Morning Joe: Kasich 'Reaganesque', Medicaid Answer 'Best of the Night'

August 7th, 2015 11:28 AM
Following Thursday night’s explosive Republican primary debate on Fox News, MSNBC’s Morning Joe was in Cleveland for reaction. A panel heaped praise on Ohio governor John Kasich, particularly regarding his response to a question about Medicaid expansion. Willie Geist described it as “the best answer of the entire night that any candidate gave.” Host Joe Scarborough thought he “hit it out of the…

NPR Bewails Texas's 'Unqualified No' to Medicaid Expansion

May 29th, 2015 5:42 PM
Friday's Morning Edition on NPR did its best to try to promote the liberal cause of expanding Medicaid in Texas. Wade Goodwyn lined up six soundbites from pro-expansion talking heads, versus only two from former Texas Governor Rick Perry, an opponent. Goodwyn played up that "in hating the Affordable Care Act, the state is leaving on the table as much as a hundred billion dollars of federal money…

WashPost’s Dana Milbank Blames North Carolina GOP For Woman’s Deat

July 29th, 2014 5:25 PM
On July 1, a local hospital in Belhaven, North Carolina closed its doors in part because the state legislature opposed the expansion of Medicaid. Since its closure, the liberal media rallied behind the town’s mayor Adam O’Neal, who has repeatedly complained about his fellow Republicans refusing to expand Medicaid.  While O’Neal has become the newest media darling for the left, including…