Politico: Trump Hypes Modest China Deal, Distracting from Impeachment
January 18th, 2020 6:44 AM
In what is not really a surprise, Politico is looking at the trade deal with China through the lens of impeachment. According to Anita Kumar on Wednesday, the trade deal, which she labeled as "modest," is merely a distraction from impeachment. In fact, that is exactly what the title of her article says, "Trump hypes modest China deal, distracting from impeachment."
MSNBC Guest: America Will Be a ‘Dictatorship’ If Trump Skips Subpoena
May 2nd, 2018 3:47 PM
Well, that’s one way to show you’re unable to provide legal analysis without a political bias. Our friends at Grabien flagged down an interesting moment on Wednesday morning as MSNBC contributor and former Watergate prosecutor Jill Wine-Banks argued that if President Trump refuses to comply with a possible subpoena by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Americans should “rise…
Brian Williams Mentions Clinton/Russia Scandal, Only To Dismiss It
October 20th, 2017 1:40 PM
On Thursday, MSNBC’s Brian Williams finally mentioned the words “Russia,” “uranium” and “Clinton” in the same segment BUT it was only to dismiss President Donald Trump’s criticism of the media’s failure to cover this week’s new revelations in the growing scandal.
Williams: Did Trump Send ‘Dog Whistle’ Calling America ‘Sovereign?'
September 20th, 2017 12:23 PM
In the hours following President Trump’s speech to the United Nations Tuesday, the media frantically wondered if Trump wasn’t inviting nuclear war by condemning North Korea. Some networks like NBC, even sympathized with the American-hating regime of Iran while condemning our own president. MSNBC was no different, with anchor Brian Williams panicking on The Eleventh Hour September 20,…
Morning Joe Spins: Hillary Not Being Investigated, Only ‘Her Conduct'
August 12th, 2015 10:26 AM
On Morning Joe today, a panel discussed the news that Hillary Clinton will turn over thumb drives to federal investigators as well as the discovery of emails on Clinton’s private account that were labeled top secret. McClatchy’s Anita Kumar, who broke the story regarding the classified nature of the emails, tried to spin for Hillary by making the case that she was not personally being…
WashPost Seeks to Spin Positive Poll Numbers As Negative for Potential
May 7th, 2012 11:40 AM
Fifty-six percent of Virginians approve of Republican Bob McDonnell's job as governor and 49 percent believe the Old Dominion is on the right track. That contrasts with a 47 percent average approval rating for President Obama and an average of 32.7 percent of Americans who believe the country is on the "right track."
Yet the Washington Post chose to spin the polling numbers as a…
WashPost's Hamburger: ALEC Conservative Group with Koch Money; Liberal
April 13th, 2012 11:32 AM
Using the Trayvon Martin tragedy as their hook, liberal lobby groups have set their sights on the conservative-leaning American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and its corporate donors, blaming the Sanford, Fla., shooting on the Sunshine State's Stand Your Ground law. ALEC supports conservative legislative efforts at the state level such as Stand Your Ground, as well as pro-business…
Now the WashPost Tells Us: Virginia Voter ID Law 'Not As Severe' As So
March 16th, 2012 12:48 PM
When the Virginia General Assembly was debating a new voter ID law, the Washington Post did its level best to paint the measure as a vote suppressing measure that was akin to "Jim Crow" laws. The Post's editorial board also weighed in by charging that making the voter ID laws stricter was evidence of "institutional racism" in state government.
But now that the debate…
Bias by Labeling: WashPost's Kumar Notes 'Women's PAC to Take On 'Anti
February 29th, 2012 11:32 AM
Much of the media's liberal bias is furthered by presenting political controversies such that they pit a non-ideological group versus an ideological one, most often of course the ideological group being conservative in nature.
Take the Washington Post's Virginia legislature correspondent Anita Kumar, who informed readers in an 11-paragraph item on page B2 of today's paper that a…
WashPost's Kumar: It's 'Contentious' to Repeal Mandate Forcing Girls t
February 28th, 2012 11:34 AM
In a Metro section front-page article today, the Washington Post's Anita Kumar labeled as "contentious" a bill that the Virginia Senate scuttled that "would have repealed a requirement that schoolgirls be immunized against a virus linked to cervical cancer before entering the sixth grade."
Yes, this is the same Washington Post that is slamming as intrusive and…
WashPost Still Not Informing Readers That Va. Abortionists Already Con
February 24th, 2012 11:57 AM
In a 37-paragraph front-page article today, Washington Post correspondents Laura Vozzella and Anita Kumar detailed how, as the "invasiveness" of an ultrasound requirement in an abortion regulation bill "emerged" that "enthusiasm waned."
Vozzella and Kumar examined how pro-choice activists ginned up protests via social media and how liberal-leaning comedians on…
MSNBC's Luke Russert Asks Democratic State Legislator: Are Mandated Ab
February 23rd, 2012 3:22 PM
Filling in on the 11 a.m. hour of MSNBC Live coverage this morning, Luke Russert talked to Washington Post reporter Anita Kumar and Virginia Del. Charniele Herring (D) about Gov. Bob McDonnell's "abrupt switch" to oppose requiring "invasive" transvaginal ultrasounds prior to an abortion. McDonnell is backing a bill that would make transvaginal ultrasounds optional but…
In Story On Proposed Ultrasound Mandate, WashPost's Kumar Fails to Not
February 22nd, 2012 12:12 PM
Reporting today on how Virginia Republican "Gov. Robert F. McDonnell is backing off his unconditional support for a bill requiring women to have an ultrasound before an abortion," the Washington Post's Anita Kumar failed to note that Virginia abortion providers affiliated with Planned Parenthood already use ultrasounds as part of their preparatory work for abortion.
Even as Liberal Hopes Fade, WaPo Reporter Still Mocking GOP Candidate
November 3rd, 2011 7:54 AM
In the last week of the state campaign in Virginia, Democrats are still desperately trying to scare voters into thinking Republicans are extreme -- and so is The Washington Post. On Wednesday, reporter Anita Kumar wrote a stale old rerun of the attack on Republican state Senate candidate Richard Black because he sent pink "fetus" models before an abortion vote -- the same tactic she…