CNN's Cuomo: Carson is 'Pandering to a Xenophobic Religious Minority'
September 28th, 2015 2:56 PM
CNN's Chris Cuomo painted a cynical picture of Dr. Ben Carson on Monday's New Day, as the newscast covered Jake Tapper's interview of the Republican presidential candidate from Sunday. Cuomo contended that Carson's recent stance against Muslims becoming president of the United States was a calculated move towards a supposedly extreme part of the GOP: "The problem is the candidate...seems to be…
CNN's Avlon Suggests 1980s Not 'Great' Because Lacked Gay Civil Rights
September 24th, 2015 4:17 PM
On Thursday's New Day, during a discussion of GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump's interview from earlier on the show, CNN political analyst and Daily Beast editor-in-chief John Avlon suggested that America was not really so "great" during the Ronald Reagan years partly because, on "gay civil rights, things were not getting done." He also went on to repeat the discredited myth that, in 1968…
CNN Gets A Kick Out of Jimmy Fallon's 'Phone Sex' Jab at Dick Cheney
September 16th, 2015 3:30 PM
Wednesday's New Day boosted Jimmy Fallon's anti-Dick Cheney crack from hours earlier on NBC's Tonight Show. Fallon spotlighted how Bernie Sanders was "concerned about what he called 'war talk' coming from the Republicans," and added, "Yeah, 'war talk' – or, as Dick Cheney calls it, 'phone sex.'" The CNN morning newscast included the line in a video round-up of late night shows' jabs at…
Media Attack Women’s Mag Afro Tutorial: ‘Hey, Allure, F**k Off’!
August 4th, 2015 12:26 PM
Sometimes, imitation is not the sincerest form of flattery.
“Once again, cultural appropriation is igniting a flurry of controversy,” wrote The Huffington Post’s Julee Wilson. The writer referred to a hair tutorial featured in the August issue of Allure: “You (Yes, You) Can Have An Afro*.” The asterisk beneath read: “*even if you have straight hair.”
“It’s no surprise that the article,…
CNN Fawns Over 'Very Moving' Debut of Jenner's New Reality TV Show
July 27th, 2015 6:16 PM
On Monday's New Day, CNN's Michaela Pereira touted the "very moving" and "very touching" parts of the debut episode of Bruce "Caitlyn" Jenner's new reality TV series, I Am Cait. Both of Pereira's guests – a former People magazine editor and a "transgendered" actor – gushed over the "exciting" and "very effective" debut. The anchor later wondered if the series is "going to be catalyst for change…
CNN Slams Huckabee for 'Despicable', 'Ugly' Attack on Obama Iran Deal
July 27th, 2015 2:02 PM
On Monday's New Day, several CNN regulars hurled attacks at GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee for his characterization of President Obama's nuclear deal with Iran as "marching" the Israelis "to the door of the oven." Words like "ugly," "dangerous," and "despicable and terrible," were thrown at Huckabee's comments across two segments.
CNN's Chris Cuomo: Sanctuary Cities Are a 'Misnomer'
July 13th, 2015 5:52 PM
On Monday's New Day, CNN's Chris Cuomo minimized the problem of sanctuary cities for illegal immigrants. When Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's special counsel, touted how Trump "opened up the eyes to (sic) many Americans that didn't even know sanctuaries existed," Cuomo claimed that sanctuary cities are a "misnomer." He underlined that "those are cities...are in disputes with ICE about how you deal…
Former Clinton Official on CNN: Trump Remarks 'Will Incite Violence'
July 2nd, 2015 1:04 PM
On Thursday's New Day on CNN, former Clinton administration official Ana Maria Salazar blasted Donald Trump's recent comments on illegal immigration, and predicted that it would lead to racist violence: "This is hate language. This will incite violence – not only against Mexican-Americans, Mexicans – but also against migrants."
CNN Touts Another Panel of Voters Who Slant Heavily Liberal
June 25th, 2015 9:46 PM
A week after CNN's New Day aired a pair of pre-recorded segments focusing on an allegedly balanced group of New Hampshire voters who ended up displaying political views stacked heavily in the liberal direction, this week's batch of voters -- this time from Charleston, South Carolina -- appear even more slanted to the left in spite of suggestions of a balanced sample with equal numbers of…
CNN's Pereira: Rachel Dolezal is 'Appropriating...A Culture'
June 16th, 2015 1:17 PM
On Tuesday's New Day, CNN's Michaela Pereira criticized former NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal for her false narrative about her race: "To a lot of people, it's as though she's just appropriating a lifestyle, a culture, a racial identity. And the fact is, she's told a lot of lies about other things."
CNN: New Clinton E-Mails 'Dispute' GOP's Benghazi 'Narrative'
May 22nd, 2015 5:43 PM
Friday's New Day on CNN played up that the Hillary Clinton e-mails revealed by the New York Times "dispute the narrative that has been around for two years that she was trying to cover something up" about the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, as Alisyn Camerota put it. The CNN anchor also wondered, "Isn't this the opposite of what the GOP has been saying about her – that she...tried to keep it…
CNN Marvels at Obama/Clinton Twitter Conversation: 'That's Cute!'
May 19th, 2015 2:52 PM
On Tuesday's New Day, CNN's Michaela Pereira and Alisyn Camerota heralded the first Twitter conversation between President Obama and former President Bill Clinton. Pereira touted how Obama "has finally joined Twitter" (despite pointing out his previous @BarackObama name). Camerota later gushed over the exchange: "That's cute!"
CNN's Cuomo: Jeb Bush 'Not A New Republican' on Same-Sex 'Marriage'
May 18th, 2015 5:00 PM
CNN's Chris Cuomo asserted that Jeb Bush "doesn't seem to be the new Republican" on Monday's New Day, after the former Florida governor voiced his support of traditional marriage during a recent interview on CBN. Cuomo later underlined that Bush is "going to have to figure out how to please the plurality" on the marriage issue, and added that "this is not a well-calculated move on that front."
CNN's Pereira Gushes Over 'Poster Boy' for Same-Sex 'Marriage'
April 28th, 2015 5:54 PM
On Tuesday's New Day, CNN's Michaela Pereira broke out the kid-glove treatment for one of the plaintiffs in the same-sex "marriage" cases being heard by the Supreme Court. Pereira touted how Jim Obergefell has "become the poster child" for such partnerships, and gushingly complimented her guest: "And you do it very well, I must add."