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On PBS, Brooks Says Election Laws Are a 'Horrific Look' for the GOP

May 8th, 2021 6:50 AM

On Friday's PBS NewsHour, pseudoconservative panelist David Brooks guessed the new election laws being passed won't do much to tamp down voting, that they're a "Potemkin set of laws," but they're a "horrific look" for Republicans given America's history on civil rights. Anchor Judy Woodruff cued up Jonathan Capehart to insist they're a conspiracy to disenfranchise…

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MSNBC Tries to Blame 'White Supremacy' for Black-on-Asian Violence

April 13th, 2021 7:44 AM

Over the weekend on The Sunday Show, MSNBC host Jonathan Capehart devoted a segment to blaming "white supremacy" for recent high-profile cases of African Americans violently attacking Asian Americans, often times caught on video.

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Tin Foil Hat Time: MSNBC Is the Home of Conspiracy Crackpots!

April 12th, 2021 10:00 AM

It is oftentimes hard to tell the difference between YouTube conspiracy theory channels and the alleged journalists in the liberal media. On Sunday morning’s The Sunday Show with Jonathan Capehart, host Jonathan Capehart brought on FiveThirtyEight.com senior political editor Perry Bacon Jr. to spin wild conspiracy theories about the Republican Party. Bacon went on a rant where he…

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Capehart: Tim Scott Is a 'Fool' of a Black Man Who Must Be Silenced

March 16th, 2021 11:11 PM

On The Sunday Show, MSNBC host Jonathan Capehart demonstrated a repugnant, vile, and a frankly racist hostility that some liberals feel toward black conservatives as he closed his show by decrying South Carolina Senator Tim Scott (R) as a "fool," suggesting that he is a black man who should be silenced because, in Capehart's mind, he's given aid and comfort to white supremacy.…

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House Democrat Trashes Trump's Right Against Self-Incrimination

February 7th, 2021 10:40 PM

On Jonathan Capehart's MSNBC Sunday Show, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NYC) argues that President Trump's declining to testify should seen as "incriminating." Asked by Capehart whether President Trump should testify, Jeffries responded: "He should testify and defend himself. But because he has clearly refused to do so, in my view, there should be an adverse impact, an inference drawn…

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Swalwell: Calling Capitol Breachers Rioters Is 'Insulting to Rioters'

January 10th, 2021 2:10 PM

When Jonathan Capehart, on his MSNBC show this morning, called the people who breached the Capitol "rioters," Dem Rep. Eric Swalwell responded: "that's insulting to rioters and generous to terrorists." Swalwell also says that the only kind of unity he wants is people "uniting against you," meaning Republicans including President Trump, Kevin McCarthy, Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley.

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Rosa Brooks on MSNBC: 'Toddler' Trump's Only Strategy 'Being a Jerk'

December 28th, 2020 7:24 AM

On Jonathan Capehart's MSNBC show, Rosa Brooks, whose Transition Integrity Project erroneously predicted that there'd be "street-level violence" unless Biden won a landslide, calls President Trump a "toddler" whose only strategy is "being a jerk."

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MSNBC Guest Mocks Mitt: 'So Nice To Be A White Man in America'

December 20th, 2020 4:42 PM

On Jonathan Capehart's MSNBC show, even as guest Brittney Cooper agreed with Mitt Romney that Trump will not invoke martial law or take other measures, she still mocked Mitt, saying: "it must be so nice to be a white man in America today, to have this sort of certainty." 

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MSNBC's Capehart Praises Obama: He 'Wouldn't Get Down in the Mud'

November 20th, 2020 6:49 PM

The media fawning over former President Obama and his new memoir continued on MSNBC Live on Friday as Jonathan Capehart joined host Craig Melvin to talk about his interview with Obama. Capehart effectively re-wrote the history of the Obama era as he was amazed at the former president's unwillingness to "get down in the mud."

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MSNBC Uncritically Slobbers Over China's Corona Case Numbers

October 31st, 2020 5:08 PM

Saying he "loves" having her on the show, and calling her a "national treasure," Jonathan Capehart, guest-hosting AM Joy on MSNBC, slobbers over "pandemic expert" Laurie Garrett, who claims that the US yesterday had more coronavirus cases in one day than there have been in all China since the beginning of the pandemic. In doing so, she uncritically accepts statistics from the…

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MSNBC Uncovers a Communist: Republican Senator Mike Lee!

October 10th, 2020 8:32 PM

MSNBC AM Joy guest host Jonathan Capehart says he invited Stuart Stevens of the Lincoln Project on the show to discuss the tweet by Sen. Mike Lee [R-UT], in which he said, "Democracy isn’t the objective; liberty, peace, and prosperity are. We want the human condition to flourish. Rank democracy can thwart that." Lee's point is that the United States is not a pure democracy, it is…

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Joy Reid: Pack SCOTUS, Kill Filibuster, Make DC & Puerto Rico States

September 19th, 2020 2:28 PM

Joy Reid reclaimed her spot today as host of AM Joy, the MSNBC show she left in favor of hosting a weekday primetime slot on the network. Reid, having big-footed the aspirants to her host chair, had an urgent message for Democrats: threaten, and exact, retaliation on Republicans should they manage to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court. Reid raised the…

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WATCH: Rudy Wrecks MSNBC Attempt to Mock Record as NYC Mayor

September 12th, 2020 3:00 PM

Guest hosting the AM Joy show on MSNBC, Jonathan Capehart, in a rude, interrupting, and accusatory interview, tries and fails to corner Rudy Giuliani regarding his contacts with Andrii Derkach, a Ukrainian legislator who the Treasury department has determined to be a Russian agent. 

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Never Trumper's Violent Death Wish for GOP Shocks Even MSNBC Host

August 23rd, 2020 6:07 PM

On MSNBC's AM Joy show, Never Trumper Tom Nichols says, "we [Never Trumpers] all have a sentimental attachment to the Republican party. We all loved Old Yeller. But at some point you have to take Old Yeller behind the barn and put him down." Nichols' violent death wish for the Republican party shocked even the liberal host, Jonathan Capehart, sending him into a stumbling response…