CBS: In Cruz vs. Trump Fight, Republicans ‘Lose Either Way’

March 25th, 2016 11:03 AM
CBS This Morning co-hosts brought on liberal New York Times writer Mark Leibovich, Friday, to declare that Republicans “lose either way” in the current Donald Trump vs. Ted Cruz fight. Leibovich also praised Hillary Clinton’s “solemn” response to the Brussels terror attack. Regarding the fight between the two GOP candidates, the journalist insisted, “People are…

Mark Leibovich Blames NRA for ‘Politicized’ Debate Over Guns

October 4th, 2015 1:01 PM
Following the horrific shooting at an Oregon community college last week, during an appearance on NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday New York Times Magazine writer Mark Leibovich conveniently blamed the NRA for preventing gun control legislation from passing Congress. The liberal journalist complained that the issue of guns is “politicized because the NRA pretty much owns more than…

Post Reporter: Hillary Calling GOP Terrorists ‘Sign of Desperation'

August 31st, 2015 11:49 AM
During an appearance on CBS’s Face the Nation, Washington Post reporter Ed O’Keefe argued that Hillary Clinton’s decision to compare Republicans with terrorists on the issue of women’s issues was a sign of weakness coming from her presidential campaign. O’Keefe suggested that Clinton’s comments were meant to “solidify the Democratic base and sort of…

Chris Matthews: The GOP Has a ‘Love Affair with Anger’

July 29th, 2015 10:39 AM
Last night on Hardball, Chris Matthews hit the Republicans Party for having “this love affair with anger.” In a panel discussion on the 2016 Republican race for the nomination, the MSNBC personality explained that part of Donald Trump’s appeal is that the Republicans are “an angry party.” Matthews thought it unlikely that the party in its current state could nominate…

New York Times: 'Why 2014 Is Actually Shaping Up As a Bad GOP Year'

November 2nd, 2014 7:48 PM
The New York Times saw grim tidings for Democrats in the congressional elections, but over the weekend, one could spot the paper subtly separating President Barack Obama from the travails of his party. And one headline should make the Hall of Fame for wishful thinking on the part of the liberal media.

Guess Who's Losing? NY Times Scorns 'Bumpkinification' of the Midterms

October 28th, 2014 4:34 PM
New York Times political writer Mark Leibovich employed the Full Sneer in a story for this weekend's New York Times Magazine entitled "The Bumpkinification of the Midterm Elections.” Leibovich began with Iowa Republican candidate Joni Ernst talking about castrating hogs, but he soon turned to the announcement that the “apotheosis” of bumpkin-hood was Sarah Palin, the…

NY Times Reporter: Chuck Todd Needs To Be 'Dangerous' to 'Talking Poin

August 16th, 2014 9:42 AM
In Politico’s reporting on Chuck Todd taking over “Meet the Press,” the Drudge Report singled out Mark Leibovich, a New York Times reporter and the author of “This Town,” a book on Washington insiders. Tim Russert’s success came from his ability be “distinctive and combative.” “If you were a politician of serious ambition,”…

NYTimes Reporter Clueless That Huckabee's Radio Show Ended Months Ago

May 10th, 2014 11:30 AM
You can’t make it up. Does New York Times reporter Mark Leibovich actually listen to talk radio? And is Congressman Mike Rogers being groomed as the next host in the perpetually losing business that is moderate Republican talk radio – RINO radio? Republican In Name Only Radio. First, Times reporter Leibovich, who recently interviewed Rogers on…

Cozy: New York Times Picked Its Own Reporter's Bush-Cheney Book As a T

December 26th, 2013 4:32 PM
A month back, I noticed the usual back-scratching that goes on when The Washington Post makes a list of the year’s best books, and two of the top five nonfiction books of the year were former Posties. When the New York Times list came out in mid-December, a similar thing happened: one of their Ten Best Books came from Times reporter Peter Baker, "Days of Fire: Bush and Cheney in…

Surprisingly Unanimous Journalist Panel: Media Lean Left, Exist in Soc

December 18th, 2013 1:30 PM
"Top journalists from The New York Times, NBC News and CNN acknowledged Wednesday that, generally speaking, the national media has a liberal bias," Politico's media reporter Dylan Byers noted in a December 18 post recapping a Politico Playbook breakfast discussion held earlier on Wednesday morning. More than one panelist opined that it's not just that journalists tend to be…

Liberal NYT Reporter Lectures 'Universally Disliked' Washington Cultur

July 16th, 2013 4:19 PM
New York Times Magazine correspondent Mark Leibovich has made waves in Washington, D.C. recently with the release of This Town, his tell-all account of the “universally disliked” culture in our nation’s capital. Leibovich appeared on Tuesday’s Morning Joe to promote his controversial book, and to discuss the breakdown of Washington journalism with co-hosts Joe…

New York Times' Mark Leibovich Eagerly Embraces the 'Biden Moment

January 30th, 2013 3:34 PM
New York Times reporter Mark Leibovich, who specializes in profiles of prominent pols, again held back his trademark irreverence when it came to an easy Democratic target: Vice President Joe Biden, in Sunday's "How This Got to be a Biden Moment – In a few short months, the vice president has become a star." Leibovich is known for being nice to Democrats and nasty to…

Mark Leibovich's Cover Profile of Paul Ryan for NYT Mag Steeped in His

October 23rd, 2012 1:38 PM
"Paul Ryan Can't Lose," a 5,000-word cover story by Mark Leibovich, the New York Times magazine's chief national correspondent, conformed to the writer's history of cynical, unsympathetic profiles of Republican candidates. According to Leibovich, Newt Gingrich is "among the more divisive political figures of recent decade," always threatening to become "…

Joe Biden: The Tony Bennett of the Obama Administration, Says New York

May 8th, 2012 2:00 PM
New York Times political profile reporter Mark Leibovich's front-page Biden profile on Tuesday , "For a Blunt Biden, an Uneasy Supporting Role," was not as uncritical as his previous profiles of Democratic politicians. But he certainly found a novel angle on the garrulous veep: