MSNBC: Trump Fans 'Super-Spreaders,' BLM Protesters Very Courageous
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.
MSNBC's Glaude: Trump 'Playing Fast and Loose' with Black Deaths
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.
MSNBC: Biden Has 'The Perfect Message For 2020'
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."
MSNBC's Ali Velshi Says Scolding About Looting Is 'Nonsensical'
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.
VIDEO: TV Journalists Defend, Excuse Five Nights of Riots
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.
MSNBC's Velshi Lets Dem Guest Overstate Police Shootings of Blacks
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…