MTP Panelist Stephen Henderson: National Anthem Is 'White Supremacist'
September 24th, 2017 2:57 PM
Sunday's Meet the Press on NBC showed the latest in a troubling trend toward the terms "white supremacist" or "white supremacy" being overused and misused to the point that one may be unsure what to call actual white supremacists who really do advocate racist attitudes and favor discrimination to artificially benefit whites. During a panel discussion of President…
How Did This Conservative Slam at ‘Dithering’ Obama Get on NBC?
April 10th, 2017 4:05 PM
There’s something you don’t see very often on NBC. Appearing on Meet the Press, Sunday, National Review editor Rich Lowry mocked the “dithering” Barack Obama’s Syria policy in the light of Donald Trump’s Syria strike. Talking to Chuck Todd, Lowry lowered the boom: “It was a bad week for Obama's legacy. Because, one, Trump showed doing this sort…
NBC's MTP Debates If Hillary Lost Because of the Country’s ‘Misogyny'
April 9th, 2017 1:56 PM
In a ridiculous discussion that sounded as though it belonged in a forum of a left-wing website, the panel on Sunday’s Meet the Press bemoaned how the country’s attitude towards women cost Hillary Clinton the White House. Moderator Chuck Todd read from the recent NYT column of Nicholas Kristof, who described Clinton’s idea of Trump voters as “I don’t agree with him,…
ABC Panelist Declares, ‘Lives Will Be Lost’ After Obamacare Repeal
February 12th, 2017 3:35 PM
During a rather rowdy edition of ABC’s This Week on Sunday, publisher of The Nation, Katrina vanden Heuvel, went off the rails several times with radical predictions and unhinged proclamations. At the end of a conversation about how President Donald Trump and the Republican Party can ease the public fear of repealing Obamacare vanden Heuvel declared, “The very communities which…
Rich Lowry’s Advice to Panicked Media: Relax, Take a 'Deep Breath'
January 12th, 2017 9:12 PM
In his must-read Politico Magazine column published on Tuesday, National Review editor Rich Lowry doled out some advice for hyperventilating journalists over President-elect Trump blasting their profession (like this week when BuzzFeed News published the salacious dossier).
‘MTP’ Panelists Knock Conservative Media, FNC for Decline in Civility
October 3rd, 2016 1:20 PM
On the same Sunday morning that NewsBusters executive editor Tim Graham appeared on CNN’s Reliable Sources duking it out over Trump and the news media, a pair of panelists on NBC’s Meet the Press took veiled shots at the Fox News Channel (FNC) and conservative media figures like Glenn Beck for the decline in American political civility and decorum because they’ve been…
New York Magazine Pundit: Tea Party Was Trumpian, Not Conservative
May 25th, 2016 10:55 AM
New York magazine’s Jonathan Chait has contempt for both Donald Trump (“his appeal operates…at a sub-intellectual level”) and those who’ve voted for him (“the Republican Party turns out to be filled with idiots”). Still, suggested Chait in a Thursday post, Trump and his supporters have unwittingly clarified something important: the Tea Party movement is…
Lowry Calls Out Media for Salivating Over Trump’s NY Primary Win
April 21st, 2016 4:06 PM
In his Politico column posted on Wednesday, National Review editor-in-chief Rich Lowry mounted a thorough trouncing of the liberal media for their universal gushing over Donald Trump’s win in the New York primary despite the fact that a landslide had long been predicted as a possibility.
Lowry, Will Unload on ‘Vichy’ Republican ‘Rats’ Capitulating to Trump
March 20th, 2016 2:19 PM
On two separate Sunday morning talk shows following the third Super Tuesday, conservative writers George Will and Rich Lowry expounded upon their frustrations with the “rats” and “Vichy Republicans” in the GOP and conservative movement for their opportunistic bowing to presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Lowry Takes Fire from Outnumbered Panel on Trump; You're 'Really Rude'
February 2nd, 2016 7:22 PM
After FNC’s Outnumbered offered near unanimous condemnation of National Review’s anti-Donald Trump issue and editor-in-chief Rich Lowry a few weeks ago, Lowry responded as a guest host on Tuesday’s show and not surprisingly was bombarded with criticism and accused of being “elitist,” “really, really rude,” and part of “the establishment” for…
NR's Rich Lowry Calls Out GOP Strategist for Flip-Flopping on Trump
January 24th, 2016 4:09 PM
Near the tail end of a debate on Sunday during ABC’s This Week over the anti-Donald Trump issue of National Review, National Review editor in chief Rich Lowry blasted Republican strategist Alex Castellanos for coming out as someone who’d accept Trump as the GOP nominee after his attempts to seek alternatives (i.e. a moderate, establishment candidate) failed and “your donors…
Rich Lowry: ‘Negative’ Media Coverage Is ‘Gold’ for GOP
November 8th, 2015 11:35 AM
During an appearance on ABC’s This Week, National Review editor Rich Lowry dismissed the media obsession with Ben Carson’s personal biography and stressed that the constant attacks on the GOP presidential candidate will only serve to bolster his campaign. Lowry stressed that the media critiquing Carson is “going to help him” and pointed out that “in this…
Mark Leibovich Blames NRA for ‘Politicized’ Debate Over Guns
October 4th, 2015 1:01 PM
Following the horrific shooting at an Oregon community college last week, during an appearance on NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday New York Times Magazine writer Mark Leibovich conveniently blamed the NRA for preventing gun control legislation from passing Congress. The liberal journalist complained that the issue of guns is “politicized because the NRA pretty much owns more than…
Rich Lowry Shuts Down Liberals Over Holding NFL ‘Accountable'
February 1st, 2015 3:46 PM
On Sunday, ABC’s This Week previewed the Super Bowl by discussing the tumultuous year the NFL has gone through, from child abuse charges to Deflategate. During a panel discussion at the end of the broadcast, Gwen Ifill, anchor of PBS NewsHour, lamented the fact that millions of Americans “may know, the evidence may be in front of them, but it's almost sad that many Americans…