Eleanor Clift and Bill Press: 'U.S. Auto Industry Stronger Than It Eve

March 6th, 2011 5:17 PM
Does a sycophantic devotion to the President make liberal media members lose all connection to reality? Before you answer, consider that on Friday, Newsweek's Eleanor Clift and liberal radio host Bill Press actually said on PBS's "McLaughlin Group" the U.S. auto industry is stronger than it ever was (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Eleanor Clift Asks McLaughlin Group "Since When Does Scott Walker Repr

February 27th, 2011 4:12 PM
Newsweek's Eleanor Clift on Friday amazingly asked, "Since when does Scott Walker represent 'the people'?" Such happened during a heated discussion on PBS's "The McLaughlin Group" about the goings-on in Wisconsin (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Mort Zuckerman Smacks Down Eleanor Clift's Claim Egypt Protesters Are

February 13th, 2011 10:52 PM
For the second week in a row, Newsweek's Eleanor Clift found herself in a hostile crowd on PBS's "McLaughlin Group." During a lengthy segment about the crisis in Eqypt, after Clift claimed the protesters were secular, the entire panel almost pounced on her with Mort Zuckerman saying several times, "That's nonsense" (video follows with transcript and commentary…

Bill O'Reilly Blows Up At Alan Colmes, Challenges Sam Donaldson to Com

February 2nd, 2011 1:26 AM
As NewsBusters previously reported, Sam Donaldson on Sunday's "This Week" actually thanked the anti-American television network Al Jazeera for what they do in the Middle East. On Tuesday, Fox News's Bill O'Reilly invited Alan Colmes and Monica Crowley on his program to discuss the matter, and by the end of the segment, O'Reilly was practically screaming at Sean…

Eric Holder's World Cup Soccer Blackout

December 12th, 2010 11:32 PM
After the debacle that was the high-profile Oprah-and-Michelle-Obama politicking in Copenhagen to get the Summer Olympics in Chicago in 2016, it might not be surprising that the networks weren't heavily tracking the U.S. bid to attract the World Cup soccer tournament for 2022. (You could argue that U.S. sports fans are much more indifferent to the World Cup than to the Olympics.) The…

NYT's Warren: WikiLeaks Show Obama's Doing a Good Job

December 5th, 2010 6:40 PM
Here's a twist on the WikiLeaks document dump only a liberal media member could come up with: it shows the Obama administration is doing a good job. So said former long-time Chicago Tribuner recently turned New York Times columnist James Warren on this weekend's "McLaughlin Group" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Bill Press Falsely Claims Obama Created More Jobs in 20 Months Than Bu

November 7th, 2010 5:54 PM
Bill Press this weekend said Barack Obama has created more jobs in the past 20 months than George W. Bush did in his entire eight years in office. As readers will see from the actual data compiled by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Press's comments made on the "McLaughlin Group" were so false it's laughable (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Monica Crowley Smacks Down Eleanor Clift Over GOP Being 'Extreme

October 3rd, 2010 3:39 PM
Conservative commentator Monica Crowley and Newsweek's Eleanor Clift got into another heated debate on PBS's "McLaughlin Group" this weekend.This time, the perilously liberal Clift claimed policy proposals set forth in the Republican "Pledge to America" were "extreme.""They should have just stood aside and let [the upcoming elections] be a referendum on the…

Monica Crowley Smacks Down Eleanor Clift Over Racism in the Tea Party

September 5th, 2010 12:20 PM
Conservative radio host Monica Crowley on Friday smacked down Newsweek's Eleanor Clift over racism in the Tea Party.In the second segment of "The McLaughlin Group," the host addressed July's controversial resolution by the NAACP condemning so-called racist elements within the Tea Party.Liberals Clift and Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune predictably supported the NAACP while bashing…

Newsweek's Clift Mocks GOP Women's Pro-Life Views as 'So Yesterday

June 14th, 2010 12:41 PM
Newsweek's Eleanor Clift, on this weekend's syndicated The McLaughlin Group, slighted conservative pro-life women everywhere when she applied California Republican Senate candidate Carly Fiorina's "so yesterday" description of Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer's hairstyle to women who hold anti-abortion views in the Republican Party. Clift, in a segment about the primary victories of…

John McLaughlin: Freedom is 'Most Overrated' Political Concept

January 4th, 2010 9:03 AM
How out-of-touch is the D.C. pundit class with the rest country? Look to John McLaughlin for the answer. During part two of "The McLaughlin Group 2009 Year-End Awards," McLaughlin, who has hosted the program since 1982, declared the concept of freedom, at least from a political standpoint in the United States, is overrated. "The most overrated is freedom," McLaughlin said.…

Newsweek's Clift Blames Capitalism for Woes Facing Obama

April 27th, 2009 11:14 AM
It's a response that might incite laughter, as it did from conservative pundit Monica Crowley and MSNBC paleocon talker Pat Buchanan. According to Newsweek's Eleanor Clift, the current problems facing the country and President Barack Obama are due to capitalism. Clift, appearing on the syndicated April 26 "The McLaughlin Group" gave Obama high marks for his first hundred days and said…

Mika To Represent Obama in College Presidential Debate

October 22nd, 2008 1:05 PM
See Update at foot: university says Mika will not "represent" Obama.H/t reader Thomas S.  Despite her obvious liberal leanings, Mika Brzezinski prefers to play coy about her presidential preference on Morning Joe.  Mika often deflects co-host Joe Scarborough's accusations that she's in the tank for Obama by invoking the fact that her brother works for McCain.  And I have two beloved…