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Revolving Door Revolves Again: MSNBC's Karen Finney to Clinton Team

April 6th, 2015 3:36 PM
According to CNN, MSNBC regular Karen Finney will be joining the yet-to-be-announced Hillary Clinton presidential campaign as a communications adviser and spokesperson. In 2012, the liberal Finney bitterly connected Rush Limbaugh to the death of Trayvon Martin: "Rush Limbaugh calls a presidential candidate, Senator Barack Obama, a magic negro...In the case of Trayvon, those festering…

MSNBC Panel Uses Santa Barbara Shooting to Bash NRA, Push 'War on Wome

May 27th, 2014 6:25 PM
Elliot Rodger's spree shooting this weekend has given MSNBC an opening to flog two of its favorite pet causes – restricting gun rights and waging combat against the so-called war on women. Weekend anchors Alex Witt and Melissa Harris-Perry, to their credit, downplayed those two issues while discussing the tragedy on their respective Sunday shows. But it was former DNC spokeswoman…

On MSNBC, Ex-NYTimes Writer Bob Herbert Slams GOP As 'Hostile to the I

May 11th, 2014 3:39 PM
Appearing as a guest on the Saturday edition of Disrupt with Karen Finney on MSNBC, former NBC News man and New York Times columnist Bob Herbert asserted that Republicans are "hostile to the interests of African-Americans" and suggested that Kentucky Senator Rand Paul would not have a problem with a hotel or restaurant barring black customers from entering. Herbert's comments…

MSNBC's Finney Sees Race-Neutral Admissions As 'Trampling on the Right

April 26th, 2014 9:30 PM
On the Saturday, April 26, Disrupt show, MSNBC host Karen Finney divulged her counterintuitive view that a race-neutral policy on college admissions would constitute "trampling on the rights of the minority" as she fretted over what she called a "disturbing" Supreme Court ruling that allows states to ban the use of race as a factor in admissions. [See video below.]

MSNBC's Alter Predicts Obama to 'Rule Against the Pipeline After the E

April 20th, 2014 11:37 PM
Appearing as a panel member on the Sunday, April 20, Disrupt with Karen Finney, MSNBC political analyst Jonathan Alter -- formerly of Newsweek -- asserted that President Obama's move to delay a final decision on the Keystone Pipeline "strongly increases the likelihood that he will rule against the pipeline after the election." He recounted a history of Democratic presidents…

MSNBC Panel Slams GOP Governors Where ObamaCare 'Isn't Going Very Well

April 19th, 2014 11:37 PM
On the Saturday, April 19, Disrupt, as MSNBC's Karen Finney hosted a discussion of ObamaCare noting that President Obama has started encouraging Democrats to brag about the program, guest Dana Milbank of the Washington Post blamed Republican governors for hurting Democratic Senators in red states as he charged that in some states "ObamaCare isn't going very well because of those…

MSNBC's Alter-nate Reality: Network Contributor Dishonestly Claims The

January 14th, 2014 4:48 PM
We at NewsBusters have demonstrated over the years that the liberal media are all too eager to flog Republican scandals to death while ignoring or downplaying Democratic scandals. MSNBC contributor Jonathan Alter provided a case study of that bias during an appearance on Sunday’s episode of Disrupt with Karen Finney. While discussing Chris Christie’s bridge controversy, Alter…

MSNBC's Karen Finney Dismisses Fears About Documented ObamaCare Securi

January 7th, 2014 5:50 PM
Healthcare.gov may be riddled with security flaws, but MSNBC’s Karen Finney doesn’t want to let that tarnish the liberal dream that is ObamaCare. On Sunday’s Disrupt with Karen Finney, the host mocked House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s recently revealed memo detailing the House GOP’s goals for the beginning of this year. Noting that ObamaCare website security…

MSNBC: North Carolina Is Lab Where GOP Has ‘Perfected Its Frankenste

August 22nd, 2013 5:55 PM
Former DNC press secretary Karen Finney continues to use her MSNBC show to brazenly fly her partisan flag. On Sunday’s Disrupt with Karen Finney, the half-black host slammed North Carolina as a state that showcases the Republican “agenda on steroids.” One of her guests went further, dubbing North Carolina “the laboratory where the GOP has perfected its Frankenstein…

Hypocritical Ex-DNCer Karen Finney Blasts Priebus Over Debates; In

August 13th, 2013 2:17 PM
It’s hardly surprising that MSNBC host and former DNC communications director Karen Finney took issue with Reince Priebus’ campaign against the liberal media on Saturday’s Disrupt. Finney mocked “Reince’s rage” and suggested that the Republican National Committee (RNC) chairman is “full of you know what.” What is surprising is that Finney…

MSNBC's Finney Denounces GOP 'Scare Tactics' on ObamaCare, Uses Scare

August 12th, 2013 4:19 PM
MSNBC host Karen Finney denounced Republican “scare tactics” over ObamaCare on Saturday’s Disrupt – and then employed liberal scare tactics to stress the benefits of ObamaCare. Finney further warned that the GOP wants to “[take] something away from people” in their repeal efforts, rattling off a long list of benefits that Americans would lose if ObamaCare was…

MSNBC's Wagner, Finney Gang Up on GOP Congressman: ObamaCare is About

August 8th, 2013 3:54 PM

For a perfect illustration of why few conservatives wish to subject themselves to MSNBC, look no further than Rep. Tom Cole’s experience on the network’s Now with Alex Wagner. The Oklahoma Republican went into the lion’s den on Thursday’s Now, where the conversation was anything but fair and balanced – and certainly less than cordial. Wagner and weekend host Karen Finney used the opportunity…

MSNBC's Melber, Reyes Conflate Steve King's Comments with Entire GOP o

July 30th, 2013 3:44 PM
MSNBC’s Disrupt only seems capable of “disrupting” conservative voices, even absent host and former DNCer Karen Finney. Guest hosting for Finney, Ari Melber teamed up with NBC Latino contributor Raul Reyes to try and shut down former Republican strategist Robert Traynham on immigration reform, insisting that Rep. Steve King’s (R-Iowa) reprehensible comments on…

MSNBC's Finney Brings ObamaCare Rebate On Air, Gushes: 'I Got a Check

July 23rd, 2013 1:54 PM
MSNBC’s newest weekend host is also a former communications director for the Democratic National Committee (DNC). Sometimes, though, it’s hard to tell if Karen Finney ever left the DNC. Finney spent several minutes touting the benefits of ObamaCare on Sunday’s Disrupt, excitedly holding up a rebate she received from her health insurance provider, gushing: “I got a…