MTP Daily host Chuck Todd, perhaps sarcastically, referred to liberal Senate candidate Beto O’Rourke as the “Bobby Kennedy of millennials.” The comment came in the midst of a discussion about how the media-friendly Democrat has fallen behind and is now going negative on his Texas opponent, Ted Cruz. Todd prefaced his comments this way: “I want to play a quick montage. Beto O'Rourke, the Bobby Kennedy of millenials, decided to go negative.”
After almost a month of attempts to impugn Brett Kavanaugh with flimsy, uncorroborated, 11th hour allegations, the liberal media saw their attempts come up empty on Saturday with Kavanaugh’s official confirmation to the Supreme Court. But left behind in their wake was one dumpster fire after another, ranging from fake news to bias that radicalized even the most hardened Never Trumpers to rally behind the Judge.
It was like election night 2016 all over again for the liberal media hit squads that tried desperately to sink Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation. The liberal media were so incensed that they were describing it as one of the darker times in American history and started to call the court’s legitimacy into question. During NBC’s Sunday Today, host Willie Geist was so confused by their radical tactics failing that his first question was simple: “what just happened over the last month?”
Does Chuck Todd remember that he works for NBC News? The Washington Free Beacon reported on Friday night on his show MTP Daily, Todd declared "Michael Avenatti is probably the best thing to happen to Brett Kavanaugh. All these Democrats that have been flirting with him, they've got to really be embarrassed by him now." Some of those Democrats are the ones that put Avenatti's client, Julie Swetnick, on NBC News without confirming her allegations.
During and after the cloture vote Friday morning to move forward with Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court, NBC’s Chuck Todd and Andrea Mitchell held out hope that unnamed Republican Senators could change their minds to oppose Kavanaugh and that, amidst the onslaught of pressure (read: verbal harassment from the left), voting against the Judge is thinking “beyond reelection.”
After Brett Kavanaugh offered a vigorous defense of his character, and Senator Lindsey Graham condemned the “despicable” attacks on the Supreme Court nominee, NBC journalist and self-described referee Chuck Todd on Thursday finally decided that the hearings were “as bad as I forced” and a “divorce.”
Halfway through Thursday’s dramatic Supreme Court hearings, NBC seemed to decide that Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination was done, speculating about pulling the pick and even who might be the replacement. After Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony (but before Kavanaugh's), reporter Hallie Jackson said that White House officials “are not sitting in meetings, huddling about what they would do, should Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination ultimately fail. But that calculus should change in a matter of hours.”
The hearings have yet to begin, but the liberal cable networks have already banged the gavel in the case of sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, finding the defendant guilty in a court of public opinion. Despite the insistence of both Democrats and liberal cable pundits that the magic of an FBI investigation is the only way to ascertain the truth, hosts and talking heads on CNN and MSNBC have spent the last week pronouncing their own pre-cooked verdict against the judge.
There is nothing Judge Brett Kavanaugh can do to clear his name in the eyes of the ravenous liberal media. Even after his interview on Fox News in which he defended himself and his reputation from the dubious allegations, it drew the ire of those who wanted his nomination to fail. During Tuesday’s MTP Daily on MSNBC, host Chuck Todd slapped the Supreme Court nominee with a “partisan warrior” label for the effort.
The Democrats and their allies in the media have spent the last few weeks laying the groundwork to destroy the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. First, they tried to say the process was “illegitimate” because Republicans held up Merrick Garland. When that didn’t work, they brought forth an uncorroborated decades-old allegation of sexual assault. The following is a look at some of the most egregious smears against Kavanaugh and Senate Republicans (so far).
Since the allegations of an attempted sexual assault by Judge Brett Kavanaugh first surfaced, very few on the right had been able to get onto the liberal media’s airwaves and give them the proper reality check they needed. During a Sunday appearance on NBC’s Meet the Press, National Review senior editor Jonah Goldberg burst their bubble by explaining how “the preponderance of the evidence that we have … is in Judge Kavanaugh's favor.”
After Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and her Democratically connected legal team gave the Senate Judiciary Committee a week-long runaround, the parties finally agreed on a tentative hearing scheduled for Thursday. And despite all of Ford’s named witnesses telling the committee they had no recollection of the party where the alleged sexual assault took place, NBC Political Director Chuck Todd couldn’t see any way for Supreme Court Nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh to look good coming out of it.