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By Rich Noyes | | January 17, 2017 | 8:55 AM EST

Millions of Americans will celebrate Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday, but the vast majority of journalists probably won’t be among them — and it’s not their scrupulous “objectivity,” or a unique aversion to Trump’s personal style, that keeps them from joining the party. Reviewing the media’s inauguration coverage since 1989 finds that incoming Republican presidents receive little of the worshipful coverage that’s accompanied the ascension of Democratic presidents. Instead, journalists measure new presidents using their standard liberal yardstick.

By Brad Wilmouth | | January 17, 2017 | 7:48 AM EST

In a pre-recorded interview which aired on Sunday's Meet the Press on NBC, host Chuck Todd actually brought up the possibility of a President Donald Trump being impeached by Congress in the near future as he discussed Democratic Rep. John Lewis's assertion that he would not view Trump as a "legitimate" President.

 

By Nicholas Fondacaro | | January 17, 2017 | 12:47 AM EST

President-elect Donald Trump was four days out from taking the oath of office and liberals were already scheming for his impeachment on MSNBC. During Monday’s Hardball, host Chris Matthews peddled in conspiracy theories of Russian “collusion” with the Trump campaign while teeing up Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Water to attack the president-elect. “Does that make Trump subject to impeachment? What do you mean by not legitimate,” Matthews demanded to know. 

By Curtis Houck | | January 16, 2017 | 10:29 PM EST

Appearing on Sunday’s edition of Fox News’s MediaBuzz, The Hill’s Joe Concha ripped into CNN’s Jim Acosta as “entitled” and “obnoxious” when he tussled on Wednesday with President-elect Trump by “grandstanding” and yelling over a dozen times at Trump.

By Nicholas Fondacaro | | January 16, 2017 | 10:17 PM EST

With the ingurgitation of President-elect Donald Trump just a few short days away, Brian Williams put together a program looking back at The Obama Years slated for late Monday night. Williams appeared on Chris Matthews’ Hardball to promote it, and the two of them took the time to gush about President Barack Obama’s time in office. “What do you think he thinks about how he fits the job, how comfortable he is, or not, with being president in this early part of the 21st century,” wondered Matthews. 

By Tom Blumer | | January 16, 2017 | 10:12 PM EST

On Friday, Georgia Congressman John Lewis, whose 5th District includes the City of Atlanta, said of Donald Trump that "I don’t see the president-elect as a legitimate president." Trump characteristically fired back with a two-part tweet firing back at Lewis. As would be expected, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution rushed to Lewis's defense. In its apparent haste to do so, a pair of journalists at the paper committed a colossal math blunder which vastly understated the city's crime rate, making the city look over 13 times safer than it really is.

By Brent Baker | | January 16, 2017 | 7:43 PM EST

New on January 16: Today show co-host Matt Lauer admitted he cried when he watched President Obama present the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Joe Biden: “I’m glad there were no cameras in my apartment yesterday because I was sitting there just weeping.”

By Kyle Drennen | | January 16, 2017 | 5:37 PM EST

In back-to-back interviews with Donald Trump spokesman Sean Spicer on Monday, CBS This Morning and NBC’s Today grilled the incoming White House press secretary over the President-elect getting into a “battle” with “civil rights icon” John Lewis after the Democratic Congressman questioned the legitimacy of the election.

By Clay Waters | | January 16, 2017 | 5:12 PM EST

As Inauguration Day draws closer, Monday’s New York Times lead story by Yamiche Alcindor all but called the president-elect a racist: “In Trump Tweets, Blacks Perceive A Callous Rival – Some To Skip Inaugural – Democrats Voice Anger After Trump Impugns a Civil Rights Icon.” She also smeared Sen. Jeff Sessions as a racist. Also on the race front, the NYT compiled a huge, amazingly gushing collection of interviews with kids whose lives were transformed simply by being in the presence of The One.

By Melissa Mullins | | January 16, 2017 | 5:01 PM EST

When we hear celebrities speaking about politics, it usually includes a lot of Republican-bashing, so when we hear an actress speak about supporting whoever is president, it's news.Actress Nicole Kidman tries to avoid talking politics, but during a recent interview with BBC News, she suggested people rally behind Trump as America’s president elect. Kidman describes herself more issue based rather pledging to one certain political party.

By Kristine Marsh | | January 16, 2017 | 4:51 PM EST

Sunday night, National Geographic Channel played a two hour special on President Obama called “The Price of Hope.” What was the “price” of “hope” exactly? Apparently Obama not getting his way 100% of the time because of those evil Tea Party Republicans in Congress,(or at least that’s how the documentary spins it.) The entire documentary sets up the President as some kind of untainted Savior who struggled to achieve his dreams for a better America because “extremist” Republicans were too partisan to be reasonable.

By Katie Yoder | | January 16, 2017 | 3:38 PM EST

The Women’s March on Washington’s message could not be clearer: “women” does not include pro-life women or women in the womb.

By Curtis Houck | | January 16, 2017 | 3:38 PM EST

On Monday afternoon, reporters stationed inside Trump Tower begged Martin Luther King III to attack President-elect Trump over tweets concerning Democratic Congressman John Lewis (Ga.) following a meeting on the day honoring King’s father, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

By Sarah Stites | | January 16, 2017 | 3:11 PM EST

If you’ve already dropped the ball on your resolution to lose weight this year, you can blame Donald Trump. (At least, according to Girls producer and Lena Dunham pal Judd Apatow.) 

By Jay Maxson | | January 16, 2017 | 2:51 PM EST

Cheating and scandal have proven unable to shake New England Patriots’ fans from their attachment to the controversial National Football League team. However, the personal off-the-field decisions of three key leaders of the team are proving too much to overlook.