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What’s Playing at the Kennedy
WASHINGTON -- Last week in this space I wrote about culture and how essential it is to the politics of a nation. If the culture of a country is upbeat, the country will be fine. If the culture of a country is in decline, its politics will follow. Simply put, culture prefigures politics. Russia -- once referred to as the Soviet Union -- is an example of what I have in mind. Imagine mighty…
NY Post’s Nelson Grills WH on Biden Corruption, Farcical Press Access
Wednesday’s White House press briefing featured, among other happenings, a rare feat with not one but two bouts featuring Biden flunkies and the New York Post’s Steven Nelson as well as a sudden curiosity surrounding Tara Reade now that she’s emerged as a flunky herself for Russian dictator Vladimir Putin.
Scarborough Humble-Brags About Being Banned from Russia By Putin
On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough humble brags about being on a list of people banned by Putin from entering Russia.
Amanpour Rips Her Own Network's Trump Town Hall In Commencement Speech
The internal dissent at CNN over the town hall with Donald Trump erupted into public view on Wednesday as Christiane Amanpour accepted the Columbia Journalism Award during the school’s commencement ceremonies. During her speech, Amanapour also encouraged the graduates to put neutrality aside in the pursuit of liberal ideas, or in her words “truth.”
Joe Biden’s 3 Stooges, Running the Show
WASHINGTON -- Sergey Lavrov, Russia’s suave minister of foreign affairs, was recently asked by one of Russia’s ubiquitous billionaires: whom does President Vladimir Putin seek advice from on the Ukraine war? He responded that Putin has only three advisers, though they are renowned. They are Ivan the Terrible, Peter the Great and Catherine the Great. By the way, how did Russia amass so many…
George Conway: Tucker Viewers 'Don't Want to Think for Themselves'
On Morning Joe, George Conway of the disgraced Lincoln Project, commenting on the departure of Tucker Carlson from Fox News, says that Carlson's MAGA viewers "don't want to think for themselves."
MSNBC's Mueller Man Admits Bragg's Felony Case Against Trump 'Unclear'
On Nicolle Wallace's MSNBC show, Andrew Weissmann, the "pitbull" anti-Trump lead prosecutor in the Mueller investigation, admits he doesn't really understand the theory by which Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg bumped up to felonies the misdemeanors with which he charged Donald Trump. But Nicolle Wallace is so thrilled by the indictment that she bursts into hysterical laughter.
AP Cries ‘Pro-Moscow’ Twitter Steered Ohio Train Disaster Debate
The Associated Press attempted to blame Twitter owner Elon Musk and “pro-Russian” Twitter accounts for Americans’ distrust of Big Daddy Government and liberal media gaslighting about the toxic Ohio train disaster. Talk about a ridiculous attempt at a stretch.
Will Upcoming ‘Orwell’ Doc Miss Entire Point of ‘1984?’
There’s never been a better time for a refresher course on George Orwell’s “1984.”
Scarborough Tells Trump — America: Love It or Leave It to Russia!
On Morning Joe, accusing Donald Trump of hating America, Joe Scarborough tells him to leave and go to Russia.
Colbert Labels Reagan A Crack Dealer, Condemns Pro-Lifers With Harris
CBS’s Stephen Colbert sat down for a softball interview with Vice President Kamala Harris on Wednesday for an interview where the duo lamented pro-life laws and the toughest question was Colbert wondering if the administration was not sufficiently radical on the environment. Colbert would also use Wednesday’s edition of The Late Show to label Ronald Reagan a crack dealer.
Reality Beckons in Ukraine
An out-of-context video featuring Ukraine's president, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, quoted him claiming American sons and daughters will have to fight and die in Ukraine. Isolationists and pro-Russian propagandists all seized on the video to denounce American funding of Ukraine's war effort. Understanding Zelenskyy's statement in its context, he is right.
Will We Pay Any Price? And Bear Any Burden?
“…We shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and success of liberty." – John F. Kennedy Inaugural Address Jan. 20, 1961. Those were simpler, though not less dangerous times. The Soviet Union was seen as America’s number one enemy. China had not begun to challenge its position as the world’s most powerful nation. Foreign…
Morning Joe Praises Fox News's Defense of Biden Visiting Ukraine
Morning Joe praised Fox News in general, and Brit Hume in particular, for defending President Biden's visit to Ukraine before making a visit to East Palestine. Hume made the point that a president's prime responsibility is the national defense.