PolitiFact POUNCED on TV Talk Fighting Back on Water Bottles at Polls
March 30th, 2021 11:09 AM
PolitiFact “pounced” on former McConnell chief of staff Josh Holmes for his defense of the new Georgia election-integrity law on Fox News Sunday. They've been very aggressive in defending the left's "voting rights" talking points and attacking "restrictive" Republican proposals, and they ruled Holmes was "Mostly False."
Cal Thomas: Trouble with Biden’s VP choices
August 7th, 2020 3:16 PM
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden appears to have painted himself into a corner with his promise to select a woman — and apparently from the candidates on his short list, an African-American woman — to be his running mate. While it is just the latest example of his party's tribalism in which externals such as race and gender are preferred over actual ideas, in the end it will make no…
Mitchell: GOP Would 'Sully' Susan Rice with 'False Flags'
August 4th, 2020 10:25 PM
On her eponymous afternoon program, MSNBC host Andrea Mitchell fretted on Monday that Republicans would "try to sully" former Obama administration official Susan Rice over the Benghazi scandal and the Mike Flynn investigation as she covered for her by declaring that it would be a "complete false flag" to hit her over those issues. She also only vaguely touched on the controversy around…
Flashback: Did Chris Wallace REALLY Push Biden Hard? And What Next?
July 20th, 2020 9:35 PM
While liberal journalists were happy with Chris Wallace pushing hard questions on President Trump on Fox News Sunday, there was no cheerleading section when Wallace did a little fact-checking with Joe Biden on his March 1 program.
Fox's Chris Wallace Asks: Why the Double Standard on COVID & Protests?
June 22nd, 2020 6:37 AM
Here's a dramatic difference in network Sunday shows. Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace asked Biden spokesperson Symone Sanders why there's a double-standard, that mass street protests against the police aren't "super spreader" events. She denied there was a double standard!
Williams: Citizenship Question Designed to 'Make America White Again'
July 15th, 2019 2:15 PM
A discussion about the citizenship question quickly got heated on Sunday’s edition of Fox News Sunday. While most of the panel seemed to agree that the presence of a citizenship question on the 2020 census was not unreasonable, Juan Williams, columnist for The Hill and liberal co-host of The Five, disagreed with their analysis. Williams made the argument that racial animus motivated the…
FNC's Williams Praises H.W. Bush for Severing Ties With the NRA
December 3rd, 2018 3:06 PM
During Sunday’s edition of Fox News Sunday, host Chris Wallace reported from the Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California; where he and his panel reflected on the life of Former President George H.W. Bush. Liberal panelist Juan Williams used the opportunity to praise the late former President and contrast him favorably against President Trump; not an uncommon occurrence over…
FNC's Wallace Points Out WashPost's Headline Double Standard
October 29th, 2018 4:44 PM
During Sunday’s Fox News Sunday, host Chris Wallace contrasted front-page headlines from The Washington Post the day after Republican Congressman Steve Scalise was shot at an Alexandria, VA baseball field by a Bernie Sanders supporter with The Post's headline following the capture of mail bomb mastermind and Trump supporter Cesar Sayoc. Not surprisingly, The…
FNC Mildly Presses NARAL Prez on Whether Most Support Abortion
July 8th, 2018 4:04 PM
On Fox News Sunday, substitute host Dana Perino did something that the more liberal journalists never do as she confronted NARAL president Ilyse Hogue with poll numbers suggesting that most Americans support significant restrictions on abortion in spite of surveys that find most voice support for Roe v. Wade.
ABC, NBC Ignore Conservative Criticisms of Adding Billions to Deficit
February 12th, 2018 2:20 PM
ABC and NBC couldn’t find time on their February 11 Sunday political shows to mention conservative criticism of a budget deal that adds roughly $300 billion to the deficit, bringing the deficit total to over a trillion dollars. Conservative lawmakers have expressed concern that this deal goes against a fiscally conservative platform that the President and many in Congress campaigned on.
Gainor: Media Treat Clinton Uranium Scandal ‘Like It’s Radioactive’
October 23rd, 2017 5:24 PM
The media want to ignore Hillary Clinton and the Russian uranium deal because “it defies what they want to talk about,” according to MRC’s Vice President for Business and Culture Dan Gainor.
On Sunday, NBC Highlights DNC Litmus Test Against Pro-Life Democrats
April 25th, 2017 11:15 AM
Of this past Sunday's political talk shows, NBC's Meet the Press went the furthest in informing viewers of Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez's recent statement against Democrats who hold pro-life views as host Chuck Todd brought up the issue with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and even raised the matter again during the show's regular panel segment. CNN…
Williams Links Trump and 'White Nationalists' to Chicago Torture
January 9th, 2017 1:15 PM
During the panel discussion on the January 8 episode of Fox News Sunday, Juan Williams claimed that last week's torture of a mentally handicapped white man by four black adults "stirs up racial tensions already hot from the campaign rhetoric of Donald Trump," and that "white nationalists" would see this as an excuse to "legitimize acts of white racism." After the…
Wallace Zaps the AP's Pace Over Trump Financial Transparency Comments
December 11th, 2016 9:34 PM
At the end of the panel discussion on the most recent Fox News Sunday, host Chris Wallace asked the Associated Press's Julie Pace how big of a deal she thought President-Elect Donald Trump's "transparency" in moving away from direct involvement in his business interests would be.
Her answer came across to me as self-important, given that she basically said that the she and the…