PBS's Isaacson Drops Nazi Comparison on GOP's 'Quisling Enablers'
December 18th, 2020 5:51 PM
On Tuesday's Amanpour and Co. on PBS and CNN International, Walter Isaacson treated viewers of the taxpayer funded show to hyperbole as he likened Republican supporters of President Donald Trump to those who collaborated with Adolf Hitler during World War ii, deriding them as "quisling enablers of the undermining of democracy."
On PBS, Scarborough Claims He 'Never' Cared About GOP
December 12th, 2020 11:38 PM
Appearing as a guest on Wednesday's Amanpour & Co. to promote his book about President Harry Truman, MSNBC host and disaffected ex-Republican Joe Scarborough laid it on thick in trying distance himself from his former party and even the conservative movement, claiming that he had not felt good about either in 20 years, and even that he "never" cared about the Republican party.
PBS Panel: How Dare Candidates Evade the Liberal Media!
August 20th, 2020 9:30 PM
On Tuesday's Amanpour & Co. on PBS and CNN International, Daily Beast News columnist Margaret Carlson lamented the dominant left-leaning media's diminished hold over politicians as she spoke during a segment hosted by her ex-boss, former Time magazine editor Walter Isaacson.
PBS Discusses Why Biden Is Better Than Perverted, Incompetent Trump
April 6th, 2020 6:02 AM
On Friday's Amanpour & Co. on PBS, Walter Isaacson, the former editor of Time magazine, interviewed Jon Meacham, the former editor of Newsweek magazine. At this time, Meacham poses as a pseudo-impartial historian, just as PBS poses as an unbiased channel of intelligent information. Isaacson preposterously suggested "I've never known your political orientation" before…
Dark Conspiracy Theories on PBS: Violent Trump Voters? Nazi America?
January 29th, 2020 12:35 PM
The supposedly reasonable PBS on Tuesday abounded with dark conspiracy theories about the impeached Donald Trump fomenting violence in November after losing, as well as whether America is turning into Nazi Germany. Veteran journalist Ted Koppel shot down that theory, but engaged in the idea of mass violence by dejected Trump voters.
Former 'Time' Editor: Mueller Report Didn’t Provide a Narrative
June 11th, 2019 5:08 AM
It’s no secret that Democrats are very disappointed that the Mueller Report did not give them the smoking gun that would finally end the Trump presidency. Instead, they have been forced to expand their search in the continuing efforts to remove the President from office.
Alec Baldwin Horrified Trump 'Fooled All These Flyover Americans'
May 1st, 2019 5:35 PM
On Monday night's Amanpour & Co. on PBS, former Time Managing Editor Walter Isaacson interviewed Alec Baldwin about, among other things, his Donald Trump impression on Saturday Night Live. Baldwin admitted he didn't understand Trump, and that his impression is a "caricature....we're doing like an essence of Trump. His corrupt, amoral, Machiavellian nature is at the fore.…
NB Year in Review: Journalists Exhibiting Trump Derangement Syndrome
December 26th, 2018 8:00 AM
This week, NewsBusters is recounting the most obnoxious liberal bias of 2018. Today, it’s a look at the media’s Trump Derangement Syndrome as we present the most over-the-top attacks on President Donald Trump. When he wasn’t being compared to tyrants like Benito Mussolini, he was being branded a traitor who sold out America to Vladimir Putin. And of course he was repeatedly…
'Morning Joe': Trump Is a 'Weaponized Virus' Made By Vladimir Putin
July 23rd, 2018 4:13 PM
On Monday, Tulane history Professor Walter Isaacson took to the airwaves of MSNBC's Morning Joe to condemn President Trump. The swipe began by Isaacson making the bold declaration that Donald Trump was "a weaponized virus" and that he's been "weaponized over the years by Vladimir Putin to go in and do Putin's bidding."
Sean Hannity Slams Mika Brzezinski's ‘Insane Rumor’ Trump Misses Porn
June 8th, 2018 4:18 PM
It’s certainly no surprise that Sean Hannity disagrees with many of the comments made by Mika Brzezinski of MSNBC. However, the prime-time Fox News Channel host went far further than that during his Thursday program, when he criticized the co-host of Morning Joe for claiming President Trump is “upset” that he can’t access pornography in the White House.
Tur: Trump Won’t Suffer Until GOPers Disagree with Him on Policy
June 30th, 2017 12:20 PM
Former Trump campaign correspondent and current MSNBC host Katy Tur appeared on Thursday’s The 11th Hour to argue that President Trump won’t suffer “the consequences” of his actions (e.g. his lewd Mika Brzezinski tweets) until Republicans oppose him on policy (and thus team up with Democrats).
‘Just Look at Him!’; Matthews Offers a Final Gush on ‘Fine Man' Obama
January 18th, 2017 9:36 PM
Yes, it’s as bad as you think it was. On Wednesday, MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews allowed himself to have his knees quake one last time, paying tribute to President Obama, who he deemed “a fine man” offering unparalleled levels of “sentiment,” “temperament,” and “optimism.” “To say that no person can make a difference,…
Morning Joe Hails Haley's Attack on 'Angriest Voices'
January 13th, 2016 7:58 AM
Here at NewsBusters, one of our classification categories under Media Bias is "Sudden Respect." The notion is that all a Republican has to do to win praise from the MSM is to bash fellow Republicans or conservatives.
There was a perfect illustration of the phenomenon on today's Morning Joe. In her Republican response to the SOTU, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley…
Ex-Time Magazine Editor: 'Fighting for a Fair Deal Goes to the Core' o
August 19th, 2014 5:00 PM
Ex-Time magazine editor Walter Isaacson declared in the August 25 issue that Barack Obama "can still secure his legacy" by aggressively lobbying for liberal causes. Isaacson worried, "Obamacare may be undermined if the Supreme Court guts subsidies for the federal exchanges. If so the sweeping nature of the reform will survive only if Obama mounts a rousing, state-by-state…