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VIDEO: Five Years Ago, Media Mocked Trump’s Announcement as a Joke

June 16th, 2020 8:30 AM

Five years ago today, when billionaire businessman Donald Trump announced his presidential campaign on June 16, 2015, the savants in the news media weren’t just skeptical — they were openly disdainful of the man who would go on to win the Republican nomination and the presidency.

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‘Inmates Are Running the Asylum’: Chris Wallace Unloads on NYT, Media

June 14th, 2020 4:29 PM

Brought on to discuss “the emerging crisis in journalism and constant clashes over dissenting views at major news organizations,” during Sunday’s MediaBuzz on Fox News Channel, Fox News Sunday anchor Chris Wallace unloaded on The New York Times for their fiasco regarding Senator Tom Cotton’s (R-AR) recent op-ed, as well as the media writ-large for acting as anti-…

Yahoo! Spreads Notion Virus 'Spiking' in Counties That Voted for Trump

May 24th, 2020 9:27 AM
An article on Yahoo! News uses a liberal think tank's number-crunching to report "Coronavirus is spiking disproportionately in counties that voted for Trump in 2016." Really? A look at some of these Trump-voting counties doesn't show a real pile of "hotspots." Using the measurement of case rates higher than 100 or more per 100,000 people isn't that useful. 
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Not-So-Great: Hulu Debuts Raunchy Royal Series With Trump 'Parallels'

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May 20th, 2020 7:00 AM
Billed as “an occasionally true story,” Hulu’s The Great loosely follows the rise of Catherine the Great (Elle Fanning) as she marries the depraved Russian emperor Peter (Nicholas Hoult) and soon plots her inevitable coup of the ruler. Although the series takes place in 1761, it gives a contemporary look at Catherine’s story, especially as her progressive ideals clash with…

'Rodham' Novel Portrays Alternate Universe Hillary Without Baggage

May 18th, 2020 11:12 AM
There is good news for all those liberals out there enduring extreme angst over Hillary Clinton losing her race for president in 2016. In an alternate universe Hillary has a much better shot at winning that contest because she would be carrying less baggage than the real Hillary. And the main reason is that in the alternate universe as fantasized by author Curtis Sittenfeld in her novel Rodham,…
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Obama Aide/MSNBC Analyst on Flynn Unmasking: 'Absolutely Nothing Here'

May 15th, 2020 9:49 AM
Well, if Jeremy Bash says so, it's time to move along -- nothing to see here! On today's Morning Joe, the aforementioned Bash assured, with respect to the unmasking of Michael Flynn, that there is "absolutely nothing here." And why wouldn't we take whatever Bash says with respect to allegations of malfeasance by the Obama administration as the pure, unadulterated truth?…

Chris Hayes: Trump's Casualness on Virus Deaths Is 'Sociopathic'

May 10th, 2020 10:41 PM
In a new interview with Isaac Chotiner of The New Yorker, MSNBC host Chris Hayes launched into an attack on President Trump and his supporters as having a "sociopathic casualness" to the coronavirus death toll, so "horrifying and enraging" it was "almost insanity-inducing."
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Univision, Telemundo Uninterested In Covering Flynn Exoneration

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May 10th, 2020 7:47 PM
The nation’s domestic Spanish-language networks made more than enough time to report Gen. Michael Flynn’s entry into a plea deal with federal prosecutors on December 1st, 2017, as it fueled the narrative of a Russian collusion with the Trump campaign. But the networks didn’t show as much enthusiasm when the Justice Department dropped the charges against Flynn.
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CW Sci-Fi Drama Begs for 'Someone Less Emotional in Oval Office'

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May 4th, 2020 11:57 PM
With about ninety percent of all news being focused on Covid-19, it’s up to shows like CW’s Roswell, New Mexico to take our minds off a pandemic for an hour. Unfortunately, that means focusing on every other political issue under the sun whether we like it or not. And that’s pretty much what happened in the May 4 episode “Say It Ain’t So.”
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Like 2016? Psychic Scarborough: 'After Trump Loses This Fall ... '

April 29th, 2020 9:33 AM
Turn out the lights, the election's over, and Trump has lost! So says Joe Scarborough on Morning Joe. He repeatedly rips as "idiots" Republicans who favor a faster re-opening of the country, and ultimately says: "These conserv -- not conservatives, they're idiots. These Trumpists who think that they're finding a way forward politically by attacking stay-at-home orders,…
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Moore Hits Trump’s ‘Liberate’ Tweets, Touts Real ‘Liberation' In Nov.

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April 22nd, 2020 5:44 PM
Documentary maker Michael Moore didn’t take too kindly to the President’s “Liberate Michigan!” tweet last week, telling CBS's Late Show host Stephen Colbert that the real “Liberation Day” will happen on election day 2020. The Fahrenheit 11/9 director and Michigan native mocked Trump’s recent “Liberate Michigan!” tweet during the…

HBO's Nazi Alt-History Series Illustrates 'Fragility of Democracy'

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April 21st, 2020 4:47 PM
To say we’re going through a difficult time right now is an understatement. But that’s nothing compared to the disaster liberals believe we’re facing from a Donald Trump presidency. In fact, it’s such a disaster that they have to construct an entire miniseries to warn us about it. Just listen to the people behind HBO’s The Plot Against America.
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Blitzer, Friedman: Mentally Ill Trump Will Cause More COVID-19 Deaths

April 17th, 2020 9:24 PM
On Friday, CNN’s Situation Room host Wolf Blitzer illustrated why, if he were still a journalist of decency, facts, and integrity, he wouldn’t have gone about an interview with New York Times columnist Tom Friedman the way he did. Instead, Blitzer wondered if President Trump would be to blame for deaths of Americans who have protested economically, mentally, and physically crippling…

In New Book, Karl Admits Press Hates Trump, RIPS Acosta as 'Rude' Jerk

April 15th, 2020 12:49 PM
ABC News journalist Jon Karl’s just-released book Front Row at the Trump Show, features the usual denunciations of Donald Trump’s “war on truth.” But it diverges from screeds like Jim Acosta’s Trump tome. This one actually concedes the hard-left bias from the mainstream media. Karl also hammers CNN counterpart Acosta as a “rude” opportunist who plays…