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Huh? Joy Reid: Trump Responsible for Violence Against Asian Americans

February 9th, 2021 11:17 PM

On Monday evening, MSNBC’s fearmongering and race-baiting host Joy Reid conducted a lengthy and very awkward interview at the end of her show. The Reid Out host invited two Asian guests on to discuss how Donald Trump is single-handedly responsible for the purported proliferation of racist attacks against Asian Americans in the past year.

Column: Would President Hillary Be Blamed for Coronavirus Deaths?

September 11th, 2020 7:07 AM

Let’s focus on the nastiness of blaming hundreds of thousands of deaths on the president. Imagine, for a minute, that President Hillary Clinton was in power when the coronavirus arrived from China. Would the press place a single death at the White House door? 

NPR Finds Pro-Biden 'Pandemic Expert' to Suggest We're All Gonna Die

March 19th, 2020 12:36 PM
Washington Post reporter Carol Leonnig, burning up the best-seller charts right now with her anti-Trump book A Very Stable Genius, touted an interview with disease expert Laurie Garrett on the NPR talk show Here and Now. Garrett trashed President Trump's response and suggested if people still don't get social distancing, "we're all gonna drop dead." Garrett is a regular…

Pentagon Rescinds Franklin Graham’s Invitation, Al Sharpton is Welco

April 23rd, 2010 10:21 AM
The Pentagon rescinded the invitation of evangelist Franklin Graham to speak at its May 6 National Day of Prayer event because of complaints about his previous comments about Islam. The Military Religious Freedom Foundation expressed its concern over Graham's involvement with the event in an April 19 letter sent to Secretary of Defense Robert Gates. MRFF's complaint about Graham, the son of…

Washington Post: Government May Have to Waste Millions of H1N1 Vaccine

April 1st, 2010 5:29 PM
Last year many Americans were convinced the H1N1 virus, commonly called the swine flu, would turn into a pandemic. That’s no surprise given the fear mongering media.News media helped make the case for the government to rush a vaccine and the government spent over a billion dollars producing those vaccinations. But now, according to the April 1, 2010 Washington Post millions of vaccines are still…

MSNBC's Joe Scarborough: Joe Biden is the 'Greatest Vice President of

October 29th, 2009 12:18 PM
Update [Ken Shepherd, managing editor]: Scarborough responds via Twitter, insisting he was joking [see more at bottom of post]. Video embedded to the right.Joe Biden is the "greatest Vice President of our time."No, dear reader, I have not lost my marbles.  I'm merely citing MSNBC's token quasi-conservative Joe Scarborough, who said on this morning's edition of "Morning Joe":We…

Obama Administration Escapes Blame for H1N1 Flu Vaccine Shortage and D

October 26th, 2009 8:31 PM
Hard to imagine that if George W. Bush were still in office journalists would hesitate a moment to invoke his name in identifying a culprit for the current shortage and delay in delivery, well beyond the schedule promised by HHS's Centers for Disease Control, of the vaccine for the H1N1 “swine flu” virus. Remember Katrina? Coverage Monday night matches what I've seen over the…

Newsweek Gives Sideways Arrow to Joe Biden for Swine Flu Comment

May 5th, 2009 5:29 PM
The nation's gaffer-in-chief Joe Biden really stepped in it last week with his remarks about how Americans should avoid flying and taking the subway to avert coming down with the swine flu. It's safe to say the conventional wisdom around the country and inside the Beltway is that Biden really blundered.But not to Newsweek's Conventional Wisdom, which in the May 11-18 edition gave Obama's veep a…

Racist, Anti-Immigrant Conservatives Spread Hate

May 1st, 2009 9:30 PM

ABC Medical Editor Calms Down Media's Flu Coverage

May 1st, 2009 4:08 PM
After days of media alarm regarding the H1N1 virus, or "swine flu," ABC "World News with Charles Gibson" provided a calmer analysis on April 30. Medical editor Dr. Timothy Johnson told anchor Charles Gibson the "good news" about this flu virus and admitted that "sometimes we as the media" "do overreact." "In an amazing feat of modern…

Cover for Biden’s Swine Flu Gaffe: 'Not Terrible Advice,' Reaction

April 30th, 2009 9:36 PM
CBS's Katie Couric and ABC's Dr. Tim Johnson tried to provide cover Thursday night for Vice President Biden's gaffe about the swine flu threat, which forced two cabinet secretaries and the White House spokesman to correct his advice to avoid planes and subways, as Couric asked an expert to confirm “that's not terrible advice in certain situations, is it?” and Johnson spun it into a positive,…

'American Morning' Guest Predicts 'Likely Scenario' Like 1918 Flu, but

April 30th, 2009 2:48 PM
CNN amped up the alarmism about swine flu April 30 when co-host John Roberts interviewed Dr. Martin Blaser of NYU without rounding out the segment with other opinions. Roberts asked Blaser to put the virus, which had already sickened 109 people in ten states, "in perspective." Blaser responded, "This is a pandemic. It's all over the world. Right now it's early and it's…

Media Hail Sebelius Confirmation, Downplay Her Late-Term Abortion Supp

April 29th, 2009 2:56 PM
As Kathleen Sebelius was sworn in as Secretary of Health and Human Services on April 28, the media continued its biased coverage of her controversial appointment. News outlets ignored the reason GOP senators had delayed her confirmation - her pro-abortion extremism - and focused instead on the importance of having the Secretary in place to combat swine flu. But the media failed to note that since…

'World News' Plays Eco Card Against Smithfield Foods in Wake of Swine

April 29th, 2009 11:56 AM
Once again, in its quest for a scapegoat for a crisis facing society, the media has set its sights on a large corporation. A segment on the April 28 "World News with Charles Gibson" by ABC correspondent Jeffrey Kofman, reporting from La Gloria, Mexico, went after Smithfield Foods, Inc. (NYSE:SFD) for operating a pig farm near the city where the swine flu pandemic is believed to have…