FLASHBACK: The Media Lovefest That Kicked Off Hillary’s 2016 Campaign
Ten years ago this week, CBS’s 60 Minutes eagerly assisted in producing what could be regarded as the first infomercial of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign.
Scarborough: DeSantis Is Like 'Jeb!' He Should Avoid Trump, Skip 2024
On Morning Joe, Scarborough suggests that DeSantis is akin to Jeb in 2015: someone loved by the donor class, but who can't stand up to Trump. Scarborough predicts that DeSantis will decide not to run in '24, will finish his gubernatorial term with sky-high approval ratings, then run in 2026 when he doesn't have to worry about facing Trump.
Morning Joe: Trump Vow To 'Handle' DeSantis Sounds Like 'Mob Threat'
On Morning Joe, reacting to Donald Trump saying that if Ron DeSantis runs against him, "we'll handle that the way I handle things," Joe Scarborough said: "sounds like a mob threat."
FLASHBACK: Lib Media Used ‘Bridgegate’ to Kneecap Hillary Foe
Reporters loved calling it ‘Bridgegate,’ summoning images of the grand Watergate scandal. But ‘Bridgegate’ is really a case study in how the liberal media thugs will use their clout to rough up politicians who might stand athwart their agenda.
TIME: It's 'Misleading' to Call Hakeem Jeffries an 'Election Denier'
Time.com has this curious article by staff writer Jasmine Aguilera: "Top Republicans Are Attacking Hakeem Jeffries as an 'Election Denier.' Here's Why That Label Is Misleading." Why? Because Trump, and January 6.
NYT's Krugman Called 2016 a Rigged Election, Says GOP ‘Anti-Democracy'
New York Times columnist Paul Krugman weighed in on Election Day 2022 in his own paranoid, hectoring fashion, “A MAGA America Would Be Ugly.” If some of it sounds familiar, it’s because he’s been making the same tiresome warnings since Trump’s rise in 2016. But does Krugman have any credibility attacking so-called election deniers? Krugman led off in lecture mode: "If you aren’t…
Lib Rags Defend Zuckerberg from GOP Letter on Election Censorship
Two liberal rags pooh-poohed a letter sent Thursday by House Republicans to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg that seeks more information from Facebook about its communication with the federal government that led to censorship of the Hunter Biden laptop story.
Doocy TORCHES KJP Over Tweets Saying 2016, 2018 Elections Were Stolen
Fox’s Peter Doocy opened the short week with a bang during Tuesday’s White House press briefing as, after four months of silence from the entire press corps, he cornered Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre over past tweets falsely claiming the 2016 presidential and 2018 Georgia gubernatorial elections were stolen by Republicans. With much of the political discourse still fixated on the 2020…
The View: Women Who Voted Trump Went Against 'Their Best Interest'
The cast of ABC’s The View is still re-litigating 2016 in 2022. That much was apparent during a segment Wednesday where they suggested female politicians supposedly had to complete with being “likable” while their male counterparts didn’t. In the course of this griping, co-host Sunny Hostin lashed out at women who voted for former President Trump by suggesting they “voted against their best…
MSNBC Regular: Trump Was 'Installed' To Weaken Alliances Against Putin
On Tiffany Cross's MSNBC show, regular guest Sarah Kendzior floated the bizarre conspiracy theory that "Trump was installed as the President of the United States in order to weaken the alliances that were preventing Putin from achieving his goals, alliances like NATO."
Fact Checkers Nitpick: Durham Never Said the Libs 'Infiltrated' Trump
The "independent fact checkers" really wanted to downplay anything John Durham was saying about lawyers for the Clinton campaign snooping around in the Trump team's internet activities. They seized on words that Fox News used that sounded like active verbs meant to sell a story -- in this case, that Team Clinton paid to "infiltrate" the Trump orbit.
Duck & Cover: WH’s Jean-Pierre Rebuffs Durham Questions From Heinrich
While many of her colleagues and their respective networks have refused to cover the bombshell news in the Durham investigation, Fox’s Jacqui Heinrich brought it up during Monday’s White House press briefing, repeatedly pressing Principal Deputy Press Secretary and former MSNBCer Karine Jean-Pierre for answers on whether Team Biden supports spying on political opponents.
Scarborough's Violent Fantasy: Will Trump 'Bleed Out' Like UK Boris?
Is the strain of Joe Biden's pitiful polling numbers getting to Biden fanboy Joe Scarborough? The Morning Joe host has long been a leading Trump hater but Thursday morning seemed to be the first time he indulged in violent fantasies about the former president. It happened during a segment on Boris Johnson's woes in the UK and Scarborough hoped Trump would "bleed out politically" like…
Huh? MSNBC Hypes Canada 'Intervening' With U.S. 2024 Election
On his MSNBC show, Jonathan Capehart highlights a Canadian newspaper headline about the possibility of Canada intervening in the US if Trumpism wins and the US is seen as "hurtling toward possible violence and autocracy." And guest Fiona Hill describes Canadian concerns that many Americans will try to cross the border into Canada as "refugees" in 2024.