to the news by hailing Breyer's "moderate tone" and downplaying his liberal ideology and portraying him as a "pragmatic liberal." Moran argued that Breyer relied more on political rather than legal arguments in his opinions.
ABC/CBS Drool Over News Biden Will Make His 1st SCOTUS Appointment
With the news Wednesday that Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer will be retiring at the end of the current court term, the liberal evening news broadcasts were clearly excited by the news that President Joe Biden will have the opportunity to nominate someone to the high court. While hyperventilating over the news that Biden is expected to nominate an African American woman to the bench, the…
CNN Analyst: I’ll Be ‘Overjoyed,’ ‘Thrilled’ By Biden SCOTUS Pick
Less than an hour after media reports leaked out Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer’s retirement, far-left CNN legal analyst Laura Coates said she’s going to be “overjoyed and thrilled to know that somebody who looks like me” and shares her “lived experience” could end up on the Supreme Court if President Biden fulfills a campaign promise to pick a Black woman.
‘Political Elixir’: Gleeful Todd Sees Biden ‘Reset’ as Breyer Retires
Shortly after the news leaked of liberal Justice Stephen Breyer planning to retire from the Supreme Court, MSNBC’s MTP Daily host Chuck Todd was thrilled by the development and hoped a SCOTUS pick would magically wipe away all of President Biden’s disastrous failures. Todd repeatedly predicted a “reset” for the White House and even hailed the news as a “political elixir” for a…
CNN Touts Far-Left for Breyer Retirement, Boon AND Bust in Midterms
Following the breaking news that Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is set to retire at the end of the session, Wednesday afternoon’s CNN Newsroom seemed to credit “persistent” and “relentless” “progressive pressure” for his decision. The network also couldn’t decide if a nomination process would be a boon or a bust for the Democratic Party’s already abysmal chances in the 2022…
BREAKING: MSNBC Bizarrely Pretends Retiring Breyer Is ‘Conservative’
Talk about detached from reality. MSNBC on Wednesday responded to the breaking news that far-left Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer is retiring by pretending that he was a “conservative or moderate” or “pragmatic” at times.
CNN Still Fretting GOP Will Stop Biden from Appointing Liberal Justice
Over the past couple of days, CNN anchors have again been showing worry that Senate Republicans will thwart President Joe Biden from appointing a liberal Supreme Court justice to replace Stephen Breyer as the network hyped discussions with Republicans who predicted that a hypothetical Republican-controlled Senate would block a Biden court nominee.
Colbert Argues to Breyer: ‘Right-Wing’ SCOTUS Justices Illegitimate
While talking to liberal Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer on CBS’s Late Show Tuesday night, leftist host Stephen Colbert argued that “right-wing” members of the Supreme Court weren’t really legitimate because they “were appointed by presidents who did not have a majority of the vote when they were elected.” In addition, Colbert ranted against pro-life legislation in Texas and…
ABC Badgers Breyer: Isn't SCOTUS Acting 'Politically' In Recent Years?
ABC’s George Stephanopoulos badgered Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer on Tuesday's Good Morning America, over whether or not the highest court in the land had become political. The liberal justice was on the program promoting his new book, which argued justices follow “the rule of law” not political parties’ demands. But Stephanopoulos didn’t believe it, and grilled him on…
Avlon Slams Justice Breyer's Rationale For Not Resigning as 'Reckless'
CNN's resident "reality checker" John Avlon joined CNN Newsroom on Wednesday to say that whether or not liberal Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer retires is a choice for him to make, but that he is still being reckless for not considering politics in that decision.