Monday, the networks were eager to bash President Trump for holding firm to his campaign promise of a border wall, as he includes it again in a budget proposal before Congress this morning. ABC’s reporters at Good Morning America were the most effusive in their disgust for Trump, admitting that they were hoping that Republicans would “stand up” and “embarrass” the president with a “rebuke” over border wall funding.
It was only a matter of time before CW’s Supergirl got back on its social justice soapbox. Taking a break from promoting gender transition, the comic-book series went a little old-school by outright protesting for alien amnesty. They even give unmitigated praise towards journalism in the process. It’s truly an eye-rolling hour.
In the aftermath of DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen's congressional testimony on the separation of illegal immigrant families on Wednesday, MSNBC personalities raged about "cages" for kids. Correspondent Jacob Soboroff declared that he was "angry" about her testimony and accused her of "lying" while host Katy Tur admitted that she had never heard before that some illegal immigrant parents chose to leave their children in the U.S. even though this significant fact has been reported since last summer.
As Democratic Senator Dick Durbin appeared as a guest on MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell Reports Thursday, host Andrea Mitchell displayed the latest example of a liberal journalist slamming the Donald Trump administration for doing something the Barack Obama administration also did as she called it a "shameful policy" for Border Patrol to keep children in "cages," echoing her liberal guest's complaints.
On Friday's New Day on CNN, co-host Alisyn Camerota suggested that DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen last year lied and tried to cover up the change in policy that led to the separation of illegal immigrant parents from their children, but it turns out that the CNN host was citing a tweet by Nielsen that was taken out of context that actually only applied to asylum seekers following the proper legal procedure. In fact, at a June 2018 press conference, Secretary Nielsen even more explicitly stated that illegal immigrants are criminals and will be separated from their children during prosecution.
On Wednesday's Anderson Cooper 360, host Cooper devoted 16 minutes of his show to trashing Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen over her congressional testimony as he also brought on New York Democratic Congresswoman Kathleen Rice as a guest to join in on the bashing.
Joe Scarborough loves to claim that he is still the conservative he was back in his days as part of the '94 Republican revolution. But Joe's moved left on a number of issues. And Scarborough hit a new low last night, recycling a classic pro-abortion line, tweeting: "Trump Republicans believe protecting life begins at conception and ends at birth." As I asked when retweeting it: "what's next, Joe: 'If you're against abortion, don't have one?'"
After they freaked out about President Trump’s national emergency declaration regarding the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, the Big Three broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) seemed reluctant to report on new numbers from Customs and Border Protection saying they had caught 76,000 illegal immigrants in February. While The New York Times had it as a front-page story on Wednesday, NBC News completely omitted it from their morning and evening news programs.
CNN Newsroom co-anchor Jim Sciutto tried to trap a Republican congressman with a gotcha question on Tuesday’s morning show, but failed miserably when the congressman revealed he had done his homework. Sciutto, who also worked under former President Obama, grilled Illinois Rep. Adam Kinzinger on why he supported President Trump declaring the U.S./Mexico border security a national emergency.
On Tuesday, liberal actress/Project Runway host Alyssa Milano shared her outrage over a TIME dispatch headlined "Honduran Woman Delivers Stillborn Baby In ICE Custody." I had a popular tweet by simply adding the comment "When delivering babies alive matters to Hollywood." Milano is a staunch abortion advocate.
Apparently last night’s Oscars weren’t woke enough for some devout lefties. Despite jokes at the expense of Donald Trump, several mentions of the plight of immigrants, and of course some race-baiting from director Spike Lee, Daily Beast writer Kevin Fallon claimed that the show “made the case for its own irrelevancy.”
On CBS This Morning Saturday, the show devoted an entire three-minute report to two women in Texas who are resisting Trump administration efforts to build a wall on their property.