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By Tom Blumer | | November 17, 2016 | 1:27 PM EST

The latest media meme on President-Elect Donald Trump is that his presidential transition effort is in "chaos," "total disarray," etc. Establishment press outlets from the supposedly chastened (but not really) New York Times, to the Associated Press, to the fever swamps at the Huffington Post, are relentlessly playing that tune. As Bret Baier at Fox News noted on Special Report Wednesday night, this hysterical overreaction has no historical basis. In fact, no party-changing presidential transition in the past 50 years has seen a single appointment take place during the first two weeks after the incoming administration's electoral victory.

By Scott Whitlock | | November 17, 2016 | 12:10 PM EST

Jon Stewart may have surprised people on Thursday as he called out fellow liberals and demanded they stop trashing all Trump voters as a bunch of bigots. CBS This Morning co-host Charlie Rose apparently expected the ex-Daily Show host to blast the new president-elect. Rose wondered if Stewart’s reaction to Trump is “fear.” 

By Kyle Drennen | | November 17, 2016 | 11:00 AM EST

Appearing on Thursday’s NBC Today, nationally syndicated radio host and potential new White House press secretary Laura Ingraham hit back at co-host Matt Lauer for suggesting that the Trump administration would have “fence-mending” to do with the media after the President-Elect “spent the last year and a half basically calling members of the press and the media crooked, corrupt, dishonest.”

By Callista Ring | | November 17, 2016 | 10:01 AM EST

The reign of Duck Dynasty is over. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the A&E reality TV show about the Louisiana duck-hunting family will end its last season on April 12, after 5 years and 130 episodes. 

By Julia A. Seymour | | November 17, 2016 | 9:20 AM EST

Peaceful protest is a protected right in America. Trespassing on private property, tire slashing, damaging equipment, arson, Molotov cocktail-throwing and shooting at police are not acts of protest. They are crimes. Even eco-terrorism. Yet, the network news media sympathetically covered the “activists,” “protesters” and “demonstrators” in North Dakota opposing completion of the Dakota Access oil Pipeline (DAPL) — even as they grew violent.

By Matt Philbin | | November 17, 2016 | 9:06 AM EST

Oh, Washington Post, you’ve gotta stop moving the goal posts of parody. On Thursday, the Post ran something titled “'Do not say mean things’: Kids are writing to Donald Trump, asking him to be a kind president.” Writer Amy Wang spent nearly 1,100 words accompanied by many, many pictures of colorful handwritten letters from kids imploring President-elect Trump to “be kind to all people.”

By Tim Graham | | November 17, 2016 | 7:17 AM EST

MRC president Brent Bozell suggested to me that Sean Hannity and his staff assembled a great package on Monday night's show going back to 2011 showing all the liberals -- mostly comedians, but also a few journalists like George Stephanopoulos and Maggie Haberman -- laughing uproariously at the idea of a President Trump. Such an idea was so impossible it was hilarious. And they begged him to "Do it!"

By Alexa Moutevelis Coombs | | November 17, 2016 | 4:14 AM EST

South Park goes full Trump in Wednesday night’s episode “Members Only.” Newly minted Presidential Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and Chief Strategist Steve Bannon are there to oversee Mr. Garrison completing the “transition” into Donald Trump – he now has Trump’s hair and facial expressions. I'm not even sure whether to refer to him as Mr. Garrison or Trump at this point.

By Nicholas Fondacaro | | November 17, 2016 | 12:49 AM EST

Sparks were flying Wednesday on CNN Tonight, as The Hollywood Reporter’s Michael Wolff shot down the liberal media’s obsession with President-Elect Donald Trump’s press-less dinner at the 21 Club. “All the press has talked about this for the last 24 hours,” he exclaimed to a fuming Brian Stelter, “We have to stop talking about ourselves. It's not about us.” Wolff went on to warn Stelter and the rest of the CNN panel that that mentality is how the election result snuck up on them. 

By Justin Ashford | | November 17, 2016 | 12:43 AM EST

NBC’s Blindspot aired its mid-season fall finale “Why Let Cooler Pasture Deform” and finally revealed the motivations behind the American terrorist group Sandstorm: drone attacks in the war in Afghanistan.

By Nicholas Fondacaro | | November 16, 2016 | 9:45 PM EST

The liberal media was up in arms Wednesday over President-Elect Donald Trump having the nerve to want a relatively quiet dinner with his family away from the press. Bloomberg’s John Heilemann decried the president-elect on With All Due Respect, calling the dinner, “a major brake in protocol and one the White House Correspondents Association called, quote, ‘unacceptable.’” When discussing why the press needed to know the whereabouts of the president Heilemann and his co-host Mark Haplerin were fixated on presidential assassinations. 

By Jack Coleman | | November 16, 2016 | 8:36 PM EST

Latest contender for world's thinnest book -- The Clinton Campaign Songbook. There's only one song and her followers know it by heart, yet they never tire of singing it.

Lending her voice today to that ongoing choir was top Clinton spokeswoman/MSNBC commentator Karen Finney appearing CNN's At This Hour with John Berman and Kate Bolduan.

By Curtis Houck | | November 16, 2016 | 8:18 PM EST

At the top of his eponymous syndicated talk radio program on Wednesday, conservative icon Rush Limbaugh was at his best in demolishing the media’s insistence that President-elect Doanld Trump’s transition team is collapsing when it’s really “the media” (including “little Brian Stelter”), ObamaCare, and the Clinton empire that are all “imploding.” 

By NB Staff | | November 16, 2016 | 5:58 PM EST

The Media Research Center’s Tim Graham called out the hypocritical media for trashing Donald Trump’s presidential transition, reminding everyone that they had a different take for Barack Obama. Appearing on Fox Business’s Risk and Reward, the director of media analysis for the MRC mocked hyperventilating at MSNBC over Trump going to dinner and not taking along journalists: “NBC News has a transparency problem! They had an anchorman who lied about a lot of stuff. They had an internal investigation, to which we had how much transparency? None.”

By Tom Johnson | | November 16, 2016 | 5:54 PM EST

In a Tuesday post, Esquire blogger Pierce complained that Ronald Reagan’s anti-government rhetoric discouraged many from voting, thereby benefiting Republicans, but Donald Trump’s anti-government rhetoric encouraged many to vote, thereby benefiting Republicans. Pierce noted that Reagan, in his first inaugural address, declared “that government was not a solution to the problem, that government was the problem.” The government-bashing, Pierce charged, was meant “not just to convert voters to conservative policies that were otherwise unpopular, it also was [meant] to frustrate people into apathy and non-participation.”