War on Terrorism
Machete Attack: Lemon Asks First for Suspect's Condition—Not the Cops
On CNN This Morning, co-host Don Lemon, discussing the New Year's Eve machete attack on three NYC police officers, seems more concerned about the suspect's condition. He asks the reporter: "Do we know anything about the suspect's condition? I mean, the officers' condition, I should say?"
Flashback: The Media’s Clown Show Coverage of 2015 Terrorist Attack
Seven years ago, the national media made a spectacle of themselves for both the speed and stupidity with which they seized upon a horrible mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, racing to promote their anti-gun agenda, bashing conservatives and prayer in the process.
Nets Cheer Biden for Strike, Griped About Trump’s ‘Dangerous’ Droning
Last week, journalists and media personalities rightfully cheered the news that brutal terrorist Ayman al-Zawahiri had been killed in a CIA drone strike. The networks used patriotic language and praised the efficiently executed attack. View co-host Joy Behar even compared Joe Biden to action hero Liam Neeson in Taken.
Oof: ABC, NBC Challenge Biden WH on al-Qaeda Threat After Drone Strike
Amid the welcome news that a recent U.S. drone strike had eliminated al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, ABC’s Good Morning America and NBC’s Today provided welcome pushback Tuesday to the Biden administration’s attempted victory lap by pressing National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan on the fact that last August’s disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan allowed Zawahiri to…
Scarborough: Zawahiri Silver Lining To Biden Failed Afghan Pull-out
On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough sees, in the killing of Zawahiri, a silver lining to Pres. Biden's disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan. "it was the United States leaving Afghanistan that had the head of al Qaeda comfortable sitting in an apartment in Afghanistan where we could find him and take him out."
The View: GOP Unwilling to Kill Terrorist Leaders Like Dems Are
The day after news broke that Al Qaeda leader and 9/11 plotter Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed in a CIA drone strike approved by President Biden, the cackling coven of ABC’s The View danced around their caldron and suggested, without evidence, that Republicans are unwilling to kill terrorist leaders and only Democratic presidents are. They also threw a potent double standard into their…
ABC Thumbs Nose at Afghan Withdrawal Critics After al-Zawahiri Killed
In the immediate aftermath of the Biden administration’s announcement that the CIA had killed Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, ABC’s Cecilia Vega leaped into action to note how President Biden was right that the United States could still fight terrorism in Afghanistan without having a presence on the ground there.
Hayes: GOP 'Over Inflated' Al-Qaeda Threat, Fight Trump Instead
On Thursday night's episode of MSNBC's All In, host Chris Hayes spent the opening segment of his show trying to downplay the threat Al-Qaeda posed to the United States and the world in an attempt to make the case that the threat to the global order is made by Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Hayes also suggested that former President Donald Trump is a threat to democracy just like…
Tapper RIPS Biden's Refusal to Admit He Was Wrong About Afghanistan
On Sunday’s episode of CNN’s State of the Union, anchor Jake Tapper ripped into President Joe Biden for refusing to accept responsibility for the disastrous troop withdrawal in Afghanistan which killed thirteen American soldiers, including Ryan Knauss.
A Tale of Top IS Leaders Killed Under Two Administrations
When President Donald Trump, in October 2019, ordered a successful takedown of top Islamic State group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, Democrats and even the anti-Trump media celebrated the death of the terror leader. But top leaders of the Democratic party still chastised Trump for failing to notify top congressional Democrats of the impending strike.
INSANE: ABC Historian Compares Biden Speech to the Gettysburg Address
Continuing Thursday’s theme of news organizations allowing all nutty comparisons to fly on the anniversary of the January 6 riot, ABC News presidential historian Mark Updegrove proclaimed after President Biden’s “powerful” speech that it belonged alongside those from “FDR after Pearl Harbor,” “Lyndon Johnson after Selma,” “George W. Bush after 9/11,” and, most egregiously, Abraham Lincoln’s…
Brian Williams Accuses GOP of 'Disgusting Smear' of Max Cleland
On Tuesday's The 11th Hour show, MSNBC Brian Williams began his last few weeks hosting the show by spreading more misinformation as he accused Republicans of running a "disgusting smear campaign" against veteran and then-Democratic Senator Max Cleland when he ran for reelection in 2002.
Reid, Guests: We Have to Stop GOP Terrorists Led by Carlson, Youngkin
MSNBC’s The ReidOut host Joy Reid has made the demonization and other-izing of conservatives and Republicans her cause celebre, so, for Thursday’s installment, she and a team of guests painted non-leftists as supporters of being terrorists using Covid to commit mass murder and having a “right” to physical harm school board members while opposing “history and democracy” and drawing in…
The Aukus Treaty, 30 Years of Calm?
Washington -- One of the unsung prophets of Aukus last week was the great British historian Andrew Roberts, who soon will be recognized throughout the English-speaking world as the man who has attempted to retrieve the reputation of King George III from the sneers of ... well, of people like me. His biography of George III will come out in early November, and of course, I have not had a chance…