Most of you guys probably have a favorite candidate or two for the caucus tonight, and so an open thread is probably bound to get rather heated as folks debate the merits of their respective choices. So in our attempt to unite everyone around a common foe, here's a topic starter: What's with Joe Scarborough wearing skinny jeans on air this afternoon?
On Wednesday, Media Research Center president Brent Bozell hammered Donald Trump during an appearance on Fox Business Network's Varney & Co. Host Stuart Varney asked for his guest's reaction to Trump's decision to not appear at the next Republican presidential debate on sister network, Fox News Channel. Bozell replied, "I don't believe Trump is a conservative...he's also a petulant brat. This is insulting to Fox. It's insulting to Megyn Kelly. Frankly, I think Fox, also, with all due respect, is slightly responsible, because I think it's catered to this man."
"Bernie Sanders is leading Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire… setting the stage for an epic battle between the aging socialist and Bernie Sanders." – NewsBusted's Jodi Miller.
MRC Research Director Rich Noyes appeared on Fox and Friends, Thursday, to decry journalists who aggressively defend the First Amendment, but support restrictions on the Second Amendment. Noyes and co-host Steve Doocy discussed legislation introduced by a South Carolina State Representative that would create a registry so only “responsible” journalists could report the news.
"There were three winning tickets for the $1.6-billion Powerball jackpot last week. The odds of winning were 1 in 292 million, which are about the same odds of hearing Hillary Clinton tell the truth.... NBC hosted the fourth Democratic debate last Sunday night. Fact checkers say they're still cataloging all of Hillary's lies." – NewsBusted's Jodi Miller.
A new coalition called The Alliance for Fair Coverage of Life Issues launched its #CoverTheMarch campaign today demanding the media cover this year’s March for Life and cover it fairly. The annual event held in Washington, D.C. draws hundreds of thousands of peaceful participants from all over the country. This year’s March for Life marks the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion on demand.
The Alliance, a coalition of 17 pro-life organizations and two members of Congress along with the Media Research Center, formed in response to the consistently poor coverage media outlets have given to important, newsworthy life issues.
Open thread for the January 14 GOP presidential debate.
I know this is just going to leave you grief-stricken, so do try to soldier through the day, but, well, Al Jazeera America is closing its doors come April.
Consider this your special Open Thread for State of the Union night. To kick things off, here's a funny tweet by @GayPatriot.
"A new poll shows that Hillary Clinton’s so-called ‘charm offensive’ is getting mixed results. For instance, most Americans DON’T think Hillary is charming, however they DO find her offensive." -- NewsBusted's Jodi Miller.
"President Obama is back from his Hawaiian vacation. And he’s getting right back to work on his top priority for 2016: planning his next vacation.President Obama really enjoyed his two-week vacation in Hawaii. And Bernie Sanders just announced that if he’s elected president, every American will get a free two-week vacation in Hawaii." – NewsBusted anchor Jodi Miller.
Media Research Center President Brent Bozell on Wednesday slammed the media’s seemingly “universal” push for gun control. Appearing on Varney and Company, he explained, “There are three issues, Stuart, where the media... won't brook dissension. Gay rights, global warming, and gun control.”
Appearing on Wednesday’s edition of The Kelly File, MRC President Brent Bozell and Fox News contributor Judith Miller made the case to fill-in host Sandra Smith that Donald Trump’s recent pledge to begin airing millions of dollars in television ads is not exactly necessary given the fact that the liberal media have been giving Trump a lion’s share of their 2016 election coverage.
"According to a new report, welfare recipients in Maine are using their benefits to purchase alcohol, cigarettes, and lottery tickets. OR, as Democrats call it: the safety net." – NewsBusted's Jodi Miller.
MRC president Brent Bozell appeared Tuesday morning on the Fox Business program Varney & Co. to discuss the media feigning shock that Donald Trump would dare question Bill Clinton's record on sexism and "alleged sexual misconduct." They insist it was all "just sex, sex, sex. In fact, Bill Clinton was impeached for perjury, and he lost his license to practice law in the state of Arkansas."
The MRC’s Tim Graham joined Newsmax TV on Tuesday night with host Steve Malzberg to elaborate on the MRC’s Notable Quotables Worst of the Worst 2015 winners, including overall winner Melissa Harris-Perry of MSNBC declaring on October 25 that the term “hard worker” has racist connotations.
Making his television debut on the December 18 edition of One American News Network’s Tipping Point, NewsBusters managing editor Ken Shepherd promoted the 2015 winners of the Notable Quotable’s Worst of the Worst and the overall winner of MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry scolding guest Alfonso Aguilar on October 25 for using the term “hard worker” because it’s racist.
As we all know from Seinfeld, December 23 is the date in which a thoroughly frustrated Frank Costanza invented Festivus, a bare-bones non-commercial holiday "for the rest of us." One of the Festivus festivities is the Airing of Grievances, so have at it people.
"President Obama said he underestimated America’s anxiety over terrorism because he didn’t watch enough cable news. His comment came as a MAJOR disappointment -- to all of his lackeys at MSNBC." -- NewsBusted anchor Jodi Miller
The Media Research Center’s Director of Media Analysis Tim Graham made his latest appearance on the Fox News Channel (FNC) program The O’Reilly Factor Tuesday night for what was quite the lively segment with fill-in host Eric Bolling and ETWN correspondent Lauren Ashburn as Graham and Bolling spared with Ashburn over the media’s obsession with Donald Trump and double standard when it comes to exposing lies by Hillary Clinton.