Joe Scarborough blasts partisan liberals in the media who have convicted Kavanaugh in advance. Says Scarborough: "what we've seen the last week has made me want to call networks and put a (D) in front of the name of the so-called journalists that have already decided that Brett Kavanaugh is a rapist, or, what was the: 'serial sexual abuser.' Oh, really? You know that? Do you really know that?"
In the season three premiere of Bull on CBS, Dr. Jason Bull (Michael Weatherly) returns to work following a heart attack, and brings along a not-so-fun case for his team. A young mother will die within a few weeks if she doesn’t get a new liver, which her health insurance company has denied the claim for. And, to the team’s shock and chagrin, they’re representing the insurance company!
Fathers are often portrayed on television as being dolts, bumbling idiots, and an annoyance to their wives and children. In the case of CBS's Young Sheldon, George Sr. has even more reasons to annoy his young son, with Sheldon being as intelligent as he is, and the father-son duo often not understanding each other. But, on Monday night, viewers were treated to a rare heart-to-heart moment where Sheldon was actually able to learn an important life lesson from his working-class father.
Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh has been accused by two women of sexual misconduct and their claims are flimsy to say the least (particularly, the people the accusers claim were witnesses say he either wasn’t there or the parties didn’t happen). But for Lyin’ Dan Rather, the facts don’t matter, which explained why he pompously declared the Republican Party dead if they confirmed him.
Despite the fact that the latest sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was so full of holes it looked like Swiss cheese, CBS Evening News actually scoffed at the notion that the accusations against him were part of a smear campaign during their Monday broadcast.
When Capital University junior wide receiver Wyatt Pertuset hauled in a touchdown pass in a game played Sept. 1, the scoreboard operator added six points to his team's point total. To ESPN's Bob Ley, this "blessing" from God could just as well have been 50 points. Pertuset had become the first openly gay college football player to score a touchdown. SBNation's Outsports blog might have scored it even higher.
In the Democratic kangaroo court, the burden of proof is on the accused -- when he's a Republican. On Monday's MTP Daily, Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) said: "it is Judge Kavanaugh who is seeking a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court, and who I think now bears the burden of disproving these allegations, rather than Dr. Ford and Ms. Ramirez."
On Monday’s network morning shows, the co-authors of The New Yorker’s questionable hit piece against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh were surprisingly grilled by anchors on the NBC, ABC, and CBS broadcasts. Both Jane Mayer and Ronan Farrow were peppered with challenging questions about the veracity of Deborah Ramirez’s sexual assault claims against Kavanaugh and even asked to defend their own journalistic standards.
Monday’s front page showed the New York Times will play every conceivable angle to push the Democrats over the top in the November elections. The latest line of attack: the Brett Kavanaugh nomination, and especially the long-delayed sexual assault accusation leveled against him. Reporter Jonathan Martin’s “G.O.P., Aiding Pick for Court, Risks Backlash -- Boon Becomes Possible Liability in Midterms,” sounded awfully familiar, as did the accompanying text box: “Staunch defense of a judge could come back to haunt the G.O.P.” Odd how everything seems to haunt the G.O.P. when elections are involved, though many of the ghosts strangely dissipate when the actual results come in.
After playing footage of an annoyed Mitch McConnell denouncing the treatment of Brett Kavanaugh, CNN Newsroom host Brooke Baldwin on Monday allowed viewers to know what she’s REALLY concerned with: Merrick Garland. Rather than start with Kavanaugh or the accusations, Baldwin spat: “Mitch McConnell, the Senate Republican leader, just decided to lecture Democrats for their actions involving a Supreme Court nominee.”
During Sunday’s The Next Revolution, host Steve Hilton accused the Democrats for their double standard when it came to expressing outrage over sexual assault and/or misconduct allegations. According to Hilton, Democrats have turned #MeToo into #NotYou “if you have been assaulted by a Democrat...if you threaten the left’s political power.”
New on September 24: Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd brought aboard as a guest panelist, Marvin Kalb, a one-time host of the same show, to tout Kalb’s new book which claims “parallels” between the McCarthy era and now “are powerful and disturbing” with the commonality of “spineless Republicans cowering before” Joe McCarthy and Donald Trump.
Just when it seemed that the ongoing controversy surrounding the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to fill a vacancy on the Supreme Court couldn’t get more disgusting, the host of All In with Chris Hayes joined the fray by tweeting that confirming the candidate would be “like rape.” The host of his own prime-time weeknight MSNBC program, Hayes drove the intense debate to a higher level on Friday, when he tweeted:
Liberal Hollywood can tweet or post whatever it wants. But when a conservative posts something, it’s considered “a violation” — even when it’s just a humorous meme. Actor James Woods was recently suspended from Twitter for doing just that, posting content that apparently violated Twitter’s terms of service.
A very interesting exchange occurred on Al Punto, Univision’s Sunday political affairs show, which featured Chef José Andrés and host Jorge Ramos. Ramos and José Andrés managed to discuss the federal bureaucracy with regard to the Trump administration’s response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico while leaving out one extremely critical element.