Cooper: ‘One of the Most Disgraceful Performances’ by a U.S. President
July 16th, 2018 12:41 PM
Reacting to the late Monday morning joint press conference (U.S. time) between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, CNN’s Anderson Cooper declared that he had just witnessed “perhaps one of the most disgraceful performances by an American president at a summit in front of a Russian leader certainly that I've ever seen” at “[a]n extraordinary press conference.”
CNN Mocked Conservative ‘Tea Baggers,’ But Now Decries Incivility
June 25th, 2018 4:21 PM
CNN on Monday lamented the coarsening of the culture and a tone of incivility only getting worse with each day. Network analyst David Gergen blamed the President for “putting the country on a boil.” Yet, this is the same CNN that mocked Tea Party members in 2009 with vulgar and disgusting jokes.
CNN’s Gergen Laments Trump Bringing About 'the Death of Democracy'
April 5th, 2018 11:48 PM
In a very candid expression of his displeasure for President Trump during an appearance on Anderson Cooper 360 Thursday, CNN commentator David Gergen suggested that the President was bringing about the “death” of democracy in America. The comment was telling because it didn’t faze his host or fellow talking head, former Obama Chief Strategist David Axelrod.
After Days of Hype, CNN Panelists Shrug at Playmate’s Interview
March 23rd, 2018 12:40 AM
During Thursday’s Anderson Cooper 360, CNN aired their much-hyped interview with Playboy Playmate Karen McDougal, who says she had a long-term affair with President Trump in the mid-2000s. But during the panel discussion immediately afterward, their assorted journalists and commentators didn’t know what to make of it and most actually ripped into her for misleading reporters…
CNN Panel Churns Out Speculation About Mueller’s Questions to Trump
March 21st, 2018 9:51 PM
On Wednesday, CNN reported that their infamous anonymous sources were giving them hints at what questions Special Counsel Robert Mueller was planning the ask President Trump during a possible in-person interview. “Obviously the four buckets we now know about … the firing of Comey and Flynn, that statement on Air Force One, and that infamous meeting at Trump Tower,” stated CNN…
‘Sociopath’ Trump and ‘Nazi’ Republicans Deserve ‘Extinction’
September 8th, 2017 12:41 PM
From psychoanalyzing Donald Trump as an “unhinged” “sociopath” to blaming Fox News and the GOP agenda for “re-animating” the Nazis, liberal reporters, writers and hosts have spent the last few weeks of summer using heated rhetoric to denounce conservative Republicans and Trump as a bunch of haters advancing a “white supremacy agenda.” The following is a collection of worst media and…
CNN: Trump's 'Cruelty' Over DACA Reveals His Racist 'Values'
September 6th, 2017 10:16 AM
On Tuesday night’s CNN Tonight With Don Lemon during the 10pm hour, host Don Lemon led a discussion on DACA, arguing that Trump must be racist for even broaching rescinding the controversial immigration act. Of course his panel ate up the anti-Trump rhetoric, with senior political analyst David Gergen going so far as to say that your opinion on DACA revealed whether or not you “have a…
Hysteria Over Paris Pullout
June 5th, 2017 5:20 PM
For sheer hilarity and hyperbole it's hard to beat a recent headline on a Washington Post editorial opposing President Trump's decision to remove the U.S. from the nonbinding and unenforceable Paris climate agreement. "Trump turns his back on the world," it screamed. A close second goes to the headline on a New York Times piece by columnist David Brooks: "Donald Trump…
Gergen Raises Impeachment, Hilariously Touts Tribe as Credible Source
May 17th, 2017 4:58 PM
On Tuesday’s Anderson Cooper 360, CNN senior political commentator and former presidential adviser David Gergen warned that “we are in impeachment territory for the first time” in light of The New York Times report about the Jim Comey memo in which President Trump allegedly asked him to end the Mike Flynn investigation.
'Disturbing' Speech by 'Moral Midget'; CNN Melts Down Post-Trump Rally
April 30th, 2017 1:33 AM
Most readers of NewsBusters and consumers of cable news are used to liberal media meltdowns since November 8. However, that’s not to say they’re any less enjoyable. Saturday night featured another temper tantrum by CNN with anchors and guests labeling Trump’s 100 Days rally in Pennsylvania a “deeply disturbing” and “stunning” speech by a “moral…
CNN Panelists Laugh at Gergen Claiming Trump's 100 Days Worst Ever
March 25th, 2017 9:53 PM
CNN political analyst David Gergen's recent hyperbolic claim that Donald Trump may have had the worst first 100 days of any President in history was so over the top that even his CNN colleagues are still laughing at him the day after. On Saturday's CNN Newsroom, after right-leaning actor and former Gergen subordinate Ben Stein jabbed his former boss by recalling how bad Abraham…
CNN Frets All White Men in WH Meeting, 'Only Brown Thing Is the Table'
March 25th, 2017 7:06 PM
On Thursday's CNN Tonight, host Don Lemon picked up on Democrats hyping a photograph of President Donald Trump meeting with the House Freedom Caucus because all members of the conservative group are white men. Lemon recalled a friend of his who cracked that "the only thing brown in that picture is the table," while CNN analysts Nia-Malika Henderson and David Gergen also weighed in…
CNN’s Gergen Cites Non-Existent New CBO Report on GOP Health Care Bill
March 22nd, 2017 12:39 AM
With the GOP’s new health care bill limping into Thursday’s vote in the House especially after the brutal Congressional Budget Office report, the media are taking every chance to give it one more kick. But during Tuesday’s CNN Tonight, commentator David Gergen claimed that the CBO had put out an even more damaging report. “We’ve just learned in last 24 hours the…
CNN Mocks MSNBC’s Overhyped Trump-Taxes Exclusive: Not ‘Explosive’
March 14th, 2017 11:41 PM
Late Tuesday evening, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow sent out an enticing tweet declaring that she would expose newly authenticated copies of President Donald Trump’s 2005 tax returns. As her show aired and the White House put out their official statement, it became clear that the hype was much to do about nothing. The revelation that Trump made roughly $150 million and paid $38 million in…