Someone Doesn’t Get Credit: CBS Touts Congress for Stock Boom
January 5th, 2018 12:45 PM
CBS This Morning journalists on Friday actually credited the booming stock market, touting it breaking 25,000 as a “wow!” moment. Yet, while Congress, tax cuts and mysterious deregulation got praise, Donald Trump’s name was never mentioned. Asked by co-host Norah O’Donnell for the cause, Hobson gushed, “Wow! That is all I can say. It’s quite a start! We broke through lots and lots of records last…
Obama Warns Trump Will Lead America to Genocide Like Hitler
December 6th, 2017 2:51 PM
In a friendly interview with CBS News financial expert Mellody Hobson, President Obama suggested we could have an American genocide akin to what happened in Nazi Germany with Donald Trump as President.
Shhh! Six Months After Brexit Vote, UK 'Has World's Top Economy'
January 7th, 2017 8:46 AM
In June, when UK voters decided to leave the European Union in the "Brexit" referendum, the U.S. press told the American people that the UK economy would suffer greatly as a result. Moody's economist and max Hillary Clinton contributor Mark Zandi predicted that it would be "going down the rabbit hole." At CBS News, Mellody Hobson said that "they're acting as if a recession is a foregone…
Sounds Fair: CBS’s Financial Adviser Is an Obama and Hillary Fan
October 11th, 2016 12:56 PM
CBS This Morning on Tuesday brought on financial adviser Mellody Hobson to critique Donald Trump’s statements on taxes and his business dealings. Considering that Hobson is a longtime donor to Barack Obama and a supporter of Hillary Clinton, she’s not the most objective source.
UK Data Refutes Media Gloom: There's Been No Brexit Economic Disaster
August 20th, 2016 11:58 PM
After 52 percent of voters in Great Britain cast their ballots in favor of leaving the European Union on June 23, financial commentators around the world, particularly in the U.S., predicted ugly economic tidings for the UK.
People who swallowed the gloom and doom whole must have been especially surprised early Friday morning when Bloomberg News published a piece headlined "Pro-Leave Economists…
On Brexit, CBS's Economic 'Experts' Show Partisanship and Ignorance
June 29th, 2016 11:58 PM
CBS broadcasts discussing the Brexit Leave vote on Sunday and Monday went to economic "experts" whose "analysis" betrayed partisanship and both feigned and real ignorance. On Sunday on Face the Nation, max 2015 Hillary contributor (as usual, not disclosed to viewers) Mark Zandi of Moody's Analytics predicted that that the UK economy "is going down the rabbit hole" as the result of the Leave…
Press Still Won't Admit Pranked Brexit Do-Over Petition Is Bogus
June 28th, 2016 4:27 PM
It is now two days since it became obvious that the claim that "millions of Britons" have signed a House of Commons petition advocating a do-over Brexit vote is bogus.
The petition's buildup to millions of "signatures" was predominantly caused by bot-generating pranksters, and the entire effort proves absolutely nothing about UK citizens' alleged "regrets" over voting to leave the European Union…
Boycott Won’t Work Against Target’s ‘Inclusive’ Transgender Policy
April 27th, 2016 10:58 AM
On Wednesday’s CBS This Morning, while co-host Gayle King noted that “a petition against the retail giant Target is gaining a lot of momentum” over the company’s transgender bathroom policy, financial contributor Mellody Hobson dismissed the protest: “You know, it's very hard for these kind of boycotts to work. We haven't seen real success since the civil rights era in the 1960s.”
Obama Donor Mellody Hobson Concedes Corporate Tax Rate Is Too High
August 7th, 2014 10:56 AM
Here’s something you don’t see every day, a donor for President Obama admitting that America’s corporate tax rate is too high.
Mellody Hobson appeared on CBS This Morning on Thursday, August 7 to discuss pharmacy chain Walgreens’ decision to keep its headquarters in the United States. The CBS News contributor opined that even though she agreed with the company’s decision she acknowledged that…
Obama Donor Mellody Hobson Glorifies Weak Jobs Numbers During Appearan
April 7th, 2014 1:19 PM
Mellody Hobson, the woman President Obama once described as “one of my earliest supporters” appeared on CBS This Morning on Saturday April 5 to glorify the March jobs report which showed that the economy created just 192,000 jobs.
Co-host Anthony Mason described Hobson as a “CBS News contributor and analyst” before the Obama donor declared “The good news to me, it wasn't a disaster. It wasn'…
CBS's Mellody Hobson, Whose Husband George Lucas Is Worth $7 Billion
January 27th, 2014 12:35 PM
CBS analyst Mellody Hobson, whose husband George Lucas is worth $7.3 billion, appeared on This Morning to slam excessive salaries for corporate bosses. Discussing income inequality and Barack Obama's planned discussion at the State of the Union, Hobson lashed out, "If you look today, the typical CEO makes 354 times more than the typical worker in his or her company, mostly his because there…
CBS Spotlights UPS Cutting Benefits Due to ObamaCare; ABC, NBC Out To
August 22nd, 2013 4:04 PM
CBS This Morning was the sole Big Three morning newscast on Thursday to report that delivery company UPS was cutting health insurance to 15,000 spouses of employees due to the rising costs related to ObamaCare. ABC's Good Morning America and NBC's Today both failed to cover this latest development concerning the controversial law. [audio available here; video below the jump]
The CBS program…
The Media Circle: Liberal Filmmaker George Lucas to Marry Liberal ABC
January 8th, 2013 9:24 AM
Liberal ABC News contributor Mellody Hobson will marry liberal Hollywood mogul George Lucas, announced a spokesperson for Lucasfilm. Hobson, a financial contributor on Good Morning America, was a bundler for Barack Obama in 2012, putting together $131,200 for the Democrat.
The man behind Star Wars is even more left-wing, having previously compared Dick Cheney to the emperor in his films: "…
ABC Financial Expert Slapping S&P As 'Suspect' Is Undisclosed Obama Fu
August 7th, 2011 10:13 AM
The predictable MSM reaction to Standard & Poor's downgrading of the US government's credit rating? Kill the messenger, of course. Yesterday, we noted how Jeff Glor at CBS' Early Show parroted the Obama line about the downgrade being "political."
Today it was ABC's turn. Good Morning America had on Mellody Hobson, a regular ABC "financial contributor" and former host of her own ABC…