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ABC, CBS Apoplectic Over GOP Debate Not Focusing on Trump Indictments

September 28th, 2023 1:32 PM

During the post-GOP presidential debate analysis on Thursday’s CBS Mornings and ABC’s Good Morning America (GMA), liberal journalists bellyached that the seven candidates didn’t obsess over the four indictments against former President Trump or fixate on a recent Truth Social post calling for charges to be brought against former Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen.…

NewsBusters Podcast: Media Gift Trump Prosecutors a Pass on Party ID

September 6th, 2023 8:38 PM

Hot off the presses! On this episode of the NewsBusters Podcast, Managing Editor Curtis Houck and I discuss a brand new Rich Noyes on NewsBusters about the broadcast networks omitting the political party connections of the prosecutors going after former President Trump. Hint: They’re connected to Democrats. We also talked about the return of The View after their summer vacation.

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Media Hide the (D) When Covering Those Prosecuting Trump

September 6th, 2023 12:00 PM

Even though the various legal cases against Donald Trump are taking place in the obviously partisan environment of a presidential election, an examination of ABC, CBS and NBC evening news coverage finds the networks rarely identified even elected Democratic prosecutors as “Democrats.”

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TV’s Distorted GOP Primary Race: Three-Fourths Trump, 90% Negative

August 21st, 2023 8:01 AM

A new Media Research Center study finds the ABC, CBS and NBC evening newscasts focused 74% of their GOP campaign coverage on Donald Trump, with the remaining candidates forced to split the remaining airtime. Most TV coverage of Trump (90%) was negative, but the media also bashed his nearest challenger Ron DeSantis (78% negative).

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Scarborough: 'We Don't Need To Hear' What Conservative Media Is Saying

August 17th, 2023 10:28 PM

On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough says, "we don't need to hear what they [conservative media] say. It doesn't matter what they say...We all know where this is going."

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Scarborough: Trump Would Be 'Quite Dumb' Not To Give Up, Plead Guilty

August 14th, 2023 10:55 AM

Morning Joe opened its week on Monday with the argument that Donald Trump should seek a plea deal in the various criminal cases against him, with Joe Scarborough saying Trump would be "quite dumb" not to do so.

The Media and Special Counsels: If Jack Smith Were Ken Starr

August 5th, 2023 4:00 PM

Ahhhh Special Counsels and the liberal media. 

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WashPost Writers Fight On Hunter's 'Sweetheart Deal,' Hillary's Server

July 29th, 2023 10:08 AM

Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart may have got more than he bargained for on Friday’s PBS NewsHour as he took great offense to colleague and contributor Gary Abernathy’s assessment that the Department of Justice cannot continue to indict former President Donald Trump while giving “a sweetheart deal” to Hunter Biden and expect to be taken seriously. Later,…

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IRONY: MSNBC Gloats Over Hillary 'Smiling' At New Trump Indictment

July 28th, 2023 9:53 AM

With the Thursday news that former President Trump now faces an additional charge of obstruction of justice related the deletion of security camera footage, the cast of MSNBC’s The 11th Hour with Stephanie Ruhle managed to completely miss the point as they basked in the news that Trump is now charged with the very thing he condemned Hillary Clinton for.

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Sharpton: 'Crime Boss' Trump Immune to Lawsuits Because GOP is Racist

July 26th, 2023 10:39 PM

On Wednesday’s Morning Joe, race-baiting Reverend Al Sharpton came up with an excessively belligerent and hateful reason for why Democrat prosecutions of former President Donald Trump were not affecting his support among voters in the Republican primary.

Sharpton argued that the reason why all these indictments brought by Trump’s political enemies right before the election,…

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Nicolle Wallace Ponders the Woes of Prosecuting 'Kamikaze' Trump

July 21st, 2023 4:36 PM

On Thursday evening’s Deadline: White House, MSNBC host Nicolle Wallace joined MSNBC contributor Carol Leonnig to mull over just how unfortunate it was for liberals that the multiplying prosecutions against Donald Trump looked like a Democrat attempt to keep him from winning the presidential race. She then accused Trump of being a kamikaze trying to “blow everything up” and asked if…

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Scarborough Feels for Poor 1/6 Rioters In Jail While Trump Jets Around

July 19th, 2023 12:57 PM

Joe Scarborough twice complained about Donald Trump being free to fly around in his 757 jet while some of his working-class supporters are in jail in connection with January 6th.

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Whoopi Suggests Bail Rules Newly Invented to Keep Trump Out of Jail

July 18th, 2023 1:51 PM

ABC News’s conspiracy mill (a.k.a The View) was firing on all cylinders on Tuesday as moderator Whoopi Goldberg seemed to suggest that bail rules were newly invented to keep former President Trump out of jail before his classified documents trial, or at least manipulated. Despite the fact that it was federal prosecutors who decided not to push for Trump to pay a bail amount, Goldberg…

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The View Pushes More Trump Docs Conspiracies, Predict Hefty Jail Time

June 28th, 2023 2:50 PM

Tuesday morning’s The View featured the ABC co-hosts being proponents of several conspiracy theories about former President Trump’s classified documents case, particularly pushing the debunked assertion that he intended to sell them. Alyssa Farah Griffin, the show’s faux “conservative,” also expressed her belief that the judge would have to have been “fundamentally screwing up the…