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Christie: Nothing Trump Could've Said at SOTU Would've Made Dems Happy

January 31st, 2018 9:54 AM
Immediately following President Trump’s positive State of the Union address, which ABC complained was “divisive” “gloomy” and “sad,” the same ABC team was still in meltdown mode two hours later on Nightline. But newly instated ABC News contributor Chris Christie was the only one to declare the truth of the matter, that Democrats had become so…
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Nets Use Pre-SOTU to Bludgeon ‘Embattled,’ ‘Deeply Unpopular’ Trump

January 30th, 2018 9:59 PM
Well, that didn’t take long. Minutes before President Trump’s first State of the Union address on Tuesday, the major broadcast networks pulled out the long knives to attack the “embattled” and “deeply unpopular” President leading a GOP that’s “paying the political price in recent special elections” for a presidency whom people believe is…
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ABC Loses It; Obama Offered a ‘Song of Hope’ Showing 'What's Possible'

January 10th, 2017 11:29 PM
My friends, it’s happened. Following President Obama’s farewell address on Tuesday night, ABC poured out warm fuzzes for the President as the assembled liberal journalists bowed down to his “sermon on democracy” doubling as a “song of hope” of “what can look like that we are now a diverse nation.”
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ABC Passes on Fact-Checking Kaine, Hammers 'Less Than Factual' Pence

October 5th, 2016 11:06 AM
Immediately following last night’s Vice-Presidential Debate, analysts at ABC were eager to downplay Kaine’s constant interruptions and highlight Pence’s “false” claims instead. The next morning’s coverage of the debate on ABC was more of the same, with Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl declaring Pence as “less than factual.” ABC did not…
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ABC Spotlights Conviction of Pennsylvania's 'Rising Star' Democrat

August 17th, 2016 3:43 PM
ABC became the first Big Three network to cover the felony conviction of the Democratic attorney general of Pennsylvania, Kathleen Kane, on the early Wednesday edition of Nightline. Byron Pitts spotlighted the downfall of the "rising star in Pennsylvania's Democratic Party," who went from being endorsed by Bill Clinton to being a "convicted criminal." ABC's morning and…
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ABC’s Nightline Spends Half of 2016 Report on Trump's Debate Boycott

January 29th, 2016 3:17 AM
By virtue of its late-night time slot, ABC’s Nightline received the first crack among the major broadcast networks at reacting to Thursday’s Republican presidential debate and, as per the liberal media’s pattern, made all candidates not named Donald Trump an afterthought as three minutes and 34 seconds out of the six-minute-and-58-second segment were devoted to Trump and his…
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Notable Quotables: 'Proud' of 'Tearful' Obama's Attack on Gun Rights

January 11th, 2016 9:12 AM
Liberal journalists applaud President Obama's unilateral action against the Second Amendment, with ABC's Byron Pitts dubbing Obama "America's parent-in-chief," while MSNBC/Bloomberg analyst Mark Halperin declaring he's "proud" of how Obama is approaching "a national crisis that needs to be addressed." At the same time, a Newsweek reporter makes a…
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ABC Hypes Obama on Guns: ‘America’s Parent-in-Chief’

January 6th, 2016 5:28 PM
According to Nightline co-anchor Byron Pitts, Barack Obama is “America’s parent-in-chief” when it comes to guns. The ABC journalist on Tuesday night hyped the President’s White House speech: “Camera clicks the only sound in the White House east room as the normally stoic President Obama openly wept and paused to compose himself.” 
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Nightline Touts Wisdom of Vegetable-Growing Hippie Commune

August 22nd, 2015 10:20 AM
ABC's Nightline, a program that can barely be bothered to cover the 2016 presidential election, on Wednesday night devoted over seven minutes to a hippie commune in Virginia where residents are given an allowance and children are raised by everyone. Touting this socialistic paradise, co-anchor Byron Pitts enthused, "the people you're about to meet are taking it pretty literally…
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Trump vs. Supermodel Fight Reminds Superficial Nightline of 2016 Race

August 19th, 2015 12:16 PM
The increasingly vapid Nightline on Tuesday night actually covered the 2016 presidential race, but only because Donald Trump is feuding with a supermodel. This is just the show's second story on the election in the last month. Byron Pitts sarcastically opened the show: "Famously beautiful person Donald Trump says Heidi Klum at 42 is no longer a perfect ten." Sounding…
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ABC Spotlights Sex Offender Past of Satanic Ritual Organizer

October 23rd, 2014 4:47 PM
On the early Wednesday edition of Nightline, ABC's Byron Pitts zeroed in on how Adam Daniels, the organizer of a Satanic ritual in Oklahoma City, claims to be a "religious leader," and is yet a "convicted sex offender." The correspondent bluntly turned to Daniels and said, "You get how, for most people, those two things don't line up." Pitts also pointed out…

ABC Hypes Potential Gitmo Closing: ‘Allegations of Waterboarding...H

June 8th, 2014 3:14 PM
With the exchange of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl for the release of five Taliban detainees held at Guantanamo Bay complete, ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos used the opportunity to promote the possibility of Gitmo closing its doors.  On Sunday, June 8, Byron Pitts, ABC’s Chief National Correspondent peddled the line that “700 men have come through Gitmo since the…

Bizarre 'Nightline' Devotes 30 Minutes to White, Black Racists Who Wan

January 18th, 2014 11:23 AM
  In January of 2013, Nightline was demoted to the TV wasteland of 12:35 in the morning. Since then, the ABC program has become increasingly superficial, shedding hard news in favor of crime and celebrity stories. On Thursday, the program got even weirder, spending 30 minutes on white and black racists and mediating a discussion between the two on a supposed coming race war. It all…

ABC and Dan Rather Perpetuate Myth Right Wing Hate Killed Kennedy

November 18th, 2013 8:32 AM
Lee Harvey Oswald was far-left defector to the Soviet Union, but you’d never know that from Sunday’s ABC This Week which focused on Dallas as a cauldron of segregationist hate for President Kennedy without any mention of the political orientation of the actual assassin. Using Dan Rather as his expert, ex-CBS and current ABC reporter Byron Pitts perpetuated the myth that right-…