On Friday afternoon, MSNBC and their AM Joy host Joy Reid released separate statements days after more old blog posts surfaced from Reid’s now-defunct site ReidBlog. They ranged from encouraging readers to watch a 9/11 truther documentary to comparing Republican Senator John McCain (AZ) to the Virginia Tech shooter.
Um, Phil Griffin, call your office because you might want to actually do something this time about AM Joy host and MSNBC favorite Joy Reid. Early Wednesday evening, BuzzFeed News reporters Joseph Bernstein and Charlie Warzel published a piece revealing that she had published a March 22, 2006 item on her website, Reidblog, that encouraged readers to check out a 9/11 truther documentary called Loose Change 9/11.
On Wednesday's MTP Daily, MSNBC host Chuck Todd led his show's panel in fretting over the NFL decision to bar players from refusing to stand during the national anthem, and seemed open to discontinuing the playing of the anthem at games after New York Times Washington correspondent Charlie Savage suggested it.
During Sunday’s edition of the Last Week Tonight program on the HBO pay cable television channel, host John Oliver slammed Republicans Rudy Giuliani and Donald Trump by claiming they’re “basically two versions of the same person” and “both want to f**k Ivanka,” the president’s daughter. Those comments were part of a 15-minute-long segment in which the liberal comedian stated he was discussing “another plot twist” in the ongoing Trump scandal he always calls “Stupid Watergate” before hammering the former New York City mayor even though he “only joined Trump’s legal team two weeks ago.”
The New York Times Sunday magazine devoted 5,000 words to a hostile profile of Rep. Devin Nunes, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, who is infuriating liberals by blocking the narrative of Russia-Trump “collusion” during Campaign 2016. The Times is clearly trying to paint Nunes as a conspiratorial figure, as shown by the title to Jason Zengerle’s piece: “The Truth Is Out There.” But The Federalist’s Mollie Hemingway defenestrated Zengerle’s misleading and out-and-out false work point by point: “....the case he attempts to make is riddled with errors and full of embarrassing and deliberate material omissions.”
Given the fact that thousands of New Yorkers -- including many Democratic voters -- are alive today because, in the 1990s, then-Mayor Rudy Giuliani dramatically cut the number of homicides in the city from about 2,000 to just around 600 a year, one would think he would be the one Republican that some liberals would have some respect for. But on his HBO show on Friday, far-left comedian Bill Maher likened him to Dracula and excoriated both Giuliani and President Donald Trump as being part of New York's "rat problem."
In February, the Media Research Center announced a campaign to hold ABC’s advertisers accountable for the anti-Christian bigotry spewed on The View. There, the show’s co-hosts smeared Christians as “dangerous” and “mentally ill.” But The View’s history of bashing people of faith didn’t start in 2018.
In the wake of the tragic Parkland, Florida shooting, there have been some disgusting and crazy conspiracy theories attacking some of the survivors as “actors” who didn’t really suffer through an ordeal. These comments are obviously offensive and should be condemned. But one person who doesn’t have the credibility to do that is former MSNBC analyst Toure. Why? Because he’s promoted 9/11 truther conspiracy theories.
Tuesday’s New York Times featured a humdrum personal profile of its own reporter, Maggie Haberman, whose only point of interest was an offensive comparison the White House reporter made between Michael Bloomberg’s 2001 run for mayor of New York City and Donald Trump’s run for president in 2016. In both cases, “an unprecedented form of terror in an election” resulted in an unlikely result. One was an Islamist terrorist attack that murdered over 3000 people; the other, some embarrassing campaign emails that may have damaged Clinton’s prospects over Trump. Same thing, really, right?
Appearing as a panel member on Wednesday's New Day, CNN political analyst and former NBC host David Gregory accused many Republicans of engaging in "demagoguery" and "shameless fearmongering" for their history of insisting on greater border security to prevent terrorism and crime.
GQ host and former MSNBC crazy Keith Olbermann joined the ladies of ABC’s The View on Friday and he came locked and loaded with head-shaking statements, chiefly his belief that President Trump has been worse for America than Osama bin Laden. In addition, Olbermann made the stark admission that he owes George W. Bush and John McCain apologies for trashing them and wishes Bush could have had a third term as President instead of Trump being in the White House now.
On Thursday's New Day, CNN hosts and commentators devoted a substantial portion of the show to fretting over President Donald Trump and Republicans having a double standard in not wanting to pass new gun laws after shootings, but being eager to pass new immigration restrictions after terrorism by Muslim radicals who trace back to other countries.