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Biden Clears NBC’s Low Bar at UN: ‘Normal,’ ‘Standard,’ 'Good'

September 21st, 2021 12:49 PM

Joe Biden hit the low standards that NBC has for the President on Tuesday, politely praising his speech to the United Nations as “normal,” “standard” and “good.” They were clearly doing their best to offer the standard liberal media talking points expected for a Democratic President. However, Richard Engel and Andrea Mitchell also offered some concern and doubt in the wake of the Afghanistan…

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Didn't Take Long: ABC, CBS Lose Interest in Drone Strike on Kids

September 20th, 2021 12:50 PM

If a Biden blunder is too big to ignore completely, the liberal media will do the next best thing: move on as quickly as possible. On Friday afternoon, the Pentagon conceded a horrific addition to the President’s withdrawal from Afghanistan as an August 29th drone strike that was touted as killing ISIS terrorists actually killed ten civilians, including seven children. 

NewsBusters Podcast: Media Hang Tough on Afghanistan, But Can It Last?

September 1st, 2021 6:57 PM

With a torrent of news to discuss about the disastrous U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, weekday evening/Sunday morning analyst Nick “Night Train” Fondacaro and I had plenty to talk about on Wednesday’s episode of the NewsBusters podcast. We first dove into litany of liberal journalists that have provided admirable and stinging coverage holding the Biden administration to account on…

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Mixed: ABC, NBC Journos Slam Biden While Others on CBS, NBC Go Soft

August 31st, 2021 10:20 PM

On Tuesday afternoon following President Biden’s address about the end of the war in Afghanistan, some broadcast network journalists slammed President Biden’s speech as an angry, defiant, and misleading while others fawned over his claims about the withdrawal as “largely a success” and said his firm deadline will be “reward[ed]” by voters.

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NBC Buries Biden WH Over ‘Humbling’ End to War, Warns of New Bin Laden

August 30th, 2021 9:56 PM

NBC didn’t pull any punches Monday when it came to slamming the Biden administration following the announcement that the final U.S. plane had left Afghanistan, officially ending the war. Over the course of Special Report and NBC Nightly News, foreign correspondent Richard Engel and fellow NBC liberals gave a remarkable amount of historical context, criticism of the Biden…

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Engel on Afghanistan Debacle: ‘Worst Capitulation of Western Values’

August 30th, 2021 5:20 PM

At the conclusion of MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Monday, NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel reflected on the impact of the Biden administration’s “chaotic withdrawal” from Afghanistan. He warned that “the next Osama bin Laden” may be emboldened by the disastrous surrender and that it represented “the worst capitulation of western values in our lifetimes.”

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Weekend at Biden’s: CBS Tries to Prop Up Pres as Tough on Terrorists

August 26th, 2021 8:43 PM

Shockingly, the Biden administration’s reliance on the Taliban to stop other terrorist attacks around the Kabul airport proved to be a failure on Thursday, as a pair of ISIS-K suicide bombers left 13 U.S. service members and at least 60 Afghans slaughtered. But despite this fact, the CBS Evening News tried to prop up President Biden in an attempt to make him appear tough on…

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NBC’s Engel: ‘Very Dark Period’ as Taliban Dictates Afghan Withdrawal

August 24th, 2021 4:38 PM

Appearing on MSNBC’s MTP Daily Tuesday afternoon, NBC chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel predicted that history would look back on President Biden’s disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan as “a very dark period for the United States,” especially after news broke that the administration would allow the Taliban to dictate the time line. 

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NBC's Engel Blasts Biden: 100 Times Worse than Saigon

August 17th, 2021 12:20 PM

In all my many years of blogging MSM outbursts against Republican presidents, I've never seen anyone angrier Richard Engel about Biden's Afghanistan fiasco. Well, there was Keith Olbermann. But for present purposes, let's leave aside the clinically disturbed. In a piece with which Morning Joe opened today's show, Engel absolutely unleashed on the Biden administration. Rolling heartbreaking…

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Nets SLAM Biden as Failed Leader, Passed ‘Blame’ for Afghan ‘Disaster’

August 16th, 2021 8:17 PM

The major broadcast networks continued their welcome stance on Monday afternoon of holding President Biden accountable for the embarrassing collapse of Afghanistan and the peril Afghans and Americans have found themselves in. After Biden’s speech, ABC, CBS, and NBC lambasted it for having “missed the moment” in failing to “accept responsibility” for this “catastrophe” he’s caused and explain…

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NBC's Engel on Afghan Collapse: 'I’m Not Shocked At All'

August 15th, 2021 11:44 AM

Richard Engel has described himself as "basically a pacifist." But when it comes to telling it like it is regarding the Afghanistan fiasco, NBC News' chief foreign correspondent is taking no prisoners today. When on his MSNBC show this morning, Ali Velshi asked Engel whether it is surprising "not that it is happening, as much as how fast it is happening," Engel flatly rejected the notion. "No…

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Marching With Hamas, NBC’s Engel Touts Terrorist ‘Wave of Popularity’

May 24th, 2021 2:37 PM

Reporting from Gaza during NBC’s Today show Monday morning, chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel was actually shown marching alongside Hamas militants while touting how the terrorist group was “seeing a wave of popularity” among Palestinians after lobbing thousands of rockets at Israel. The reporter then painted Israel as the villain in the conflict.

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Nets Push Left-Wing Demands Biden Abandon Israel, Back Palestinians

May 17th, 2021 3:51 PM

On Monday, the network morning shows all hyped left-wing demands that Biden administration stop supporting steadfast U.S. ally Israel and back Palestinians in the ongoing Middle East conflict instead. The coverage tarred Israel as the villain before the describing the “pressure” President Biden was under from the leftist base of the Democratic Party to cut off aid to the Jewish state.

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Todd Suggests Israel 'Targeted' Press, Not Hamas With Tower Airstrike

May 16th, 2021 4:41 PM

NBC political director Chuck Todd kicked off Sunday’s Meet the Press with a truly disgusting display of dishonesty and gaslighting. When it came to reporting on how Israel bombed a building on Saturday that housed a Hamas intelligence center along with multiple media outlets that were using as human shields, Todd completely ignored the Hamas element and suggested Israel was targeting…