SHOCK: Washington Post's Ignatius Urges Biden NOT to Run in 2024
Late Tuesday night, Washington Post columnist David Ignatius stunned permanent Washington with his most recent op-ed calling for President Joe Biden not to run for reelection in 2024 due to his advanced age. The piece is sure to set Biden off when he wakes up from his nap.
Morning Joe On Anniversary of RFK Assassination Never Mentions Sirhan
Morning Joe's segment on the anniversary of the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy never mentions his assassin, the Palestinian Sirhan B. Sirhan, or that Sirhan's motive was RFK's support for Israel, or that Sirhan was an ardent supporter of Communism.
After Debt Deal, King Wonders If Biden Can Make 'Centrism' 'Sexy'
CNN’s Friday edition of Inside Politics turned into a Biden 2024 ad as host John King previewed Biden’s Oval Office address on the debt limit deal by asking his assembled panel if he could make “centrism, compromise sexy.”
Was This Journalist Talking About Fox News—Or Joe Scarborough?
On Morning Joe, discussing revelations that Fox News people said critical things in private about Trump, but something very different on the air, Washington Post columnist David Ignatius says: "You have a sense that, like the Republican politicians you and I were talking about, Fox is chasing what it imagines its viewers, the public on the right, want to hear. And that's just…
Morning Joe Blames Paul Pelosi Attack on GOP, 'Trump-Fueled Fascism'
On Morning Joe, at the end of the first half-hour spent exclusively on discussing the attack on Nancy Pelosi's husband, and blaming it on Trumpism, Mika Brzezinski vows, "we're going to be spending the entire show trying to take a deep dive into this."
Morning Joe's Sudden Respect For Richard Nixon
File this one under NewsBusters' "Sudden Respect" rubric. Friday's Morning Joe celebrated Richard Nixon! It did so because, in contrast with Trump, Nixon conceded the 1960 presidential election to JFK, despite strong evidence that the results in Illinois and Texas were stolen on behalf of the Democrat. There was even the spectacle of Washington Post's David Ignatius, speaking of Nixon…
Scarborough: Trump Was Right on Europe's Dependence on Russian Oil
It was obviously a tough pill -- or shall we say nut -- for Joe Scarborough to swallow. On Wednesday's Morning Joe, the Trump hater par excellence grudgingly admitted that as president, Donald Trump got it right when he chided Angela Merkel over Germany's dependence on Russian oil.
Potty-Mouth: Morning Joe Mentions 'Toilets' 14x in Opening Minutes
Talk about having a potty mouth! With Joe Scarborough leading the [dis]charge, the Morning Joe crew mentioned "toilets" no fewer than 14 times in its six opening minutes today. We've talked before about Scarborough getting on his "hobbyhorse" and riding a favorite phrase into the ground. But this morning, it's more apt to describe Scarborough mounting his . . . commode. Morning Joe was making…
Scarborough Feels Putin's Pain, Paints Ukraine as Potential Aggressor!
On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough summoned up sympathy, if not for the devil, at least for Vladimir Putin. Scarborough's argued that we need to respect Russia's need for secure borders, and that "Ukraine is a knife that cuts right into the heart of Russia!" He suggested that we consider how the US would feel if Russia signed a mutual security pact with Mexico.
Morning Joe: Hard to Subdue Ukraine — People Have a Million Guns!
On Morning Joe, Washington Post editor/columnist says of a potential invasion of Ukraine ordered by Putin: "He's also going to face a guerrilla warfare, extended partisan warfare in Ukraine. There -- I counted 400,000 people who've received some kind of militia training. There are a million guns floating around Ukraine. I mean, it's a place where it’d be hard to subdue the population…
Print Journalists Throw Kisses Right After Biden UN Speech on MSNBC
MSNBC launched right out of President Biden’s speech at the United Nations with praise from “objective” newspaper journalists about it hit the “all the right notes,” that “you couldn’t get the words, the sheet of music much better than this.”
MSNBC: Milley Tipping China Sounds Great, Except for the Constitution
Morning Joe defended General Milley this morning. Promising to tip off China to any attack ordered by President Trump? Why, that's "helpful." Milley "didn't do anything wrong." In fact, "we owe him a debt of thanks!" The only "problem" is that Constitution thingy! Said David Ignatius of the Washington Post: "The problem is, and I think every single thing that was done by those three people,…
Scarborough Uses Heroes of 9/11 to Boost Biden's Afghanistan Fiasco
On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough uses the great work of the American military, invokes the spirit of 9/11, and the generosity of Americans welcoming Afghan refugees, to deflect criticism from President Biden over his Afghanistan fiasco. Scarborough says he is "really proud" of America, and offers not a word of blame for Biden.
Ignatius: Afghanistan ‘Really Difficult’ for White House Self-Esteem
Appearing on MSNBC’s Morning Joe Thursday, Washington Post columnist and associate editor David Ignatius sympathized with “shell-shocked” White House staffers for which the catastrophe in Afghanistan has “been really, really difficult.” The concern for the emotional well being of top Biden aides came amid discussion of the President’s disastrous ABC interview in which he…