CBS: ‘Feelings’ of Distrust of Hillary Are Due to Bill’s ‘Centrism’

November 1st, 2016 12:29 PM
CBS This Morning co-hosts brought on the liberal Alex Wagner, Tuesday, to explain the general “feeling” of mistrust people have for Hillary Clinton. Apparently, it’s due to the “centrism” of Bill Clinton and worry about a lack of progressive commitment from the current Democratic candidate. Atlantic magazine editor Wagner and the others eventually got around to…

CBS: Republicans Have Been Making It ‘Hard’ to Vote for Years

October 12th, 2016 1:39 PM
With no liberal label applied to her, CBS This Morning co-hosts brought on former MSNBC anchor Alex Wagner to attack Republican concerns over voter fraud. Co-host Norah O’Donnell derided GOP worries, saying, “Republicans, for the last six years, have made it harder to vote in person. We now have 34 states that require voters to show some form of identification at the polls.”…

Wagner: 'Being Presidential' More Than 'Able to Read a Teleprompter'

July 22nd, 2016 11:37 AM
On Thursday night’s The Daily Show, broadcast live from the RNC in Cleveland, host Trevor Noah brought on another journalist as his special guest to discuss the Republican convention. Wednesday it was CNN’s Christiane Amanpour and Thursday it was former MSNBC anchor Alex Wagner and current Senior Editor of left-wing publication The Atlantic. During the brief interview, Wagner…

Second Amendment Win: This Anti-Gun MSNBC Host Is Gone

April 26th, 2016 3:52 PM
Fans of the Second Amendment will have to deal with one less anti-gun host on MSNBC: Alex Wagner. The journalist is leaving the network and moving to The Atlantic, the magazine announced on Tuesday. According to Politico, “Wagner will not just be writing for the outlet, she will also play a major role in its live events and video projects.”

Democratic Congressman Slams MSNBC Over Increasing Lack of Diversity

March 3rd, 2016 6:31 PM
On the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday, Rep. Luis Gutierrez hammered MSNBC over recent events on the cable channel as the Illinois Democrat complained about its ever-increasing lack of diversity -- with responses from Erik Wemple, who provides an opinion blog on news media for the Washington Post. “What’s going on at NBC?” Gutierrez asked early in his…

Michael Steele Dings Howard Dean: 'You're Shilling for Hillary'

December 21st, 2015 9:15 PM
Spine of Steele! Where has this feisty Michael Steele been? In this NewsBuster's view, the former RNC chairman has too often been the voice of the mushy Republican middle.  But on MSNBC's All In this evening, Steele forcefully advanced the GOP cause. For starters, Steele shocked guest host Alex Wagner when he said Donald Trump would beat Hillary Clinton in a debate.…

Hardball Ignores Poll Showing Hillary Losing to Six GOP Hopefuls

November 23rd, 2015 9:09 PM
A new Fox News poll shows Hillary Clinton losing six different matchups with prospective GOP rivals in the 2016 presidential race. Fortunately for her, MSNBC Hardball guest host Alex Wagner completely ignored the alarming news by picking up a Washington Post poll statistic showing Hillary with a stronger approval rating than her GOP rivals on the issue of combating terrorism.

MSNBC Panel Desperately Tries to Minimize Democrats 2015 Losses

November 5th, 2015 11:27 AM
On Wednesday night’s Last Word, MSNBC’s Alex Wagner introduced the broadcast by complaining that despite President Obama “riding the political wave of political success” “the Democratic Party just got a brutal reality check” in the 2015 elections. The MSNBC host and liberal Washington Post columnist EJ Dionne repeatedly tried to downplay the bad night for…

Matthews, Tomasky Whine ‘Revolutionary’ GOP Beat ‘Rock-Ribbed' Boehner

September 26th, 2015 11:45 AM
Speaking with fill-in host Alex Wagner on the Friday edition of MSNBC’s All In, Hardball host Chris Matthews and Daily Beast columnist Michael Tomasky continued the liberal media’s narrative of sudden respect for the soon-to-be resigning House Speaker John Boehner, lamenting that the “revolutionary” wing of the Republican Party had carried out a “mutiny”…

Scarborough Thanks MSNBC Boss for Booting Liberal Hosts

August 27th, 2015 8:16 AM
The morning after Al Sharpton was exiled to the Sunday morning desert from his evening show, and not long after Ed Schultz and Alex Wagner were relieved of their hosting duties, Joe Scarborough has profusely thanked NBC News honcho Andrew Lack for making those changes. On today's Morning Joe, Scarborough was discussing stunning poll results in which the first word that came to…

NOW Prez: ‘Beloved’ Planned Parenthood ‘Has Nothing to Apologize For'

July 31st, 2015 10:05 AM
Continuing the effort on the now-cancelled MSNBC’s Now to defend Planned Parenthood from its video scandal, National Organization for Women President Terry O’Neill joined host Alex Wagner on Thursday to gush over how the “beloved” provider of abortions and alleged seller of body parts from aborted babies “has nothing to apologize for” and mocked female GOP…

Bye-Bye Ed and Alex! The Worst Outbursts of Axed MSNBC Hosts

July 31st, 2015 9:30 AM
Due to extremely poor ratings, MSNBC formally announced Thursday it will bring down the ax on Ed Schultz and Alex Wagner. It turns out hate-mongering against conservative Republicans and sucking up to far-left Democrats is not a great way to attract large audiences.   

MSNBC Guest Compares Getting an Abortion to Donating Blood

July 21st, 2015 6:37 PM
While appearing on the Tuesday edition of MSNBC’s Now, Dr. Anne Davis of the Physicians for Reproductive Health compared undergoing an abortion to donating blood in context of the Planned Parenthood video scandal and that both have “costs associated with [the] donation” of giving “fetal tissue” over to “science.” David Corn of Mother Jones lamented…

MSNBC Guest: It's 'Horrific' That Poor Women 'Forced to Bear Children'

July 15th, 2015 5:58 PM
In a surprising moment of candor during a paneli discussion about the new Planned Parenthood sting video by the Center for Medical Progress, MSNBC guest Cristina Beltran protested that what's "really horrific" is not selling the body parts of aborted babies for medical research but "women being forced to bear children against their will." For Beltran, donating aborted…