CNN—Obama: 'Progress, Trump: 'Step Back', Kamala: 'Thrilling'
On CNN's "New Day," Abby Phillip, supposedly a "correspondent," described the election of Barack Obama as "progress" for America, whereas the election of Donald Trump was "a couple of steps back," with the "pendulum swinging" in the wrong direction. Phillip followed that bit of blatant liberal punditry by describing the prospective election of Kamala Harris as VP as "a thrilling moment."…
NY Times Book Review Leads With Long Saga on Obama’s ‘Legacy of Hope'
The New York Times Sunday Book Review led off with a lengthy, almost reverent take on Barack Obama’s latest autobiography A Promised Land: “Legacy of Hope,” a review by Nigerian-born novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Her obeisant take took up five full pages of the section, devoting a stunning 4,500 words to what is admittedly itself an enormous book.
Mika Nudges Guest to Urge Facebook to Censor More Conservatives
On Morning Joe, playing off Barack Obama's 60 Minutes interview in which he blamed social media in part for "truth decay," Mika and The Atlantic editor-in-chief Jeffrey Goldberg bemoaned social media's supposedly insufficient censoring of conservatives. Mika Brzezinski and Goldberg fretted that conservatives being left "unchecked" leads to " serious problems."
THRILLS and TINGLES: Media’s Long History of Adoring Barack Obama
Before they despised Donald Trump, the liberal media adored Barack Obama. From the moment then-state senator Barack Obama showed up on the national stage to address the Democratic convention in 2004, the news media were in love. When Obama ran for President four years later, news reporters led the cheers. And as President, reporters touted his “prodigious talents,” his “amazing legislative…
FLASHBACK: Media Openly Cheered 2008 Election Results, Jeered in 2016
Four years ago, Donald Trump’s victory left journalists visibly distressed, as they talked about Hillary Clinton’s defeat as if it were the equivalent of the 9/11 terror attacks and a harbinger of the “decline of the civilization.” But back in 2008, when Barack Obama won the office, there was “communal joy,” and America was now “a more perfect union” after that “man on the moon” moment.
DNC CNN Hypes Film Charging 'Voter Suppression' by GOP
On New Day Saturday, for the second time in the past two years, the weekend edition of the CNN show plugged the film, Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook, which promotes liberal opposition to laws against voter fraud. Even though efforts to combat voter fraud go all the way back several years before Barack Obama was elected President, the show again pushed the…
Wow: Palin Points Out Media's Bias Towards Her Vs. Harris, on GMA
Good Morning America producers probably weren’t expecting THIS when they asked Sarah Palin to comment on Kamala Harris’s run, Thursday morning. After the last female Vice Presidential candidate offered Harris some friendly advice in an Instagram post earlier this week, ABC asked Palin to come on GMA to explain why she did it. However, Palin didn’t waste the opportunity…
Column: Assemble an Apology Parade for Palin
An august group of feminists formed a coalition called “We Have Her Back” to lobby the media for “anti-sexist” coverage of the Democratic VP selection. The media received a list of Don’ts: don’t question her attractiveness, her ambition, her experience, her likeability, her electability, or her qualifications. The feminists of the press betrayed the whole list with Sarah Palin.
Hillary Lowers the Boom on NYT's Maureen Dowd: 'Too Much Pot Brownie'
The New York Times loves its motto that Truth is now more important than ever. But some days, they can't seem to locate the truth. On Saturday, columnist Maureen Dowd bizarrely claimed it's been 36 years since a man and a woman ran together on a Democratic presidential ticket. Dowd was only off by 32!
Morning Joe Bubbles Over for Lewis: 'Christlike,' a 'Genuine Saint'
On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough described the late John Lewis as "Christlike," and Jon Meacham called him "a genuine saint in the classic New Testament sense of the term." Commenting on news that Hermain Cain is on oxygen in treatment for COVID-19, Joe Scarborough says, "our prayers and thoughts are certainly with him."
Big 3 Nets Ignore Mary Trump Is Dem Donor in Covering Anti-Trump Book
While ABC’s, CBS’s, and NBC’s evening news shows were busy hawking psychologist Mary Trump’s anti-Trump book July 7, they ignored a glaring bias. Mary Trump had been a Democrat donor for years, donating to the party, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.