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MSNBC Warns of DeSantis Implementing Fox's 'Autocratic System' Goal

November 12th, 2022 1:20 PM

Is there something about being a historian on cable news that makes you say absurd things? History Prof. Ruth Ben-Ghiat joined the Saturday edition of Velshi on MSNBC to warn that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, or whoever “Fox News and Murdoc and the GOP elites” support intend to install an autocracy that will make it easier to wage coups. Meanwhile, the election results were said to…

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MSNBC Recycles Debunked Claims Brian Kemp Cheated in 2018

November 8th, 2022 9:39 PM

Over the weekend, it was fake news deja vu all over again as MSNBC host Ali Velshi repeated discredited claims that Republican Brian Kemp engaged in shady activity to get himself elected governor in 2018. This election misinformation redux came during an interview with Democrat Stacey Abrams on Saturday morning during the time slot left open by the recent canning of race provocateur…

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MSNBC Warns Musk's Idea Of Free Speech Threatens Free Speech

October 29th, 2022 12:10 PM

MSNBC’s Ali Velshi took his trademark cowboy hat and Saturday show to Phoenix from where he interviewed PEN America CEO Suzanne Nossel about a Los Angeles Times op-ed she wrote entitled, How Elon Musk’s plans for Twitter could threaten free speech. Nossel warned that if Musk’s vision is ultimately realized, Twitter risks becoming the Tower of Babel.

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Velshi: 'Especially Foolish' To Blame Biden, Democrats For Inflation

October 22nd, 2022 11:00 AM

MSNBC’s Ali Velshi took his Saturday show on the road to Detroit to get local insights into the upcoming midterms. The setting also provided Velshi with a prime location to talk about the economy and to declare that “is especially foolish” to blame President Biden and Democrats for high inflation.

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MSNBC Suggests High Gas Prices Are A Saudi Plot To Help GOP In Midterm

October 7th, 2022 11:14 AM

MSNBC has an explanation for why gas prices are on the rise again and it’s not President Biden’s terrible foreign and energy policy. Ali Velshi guest hosted The Last Word on Thursday and together with journalism and political science professor Peter Beinart, he blamed Saudi Arabia’s decision to cut production as part of a pro-GOP, anti-Democratic Party conspiracy.

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MSNBC Spins Data On European Abortion Comparisons

September 17th, 2022 11:48 AM

Senator Lindsey Graham has defended his 15 week abortion bill by claiming that it is hard to call him an extremist when he would simply bring the U.S. in line with most of Europe. MSNBC’s Ali Velshi was not thrilled with the argument and he used his Saturday show to team up with President and CEO of the Center for Reproductive Rights Nancy Northup to try to debunk it. Naturally, there was…

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'I Need You To Stop'! Velshi Gets Mad When Historian Debunks Him

September 10th, 2022 11:30 AM

MSNBC’s Ali Velshi broke with network tradition on his Saturday show and welcomed an actual historian on to discuss current events. It did not go well for Velshi as repeatedly told Roberts “I need you to stop” because Roberts debunked his reductive view of the history of the British monarchy.

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MSNBC's Velshi Hypes 'Handmaid's Tale' as Real Possibility from GOP

September 5th, 2022 9:01 PM

On his eponymous Sunday morning show, MSNBC host Ali Velshi devoted a segment to smearing conservatives as trying to enact a draconian society based on The Handmaid's Tale as he showed portions of a previously recorded interview with the novel's author, Margaret Atwood.

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Velshi Blasts Florida For Not Giving 'Gender-Affirming Care' To Minors

August 13th, 2022 12:57 PM

MSNBC’s Ali Velshi was not happy with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s latest decision to remove the ability to use Medicaid to pay for gender dysphoria treatment. Velshi alleged on his Saturday show that move is on the level of not providing "gender-affirming care" to minors and the “Don’t Say Gay bill.”

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MSNBC Republican Steele Supports Dem Meddling in GOP Primaries

August 7th, 2022 10:17 PM

On Ali Velshi's MSNBC show, ex-RNC Chairman Michael Steele, turned MSNBC Republican and Lincoln Project member, supports Democrat meddling in Republican primaries by boosting MAGA candidates who they think will be easier to beat in the general election. Jennifer Rubin,  the Washington Post columnist who renounced her conservative label, opposes such meddling, saying it is "dangerous" and could…

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Absurd MSNBC: Flat-Earth Pro-Lifers Want To Criminalize Miscarriage

August 6th, 2022 12:34 PM

MSNBC’s Ali Velshi took his Saturday show on the road to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, to cover that state’s new pro-life law in the new post-Roe era. As part of the show, Velshi moderated an absurd panel of abortion providers and activists where the pro-lifers were summarized as a bunch miscarriage criminalizing, flat Earth, racist, transphobic, ableist birth control banners.

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EYE ROLL: MSNBC Blames Other States for Gun Crime in Anti-Gun Illinois

July 7th, 2022 10:14 AM

Even though Highland Park, Illinois, mass shooter purchased his guns in-state, MSNBC's The 11th Hour made it sound on Tuesday night like he might have gotten them from another state where it's easier to buy guns with MSNBC anchor and weekend pundit Ali Velshi complaining about guns being brought in from other states.

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Velshi Hails Abortion Laws in China, North Korea, Other Dictatorships

July 2nd, 2022 11:55 AM

Pro-lifers have routinely cited abortion laws in countries like China and North Korea as proof of Democratic extremism on the subject, but MSNBC’s Ali Velshi used his Saturday show to suggest that those two countries, as well as other dictatorships, prove that the Supreme Court’s Dobbs decision was the radical position and that America is no longer a free country because of it.

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MSNBC Condemns 'Talk About The Constitution' In SCOTUS Draft Opinion

May 14th, 2022 12:58 PM

Because the Supreme Court has “court” in its name, most people understand that it is an institution tasked with addressing legal issues, but MSNBC’s Ali Velshi and The New Yorker’s Sheelah Kolhatkar are not most people. On Velshi’s Saturday show, they condemned the Court for “talking about the Constitution” and “the right to life” while ignoring economic statistics.