Mike Malloy: MLK Would Be 85 But J. Edgar Hoover and Govt. Murdered Hi

January 21st, 2014 12:13 PM
Would any Martin Luther King Day be complete without a liberal radio talker waxing conspiratorial about King's death while not citing a shred of evidence? What a surprise it wasn't that this was heard yesterday from Mike Malloy, a leftist so beyond the pale he was once fired by the ardent redistributors at now-defunct Air America Radio. (Audio clips after the jump)

ESPN Host: It Makes No Sense Black Conservatives Are 'Pariahs' in 'Our

December 16th, 2013 10:22 PM
During most segments of First Take, a weekday program aired on the ESPN sports network, the discussion focuses on a wide variety of topics ranging from football to basketball and even golf. However, on Friday morning, co-host Stephen Smith addressed the subject of race-related politics. Responding to a feud between Cleveland Browns running back Jim Brown and Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant…

Tavis Smiley on Syria: Obama Should Take MLK's Bust Out of the Oval Of

September 10th, 2013 11:57 AM
PBS's Tavis Smiley had some harsh words Sunday for President Obama's planned attack on Syria. During his Smiley and West radio program, Tavis said, "It’s one thing to honor Martin with our words in Washington one day, and then 48 hours later start making plans to dishonor him with our deeds in Syria...He ought to just take that bust out of the Oval Office if he’s going to dishonor Martin in…

MSNBC's Sharpton Mocks O'Reilly Retraction and Questions 'Accuracy

September 3rd, 2013 4:52 PM
On Friday's PoliticsNation, MSNBC's Al Sharpton used Bill O'Reilly's recent retraction and apology to mock the FNC host by suggesting that The O'Reilly Factor generally lacks accuracy. After a clip of O'Reilly asserting that "I know you guys watch the Factor for accuracy," Sharpton cracked:

CBS Plays Up The Absence of Republican Speakers at King Anniversary

August 29th, 2013 5:17 PM
On Thursday's CBS This Morning, Jeff Pegues spotlighted the lack of GOP speakers at the 50th anniversary commemoration of Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech: "Noticeably absent from this event, the GOP...the two most senior Republicans in the House...were invited to speak but declined." However, Pegues failed to mention that the event organizers didn't make much of an effort to get…

Howard Kurtz on MLK 50: ‘At Times It Seemed to Be a Production of MS

August 29th, 2013 3:39 PM
Numerous commentators have noted that Wednesday's celebration of the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s March on Washington seemed like a Democratic campaign rally. Adding to the criticism was Fox News's Howard Kurtz writing Thursday, "[A]t times it seemed to be a production of MSNBC":

On CBS, Brinkley Marvels At 'Very Beautifully Written' Obama Speech

August 28th, 2013 6:10 PM
Douglas Brinkley predictably fawned over President Obama's apparently "very beautifully written" address marking the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech, mere moments after he finished delivering it: "I think it's one of the great speeches that Barack Obama's ever delivered." [audio available here; video below the jump] Scott Pelley turned to Brinkley during CBS'…

Chuck Todd on Obama’s MLK 50 Address: ‘I Thought it Was a Very Pos

August 28th, 2013 4:13 PM
Within moments of President Obama finishing his address at the 50th anniversary celebration of Martin Luther King Jr’s March on Washington, the liberal media began with fawning and gushing guaranteed to last for at least a week. Take for example NBC chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd who on MSNBC actually said, “I thought it was a very post-racial speech” (video follows with…

On MLK Anniversary, NBC Sees Another Day to Boost Obama

August 28th, 2013 2:59 PM
In a puff piece on Wednesday's NBC Today, White House correspondent Kristen Welker heralded President Obama's upcoming speech marking the anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech: "President Obama has delivered a number of big speeches before, but this one is different. He'll be speaking in the shadows of Dr. King, a man who gave his life fighting for civil rights. So, today…

CBS Boosts Obama's MLK Anniversary Speech With Highlight Reel From Pas

August 28th, 2013 2:48 PM
Wednesday's CBS This Morning shamelessly promoted President Obama's upcoming address commemorating the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's 1963 "I have a dream" speech by featuring nothing but race-related clips from the President's past speeches. Jeff Pegues hyped the "big names" set to speak at the anniversary celebration, but underlined "the headliner: the nation's first black president…

Margaret Carlson: ‘We’ve Gone From Martin Luther King to Al Sharpt

August 24th, 2013 11:51 AM
Stop the presses! Stop the presses! A liberal media member actually said something negative about Al Sharpton. Appearing on PBS’s Inside Washington, Bloomberg News’s Margaret Carlson said Friday, “We’ve gone from Martin Luther King to the Reverend Al Sharpton, and as a leader, as he is trying to be this weekend, it’s very dispiriting” (video follows with commentary):

NBC's Gregory Hopes Obama Uses Anniversary of MLK Speech as 'Leadershi

August 19th, 2013 3:14 PM
At the end of Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, moderator David Gregory excitedly announced to his panel of guests: "We're coming up on an anniversary that is going to give the President an opportunity to highlight some – a presidential leadership moment." [Listen to the audio or watch the video after the jump] Gregory was referring to the upcoming 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's "I Have…

CNN's Don Lemon Thinks Non-Blacks Cannot Fairly Report on Blacks So Wh

July 23rd, 2013 9:19 AM
During his famous “I Have a Dream” speech on Aug. 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. declared that he wanted people to “live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.” Almost 50 years later, that dream is still a long way off, judging from the clash on Saturday in which CNN Newsroom's black host Don Lemon told conservative white…

Cornel West: Obama Doesn't Deserve To Be Sworn In On Martin Luther Kin

January 23rd, 2013 11:44 AM
While the rest of the media were gushing and fawning over the idea that Barack Obama was going to be sworn in on Martin Luther King Jr's bible during his second inauguration Monday, a surprising voice spoke about the hypocrisy involved. On Tuesday, PBS's Tavis Smiley aired a discussion on poverty originally broadcast on C-SPAN Thursday wherein black philosopher and activist Cornel West spoke…