Column: No More Liberal Moderators Tilting Debates

April 20th, 2022 5:57 AM

The Republican National Committee made a bold decision that the media elites treated like an anti-democratic outrage. The RNC pulled out of the allegedly bipartisan Commission on Presidential Debates. This decision is not an outrage. It’s long overdue.

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Avlon Laments 'Blow to Our Democracy' After RNC Debate Withdrawal'

April 15th, 2022 10:24 AM

On CNN’s Friday installment of New Day, John Avlon reacted to the news that the RNC has withdrawn from the Commission on Presidential Debates with one of his “reality checks” that characteristically featured plenty of pretentiousness, but not a lot of reality.

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'Hard Right Turn': MSNBC Aghast At Republicans Being Republicans

April 14th, 2022 2:48 PM

Republicans are busy acting like Republicans and Andrea Mitchell and her Thursday panel of guests on MSNBC are beside themselves. From abortion, not giving minors puberty blockers, not teaching elementary students about sexual orientation, guns, the Commission of Presidential Debates, to redistricting, she warned about the GOP’s “hard right turn.”

RNC HARDBALL: Threatens Pullout of Current Presidential Debate System

January 13th, 2022 11:17 PM

Maggie Haberman of The New York Times reports that the time for hardball has arrived. The Republican National Committee says it may require candidates to pledge to not participate in debates run by the Commission on Presidential Debates. In recent years, the moderators have caused controversy by insisting on "fact checking" the Republicans (and aiding the impression of…

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Scarborough: Republicans Have 'Testicles' In Trump Lockbox 

December 2nd, 2021 9:47 PM

Singling out Josh Hawley and Mark Meadows by name, on Morning Joe Joe Scarborough accuses Republicans of having their "testicle" in a Donald Trump lockbox.

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WATCH: Months of Todd Spouting Dem Spin About Virginia Gov Race

September 28th, 2021 3:53 PM

With NBC’s Meet the Press host Chuck Todd set to “moderate” the second Virginia gubernatorial debate between Republican Glenn Youngkin and Democrat Terry McAuliffe Tuesday night, it’s a good time to remember how much Democratic Party spin the anchor has spewed over the past several months while covering the hotly contested race. Todd spent the spring and summer repeatedly predicting…

Chuck Todd, Glaring Conflict of Interest, Moderating Virginia Debate

September 28th, 2021 11:27 AM

The Virginia gubernatorial candidates engage in their second debate tonight on WRC, the local NBC station in Washington. The moderator is Chuck Todd. That’s an interesting choice, since Chuck’s wife Kristian Denny has been active in advising and donating to Democratic candidates in Virginia, not to mention millions of dollars from two Bernie Sanders presidential campaigns.

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CNN's John Berman Loves to Hate 'Flip-Flopping' Nikki Haley

April 13th, 2021 10:01 AM

Of all the potential GOP 2024 presidential contenders, CNN's John Berman seems to have singled out Nikki Haley for special opprobrium. Who knows whether it's out of conviction, or a sense that an Indian-American woman might pose the biggest election threat to President Biden, or, as the case may be, to Kamala Harris, who also has Indian-American heritage? Berman's beef with Haley is over…

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Joe Scarborough: 'Bizarre' To Think Putin Would Beat Biden in a Debate

March 22nd, 2021 6:46 AM

On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough says that "people [on the right] this past week [were] actually bizarrely cheering for a Putin/Biden debate. And bizarrely saying that Biden would be wiped out by Putin."

Tour de Force: Here Are the Top Ten McEnany Smackdowns of 2020

December 28th, 2020 7:04 PM

Assuming the position of White House Press Secretary on April 7, Kayleigh McEnany had quite a 2020 with a slew of crises to attend to as the fifth woman and third mother to serve as a president’s chief spokesperson. And with a press corps filled with journalists hell-bent on spewing hatred at the Trump administration (instead of asking real, probing questions), McEnany faced a near-constant…

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Nets Thrilled By Georgia Dem’s Media-Created Debate Stunt

December 7th, 2020 2:40 PM

On Monday, the partisan network morning shows were gleeful over Georgia Democratic Senate candidate Jon Ossoff being allowed to debate an empty podium during a media-orchestrated stunt Sunday night. After the Atlanta Press Club willingly hosted the Ossoff infomercial, the NBC, ABC, and CBS broadcasts eagerly declared that incumbent Republican Senator David Perdue was a “no show” and “skipped a…

Oil and America’s Energy Future

October 27th, 2020 3:38 PM

During last Thursday's debate, Joe Biden said his goal as president would be to "transition away from the oil industry." He has also said the future is in cars powered by electricity. Biden would build 500,000 charging stations across the country. It wasn't the first time he attacked the oil and job-producing industry in his worship of the cult of "climate change." According to Energy…

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Misleading CNN Assails Trump's Zero Tolerance of Illegals

October 24th, 2020 2:30 PM

On Friday's New Day show, CNN ran multiple segments reacting to the presidential debate discussion of border security as CNN regulars tried to correct President Donald Trump's statements, but ended up misinforming their own viewers in the process.

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CNN Downplays Biden Lies, Blasts Trump's 'Serial Dishonesty'

October 23rd, 2020 7:42 PM

“So if you've been watching the debates on CNN, you know that one of the most anticipated moments of truth literally comes from CNN fact checker Daniel Dale,” proclaimed CNN New Day co-host John Berman on Friday. There did not seem to be a lot of anticipation though, nor was there a lot of fact checking. There were, however, a lot of attacks on the President, and a lot of covering for Joe…