[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.
On the Thursday, December 1 episode of Netflix’s Chelsea, which debuted the day after President-elect Donald Trump fulfilled a campaign promise the save jobs at Carrier, and the very day he made a triumphant appearance at the Carrier plant in Indiana to celebrate with the employees, actress Sally Field declared of Trump: “There is no evidence that he can do one single thing that he says he’s going to do, not one single thing.”
[See NewsBusters for more.] NBC’s Nightly News on Sunday offered gushing coverage of Fidel Castro’s funeral, mourning the “tears of sorrow and cries of patriotism.” Reporter Morgan Radford referred to Castro as a man with a “complicated legacy.” Yet, she never explained what that meant or noted the dictator’s decades of oppression and violence.
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On Monday, the networks continued their freak-out over President-elect Donald Trump accepting a congratulatory phone call from the president of Taiwan. The CBS, NBC, and ABC morning shows all fretted over the “diplomatic firestorm” sparked by the “controversial” move.
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.