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CNN, Fox News TORCH Jen Psaki on Biden Delegitimizing 2022 Midterms

January 20th, 2022 8:27 PM

In addition to making headlines by giving Russia the green light for a “minor incursion” into Ukraine during a press conference on Wednesday, President Biden dropped jaws when he declared the 2022 midterms would be illegitimate if the Senate didn’t pass the federal takeover of elections. And it was a declaration that raised serious concerns on both sides of the aisle as White House Press…

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Priorities: CNN Spends Almost 3x More on January 6 Than Inflation News

January 13th, 2022 2:30 PM

On Wednesday afternoon, the House Select Committee on January 6 requested cooperation from House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA). Naturally, CNN returned January 6 to its prime position as, from 3:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Eastern, the Jeff Zucker-led network spent 97 minutes obsessing over what it (and other developments) meant for the probe. In contrast to the 97 minutes and 19 seconds on…

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CNN, Tapper Finally Discover 'Misleading' COVID Hospitalization Number

January 10th, 2022 5:43 PM

For nearly two years, conservatives and Republicans were vilified as conspiracy theorists for raising questions about COVID hospitalization numbers when it came to who was there because of COVID and who just happened to be infected. On Monday, CNN and anchor Jake Tapper finally arrived at the scene to ask the obvious questions after CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky admitted to Fox News that…

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Nets Hide Liberal Justice Sotomayor Spreading COVID Misinformation

January 7th, 2022 8:46 PM

On Friday, the liberal broadcast networks and Spanish-language networks (Telemundo & Univision) weren’t interested in showing just how ignorant a liberal Supreme Court justice was when discussing COVID-19. During the Supreme Court’s oral arguments about the vaccine mandates, liberal Justice Sonia Sotomayor made multiple hyperbolic and false statements suggesting Omicron was as deadly as…

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Pedo Problem: Second CNN Producer With 'Potential Juvenile Victims'

December 30th, 2021 3:23 PM

CNN is ending 2021 the same way they spent most of it: in the gutter. Late Wednesday, news broke that yet another CNN producer was under “criminal investigation” for sexually preying on minors. This time it was the producer for Jake Tapper’s weekday show The Lead, Rick Saleeby.

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Tapper Calls Out Pelosi’s Opposition to Making Congress More Ethical

December 19th, 2021 1:50 PM

Subverting the expectations of some of his critics and going back to how he used to do things, CNN’s Jake Tapper spent over eight minutes on Thursday’s edition of The Lead going after Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for her opposition to measures that would make Congress more ethical and crackdown on insider trading. He even brought on the former director of the Office of Government…

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CNNer Blames White Privilege, 'Infantilization' for Not Guilty Verdict

November 19th, 2021 5:05 PM

While they didn’t spout off in the same unhinged manner as NBC and MSNBC, CNN was similarly displeased with the Kenosha jury finding Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty on all charges on Friday. They reluctantly admitted the defense had a solid argument for self-defense and the prosecution couldn’t breakthrough. But within the first 10 minutes of The Lead, CNN legal analyst Charles Coleman Jr…

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CNN, MSNBC Wrongly Claim GOP Redistricting Stomped on Texas Minorities

November 4th, 2021 10:17 AM

In the past two weeks, CNN and MSNBC have shown multiple double standards by peddling misinformation about Texas's congressional redistricting plan to accuse Republicans of cutting minority representation in the state while ignoring aggressive gerrymandering by Illinois Democrats. It was even wrongly suggested that Republicans would prevent any black members of Congress from being…

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CNN Scolds Manchin on Climate, Urges He Back Massive Spending

October 20th, 2021 5:18 PM

On Tuesday's The Lead with Jake Tapper on CNN, the show ran a report whining that West Virginia residents are hurt by climate change, but that, in spite of this, are opposed to enacting radical, draconian government environmental regulations. Of course, it all came back to complaining over the state's moderate Democratic Senator, Joe Manchin, also opposing such costly policies…

NewsBusters Podcast: Media Hang Tough on Afghanistan, But Can It Last?

September 1st, 2021 6:57 PM

With a torrent of news to discuss about the disastrous U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, weekday evening/Sunday morning analyst Nick “Night Train” Fondacaro and I had plenty to talk about on Wednesday’s episode of the NewsBusters podcast. We first dove into litany of liberal journalists that have provided admirable and stinging coverage holding the Biden administration to account on…

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Biden Went Back on ‘Pledge’: Tapper Grills WH on Abandoned Americans

August 31st, 2021 5:39 PM

The day after he pulled all U.S. troops out of Afghanistan, abandoning some 200 Americans in a terrorist safe haven, President Biden delivered an address to the nation where he literally shouted at the majority of Americans who knew he was responsible for the evacuation disaster. And CNN’s Jake Tapper wasn’t going to let the issue of Americans getting left behind stand during Tuesday’s edition…

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Tapper RIPS Biden’s Afghan Speech: 'Full of Finger-Pointing and Blame'

August 16th, 2021 5:26 PM

On Monday’s edition of The Lead, CNN’s Jake Tapper probably put it best when he said that President Biden had to be “forced” to make a public statement about his disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan, which left thousands of Americans and allies trapped in Kabul and scrambling for their lives. Immediately after Biden delivered his address and left without taking questions – to return…

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STUDY: MSNBC Ignores Buddy Michael Avenatti Being Sentenced to Jail

July 9th, 2021 12:06 AM

Liberal media darling and “creepy porn lawyer” Michael Avenatti was sentenced on Thursday afternoon to two and a half years in prison for attempting to extort Nike, ending the first of three trials in which Avenatti could spend much of his remaining years behind bars. But unfortunately, MSNBC refused to cover it on any of the nine shows since Judge Paul Gardephe handed down his sentence.

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CNN vs. CNN: Tapper Presses GOP Governor From Left on Abortion

June 8th, 2021 10:33 AM

On Sunday's State of the Union show. CNN host Jake Tapper fretted over a Mississippi law that tries to abolish abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy, bringing up the issue of the bill not allowing rape as an exception to the 15-week rule.