Koppel Downplays ISIS Threat, Claims U.S. Created Al Qaeda ‘Franchise'
December 17th, 2015 3:43 PM
On Wednesday night, Fox News host Bill O’Reilly pressed NBC’s Ted Koppel on the state of the country: “...a new Wall Street Journal poll says just 20% of Americans believe the country is headed in the right direction....do you believe the USA is in bad shape right now, Mr. Koppel? And if so, why?” Koppel dismissed the public’s pessimism and tried to minimize the…
Chuck Todd Smears Scalia: ‘I Couldn’t Help But Think of Al Campanis’
December 13th, 2015 2:38 PM
Seemingly unable to tell the difference between a man who affirmatively asserted racist assumptions about the physical abilities of a whole race and a man doing his job by pressing lawyers about a contention in a brief, Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd smeared Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia: “I couldn’t help but think of Al Campanis on Nightline.” Ted Koppel, a panelist…
Colbert Cheers Ted Koppel: ‘One of the Most Respected Journalists'
November 24th, 2015 11:00 AM
On Monday's Late Show, liberal comedian Stephen Colbert heaped praise on liberal journalist Ted Koppel, who hosted ABC’s Nightline for 29 years, and called him “one of the most respected journalists of our time.” Colbert provided a fawning introduction of Koppel and touted how he “won eight Peabody awards, 11 Overseas Press Club awards 42 Emmys, you’ve…
Trevor Noah Swoons Over Liberal ABC Journalist Ted Koppel
November 19th, 2015 10:51 AM
On Wednesday night’s Daily Show, host Trevor Noah gushed over veteran liberal ABC reporter Ted Koppel, proclaiming that there isn’t “anybody in the news who can arguably say they have had a more accomplished career than you have had.”
Lights Out: Has Ted Koppel Become a 'Rightwing' Survivalist?
November 3rd, 2015 2:07 PM
Remember when, not so long ago, much of the Mainstream Media was mocking people who stocked up on emergency supplies ("preppers") in case of a catastrophe as a bunch of "rightwing" survivalist kooks wearing tinfoil hats? Well, it now appears that Ted Koppel is wearing a tinfoil hat because he is warning about a possible apocalyptic catastrophe that could knock out the…
Ted Koppel: Brian Williams’s ‘Tales’ Are Fine ‘Sitting at a Bar’
October 27th, 2015 3:49 PM
Former Nightline anchor Ted Koppel attempted to explain away disgraced journalist Brian Williams’s lies as “tales” that would be acceptable at a bar. In an interview for the November 2 Time magazine, Koppel spun, “There is a difference unfortunately between the kinds of tales that you can tell while sitting at a bar, entertaining your friends, and what…
Ted Koppel: 'Terrorists Achieved More With One Phone Call Than We Achi
August 11th, 2013 1:24 PM
Ted Koppel made a fascinating observation about terrorism and the recent embassy evacuations that certainly won't please President Obama or his supporters in the media.
Appearing on NBC's Meet the Press, Koppel said, "With a conference call, Al Qaeda has effectively shut down 20 U.S. embassies around north Africa and the Middle East...The terrorists have achieved more with one…
Rerun: Ted Koppel's New Article Trashes Bush for Iraq and 'America's C
August 7th, 2013 7:48 AM
NBC News “special correspondent” Ted Koppel is once again sounding like Jimmy Carter’s former Secretary of State in a Wall Street Journal op-ed. The headline was “America's Chronic Overreaction to Terrorism: The country's capacity for self-inflicted damage must have astounded even Osama bin Laden.”
“Terrorism is designed to produce overreaction,…