Here Were the Dumbest Questions from Biden’s Post-Midterms Presser
President Biden insisted in a Wednesday press conference he would make zero changes after Tuesday’s midterm elections failed to produce a Republican red wave and, during said presser, nine White House reporters took their shot at Biden with some engaging in silly softballs on the fate of his legacy, Donald Trump, affirmative action, and ridding the country of partisanship.
Lemon Urges Clinton To Speak To The Threat To Democracy In America
Former Secretary of State swung by Thursday’s CNN This Morning for a wide-ranging, but still softball interview that included co-host Don Lemon asking her to “Speak to us about” the threat to democracy around the world, including in America.
‘Your Face...Lit Up’; Stephanopoulos Treats Blinken to Softball Chat
One could say ABC was winking for Blinken on Thursday as Good Morning America co-host and former Clinton official George Stephanopoulos aired a friendly interview with Secretary of State Antony Blinken that Stephanopoulos boasted in a tease was a way for Blinken to give Americans “[t]he latest on the challenges pressing our country right now.” At one point, Stephanopoulos even gushed…
Ruhle Mangles McCarthy's Words To Suggest He's Seeking Putin's Help
As the midterms approach, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy is giving clues into how Republicans would govern should they win. On Wednesday’s edition of MSNBC’s The 11th Hour, host Stephanie Ruhle falsely and absurdly suggested he is seeking Vladimir Putin’s help in the closing days of the campaign.
Why Is Putin’s Army Inept?
WASHINGTON -- Whatever happened to the Russian Army? For that matter, whatever happened to the Russian Air Force or the Russian Navy whose flagship is now at the bottom of the Black Sea? The answer is nothing. Nothing has happened to the Russian military for 50 years, and President Vladimir Putin should have thought twice before heaving his armed forces into war.
MSNBC Suggests High Gas Prices Are A Saudi Plot To Help GOP In Midterm
MSNBC has an explanation for why gas prices are on the rise again and it’s not President Biden’s terrible foreign and energy policy. Ali Velshi guest hosted The Last Word on Thursday and together with journalism and political science professor Peter Beinart, he blamed Saudi Arabia’s decision to cut production as part of a pro-GOP, anti-Democratic Party conspiracy.
Should the West Seek an Off-Ramp in Ukraine?
How does the war in Ukraine end? This is precisely the question no one is supposed to ask these days. The supposition by our thought leaders seems to be that if we keep up the pressure on Vladimir Putin in Ukraine, he'll fold and go home; his threats to use tactical nuclear weapons on the battlefield are nothing more than saber-rattling. He will then retrench on the domestic front, resolidify…
Unserious Leadership in a Serious Time
We live in a deeply serious time with deeply unserious leaders. Historian Niall Ferguson has written that the "extreme violence of the twentieth century" was precipitated by three preconditions: "ethnic conflict, economic volatility, and empires in decline." It is difficult not to see such preconditions repeating themselves in this century. The West is currently tearing itself apart over…
Guthrie Wonders If Offending China On Taiwan Is 'Worth It'
NBC Today host Savannah Guthrie was not convinced of the wisdom of Speak Pelosi’s recent trip to Taiwan. Given Beijing’s temper tantrum over the visit, Guthrie wondered “was it worth it” as she infantilized the communist regime by portraying it inevitable.
Buzzword Foreign Policy Makes for Failure
This week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi went to Taiwan, determined to make a statement about American support for the democratic country under constant threat from its tyrannical Chinese neighbor. That trip prompted spasms of apoplexy from the Chinese government, which vowed serious consequences; China, in the end, engaged mainly in some military posturing. There is no question that Pelosi is…
Morning Joe's Double Standard on Trump/Biden Saudi Ties
The Morning Joe panel blasts Donald Trump for hosting at his NJ golf club a tournament sponsored by Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund. Richard Haass, head of the Council on Foreign Relations, opines that 9/11 would not be happy about it. But no mention was made of the condemnation by the 9/11 families of Biden's notorious fist bump with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during Biden's…
After Anti-Semitic Trope, Velshi Laments Musk's Idea of Free Speech
MSNBC’s Ali Velshi better hope than Elon Musk is as committed to free speech as he says he is because in the first hour of his Saturday show, Velshi repeated an anti-Semitic trope about Israel before lamenting Musk’s idea of free speech in the second hour.
Crazy MSNBC Climate Segment Says Ukraine War 'A Gift' To Biden
During a wild segment in MSNBC's 11:00 a.m. ET hour on Tuesday, host Katy Tur lamented that “dark money groups” like those funded by the Koch brothers are preventing investment in things like solar panels. Fortunately for her, left-wing actor Mark Ruffalo was there to declare that the war in Ukraine has been “a gift” to President Biden as it helps make the case for green energy.
'It's A Lie, Simply A Lie,' Israeli PM Calls CNN Host A Liar
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett valiantly tried to remain patient with CNN International’s Christiane Amanpour during a Wednesday interview also broadcast in the U.S. on PBS, but ultimately Amanpour’s desire to equate Palestinian terrorism with the Israeli response to it led Bennett to label her talking points as “a lie.”