Piers Morgan Scoffs at 'Binders' Frenzy, But Other CNN Reporters Jumpe
October 18th, 2012 5:51 PM
Liberal CNN host Piers Morgan canned the Democratic "binders full of women" attack on Romney as "facile and silly," but CNN reporters hammered on it Wednesday night and well into Thursday.
Surprisingly, Morgan threw his criticism in David Axelrod's face by telling him "I find it rather facile and silly, to be honest with you, that the Democrats are trying to make…
Nothing to See Here: CNN Dismisses Controversy In Obama Video, 'Old Ne
October 3rd, 2012 5:00 PM
CNN dismissed the controversy behind a 2007 Obama video that just resurfaced, by calling it "old news" and whitewashing the President's own words. CNN even touted its own 2007 coverage of the speech without admitting that it ignored the most controversial part.
Anchor Soledad O'Brien, who has stuck up for Obama more than once before, lamely spun that Obama "was talking…
CNN Anchor Tells David Bossie You Can't Judge OWS By 'Worst Members
September 21st, 2012 3:02 PM
With Occupy Unmasked being released today in select theaters, this morning’s edition of CNN’s Early Start with Zoraida Sambolin invited David Bossie, producer of the film and President of Citizens United to discuss the film. However, things got hazy towards the end of the interview where Sombolin shamelessly tried to convey the narrative that Occupy is a “peaceful…
It Took Only 20 Hours: CNN Upholds 'Hate Group' Label for FRC
August 16th, 2012 12:34 PM
Less than a day after a shooting at the Family Research Council, CNN dug up a 13 year-old FRC quote to support the "hate group" label by the liberal Southern Poverty Law Center. Early Start anchor Zoraida Sambolin said the FRC was "hate spewing hate."
"I want our viewers to actually see some of the things that this organization has put out there so that – we…
CNN Asks Andrew Young If Having Black President 'Reignites Old Prejudi
August 6th, 2012 11:30 AM
CNN stoked fears that new voter ID laws might hearken back to the days of Jim Crow. Monday marked the anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, and CNN's Zoraida Sambolin used that to discuss whether the new laws might "suppress the minority vote."
"Do you think that having an African-American president is actually reigniting some of these old prejudices?" she asked…
Networks Ignore Waste and Theft at Amtrak, But CNN Reports It
August 3rd, 2012 12:12 PM
After government audits showed Amtrak costing taxpayers millions of dollars due to waste and theft, CNN reported the story on Friday morning while ABC, CBS, and NBC were all silent.
"Waste management and employee theft at Amtrak, it appears to be off the rails," reported CNN's Zoraida Sambolin. "Pretty stunning report," added Early Start co-host John Berman. CNN…
CNN Lumps Racists Together With Defenders of Traditional Marriage
July 30th, 2012 5:41 PM
Is CNN equating racism with a store owner refusing to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple? In its "controversial marriage news" on Monday, CNN reported both a church refusing to let a black couple marry in its sanctuary and a bakery refusing service for a gay couple's wedding reception.
Back in May, anchor Don Lemon compared Mitt Romney defending traditional marriage to…
CNN Anchor Gasps When Student That Got Viral Picture With Obama Won't
April 27th, 2012 10:25 AM
Unless you happened to sleep all week, you probably saw the story of a Colorada University student getting her picture taken with President Obama at a bar in Boulder.
Even funnier than the photo that went viral on the internet was CNN anchor Ashleigh Banfield gasping on Thursday's Early Start when the co-ed in question wouldn't say she was voting for the current White House resident (…
CNN Questions Santorum's Appeal to Women Voters Given His 'Ultra-Conse
March 14th, 2012 7:14 PM
CNN's Zoraida Sambolin questioned Rick Santorum's appeal with women voters nationwide as she targeted his "ultra-conservative" positions that "some women don't relate to," on Wednesday's Early Start.
Sambolin challenged Santorum's success among women voters in the deep south by noting that nationwide he lags behind President Obama in a recent poll of…
'Joe the Plumber' Fires Back at CNN Host: 'So This Is TMZ
March 8th, 2012 2:46 PM
In a heated exchange Thursday between CNN’s Zoraida Sambolin and Samuel Wurzelbacher, also known as “Joe the Plumber,” Sambolin dug up comments he made about “gay people” in 2009, causing Wurzelbacher to quip that "this is TMZ. This isn't CNN, is what you're saying."
Sambolin also questioned his qualifications to run for office, and mislabeled…
Breitbart.com Editor Slams CNN for Mistreatment of Andrew Breitbart
March 1st, 2012 7:40 PM
Correction appended below page break | Breitbart.com's editor-in-chief went right after CNN for its treatment of the late Andrew Breitbart, when asked about the "controversial" journalist's "tactics" in the Shirley Sherrod incident. The interview took place Thursday afternoon during the 1 p.m. hour of CNN's Newsroom.
Joel Pollock, a friend of Breitbart…