Newsweek Callously Speculates Over Melania Dumping President Trump

On Thursday, Newsweek published an absolutely uncaring article speculating if First Lady Melania Trump will leave her husband aka President Trump. Writer Beatrice Dupuy's piece was enitled, “Is Melania Leaving President Trump? After Body Double Rumors, You Can Now Bet On It” and wrote that, using the Irish bookmaker Paddy Power, it's now “25 percent more…

NYT Columnist Forwards Phony Fears of ‘Self-Censorship’ in Trump Era

New York Times media columnist Jim Rutenberg, hyper-sensitive to threats to his profession from fearsome President Trump -- found his most dubious one yet and wrote it up as a dark threat barely averted in Saturday’s “A Newsroom Risk In the Trump Era: Self-Censorship.” He got right into the drama, with Trump as a fascist-in-formation: "This is how the muzzling starts: not…

Ted Cruz, Islamic Fatwa on Rushdie: Both 'Hard-Line' at the NY Times

So what’s the connection between Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz and Islamic organizations in Iran who just upped the reward for killing “blasphemous” novelist Salman Rushdie? Both are “hard-line” ideologues in the eyes of the New York Times.
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'The X-Files' Just Confounded PC Expectations for Terrorism on TV

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A show that has already attacked conservatives and brought us evil pro-life Catholics this season just portrayed terrorists in a totally unexpected way. The X-Files episode “Babylon” begins with a young Muslim man praying to Allah before going about his day, speaking Arabic with a friend and heading to an art gallery. But in The X-Files, …
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Cuomo to Pam Geller: 'You're Throwing A Stone;' 'Overt Provocation'

CNN's Chris Cuomo pressed Pam Geller on Thursday's New Day over her leadership of "a group that does take shots at Islam on a regular basis." Cuomo underlined that "you can show the cartoon. People have the equal right to criticize your showing the cartoon as an overt provocation of a religion." He also wondered,  "Why go slight for slight with the Muslims?…
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Marc Lamont Hill: Terror Not an ‘Islamic Issue,' Some 'Are Christians'

Presbyterians chanting “Death to America!” Methodists beheading people on video, and those hateful Episcopalian fundamentalists stoning women to death for being raped. The world is clearly in the grip of a Christian terror crisis. Well, no. But Marc Lamont Hill would have CNN viewers believe Christians are as terror-prone as Islamists.  A CNN panel with host Don Lemon, CNN…
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'SNL' Awkwardly Notes (Not Mocks) Fear of Drawing Muhammad

NBC's Saturday Night Live awkwardly made fun of things you just cannot depict at risk of death. In a TV game show called Picture Perfect -- that looked a little like Pictionary and a little like NBC's own Hollywood Game Night -- cast member Bobby Moynihan (complete with Chris Farley-esque hair) was asked to draw an image of "The Prophet Muhammad." "Hilarity" ensued…

Liberals Shocked: Fox Airs Disagreements on Pamela Geller's Contest

Love her or hate her, Pamela Geller has been getting a lot of buzz with the fallout of her "Draw Muhammad" contest. Apparently, the people at Politico are shocked that Fox News is living up to its “Fair and Balanced” slogan, claiming that the network personalities “…have seemingly been at odds all week over Pamela Geller.”  Oh my. Two different views…
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Juan Williams Gets in 'Hot Debate' Over 'Muhammad Cartoon Contest'

During Thursday evening's edition of Hannity on the Fox News Channel, political analyst Juan Williams clashed with Pamela Geller regarding the “Muhammad Cartoon Contest” she organized in Garland, Texas, this past weekend. Two Islamic militants tried to attack the event but were shot and killed before they could disrupt it. At one point in what the Fox News website called a…

AP Tweet: Geller ‘Has No Regrets’ About Event 'That Ended in 2 Deaths'

In a tweet from the Associated Press (AP) on Thursday evening, the AP charged that American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) President Pamela Geller had “no regrets” about holding a Prophet Mohammad “cartoon contest” in Texas Sunday “that ended in 2 deaths” in the form of two Islamic extremists shot by security as they tried to carry out a terrorist attack.
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NBC Skips 'Islamic Extremists' or 'Terrorists' Labels for TX Shooters

In covering the failed terrorist attack at a Prophet Mohammad cartoon event in Texas, NBC neglected to describe the two gunmen on Monday evening as “Islamic extremists” or “terrorists,” while ABC, CBS, and NBC prominently touted the Southern Poverty Law Center’s (SPLC) description of AFDI as an “anti-Muslim” or “anti-Islamic” “hate group…
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Matthews Blames the Victim: AFDI 'Caused' Attack in Garland, Texas

Taking a classic blame-the-victim posture on his May 4 Hardball program, host Chris Matthews joined terrorism expert Evan Kohlmann in blaming The American Freedom Defense Initiative for the would-be terror attack at the Garland, Texas, event on Sunday.
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CNN Touts 'Hate Group' Claim Against Group Targeted in Texas Attack

On Monday's New Day, CNN's Alisyn Camerota played up how the leftist Southern Poverty Law Center labeled the group targeted by two suspected Islamists in Texas a "hate group." Camerota underlined that "other people say" that Pamela Geller's American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) is "even a hate group, and that they're vehemently anti-Islam....They talk…
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MSNBC’s Roberts Lets SPLC’s Potok Compare AFDI to Klan

In the wake of an attempted mass shooting at a free speech event hosted by the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) in Texas, on Monday MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts hosted Mark Potok of the far left Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and allowed him to equate them with a “Klan group that decides to hold a cartoon contest satirizing black people.”