Voter Fraud is Awful, Ed Schultz Complains, Unless By Him to Stop GOP
March 11th, 2013 10:14 AM
Time for Ed Schultz to hire someone to vet what he says to make sure it doesn't embarrass him when juxtaposed with something he's previously said.
On a segment during MSNBC's "The Ed Show" last week, Schultz angrily condemned several examples of Republicans engaged in voter fraud over the last few years. (audio clip after page break)
NYTimes' Carr: 'For Good or Ill (and Most Would Say Ill), No One Did I
April 16th, 2012 3:20 PM
New York Times media reporter David Carr's profile of the late Andrew Breitbart, "The Provocateur" was a slightly hostile look at the life and influence of the sleepless conservative activist, that included this unnecessary and petty parenthetical stab: "For good or ill (and most would say ill), no one did it like Mr. Breitbart."
Irony: NYTimes Journalist Sees 'Dirty Tricks' in Young Conservatives G
April 3rd, 2012 5:39 PM
Tuesday's New York Times "Gotham" column by Michael Powell went after conservative guerilla journalism in New York City: "At Advocates' Offices, Confronting an Anti-Liberal Scheme."
Powell, a well-known opponent of former New York City Republican Mayor Rudy Giuliani as a Metro reporter, portrayed methods that have an honored place in investigative journalism as "dirty tricks" when done by…
Left-wing Talker Bill Press: 'I Can't Think of One Good Thing to Say
March 2nd, 2012 4:06 PM
Former Catholic seminarian and left-wing radio host Bill Press took to his eponymous program today and devoted significant attention to the death of conservative blogger and author Andrew Breitbart. It was not all positive, although he did feature guests who had kind things to say about Breitbart's impact on Internet journalism.
"Raised a Catholic, I was taught the great phrase 'Necal [sic]…
Rush Rips Into the AP's 'Outrageous Mendacity' in Coverage of 'Loudmou
March 1st, 2012 4:10 PM
Anyone who saw what the Associated Press wrote when former Bush 43 press secretary Tony Snow died in 2008 (original AP article; related NewsBusters post) knew that the wire service would do what it could to subtly distort Andrew Breitbart's considerable accomplishments in exposing leftist hatred, duplicity, and criminality. The only question was what form(s) it would take.
Stossel Admits He Could've Had Breitbart's ACORN Scoop But Passed Due
June 26th, 2011 11:02 PM
Despite slipping mostly under the radar, John Stossel disclosed something on his FBN program last Thursday that should have garnered a lot more attention.
As he chatted with guest Andrew Breitbart, Stossel admitted that the conservative publisher had offered him the James O'Keefe/Hannah Giles/ACORN scoop, but the former ABC Newser declined due to politics at the network he used to work for (…
News That's Ignored or Buried: 'ACORN Should Return Federal Aid, Audit
November 10th, 2010 12:43 PM
Leftist community organizing group ACORN "should pay back $3.2 million in federal funding, mostly because it hasn't shown that its lead-removal work was performed at a reasonable cost," the Associated Press's Kevin Freking reported today. "The auditors also said that some of the grant money was spent inappropriately."
"Congress has cut off ACORN's federal funding after allegations of voter…
After Railing About Secret GOP Money Buying the Election, the NY Times
October 27th, 2010 12:25 PM
After all the front-page caterwauling about “anonymous donors” supposedly “buying the election” by running ads favoring the GOP this election cycle, the New York Times isn’t showing itself overly concerned about actual cases of potential vote fraud involving Democrats.
In his Wednesday story “Fraudulent Voting Re-emerges as a Partisan Issue.” reporter Ian Urbina quickly dismissed concerns…
CNN's 'Right on the Edge' Omits ACORN's Leftist Ideology; Sorba 'Anti
October 4th, 2010 4:56 PM
CNN's Abbie Boudreau omitted the left-wing ideology of discredited organization ACORN in her hour-long documentary on young conservative activists, "Right on the Edge," which aired Saturday evening. Boudreau also labeled Ryan Sorba, one of the subjects of her documentary, "anti-gay," and gave an overgeneralized account of an incident which Sorba took part in.The correspondent profiled Christian…
CNN's Sanchez Implies Fox News Had 'Role' in O'Keefe Stunt
September 30th, 2010 5:07 PM
On Wednesday's Rick's List, CNN's Rick Sanchez implied that Fox News played some kind of part in James O'Keefe's attempted "punk" of correspondent Abbie Boudreau: "The same right-wing videographer, who entrapped and embarrassed innocent people in the past, tries it again- this time on a CNN correspondent....How could he try something so stupid, and what was Fox News's role?" [audio clip available…
Rachel Maddow Edits 'Factor' Video to Make Bill O'Reilly Look Racist
August 7th, 2010 8:09 PM
Rachel Maddow on Friday highly-edited a video from the previous evening's "O'Reilly Factor" in order to make the Fox News host look racist.For some background, Bill O'Reilly wrote a syndicated column Friday in which he chastized Maddow and David Letterman for "without a shred of evidence" claiming on CBS's "Late Show" Tuesday that FNC intentionally runs stories about "scary black people" in order…
USA Today Gleefully Reports on Social Workers Stacking Democrat Votes
July 28th, 2010 11:29 PM
Last Thursday, USA Today bizarrely found a silver lining to the recession: more people walking into welfare offices means more Democrat votes in November. You see, Americans living in poverty are more likely to support Democrats yet less likely to vote. But never fear - ACORN came along to save the day. The liberal group won a major lawsuit in the battleground state of Ohio just in time for 2010…
Journalistic Instincts: In Alleged Etheridge Assault, Who Does AP Want
June 14th, 2010 3:32 PM
A sitting congressman allegedly commits assault on a public sidewalk, is caught on video doing so (link is to the related Eyeblast.tv video and blog post), and "apologizes." Note that the incident took place "last week," according to the linked BigGovernment.com post, which means that Etheridge didn't see the need for an apology until the video went viral. So ... who does the intrepid…
Former Dem Aide Stephanopoulos Lectures James O'Keefe: 'You're More of
June 1st, 2010 12:35 PM
Former Democratic operative turned journalist George Stephanopoulos lectured James O'Keefe on Tuesday, deriding, "And some of your critics say that you're more of a political activist than a journalist..." [Audio available here.] The Good Morning America host, and former aide to Bill Clinton, quizzed the conservative investigative journalist and dismissed, "So, you're a conservative activist, not…