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MSNBC: Trump Fans 'Super-Spreaders,' BLM Protesters Very Courageous

June 21st, 2020 10:16 AM

On his MSNBC show, Ali Velshi referred to people attending President Trump's Tulsa rally as "super-spreaders." But shortly thereafter, Princeton professor Imani Perry hailed the "extraordinary courage" of protesters who throng the streets despite the virus. 

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MSNBC's Glaude: Trump 'Playing Fast and Loose' with Black Deaths

June 15th, 2020 10:45 AM

Appearing as a guest on Saturday's Velshi show on MSNBC, contributor Eddie Glaude accused President Donald Trump of planning to put on a "white political theater" that "plays fast and loose" with the deaths of blacks as he complained about the upcoming rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma -- a city known for a horrific massacre against black residents in 1921.

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MSNBC: Biden Has 'The Perfect Message For 2020'

June 13th, 2020 4:44 PM

When guest hosting The Last Word on Friday, MSNBC's Ali Velshi declared that given the protests and reaction to the death of George Floyd, Joe Biden has been prophetic in his calls for the country to move past President Trump's racial divisiveness. Similarly, Jonathan Alter was amazed at Biden's "perfect message for 2020."

 
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MSNBC's Ali Velshi Says Scolding About Looting Is 'Nonsensical'

June 5th, 2020 6:39 AM

Appearing as a guest on Sunday's AM Joy, MSNBC weekend host Ali Velshi again rationalized the actions of rioters as he got up on a soap box and preached about "institutional, socioeconomic injustice and racism" against the black population being the motivation for riots in Minneapolis and other cities. His commentary elicited an "amen" from liberal host MSNBC host Joy Behar.

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VIDEO: TV Journalists Defend, Excuse Five Nights of Riots

June 2nd, 2020 9:09 AM

From the start, TV news media have done their darnedest to paint the riots happening across the country in a positive light. While many journalists have glossed over the widespread violence by relying on misleading characterizations like “mostly peaceful,” others have outright defended and justified the rioting.

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MSNBC's Velshi Lets Dem Guest Overstate Police Shootings of Blacks

May 31st, 2020 4:49 PM

Over the weekend on MSNBC's Velshi show, as anchor Ali Velshi covered the riots and protests that have spread across the U.S., he not only allowed Democratic Congressman Hank Johnson to misinform viewers by overstating how many black suspects are killed by police officers each year compared to other racial groups, but he also flirted with rationalizing the violence of rioters by…

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In Front of Burning Building, Velshi Refuses to Label Riots 'Unruly'

May 29th, 2020 1:00 PM
As he reported from an out-of-control protest in Minneapolis that had morphed into a full-blown riot Thursday night, MSNBC’s Ali Velshi stood in front of a burning building. In spite of the dramatic scene unfolding behind him, Velshi rejected the description of the riot as “unruly.”
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CNN Brands President Trump a Hypocrite for Not Attending Church

May 25th, 2020 9:07 AM
A president can be an ardent defender of religious freedom without being overtly devout himself. But that didn't stop CNN from branding President Trump a hypocrite for having not attended church this weekend while having recently promoted the re-opening of houses of worship.
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MSNBC: Trump Calling Churches Essential Could Violate 'Church/State'

May 23rd, 2020 2:41 PM
On his MSNBC show, Ali Velshi suggests that by deeming houses of worship "essential," thus qualifying them to reopen, President Trump could be in violation of "the separation of church and state."
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Velshi Cues Up Laurence Tribe to Fearmonger Over Trump Judges

May 3rd, 2020 9:28 PM
On Saturday's Velshi show, MSNBC host Ali Velshi provided a forum to liberal constitutional attorney Laurence Tribe to bash the conservative judges that President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are putting on the courts, and to fearmonger about how they might effect the country's future, calling it a "terrifying" and a "really scary prospect for…
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MSNBC Gives Moore a Forum to Connect Climate to Corona 'Warning'

April 26th, 2020 10:28 PM
On Sunday's Velshi show, MSNBC host Ali Velshi provided liberal film makers Michael Moore and Jeff Gibbs a forum to plug their new film, Planet of the Humans, which promotes an alarmist view that humans are damaging the planet, and actually hits environmental groups from the left, charging that they do not go far enough. Moore suggested that the coronavirus pandemic is a "warning from…
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Velshi Cues Up Sanders to Push Socialized Medicine

April 25th, 2020 2:15 PM
On Saturday's Velshi show, MSNBC host Ali Velshi again used the pandemic as a rationale for advocating socialized medicine as he defended Canadian-style single-payer health care, and cued up Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders to advocate such a system in the U.S.
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No Crisis Wasted: MSNBC Uses Corona to Push Universal Basic Income

April 20th, 2020 12:00 PM
Liberal MSNBC host Ali Velshi on Sunday used the COVID-19 pandemic to push for Universal Basic Income (UBI) for all Americans. Touting it as a “big idea,” Velshi largely dismissed the critics and glossed over cost. The MSNBC host, who has a history of promoting far-left economic ideas, began, “UBI is a big deal. It's a big idea. There's lots of versions. Every citizen…
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Ali Velshi Uses Pandemic to Politicize Easter

April 11th, 2020 6:10 PM
Easter weekend is always a meaningful time of the year and it may mean even more for people this year as the COVID-19 pandemic forces us to confront our physical mortality. If you are MSNBC's Ali Velshi, however, this holy week means more than previous years' because it helps serve as a reminder that President Trump is bad at his job.