Daily Beast's Dean Obeidallah on CNN: Radical Islam A 'Made-Up Idea'
May 11th, 2015 7:16 PM
The Daily Beast's Dean Obeidallah denied the existence of Islamism as an ideology during a segment on Monday's CNN Newsroom. Obeidallah, responding to conservative commentator Erick Erickson applauding Saturday Night Live's draw Mohammed skit as "a perfectly humorous way to point out the absurdity of radical Islam's refusal to let people draw Mohammed," wildly claimed…
Blogger: Conservatives ‘Marinate’ in ‘Rancid Stew’ of Obama-Hatred
March 15th, 2015 5:00 PM
The American Prospect’s Waldman sympathizes with conservatives who are “unfairly accused of racism,” but says that overall he doesn’t feel too sorry for them given that right-wingers routinely condone actual bigotry from their leaders. Addressing his conservative readers, Waldman admits that sometimes “liberals are too quick to see racist intent in a comment that may…
Associated Press Release? AP Highlights How Obama's 'Hope' Takes Aim a
July 13th, 2014 1:00 PM
The Huffington Post happily ran an Associated Press analysis by Josh Lederman that simply regurgitated Obama’s latest stump-speech complaint that the other side represents cynicism, but he still represents hope. The headline was "How 'hope' became Obama's fight against cynicism." Lederman never acknowledges the sorry state of Obama’s polling – that this…
‘Your Turn, President Obama,’ Tweeters Demand After Christie Fires
January 10th, 2014 3:17 PM
Mere minutes after New Jersey governor Chris Christie said during a press conference on Thursday that he was firing deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly for lying about her role in closing lanes of the George Washington Bridge, many online posters compared the Republican official's swift action with the utter lack of movement by president Barack Obama, who has yet to terminate anyone in…
Scarborough Suggests #1 Best-Selling Author Mark Levin 'Jealous' Of Hi
August 30th, 2013 8:33 AM
Although he didn't dare mention him by name, there's little doubt that Joe Scarborough had Mark Levin—who has taken strong shots at Scarborough's criticize-conservatives-first approach—in mind as a radio talk show host who is "jealous" of him and for whom Scarborough feels "sorry."
On today's Morning Joe, James Carville told Scarborough that…
O'Reilly Attacks Chris Matthews 'Nonsense,' Asks MRC's Tim Graham, Eri
June 14th, 2013 1:44 PM
On Thursday’s edition of “The O’Reilly Factor” on Fox, Bill O’Reilly slammed back at Chris Matthews for asserting that O’Reilly and Pat Buchanan and Joe McCarthy look alike: “In addition to being misguided intellectually, Mr. Matthews needs glasses badly. Why is he spouting this nonsense?”
O’Reilly turned to Fox contributor Erick Erickson…
Changes at CNN as Carville, Matalin, Bennett, Erickson, Whitaker Ouste
January 30th, 2013 10:52 AM
When Jeff Zucker became president of CNN earlier this month, some people in the mainstream media feared that this might be the end of “the last bastion of television journalism” since the former head of NBC Universal was expected to make many significant changes in the network personnel and schedule.
Those changes took off on Tuesday, when ABC's Chris Cuomo, who had served as…
Politico Disparages Heritage as 'Uninspiring' & Discredits DeMint as a
December 7th, 2012 3:58 PM
Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) announced Thursday that he will be trading his Senate seat in January to assume the helm of the Heritage Foundation. Covering the surprising development in its Friday edition, Politico dismissed DeMint as a mediocre politician with an undistinguished record who is moving on to captain a conservative think tank that has become "predictable, uninspiring, and often lacking…
Piers Morgan Scoffs at 'Binders' Frenzy, But Other CNN Reporters Jumpe
October 18th, 2012 5:51 PM
Liberal CNN host Piers Morgan canned the Democratic "binders full of women" attack on Romney as "facile and silly," but CNN reporters hammered on it Wednesday night and well into Thursday.
Surprisingly, Morgan threw his criticism in David Axelrod's face by telling him "I find it rather facile and silly, to be honest with you, that the Democrats are trying to make…
CNN's O'Brien Gushes Over Raddatz, Defends Boorish VP Biden
October 12th, 2012 5:08 PM
On this morning’s edition of CNN’s Starting Point, host Soledad O’ Brien praised vice presidential debate moderator Martha Raddatz for her “commanding” performance last night. A performance that demonstrated that she too is in the running for the Vice Presidency of the United States. It took O’Brien less than five minutes to compliment Raddatz’s…
WaPo: 5,400 Words on Mitt Romney's High School Years, Marked by an Obs
May 10th, 2012 2:58 PM
If the people who run the Washington Post Company need an archetypal example of why their newspaper publishing segment is in so much financial trouble (as found here: a $22.6 million first-quarter 2012 loss following on the heels of an $18.2 million loss for all of 2011) and is bleeding customers (per the Audit Board of Circulations, the paper's daily and Sunday circulation dropped by 7.8%…
Tea Party Tattler? Candidate Sends Erick Erickson's E-Mails to Politic
August 28th, 2011 8:45 AM
Based on the dramatic bias of past election cycles, nobody should count on The Washington Post to be helpful (or even fair) to Sen. George Allen. But in Sunday's paper, political writer Ben Pershing reported on how Jamie Radtke, a Tea Party activist running against Allen in the primary, leaked e-mails to Politico from RedState blogger Erick Erickson and turned him from an endorser to…
Our MRC Gala and DisHonors Awards Recap (with Video
May 9th, 2011 5:00 AM
Sorry, Chris Matthews, maybe next year.
You'd think the MSNBC "Hardball" host would be a shoo-in for the Media Research Center's annual "Obamagasm Award," but the 2011 prize went to Evan Thomas of Newsweek for declaring the president "stand[s] above the country, above — above the world. He’s sort of God."
CNN's Tuchman Hints O'Donnell is a Totalitarian Due to Anti-Media Rema
September 22nd, 2010 5:23 PM
CNN's Gary Tuchman blasted Delaware Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell on Tuesday's AC360, suggesting that the Republican was like the leader of a totalitarian regime, after she dared to say that the media should be left out of certain campaign events: "I think, for most Americans, that gives you a little chill. When we go to places like Cuba and Iran and North Korea and China, we're often…