During Tuesday evening's edition of his prime-time show, Fox News Channel host Sean Hannity spent almost nine minutes hammering CNN correspondent Jim Acosta, who was “desperately trying to get back into the White House” after his “hard pass” was taken away last week. That action led the cable network to file a lawsuit against President Donald Trump and other high-ranking Republican officials.
On Thursday night, Mark Levin was on fire as he excoriated the liberal media for dividing this country and undermining American values. Appearing with Sean Hannity on Fox News, the conservative radio host blasted journalists for comparing the President to Hitler and for making Nazi references. Levin attacked, “We're actually fighting the media. We're fighting the Democrats, we're fighting academia, we're fighting Hollywood and all the rest.”
With the midterm elections fast approaching, Hollywood is pulling out all the stops to make sure their get out the vote message is heard. On CBS’s Murphy Brown the usual tropes are brought forward from the long-suffering liberals anchoring the "Murphy in the Morning" show. This show is so leftist that they think the Democrats are "weenies" who won't fight back against Republicans.
Wednesday night on the Fox News Channel, primetime host Sean Hannity accused Democrats of hypocrisy for calling for civility in the wake of the pipe bomb scare late Tuesday and Wednesday. Hannity first pointed out that just one day before the wave of mail bombs targeting well-known Democrats began surfacing, former Vice President Joe Biden compared President Trump to segregationist George Wallace.
Appearing on Fox News Monday night, South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham blasted NBC News for airing an interview with Brett Kavanaugh accuser Julie Swetnick despite her serious credibility problems and the network being unable to corroborate any of her claims. The lawmaker told host Sean Hannity that the accusations were “a bunch of garbage.”
CNN media analyst Brian Stelter returned from vacation practically glowing over a new anti-conservative jeremiad by NBC's Chuck Todd in The Atlantic, a magazine that endorsed Hillary Clinton in 2016. "Chuck Todd is urging all of us to recognize what anti-media manipulators are doing – and respond accordingly."
In the competition of ideas, you can't win the game if you're not on the playing field. That's why Silicon Valley bigwigs' stubborn refusal to put business above their own personal partisan biases doesn't just rankle. It reeks. Equal access to social media is not just about sharing food pics, pet videos, makeup tutorials and travelogues. It's about ensuring the ability to disseminate and distribute political speech on the world's biggest platforms.
Far-left comic and late-night ABC host Jimmy Kimmel has often used his monologue and other segments during Jimmy Kimmel Live! as a platform to mock and attack President Trump and that campaign hit a new low when the comedian told The Daily Beast's Matt Wilstein that “ABC would love it if my show appealed to everyone, but I don’t think that world exists anymore.” But even if it did exist, Kimmel said he “would not be comfortable in it” since “I don’t really see any other path" to follow for weeknight programming.
Popular talk-radio and TV host and author Mark Levin appeared on Hannity on Thursday night to ask an urgent question: "Why do the press hate the American people?" Especially the tens of millions of people who put Donald Trump in the White House.
On his show August 1, Fox News host Sean Hannity proclaimed to CNN's Jim Acosta that he would defend him against violence and threats: "I will be the first person to come to your defense if I'm there, any one dares to lay a hand on you." He added that the CNN types don't seem as upset about threats and slurs against Sarah Huckabee Sanders or Pam Bondi or other Trump supporters.
As NewsBusters reported yesterday, Fox News host Judge Jeanine Pirro got into a little bit of a dust-up with Whoopi Goldberg on Thursday’s edition of The View. Goldberg abruptly ended the segment not longer after Pirro accused her of suffering from Trump Derangement Syndrome. During an appearance on Hannity Thursday night, Pirro explained that the situation did not get much better after she tried to leave the studio.
Let’s face it: Trump had a rough press conference in Helsinki on Monday. However, this does not excuse hyperbolic responses on the part of the media. On Monday’s edition of Hannity, radio star Mark Levin appeared to offer some historical context.