News broke Wednesday that President-Elect Donald Trump had selected Oklahoma Attorney General, and active opponent to the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt to lead that very same organization. Word of Trump’s latest pick sent liberal environmental groups into a panic along with networks CBS and NBC. “The president-elect filled more administration posts today, putting a global warming sceptic in charge of protecting the environment,” announced anchor Scott Pelley on CBS Evening News.
[See NewsBusters for more.] The Media Research Center’s Tim Graham appeared on the Fox Business Channel, Wednesday, to slam outlets like the Washington Post and the New York Times for “doubling down on their biases.” After the Bell’s Melissa Francis wondered if the relentless attacks from these liberal newspapers was “working.” The MRC director of media analysis retorte
CNN political commentator, Van Jones hosted a special town hall event titled The Messy Truth Tuesday night, to talk about how “both parties kind of suck.” During the forum he admitted that there was an elitist vein running through the Democratic Party, and that many rust belt voters supported Donald Trump because their harsh economic reality. But the constructive conversation turned dark at the end of the program when radical progressive Michael Moore begged congressional Democrats to obstruct Republicans at every turn.
Despite recent revelations that the Pentagon may have been hiding $125 billion in wasteful spending, the Big Three networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) all knocked President-Elect Donald Trump Tuesday for tweeting his disapproval of the $4 billion price tag of two new presidential aircraft.
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On Tuesday, both NBC’s Today and CBS This Morning were eager to promote congressional Democrats attacking Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Dr. Ben Carson, noting the liberal lawmakers “slamming his lack of experience.”
[See NewsBusters for more.] According to Brent Bozell, liberal journalists are “being neutered” by Donald Trump as he goes around them and talks directly to Americans. Appearing on Varney and Co., the MRC president discussed Trump’s use of Twitter. Bozell concluded, “I see CNN and others growing as well because of their opposition to Trump. However, I see them being neutralized.
[See NewsBusters for more.] CBS This Morning’s Gayle King on Tuesday labeled Donald Trump a “climate change denier,” using the loaded term in a story on Al Gore visiting with the President-elect. All three networks promoted the global warming activist’s meeting, but it was co-host King who lectured, “President-elect Trump is on the record as a climate change denier.
The liberal media was still up in arms Monday over President-Elect Donald Trump accepting a congratulatory phone call from the president of the island nation of Taiwan.