NBC & ABC Mourn Inability of Dems to Stop Trump Court Pick
September 23rd, 2020 4:01 PM
During Wednesday’s special coverage of the memorial service for the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, so-called journalists on NBC and ABC were in mourning over the inability of Democrats to block any nominee President Trump put forward to fill the vacancy on the high court. The networks were clearly upset that their party was “powerless to stop this.”
Chuck Todd Fears Media Losing Their ‘Power’ to ‘Shame a Politician’
September 13th, 2020 5:40 PM
After boasting about the “deluge” of anti-Trump books (7) published in the last 10 days (with more to come ahead of the election), NBC political director and moderator of Meet the Press, Chuck Todd was worried. He was concerned that the media were losing their “power” to “shame” President Trump and politicians as a whole.
After Skipping Controversy, Nets Push Pelosi’s Salon ‘Setup’ Assertion
September 2nd, 2020 8:58 PM
As NewsBusters documented Tuesday, the liberal broadcast networks completely blacked out Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s blowout fiasco, where video exposed her flouting local COVID regulations by getting her hair done inside a San Francisco salon, without a mask. ABC, CBS, and NBC only covered the controversial incident Wednesday after the Speaker held a press conference and did her best…
Try Not to Laugh: Scarborough Promises to 'Call Out' Kamala Harris
August 12th, 2020 7:20 PM
The mainstream media is a walking contradiction. Their bias aside, they will say one thing yet act in a completely different way, even live on air during the same program. Morning Joe displayed this tendency to flip-flop during the Wednesday segment, talking about Joe Biden’s VP pick of Kamala Harris. Co-host Joe Scarborough brings on Al "Tawana Brawley" Sharpton and sets him up to fawn over…
MSNBC Tries to Rehab Disgraced Dem, Pretend She Was Scandal 'Victim'
August 11th, 2020 7:09 AM
At the end of MSNBC's Morning Joe on Monday, the Democratic Party apologists conducted a friendly chat with disgraced Congresswoman Katie Hill. To refresh your memory, Representative Hill had to resign over leaked photos detailing her affair with a staffer. But you wouldn’t know that from the interview, where Brzezinski tap danced around any hint of impropriety on Hill’s part:
NBC's Kasie Hunt: 'All of us Truly, Deeply Hope' for Success on Virus
July 13th, 2020 11:45 AM
On Morning Joe, Kasie Hunt of NBC/MSNBC claims that contrary to the assertion of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, "all of us [in the media] truly, deeply, hope" that states will be able to bring the coronavirus under control.
NBC Relieved By Senate Hearing Free of Trump ‘Politicking’ & ‘Chaos’
May 12th, 2020 3:59 PM
As NBC wrapped up its special coverage of the Senate coronavirus hearing late Tuesday morning, journalists repeatedly expressed their relief that the proceeding on Capitol Hill was supposedly free of the “politicking” and “chaos” they claimed plagued White House briefings on the pandemic.
NBC Groans About Calls to Investigate Biden: No ‘Huge Appetite’ for It
May 3rd, 2020 5:11 PM
Tucked into the final minutes of Sunday’s Meet the Press, NBC political director Chuck Todd led a panel discussion, featuring Cook Political Report’s Amy Walter and NBC Capitol Hill correspondent Kasie Hunt, where they groaned about calls to investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden for an allegation of rape. One even claimed there was no “huge appetite” for…
MSNBC Touts Dem Scheme to Use Pandemic to Block Conservative Judges
April 30th, 2020 4:18 PM
On Thursday, MSNBC repeatedly teed up Democratic senators to argue that the U.S. Senate should not reconvene because doing so may allow Republicans to fill judicial vacancies with conservative nominees. Both the journalists and the liberal lawmakers insisted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was “endangering the lives” of Capitol Hill staff amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Senate Dems Upend Bill to Help Small Business, Todd Blames Both Sides
April 10th, 2020 3:32 PM
After another devastating day of job losses, Senate Republicans moved to provide $250 billion in relief for small business amidst stay-at-home orders. After Democrats blocked this proposal, Chuck Todd determined on MSNBC's Thursday special coverage of the pandemic that both sides are to blame.
Chuck Todd Hopes Coronavirus Will Boost Bernie’s Socialist ‘Vision’
April 9th, 2020 12:04 PM
On Wednesday afternoon, shortly after socialist Senator Bernie Sanders announced he would be dropping out of the 2020 presidential race, MSNBC’s Chuck Todd hoped that the far-left lawmaker’s radical “vision” would live on and even be implemented in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
WashPost's Costa: Conservatives Called Coronavirus a Hoax Until CPAC
March 9th, 2020 10:59 PM
Robert Costa of the Washington Post joined MSNBC Live guest host Kasie Hunt on Monday to talk about the coronavirus. After mentioning that two Republican members of Congress, Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Paul Gosar are self-quarantining out of an abundance of caution after someone at CPAC tested positive for the virus. Costa claimed that only now that this has become personal,…
Day After Calling on Bloomberg to Quit, Morning Joe Goes Gaga for Him!
February 28th, 2020 10:14 AM
What a difference a day makes! Yesterday, the Morning Joe crew was insisting that Mike Bloomberg immediately drop out of the race to clear the field for Biden and prevent a Sanders nomination. Today, after airing Bloomberg's wide-ranging interview with Kasie Hunt, Morning Joe was overflowing with praise for him!
‘Not Up to Us': New MSNBC Anchor Begs Colleagues Not to Whip Dem Votes
February 9th, 2020 2:38 PM
During Sunday’s Meet the Press on NBC, newly hired MSNBC anchor Joshua Johnson (formerly with NPR) had a candid moment when he admitted the media took part in helping the DNC whip votes for Hillary Clinton in 2016, and implored his colleagues not to lobby for certain candidates in the 2020 Democratic primary.