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By Tim Graham | | May 20, 2017 | 11:00 PM EDT

National Review writer Jim Geraghty in his "Morning Jolt" e-mail linked to a Yahoo! column and wrote "Raise your hand if you expected John Brennan, who President Obama appointed to head the Central Intelligence Agency in 2013, to offer a qualified defense of Trump" on sharing intelligence with the Russians. Brennan wasn't completely impressed, but he was far unhappier with the leakers, and by extension the media that spread their information. His predecessor (as acting director), Mike Morell, also felt better about Trump in comparison to the leakers, who he felt should be prosecuted.

By Brent Baker | | May 20, 2017 | 8:03 PM EDT

Actor Robert De Niro delivered an outburst of anti-Trump vitriol just before the Saturday night debut on HBO of The Wizard of Lies, a movie in which he plays Bernie Madoff. He told USA Today that Madoff’s story still “resonates” thanks to President Trump and that while what Madoff “did was horrible and awful; monstrous,” Trump is worse than the Ponzi scheme criminal since he’s a “bad con artist” who every day is “doing something that is absolutely — what word can I use? He’s just a slob. He’s a pig.”

By Tim Graham | | May 20, 2017 | 7:46 PM EDT

It was a high-drama week of big, anonymously-sourced anti-Trump scoops, and taxpayer-funded National Public Radio was ready to built momentum for impeachment. Its "Week in Review" panelists presented Trump as a crappy criminal, his team a "crew of vipers," and the American people by a "vast majority" wanting to end Trump's days in the White House. All this unanimity about Trump's extreme awfulness came on Friday's All Things Considered [Fakest Title Ever]. 

By Brad Wilmouth | | May 20, 2017 | 7:03 PM EDT

On Friday's Real Time show on HBO, liberal host Bill Maher took his latest opportunity to joke about the death of a prominent conservative as he recalled the passing of Fox News founder Roger Ailes. After some audience members immediately cheered and applauded the news, Maher went on to call it "comeuppance" and mocked the idea that one is not supposed to speak ill of those  who have just died as he accused Ailes of "making old white Americans more frightened and more ill-informed."

By Jeffrey Lord | | May 20, 2017 | 4:00 PM EDT

Eight years ago, in what - quite unsuspectingly - would turn out to be the first of countless CNN appearances for me —  I was invited by Lou Dobbs, then a 30-year CNN mainstay, to appear on his  CNN evening show. Lou was under attack from the Left for his opposition to illegal immigration, and I had written a series of columns exposing the group attacking both Lou and others, including Rush Limbaugh, Bill O’Reilly and Glenn Beck - and his First Amendment rights. 

By Scott Whitlock | | May 20, 2017 | 3:05 PM EDT

Variety reported on Friday that the conservative sitcom Last Man Standing might still have a pulse. ABC cancelled it this week, despite strong ratings and a loyal fan base. However, Variety explained, “Studio 20th Century Fox Television is looking for a new home for canceled Tim Allen comedy Last Man Standing.” 

By Tom Blumer | | May 20, 2017 | 2:38 PM EDT

Time Magazine's May 29 cover features a purported parody of the U.S. White House turning red and well towards being transformed into what the illustrator believes is "the Kremlin." This is supposed to show just how creative and conscientious these folks are. What it really shows is the opposite.

By Dan Gainor | | May 20, 2017 | 2:05 PM EDT

I’ve been getting a lot of “notoriety” for commenting about the extreme left and how it’s seized control from average, everyday nutty libs. Typically, this arrives in the form of hate mail.

Most times when you mock the left, paid liberal trolls attack you on Twitter. If your barbs hit close to home, then the number of places the alt-left attacks you increases. My recent record is five. My original piece on the alt-left for Foxnews.com generated hate messages in: email, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. I even got angry phone calls.

By Bobby Schindler | | May 20, 2017 | 1:20 PM EDT

For-profit health insurance and government medical care mean one thing for patients: what
was once ‘basic and ordinary’ is increasingly regulated, rationed, and often denied to those who
need it most.

By Christian Toto | | May 20, 2017 | 12:15 PM EDT

A new special promises to bridge the partisan divide on the national gun debate ... but so far it sounds like more of the same. Comedy Central routinely takes a pro-gun control position through its comedic programming. Consider The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and Inside Amy Schumer as Exhibits A & B. You may want to add Jordan Klepper’s upcoming special to that list.

By Tom Johnson | | May 20, 2017 | 10:59 AM EDT

The Nation’s Eric Alterman doesn’t mind that a few weeks ago, The New York Times added another conservative op-ed columnist. He just wishes it hadn’t been the “awful” Bret Stephens, who used to write for “the rubes who believe what they read in Rupert Murdoch’s Wall Street Journal” but now is tasked with impressing the “smarter and more sophisticated” readership of the Times.

By Tim Graham | | May 20, 2017 | 9:20 AM EDT

This week, the Media Research Center posted a study of one CNN day showing that the network is obsessed with President Trump and that the overwhelming majority of CNN’s experts opining on Trump are highly negative. CNN’s rare allowance of pro-Trump voices often come from commentators they pay to defend Trump. So why insult them when that’s what you pay them to do?

On his primetime show Friday night, Anderson Cooper interrupted one of Jeffrey Lord's defenses of Trump night by saying "if he took a dump on his desk, you would defend it." Lord laughed and just kept making his point. Earth to Cooper: You’re paying him to defend Trump.

By Clay Waters | | May 20, 2017 | 8:51 AM EDT

The front page of Friday’s New York Times featured a graceless goodbye to former Fox News chairman and chief executive Roger Ailes (and an insult to Fox News viewers): “A Fighter Who Turned Rage Into a News Empire” by Clyde Haberman. Even upon his passing, the Times maintained its hostility toward a man who found a wide and instantly receptive audience who latched on to a point of view clearly absent from the mainstream media’s liberal universe.

By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham | | May 20, 2017 | 7:36 AM EDT

In January, new ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey told a Television Critics Association session in Hollywood that she wanted to retool ABC programming to include more shows for Trump-voting segments of the population: men, rural America and working-class families. “If we’re talking about diversity and inclusion, I want to make sure we’re inclusive of everyone,” she declared.

In May, she broke that campaign promise like a politician, canceling the Tim Allen sitcom “Last Man Standing,” a show appealing directly to that Trump electorate.

By Curtis Houck | | May 20, 2017 | 12:24 AM EDT

On Friday night, the CBS Evening News found itself divorced from the full picture of the day’s news, ignoring disgraced former Democratic Congressman Anthony Weiner (N.Y.) pleading guilty to a federal obscenity charge and will register as a sex offender for sexting with an underage girl.