Another network poll is out finding majority support for Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus and this time CBS didn’t even manage 10 seconds for the news. Instead, CBS This Morning on Thursday skipped the positive numbers and barely mentioned the survey at all. In the 7am hour, co-host Tony Dokoupil announced, “A CBS News poll out this morning shows about half of Americans, 51 percent of us, believe the outbreak will get worse in the next month. Only 28 percent think it will get better.”
On Tuesday, the hosts of CBS This Morning warned viewers that common words and phrases with no racial context whatsoever were now somehow examples of “racism” in everyday life. It was all part of a segment designed to promote a “new book teaching kids the roots of racism.”
In just the last few days Biden botched an attempt to recite the Declaration of Independence and confused his wife with his sister. MRC analysts looked at the Big Three evening and morning shows (March 2 evening - March 5 morning) and found only CBS This Morning (59 total seconds) reported on the latest Biden bloopers. Even then, they just relegated them to in their “Eye-Opener” montage
At the opening of Wednesday’s CBS This Morning, co-host Anthony Mason touted a new poll conducted by the network immediately following Tuesday night’s chaotic Democratic Debate. The survey of “Democratic debate watchers” found that 47% felt “nervous” about the field of 2020 candidates after watching the free-for-all.
Tuesday’s CBS This Morning featured political correspondent Ed O’Keefe’s latest installment of his “3 Meals in...” series which took him to southern California for meals with a wide spectrum of voters in Bakersfield, Bell, and Newport Beach. At the end of an enjoyable and informative segment, O’Keefe conceded to the surprise of the CTM crew that impeachment only come up “unless you ask,” leading co-host Anthony Mason to suggest that, for Democrats, impeachment is “not a winning issue, it doesn’t look like.” Imagine that!
Appearing on Friday’s CBS This Morning, legal analyst and constitutional law scholar Jonathan Turley completely shattered the hopes of Democrats and the liberal media that President Trump would be successfully impeached and removed from office. He trashed the proceedings for presenting “the thinnest evidentiary record” and declared the effort was “designed to fail.”
Over the past couple of weeks, MSNBC, NPR, and CBS have given a mostly unchallenged forum to liberal attorney Benjamin Crump to promote his new book, provocatively titled Open Season: Legalized Genocide Against Colored People, in which he promotes an alarmist view of widespread discrimination against the country's minority population, covering issues from police violence, high incarceration rates, and alleged "voter suppression."
On Friday, both NBC’s Today show and CBS This Morning labeled Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s decision not to censor political speech on the social network as “controversial.” The coverage emphasized that 2020 Democratic candidates were particularly upset by move, after trying to pressure Facebook into banning ads from the President Trump’s reelection campaign.
During a panel discussion about the 2020 campaign on Tuesday’s CBS This Morning, hosts and political analysts agreed that Hunter Biden’s interview with ABC News wasn’t doing his father’s presidential candidacy any favors and might even give President Trump more ammunition against Joe Biden.
The hosts of CBS's This Morning gushed over Tina Tchen on Monday without even the slightest mention of what she is best known for. It was the elephant in the room that causes one to wonder if Tchen's appearance on This Morning was contingent on the hosts not mentioning the Jussie Smollett case.
Who better than former Obama/Biden official Susan Rice to talk about Joe Biden’s dealings with Ukraine and the identify of an anonymous whistleblower? (Rice in 2017 came under fire for requesting identities of dozens of people connected to Donald Trump.) Apparently, that’s exactly who the journalists at CBS This Morning wanted for an interview.
Eager to keep the discredited New York Times hit piece against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the news for one more day, on Tuesday, CBS This Morning fretted over President Trump blasting the liberal paper “for publishing and then adjusting this story” and demanding that any reporters involved in the smear job resign.