'Is This the Gulf of Tonkin?' MSNBC Fears Trump Going to War with Iran

May 15th, 2019 7:23 PM
On Tuesday's Andrea Mitchell Reports on MSNBC, host Andrea Mitchell fretted that President Trump could lead the country into a war with Iran and was assisted with that assessment thanks to New York Times White House correspondent Peter Baker and former CIA Deputy Director John McLaughlin.

Pat Buchanan Smacks Down Eleanor Clift: Obama Using ‘A Sinister and

October 5th, 2013 5:50 PM
Syndicated columnist Pat Buchanan and the Daily Beast’s Eleanor Clift got into quite a heated debate about the government shutdown on PBS’s McLaughlin Group Friday. At one point, Buchanan said Obama “wants to maximize the pain in order to maximize his political gain…It is a sinister and sadistic tactic” (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Mort Zuckerman: Because of ObamaCare '88% of Jobs Created This Year Ar

September 29th, 2013 1:29 AM

Buchanan: Putin Op-Ed Appeals To the Half of America Obama Appeals To

September 14th, 2013 7:15 PM
Syndicated columnist Pat Buchanan had a rather shocking observation about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s comments about American exceptionalism in his New York Times op-ed last week. Appearing on PBS’s McLaughlin Group Friday, Buchanan said, “He’s not only appealing to the people of the world. He’s appealing to that half of the United States to whom Barack Obama himself was appealing.”

MSNBC's Bernard: ‘Country Has Become More Race Conscious’ Since Ob

August 24th, 2013 5:26 PM
You can’t swing a dead cat these days without hitting some prominent African-American claiming race relations have worsened since Barack Obama became president. Count MSNBC political and legal analyst Michelle Bernard among them, for on PBS’s McLaughlin Group Friday, she said, “The country has become more race conscious in terms of color and in terms of ethnicity since he was elected” (video…

Pat Buchanan: 'Whites Are the Only Group That You Can Discriminate Aga

August 24th, 2013 12:59 PM
Syndicated columnist Pat Buchanan made a statement Friday guaranteed to make liberal media members' heads spin. During a discussion about Affirmative Action on PBS's McLaughlin Group, Buchanan said, "Whites are the only group that you can discriminate against legally in America now" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Zuckerman: Billionaires Are Buying Newspapers ‘Because They No Longe

August 11th, 2013 8:30 PM
Media mogul Mort Zuckerman wins this weekend’s funniest line on a political talk show. Asked by the host of PBS's McLaughlin Group why successful billionaires would invest in a dying business such as newspapers, Zuckerman replied, “Because they no longer wish to be billionaires” (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):

McLaughlin Group Unanimously Predicts Weiner Will Drop Out of Race

July 27th, 2013 5:07 PM
There was a very funny moment at the end of Friday's McLaughlin Group on PBS when the entire panel unanimously predicted that Anthony Weiner would drop out of the New York City mayor's race. This included syndicated columnist Pat Buchanan, the Economist's David Rennie, U.S. News & World Report's Mort Zuckerman, host John McLaughlin, and quite surprisingly Newsweek/Daily Beast's Eleanor…

Pat Buchanan: Obama’s Race Remarks Friday ‘Insidious’ – ‘Pre

July 20th, 2013 2:39 PM
Syndicated columnist Pat Buchanan had some harsh words for Barack Obama’s address Friday concerning race and the George Zimmerman verdict. Appearing on PBS’s McLaughlin Group, Buchanan said Obama’s comments were “insidious” adding, “The President has taken sides in what is becoming unfortunately a pretty nasty racial dispute in this country.”

Eleanor Clift: ‘President’s Remarks on Friday Are Going to be Read

July 20th, 2013 2:14 PM
It’s been almost sick-making watching Obama-loving media members gush and fawn over his address to the nation Friday concerning race and the George Zimmerman verdict. One nauseating example was Newsweek’s Eleanor Clift who said on PBS’s McLaughlin Group, “The President’s remarks on Friday are going to be read by future generations. They’re beautiful, they’re eloquent” (video follows with…

Pat Buchanan: Sarin Gas in Syria 'Has Tonkin Gulf Written All Over It

June 15th, 2013 6:53 PM
Conservative columnist Pat Buchanan made a statement about Friday's announcement concerning Syria definitively having used chemical weapons on its people that is guaranteed to raise eyebrows on both sides of the aisle. Appearing on PBS's McLaughlin Group, Buchanan said, "This has Tonkin Gulf written all over it...false flag."

Eleanor Clift: My Ancestors Were Probably at the Low End of the Educat

June 2nd, 2013 6:49 PM
Newsweek’s Eleanor Clift on Friday said something that might explain a lot to conservatives. After Pat Buchanan commented on PBS’s McLaughlin Group that "the United States is moving towards Third World [education] standards because most of the students coming in now, the principle feeder nation in the country now is Mexico which is at the bottom of the OECD,” Clift replied, “When my ancestors…

Eleanor Clift: Call Them Undocumented, Illegal Aliens is 'Offensive

April 29th, 2013 5:33 PM
Newsweek's Eleanor Clift, on Sunday's The McLaughlin Group, slammed the host for daring to use the term "illegal alien" in discussing the new proposed immigration bill. In her first chance to criticize McLaughlin, after he used the phrase in a pre-taped piece, the long-time panelist griped: "And I would also ask you, John, let's call them undocumented immigrants. Illegal aliens, I think is a…

Buchanan: Kim Jong Un Will Threaten U.S. Bases With Nukes If He Isn

April 6th, 2013 3:48 PM
"If he’s not assassinated or not overthrown in a coup, he’s going to be in power for 40 years, and he is going to wed those atomic bombs to those missiles, and he’ll be able to threaten South Korea and Japan and U.S. bases in Asia.” So said Pat Buchanan about North Korea's Kim Jong Un on PBS's McLaughlin Group Friday.