Minutes before Wednesday’s House Judiciary Committee impeachment inquiry hearing began, ABC journalists were already spinning what Republicans would say as nonsense. ABC’s Senior Congressional Correspondent Mary Bruce and Senior White House Correspondent Cecilia Vega dismissed Republicans as stooges for President Trump who would stop at nothing to disrupt the hearing with their “theatrics."
During the past several years, the New York Times has been expanding its reach into cable television programming in an effort to remain relevant to TV viewers across the country. The latest aspect of that strategy was announced on Monday, when representatives of the liberal newspaper stated they were changing from their usually hidden endorsement process for Democratic candidates in that party’s primaries to airing parts of interviews with those contenders on the paper’s FX channel program, which is entitled The Weekly.
Big Tech CEOs for Apple, Google, Microsoft, and other companies signed an agreement with a labor union leader stating that they would uphold the standards set by the Paris Agreement. The United States government, under President Trump, pulled out of the Paris Agreement in 2017, the only country to do so. The statement signed by 78 CEOs said, “[M]any of us came together to rally behind the US’ participation in the Paris Agreement. We came to say we are still in.”
On Monday's Amanpour & Co. show on PBS (also shown on CNN International), host Christiane Amanpour devoted a segment to interviewing the director of a film, titled Incitement, that has come under criticism for suggesting right-leaning Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu helped stoke up "incitement" that led to the 1995 assassination of left-leaning Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin by a Jewish extremist.
The Democratic field for the 2020 nomination continued to shrink on Tuesday after self-declared top-tier candidate Senator Kamala Harris (CA) dropped out due to a lack of funds. In response, CBS Evening News and NBC Nightly News ran reports mourning the loss of her campaign, with one noting that the upcoming Democratic debate would only consist of white people now. But surprisingly, an ABC report singed Harris on her way out.
That’s right, folks. On Tuesday’s Hardball, MSNBC contributor and former Obama administration lackey Ben Rhodes bemoaned President Trump’s foreign policy as “fundamentally corrupting,” “not how our government is supposed to work,” and “a criminal enterprise...that...was not in the U.S. national interest” that’s unrivaled in our history.
Despite the fact that House Republicans on the Intelligence Committee released their impeachment findings a full day ahead of Democrats, the liberal broadcast networks granted their team 10 times the coverage in just one evening. ABC’s World News Tonight, CBS Evening News, and NBC Nightly News granted the GOP report a measly 54 seconds of combined airtime. NBC actually ignored the GOP report during their Tuesday newscast.
Showing that its Boris Johnson-bashing tradition will be upheld through the British elections December 12 (in which he is currently favored to prevail), Tuesday’s New York Times found a way to use the latest London Bridge terror attack to put Conservative Party Prime Minister Boris Johnson on the defensive in “For Johnson, a Week of Courting Allies and Hosting Sometimes Rivals.” Reporters Mark Landler and Benjamin Mueller checked attacks by Boris Johnson against his left-wing opponents in the Labour Party, especially leader Jeremy Corbyn.
In the first hour after dear friend and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) released his team’s impeachment report, CNN Right Now went into overdrive, illustrating its pompous partisanship. With help from the usual suspects and a fraudulent liberal posing as a Republican, CNN painted a narrative that, if you’re a patriotic American who cares about the Founding Fathers and our future, then voting to impeach and remove President Trump is the only option.
Liberal Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus bashed the right as having trouble "accepting the facts,” on Morning Joe Tuesday. She was on MSNBC plugging her new anti-Kavanaugh book “Supreme Ambition,” which compares last year’s Supreme Court Justice confirmation hearings to the present day impeachment hearings. In it, Marcus argues that Republicans were unwilling to believe “the evidence” against Kavanaugh, just as they’re unwilling to believe the evidence for impeachment.
In their rematch against the Steelers on Sunday, Browns Head Coach, Freddie Kitchens, made waves by wearing a t-shirt that simply said, "Pittsburgh started it." This referred to the fight between the Steelers and Browns earlier this season, which resulted in 33 disciplinary actions, including an indefinite suspension to the Browns' Myles Garrett.
Outsports journalist, sports fan and transgender athlete Karleigh Webb has peeked into the so-called "playbook" used by trans-phobes and cracked their so-called "code." It's the code they use to make bigotry look reasonable. The so-called "playbook" can be characterized as five tactics used by groups and individuals who have always maintained an anti-LGBTQ position, Webb maintains.
Well this is disturbing. Major book retailers are encouraging kids to summon their own personal devils this Christmas. All they have to do is convince their loving parents to gift them the next best kids' book, A Children’s Book of Demons, sure to be a hit in kindergarten classrooms nationwide.
Sometimes, MSNBC analysts manage to pack an unbelievable amount of stupid into a short amount of time. Such was the case on Tuesday as Donny Deutsch ranted about Republicans bringing metaphorical machine guns to the impeachment fight, the country not surviving Donald Trump, and how the “facts” and “laws” “are not going to protect us.
On Monday, The Daily Beast published an article with the title “Melania Trump’s Joyless Christmas Decorations Are Back to Haunt Your Nightmares.” The author of the piece, Daily Beast style writer Alaina Demopoulos, went so far as to call the White House Christmas display “state-sponsored jingoism.” While the opening sentence of the article gives the impression that “Melania Trump tried this Christmas,” it did not take long for Demopoulos to begin trashing the First Lady’s White House Christmas displays in both the past and present.