CNN Gives Platform to 'Totally Biased' Comedian to Bash Romney, Ooze
October 15th, 2012 12:57 PM
On the October 15 broadcast of CNN’s Starting Point, W. Kamau Bell of FX’s Totally Biased appeared to discuss politics and comedy in today’s discourse. However, this self-avowed “lefty” pulled no punches in slamming Mitt Romney as a candidate whose robotic tendencies forced him “to act like a human.”
Bell also gushed that President Obama…
Reuters's Freeland Thinks Paul Ryan's Gotten 'Pretty Fabulous' Media C
October 1st, 2012 1:09 PM
In an irony of ironies, a CNN roundtable on media bias featured a liberal figure of the institutional media, Chrystia Freeland, claiming that Paul Ryan has gotten "pretty fabulous treatment" at the hands of the media. Her statement came on Sunday's Reliable Sources.
"I think he's had pretty fabulous treatment in the press and maybe actually a lack of scrutiny of what…
Lawrence Kudlow Schools Fareed Zakaria on Obama Ignoring 'Shale Revolu
July 15th, 2012 10:02 PM
CNBC's Lawrence Kudlow on Sunday gave Fareed Zakaria a much-needed education on Barack Obama's energy policies.
When the host of CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS claimed the president deserved credit for the coming "shale revolution," Kudlow smartly replied, "He's giving none of the permits...He's a green energy guy. He's a Solyndra guy and he completely missed…
Reuters's Freeland: 'Anorexic' Americans Think Tax Bite Too Heavy When
May 24th, 2012 4:15 PM
Reuters columnist Chrystia Freeland must have editors who don't question her judgment very much. How else do you account for this gem making it into her final draft today?:
Like anorexics, who think they are grossly fat when they are very thin, the American body politic is suffering from a national version of body dysmorphia, with nearly half the country believing taxes are high, when…
Chrystia Freeland on Ann Romney: 'Michelle Obama Gets Bashed If She We
May 6th, 2012 5:31 PM
As NewsBusters reported, Ann Romney got mercilessly attacked last week for having the unmitigated audacity to wear a $990 shirt on television.
On CNN's Reliable Sources Sunday, Thomson Reuters' Chrystia Freeland said this was "fair" and "fine" because "Michelle Obama gets bashed if she wears expensive clothes" (video follows with transcript and commentary…
Bill Maher Attacks Ann Romney Again: 'She's Brought Up Five Very Shiny
April 21st, 2012 11:38 AM
For the second week in a row, HBO's Bill Maher went after Ann Romney, the wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
On Friday's Real Time, the host said, "I'm not attacking Ann Romney. She's brought up five very shiny and remarkably lifelike boys" (video follows with transcript and commentary):
George Will and Peggy Noonan Smack Down Michael Eric Dyson's Claim Oba
April 8th, 2012 1:03 PM
Not at all surprisingly, Georgetown University professor and MSNBC contributor Michael Eric Dyson on Sunday made the case that the criticism of President Obama's harsh remarks to the Supreme Court this week were racially motivated.
Fortunately for the sane component of those that view ABC's This Week, George Will and Peggy Noonan were there to add some desperately needed reason (video…
Reuters Editor Chrystia Freeland Blames David Cameron's 'Really Radica
August 10th, 2011 5:54 PM
As rioters in England set buildings aflame, hurl stones into local shops, and rip flat screen TVs off of store walls, Reuters editor-at-large Chrystia Freeland viewed Prime Minister David Cameron's fiscal policies as the "really radical" culprit.
"I think that this is the result of – directly the result of – the really radical austerity program that the Cameron…
Fretting Obama’s Moved Too Far to Right, Tea Party Like Reckless Tee
July 31st, 2011 3:25 PM
Three noteworthy spins, charges and/or claims made on the Sunday morning interview shows.
> ABC’s This Week, with “ALL CUTS, NO TAXES?” on screen: George Stephanopoulos hit White House senior adviser David Plouffe from the left on how “this enforcement mechanism would not include revenue increases, would be just across the board spending cuts.” He fretted the…
Dan Savage on HBO's 'Real Time': 'I Wish [Republicans] Were All F--kin
July 16th, 2011 12:16 PM
As NewsBusters previously reported, Friday's "Real Time" on HBO contained some of the most vile political talk ever broadcast on national television.
In one panel segment, gay sex advice columnist Dan Savage said of Republicans, "I wish they were all f--king dead" (video follows with transcript and commentary, extreme vulgarity warning):
Amanpour Does Obama’s Bidding in Pushing McConnell to Realize Need f
June 27th, 2011 3:25 AM
On Sunday’s This Week, ABC’s Christiane Amanpour repeatedly hit Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell with the White House’s plea for “revenue raising” measures, often the new euphemism for tax hikes, but when she talked to Democratic Congressman Jim Clyburn, the Assistant Minority Leader in the House, she failed to press him about agreeing to GOP spending cut…
Ann Coulter Smacks Down Arrogant Eliot Spitzer: 'What Business Have Yo
June 12th, 2011 3:32 PM
CNN's Eliot Spitzer arrogantly lectured about the benefits of Keynesian economics Sunday while accusing fellow panelists on "Fareed Zakaria GPS" of not knowing what they were talking about because they weren't business owners.
This led British historian Andrew Roberts to point out that President Obama's administration are mostly academics, and Ann Coulter to ask Spitzer…
Chrystia Freeland Blown Away by Weiner's 'Classy Touch
June 6th, 2011 5:37 PM
Chrystia Freeland made a series of bizarre statements on MSNBC today that were overshadowed only by Anthony Weiner's contrite presser during which the Democratic congressman admitted to tweeting the infamous crotch photo and lying to cover it up.
Before the press conference, the Reuters editor-at-large quipped that the Twitter controversy showed that Eliot Spitzer, who resigned as New…
Amanpour Accuses Paul Ryan of ‘Reverse Robin Hoodism,’ Freeland Ur
May 1st, 2011 4:13 PM
“This week -- budget blowback,” Christiane Amanpour trumpeted in framing her Sunday look, at reaction to Republican Congressman Paul Ryan’s proposed budget plan, through those hostile to it, asserting: “As town halls across America erupt in anger over a plan to slash spending, Republicans find themselves under fire.” Amanpour maintained: “Congressman Ryan is…