Friday night, MSNBC’s Chris Hayes made some unusually ridiculous statements surrounding the ongoing push by the liberal media to indict President Trump. Hayes began by showing a clip of Fox News host Sean Hannity criticizing recent comments from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi claiming she wanted to see Trump “in prison.”
Democratic presidential candidates had it super easy when they showed up for interviews on cable and network shows this past month. Candidates like Beto O’Rourke, Cory Booker and Pete Buttieg were greeted by hosts who bragged about owning their campaign t-shirts and asked them hard-hitting questions like “are you too nice?” and “what can we do better” to help your candidacy? Those same news outlets trashed Donald Trump as “sociopath” whose rhetoric has ramped up a “body count” of dead children. The following are the most obnoxious moments of media bias over the last month.
CNN and MSNBC's audiences heard repeated assertions on Wednesday that Special Counsel Mueller’s public briefing was “basically” a call for President Trump’s impeachment or prosecution. Rather than simply relaying what Mueller had actually said, cable hosts meticulously picked apart and psychoanalyzed his words to divine what the Special Counsel “really” meant: that the President was “a criminal” who ought to be impeached immediately.
In an ironic display of self-righteousness, MSNBC’s All In host Chris Hayes and Last Word host Lawrence O’Donnell discussed Tuesday night just how they avoid partiality in their reporting. Opening with an insult to President Trump, Hayes stated; “The central issue is the depth-less nihilism of the President whose sheer shamelessness means he will say anything at any time, about any opponent no matter how cartoonishly disingenuous it is.”
Wednesday night on MSNBC’s All In, host Chris Hayes blasted the President, claiming Trump's promotion of “bigoted stereotypes” have caused the “conditions for cruelty” leading to deaths among illegal immigrants in U.S. custody at the southern border.
On the Thursday edition of MSNBC's All In, host Chris Hayes brought on Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) on to talk about the situation in the Persian Gulf with Iran and spread some fake news in the process. Hayes led off with a monologue that said the country was on the "precipice" of the worst foreign policy decision since the Iraq War. Introducing Merkley, Hayes asked if the, "Trump Administration is inflating and bending intelligence to force America into yet another war in the Middle East?"
MSNBC host Chris Hayes was apparently playing the role of an apologist for anti-Semitic Democrats Tuesday as he danced around the facts and defended Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib (MI) and Ilhan Omar (MN). Hr declared “Republicans are now on day two of their latest sustained round of bad faith attacks against Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib,” while setting up his interview with Omar.
A go-to pundit revered in liberal media janitor Brian Stelter’s daily newsletter from Mars, MSNBC’s host Chris Hayes opened Tuesday’s All In by beating the now-mummified dead horse that the Trump-Russia probe is like Watergate except worse because congressional Republicans haven’t decided to push for the impeachment of President Trump but instead become “co-conspirators” in “destroying their own branch of government.”
Columbia Journalism School wants “a new playbook” for journalism in a “1.5 degree world” because “we believe the news business must also transform.” So they’ve handpicked a selection of global warming alarmists and far-left media to instruct the media how to change.
Don’t expect that change to be toward balance or giving climate skeptics any air time. But be sure to look for major media to join in. MSNBC, The Washington Post, and Vox are all part of the “journalism” event.
Although the Mueller report did not recommend any charges against the President, liberal journalists on cable and broadcast networks spent Thursday suggesting to audiences that impeachment was imminent, if not inevitable. Throughout Thursday afternoon and Friday morning, liberal talking heads on cable and broadcast news networks mentioned impeachment an astonishing 309 times during their coverage the of the newly-released Mueller report.
Absolutely no one in the media has seen the Mueller report, a redacted version of which is due to be released on Thursday, but the utter lack of information hasn’t kept liberal journalists from claiming Attorney General William Barr is acting in “bad faith,” doing the “dirty work” of “protecting the President” as part of a possible “cover-up” of Donald Trump’s alleged misdeeds.
During a mini-monologue Wednesday night, All In host Chris Hayes complained that “someone like John Yoo wrote a legal memo that facilitated the US implementing torture, which is a war crime” has a “nice tenured perch at Berkeley Law School.” Yoo, who worked on the Office of Legal Counsel during the George W. Bush administration, responded to Hayes’s attack; in part by calling the MSNBC host a “pipsqueak.”