CRINGE: Journalist Offered Oral Sex to Clinton to Keep Abortion Legal
July 24th, 2021 12:15 PM
In the #MeToo era that we live in, there are certain journalists who have a lot of explaining and reflecting to do: Bill Clinton-era reporters who have made cringe-worthy comments. It was 23 years ago this week that Time contributor Nina Burleigh wrote she would “be happy to give [Clinton] a blow job just to thank him for keeping abortion legal.”
Cecile Richards Smears Pro-Lifers: ‘Misogyny an Organizing Force’
April 11th, 2019 1:50 PM
What happens when you combine Nina Burleigh, liberal Newsweek writer who infamously wanted to give Bill Clinton oral sex for keeping abortion legal, with Cecile Richards, former president of billion dollar abortion giant Planned Parenthood? Only your typical pro-abortion media propaganda.
The Media’s Kavanaugh Hypocrisy
September 29th, 2018 4:00 PM
Well. This has been an interesting media week, yes? The liberal “mainstream” media just exploded on Judge Brett Kavanaugh and his nomination to be a Supreme Court Justice. But there’s something very curious here. Take the case of liberal Democratic Senator from Ohio Sherrod Brown.
Newsweek Pulls Franken Story; What About AP's False Nik Cruz Stories?
February 22nd, 2018 12:56 PM
Nina Burleigh really blew it this time. Wednesday morning, Newsweek retracted their reporter's Monday story on "How an Alt-Right Bot Network Took Down Al Franken." Newsweek's move leads to a bigger question: When will the Associated Press correct or retract reports claiming Florida high school massacre perpetrator Nikolas Cruz was connected with white nationalism?
Unhinged Nina Burleigh: Alt-Right Bots Caused Al Franken's Downfall
February 20th, 2018 3:33 PM
Monday at what remains of Newsweek, Nina Burleigh hysterically claimed that "An Alt-Right Bot Network Took Down Al Franken." Her erroneous timeline didn't match actual history, rendering her headlined contention false.
Reporter Who Offered Bill Clinton Oral Sex Decries Mrs. Trump’s Heels
August 11th, 2017 12:53 PM
A journalist who famously offered Bill Clinton oral sex as a thank you for keeping abortion legal is now decrying the Trump women for encouraging sexism by wearing high heels. Writing for Newsweek on Friday, Nina Burleigh seethed, “Six months in, and the Trump women are well on their way to normalizing the footwear of the beauty pageant.”
Newsweek's Nina Burleigh Creates Childish 'Trump Warning System'
February 7th, 2017 9:38 PM
At the Media Research Center, the unhinged infamy of Nina Burleigh, who now toils at Newsweek as its national politics correspondent, goes back to years before NewsBusters began. Burleigh's most recent childish move is something one might expect from an unsupervised freshman writer at a high school newspaper. She has created a "Trump Warning System." It includes four icons, three of…
A NewsBusters Special Report: Hillary Clinton’s Media Fan Club
June 29th, 2016 10:12 AM
The liberal media establishment has spent the past 25 years celebrating Clinton as an “icon of American woman-hood,” while fiercely attacking those who would challenge her ethics. Far from impeding Hillary Clinton’s career with hostile coverage, the establishment media have enabled her political rise with what amounts to a 25-year-long infomercial on her behalf: admiring…
Notable Quotables: Exposing Rubio’s Notorious Criminal Past
June 15th, 2015 9:05 AM
This week, the New York Times sinks its investigative teeth into Marco Rubio, and makes the bombshell discovery that the GOP presidential candidate had four traffic tickets in a 17-year span.
Meanwhile, MSNBC host Chris Matthews pops up on NBC's Meet the Press to absurdly declare Hillary Clinton a "centrist," and that "most Democrats are not lefties," while Newsweek…
Newsweek: McVeigh's 'Ideals' Now Mainstream GOP Politics
June 1st, 2015 5:24 PM
Newsweek writer Nina "Kneepads" Burleigh would have her readers believe that today's Republican Party is ideological soulmates with Timothy McVeigh, the Oklahoma City bomber: "McVeigh was executed in 2001, but since then, some of his militia ideals have gone mainstream and even been introduced as laws in many states, including Oklahoma. Legislators in dozens of states have…
MSNBC Guest: GOP Supporting Pence ‘Premature Intolerance Ejaculation'
April 2nd, 2015 8:15 AM
Appearing on MSNBC’s The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell on Wednesday night, Nina Burleigh of Newsweek crudely joked that Republicans who defended Pence and Indiana’s Religious Freedom Act were experiencing “premature intolerance ejaculation.”
Former Time Reporter: Childbirth Is Violent and Gruesome, Like Gosnell
January 6th, 2014 10:01 PM
Former Time reporter Nina Burleigh – the infamous feminist journalist who once announced "I'd be happy to give [Bill Clinton oral sex] just to thank him for keeping abortion legal" -- has a new article at The New York Observer on “The Year In Sexism.”
Even the trial of Dr. Kermit Gosnell in May was used audaciously as a feminist moment to correct those…
MSNBC Guest Attacks Boehner and Cantor During Segment on... Amanda Kno
September 25th, 2013 10:04 AM
MSNBC has been relentlessly ripping into congressional Republicans as of late, and it appears their mockery is so pervasive that it can spread into completely unrelated discussions. On Saturday’s Weekends with Alex Witt, investigative journalist Nina Burleigh took a cheap shot at House Republican leaders Eric Cantor and John Boehner during a segment about the Amanda Knox saga.
The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of
September 12th, 2012 8:01 AM
Each morning, NewsBusters has been showcasing the most egregious bias the Media Research Center has uncovered over the years — four quotes for each of the 25 years of the MRC, 100 quotes total — all leading up to our big 25th Anniversary Gala September 27. (Click here for details and ticket information.)
If you’ve missed a previous blog, recounting the worst of 1988 through…