NewsBusters Podcast: There Was No Neocon Press Parade
On the 20th anniversary of the start of the Iraq War, NewsBusters is determined to rebut the silly leftist allegation that the "mainstream media" were Bush-Cheney lackeys who never threw tough questions before and during war in Iraq. Bill Moyers of PBS even claimed the media resembled a cult engaged in a "collective Jonestown-like suicide."
20 Years Later: The Truth About the Media and the Iraq War
For 20 years, lefties have blasted the press as weak or corrupt because the media did not prevent the Bush administration from launching the war in Iraq. It’s become an enduring myth amongst liberals — and one that an honest review of news coverage would quickly debunk.
Here Are The Worst Moments From Alexandra Pelosi's HBO Doc On Her Mom
Alexandra Pelosi, daughter of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, recently directed a much-hyped documentary about her mother called Pelosi in the House, which debuted Tuesday night on HBO. The rather obvious conflict of interest created a gushing look at Pelosi’s career with plenty lowlights from the cringe worthy to the outrageous.
‘The Gray Lady Winked’ Exposes NY Times Pro-Woke, Anti-Soldier Bias
The New York Times entered the 21st century carrying the same old bad habits, as Ashley Rindsberg documents in The Gray Lady Winked. In the first part of our review we summarized his findings on the paper’s shameful coverage of the rise of Nazism and Communism and its suppression of news of the ongoing Holocaust. In the second part: More hostility toward Jews,…
Michael Moore Slams Bush 'War Criminals,' Fight Climate Change Instead
On Sunday night, far-left MSNBC host Mehdi Hasan joined far-left propagandist Michael Moore in lamenting that members of the George W. Bush administration were not convicted of war crimes. He also declared that the "defense" budget of the U.S. should be aimed at fighting "climate change" instead of military projects like helping to defend Israel with the Iron Dome missile defense system.
ABC Lets Michael Moore LIE About Bush Handling of 9/11 Aftermath
On Saturday morning's GMA, ABC's Dan Harris allowed liberal propagandist Michael Moore to sully the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks by falsely claiming that the George W. Bush administration gave Osama bin Laden's family a special pass to leave the country while all other planes were barred from flying.
Afghanistan: Scarborough Scoffs At Biden Aide's 'No Abandonment' Claim
On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough scoffs at the claim by Biden's State Department spokesman who said of Afghanistan that "this is not abandonment. This is not an evacuation. This is not the wholesale withdrawal." That's "exactly what it is," retorts Scarborough. And retired Navy Admiral and Supreme Allied Commander Europe James Stavridis says calls the abrupt Biden withdrawal a "very dark moment…
Rumsfeld Dies, MSNBC's Mohyeldin Blames Him, U.S. For Mideast Misery
Former two-time Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld died on Wednesday at the age of 88. Given his role in the Iraq War, both in its conception and in how it was fought, it was inevitable that media reaction would be at least somewhat critical. On his MSNBC show, Ayman Mohyeldin, however, went much further, blaming him and the U.S. for the misery that exists in Iraq and Afghanistan.
A Ceasefire Solves Nothing
In outlining the goal for winning the Persian Gulf War against Saddam Hussein for invading and occupying Kuwait in 1991, Gen. Colin Powell, then the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said, “Our strategy to go after this army is very, very simple. First, we're going to cut it off, and then we're going to kill it.” The ceasefire announced last week between the terrorist organization Hamas…
WHAT?! Cooper Compares Trump, Supporters to Hutus in Rwandan Genocide
Tuesday night on CNN, AC360 host Anderson Cooper added to the Jeffrey Zucker-led network’s resume of hate against those they disagree with as he compared former President Donald Trump and his supporters to those that carried out the Bosnian and Rwanda genocides in the 1990s. And to underscore Cooper’s seriousness, a NewsBusters search found that he also leveled these comparisons back on…
Tucker Blasts Liberal Media for ‘Rigging’ the Election by Hiding Biden
Leading off his eponymous Fox News Channel show on Tuesday, host Tucker Carlson analyzed the 2020 election results with two basic questions that, thanks to the liberal media (and as borne out in our new MRC poll), went unanswered: “What does Joe Biden believe? What are his plans for our country?”
NBC's Nance Likens 69 Million Trump Voters to Mideast Terrorists
Appearing as a panel member on Friday's Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO, NBC News terrorism analyst Malcolm Nance was loaded with vitriol against everyone who voted for President Donald Trump. After fearmongering about the possibility that ISIS-like pro-Trump paramilitary groups would form to revolt against a Joe Biden administration, the NBC analyst specifically accused all 69…