CBS Omits Hillary 'Stopping Short of Apologizing' for E-mail Scandal

September 4th, 2015 11:56 PM
Friday's CBS Evening News stood out for not covering Hillary Clinton's interview with NBC's Andrew Mitchell. The newscast didn't even mention the former first lady during their 2016 election coverage. Instead, Scott Pelley played up how Donald Trump "seems to stumble a lot, but never seems to fall" – specifically, his confused answers on foreign policy during an interview with conservative radio…

Hugh Hewitt: Hillary’s E-Mail Scandal an ‘Indictment’ of Her

August 16th, 2015 11:40 AM
Appearing on Sunday’s This Week, conservative radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt maintained that the ongoing issues surrounding Hillary Clinton’s private e-mail server were “more than a problem, it’s an indictment” of her. 

Van Jones: GOP Uses ‘Old’ ’Anti-Civil Rights Rhetoric’ on Gay Marriage

June 28th, 2015 11:03 AM
On Sunday’s State of the Union, CNN’s Van Jones accused those who oppose the Supreme Court's decision to ignore the normal legislative process on gay marriage of pushing “the old state’s rights rhetoric that was anti-civil rights rhetoric of the past than embracing the future.” Jones bemoaned that his “heart was broken” after he heard Mike Huckabee’s comments on the Supreme Court ruling…

Hugh Hewitt: 'Liberal Version of My Show...Called NPR'

June 17th, 2015 4:19 PM
Real estate is always about “location, location, location.” So is media – as a Huffington Post Live interview with conservative talker Hugh Hewitt just proved. Although Hewitt came onto the show to talk about his new book, The Queen, interviewer Josh Zepps was far more interested in throwing paper darts at conservative media. Every time Hewitt tried to get at the truth of a given topic, Zepps…

Hugh Hewitt Presses Bill Daley Over Hillary’s E-Mail Server

June 14th, 2015 1:48 PM
On Sunday’s Meet the Press, conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt provided some much needed balance to the show’s political panel when he pressed Bill Daley, President Obama’s former Chief of Staff, over Hillary Clinton’s use of a private e-mail server.

Chuck Todd: Can GOP ‘Obsession’ With ‘Beating Clinton' Be 'Too Much?'

April 12th, 2015 11:28 AM
On Sunday, NBC’s Meet the Press spent considerable time analyzing Hillary Clinton’s soon-to-be presidential announcement but Chuck Todd found time to ask if the GOP spends too much time trying to defeat the Clintons. Speaking to conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt, Todd wondered “I look at sort of an obsession on the right of beating Obama and beating Clinton, Bill Clinton, over the years and I…

'Senior' Political Reporter at HuffPo Belatedly Learns Clinton Bombed

July 8th, 2014 4:53 PM
Something tells me Zach Carter won't be making many media appearances in the months to come, at least not while still employed by Huffington Post. HuffPo's "senior political economy reporter" -- quite possibly the only time you'll see that job title -- made a mess of things during a recent appearance on Hugh Hewitt's radio show by demonstrating that his opposition to the Iraq war is a mile…

CNN’s Tapper: Jay Carney Has Been ‘Dissembling,’ ‘Obfuscating

May 2nd, 2014 11:34 AM
CNN’s Jake Tapper had some strong words for White House press secretary Jay Carney on Thursday. Appearing on The Hugh Hewitt Show, Tapper accused Carney of making “dissembling, obfuscating,” and “insulting” comments regarding the September 2012 Benghazi attacks. Hewitt came right out and called Carney a liar, but Tapper was not willing to go quite that far. He remarked, “[C]alling somebody a…

Jake Tapper Won’t Dismiss Any 2016 GOP Contenders... Except Joe Scar

March 12th, 2014 12:58 PM
CNN anchor Jake Tapper went on Hugh Hewitt’s radio show Tuesday, and naturally the 2016 presidential race came up as a discussion topic. Referring to the battle for the Republican nomination, Tapper proclaimed, “[I]t is a wide-open field, and there is no one, literally no one I would discount.” The veteran political journalist then rattled off a few GOP hopefuls he would not discount – Gov.…

Tea Party-Slandering MSNBCer Reid Steadfastly Refuses to Call Putin or

March 4th, 2014 2:22 PM
Appearing on Hugh Hewitt’s radio show on Monday, MSNBC host Joy Reid repeatedly refused to characterize either Russian president Vladimir Putin or Syrian president Bashar al-Assad as “evil.” During a contentious debate over Russia’s invasion of eastern Ukraine, Hewitt asked his guest point-blank, “Do you agree that what Russia is doing is evil?” [Video embedded below the break.] Reid hedged…

Famous Hollywood Filmmaker David Mamet Slams Obama: 'He's a Tyrant

November 28th, 2013 1:15 PM
  Famous Hollywood filmmaker David Mamet on Monday dared to oppose liberal orthodoxy, slamming Barack Obama as a "tyrant." Appearing on the Hugh Hewitt Show, the writer/director (The Untouchables, Wag the Dog, Ronin) decried the President's deal with Iran over nuclear production. Mamet assailed, "He's a tyrant. And I give him great credit. He's always said that his idea was to reform the…

MSNBC’s Joy Reid Refuses to Admit Obama Lied About ObamaCare

November 6th, 2013 4:42 PM
MSNBC analyst Joy Reid is one of those liberal media figures who still refuses to say that President Obama lied about Americans’ ability to keep their insurance plans under ObamaCare. On Tuesday night, Reid made a guest appearance on Hugh Hewitt’s radio show to discuss the health care law. Hewitt confronted Reid with a clip of Obama’s recent whitewashing: “If you have or had one of these plans…

Joe Scarborough Finally Admits Obama Lied About ObamaCare

October 30th, 2013 11:23 AM
Yesterday, I reported that MSNBC host Joe Scarborough and his Morning Joe guests refused to come out and explicitly state that President Obama lied when he repeatedly insisted that those who like their health insurance can keep it under ObamaCare. Well, on Hugh Hewitt’s radio show Tuesday night, Scarborough finally allowed the L-word to escape his lips. The conservative radio host played a…

Bozell Column: Terry McAuliffe's Anti-Catholic Campaign

October 29th, 2013 11:28 PM
There may be no more misleading newspaper sentence in the Virginia governor’s race than this one from reporter Carol Morello in the October 26 Washington Post: “The two major-party candidates running for governor of Virginia are both practicing Catholics.” The Post did not ask McAuliffe where near his home in Fairfax County he attends church every Sunday and holy day of obligation, which is…