GOP 'Didn't Want Any Emergency Response at All!' After Sandy, Randi Rh

September 17th, 2013 6:24 PM
Combine derangement and deceit from a liberal radio talker and what you get is singularly repellent. Much like her lefty soulmate Rachel Maddow on MSNBC, Randi Rhodes is a huge fan of "infrastructure" spending. But while conservatives hear "infrastructure" and are likely to think, oh say, roads and bridges, Rhodes hears it and thinks, ka-ching! Much like the Democrats in…

Scarborough: Rand Paul A 'Daddy's Boy', Shouldn't Fight With 'Pig' Chr

July 31st, 2013 7:38 AM
Commenting on the current clash between Rand Paul and Chris Christie over pork-barrel spending, Joe Scarborough has managed to insult both combatants. On today's Morning Joe, Scarborough called Rand Paul a "daddy's boy."  And in warning Paul not to pick a fight with Christie, Scarborough cited a saying to the effect that you should never fight with a "pig,"…

NBC's Lauer Uses Oklahoma Tornado to Bash GOP Over Sandy Relief

May 22nd, 2013 4:54 PM
In an interview with Congressman Tom Cole on Wednesday's NBC Today about the tornado that devastated his hometown of Moore, Oklahoma, co-host Matt Lauer saw an opportunity to hit congressional Republicans for daring to oppose pork barrel spending shoved into the Hurricane Sandy relief bill: "Back in January, you did something that a lot of your Republican colleagues did not do. You…

MSNBC's Wagner Omits Report Showing American Energy Independence by Oi

February 22nd, 2013 5:42 PM
Yesterday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s Now with Alex Wagner featured a discussion about the Keystone XL Pipeline, which is anathema to the environmental left, and which President Obama cynically delayed a decision on until after the 2012 election.  With the decision to approve or decline the project still looming for President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry -- who…

WaPo Weather Editor Rips Bill Nye the Uninformed Weather Guy on NE Bli

February 12th, 2013 2:08 PM
My review of previous NewsBusters posts relating to "Bill Nye the Science Guy" indicates that he's an atheist who doesn't think creationism should be taught in schools and, more pertinent at the moment, such an avid believer in "global warming" aka "climate change" that he believes those who doubt it or that it's caused by human activity are "…

NBC's Lauer Asks if Gore Feels 'Vindicated' By Deadly Natural Disaster

January 29th, 2013 3:31 PM
After initially hitting Al Gore from the left for global warming "hypocrisy" during an interview on Tuesday's NBC Today, in the second part of that interview later on the broadcast, co-host Matt Lauer praised the former Vice President for having "never shied away from the very tough issues" and wondered: "After years of calling people's attention to this issue,…

MSNBC's Hayes: 'We Are Now on the Frontier of Climate Disaster

January 21st, 2013 3:48 PM
As Barack Obama enters his second term, his inaugural address delivered today, showed an undeniably strong shift to the left.  The mentions of climate change and gay rights were much more overt, and was music to the ears of liberal media cheerleaders. One such commenter, MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, seized on the occasion to hail the president for noticing that we’re on the “…

ABC Hypes 'Hypocrisy and Absurdity' of Lack of Hurricane Sandy Money

January 14th, 2013 12:46 PM
Good Morning America's Dan Harris on Sunday hyped "allegations of hypocrisy and absurdity" against House Republicans, complaining about the amount of money New Jersey and New York will get for Hurricane Sandy. Harris and reporter David Kerley skipped mentioning pork stuffed into such legislation, money that (for example) could go to a new roof for the Smithsonian in…

NJ Dem: Christie 'Prayed' For Hurricane, ABC, NBC, and CBS Evening New

January 9th, 2013 5:17 PM
While the media were quick to point out how Garden State Republicans were quick to criticize the House Republican leadership for not calling a vote on Sandy relief before the expiration of the 112th Congress, you probably haven't heard about how a potential Democratic challenger to Chris Christie has gotten into hot water for saying the Republican governor "prayed a lot" for the…

Networks Eagerly Promote How Christie 'Blasted' and 'Spanked' House GO

January 9th, 2013 12:58 PM
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie appeared on all three network morning shows on Wednesday and was greeted in each interview by the host seizing on his harsh words for congressional Republicans over a delayed vote on Hurricane Sandy relief. [Listen to the audio or watch the video after the jump] On NBC's Today, co-host Matt Lauer proclaimed: "You're not happy, it seems, with…

NBC: House GOP 'Ignored' Sandy Suffering; 'Another Body Blow' to Storm

January 3rd, 2013 5:31 PM
In a pair of back-to-back stories leading off Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, House Republicans were painted as villains for briefly delaying a vote on Hurricane Sandy relief. First, Capitol Hill correspondent Kelly O'Donnell declared: "Stunned Democrats and Republicans could not believe that their hometown suffering could be ignored." In the next report, correspondent Anne…

NBC's Lauer Hypes: GOP 'In Throes of a Civil War' Over Sandy Relief Bi

January 3rd, 2013 12:02 PM
At the top of Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer teased an upcoming interview with New York Congressman Peter King by seizing on House GOP disagreement over when to schedule a vote on a Hurricane Sandy relief bill: "...fresh off the fiscal cliff fight, the Republican Party appears in the throes of a civil war. This morning, we'll talk to an outspoken GOP congressman who urged…

Cuomo Dipping Toe In '16 Water With Star-Studded Hurricane Sandy PSA

November 28th, 2012 8:32 AM
Throughout his tenure as Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo has chosen to maintain a surprisingly low profile.  Think quick: how much footage have you seen of him in the Hurricane Sandy aftermath compared to his cross-George Washington Bridge buddy, Chris Christie? But has Cuomo finally decided the time has come to make himself more visible?  A PSA for Hurricane Sandy relief, aired…

Woman Embraced by Obama After Hurricane Sandy Hasn't Received the Help

November 27th, 2012 7:09 PM
It was almost a month ago that the New York and New Jersey coastlines were mercilessly pummeled by Hurricane Sandy. Immediately following the storm, the liberal media spin went into overdrive commending the leadership and compassion Obama displayed in the aftermath. But reports have been surfacing since the election, revealing how conditions in the afflicted regions are still not much improved…