‘The Russians Have Clearly Won’; MSNBC's Nance Melts Down After Letter
March 25th, 2019 5:19 PM
As NewsBusters illustrated all day on Sunday, MSNBC’s nonsense was shooting out into the ether like water from a fire hose During the 6:00 p.m. Eastern hour, so-called experts offered hot takes such as “the Russians have clearly won” and “Mueller basically seem to abdicate or punt on” the obstruction portion of the investigation.
Melber Repeats Myth That 'Charleston Loophole' Let Killer Buy Gun
March 12th, 2019 9:27 PM
On Tuesday's The Beat show on MSNBC, host Ari Melber gave an eight-minute commentary complaining about Republican opposition to new gun control laws as the MSNBC host also repeated the discredited myth that Charleston mass murderer Dylann Roof was already a convicted felon who could have been barred from purchasing his gun if not for a "loophole" that allowed him to purchase it…
MSNBC Lets Guest Claim FBI Was Behind King Assassination
February 22nd, 2019 8:58 PM
On Friday's The Beat show on MSNBC, host Ari Melber gave no pushback and oddly seemed to go along with one of his guests, talk radio host Charlamagne Tha God, when he repeated as fact the conspiracy theory that the FBI was behind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1968 assassination.
MSNBC's Katy Tur: George Washington a 'Native Son of New York'
February 19th, 2019 9:08 AM
If ever there were a famous Virginian, it is George Washington. Born and raised in Virginia, Mount Vernon was of course his historic home. Yet somehow, a confused Tur has claimed that Washington was a "native son of New York." The unbelievable gaffe occurred today on MSNBC, as Tur handed off her MTP Daily hour to Ari Melber and his The Beat.
'Opposite of Hate' Author Sally Kohn Hates on Trump
February 11th, 2019 10:31 PM
Oh, the irony! Liberal activist Sally Kohn is the author of "The Opposite of Hate: A Field Guide to Repairing Our Humanity." Amazon describes her as someone "learning how to talk respectfully with people whose views she disagrees with passionately . . . It was time, she decided, to look into the epidemic of hate all around us and learn how we can stop it." But when…
Sinbad: ‘Fool’ Trump Deserves ‘Pimp Slap’ After ‘Atrocious’ Shutdown
February 9th, 2019 2:30 PM
Along with New York Times editorial board member Mara Gay’s non-sense early Wednesday hours after the State of the Union, actor and comedian Sinbad joined MSNBC’s late-night coverage and slammed President Trump as a “fool” who “doesn’t feel anything” and carried out an “atrocious” government shutdown. He also added that he should have been…
Chuck Todd Gushes Over ‘Smart,’ ‘Impressive’ Ocasio-Cortez
February 8th, 2019 10:02 AM
Not to gratuitously insult Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, but she has to be one of the, um, most lightly-informed pols in a long time to wander onto the national stage. But that didn't stop Chuck Todd from lavishing praise on her. Discussing his just-concluded interview with Ocasio-Cortez with fellow MSNBC host Ari Melber, Todd found reason to variously describe her as thoughtful, refreshing…
NYT’s Gay Incensed Trump Would ‘Graphically’ Mention Abortion in SOTU
February 6th, 2019 6:08 PM
MSNBC’s midnight edition of Hardball was a trainwreck following Tuesday’s State of the Union address by President Trump, so it was only natural for the fun (or whatever you want to call it) to continue into the final hour of coverage. For that, MSNBC turned things over to The Beat host Ari Melber, who oversaw plenty of nonsense on abortion, the President, and Stacey Abrams from…
MSNBC's Clift: Dems Right to Refuse to Negotiate With GOP 'Terrorists'
January 23rd, 2019 9:23 AM
On Ari Melber's MSNBC show, MSNBC contributor Eleanor Clift praises the refusal of Democrats to negotiate with Republicans on the government shutdown, saying, "the Democrats are defending a principle here, that you don't negotiate with terrorists when they're holding hostages."
MSNBC's Thompson: 'Gullible' Trump Fans 'Act Against Their Interest'
January 8th, 2019 7:50 AM
MSNBC guest Mark Thompson thinks Trump supporters are "gullible" and "acting against their own interest." Right. Because if you weren't so clueless, you'd be a huge Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez fan, eagerly awaiting the coming socialist nirvana.
Richard Painter: Trump 'Goose Cooked,' He Should Cop Plea and Resign
December 12th, 2018 10:53 PM
Appearing on MSNBC, Richard Painter, who in 2018 ran as a Democrat for a US Senate seat from Minnesota, declared that President Trump's "goose is cooked," and that he should seek a plea deal and resign from the presidency.
MSNBCer: Are Dems 'Putting Country First' By Not Impeaching Trump Yet?
December 11th, 2018 8:34 PM
Guest hosting for Ari Melber on his MSNBC show The Beat, Yasmin Vossoughian was speaking to Texas Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee when she appeared to question whether Democrats would be patriotic if they don't impeach President Trump: "Congresswoman, are Democrats putting country first by not pursuing impeachment?"
CNN, MSNBC Downplay Michael Avenatti’s Domestic Violence Arrest
November 14th, 2018 9:15 PM
At 5:45 p.m. Eastern Time Wednesday, TMZ first broke the news that Democratic lawyer and 2020 presidential hopeful Michael Avenatti was arrested by Los Angeles police on domestic violence charges. Despite the fact that Avenatti granted them over 200 combined appearances on their networks, both CNN and MSNBC downplayed the charges. MSNBC brushed over it while CNN spent part of the time correcting…
Melber: Trump 'Falsely' Says Dems Give Illegals Vote—But It's True
November 1st, 2018 8:47 PM
On his MSNBC show, Ari Melber claims that President Trump is "falsely claiming Democrats would give undocumented immigrants the right to vote." Ari, dude, it has already happened! As the Los Angeles Times has reported: "Noncitizens, including those without legal status, will be allowed to vote" in San Franciso school board elections.