Morning Joe: Carter's Failures 'Beyond His Control'

March 22nd, 2019 11:10 AM
Morning Joe glorifies Jimmy Carter on the occasion of his becoming the oldest living former president ever. And Joe Scarborough dismisses Carter's failures as either "beyond his control," or the result of mistakes by the Democratic party that "fell on his shoulders" in the 1980 election.

Morning Joe: ‘Archie Bunker’ Trump Can’t Compete With Inspiring Dem

March 21st, 2019 8:15 AM
After his appearance on Wednesday's show, Morning Joe goes gaga for hard-left presidential candidate 'Mayor Pete' Buttigieg. Mika Brzezinski claims, "I was surprised by the number of Republicans who reached out to me, saying, I'm going to support him. Because I'm looking for someone."

Jon Meacham: Trump May Be ‘in Thrall to a Foreign Power’

March 8th, 2019 3:52 PM
As part of MSNBC’s never-ending quest to find worst-case scenarios in the hope of bringing down Donald Trump, presidential historian Jon Meacham on Thursday yet again repeated the concept that the GOP occupant of the White House might be “in thrall to a foreign power” while referring to Russia. Meacham went on to compare the situation with the 1790s, when Secretary of State…

Meacham Tweet Compares Trump's Rhetoric to Speech at KKK Convention

January 9th, 2019 3:12 PM
During Tuesday's edition of The Last Word With Lawrence O'Donnell, the eponymous host asked historian Jon Meacham to address a tweet he sent out earlier in the evening, featuring a quote from Georgia Governor Clifford Walker at a 1924 Ku Klux Klan Convention, who argued that America should "build a wall of steel, a wall as high as Heaven."  Meacham concluded the…

Joe Scarborough Slams Wall 'Insanity,' Won't Stop Visa Overstays

December 24th, 2018 11:49 PM
On the Christmas Eve edition of Morning Joe, MSNBC host Joe Scarborough pushed the lame argument that, because a majority of illegal immigtants are estimated to be visa overstays, it is therefore not worth it to build a border wall to halt the substantial number who cross from Mexico illegally.

Fox Calls Out Media for 'Fueling that Fire' for Trump Impeachment

December 19th, 2018 9:08 PM
As NewsBusters executive editor Tim Graham recalled Wednesday morning, December 19 marked 20 years since President Bill Clinton was impeached by the House of Representatives. The date largely went unnoticed by the liberal media but it was noted by Fox News Channel’s Special Report. Immediately following that notation, anchor Bret Baier called out the media for wishing “to see…

One Final Word for George Herbert Walker Bush

December 13th, 2018 3:29 PM
WASHINGTON -- Now that America has had its holiday from politics, we can get back to poking one another in the eye, and otherwise breaking the rules of decorum for the ladies and gentlemen of public life. Our holiday from politics was occasioned by the death of George Herbert Walker Bush, as fine a gent as has entered public life in decades. Every testimonial delivered to him last week was…

MSNBC Ties Bush's Willie Horton 'Dog Whistle' to Trump's Caravan Ads

December 3rd, 2018 3:18 PM
On Sunday's Kasie D.C. show, MSNBC host Kasie Hunt devoted a segment to fretting over the use of convicted murderer Willie Horton by George H.W. Bush during the 1988 presidential campaign as the group complained that "dog whistle" campaigning has gotten worse with Donald Trump as President.

Morning Joe Reveals: Zbigniew Brzezinski Voted for George H.W.

December 3rd, 2018 7:27 AM
On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough reveals, and Mika Brzezinski confirms, that Mika's father, the late Zbigniew Brzezinski, national security adviser to Jimmy Carter, voted for George H.W. Bush And that was the one and only time Brzezinski voted for a Republican presidential candidate. Scarborough explains that what inspired Zbig was the kind of leadership and discipline that H.W.…

Meacham Lauds Bush Defying Conservatives to 'Put Country First'

December 1st, 2018 11:08 PM
Appearing as a guest on Saturday's Today show on NBC to discuss the passing of former President George H.W. Bush, MSNBC contributor and historian Jon Meacham made a point of praising the former President for going left on some issues like taxes in defiance of the Republican party's conservative base. Correspondent Andrea Mitchell also saw raising taxes as a bright spot on Bush's…

Meacham Demands Trump ‘Take Responsibility’ for ‘Exacerbated Fears'

October 27th, 2018 11:06 AM
Appearing on MSNBC Live With Veslshi & Ruhle Friday afternoon, presidential historian and journalist Jon Meacham joined his liberal media colleagues in predictably blaming President Trump for the mail bombs sent to prominent Democrats throughout the week. When asked how Trump should respond to the incidents, the author insisted: “Well, he needs to take responsibility for having…

'Shabby'! Morning Joe's Bitter Beer Face Over GOP Downing Brewskis

October 8th, 2018 8:19 AM
The cast of Morning Joe (Mika, Joe, Meacham, and Barnicle) put on their bitter-beer faces. They castigate Republicans for celebrating the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh with brewskis, and rip Lindsey Graham and Mitch McConnell for their roles. "A shabby Senate, with a short-sighted, selfish, cynical, Majority Leader who cared more about his political party and his own political…

NBC: Kavanaugh Confirmation ‘Crisis’ Is ‘Partisan Taint’ on the Court

October 7th, 2018 10:11 AM
It was like election night 2016 all over again for the liberal media hit squads that tried desperately to sink Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation. The liberal media were so incensed that they were describing it as one of the darker times in American history and started to call the court’s legitimacy into question. During NBC’s Sunday Today, host Willie Geist was so confused…

Jon Meacham: This Is Donald Trump's 'Real-Time Final Days Playing Out'

September 7th, 2018 4:51 PM
The economy is booming but did you know that these are the final days of Donald Trump's presidency? That is the absurd premise put forward on MSNBC's The 11th Hour with Brian Williams on Wednesday by that master of hyperbole, Jon Meacham, the man at the helm of Newsweek as it sank like the Titanic. In response to serial fabulist Brian Williams conjuring up images of Richard Nixon…