ABC Ignores Lois Lerner E-Mails Slamming Conservative 'Crazies;' CBS

July 30th, 2014 10:30 PM
ABC's World News stood out as the sole Big Three evening newscast on Wednesday to not cover the release of Lois Lerner's e-mails, where the former top IRS official slammed conservatives as "a**holes" and "crazies." Instead, the news program devoted full reports to the water main that burst on the campus of UCLA and the controversy over usage charges on cell phone…

New York Times Locates 'Real IRS Scandal' (Hint: It's the GOP's Fault

July 7th, 2014 9:28 AM
One must perversely admire the gall of the New York Times editorial page. Sunday's lead editorial, "The Real IRS Scandal," says that the "real scandal" at the politicized agency isn't its targeting of citizens with anti-Obama views before the last election, isn't the suspiciously lost emails by an agent who pled the fifth before Congress, but a lack of sufficient…

Maher Panelist Equates Tea Party to Nazis: ‘This Has Happened Before

June 28th, 2014 8:56 AM
Graphic novelist Max Brooks, a former writer for Saturday Night Live, charged on Friday night’s Real Time with Bill Maher that Tea Party “ideologues” are just like the Nazi “ideologues” who fooled the German elite in the decades before World War II.

Daily Beast's Avlon Slams Tea Party on CNN; Praises GOP Establishment

June 25th, 2014 4:40 PM
On Wednesday's New Day on CNN, The Daily Beast's John Avlon and his wife, Margaret Hoover, gloated over the recent defeats of Tea Party-backed candidates in Republican primaries. Avlon strongly hinted that the grassroots conservatives movement was full of crazy people: "Don't call it the establishment. It's the sanity caucus." Anchor Kate Bolduan wondered if former…

Joe Scarborough on Media Censoring IRS Scandal: ‘This Is Why Conserv

June 24th, 2014 11:38 AM
On Tuesday's Morning Joe, host Joe Scarborough went unhinged on the mainstream media's lack of coverage of the IRS scandal. Scarborough held up The New York Times and berated news organizations on pulling a “scam” on the American people by not covering “the most shady behavior” of the IRS. “This is why conservatives don’t trust the national…

Angry Bill Maher: Obama's 'Done Fantastic,' 'Racist' Tea Party Shows

June 23rd, 2014 3:34 PM
Liberal comic Bill Maher appeared on Monday's The View and was touted by the hosts as the "kind of guest we like around here because he will tear into any hot topic and he does not hold back.” Unsurprisingly Maher praised the "fantastic" Obama and slammed the "racist" Tea Party. The hosts tossed Maher questions about guns, Hillary Clinton, PETA, and…

Daily Beast's Christopher Dickey Compares Tea Partiers to 'Fire-Eater

June 22nd, 2014 9:05 PM
Does the Daily Beast have an Anger Management program for its writers? If so, then Christopher Dickey is in dire need of that service. The fire-breathing Dickey is apparently so full of hate that he attacks political groups he disagrees with even when writing on completely unrelated topics. Take for example the subject of Robert E. Lee. Even though the Confederate general died almost 150…

Sneering MSNBCers: Tea Party Wants to Go Back to '1860' and Hates Thos

June 17th, 2014 11:19 AM
In a desperate effort to tout the collapse of the Republican Party, guest host of The Last Word, Ari Melber was joined by Howard Dean and David Frum on Monday evening to discuss the lack of serious ideas coming from the right. According to the MSNBC liberals, the fearful Tea Party wants to go back to a pre-Civil War America. The guests swapped theories on the relationship between the GOP and…

MSNBC's Chuck Todd: Tea Party Conservatives 'Love to Complain,' 'Don't

June 13th, 2014 12:30 PM
Reacting to news that Texas conservatives Pete Sessions (R) and Jeb Hensarling (R) would not challenge Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) for House Majority Leader, MSNBC’s Chuck Todd felt compelled to rip the Tea Party for their supposed lack of leadership. According to The Daily Rundown host, Tea Party conservatives “will blind quote ‘leadership’ to death. They love to complain…

Chris Matthews Defends Tea Party: 'They're As American As Any Liberal

June 11th, 2014 5:15 PM
Don’t look now, but there may be pigs flying around outside your window. On the June 11 episode of Ronan Farrow Daily, Hardball host Chris Matthews defended conservative Republican congressional nominee David Brat – who surprised all of Washington with his unexpected defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) – and the Tea Party movement against fellow liberals who…

NPR Asks and Answers: 'Is The Tea Party Finished? Yes

May 23rd, 2014 10:16 PM
On Friday, NPR political director Ron Elving asked in an online article “Is The Tea Party Finished?” Then he answered: “Yes, if you insist on calling it the Tea Party. Because that phrase implies the phenomenon is some sort of organized unit in the usual sense. And the Tea Party never really was one.” You might be able to read some delight between the lines, since the…

Krystal Ball Dismisses Tea Party as Full of ‘Hatred’, ‘Delusion

May 21st, 2014 11:38 AM
On Tuesday afternoon’s closing segment of MSNBC’s The Cycle, host Krystal Ball delivered an epic soliloquy, holding nothing back as she attacked the Tea Party from just about every angle. The segment was introduced by clips of Michele Bachmann, Sarah Palin and Ted Cruz all using the phrase “We the People.” She chided the recent efforts of various “Tea Party…

Issa Demands Answers from Holder on DOJ's Role in IRS Scandal, Network

April 24th, 2014 1:32 PM
On Wednesday Darrell Issa demanded Attorney General Eric Holder answer new questions about the Justice Department’s role in the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups. In a letter sent to Holder, Issa sought answers about a newly released email between former IRS official Lois Lerner and DOJ official Richard Pilger in which Pilger asks Lerner “When you have a moment, will you…

CBS, NBC Evening Newscasts Omit IRS Tax Cheats Getting Bonuses; Mark

April 23rd, 2014 5:27 PM
Tuesday's World News on ABC stood out as the only Big Three network evening newscast to cover a new "watchdog report" that found that the IRS "handed out more than $1 million in bonuses to employees who were delinquent on their federal taxes." Jeff Zeleny also pointed out how "more than 1,000 IRS workers, who didn't pay their taxes, received not only cash…