Hilarious: NYT CEO Thinks Paper’s News Coverage Isn't Biased

February 3rd, 2017 1:15 PM
On Thursday, New York Times CEO Mark Thompson stopped by CNBC’s Power Lunch to discuss the paper’s subscription numbers since the election and hilariously argued that the newspaper doesn’t display a liberal bias because “we aim to be objective and to tell people straightforwardly what's happening.”

WSJ Columnist Slams NY Exxon Investigation on Squawk Box

September 1st, 2016 11:28 AM
A Wall Street Journal columnist had strong words for the NY attorney general’s fight against ExxonMobil. “Their whole schtick now is to find enemies, and attack the enemies,” Journal columnist Holman Jenkins said of the climate change movement on Squawk Box Aug. 31.   

Squawk Box Anchors Ridicule Socialism as Causing ‘Equal Suffering'

May 13th, 2016 9:50 AM
CNBC anchors Joe Kernen and Michelle Caruso Cabrera poked fun at socialism, saying it equalized results, but made everything worse. Cabrera said on Squawk Box May 12, that socialism brought about “equal suffering,” while Kernen similarly remarked that it represented “equally-shared misery.”

CNBC Baffled by Communist Logic in Greece

June 30th, 2015 2:05 PM
Yes, there are still communists in Greece, and many support the possible Greek exit (or “Grexit”) from the eurozone. CNBC’s chief international correspondent Michelle Caruso-Cabrera said on June 30 she “found it hard to believe” there were still communists in Greece, then played an interview with one of “many” communist protesters at an anti-euro rally.…

CNBC’s Michelle Caruso-Cabrera Schools Morning Joe Panel On Potentia

October 4th, 2013 6:01 PM
The Morning Joe crew, along with much of the liberal media, has lately been ringing the debt-ceiling alarm, saying that a failure to raise the debt ceiling by October 17 would cause a default that would devastate the U.S. economy. But on Friday’s Morning Joe, CNBC’s Michelle Caruso-Cabrera stepped onto the set and took a wrecking ball to the wall of hysteria surrounding a possible…

CNBC Host Tells MSNBC Viewers ‘Jay Carney's Been Fear Mongering on Y

October 1st, 2013 11:32 AM
White House press secretary Jay Carney appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe Tuesday expressing the typical doom and gloom about what the government shutdown means to Americans and the economy. After he was done, CNBC’s Michelle Caruso-Cabrera told the MJ crew about how the markets were shrugging off the shutdown due to its likely limited impact on the economy and punctuated her thoughts…

Maher Bets $1 Million 'Token Black Guy' Cain Loses GOP Nod, GOPers Wan

October 15th, 2011 5:03 AM
During the monologue of Friday's Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO, host Maher referred to GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain as a "token black guy" as he asserted that establishment Republicans are "freaking out" because they never expected him to be competitive. Alluding to the tendency of guest characters in Star Trek television episodes to be killed off, he…

CNBC's Santelli Schools NYT's Friedman in Ponzi Schemes and Social Sec

September 8th, 2011 4:17 PM
The question of whether or not Social Security is a Ponzi scheme moved from Wednesday's Republican presidential debate to the set of CNBC Thursday. In a heated debate, CNBC's Rick Santelli and New York Times columnist Tom Friedman argued the issue with them ending up calling each other "idiotic" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

CNBC's Caruso-Cabrera Blames Govt Spending for Europe's Economic Probl

September 5th, 2011 9:07 PM
Appearing on Monday's NBC Nightly News, CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera blamed decades of overspending by European governments and borrowing to help provide promised benefits for the continent's current economic problems. She said "a lot of governments in Europe for many decades now have borrowed a lot of money in order to give very generous benefits to their workers and their…

Bill Maher Smacks Down Tavis Smiley: 'When You Tolerate Intolerance Yo

February 19th, 2011 10:21 AM
Bill Maher and Tavis Smiley got into a heated debate Friday about the difference between the treatment of women in America versus in Muslim countries. When Smiley continually asserted on HBO's "Real Time" that women are maltreated here, Maher said, "It's such bulls--t," and eventually ended the discussion by scolding the PBS host, "When you tolerate…

CNBC Anchor: Hugo Chávez is 'Funny,' 'Charming,' 'A Seductor,' but 'D

October 7th, 2010 4:21 PM
What is it with Hollywood personalities going to Venezuela and being swept off their feet by the thuggish dictator Hugo Chávez. They come back with these stories claiming he is just misconstrued by the media and that he’s really a great guy. On Oct. 7, at an appearance at the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C. promoting her book “You Know I'm Right: More Prosperity, Less Government,” the…

Arianna's Moment of Clarity: TARP Bailout Profitability Claim 'Economi

October 5th, 2010 11:35 AM
So more government isn’t the answer to all of our problems? For a brief moment, that seemed to be the message Huffington Post editor-in-chief and co-founder Arianna Huffington was conveying.  On CNBC’s Oct. 5 broadcast of “Squawk Box,” Huffington, author of “Third World America” explained what she thought the role of government should be in an American economic system. Now whether she was…

CNBC's Kernen Challenges Pa. Governor on Tea Party 'Fruit Loops' Label

September 29th, 2010 3:01 PM
As we near the midterm elections, left-wingers will be reading from the same tired playbook – the attempted marginalization of the Tea Party movement, but just more of it. But more and more, they are discovering the tactics are tougher to defend, as their side has their own fringe, loose-cannon elements. On CNBC’s Sept. 29 “Squawk Box,” hosts Joe Kernen and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera went after…

NY Times Op-Ed Writer's Muddled Logic: Money Not Paid in Taxes a Gift

September 27th, 2010 4:04 PM
It’s a really skewed view of the relationship between citizens and the government – that anything you earn and get to keep by not paying to the government in the form of taxes is a show of benevolence from the government. But that’s apparently the view of Richard H. Thaler, professor at the University of Chicago. In the Sept. 26 New York Times, Thaler, declares that tax cuts are a gift in his…