[See NewsBusters for more.] Unlike the apparently civil Democrats, the Republican primary in South Carolina is a historically “nasty” affair “going back to Richard Nixon.” That’s according to MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell on Thursday.
[See NewsBusters for more.] Offering a window into just how journalists view their power, MSNBC’s Gabe Gutierrez on Thursday suggested that reporters may “punish” Marco Rubio for not admitting, quickly enough, to a bad debate performance.
VIVIANA AVILA, UNIVISION CORRESPONDENT: The bill's sponsor, Republican John Spiros, says the status of a person would only be looked into if they are arrested for a crime.
HON. JOHN SPIROS (R-WI): It is not an anti-immigration bill.
VIVIANA AVILA, UNIVISION CORRESPONDENT: It's not an anti-immigration bill. It's a bill to protect all residents, says the legislator.
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As part of his post-New Hampshire analysis on Thursday’s Nightly Show, Comedy Central personality Larry Wilmore used a clip of Senator Marco Rubio telling supporters he failed them in Saturday’s ABC debate to also mock it as an admission that he had erectile dysfunction.
ERIKA ANDIOLA, HISPANIC PRESS SECRETARY, BERNIE 2016: Arriving to the presidency, he's not only going to focus on immigration reform in Congress. He's going to focus on stopping deportations, stopping the raids.
Read more at NewsBusters | With New Hampshire in the dust and the 2016 presidential campaign moving southward to the Palmetto State, MSNBC's Chris Matthews tonight sought to paint conservative Republican Senator Ted Cruz as a latter-day Richard Nixon ginning up a bag full of "dirty tricks" for the February 20 South Carolina contest.
Read more at NewsBusters | Appearing on the February 10 edition of Fox Business Network's Risk & Reward, Media Research Center founder and president Brent Bozell blasted the lefty New York Daily News tabloid for insulting Republican primary voters – particularly blasting New Hampshire Republicans in light of Donald Trump's victory there yesterday – and otherwise engaging in "character assassination" of conservatives.