TIME Pours Sugar on Nancy Pelosi As She Calls Trump a 'Coward'
January 11th, 2020 6:43 PM
It took until September of 2018 -- 31 years into her House career -- for Time magazine to devote a cover story to Nancy Pelosi, and it was a doozy. Now Molly Ball is coddling Pelosi again in a second cover story. She "outmaneuevered Trump on policy," racked up "landmark court victories" against Trump's executive branch, and impeached Trump. Time even offered a gushy…
CNN's John King: It's the 2020 Election, Not the 1820 Election
July 15th, 2019 8:56 PM
Why won't Republicans condemn President Trump's tweets? That's the question the media has been asking all day Monday, but as more Republicans come out and do condemn Trump's tweets that said that four progressive Democratic congresswomen, three of whom were born in the United States, should "go back" to their native countries and fix them before criticizing the U.S…
CNN Excited by 'Talented' Abrams 'Seizing Her Moment' for 2020
March 12th, 2019 11:38 AM
The media has been salivating over the notion that former Democrat politicians Beto O’Rourke and Stacey Abrams will likely run in 2020 for president, despite losing their respective midterm races this past Fall. On CNN Newsroom Tuesday morning, anchors Poppy Harlow and Jim Sciutto showed no skepticism, as their guest cheered on Abrams for announcing at South by Southwest Monday that she was…
CNN’s John King Yells into Camera: The President Thinks You’re Stupid!
October 23rd, 2018 8:43 PM
In an amazing display of media hubris, CNN's Inside Politics host John King used Tuesday’s show to vent his frustration with President Trump and his supporters by screeching directly into the camera: “The president thinks you’re stupid!” Of course, King hasn’t said anything about charges that CNN has intentionally misled its viewers on a variety of…
Molly Ball Coddles Nancy Pelosi In Her First TIME Cover Ever
September 10th, 2018 11:11 PM
It's clear someone at Time magazine wasn't a Nancy Pelosi fan when she was Speaker of the House. During her tenure as Speaker from 2007 to 2011, Pelosi didn’t make the cover, but Sarah Palin did....three times. In the fall of 2018, Pelosi has finally arrived inside the red frame....as the news magazine fades in relevance. Molly Ball's cover story was full of gauzy prose…
CNNers Back Chaos at SCOTUS Hearing; ‘Definitely’ ‘Had No Choice’
September 4th, 2018 1:42 PM
Breaking in just after noon Eastern on Tuesday for Inside Politics, panelists expressed support for liberal Senators and protesters repeatedly disrupting and trying to delay the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearing, declaring they “had no choice” and “definitely” have a point about Kavanaugh not being transparent with Americans concerning his time in the Bush White House.…
Time Skimps on Lib Positions of ‘Pragmatist’ Georgia Dem
July 27th, 2018 9:16 AM
So you say you’re weary of all that press coverage for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the New York Democrat who defeated heavily favored incumbent Representative Joe Crowley in the party’s primary last month and is still trying to explain what a “Democratic socialist” does? If so, Time magazine has got the candidate just for you! And if she’s victorious on Election…
Time Gives Jeff Sessions the OJ Simpson Photo Treatment
March 29th, 2018 7:23 PM
In June 1994, a Time Magazine cover photo of O.J. Simpson after his arrest generated heated controversy because his photo had been significantly darkened. The magazine's latest issue treats Jeff Sessions similarly, even though the Trump administration's Attorney General hasn't been accused of murdering anybody or credibly accused of any crime.
CNN Panelist: Releasing the Memo is a 'Constitutional Abomination'
February 1st, 2018 5:04 PM
During a discussion on CNN’s Wolf Thursday afternoon, former Assistant U.S. Attorney Kim Wehle referred to the decision to release the so-called “mystery memo” that details surveillance abuse by the FBI as a “Constitutional abomination” and “a scam on the American public.”
Bozell & Graham Column: Kathy Griffin Gets Her Comeuppance
June 3rd, 2017 7:22 AM
How could Kathy Griffin think she hadn’t crossed a line with her ISIS-beheads-the-president imitation? In a sense, her ignorance is understandable. Since Donald Trump was elected, there has been no lines to cross. Anything...everything....has been acceptable. The challenge has been not to temper the outrage, but to push its limits. It was “art,” she claimed at first. …
Molly Ball Can’t Care: Trumps Playing ‘Victim’ With Beheading Photo
May 30th, 2017 6:23 PM
Late Tuesday morning, leaked images of washed up comedian and CNN News Year’s Eve co-host Kathy Griffin holding a bloody mockup of President Trump’s head aloft went viral. It took CNN hours before any host on the channel dared to bring her up. Following a warning for graphic content, Jake Tapper, host of The Lead, displayed an image. The members of Tapper’s panel were unfazed by…
Matthews: All Trump Does Is ‘B**ch, B**ch'; While Obama Was Justified
April 18th, 2017 9:35 PM
MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews is notorious for saying stupid things, but salty language is not usually associated with him. While trashing President Trump and his criticism of President Obama, Matthews whined to his panelists that all Trump does is “bitch, bitch.”
Acosta Wonders If Women’s March Could Mean a Democratic 'Resurgence'
March 8th, 2017 8:22 PM
Filling-in as host of CNN’s Inside Politics on Wednesday, chief White House correspondent and Trump sparring partner Jim Acosta did his part for the Day Without a Woman protesters by wondering if it’s symbolized “the makings of a Democratic Party resurgence” and hinting that it would behoove President Trump to remain quiet about this.
Chuck Todd Excited by Abolishing the Electoral College
December 14th, 2016 12:23 AM
With the Electoral College gathering early next week to elect Donald Trump President of the United States, many on the left are desperate to find a way the turn the institution against him and/or abolish it. Such schemes are popular on MSNBC, and Chuck Todd expressed the same desire on Tuesday’s MTP Daily. “If we are never going to use the Electoral College, then we should abolish it…