PBS Warns GOP 'Cheapening' Impeachment Without a 'Holy Cow' Moment

September 16th, 2023 9:45 AM

New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart joined PBS NewsHour host Geoff Bennett on Friday for their regularly scheduled recap of the week’s top stories. The trio warned that because Republicans have “no evidence” or “holy cow” moment, they are “cheapening the whole impeachment process.”

PBS Silliness: Biden's Catholicism 'Central to How He Views the World'

September 10th, 2023 2:42 PM

The Tuesday edition of the taxpayer-supported PBS NewsHour featured liberal political writer Franklin Foer talking about his new biography of President Biden. But don’t expect Foer’s book, The Last President, to be a harsh expose like the dozens of books written about former President Trump. Foer just told NBC’s Meet the Press anchor Chuck Todd that Biden "has been…


PBS: GOP Has ‘Turned Up Volume on Violence’ Against Trans People

September 3rd, 2023 4:01 PM

The Thursday edition of the taxpayer-supported PBS NewsHour featured host Geoff Bennett cynically using two recent murders, one of a gay dancer and another a LGBT bookstore owning ally, to bash Republicans as the perpetrators. Bennett spoke to the spokesman of the…

PBS Laments Backlash Against ESG: Ignore Those Lower Returns for Now

August 30th, 2023 9:42 PM

On Tuesday the PBS NewsHour explored how some investment firms and state comptrollers who have built their clients financial portfolios using the philosophy of “ESG” (environmental, social, and governance factors) ware facing "backlash." ESG investment standards could include investing in companies that fight so-called climate change, or investing in companies that make “equity and…


PBS: Dems Should Be More ‘Grateful’ Biden Is Their ’24 Candidate

August 19th, 2023 12:05 PM

On Friday’s NewsHour, PBS’s “conservative” pundit David Brooks sound like a Biden re-election flack, touting the President’s “incredibly strong economic recovery,” his “pretty good international peacekeeping efforts,” and who “sends off all the right cultural messages.....Democrats are not grateful enough for what they have.”


PBS Hosts Radical Journo: US Fell Into Racist Violence After Obama Win

July 30th, 2023 9:44 AM

Wednesday’s PBS NewsHour featured a chat with radical (Pulitzer Prize winning) journalist Wesley Lowery about his new book on how white Americans and the Republican Party became scared and possibly dangerous racists after Barack Obama’s election. Lowery is making the book-tour rounds publicizing American Whitelash. Lowery, formerly a journalist for the Washington Post…


WashPost Writers Fight On Hunter's 'Sweetheart Deal,' Hillary's Server

July 29th, 2023 10:08 AM

Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart may have got more than he bargained for on Friday’s PBS NewsHour as he took great offense to colleague and contributor Gary Abernathy’s assessment that the Department of Justice cannot continue to indict former President Donald Trump while giving “a sweetheart deal” to Hunter Biden and expect to be taken seriously. Later,…

PBS Touts ‘Startling Connections': 'Gun Ownership...White Supremacy'

July 26th, 2023 1:31 PM

Congressional reporter Laura Barron-Lopez interviewed leftist professor Cynthia Miller-Idriss for Monday’s PBS News Hour. Miler-Idriss is well known at both left-wing MSNBC and the supposedly objective, taxpayer-supported PBS for her wacky notions. Previously she linked going to the gym with far-right extremism. Monday’s ostensible subject was gun violence, but the host and her…


PBS Cheers Harris Attacking Florida's New History Standards

July 22nd, 2023 10:17 AM

Washington Post contributor Gary Abernathy and associate editor Jonathan Capehart joined PBS NewsHour’s Geoff Bennett to recap the week that was by not only excluding any mention of the House hearing on IRS whistleblowers alleging improper interference in the Hunter Biden investigation, but finding consensus that Vice President Harris is correct to attack Florida Gov. Ron…


PBS Accuses GOP of 'Screwing Up' The Military For 'Culture Wars'

July 15th, 2023 9:52 AM

PBS NewHour host Geoff Bennett, New York Times columnist David Brooks, and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart came together on Friday to discuss multiple-defense related controversies from the past week and accuse Republicans of “screwing up” the military for the sake of their “culture wars.”

PBS Cries Over ‘Right-Wing Backlash' As Big Biz 'Rethinks' Pride Month

July 2nd, 2023 12:16 PM

Monday’s edition of the tax-supported PBS NewsHour featured more of the unstinting, un-journalistic cheerleading of a segment of left-wing activists without a pretense of fairness. This time PBS’s flagship news program is lamenting the “right-wing backlash” forcing companies to “rethink Pride.” June is “Pride Month,” a fact you’ve been reminded of every time you turn on your…


Brooks And Capehart Agree: SCOTUS Upholding Free Speech Is 'Poison'

July 1st, 2023 9:49 AM

New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post associate editor Jonathan Capehart agreed on Friday’s PBS NewsHour that the Supreme Court’s ruling that the First Amendment protects a Christian web designer from having to create a website for same-sex weddings is “poison” for society.

PBS 'Conservative' Brooks Blasts DeSantis on 'Offensive' Woke Critique

June 26th, 2023 9:01 AM

Next time you catch the PBS News Hour on Friday evening (it’s partially funded by your taxes, after all), close your eyes and try to tell the difference between liberal Jonathan Capehart of the Washington Post and “conservative” counterpart David Brooks of the New York Times during the show’s weekly political roundtable. Capehart is one of many liberal voices on PBS…


PBS: NPR Legal Scribe Claims Hunter Plea 'Somewhat Harsher' Than Usual

June 24th, 2023 8:58 PM

Hunter Biden, the controversial son of the president, pled guilty to two federal charges of tax fraud and a felony charge of gun possession on Tuesday, and that evening’s taxpayer-funded PBS News Hour proved itself eager to move along, dismissing Republican accusations of a cushy plea deal from his father’s Department of Justice, appealing to emotion by painting President Joe Biden as…