There were two distinct angles of impeachment being covered by ABC’s World News Tonight and the CBS Evening News on Thursday. While the later was boasting about how “Democrats have beaten back repeated Republican attempts” to oppose the Articles of Impeachment against President Trump, the former was worried about the “moderate Democrats” in swing districts who might vote against their party.
While the U.S. House of Representatives’ impeachment hearings were playing out in the background, MSNBC anchor Chris Matthews turned to Jon Meacham, the channel’s liberal presidential historian, and asked him to discuss House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s use of this “opportunity” to attack Donald Trump and try to throw him out of office. Of course, Meacham replied that the impeachment was indeed “a solemn moment” for the Democrats because the Republicans have become a “monarchal party,” and the President has been “acting in a kingly fashion."
Full Frontal host Samantha Bee began her opening monologue Wednesday night by expressing her excitement that “the Democrats announced articles of impeachment this week.” Throughout the monologue, Bee made it perfectly clear that the “impeachment fever” she came down with three weeks ago has not subsided at all.
Unlike CNN, MSNBC’s Hardball didn’t surrender its entire hour Wednesday to the House Judiciary Committee debate on the Articles of Impeachment, but considering all the nonsense uttered by host Chris Matthews and an assortment of guests, perhaps it would have been better to follow CNN’s lead.
CNN’s in-house scolds of conservative media bias were delighted to report that the Sinclair chain of television stations decided to drop their “must carry” commentaries in their local newscasts by former Trump aide Boris Epshteyn. Brian Stelter reported they were "controversial both inside and outside the company, with some Sinclair journalists frustrated about the mandate to give up local news time for Fox-style right-wing opinion."
On Thursday, hosts on MSNBC and CNN were thrilled by Barack Obama’s former Attorney General Eric Holder – who famously politicized the Justice Department – penning a profoundly hypocritical Washington Post op/ed in which he accused current Attorney General William Barr of being “plainly ideological” and “nakedly partisan.”
As the hashtag “#youtubeisoverparty” trended following a YouTube policy update, Steven Crowder warned viewers and fellow creators their days on the platform may be numbered. Yesterday, YouTube’s Vice President and Global Head of Trust & Safety Matt Halprin released a policy update titled “An update to our harassment policy,” which YouTube explained will allow it to crack down on “harassment” -- all under the guise of protecting its users.
Netflix, the far-left’s cultural enrichment center, has decided to provide a grotesque riff on the life of Jesus Christ for the sake of “comedy.” Partnered with Brazilian producers, the streaming giant produced a comedy film about a homosexual Jesus going home for the holidays and introducing the rest of the Holy Family to his new boyfriend.
Britain was just hours away from finding out the results of its latest Brexit-contested prime ministers race on Thursday. Both ABC and CBS covered the fight between Conservative Boris Johnson and far-left Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. But CBS ignored the ugly charges of anti-Semitism that have followed Corbyn and his party. On ABC’s Good Morning America, reporter James Longman at least noted, “Opposition Jeremy Corbyn has had his own issues, dogged by allegations of anti-Semitism in his Labour Party and unwilling to make public his own position on Brexit.”
The View hosts were grateful to get another opportunity to lavish praise on teenage climate crusader Greta Thunberg after Time Magazine named her their “Person of the Year,” Wednesday. On Thursday’s show, climate-obsessed host Joy Behar bashed President Trump as “jealous” of the “very smart” liberal teen, while her co-host Meghan McCain whined that she wanted the whistleblower to be "Person of the Year."
New on December 9: On Friday’s The View, the hosts raced to defend Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s rebuke of a voter in Iowa the day before where he called the man “a damn liar.” Joy Behar cheered: “Joe Biden showed he can take the gloves off.” Sunny Hostin related her reaction as a parent, asserting that “you talk about my kids, and you’re going to get the wrath of Khan.”
As late night hosts have done since Donald Trump was elected President, comedians spent most of Tuesday evening trashing the GOP occupant of the White House and his fellow Republicans while promoting Democratic talking points as “jokes” for their liberal audiences. While the comics on NBC and ABC took shots at everyone from Georgia Republican Doug Collins to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Trevor Noah of The Daily Show on Comedy Central aimed his barbs directly at Trump.
Media Research Center President Brent Bozell on Thursday mocked media sadness that impeachment isn’t going exactly as planned. Appearing on Varney and Co., he reminded Fox Business host Stuart Varney that Chris Matthews blamed Fox News, adding, “[Matthews’s] thinking was 'Fox News is giving this other side of the story and the American people, half of America, is listening to this other side of the story.'”
National Public Radio (“NPR”) has historically been criticized for liberal bias. Is it any wonder why, particularly when there’s a money trail from liberal organizations bankrolling an already taxpayer-funded news outlet? Ten liberal organizations, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation ($14,164,937), the Ford Foundation ($12,350,000), the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation ($7,000,000).
Buh-bye forever, Republicans! That's Joe Scarborough's prediction—or perhaps just his fondest wish. On today's Morning Joe, Scarborough said that 2020 could be "the last competitive" election for the GOP. Scarborough asserted that "chances are very good that by 2024, because of demographic changes, Texas goes blue."