Column: Sam Donaldson Couldn't Save Bloomberg
March 6th, 2020 7:08 AM
Sam Donaldson has put his money where his considerable mouth is, donating to Democrat candidates in the Trump era. He dramatically endorsed Mike Bloomberg for president, and showed he had no influence -- even on Democrat voters. In the last cycle, Sam donated to nine Democrats running for the Senate. Six of them lost.
Retired Sam Donaldson Slammed, Praised for Endorsing Michael Bloomberg
February 20th, 2020 2:30 PM
Endorsing one of the candidates during a presidential campaign is usually a rare thing for most reporters, celebrities and other famous people. However, retired ABC News reporter Sam Donaldson did just that when he made a video in which he expressed his public support for former Republican and wealthy Democrat Michael Bloomberg in the 2020 campaign for the White House.
On TV, Sam Donaldson Endorses Bloomberg to Beat 'Sick, Ignorant' Trump
February 15th, 2020 9:03 AM
Longtime ABC White House correspondent Sam Donaldson fervently endorsed Michael Bloomberg for the White House on Friday's Anderson Cooper 360 on CNN. The funny part was the journalists pretending Donaldson has never really favored a politician before. Cooper solemnly began: "Sam Donaldson has spent years has a prominent White House correspondent, anchor for ABC News, never strayed from…
CNN: No Such Thing as Right-Wing Media, Just a 'Propaganda Apparatus'
February 2nd, 2020 3:16 PM
In exercising projection, CNN’s so-called “Reliable Sources” sought to decry President Trump’s “imperial presidency” on Sunday by emphasizing how there was no such thing as “right-wing media” vs. “liberal-media,” but, in fact, it was a “propaganda apparatus” vs. a “media apparatus.” Yes, it was the same show that…
Sam Donaldson: Trump Fans Want Their 'White Christian Country' Back
October 14th, 2019 9:16 AM
CNN Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter brought on "Legendary Journalist" Sam Donaldson to unload the usual liberal mantras on Sunday. That's how CNN tagged Sam -- "Legendary Journalist" -- not only on screen, but even in the CNN transcript. Donaldson raised eyebrows much smaller than his by claiming that Trump fans are "fixated" on narrowing the country: "…
On CNN, Rather and Donaldson: 'Mob'-Like Trump Is 'Out-Nixoning Nixon'
September 27th, 2019 5:59 PM
Appearing as guests on Thursday's CNN Tonight, former CBS anchor Dan Rather and former ABC anchor Sam Donaldson declared that President Donald Trump is "out-Nixoning Nixon" on the Ukraine issue, with Donaldson claiming that there is a "smoking transcript" and Rather suggesting that it is already time to "roll the credits on a mob movie" based on President Trump…
Donaldson Pleads With Kasich to Run Against Trump: ‘Don’t Be a Wuss!'
June 24th, 2019 2:08 PM
Longtime ABC journalist Sam Donaldson unburdened himself on Thursday's CNN Tonight, pleading with moderate Republican John Kasich to run against Donald Trump in the 2020 GOP primaries. He also blamed the president for the escalating problems with Iran. According to Donaldson, it’s all because Trump scrapped Barack Obama’s Iran deal.
Sam Donaldson Lauds Socialism, U.S. 'Getting to Be a Better Country'
February 7th, 2019 9:04 AM
Appearing as a guest on Wednesday's CNN Tonight, former ABC News reporter Sam Donaldson cheered for the U.S. to continue marching toward socialism as he predicted there will soon be a single-payer health care system, and declared that the U.S. is "getting to be a better country."
CNN Brings On Sam Donaldson to Mock Trump, Conway as Narcissists'
January 27th, 2019 10:01 AM
CNN viewers are used to a narcissist spectacle on almost daily basis in White House reporter Jim Acosta. Former ABC White House reporter Sam Donaldson, whose liberal bluster is surely an Acosta inspiration, has come to Acosta's defense. So it was a little funny for Donaldson to come on CNN Wednesday night and slam President Trump and his top aide Kellyanne Conway as "narcissists"…
CNN Uncorks Lunacy-Filled, Self-Absorbed Special on WH Press Corps
December 28th, 2018 5:35 PM
On Thursday night, correspondent Randi “Kush” Kaye offered an hour-long special on the White House Briefing Room that served as nothing more than a pompous exercise in lamenting how they believe the Trump administration has been unfair to them and are unraveling American democracy. The endeavor was dominated by attempts to make viewers to feel bad for CNN, fondly look back…
Donaldson Blames Reagan for Furlough Program That Released Horton
December 3rd, 2018 7:30 AM
Appearing as a guest on Sunday's Reliable Sources on CNN, former longtime ABC News reporter Sam Donaldson misleadingly tried to tie Ronald Reagan to the Massachusetts prison furlough program supported by Michael Dukakis which allowed convicted murderer Willie Horton to escape prison and attack others.
CNN's Jim Acosta Repeatedly Shouts Question at Trump Tax Reform Event
June 29th, 2018 5:26 PM
With so many possible selections, it's hard to come up with a worst-of list to rank the most pathetic attempts by CNN's Jim Acosta to pose as an oh-so-tough reporter. His Friday stunt, though, was in the upper echelon for its laughable false bravado.
Eye Roll: CNN Brings on Karem to Defend, Trumpet His Crazy Outburst
June 14th, 2018 10:50 PM
These people can be so predictable. Hours after his angry outburst during Thursday’s White House Press Briefing, Playboy writer, Sentinel Newspapers editor, and CNN political analyst Brian Karem was given a hero’s welcome on Erin Burnett OutFront to expand on his squabble with Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders over the detention of illegal immigrant children.
CNN's Acosta Shouts Out DACA Questions — At WH Easter Egg Roll
April 3rd, 2018 6:44 PM
As Scott Whitlock noted Tuesday afternoon, CNN's perpetually aggrieved Jim Acosta was at it again, hinting at a conspiracy behind a lost broadcast connection: "I won’t read into why we lost connection just a few moments ago." Acosta's Tuesday whining shouldn't cause us to forget or ignore what he did on Monday, when he set a new low for journalistic rudeness by…