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Hateful CNN: Smerconish Argues for Religious Discrimination from Gov.

December 9th, 2021 11:46 PM

It was the fourth night of Michael Smerconish’s run as the temporary replacement of Chris Cuomo and he was already showing boss Jeff Zucker just how awful he could be. In a segment about a fresh religious liberty case before the Supreme Court for oral argument Thursday, Smerconish advocated for discrimination against religious schools when it came to a school choice program in Maine that…

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Bob Costas UNLOADS on Olympics, Woke Athletes in Bed With China

December 8th, 2021 11:14 PM

During an appearance on Tuesday’s CNN Tonight with Chris Cuomo’s temporary replacement, Michael Smerconish, veteran Olympics broadcaster and sports commentator Bob Costas called out the International Olympic Committee for their “affinity for authoritarian nations” and their snubs against the U.S. He also surprised viewers by calling out “the likes of Colin Kaepernick and LeBron James…

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CNN Uses Pearl Harbor Anniversary To Warn of Second Civil War

December 8th, 2021 1:19 PM

CNN's John Avlon joined CNN Tonight host Michael Smerconish on Tuesday for another of of his pretentious "reality check" segments. This particular instance involved using the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor to hype the possibility of a second civil war.

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Normal Day: Fredo’s Replacement Uses Bob Dole’s Death to Bash GOP

December 6th, 2021 11:34 PM

The Monday after CNN fired Chris Cuomo for a combination of journalistic malpractice regarding his brother, disgraced former Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) and new sexual misconduct allegations, CNN installed weekend host and route Cuomo-fill-in Michael Smerconish as the official temp. And in his first outing in that role, Smerconish channeled Cuomo’s attitude and hatred towards Republicans as he…

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CNN Worried 'Kooks' Who Watch Fox News Will Run For School Boards

October 29th, 2021 11:33 AM

Heaven forbid that "kooks" — you know, the kind of people who watch Fox News — will run for school boards! That was the message from CNN Thursday morning. New Day had on supposed "moderate" Michael Smerconish to discuss Attorney General Merrick Garlands's testimony before a Senate committee, and the memo he had sent to the FBI regarding threats of violence against school board members…

CNN's Smerconish Covers Illegal Immigration News Other CNNers Ignore

October 26th, 2021 1:20 PM

Over the weekend, as the national news networks mostly ignored the latest news on the massive illegal border crossings from Mexico, CNN's Smerconish show stood out in joining right-leaning outlets like Fox News to inform viewers of the latest developments.

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CNN Argues GOP Loses from Being Pro-Life, Including...in 1980??

September 5th, 2021 9:07 AM

Nobody believes the media has the GOP's best interest at heart, but that didn't stop Cuomo Prime Time guest host Michael Smerconish and his Friday guests from urging the GOP, for their own good of course, to stop being pro-life and embrace abortion.

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CNN: Census Targeting States Biden Won, GOP Gains By Gerrymandering

April 26th, 2021 11:18 PM

It’s the constitutional duty of the Census Bureau to track the population growth and shifts between the states and appropriate House seats accordingly, which feeds into the Electoral College calculation (House seats plus Senate seats). But according to the suggestions of CNN Prime Time host Chris “Fredo” Cuomo and fellow CNN host Michael Smerconish, the bureau exclusively helps…

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Shock: This CNN Host Exposes Liberal Lies Against Georgia Voting Law

April 4th, 2021 5:06 PM

Over the weekend, Michael Smerconish demonstrated that his Saturday morning show is one of the few islands of credible journalism at CNN as he debunked some of the lies spouted liberals -- including journalists on his own network -- who have attacked Georgia's new voting law as "voter suppression,"

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Cuomo Decries GOP as Not Impartial Jurors, I ‘Want to Traumatize’ Them

February 11th, 2021 12:28 AM

As anyone who has passed a high school civics class knows, the impeachment process is not a legal proceeding but a political one. Luckily, CNN host Chris “Fredo” Cuomo knew at least that much. But he spent a lot of Wednesday’s Prime Time decrying Senate Republicans for not being impartial jurors in President Trump’s second impeachment trial. Yet, he never admitted that Democrats weren…

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Smerconish Pushed Back On CNN Bash of Trump Veto Threat for COVID Bill

December 28th, 2020 12:38 AM

In sharp contrast to the wall of criticism by the networks of President Donald Trump's threat to veto the pork laden COVID relief bill,  a refreshing bit of political diversity broke through the groupthink on CNN's Cuomo Prime Time on Tuesday. Although host Chris Cuomo and guest Anthony Scaramucci concurred with the usual CNN hardline on Trump, CNN anchor Michael Smerconish provided a…

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Bravo! CNN’s Smerconish Destroys Kaepernick’s Cop-Killer Support

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November 24th, 2020 12:27 PM

Opportunities to congratulate CNN for getting things right don’t often present themselves, so they shouldn’t pass unremarked. On Saturday, Michael Smerconish did yeoman’s work dismantling the myth of one social justice martyr while exposing the ignorance of another.

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Democracy Dies? CNN Floats the Idea of Biden Skipping All Debates

August 3rd, 2020 10:10 AM

Rush Limbaugh has been saying for weeks that Joe Biden would skip the presidential debates in the fall. Now former Clinton press secretary Joe Lockhart has taken to CNN.com to argue Biden should skip it, and on Saturday, Michael Smerconish put him on TV to make the case. It never occurred to Smerconish to ask Lockhart that if it sounds undemocratic to talk of moving the election, doesn't it…

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CNN Analyst: GOP 'Caricature' Hunter Biden as a 'Troubled' Witness

January 15th, 2020 3:58 PM
On Wednesday's New Day, CNN analyst Michael Smerconish suggested Republicans may be unhappily surprised if they called Hunter Biden as a witness in the Senate impeachment trial, because there's "this caricature that has been created of Hunter Biden being a very troubled and ill-equipped individual," but he graduated from Yale Law and "comported himself well" in a softball interview with ABC News…