Brian Stelter Tries to Have It Both Ways With Trump and Fox
August 28th, 2019 8:58 PM
CNN's Brian Stelter has a very elastic definition of the Trump-Fox News relationship. When President Trump says something nice about Fox News, that is proof that Fox is something akin to state-run TV. When President Trump voices his displeasure with Fox it is proof that Trump wants it to be "an organ of the White House." That's what Stelter told At This Hour guest host…
CNN's Jones: 'The President Is Failing Kindergarten Right Now'
July 29th, 2019 4:01 PM
Appearing on CNN Newsroom With Fredricka Whitfield Sunday, CNN Political Commentator Van Jones reacted to President Trump’s tweets targeting Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings; describing his Baltimore-based district as a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess.” Jones compared President Trump to a kindergartener and not surprisingly, alleged that the President’s…
CNN Gives Dem Guests Forum to Attack Georgia Heartbeat Bill
April 1st, 2019 3:18 PM
Over the weekend, CNN allowed three different Georgia Democratic officials to appear as guests on air to attack the newly passed heartbeat bill that Georgia Republican Governor Brian Kemp plans to sign into law, outlawing abortion after a fetal heartbeat can be detected. Arguments in favor of the ban were totally absent as no right-leaning guests were included to argue their point of view.
CNN Won't Tell Viewers It's Being Sued for $275 Million for Defamation
March 20th, 2019 2:07 PM
CNN still has yet to report on the now week-old lawsuit filed against them by lawyers for Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann. The suit, which accuses the cable network of “falsely attacking, vilifying, and bullying” the teenager, has not received a single second of airtime during any CNN broadcast, nor has it been mentioned in any article on their website as of 1…
CNN's Brian Karem Mocks Ann Coulter's Brain as 'Empty Wasp Nest'
December 23rd, 2018 10:32 PM
CNN analyst Brian Karem is the White House correspondent for Playboy -- which is not exactly best known as an intellectual journal. But on Saturday, Karem mocked conservative columnist Ann Coulter as "the intellectual equivalent of an empty wasp vessel," and then asserted that conservative opposition to illegal immigration is actually a "racist" argument against "…
CNN: Obama Can Bypass Congress on Immigration, Trump Can't
November 20th, 2018 12:42 PM
On Tuesday, CNN’s New Day hosts John Berman and Alisyn Camerota brandished a decision by a California judge that temporarily halted President Trump’s recent executive action on asylum. Yet back in 2012 when it was former President Obama’s DACA order on the chopping block, hosts on CNN rushed to defend the President’s ability to enact immigration policy without…
CNN Hides Anti-Gun Brady Campaign Affiliation of Doctor Trashing NRA
November 12th, 2018 5:06 PM
On Saturday afternoon, CNN Newsroom gave attention to a Johns Hopkins Hospital trauma surgeon who has been criticizing the NRA, but the liberal news network, even while interviewing him, did not divulge that he is a board member of the anti-gun Brady Campaign.
CNN, MSNBC Promote Goodwin Spewing Over Right Wing Court
October 7th, 2018 11:48 PM
On Sunday afternoon, as Doris Kearns Goodwin appeared on both CNN and MSNBC to promote her new book, the longtime NBC presidential historian fretted that after Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation, the U.S. Supreme Court will go to the right on abortion, voting rights, and other issues, and on CNN called the possibilities "worrisome."
CNN Politicizes Shooting After Fretting GOP 'Politicizing' Tibbetts
August 26th, 2018 6:16 PM
On Sunday afternoon, after word broke that a mass shooting had occurred at a Jacksonville, Florida, gaming tournament, it didn't long for CNN host Fredricka Whitfield to talk up the alleged need for more gun laws in Florida -- in fact, it took just a little over 50 minutes. And it feels like only yesterday that the same CNN host was fretting over Republicans "politicizing" the…
Dyson: Trump 'Dehumanizing' Illegals, 'More Atrocious' Than Slavery
June 30th, 2018 8:21 PM
On Saturday afternoon, during live coverage of liberal demonstrators protesting the enforcement of immigration laws, CNN weekend host Fredricka Whitfield gave liberal New York Times contributor Michael Eric Dyson and former NAACP president Cornell Brooks a forum to hyperbolically claim the Trump administration is "dehumanizing" illegal immigrants. At one point, Dyson even suggested that…
Dem Rep to CNN: UAC Detention Conditions 'Kept Quiet' Under Obama
June 16th, 2018 9:55 PM
Appearing to take the show's host by surprise, Henry Cuellar, a Democrat in Texas's congressional delegation contended Saturday on CNN that in 2014, the conditions at detention centers holding unaccompanied and separated illegal-immigrant children were "kept quiet under the Obama Administration." That's probably correct, but it should also be noted that enough info had…
ABC, CNN Fail to Correct Claims Cop Kicked Suspect in the Head
May 9th, 2018 10:43 PM
Late last week, ABC, CBS and CNN gave attention to cell phone video in Miami which seemed to show a police officer kicking a car theft suspect in the head after he had surrendered. Now that more video has been released which reveals that the incident was not nearly as bad as it appeared because the officer was just pretending to kick him, only the CBS Evening News has taken the time to update…
CNN Highlights Police Brutality Video After Ignoring Attacks on Cops
May 5th, 2018 8:56 PM
On Saturday, CNN was true to form in showing more interest in stories that reflect negatively on how police officers do their jobs while ignoring those that show law enforcement work sympathetically. After ignoring two cases of attacks on law enforcement that were covered by other networks, CNN did find time today to run two reports on video showing a Miami cop kicking a suspect in the head after…
CNN's Camerota Lumps David Hogg's Critics in with Conspiracy Theorists
March 24th, 2018 2:46 PM
As anticipated, on Saturday CNN provided wall-to-wall coverage of the highly promoted March for Our Lives in Washington, DC. The march was portrayed as a revolutionary grassroots movement by left-leaning journalists, who coincidentally happened to share the views of the march’s organizers and speakers.