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ABC: Trump ‘At the Center’ of All the Political Violence Right Now

October 28th, 2018 1:22 PM
ABC’s This Week wasted little on Sunday painting the violence of the last few days as the product of the President they couldn’t stand. Host and Clinton lackey George Stephanopoulos stated as much at the top of the program. After giving a rundown of the violence of the week, he declared it all occurred “against the backdrop of the ugliest political climate in modern times. At…

Reihan Salam: Mitt Should Run in 2016, And ‘Let Romney Be Romney

September 2nd, 2014 11:13 AM
If reform-conservative pundit Reihan Salam gets his way, Mitt Romney will join Ronald Reagan on the list of Republican governors of coastal states who were elected president of the United States on their third try. In a Friday column for Slate, Salam wrote that he’s “delighted” about “speculation” that Romney “is at least considering another presidential run…

E.J. Dionne: 'Reform Conservatism Is Better Than the Conservatism We H

June 1st, 2014 1:09 PM
So-called reform conservatives such as David Frum, Michael Gerson, and Ramesh Ponnuru often get relatively favorable attention from liberal journalists -- relative, that is, to Tea Party types, which in turn reinforces the Tea Party's belief that the reformers aren't really conservatives.   Two lefty pundits recently examined the state of reform conservatism. Washington Post…

Reihan Salam Slaps Down Stephanie Miller's Hackish Defense of Weiner

May 23rd, 2013 3:16 PM
On Wednesday's Erin Burnett OutFront, lefty radio host Stephanie Miller tried to be funny while downplaying Anthony Weiner's Twitter scandal as just an eighth-grade stunt and a "guy thing." "Which middle school did you go to, Stephanie?" conservative CNN contributor Reihan Salam shot her down. And host Erin Burnett wouldn't have Miller's hackery, either:…

Maher to Mark Cuban About Internet: 'You Should Send a Royalty Check t

August 18th, 2012 10:59 AM
The ignorance and stupidity of Bill Maher know no bounds. On HBO's Real Time Friday, in a discussion about who created the internet, Maher actually told billionaire businessman Mark Mogul, "You should send a royalty check to Al Gore every f—king day of your life" (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):

Bill Maher: Romney Has 'A Messiah Complex

August 18th, 2012 1:35 AM
It's become clear that Bill Maher's devotion to Barack Obama is so all encompassing that he's lost any capacity to reason or view things with even an iota of impartiality. On HBO's Real Time Friday, the host actually accused presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney of having - wait for it! - "a messiah complex" (video follows with transcript and…

Joe Klein Shocker: Requiring Insurers to Cover Birth Control 'Major Ov

March 4th, 2012 9:45 PM
Time's Joe Klein on Sunday took a position that is likely to shock people on both sides of the aisle. In a discussion about birth control on CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS, Klein surprisingly said, "Why, in a country where we don't require employers to provide health insurance should we require them to - those who do provide health insurance - to provide contraception? Now, I'm…

National Review's Salam Schools Klein, Vanden Heuvel and Zakaria on Te

March 4th, 2012 8:57 PM
National Review's Reihan Salam on Sunday proved once again that liberal media members no matter what their number are no match for one well-informed conservative. On CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS, Salam took on the host, Time magazine's Joe Klein, and the Nation's Katrina Vanden Heuvel on a far-ranging discussion about how both sides of the aisle view taxes, the Tea Party, and…

Al Sharpton: 'You Cannot Have Rights Voted On' - It's 'Tyranny By The

February 11th, 2012 12:28 AM
UPDATE AT END OF POST: The Confederacy's Jefferson Davis railed against "the tyranny of the majority" wanting to end slavery. Al Sharpton on Friday said something that every American on both sides of the aisle should totally fear. "You cannot have rights voted on," the MSNBC anchor actually said on HBO's Real Time. "You have tyranny by the majority" (…

MSNBC's Todd Scoffs at Libertarian Ron Paul's 'Raw Milk' Pledge

December 14th, 2011 1:11 PM
Presidential contender Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) is a libertarian who thinks the federal government is far too much of a national nanny. Regardless of what you think of his views, he's pretty consistent on his libertarian philosophy. As such, it's incredibly easy for dismissive journalists to misrepresent his policy stances and campaign promises. Take for example, MSNBC's Chuck Todd…

National Review's Salam Schools Andrew Sullivan on Conservatism, Palin

January 16th, 2011 5:48 PM
National Review's Reihan Salam this weekend demonstrated exactly why it should be required that there be at least one conservative present during televised political discussions. Appearing on the syndicated "Chris Matthews Show," Salam had a spirited and at times contentious debate with the Atlantic's Andrew Sullivan about conservatism, Sarah Palin, and the Tea Party (video…

National Reviewer Smacks Down Bill Maher and Lawrence O'Donnell For At

October 30th, 2010 3:30 PM
Bill Maher and MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell went to great lengths on Friday's "Real Time" to disparage the Tea Party. One proud member, National Review's Reihan Salam, admirably put them both in their place for doing so (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Spitzer: Tea Party Endorses 'Path of Hoover,' Will 'Destroy Our Countr

October 6th, 2010 4:45 PM
CNN's new host Eliot Spitzer slammed the Tea Party movement on Tuesday's Parker-Spitzer: "I think that that piece of the Republican Party is vapid. It has no ideas....They're going to destroy our country." Spitzer also accused Tea Party members of forwarding a "Herbert Hoover vision of government...saying, we want to take away the very pieces of government that created the middle…

National Reviewer Schools Chris Matthews and Joe Klein on Beck, Limbau

August 29th, 2010 11:36 PM
Chris Matthews this weekend actually invited a real conservative on to the syndicated program bearing his name, and what transpired was a thing of beauty.National Review's Reihan Salam did such a fabulous job of educating Matthews and his guests - especially Time's Joe Klein - that I imagine him quickly becoming a NewsBusters favorite.The initial topic of discussion was Glenn Beck's "…