Zuckerman Schools Clift: If Obama Gave Cantor's AEI Speech 'You'd Have

February 9th, 2013 4:27 PM
Mort Zuckerman really schooled Eleanor Clift on PBS's McLaughlin Group Friday. After Clift commented that if she closed her eyes during House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's (R-Va.) speech to the American Enterprise Institute last week, she "would have thought it was Barack Obama," Zuckerman marvelously fired back, "Eleanor, if it had been Barack Obama, you would have supported everything he…

Newsweek's Eleanor Clift: Drones 'Are a Blessing

February 9th, 2013 3:36 PM
Throughout her tenure at Newsweek, Eleanor Clift has been one of the national media's most consistently dovish, anti-war figures. On Friday, while appearing on PBS's McLaughlin Group, Clift twice said drones "are a blessing" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Pat Buchanan Schools Eleanor Clift: 'You Don't Read What the Founding

January 27th, 2013 9:37 AM
Newsweek's Eleanor Clift got a much-needed education about the Founding Fathers and gay rights this weekend. After she predictably gushed and fawned over President Obama's inaugural address on PBS's McLaughlin Group, syndicated columnist Pat Buchanan scolded, "If you think the Stonewall riot in a gay bar in Greenwich Village can be traced all the way back to Bunker Hill and the Founding…

Pat Buchanan: 'There’s a Lot of Myth About Tip O’Neill and Reagan

January 19th, 2013 5:17 PM
A common media theme since the Republicans took over the House of Representatives in January 2011 has been that former President Ronald Reagan and former Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill were great legislative partners despite being from different parties. Syndicated columnist Pat Buchanan threw some cold water on this notion on PBS’s McLaughlin Group Friday saying, “There’s a lot of myth…

Eleanor Clift: By Election Day 'Voters Will Be Saying "Praise the Lord

August 26th, 2012 5:49 PM
"By the time voters go to the polls in November they’ll be saying ‘Praise the Lord’ about ObamaCare." So said Newsweek's Eleanor Clift on PBS's McLaughlin Group this weekend (video follows with commentary):

Buchanan: 'Biden Makes One or Two More Gaffes There Is Going to be Rea

August 19th, 2012 5:13 PM
Syndicated columnist Pat Buchanan thinks Vice President Joe Biden's miscues are starting to get serious. Appearing on PBS's The McLaughlin Group this weekend, Buchanan predicted, "If Biden makes one or two more gaffes there is going to be real apprehension in the Democratic Party about how he performs and what this is going to mean for the ticket."

John McLaughlin: New Solyndra Revelations 'Will Become Damaging to Oba

August 5th, 2012 8:32 PM
PBS's John McLaughlin this weekend predicted that new revelations about failed solar panel manufacturer Solyndra "will become damaging to Barack Obama's reelection" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Rich Lowry: After Chick-fil-A 'Bullying of Opponents of Gay Marriage I

August 5th, 2012 7:54 PM
National Review editor Rich Lowry made a tremendously pessimistic prediction on PBS's McLaughlin Group this weekend. "Despite the heartening support for Chick-fil-A – we’ve seen hundreds of thousands of people flocking to the restaurants - private sector and government bullying of opponents of gay marriage is the wave of the future" (video follows with commentary):

Pat Buchanan: 'Homosexual Marriage Will Be the Culture War Issue of th

August 5th, 2012 6:52 PM
Conservative author Pat Buchanan predicted this weekend that as a result of the recent Chick-fil-A controversy and Democrats putting same-sex marriage into their presidential platform, "Homosexual marriage will be the culture war issue of the fall." Such was said during the predictions segment at the conclusion of PBS's McLaughlin Group (video follows with transcript):

Pat Buchanan: 'Let's Hope' America Doesn't Elect Woman President Until

July 7th, 2012 4:57 PM
Conservative author Pat Buchanan made a joke on PBS's McLaughlin Group Friday destined to anger a lot of women. When asked when America will elect its first female president, Buchanan said, "Let's hope" it's not before "2040 or 2050" (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):

James Pethokoukis Smacks Down Eleanor Clift: GOP Isn't 'Anti-Immigrati

June 23rd, 2012 11:20 AM
A common media deception is to accuse Republicans of being anti-immigration. When Newsweek's Eleanor Clift tried this on PBS's McLaughlin Group Friday, US News & World Report's James Pethokoukis quickly scolded, "They’re anti-illegal immigration. They’re not anti-immigration...That’s just wrong" (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):

Mort Zuckerman Smacks Down Eleanor Clift: 'I Know About Bain Capital S

June 16th, 2012 12:58 PM
U.S. News and World Report's Mort Zuckerman deliciously smacked down the perilously liberal and unwarrantedly arrogant Newsweek columnist Eleanor Clift on this weekend's edition of PBS's The McLaughlin Group. When Clift ignorantly said Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney didn't create jobs at Bain Capital, Zuckerman quickly dismissed her saying, "I’m not going to argue. I know about…

Eleanor Clift: 'Tea Party Will Cost the Republicans Control of the Sen

May 12th, 2012 5:25 PM
In the wake of Richard Mourdock's landslide victory over Republican Senator Richard Lugar in Indiana's primary Tuesday, Newsweek's Eleanor Clift made what some might consider a staggeringly stupid prediction on Friday's McLaughlin Group. "The Tea Party will cost the Republicans control of the Senate" (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):

Pat Buchanan: Evangelicals Are Now Singing 'Onward Christian Soldiers

May 12th, 2012 4:39 PM
Syndicated columnist Pat Buchanan on Friday offered the harshest analysis to date on Barack Obama's flipflop regarding same-sex marriage this week. "Social conservatives and the Evangelicals...are now singing 'Onward Christian Soldiers' and riding to the sound of the guns on this issue," Buchanan said on PBS's McLaughlin Group. "I think he’s put his presidency in peril" (video follows with…