A Brief History of the Media’s Never-Ending Demand for Higher Taxes

October 23rd, 2017 8:40 AM
On Friday, the Treasury Department reported that the federal government took in a record $3.315 trillion in revenue during the just-completed 2017 fiscal year. None of the broadcast networks bothered to mention the Treasury on any of their Friday evening or weekend broadcasts. Yet even as revenues have grown at an average of 14 percent annually since 1980, liberal journalists have spent that…

WaPo’s Colby King Predicts Paul Ryan Will Be Elected President in

December 21st, 2013 2:12 PM
On the final installment of PBS’s Inside Washington Friday, host Gordon Peterson asked his panelists who they thought would be elected president in 2016. Rather surprisingly, the Washington Post’s Colby King said, “Paul Ryan because the Democratic nominee will never be able to replicate what Barack Obama has done, never bring out that base” (video follows with…

Krauthammer to Inside Washington Host: I Stand By Every Time I Savagel

December 21st, 2013 1:41 PM
Sadly, an era came to an end Friday when after 25 years on the air, PBS broadcast the final installment of the marvelous Inside Washington. To honor the event, syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer deliciously told host Gordon Peterson, “[A]ll those times that I savagely attacked you for bias and twisting the news, I stand by every single one of them” (video follows with…

Krauthammer Tells PBS Viewers ‘Try Fox’ to Hear What You Won’t O

December 14th, 2013 4:17 PM
Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer clearly was unhappy with the liberal topics being discussed on PBS’s Inside Washington Friday. At one point, he looked into the camera after mentioning the new deadline changes to ObamaCare announced this week and said, “You won’t hear about this on this show, so try Fox” (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Krauthammer: ‘The Pope Is a Democrat – He Ought to Run For Preside

November 30th, 2013 12:03 PM
In his first major publication, Pope Francis last week came down on capitalism and income inequality to the predictable applause of the mainstream media. This led syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer to joke on PBS’s Inside Washington Friday, “The Pope is a Democrat. He ought to run for the presidency” (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Mark Shields: If ObamaCare Crashes ‘Republicans Could Run a Laundry

November 16th, 2013 4:41 PM
On PBS’s Inside Washington Friday, the perilously liberal Mark Shields said of ObamaCare, “You can forget 2016 if this thing craters and crashes, the Republicans could run a laundry ticket in 2016 and win.” Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer marvelously responded, “I’m going to recommend to my colleagues on the right that we do exactly that. 2016 we’…

PBS’s ‘Inside Washington’: Single-Payer System Solves ObamaCare

October 26th, 2013 6:01 PM
Even before the disastrous ObamaCare launch, many conservative pundits have said the so-called “Affordable Care Act” was the first step toward a single-payer, universal healthcare system in America. On PBS’s Inside Washington Friday, syndicated columnist Mark Shields and Politico’s Evan Thomas both advanced single-payer as the solution to all that ails us with host…

‘Inside Washington’ Ends Program Calling Ted Cruz a Joe McCarthy-L

October 19th, 2013 2:36 PM
This wasn’t the first time liberal media members likened Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tx.) to Joe McCarthy or called him a demagogue. But it didn't seem appropriate for PBS’s Inside Washington to end its program Friday on such a defamatory and arguably false note regarding a sitting senator (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Nina Totenberg: ‘Nancy Pelosi Is the Most Effective Congressional Le

October 19th, 2013 1:39 PM
Now THIS is some SERIOUSLY funny stuff. On PBS’s Inside Washington Friday, NPR’s Nina Totenberg actually called House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) “the most effective Congressional leader probably in 30 years” (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Margaret Carlson: Young People Who Don’t Want to Buy Health Insuranc

October 5th, 2013 3:36 PM
This is really rich. Bloomberg’s Margaret Carlson on PBS’s Inside Washington Friday called young people that don’t want to buy health insurance “deadbeats” (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Krauthammer Scolds Shields and Totenberg for ‘Spinning From the Whit

September 14th, 2013 12:52 PM
On Inside Washington Friday, PBS’s Mark Shields and NPR’s Nina Totenberg predictably echoed the Administration’s claims that its threats of force in Syria led Russian President Vladimir Putin to broker a chemical weapons deal. Fortunately for viewers, syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer was present to scold his fellow panelists for “spinning from the White House…

WaPo’s King: Congressional Defeat on Syria ‘Would Diminish Obama

September 7th, 2013 12:59 PM
The panic amongst Obama-loving media members over the possibility that Congress won’t support the President’s planned attack on Syria is becoming palpable. On PBS’s Inside Washington Friday, the Washington Post’s Colby King said, “A defeat of this magnitude would diminish his presidency” (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Margaret Carlson: ‘We’ve Gone From Martin Luther King to Al Sharpt

August 24th, 2013 11:51 AM
Stop the presses! Stop the presses! A liberal media member actually said something negative about Al Sharpton. Appearing on PBS’s Inside Washington, Bloomberg News’s Margaret Carlson said Friday, “We’ve gone from Martin Luther King to the Reverend Al Sharpton, and as a leader, as he is trying to be this weekend, it’s very dispiriting” (video follows with…

On PBS, Glenn Thrush Says GOP Objection to Hillary Documentary Is ‘N

August 15th, 2013 12:12 PM
Politico’s Glenn Thrush attacked RNC chairman Reince Priebus last Friday for Priebus’s threat to withhold 2016 GOP primary debates from NBC and CNN. Priebus was upset because NBC and CNN are planning to run a miniseries and a documentary, respectively, about presumed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Appearing on PBS’s Inside Washington, Thrush dismissed…