FLASHBACK: ‘Cynical’ ‘Traitors’ Questioned Clinton’s Military Strike
January 8th, 2020 9:00 AM
Ever since Donald Trump last week ordered the killing of Iranian terrorist Qasem Soleimani, journalists have skeptically questioned his motives and the timing of the strike in the midst of an impeachment effort. On the Sunday Today, Harry Smith cynically noted that “impeachment, no one’s talked about impeachment, what, for two or three days now?” The New York Times wondered if…
CNN’s Amanpour Shows More Deference to Iranian VP than Sec. Esper
January 8th, 2020 1:24 AM
CNN International and PBS host Chrisitane Amanpour opened Tuesday’s joint program (airing live in the afternoon on the former then late-night on PBS) with two interviews in which she couldn’t have been more stark, going softer on an Iranian vice president than U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper. In other words, it was par for the course with Amanpour.
MSNBC Touts Iranian Lies About U.S. Troops, Hails ‘Revered’ Soleimani
January 7th, 2020 11:02 PM
On Tuesday’s Hardball and reacting to Iran having launched missiles at an Iraqi military base housing U.S. soldiers, NBC News Tehran bureau chief Ali Arouzi likely bolstered his perch in the eyes of the Iranian regime, promoting one propaganda point after another to MSNBC host Chris Matthews. This included the utterly false claim that “30 U.S. soldiers have been killed in this attack…
As Missiles Rain on U.S. Troops, ABC Touts Iran ‘Kept Its Promise’
January 7th, 2020 8:58 PM
As ABC’s evening newscast was coming on the air Tuesday, Americans were just getting word that Iran was firing ballistic missiles at U.S. troops stationed in Iraq. In an irreverent announcement about the attempt to kill Americans from World News Tonight anchor David Muir, the network touted that the murderous Iranian regime had “kept its promise” to attack U.S. troops again. It…
Time Magazine Advises Parents on Talking to Kids About Iran
January 7th, 2020 8:00 PM
Time Magazine is trying to put out the fires of hysteria generated by the death of U.S.-designated Iranian terrorist Qassem Soleimani. Apparently the death of the brutal military leader weighs heavy, especially on the consciences of America’s children, so Time produced a guide for parents who need to talk to their kids about it.
Telemundo Came Looking for a Victim, Got a Military Spouse Instead
January 7th, 2020 4:42 PM
The drums of war continue to beat on Telemundo. NBC’s Spanish-language sister affiliate, fresh from yesterday’s scaremongering, sought a victim for today’s “impact on the families” story, ahead of potential troop movements to the Middle East. But they got a lot more than what they expected.
Add Iran’s Leadership to Ash Heap of History
January 7th, 2020 4:06 PM
Addressing the British Parliament in 1982, President Ronald Reagan outlined a plan for placing the Soviet Union and Marxism-Leninism on the “ash heap of history.” It is an objective President Trump might pursue against the mullahs in Iran, who are subsidizing terrorism in the Middle East and threatening to export it elsewhere. The latest military and verbal volleys between the United…
Seth Meyers Slams 'Lumpy White Guys' on Fox Pushing Iran War
January 7th, 2020 3:25 PM
On the late Monday, early Tuesday edition of Late Night with Seth Neyers on NBC, the liberal host devoted his nightly commentary to trashing "lumpy white guys" who have appeared on Fox News recently to defend President Donald Trump's decision to order the killing of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani. Meyers accused Republican Senator Lindsey Graham and George W. Bush White House…
NBC’s Engel Touts Soleimani Mural Taunting U.S. Diplomats in Baghdad
January 7th, 2020 1:13 PM
After claiming on Monday that the U.S. turned Qasem Soleimani “into a martyr, if not a saint,” on Tuesday’s Today show, NBC’s chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel touted a “large mural” of the Iranian terrorist being put up across from the U.S. embassy in Baghdad as a way of taunting American officials in the Iraqi capital.
CRAY CRAY: AP Gets Weak Knees for Ayatollah’s ‘Tears’ at Funeral
January 6th, 2020 2:52 PM
Continuing the liberal media’s disturbing infatuation with the murderous Iranian regime, the Associated Press published an embarrassing 831-word puff piece Monday morning about “the typically reserved and measured” Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s “rare display of emotion” in which his “voice cracked under the weight of the moment” at Qasem Soleimani’…
NYTimes A1: Soleimani ‘Universally Admired...Near Cult Figure Status'
January 5th, 2020 8:08 PM
On the front of Sunday’s New York Times, reporters Farnaz Fassihi and Richard Perez-Pena warned Iran was united “in anger at the United States” over the targeted takedown of Iranian military leader and terrorist Qasem Soleimani at Baghdad airport. The online headline deck tilted toward dire warnings from a united, America-hating Iran: “Iranians Close Ranks Behind Leaders…
On Soleimani, NBC's Engel Gives Joy Reid the 'Wrong' Answers!
January 4th, 2020 12:11 PM
Joy Reid interviews Richard Engel, NBC News chief foreign correspondent, regarding the strike on Soleimani. Contrary to what she was no doubt hoping for, Engel says it was likely that Soleimani was indeed in Iraq to plan an attack, and moreover that he had no reason to doubt that he directed the attack on the US embassy in Iraq.
‘NBC Nightly News’ Turns Itself into Infomercial for Iranian Regime
January 3rd, 2020 9:49 PM
Friday’s NBC Nightly News capped an ugly 24 hours for the liberal media after U.S. airstrikes killed Iranian terrorist Qasem Soleimani by doubling down on its bias, flashing outrageous chyrons, and fluffing pillows for the Iranians over the course of nearly 12 minutes of coverage. With help from anchor Lester Holt’s August visit to Tehran, this kowtow came at the expense of the…
Amanpour Struggles with Soleimani Strike, Knocks Bin Laden Raid
January 3rd, 2020 7:01 PM
Like many of her CNN colleagues, CNN International and PBS host Christane Amanpour didn’t exactly have jubilant reactions Friday morning to the news of Qasem Soleimani's death via a U.S. airstrike. Instead, Amanpour did everything she could to rhetorically dismiss, question, and undercut the operation, taking shots at the U.S., hailing the French of possessing foreign policy…