MSNBC's Matthews Slams 'Stupid' Iowa Republican Voters Who Might Back

July 22nd, 2014 8:47 PM
"Well, then they're stupid out there if they fall for this!" That's how an angry Chris Matthews erupted at Dallas Morning News columnist Wayne Slater as he suggested that Texas Gov. Rick Perry's sending 1,000 National Guardsmen to the  border with Mexico would "play" well with Republican voters -- and potential 2016 caucus goers -- in western Iowa. "…

Bozell Column: Wendy Davis Lies, Media Elite Snores

February 4th, 2014 11:21 PM
As our liberal media continue to obsess over whether Chris Christie lied about knowing his aides were plotting to cause Bergen County traffic jams, it’s worth remembering that our national networks don’t care when Democrats lie – even about their own life story. Two weeks ago, reporter Wayne Slater of the Dallas Morning News – the author of two books bashing Karl Rove…

Will the Press Ignore Wendy Davis's Truth-Free Twitter and Blog Meltdo

January 21st, 2014 8:07 PM
Wow, I'd better get this post done quickly, because Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis has been tweeting up a storm and has posted "an open letter" at her web site. If I blink, I might miss a half-dozen more tweets. Davis apparently thinks that if she accuses Republican candidate Greg Abbott and his campaign of being behind the Sunday Dallas Morning News story…

Chris Matthews: Newt 'Is Evil, Looks Like The Devil

June 10th, 2011 6:28 PM
Talk about demonizing your political opponents, Chris Matthews has literally done it  to Newt Gingrich. . . On his MSNBC show this evening, Matthews said that Gingrich "looks like the devil," reminds him of the warlock in Rosemary's Baby, and "is evil." View video after the jump.

Rick Sanchez: His Legacy of Liberal Bias on CNN

October 4th, 2010 12:36 PM
Rick Sanchez, who was fired from his Rick's List program on CNN on Friday, certainly racked up a record of liberal bias, specifically bias against conservatives, during his tenure at the network. Sanchez also revealed a propensity for making on-air gaffes which made him a targets of comedians like Jon Stewart. It was the former anchor's animosity toward Stewart which directly led to his firing.…

CNN's Rick Sanchez: Bringing the Bias to Prime Time

July 22nd, 2010 6:41 PM
Rick Sanchez, who hosts his Rick's List program for two hours during the afternoon on CNN, will be taking on the network's 8 pm Eastern hour slot for several weeks between Campbell Brown's departure on Wednesday and the start of the ex-Democratic Governor of New York Eliot Spitzer (the infamous Client #9) and sometime-conservative Kathleen Parker's new program.Sanchez will likely bring his two-…

CNN's Rick Sanchez Again Hints Rick Perry is a Racist

March 2nd, 2010 7:15 PM
On Tuesday's Rick's List on CNN, Rick Sanchez again hinted that Texas Governor Rick Perry is a racist. Sanchez, reacting to the distinct possibility that Perry would win the Republican gubernatorial primary, referenced a comment he made at a tea party rally in 2009: "He was talking about states' rights. States' rights is, to most people of color, a racist term" [audio clip available…

Matthews Accuses States' Rights Advocates of Racism, Quotes MLK But No

February 11th, 2010 1:29 PM
According to Chris Matthews, the fact that racists have during the history of the nation invoked the rights of the states to perpetuate slavery or segregation immediately renders all proponents of states' rights -- a pillar of federalism and the American Constitution -- racist.While Matthews and his Hardball guests on Tuesday cited names like Jim Crow and John Calhoun and compared them to Texas…

Maddow and Guest Indignant That Bush Dares Not Speak Glowingly of Dear

June 24th, 2009 11:12 PM
This must be what it's like to listen to pundits in a country with state-run media.Former president George W. Bush offers what barely passes as criticism of his successor and Obama's media apologists rush to his defense, as if to stanch a wound.Here's Rachel Maddow and Dallas Morning News political reporter Wayne Slater on Maddow's MSNBC show June 18. In the first portion transcribed below,…

DMN's Slater Lumps Tea Party Protesters With Holocaust Museum, Tiller

June 10th, 2009 5:09 PM
Dallas Morning News’s Wayne Slater become one of the first pundits after the shootings at the Holocaust Museum on Wednesday to hint that there was a connection to mainstream conservative activists. On CNN Newsroom, about two hours after the story broke, Slater linked this incident and the murder of abortionist George Tiller with “anti-tax secessionists in Texas,” his label for…

CNN's Sanchez and DMN's Slater Agree That Bush 'Presided Over a Reign

May 19th, 2009 7:12 PM
CNN anchor Rick Sanchez and Dallas Morning News political writer Wayne Slater agreed on Tuesday’s Newsroom program that former President George W. Bush appeared to be “controlled by a bunch of bullies,” or that he was “presiding over a reign of bullies, with [Dick] Cheney and [Donald] Rumsfeld and Karl Rove pushing a partisan agenda.” Later, as President Obama was getting ready to speak at a…

Religion Blogger Exaggerates Fox's Take on Obama No-Show at National D

May 8th, 2009 9:13 AM
Dallas Morning News reporter Wayne Slater suggested conservatives in general and Fox News in particular are hypocrites for questioning why President Barack Obama failed to publicly observe the National Day of Prayer. Slater wrote in his May 7 Religion Blog post: Fox & Friends is on fire this morning stoking the controversy over President Obama not publicly observing the National Day of…

Matthews 'Worried' Hillary Could Get Good Headlines

February 18th, 2008 7:23 PM
Slip of the tongue, or was the man who gets a thrill up his leg from Barack Obama's rhetoric voicing his innermost apprehension at the prospect of Hillary Clinton regaining the upper hand?On this afternoon's Hardball, host Chris Matthews was discussing the March 4th Texas primary with Wayne Slater of the Dallas Morning News, John Heilemann of New York magazine, and Norah O'Donnell. The MSNBCer…