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MSNBC Economist: Unlike U.S., Commie China Has 'Good Government'

September 15th, 2020 12:05 PM

On Morning Joe, Adrian Wooldridge, a columnist at The Economist, says that unlike the US, China passes the "good government" test. He makes his comment in the context of discussing the way various countries have dealt with the coronavirus pandemic, but offers no qualifier as to his "good government" praise of China. To the contrary, he says that the advantage of good government is…

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Al Sharpton: 'Defund the Police' Is Nonsense for 'Latte Liberals'

September 8th, 2020 8:58 AM

On Morning Joe, Al Sharpton expresses opposition to defunding the New York City police, saying it's something for "latte liberals" in the Hamptons. Joe Scarborough grudgingly admits things were safer in NYC under Mayor Rudy Giuliani. Willie Geist says he still feels safe in NYC, and that crime statistics are not up -- except for "shootings and murder."

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Big Three Morning Shows IGNORE Huge Unemployment Rate Drop to 8.4%

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September 4th, 2020 5:10 PM

The ABC, CBS, and NBC morning news shows didn’t give any coverage to the unemployment rate dropping well below expectations into the single digits during their Friday edition programming.

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Go Figure: Nets Treat ‘Explosive,’ ‘Staggering’ Atlantic Story as Fact

September 4th, 2020 2:58 PM

On Friday morning, the “big three” broadcast network newscasts treated the anonymously sourced Atlantic piece claiming President Trump called fallen U.S. soldiers “losers” and “suckers” as fact, huffing about how “explosive,” “staggering,” and “stinging” the allegations were that have put the President on “…

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Nets Label Victim But Won't Call Antifa Murder Suspect 'Left-Wing'

September 4th, 2020 12:22 PM

It’s a sickening double standard when the media won’t call out the politics of a murder suspect but will instead eagerly politicize the victim he admitted to killing. On Friday morning, ABC’s Good Morning America and NBC’s Today repeatedly labeled the man shot and killed by an Antifa protester in Portland last weekend as “right-wing” and a “Trump supporter.” But no such…

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NY Times Man Whines on NBC: They Never Dug Deep Enough on Trump-Russia

August 31st, 2020 5:33 PM

The conservative half of the country might suggest the liberal press beat the dead horse of the Trump-and-Russia issue into a fine paste. But on Monday’s Today, NBC's Willie Geist brought on New York Times reporter Michael Schmidt to promote his new book, Donald Trump v. The United States. Schmidt lamented the Mueller probe never got to the bottom of the issue, and…

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Campaign Points: Todd Echoes Biden Claim Trump ‘Rooting for Violence'

August 30th, 2020 10:57 AM

In an appearance on NBC’s Sunday Today, political director Chuck Todd made the allegation that President Trump seemed as though he was “rooting” for the violence tearing apart the country. But what went unmentioned was the fact he was making the very same argument that Democratic nominee Joe Biden had made just three days earlier. Unbeknownst to Todd, he essentially echoed Biden’s…

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MSNBC Contributor: No Need for Biden to Fret About Chaos in the Street

August 28th, 2020 4:25 PM

Willie Geist suggests to activist Errin Haines that images of violence in the streets is affecting voters, notably those in the suburbs, who don't want that coming to their neighborhoods.  He asks how the Biden campaign is doing in responding to the issue. Haines takes it in an entirely different direction, saying that "there is unchecked, rampant violence in the streets of…

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Morning Joe Can't Admit: Kamala Was Blah-Mala

August 20th, 2020 7:40 AM

Kamala Harris laid an egg last night. In Morning Joe's opening segment, Mika Brzezinski and Willie Geist couldn't really find any words of praise for Harris' acceptance speech at the DNC convention. They turned to a Quibi commentator (and NBC News alum) Shawna Thomas instead, and the best she could come up with was to say that Harris did "an admirable job" of reintroducing…

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MSNBC's Willie Geist Endorses the 'Calm,' the 'Decency' of the Bidens

August 19th, 2020 2:34 PM

On Morning Joe, Willie Geist twice denies that there are any politics behind his comments, but proceeds to say that a President Biden would create a sense of "calm," and "decency," and that "there’s just no question that these [Joe and Jill Biden] are decent people."

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LOL: NY Attorney General Says No 'Politics' in Attempt to Destroy NRA 

August 7th, 2020 5:01 PM

Appearing on Morning Joe, Democrat New York State Attorney General Letitia James claims that the lawsuit seeking to dissolve the NRA that she filed yesterday, less than three months before the election, "has nothing to do with politics." At least Team Joe managed to ask skeptical questions.

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COVER-UP: Morning Joe Bulldozes Biden's 'Junkie' Comments

August 7th, 2020 10:53 AM

It must be nice to be a Democrat in today’s politics, knowing that every single stupid thing you say will be conveniently bulldozed over by your leftist media allies before it can hurt you, while the comments of your opponents will be blown up to magnificent proportions. Joe Biden was the latest Democrat to receive this service from the compliant press on Friday, as MSNBC's Morning Joe…

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Bought Referee: Chuck Todd Argues Only Dems Have 'Met This Moment'

August 2nd, 2020 10:05 AM

With the coronavirus relief benefits expiring last Friday, and Democrats and Republicans still in negotiations over what the next round of aid would look like, self-described political referee and NBC political director Chuck Todd showed what a bought off rules enforcer could do during his routine appearance on NBC’s Sunday Today.

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Sleazy Morning Joe: Don't Dare Question Obama Politicizing a Funeral!

August 1st, 2020 12:00 PM

Think back to when you last went to a funeral, do you remember speakers at that solemn service giving political speeches, talking about ending the filibuster? I sure don’t, but apparently that is fair game for Barack Obama. MSNBC's Morning Joe touted a variety of clips Friday morning of the former president exploiting what was supposed to be a funeral for Congressman John Lewis, using…