CNN Host Rushes to Defend Biden on Ukraine, House GOP Whip Whacks Back

July 16th, 2024 2:10 PM

After many hours of covering the Trump-shooting story, CNN is reverting to questioning Donald Trump (and now J.D. Vance) as sympathizers of Vladimir Putin. On Tuesday morning, anchor Kate Bolduan pressed House Majority Whip Tom Emmer on Ukraine, starting with a reflexive defense of Biden.


Visting Angels? Pre-Selected WH Reporters FAIL to Grill Ailing Biden

July 11th, 2024 10:58 PM

After repeated pushbacks, President Biden’s much-anticipated press conference did little Thursday night to change that his presidency and reelection chances remain in crisis, thanks to a pre-selected list of reporters who gingerly went about his cognitive impairment and, in some cases, strayed completely from the story that’s come to dominate the global body politic.


ABC Hypes Biden's 'Contrasts' With Trump, Apologies For GOP In France

June 8th, 2024 11:48 AM

For Saturday’s Good Morning America, ABC White House correspondent Mary Bruce went into full hype mode as she tried to tie President Joe Biden’s Pointe du Hoc speech with Ronald Reagan’s 40 years prior. She also gleefully noted “the contrasts” between Biden and Donald Trump while playing up the former apologizing for the GOP in France during his meeting with Ukrainian…

In Defense of Speaker Mike Johnson

April 25th, 2024 1:57 PM

 Author Herman Wouk captured well how to understand heroism. “Heroes are not supermen; they are good men who embody — by the cast of destiny — the virtue of their whole people in a great hour,” observed Wouk. We have today an American hero in the name of House Speaker Mike Johnson. Anyone with eyes open knows the world today is a very dangerous place.

Foreign Policy Splits the Parties

April 23rd, 2024 2:37 PM

In 2024, foreign policy doesn’t pit Republicans against Democrats so much as it pits Republicans against Republicans and Democrats against Democrats. For Joe Biden’s party, Israel is the fault line, with Democrats split between supporters of the Jewish State and those of Palestinian sympathies. For the party of Donald Trump, the internal conflict is over Ukraine, and the bitterness of the…

NYT Pouts Over Johnson Doing ‘What Passes for Brave in Today's GOP'

April 22nd, 2024 12:37 PM

Congressional correspondent Annie Karni got snarky against Republicans (and, perhaps some of her fellow reporters?) in Sunday’s New York Times, after House Speaker Mike Johnson received some backhanded praise from some quarters of the media/Democratic alliance for pushing a military aid bill for Ukraine through: “Mike Johnson, Like Pence, Does What Passes for Brave in Today’s GOP: His…


PBS Pundit Pals Hail Speaker Johnson Finding 'Inner Reagan' on Ukraine

April 21st, 2024 6:23 AM

The latest, foreign-policy-facing episode of Washington Week with The Atlantic found the weekly journalistic roundtable quite comfortable with both American hard and soft power -- as long as President Biden and the Democrats hold the reins. There was a scattering of hostile labeling, with three “far right” labels foisted on Republicans, but what was most striking was the panel’s…


Stewart Compares Israel To Russia, Blames It For Iranian Revolution

April 9th, 2024 11:03 AM

On Monday’s edition of The Daily Show on Comedy Central, Jon Stewart declared that Israel is not that different from Russia, which would make its American defenders hypocrites. Later, Stewart welcomed CNN/PBS’s Christiane Amanpour, where he further accused Israel of being a bad history student, but it was clear that it was Stewart who needed to reread his history books.


ABC’s Jon Karl Tries To Veep-Shame Marco Rubio, Gets SCHOOLED

March 24th, 2024 7:55 PM

While behind the moderator desk at ABC This Week, noted January 6th hysteric Jon Karl tried to “gotcha” Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) on several fronts during a broad-ranging interview, attempting to embarrass him over his prior primary against Donald Trump as Rubio is now under consideration, per reports, to be Trump’s 2024 running mate. Instead, Karl got shut down at each turn.


Hasan Compares Israel to Putin and Assad, Demands U.S. Let Hamas Live

March 1st, 2024 2:14 PM

Former MSNBC host Mehdi Hasan, who is launching his own media company, traveled to CNN NewsNight with Abby Phillip on Thursday to discuss the conflicting narratives behind the deaths of several Gazans who were gathered around an aid truck. While Hasan had no problems relying on Hamas-supplied statistics, he condemned the media for trusting the Israeli military while comparing it to…

Putin Is Pushing Where There’s Mush

February 26th, 2024 9:29 AM

This week, Vladimir Putin finally — allegedly — murdered his chief political rival and critic Alexei Navalny. Navalny’s death followed an attempt by Putin’s operatives in 2020 to kill him by poisoning; Navalny survived the attempt, worked with online specialists to unmask the actual agents responsible for the poisoning and then returned to Russia, where he was promptly arrested on trumped-up…


CNN’s Lee Asks Biden If GOP Has ‘Navalny’s Blood...on’ Their ‘Hands’

February 19th, 2024 1:02 PM

Speaking to President Biden on Monday morning over the loud hums of Marine One on the South Lawn, CNN White House correspondent M.J. Lee went full administration tool and lobbed a softball about whether House Republicans have deceased Russian dissident “Alexei Navalny’s blood...on” their “hands...right now” because they haven’t passed new aid for Ukraine.


WHOA: Stephen A. Smith Rips Apart Dems’ Insane Economic Policies

February 8th, 2024 5:36 PM

ESPN First Take host Stephen A. Smith has had enough of the leftist economic policies exacerbating Americans’ struggles to stay afloat amidst high prices and an unsustainable cost of living crisis.

NewsBusters Podcast: The Elites Explode Before Tucker's Putin Gabfest

February 7th, 2024 10:35 PM

Tucker Carlson announced he's in Moscow to interview Vladimir Putin. Elitists like Bill Kristol and Adam Kinzinger exploded in anger at the "traitor." Journalists have been known to interview anti-American tyrants before, so what gives?