Psst, Ed Schultz - Reagan Wanted Higher Pay for Air Traffic Controller

March 28th, 2013 11:01 PM
So much of liberalism hinges on the willingness of liberals to engage in collective amnesia. Fortunately, many conservatives prefer to remember. Ever since the sequester's cuts took effect, Ed Schultz has railed about their impact to the economy, particularly air travel. Since he frequently flies his own plane from Minnesota to work in New York City and to a fishing lodge he bought in Canada…

Schieffer Cuts to Commercial When Guests Claim There Are Many Gay Prie

March 10th, 2013 4:28 PM
CBS’s Bob Schieffer was clearly uncomfortable Sunday when two of his perilously liberal guests claimed there are many gay priests. At the end of a Face the Nation discussion about the pending selection of a new Pope, Schieffer pushed back when the Washington Post’s Sally Quinn brought up homosexuality in the priesthood, and then he cut quickly to a commercial when Vanity Fair’s Carl Bernstein…

Journalists Decry ‘Threat’ to PBS from Romney for ‘Targeting

October 8th, 2012 7:56 AM
Liberals, Peggy Noonan noted on Sunday’s This Week roundtable, want Mitt Romney “to be more specific so that you can rouse people against” budget cuts to any program. Indeed, earlier in the program, host George Stephanopoulos cited Romney’s wish to end the federal subsidy for PBS, pointing out how PBS “only takes about 1/100th of one percent of budget” and asking if “it a mistake to target” Big…

Krugman Makes a Fool of Himself: 'The Press Just Doesn't Know How to H

October 7th, 2012 1:21 PM
New York Times columnist Paul Krugman made a fool of himself on ABC's This Week Sunday. Seconds after claiming "The press just doesn't know how to handle flat out untruths," Krugman called factual misstatements by President Obama during Wednesday's debate "minor fudges" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

OH SNAP: Mary Matalin Tells Krugman 'You're Hardly Credible on Calling

October 7th, 2012 12:10 PM
There were serious fireworks on the set of ABC's This Week Sunday. Mostly at odds were George W. Bush aide Mary Matalin and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman with the former eventually telling the latter, "You're hardly credible on calling somebody else a liar" (video follow with transcript and commentary):

Peggy Noonan: If Biden Were Republican Meet the Press's Topic Would Be

August 19th, 2012 1:43 PM
Following in former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani's footsteps, the Wall Street Journal's Peggy Noonan on Sunday made a strong comment about the media's handling of Vice President Joe Biden's recent miscues. Appearing on NBC's Meet the Press, Noonan said, "If it had been a Republican vice presidential candidate who had made those gaffes...the subject today of the panel would be how stupid…

Peggy Noonan: 'Rob Portman Just Might Eviscerate' Joe Biden in a Vice

June 24th, 2012 1:22 PM
Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan said Sunday that if Rob Portman were Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's running mate, he "just might eviscerate" Joe Biden in a vice presidential debate. Appearing on ABC's This Week, Noonan added, "I think that might lead to a certain sense, this growing meme out there of the administration as a house of cards. There's something not…

CBS Channels WashPost on GOP Forcing 'Ideological Purity'; Lets Noonan

May 29th, 2012 4:14 PM
On Tuesday's CBS This Morning, Charlie Rose yet again ripped a line from a liberal print media outlet that portrayed the GOP as a radical faction. Rose quoted a front-page article about Mitt Romney from that morning's Washington Post to Republican media favorite Peggy Noonan: "The Republican Party will have selected an unlikely standard bearer for 2012...a man of moderate temperament in a party…

Peggy Noonan Schools David Corn: 'When a President Wants to Make Somet

May 6th, 2012 8:13 PM
David Corn, the perilously liberal Washington bureau chief for Mother Jones, got a much-needed civics lesson from the Wall Street Journal's Peggy Noonan on CBS's Face the Nation Sunday. After Corn carped and whined about House Republicans blocking Barack Obama's fiscal agenda, Noonan replied, "When a President wants to make something happen, he can make it happen, and he can't sit back and…

Schieffer Feigns Concern: Has Republican Party ‘Moved Too Far Right

May 6th, 2012 3:53 PM
CBS’s Bob Schieffer, who in February asked New Jersey Governor Chris Christie whether the Republican presidential candidates “are pushing your party too far to the right to make the nomination worth anything when you get to November?”, on Sunday repeated his mantra, demanding of Peggy Noonan: “Do you think that the Republican Party has moved too far right for its own good?” As if he cares…

George Will Asks Donna Brazile 'If Obama Can Stop the Seas From Rising

April 22nd, 2012 4:08 PM
ABC News contributor Donna Brazile on Sunday - like so many Obama-loving media members have in recent months - said, "The president can't control gas prices." This led George Will to marvelously ask of his This Week co-panelist, "If he can stop the seas from rising, why can't he bring down gas prices?" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Peggy Noonan Schools Olbermann: 'A Lot of People Think Businessmen Cre

April 22nd, 2012 12:45 PM
The Wall Street Journal's Peggy Noonan appearing on ABC's This Week Sunday gave Keith Olbermann a much-needed education on what living in a capitalist country is all about. When the disgraced former Countdown host said, "It’s a very large view right now that business has never been viewed less favorably in this country," Noonan scolded, "There is a lot of people who think businessmen create…

George Will and Peggy Noonan Smack Down Michael Eric Dyson's Claim Oba

April 8th, 2012 1:03 PM
Not at all surprisingly, Georgetown University professor and MSNBC contributor Michael Eric Dyson on Sunday made the case that the criticism of President Obama's harsh remarks to the Supreme Court this week were racially motivated. Fortunately for the sane component of those that view ABC's This Week, George Will and Peggy Noonan were there to add some desperately needed reason (video follows…

NBC’s Gregory Frets Romney Missed ‘Sister Souljah Moment’ to Den

March 4th, 2012 5:08 PM
No love on the Sunday morning television talk shows for Rush Limbaugh, not even a mild defense as the unifying theme was disappointment in Mitt Romney for not denouncing the leading national conservative talk radio host. “The problem with Rush Limbaugh,” NBC News White House correspondent Savannah Guthrie complained in pretending to care about the fate of Republicans, “is that he re-framed the…