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Burns Dismisses ‘Individual Freedom,’ Cheers Government ‘Central Role’

April 29th, 2020 5:04 PM
Appearing on NBC’s Today show Wednesday morning, liberal flimmaker Ken Burns brushed aside the concept of “individual freedom” as he hailed the “central role” of government during a time of crisis like the coronavirus pandemic. He hoped the national emergency would usher in “fundamental change” and that “we don’t then just go back to the old…
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Scarborough: Deutsch Could Be 'Killed' on Twitter for Praising Trump

June 21st, 2019 2:52 PM
When on Morning Joe, Donny Deutsch praised President Trump's restraint on Iran, Joe Scarborough interjected to clarify that Deutsch was only referring to Trump's restraint in regard to attacking Iran. Scarborough was concerned that Deutsch would get "killed" on Twitter if it were thought he was more broadly praising Trump's restraint. Scarborough also said that although…

The Vietnam War Revisited

September 26th, 2017 6:50 PM
"The highest patriotism is not a blind acceptance of official policy, but a love of one's country deep enough to call her to a higher plain." -- Sen. George McGovern (D-SD) Filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick have performed a vital public service in making their documentary "The Vietnam War" for PBS. Given the division that war caused in America, it is a pretty fair…
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Media Wrongly Claim Trump Ad Pushed to Execute 'Innocent Children'

September 17th, 2017 9:13 PM
Since Donald Trump began his run for President in June 2015, parts of the dominant liberal media have repeatedly parroted the incorrect claim that, in 1989, Trump ran a newspaper ad in which he urged the execution of a group of young black and Hispanic teens who ended up eventually being proven "innocent" in spite of confessing to the infamous rape and beating of a Central Park jogger…
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Huh? MSNBC and BBC: Vietnam Is ‘Temple of Capitalism’ and U.S. Values

September 15th, 2017 4:12 PM
On Friday's Morning Joe, Katty Kay, English anchor for BBC World News America, came to the baffling conclusion that Vietnam is “a temple of capitalism and commitment to all of the things that Americans hold dear,” and documentary filmmaker Ken Burns seemed to agree.
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Ken Burns on Trump Victory: 'Needed Some Time in the Fetal Position'

December 15th, 2016 4:02 PM
Ken Burns has finally emerged following Donald Trump's election victory. It took over a month for that to happen since as Burns described, he "needed some time in the fetal position." Well now that the shock is starting to wear off, an interesting phenomenon has taken place which was noted by Dilbert cartoon creator, Scott Adams: the rapid evaporation of hallucinations of Trump as…

PBS Star Ken Burns: Trump Playbook from 'National Socialist' Party

October 22nd, 2016 1:23 PM
Alex Griswold at Mediaite pointed out that star PBS filmmaker Ken Burns is out on cable television ranting the liberal line again. The program was Amanpour on CNN International after the debate on Thursday. Christiane Amanpour, his fellow Obama enthusiast, was interviewing him about his latest PBS documentary on saving Jews from the Nazis, which they both naturally thought offered Republican…
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'Nonpartisan' Ken Burns Goes Trump Bonkers Again

September 21st, 2016 10:05 PM
Ken Burns still can't get over his obsession over Donald Trump. Last June, in his Stanford commencement speech, the documentary filmmaker with the outdated Beatle haircut went all drama queen over the candidacy of Donald Trump. Well, he still can't get Trump out of his mind even if he is unable to speak his name. In an interview with Carl Quintanilla, host of CNBC's BINGE, Burns…
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Ken Burns: I've Always Been ‘Straight Down the Middle,’ 'Non-Partisan'

July 14th, 2016 1:05 PM
Appearing on Thursday’s CBS This Morning, liberal PBS filmmaker Ken Burns absurdly argued: “I’ve spent my entire professional life being straight down the middle, non-partisan. Just trying to tell American facts. I try, in public television, to reach all audiences.” He made that declaration despite being on the show to promote his anti-Donald Trump crusade in the 2016…
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Ken Burns Politicizes Commencement Speech With Anti-Trump Rant

June 13th, 2016 10:44 AM
If Donald Trump wins the presidency this November it appears documentary filmmaker Ken Burns might need to be fitted out for a straitjacket. If you have any doubt of this, then take a look below at the unhinged rant Burns performed during his commencement speech at Stanford University yesterday. Rather than ditching outright partisanship for the day out of respect for the victims of the tragic…

Bozell & Graham Column: Ken Burns, Pompous Poster Boy for Liberalism

May 14th, 2016 7:51 AM
“Like the amputated limb felt long after it has been cut off, I miss Trayvon Martin,” the famous orator said. Who would utter such an elaborate expression of white guilt? Try star PBS filmmaker Ken Burns, gushing his way through a government-funded honor: the “Jefferson Lecture,” the “nation’s highest honor for intellectual achievement” awarded by Obama…

PBS Star Ken Burns Rants Against Our 'Structural Racism' In St. Louis

May 23rd, 2015 12:07 PM
“Today, there’s nothing new under the sun,” intoned Ken Burns as he lamented the persistence of racial inequality in the United States in a commencement address at Washington University in St. Louis. So reported USA Today College. Burns went on a post-Ferguson rant about racism. "The shame continues: prison populations exploding with young black men, young black men killed…

Democrats Build Fundraising List Out of Colbert Thank-You Petition

December 19th, 2014 7:39 AM
Just how liberal is fake conservative Stephen Colbert? Politico’s Hadas Gold reports the Democrats are raising money off his retirement from Comedy Central. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is asking people to sign a 'Thank you' card. "After nine great years, the Colbert Report is going off the air," the email reads. "Thank you Stephen Colbert for an…
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Ken Burns Excuses Media Covering Up for JFK & FDR

September 22nd, 2014 4:32 PM
In an interview with Ken Burns on Sunday's web-based Meet the Press feature Press Pass, moderator Chuck Todd asked the historian and film-maker about his PBS documentary on the Roosevelts: "It's amazing what the press didn't cover....I mean, and if they had, obviously it could have changed history." Burns responded: It could. But I think we focus too much – we…