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Sour Grapes CNN Hacks Attack Supreme Court for Not Ruling Their Way

October 27th, 2020 8:03 PM

Why does CNN only want judicial independence when it benefits the Democratic Party? On Tuesday morning's CNN Newsroom, co-hosts Poppy Harlow and Jim Sciutto edged their guests to trash the Supreme Court after ruling against the Wisconsin Democrats in a case regarding the absentee ballot deadline. Leading the way, Scuitto biasedly speculated: “When you have the Justices deciding in large party…

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Bitter CNN Whines About McConnell 'Gloating' Over Barrett Win

October 27th, 2020 9:00 AM

After weeks of attacking and whining about the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett, CNN had to get one last dig in before her confirmation. Rather than giving an honest assessment of the Supreme Court nominee, they let their partisan affiliation drive their coverage. During Monday morning’s edition of Newsroom, host John King gave one last attack on the nominee before her confirmation…

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CNN Expresses Outrage: Barrett Will Not Be a Liberal Judicial Activist

October 13th, 2020 10:05 AM

CNN concluded its day one coverage of Amy Coney Barret’s confirmation hearing by expressing outrage over her stance on judicial activism. After gushing over Democratic Vice-Presidential Nominee and  Kamala Harris’s opening statement, CNN weekday host Brianna Keilar brought in a panel to attack Barrett for following in the philosophy of the late Justice Scalia. CNN chief legal analyst…

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‘Pretty Stunning’; CNN Marvels at ‘Emphatic’ Harris Attacking Barrett

October 12th, 2020 4:41 PM

Aside from the opening statements by Senate Judiciary Committee leadership, CNN had ignored day one of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing. Instead, they spent another Monday trying to fear-monger on coronavirus. But that changed when vice presidential candidate and Senator Kamala Harris got her turn as CNN Newsroom jumped in so they could marvel at Harris’s “pretty…

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CNNer Claims Trump Pick Will Be Threat to 'Rights and Liberties'

September 25th, 2020 10:25 PM

CNN Supreme Court reporter Joan Biskupic joined Friday's CNN Newsroom to pay homage to the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and, in previewing the future of the Court, she fretted that Trump's replacement (which, according to reports by early evening, would be Amy Coney Barrett) will mean "many, many types of rights and liberties" are…

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CNN Cheers Roberts 'Striking Fear' Into Trump's Base on Abortion

June 29th, 2020 2:00 PM

Despite abortion being an issue which continues to divide Americans, CNN Newsroom cheered the Supreme Court’s decision to strike down a Louisiana pro-life law as restoring “integrity” and “stability” in the law and “public’s expectations” on abortion. During the 10-minute-segment Monday morning, no journalist or analyst pointed out this law was aimed to protect the life of the…

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CNN Cheers SCOTUS Ruling Hails Roberts' 'Integrity'

June 29th, 2020 9:00 AM

On Monday morning’s CNN Newsroom, host Jim Sciutto brought on political analyst Sabrina Siddiqui, chief legal analyst and national politics reporter Jeffrey Toobin, and Supreme Court analyst Joan Biskupic to celebrate the Supreme Court striking down a Louisiana law regulating abortions. Rejecting the guise of a news network, the panel unabashedly …

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Hilarious CNN Segment Wonders Why SCOTUS Is Silent on Kavanaugh Claim

September 20th, 2018 5:37 PM
What is this? Democracy dies in....silence? Thursday afternoon, CNN’s Wolf dedicated a segment with host Wolf Blitzer and Supreme Court analyst Joan Biskupic wondering why the current eight Supreme Court justices have remained silent and not opined on the three-decades-old sexual misconduct allegation against nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Perhaps more insane than anything Biskupic or Blitzer…
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CNNers Back Chaos at SCOTUS Hearing; ‘Definitely’ ‘Had No Choice’

September 4th, 2018 1:42 PM
Breaking in just after noon Eastern on Tuesday for Inside Politics, panelists expressed support for liberal Senators and protesters repeatedly disrupting and trying to delay the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearing, declaring they “had no choice” and “definitely” have a point about Kavanaugh not being transparent with Americans concerning his time in the Bush White House.…

AP, The Hill Ignore How Supreme Court Disruptor Was Inspired By Occupy

February 28th, 2014 4:17 PM
The Associated Press and The Hill both reported on Noah Kai Newkirk shouting down the Supreme Court justices in their chamber, but ignored his far-left political affiliation.  On Thursday, the wire service merely identified Newkirk's organization as "protest group 99Rise." Mario Trujilo of The Hill gave some a bit more information on Friday, but failed to disclose that 99Rise…

USA Today Frets Obama Unable to ‘Infuse Courts with Women and Minori

June 17th, 2010 1:32 PM
The “deeply polarized confirmation process in the Senate” has “undercut Obama's effort to significantly infuse the federal courts with more women and minorities,” USA Today's Joan Biskupic fretted in a Wednesday front page article in which she refused to identify Obama's nominees as liberals as she attached the positive “diversity” patina to Obama's agenda without any regard for the irony such “…

USA Today's Biskupic Sees SCOTUS of 'Ideological...Conservatives' and

April 13th, 2010 12:51 AM
In a Monday article, USA Today's Joan Biskupic (her “Court Beat” blog) identified retiring Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens as “liberal,” but in an accompanying sidebar on “second court picks by recent presidents,” she saw Republicans naming “ideological” conservatives to advance their agendas while Democrat Bill Clinton picked “pragmatic liberals.” Yes, Ruth Bader Ginsburg is a “pragmatic…

Chris Matthews Show Panelists Say Obama More Conservative Than Radical

July 13th, 2009 5:32 PM
Over the weekend, on his syndicated "The Chris Matthews Show," Chris Matthews asked his media panel if Barack Obama was governing as "more clearly a radical like FDR was, or more like a true conservative?" The latter part of the question -- the rather absurd proposition of Obama being a conservative -- actually drew a couple of affirmatives from the panel. The USA Today's Joan…

Justice O'Connor's Legacy 'Undercut' by Roberts Court

June 10th, 2008 11:07 PM