Stop Pretending Pandemic Politics Are the New Norm

April 2nd, 2020 2:39 PM
"There are no libertarians in a global pandemic." So goes the smug punchline of large-government advocates who point to the necessity of collective action in the face of an unprecedented global crisis. Without government, they say, we'd all be dead. Few libertarians would disagree. The hardcore libertarians at Reason magazine aren't spending their days fulminating over the evils…

MSNBC Blames: David Koch Symbolized 'Influence of Dark Money'

August 23rd, 2019 7:25 PM
The passing of free market and libertarian activist David Koch on Friday was met by much of the media with a dignified reaction that highlighted Koch's politics, but without portraying him as the cause of all that is wrong with the contemporary political climate. MSNBC Live guest host Chris Jansing took a different route, instead choosing to label the "Billionaire conservative…

‘Good Riddance, Evil Sack of A**’: Celebs Dance on David Koch's Grave

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August 23rd, 2019 2:43 PM
“Ding Dong the Witch Is Dead” seems to be part of progressives’ commute playlist this morning, as news of the death of their political donor boogeyman, David Koch, reverberated around the internet. Several leftwing celebs jumped to Twitter to celebrate the billionaire philanthropist’s death, as he was a major donor to the Republican party. Too bad the man was probably one…
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'What About Guns Right Now?' CNN's Blitzer Pushes Gun Control

November 9th, 2018 11:42 AM
Showing that he’s anything but a fair news anchor, CNN’s The Situation Room host Wolf Blitzer was yet another journalist who tried to make the Thousand Oaks, California bar shooting about gun control despite the state having perhaps the country’s strictest gun laws and state mental health experts had cleared the disturbed individual (thus still allowing him to purchase firearms…
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ABC Drama: Terrorist Revealed as Libertarian Wanting 'Free Enterprise'

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May 3rd, 2018 1:41 AM
Now that the matter of presidential removal has been covered, ABC’s Designated Survivor can go back to what it’s best at: promoting the liberal agenda. When it’s not overtly defending liberal values, the show usually spends time demeaning political opponents, and this week’s story is probably the dumbest attack I’ve seen this season. Forget ISIS or even Antifa,…
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Morning Joe: Criticizing McCain = ‘Lack of Humanity’

September 25th, 2017 3:32 PM
On Monday’s Morning Joe, hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski spent most of the show obsessing over various comments made by President Trump at a rally in Huntsville, Alabama last Friday. They took special umbrage, however, at Trump calling out Senator John McCain for being the deciding vote in scuttling a Republican ObamaCare repeal effort this past July. The hosts’ extremely…

NPR Touts Protest of 200 ObamaCare Supporters in Deep-Red Texas

June 27th, 2017 10:30 PM
On Monday, NPR promoted a demonstration of 200 ObamaCare supporters, who gathered in a county in Texas where President Donald Trump almost got 80 percent of the popular vote. Despite this statistic, the public radio outlet couldn't find any conservatives for their report on All Things Considered. All but one of the sound bites during the segment came from ObamaCare backers. The remaing clip…
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P. J. O'Rourke Attacks Lack of Intelligence in ‘Giant Toddler’ Trump

March 15th, 2017 10:10 PM
MSNBC’s Hardball often levels outrageous and conspiracy driven attacks against President Donald Trump, but on top of the usual assault, things got rather personal during Wednesday’s edition. “Now I'm starting to think that attributing anything as intelligent as a plan to Donald Trump is just unnecessary, I'm overegging the pudding,” mocked author P. J. O’…
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RNC Official Schools CNN’s Brian Stelter on Liberal Media Bias

October 23rd, 2016 4:37 PM
Liberal media bias has become painfully obvious during the 2016 election cycle. Between the severely lopsided coverage of political scandals and WikiLeaks exposing just how cozy the media is to the Clinton campaign, it’s nearly impossible to deny its existence. But that didn’t stop CNN’s Brian Stelter from trying on Reliable Sources Sunday. “But how is this anything more…
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CNN’s Dana Bash Tag Teams With Mark Cuban to Trash Trump on ‘Chelsea'

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September 26th, 2016 5:05 PM
The episode titled “Would You Buy Your Dad a Hooker?” of Netflix’s Chelsea turned into a team effort between billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks Mark Cuban and CNN’s Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash promoting the candidacy of Hillary Clinton for President and dissing Donald Trump.

USA Today Suspends Glenn Reynolds Following Charlotte-Related Tweet

September 24th, 2016 3:45 PM
On Wednesday, in response to news that violent people the press insists on describing as "protesters" in Charlotte were stopping traffic on Interstate 277, University of Tennessee law professor and Instapundit founding blogger Glenn Reynolds retweeted a related story with three words of advice: "Run them down." As a result, Twitter, which continues to allow the existence…

NYT Hits Pot-Smoking, ‘Disqualified’ Johnson on Aleppo, Falls on Face

September 9th, 2016 12:55 PM
The networks finally notices the presidential candidacy of Libertarian Gary Johnson, when it can show him stumbling. The New York Times jumped on to his "Aleppo" flub with two left feet -- only to fall flat on its face as well. Times reporter Alan Rappeport filed the giddily hostile “‘What Is Aleppo?’ Libertarian Presidential Candidate Asks in an Interview Stumble.…
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Sharpton Frets that Gary Johnson Is ‘Taking Votes from Hillary’

August 14th, 2016 12:18 PM
The Libertarian Party candidate for president, Gary Johnson, joined Al Sharpton on MSNBC’s PoliticsNation Sunday to discuss the prospects of a third party’s chances of success in 2016. But Sharpton’s real goal seemed to be to defend Hillary Clinton and discredit Libertarians by asking Johnson, “Do you ever have any slight fear even that you may be taking votes from Hillary…

CNN Airs Nearly 200 X's More Coverage On Trump Controversies Than Iran

August 3rd, 2016 1:47 PM
CNN set aside nearly half of its air time on Wednesday's New Day to various recent controversies involving the Trump campaign — 1 hour, 24 minutes, and 18 seconds over three hours. By contrast, the program clearly didn't think much of the Wall Street Journal's Tuesday revelation that the Obama administration secretly airlifted $400 million in cash to Iran. John Berman gave a 27-…