The leftist factions within the media seem to be engaging in a sort of circular firing squad as of late, amid all the chaos and division in the Democratic presidential race. The most recent opponents to square off being CBS late night host Stephen Colbert and a portion of MSNBC. All In host Chris Hayes absorbed the heat on behalf of his network during an appearance on Wednesday’s Late Show.
During MSNBC’s Friday night post-debate coverage, Hardball host Chris Matthews behaved like a man possessed, hellbent on informing all about the deadly dangers posed by communism and socialism, how concerns during the Cold War were real, and Bernie Sanders might not be looking to just remake America into a socialist country a la Denmark.
Conservative Twitter is hammering Elizabeth Warren for implying in an MSNBC interview on Thursday night that she blames the racism throughout American history (in part) for minority staffers quitting her campaign in Nevada. MSNBC host Chris Hayes set up the issue in the gentlest, most helpful way possible (well, the most helpful besides burying the story). When she uncorked her blame-history spin, Hayes just moved on to asking about Michael Bloomberg.
As the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump drew to a close, the liberal media’s interest gave way to disappointment. Television journalists gorged themselves on sour grapes, complaining at length that trial was “a sham,” the vote was “rigged,” and the outcome meant nothing aside from confirming the “guilt” of Senate Republicans.
During a rare moment of clarity on Thursday’s The Beat, MSNBC host Ari Melber seemed to realize the contradictory nature of the liberal media’s dueling hyperbolic narratives against President Trump. “Is he Darth Vader or is he like the worst Stormtrooper,” Melber wondered. The question came while his guests were arguing about whether Trump was an all-controlling and murderous dictator or hopelessly incompetent.
From time to time, the liberal media will not only have their masks slip, but completely give away the store in terms of their partisan motivations and strategy. During Thursday’s dinner break in the Senate impeachment trial, MSNBC seemed to have done just that, conceding the trial to be the left’s latest attempt to remove President Trump out of office because they don’t like him.
Amidst Thursday’s dinner break in the Senate impeachment trial, MSNBC’s panel kept alive the boring, nonsensical, and predictable living love letter to the House Democratic impeachment managers, calling Congressman Adam Schiff (D-CA) “excellent” and equating his team to a thorough landscaping team mowing a lawn or a captivating episode of Wheel of Fortune (with Schiff as Vanna White).
During breaks in the trial action happening on the floor of the Senate Wednesday, Democratic senators would make their way to their friends in the liberal media to get some softball questions served their way. A common narrative CNN and MSNBC were trying to get the senators to agree to was a conspiracy theory that suggested Republicans were not taking the trial seriously, with many of them not even present in the chamber. Unfortunately for the media, things didn’t go the way they were expecting.
In a Sunday report about how MSNBC failed in their duty to report facts to their viewers in the midst of Iran’s missile attack on U.S. bases in Iraq last week, Fox News Channel media reporter and host of MediaBuzz, Howard Kurtz unloaded on the liberal cable news outlet for pushing Iran’s state-media propaganda and scaring the families of service members.
Over the weekend, MSNBC host Al Sharpton repeated a study highlighted last March by the Washington Post that made the claim that during the 2016 presidential race, there was an increase in hate crimes in counties that held Donald Trump rallies, even though the findings were discredited as misleading last September by another study published by Reason magazine. MSNBC host Yasmin Vossoughian also cited the flawed study again on last Thursday's First Look show.
All this week, NewsBusters is recounting the most obnoxious liberal bias of the decade. Today, we finish the series with the silliest analysis of the decade.
This week, NewsBusters is recounting the most obnoxious liberal bias of the decade. Today, it’s a look at the media’s Trump Derangement Syndrome as we present the most hateful attacks on President Donald Trump.