No Surprise Here: Some CNNers Are NOT Taking Soleimani’s Death Well
January 3rd, 2020 12:26 AM
Late Thursday night in the U.S., the Defense Department accepted responsibility for the air strike that killed key Iranian military figure and Quds Force head Qassim Soleimani, less than a week after U.S. airstrikes on the Iranian-backed Kataib Hezbollah and just over two months after the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakar al-Baghdadi. But for some CNNers, it was a rough night. Much like their…
WashPost Gushes Over Reportedly Killed Iranian as ‘Most Revered’
January 2nd, 2020 9:25 PM
Reacting to news Thursday night that top Iranian military Gen. Qassim Soleimani might be among the dead in a U.S. airstrike, The Washington Post continued its streak of showing deep respect to Islamic terrorists, boasting in both a headline and push alert: “Airstrike at Baghdad airport kills Iran’s most revered military leader, Qassem Soleimani, Iraqi state television reports.”
By Bombing Hezbollah, Trump Is Bombing 'War Heroes' Says MSNBC
January 2nd, 2020 10:15 AM
You can stop looking for the top example of Trump Derangement Syndrome, because it was found on Wednesday's MSNBC Live. In a New Year's Day segment that could end up on a future year-in-review, Hillary Mann Leverett went all in for Iran and their Kata'ib Hezbollah proxies that killed an American on Friday and injured four soldiers.
MSNBC Blames Trump For Embassy Crisis in Iraq
January 1st, 2020 8:14 PM
MSNBC, the network that has never seen a "Trump is coddling our enemies" angle to a story it did not indulge, took time on Tuesday to blame President Trump and the U.S. for the deteriorating situation in Iraq as pro-Iranian militia elements and their supporters besieged the U.S. embassy in Baghdad Tuesday evening Baghdad time.
Fox News Recalls Biden Advised Against Bin Laden Raid
November 1st, 2019 6:50 PM
On Thursday's Fox and Friends, co-host Steve Doocy took the time to show viewers an embarrassing piece of video from former Vice President Joe Biden not highlighted elsewhere in the media in which the Democratic presidential candidate admitted that he advised President Barack Obama against the raid that killed Osama bin Laden in 2011.
CBS, NBC Flaunt U.S. Troops Assailed With Potatoes, Shamed By Kurds
October 21st, 2019 8:55 PM
With U.S. troop convoys making their way back into Iraq, the Monday evening newscasts of CBS and NBC showed off images of troop carriers being assailed by Kurds who were lobbing “potatoes and other objects” at them as they drove by. NBC, in particular, was vicious enough to highlight a sign trying to shame U.S. troops and blame them for the deaths of children.
MSNBC Pushes Myth Bush Admin Outed CIA Agent As 'Retaliation'
October 1st, 2019 11:10 AM
Late last week, after word came that the former ambassador to Iraq, Joe Wilson, had passed away, MSNBC repeated some of the misinformation that journalists and other liberals pushed during the George W. Bush era as anchors Joy Reid and Katy Tur lauded Wilson for disputing President Bush's claims that Saddam Hussein had tried to acquire uranium in Africa before the invasion of Iraq.
NY Times Hails Bush-Hating ‘American Hero’ Joseph Wilson in Obituary
September 29th, 2019 7:25 PM
New York Times reporters David Sanger and Neil Genzlinger marked the passing of Joseph Wilson, who became a media hero in 2003, when he published an op-ed in the New York Times challenging the Bush administration’s case for war in Iraq. He became a fierce anti-war activist against President Bush and the case for war against Saddam Hussein. The Times used Wilson’s death as a chance to push an…
CBS Passes Along Threat of Violence Against U.S. from Iraqi Politician
May 23rd, 2019 8:47 PM
On Monday, CBS correspondent Roxana Saberi used Iraqi President Barham Salih to shame the United States for the military response to threats posed by Iran against U.S. forces and interests in the region. Then, on Thursday’s CBS Evening News, she appeared to up the ante by passing along a threat of violence against the U.S. made by an Iraqi politician who was part of an Iranian-backed “militia”.
‘Permanent Displacement’: Atlantic Alarmed for Middle East Christians
May 23rd, 2019 4:03 PM
An Atlantic article by Staff Writer Emma Green titled, “The Impossible Future of Christians in the Middle East,” is something of a small miracle. Where most liberal outlets are reluctant to mention, let alone explore, the plight of Christians in Muslim-majority nations, Green lays out what’s at stake: “The precarious state of Christianity in Iraq is tragic on its own terms. The world may soon…
CBS Used Iraqi President to Shame U.S. Response to Iranian Threats
May 20th, 2019 11:27 PM
Despite the fact a rocket landed in the Baghdad green zone close to the U.S. Embassy over the weekend, the CBS Evening News was more interested in wagging its finger at the U.S.’s response to intelligence reports suggesting possible Iranian backed attacks were coming. To back up their position, CBS relied on Iraqi President Barham Salih.
‘Reliable Sources?’ Lib Journos Loved Holocaust-Denying Al Jazeera
May 20th, 2019 3:11 PM
Being a lefty journalist means never having to say you’re sorry. Good thing, too. You’d be so busy wiping egg from your face you’d barely have time to scream about climate change causing pregnant hens to fly. Take media-types’ early, swooning support for Al Jazeera’s attempts to enter the U.S. market. Sure, character witnesses Nicholas Kristof, Brian Stelter and the Boston Globe said, The…
Gen. Petraeus DESTROYS ABC Fear Mongering, Trump Not for War With Iran
May 19th, 2019 1:33 PM
Despite warnings from the Trump administration about an imminent attack by Iran or its proxies against American allies and forces, and the attack against oil tankers that followed, the liberal media has been claiming the threat from Iran was being overblown by an administration itching for a war. But, during an interview with ABC’s chief global affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz for This Week,…
ABC/NBC: Iran Warnings a ‘Real Test’ of Trust in Trump, 'Faulty' Intel
May 15th, 2019 11:56 PM
The USS Abraham Lincoln was speeding to the Persian Gulf, U.S. military bases in the Middle East were on high alert, then on Wednesday nonemergency staff for the U.S. Embassy in Iraq were ordered to leave because the U.S. had intelligence of an “imminent” Iranian-backed attack. But the liberal media, which often carries water for the regime, was skeptical. ABC News suggested it was “faulty” intel…