CNN’s Brian Stelter took his anti-Donald Trump bias to new heights Sunday during his show “Reliable Souses,” where he argued that the media had to start referring to the president-elect as an authoritarian. “I talk to international correspondents who say to you, ‘This is exactly what authoritarians do. This is what strongmen do.
Vice President-Elect Mike Pence appeared on NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday to discuss Donald Trump’s fast approaching presidency. What he got, at one point, was moderator Chuck Todd grilling him on why Trump couldn’t save some 700 jobs Carrier still sent to Mexico. “You gave a tax break -- some people could say you gave a tax break to Carrier so that they would only send 700 jobs overseas,” he told Pence.
President-Elect Donald Trump’s latest batch of cabinet nominations is drawing fire from liberal media elites with smears like “The wealthiest cabinet in history.” But the frustration over the nominees’ financial success is made humorous when it’s other super wealthy people throwing the fit, such as Al Sharpton during MSNBC’s PoliticsNation on Sunday.
From the 2 December 2016 edition of CNN Newsroom
[See NewsBusters for more.] Brent Bozell on Friday mocked the liberal media, saying journalists would have fainted if Barack Obama had saved the Carrier jobs that Donald Trump preserved. Appearing on Fox News, the MRC President also pointed out the hypocrisy of reporters who ignore the current Commander in Chief's remark that the positions would never be saved.
[See NewsBusters for more.] The Media Research Center’s Rich Noyes appeared on the Fox Business Network, Friday, to blast a journalistic double standard on Donald Trump’s “wealthy” cabinet. Responding to the Washington Post's whining about net worth, the MRC research director highlighted, “President-elect Trump is picking people with actual success. They're not wealthy by chance.
[See NewsBusters for more.] CBS This Morning on Friday promoted a push by members of the Rockefeller family and others to attack ExxonMobil over climate change. Left out of the report? Any mention of the partisan Democrat and liberal ties to the effort. Regarding claims that the company underplayed the threat of global warming, reporter Don Dahler talked to David Kaiser, the grandson of David Rockefeller.
More in the cross-post on the MRC's NewsBusters blog.
Reporting on the contentious exchange between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton’s campaign aides at a Harvard University forum, on Friday’s NBC Today, correspondent Andrea Mitchell touted the defeated Democratic nominee’s team whining about media coverage of the presidential race.
“A declared socialist, he dramatically improved health care and literacy....He never tolerated free elections or dissent but gave his people better health care and education. Still his real legacy may be holding power for nearly half-a-century. Longer than any other modern leader....I think he will be revered as someone who brought education and social services and medical care to all of his people.”
— Correspondent Andrea Mitchell during MSNBC live coverage of Castro’s death in the morning of November 26, 2016.
In yet another discussion on the role of the media is the 2016 election, the liberal commen