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Tapper Throws a Fit, Implies Jordan Is Dishonorable, Bad for America

July 29th, 2020 12:49 AM

For his many years of admirable, fair journalism, CNN host Jake Tapper has taken a turn in the last few years from a fair, laudable newsman calling out all sides to an anti-Trump pundit armed with emotion-filled, sophomoric commentaries and snarky chyrons. Such was the case on Tuesday’s The Lead when he condescendingly accused Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH) of being not only…

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After Andrew Cuomo Bashed Him on CNN, Tapper Goes Silent

July 17th, 2020 3:30 PM

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) joined Thursday's 3:00 p.m. Eastern hour of CNN Newsroom and host Kate Bolduan to discuss his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and attack Jake Tapper for criticism Wednesday of his victory lap and related poster. After Cuomo accused Tapper of not knowing what he was talking about, Tapper seemed to acquiesce and…

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Repulsive Liberal Media Spin Trump's Hope Speech into Hate Speech

July 6th, 2020 10:37 PM

On Friday night, President Trump began the Fourth of July weekend with a 42-minute speech celebrating American history, our Founding documents, and patriotism at Mount Rushmore. Naturally, CNN and MSNBC chose to declare it “a culture war bonfire,” “a love letter to white supremacy,” “divisive,” and laden with “racist dog whistles.” MRC analysts examined CNN and MSNBC’s Friday and Saturday…

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CNN Reporter Bashes Mount Rushmore as 'Monument of Two Slave Owners'

July 3rd, 2020 9:37 PM

On Friday, conservative Twitter "pounced" on CNN reporter Leyla Santiago as she told Jake Tapper that Trump will speak at Mount Rushmore, where he'll stand "in front of a monument of two slave owners, and on land wrestled away from Native Americans."

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WH Press Beclown Themselves: Close Seating Put Our Lives in ‘Jeopardy’

June 5th, 2020 5:41 PM

The White House press corps (and like-minded individuals) made a fool out of themselves on Friday, flipping out over how their lives were “put in jeopardy” by being seated closer than six feet apart for President Trump’s Rose Garden remarks while, on the other hand, eagerly promoting massive, nationwide protests for Black Lives Matter.

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Tapper Trashes Trump for Downplaying Virus, But CNN Did It Too

March 26th, 2020 2:52 PM
On Wednesday afternoon’s The Lead on CNN, host Jake Tapper trashed President Trump for “downplaying” the coronavirus’s infection rate, one month ago, before it had spread rapidly in the country. Despite the media doing the very same thing, Tapper suggested that the president alone was responsible for projecting a “false sense of security” and causing people to…
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CNN's Tapper Claims Limbaugh 'Bigotry' Against Minorities, Women

February 15th, 2020 6:24 AM
For much of Thursday, a number of CNN hosts fretted over conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh musing about the possibility that some Democrats are afraid that gay presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg would be a weak general election candidate against a more masculine President Donald Trump. Host Jake Tapper accused Limbaugh of having a long record of "bigotry" against minorities…
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'Double Jeopardy Does Not Apply': CNN Looks for More Impeach Charges

February 5th, 2020 6:10 PM
Moments after the Senate acquitted President Trump of the impeachment charges against him, CNN’s The Lead looked to the future and to House Democrats who were zealously trying to drum up more impeachment charges. “Double jeopardy does not apply in politics,” chief national correspondent John King proclaimed to the rest of the panel, clearly looking for Trump to be retried on the…
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CNN Touts Climate Alarmists Blaming Skeptics for Wildfires

January 14th, 2020 3:10 PM
On Friday's The Lead on CNN, host Jake Tapper ran a report by correspondent Will Ripley which promoted the alarmist view that global warming is to blame for the unusually bad wildfire season in Australia, and that skeptics deserve scorn for undermining the alarmists who are trying to cut carbon dioxide levels. More conservative-minded scientists who argue that the intensity of the wildfires…
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#YearInReview: Here’s the Ten Most-Read NewsBusters Blogs of 2019

December 31st, 2019 10:00 AM
2019 was another year of smashing success for the NewsBusters team as we had umpteen media stories to cover throughout the year, whether it was the Jussie Smollett debacle, the Mueller Report, impeachment, 2020 debates, and more online censorship. While it may seem repetitive, NewsBusters would be nowhere near what its become since its inception in 2005 without the support of beloved readers (and…
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CNN Panel Calls Out Double Standard in Attention to Anti-Semitism

December 30th, 2019 11:04 PM
CNN’s Jake Tapper doesn’t often shy away from calling attention to anti-Semitism, even when it comes from those on his side of the political spectrum. He called out the systemic anti-Semitism at the United Nations and broke through the media blackout when the rest refused to cover the Louis Farrakhan controversy. Monday became another one of those instances when he invited New York…
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CNN Analyst Keith Boykin Drops KKK-Bomb on GOP Hearing-Room Surge

October 24th, 2019 11:28 PM
Just a day after CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin shamed Democrats for using lynching metaphors in politics, CNN commentator Keith Boykin leapt right back into the sleaze on The Lead with Jake Tapper on Thursday, comparing Republicans surging into a House impeachment hearing to a Ku Klux Klan lynching party. “This looked like a Klan group assembled outside a jail trying to get the sheriff to let…

CNN Buries Kooky, Poorly-Rated LGBTQ Town Hall with 2020 Democrats

October 11th, 2019 9:45 PM
Despite the fact that the Jeffrey Zucker-led CNN has created a cottage industry out of town halls involving presidential candidates and/or their liberal causes, CNN showed very little interest in recapping their four-and-a-half-hour, horrendously-rated Thursday night LGBTQ town hall with nine 2020 Democratic presidential candidates. Between midnight and 7:30 p.m. Eastern Friday (so 21 and a…
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Nets Skip Whistleblower’s Dem Affiliation, CNN Claims ‘Nothingburger'

October 3rd, 2019 9:00 PM
On Thursday’s The Lead, CNN host Jake Tapper had some “breaking news” to share that he didn’t seem to think was too important: “A source familiar with the investigation prompted by the whistleblower tells me....the whistleblower is a registered Democrat.” Despite this revelation about the political bias of the so-called “whistleblower” (whose…