Ken Burns Hysterically Warns of 'Authoritarianism,' 'Nationalism'
Documentarian Ken Burns took his book tour to PBS’s Amanpour and Company on Tuesday where he hysterically warned that “authoritarianism” and “nationalism” are on the rise in America putting everything from elections to the independent judiciary in trouble. With analysis such as that, it should not be surprising Burns was both short on facts and hypocritical when making his assessment…
PBS Blames DeSantis, 'Right-Wing Influencers' For Colorado Shooting
A Thursday interview of Equality Florida press secretary Brandon Wolf by PBS Amanpour and Company’s Hari Sreenivasan was taped before the revelation that the Colorado Springs shooter identifies as non-binary, but that is not an excuse for blaming Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and “right-wing influencers” for motivating others to commit or threaten to commit acts of violence.
Ruhle Skips New Colorado Evidence, Labels Rush King Of Misinformation
As its name suggests, MSNBC’s The 11th Hour airs at 11:00 Eastern, which on Tuesday was well after the bombshell report that the Colorado Springs shooter identifies as non-binary. Still, host Stephanie Ruhle wondered how to combat conservatives who are “dehumanizing” anyone who isn’t a white heterosexual. Later, irony died as she labeled Rush Limbaugh ‘the king” of misinformation.
Late Night Blames Guns, Masculinity, SCOTUS, And More For Shooting
NBC Late Night with Seth Meyers writer Jenny Hagel and CBS The Late Show host Stephen Colbert reacted to the shooting at a Colorado Springs gay nightclub that left five dead by making sure they mentioned every possible left-wing cliché by blaming everything from gun culture, the Supreme Court, unhealthy concepts of masculinity, homophobia, transphobia, to conservatives.
Brinkley: Pelosi 'The Most Important' Speaker 'In American History'
Presidential historian Douglas Brinkley joined CNN Inside Politics John King on Friday to talk about Nancy Pelosi’s place in history. As Brinkley tells it, Pelosi is the most significant Speaker in American history because she helped pass liberal legislation, mainly Obamacare.
Mika Demands GOP 'Make Your Mother Proud' And Praise Pelosi
The never-ending worship of Nancy Pelosi continued on Friday’s Morning Joe on MSNBC as host Mika Brzezinski repeatedly asked House Republicans “who raised you?” in response to the lack of praise from the GOP and demanded they make their mothers proud by reversing course.
Noah Tees Up Obama to Blame Fox for State of Political Discourse
Former President Barack Obama swung by The Daily Show with Trevor Noah on Comedy Central on Wednesday to promote his foundation’s “Democracy Forum.” With the state of democracy being the prime focus of the conversation, Noah asked why the state of political discourse is so bad. Proving that some things never change, Obama blamed Fox News.
MSNBC Fawns Over Pelosi, Her White Suit, And Opposition To Trump
From Nancy Pelosi herself to her white suit to her relationship with former President Trump, MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell and her Thursday guests could not stop gushing over Pelosi before and after her speech announcing she step down from House Democratic leadership in the next Congress.
How Kind! CNN: GOP ‘Endorses Violence and Lies,’ Now ‘Party of Putin’
With the January 6 hearings well underway, the media and Democrats want to keep the focus on bashing the Republican Party and portraying them as an extremist party ahead of the midterm elections. So for Monday’s Don Lemon Tonight on CNN, Lemon and former Defense Secretary and Senator William Cohen added to the mix stating outright, that that these people rely on violence and “write laws which…
'Write It Down,' Ruhle Gives Democrats Campaign, Abortion Advice
The 11th Hour host Stephanie Ruhle confirmed on her Thursday show what many already suspected: her show exists to give Democrats campaign advice. Ruhle told Democrats to “write it down, post it up somewhere” after legal analyst Neal Katyal went on a factually challenged diatribe on Oklahoma’s new pro-life bill and Justice Alito’s leaked draft opinion.
Chuck Todd Declares GOP To Be Appeasers of White Supremacy
Chuck Todd went off the rails on the Tuesday installment of MTP Daily on MSNBC where he declared that the GOP chickens are “coming home to roost” after years of appeasing white supremacists because they refuse to get onboard with the Democrats’ domestic terrorism bill.
Avlon Laments 'Blow to Our Democracy' After RNC Debate Withdrawal'
On CNN’s Friday installment of New Day, John Avlon reacted to the news that the RNC has withdrawn from the Commission on Presidential Debates with one of his “reality checks” that characteristically featured plenty of pretentiousness, but not a lot of reality.
'Hard Right Turn': MSNBC Aghast At Republicans Being Republicans
Republicans are busy acting like Republicans and Andrea Mitchell and her Thursday panel of guests on MSNBC are beside themselves. From abortion, not giving minors puberty blockers, not teaching elementary students about sexual orientation, guns, the Commission of Presidential Debates, to redistricting, she warned about the GOP’s “hard right turn.”
Noah: GOP 'A**holes' Wanted 'Free N-Word Passes' After Jackson Vote
On Monday’s installment of The Daily Show on Comedy Central, host Trevor Noah declared that Republican senators who did not stay and applaud Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation to the Supreme Court were “assholes” who wanted to get their “free N-word passes.” After crediting Mitt Romney for staying and applauding the vote results, Noah turned his attention to other Republicans, “All…