Gibbs & Mitchell Agree: NBC Hillary Series 'A Bad Idea
August 8th, 2013 3:37 PM
First Chuck Todd, now Andrea Mitchell and even former Obama spox-turned-NBC-analyst Robert Gibbs agree: NBC's decision to produce a miniseries about Hillary Clinton is a "bad idea."
Gibbs and Mitchell lamented the series on Andrea's early-afternoon MSNBC show today. View the video after the jump.
Liberal NYT Reporter Lectures 'Universally Disliked' Washington Cultur
July 16th, 2013 4:19 PM
New York Times Magazine correspondent Mark Leibovich has made waves in Washington, D.C. recently with the release of This Town, his tell-all account of the “universally disliked” culture in our nation’s capital. Leibovich appeared on Tuesday’s Morning Joe to promote his controversial book, and to discuss the breakdown of Washington journalism with co-hosts Joe…
NBC's Gregory Hypes Claims 'Conservative Opposition' to Immigration Bi
June 24th, 2013 12:56 PM
On Sunday's NBC Meet the Press, moderator David Gregory lobbed this softball to Democratic Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez about the immigration bill being debated in Congress: "...are you going to be able to overcome conservative opposition to the idea of reforming a pathway to citizenship to get meaningful reform?" [Listen to the audio or watch the video after the jump]
Former Obama Advisor Gibbs: I Don’t Read Maureen Dowd – Same Colum
May 20th, 2013 10:40 AM
Former Obama press secretary and campaign advisor Robert Gibbs had some harsh words for New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd Monday.
Appearing on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Gibbs said, “I don’t normally read Maureen...largely because it’s sort of largely the same column for the last like eight years” (video follows with transcript and absolutely no need for additional…
Former Obama Press Sec Robert Gibbs Rips Obama On 'Exceedingly Passive
May 14th, 2013 3:56 PM
Et tu, Roberto? It was bad enough for President Obama to have Andrea Mitchell jump ship this morning. But now someone who is—arguably—even closer to home has taken a resounding shot at the President's mishandling of the IRS scandal.
Appearing on Mitchell's MSNBC show this afternoon, former Obama press secretary Robert Gibbs condemned the president's "…
Another Day, Another All-Liberal Lineup at Morning Joe
April 9th, 2013 11:42 AM
On a day largely devoted to remembering Margaret Thatcher, one of the 20th century's greatest conservatives, would it really have been too much for Morning Joe to have had on at least one conservative guest to discuss her legacy? Apparently, yes.
Morning Joe's lineup of political guests today leaned 100% left: Jon Meacham, Al Hunt, Cokie Roberts, Sen. Tim Kaine, former Obama…
Former Newsweek Editor: Robert Gibbs Sent Me 'Abusive Email' In '08 Fo
February 28th, 2013 4:58 PM
It appears with each passing day another member of the media is coming out to share unpleasant treatment at the hands of Barack Obama and Company.
On Thursday, in an appearance on NewsMaxTV's Steve Malzberg Show, former Newsweek senior editor Jonathan Alter said that in 2008, Robert Gibbs sent him an "abusive email" as a result of an article he wrote about Obama and disinvited…
Former Obama Adviser/Press Secretary Robert Gibbs Named MSNBC Contribu
February 12th, 2013 9:14 PM
Moments before Tuesday's State of the Union address, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow made a huge announcement.
As she introduced former Barack Obama senior campaign adviser/press secretary Robert Gibbs, she said, "I am for the first time tonight able to introduce you as an MSNBC contributor. Congratulations on that" (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):
Benghazi a Blip on Media's Radar - Less Than 2 Minutes of Coverage on
November 2nd, 2012 4:20 PM
As the Big Three's evening newscasts ignored the latest in the controversy over the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya for seven straight days, their morning shows aren't doing much better. On Friday, ABC's Good Morning America and CBS This Morning together devoted less than two minutes of air time - 1 minute, 50 seconds - to the ambush that killed Ambassador…
NBC's Lauer Frets Over Obama Debate Performance: 'Does He Understand W
October 10th, 2012 3:33 PM
On Wednesday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer cited left-wing Daily Beast columnist Andrew Sullivan ripping apart President Obama's bad debate performance: "I've never seen a candidate this late in the game so far ahead just throw in the towel in the way Obama did last week. How do you erase that imprinted first image from public consciousness, a president incapable of making a…
After Hyping Big Bird Ad, NBC's Lauer Wonders if Obama Campaign Just W
October 10th, 2012 12:19 PM
After promoting the Obama campaign's Bird Bird ad on Tuesday's NBC Today, not to mention it being played repeatedly on MSNBC, in an interview with campaign advisor Robert Gibbs on Wednesday's Today, co-host Matt Lauer wondered: "...is that the kind of political ad that a campaign releases when it feels that it has ideas and solutions on its side, or is that the kind of…
Robert Gibbs Mocks CBS's Coverage of Obama Tape, Charlie Rose Changes
October 3rd, 2012 1:17 PM
When push came to shove, CBS's Charlie Rose caved to the wishes of Obama adviser Robert Gibbs on Wednesday's CBS This Morning. Gibbs derided CBS for hammering a controversial video of Obama from 2007, and Rose quickly changed the subject.
"I have to say I'm a little amazed that, as you mentioned, a widely-covered speech, likely by people at your network, has somehow caused a…
Chris Wallace Asks Obama Adviser 'President Has Time for Whoopi Goldbe
September 23rd, 2012 10:22 AM
Fox News's Chris Wallace on Sunday asked senior Obama campaign adviser Robert Gibbs an absolutely delicious question about the current White House resident's schedule.
During a Fox News Sunday interview, the host said, "The President has blocked out time to appear on The View on Tuesday. So, he has time for Whoopi Goldberg but he doesn’t have time for world leaders?" (…
Ed Schultz Deems Himself Fortunate to Remain Employed in 'Obama Econom
August 29th, 2012 4:10 PM
I love it when Ed Schultz lapses into candor.
Here he is introducing former Obama press flack and campaign advisor Robert Gibbs on his radio show yesterday in a way that seemed to catch Gibbs off guard, but understandably so when you hear what Schultz said (audio) --