PBS Hands 'Meathead' Megaphone to Bash Trump-Loving Christians in Doc

February 3rd, 2024 2:02 PM

Christiane Amanpour was eager to promote on her eponymous PBS program new documentary, “God & Country,” on the supposed threat posed by “Christian nationalism in America,” produced by actor, director, and veteran liberal alarmist Rob Reiner. Amanpour underlined that "Christian nationalism" inspired the January 6 riot "as the mob inside claimed to be defending Christian supremacy in America…

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PBS Tries to Mansplain ‘Barbie’ Oscar Sexism to WashPost Movie Critic

January 27th, 2024 10:39 PM

PBS’s arts and culture reporter Jeffrey Brown performed the trick of making the Washington Post’s liberal movie critic Ann Hornaday sound objective and reasonable, on Wednesday evening’s edition of the NewsHour, in a segment on the Oscar nominations that appeared online under the heading, “Oscar nominations spark controversy with snubs of Barbie’s Margot Robbie, Greta Gerwig…

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Amanpour Touts 'Barbie' as 'Subversively, Seriously Feminist' on PBS

January 18th, 2024 10:29 AM

On the PBS show Amanpour & Co., host Christiane Amanpour celebrated Latino actress America Ferrera and her monologue in the Barbie movie. Ferrera said  "it's the Barbie movie that no one asked for. That no one thought we needed, you know." Amanpour shot back: "And kind of subversively, seriously feminist."

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MSNBC: Elected Trump Will Be 'Guy With Machine Gun Spraying Everyone'

January 11th, 2024 9:14 AM

On Nicolle Wallace's MSNBC show, Harry Litman, a former Bill Clinton appointee as a US Attorney, tells substitute host Alicia Menendez that Donald Trump, if elected in 2024, "There's no one he won't target out of a sense of revenge. Think of a guy with a machine gun, spraying everyone."

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Morning Joe Endorses Nikki Haley as the 'Adult in the Room' at Debate

September 28th, 2023 11:24 AM

The Morning Joe panel unanimously calls Nikki Haley the winner of the second Republican presidential primary debate.  They award her the line of the night for, paraphrasing a line from the Billy Madison movie, she tells Vivek Ramaswamy, "every time I hear you, I feel a little bit dumber for what you say."

Trump’s Rosebud: New Documentary Draws a Comparison

September 9th, 2023 5:41 PM

Discerning observers of the current political scene who are familiar with the culture and sensibilities of early 20th Century America understand something the millennials cannot. We have seen this move before. Before Bill Clinton coarsened American culture with his womanizing, Donald Trump would likely not have survived his own self-inflicted his wounds, according to political…

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Scarborough: 'I Bend Over Backward Too Hard' To Understand Other Views

August 4th, 2023 5:25 PM

On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough claims, "politically, I'm too pragmatic. I bend over backwards too hard to understand too many people's views."

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Scarborough Apologizes for Saying He Doesn't Care If Hunter Jailed

August 3rd, 2023 11:05 AM

So who got to Joe Scarborough? His wife Mika Brzezinski? His bosses at MSNBC, including head honcho Rashida Jones? Could it have been Jen Psaki, Biden’s former spox, now Scarborough's MSNBC colleague, letting Joe know he crossed a line? Or was it a call from the White House, rapping Joe’s knuckles? Or did the MSNBC suits themselves perhaps send Joe that iconic horsehead-in-the-bed clip from…

NYT, NPR Bash Popular 'Sound of Freedom' Film on Child-Trafficking

July 21st, 2023 10:18 PM

The New York Times’ initial review of Sound of Freedom, a thriller based on child-trafficking-buster Tim Ballard, was negative but nonpolitical. But now that Trump has spoken up, the Times has jumped back into the media-manufactured controversy, as did taxpayer-supported National Public Radio. The Times and NPR unearthed “experts” to offer petulant…

PBS Film Fest Runs With Abortion, LGBTQ,'White Supremacist Patriarchy'

July 17th, 2023 11:02 AM

Publicly funded PBS sponsors a sort of film festival of short films, gathered from their public media partners and PBS member stations nationwide. The festival had an theatrical premier in Manhattan in July before switching to digital streaming. This year there are 25 entries, mostly documentaries, none of which sound like the next coming of Quentin Tarantino. Painful leftist earnestness…

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MS-DNC Pundits Compete to Smear Casey DeSantis: 'America's Karen'

July 8th, 2023 6:58 PM

Guests on Jonathan Capehart's MSNBC show compete to see who can make the ugliest slur of Casey DeSantis, wife of Ron. Former Republican David Jolly calls her "America's Karen," and Lincoln Project member Tara Setmayer calls her "a Serena Waterford wannabe," a reference to the character from The Handmaid's Tale who has been described as "the cruel, fanatically religious wife of Fred Waterford,…

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Morning Joe: Trump's a Pathological, Weird, Criminal Hoarder

June 16th, 2023 4:31 PM

Trying to explain why Donald Trump held onto classified documents after leaving the presidency, Morning Joe describes him as a pathological, weird, bizarre, criminal hoarder, similar to John Nash, the schizophrenic mathematician who was the subject of the movie, A Beautiful Mind.

NPR on Film: Loves Eco-Terror, Hates Capitalism, ‘Transphobic' Rowling

April 15th, 2023 10:31 PM

National Public Radio’s ideological bias extends to its movie reviews. Fresh Air’s “critic-at-large” John Powers praised a new movie about a band of eco-terrorists fighting the energy industry: "How to Blow Up a Pipeline" review: Contrast that with the ideological contempt NPR critic Aisha Harris displayed toward a feel-good movie about how the famous “Air Jordan” sneakers…

PBS Never Satisfied: ‘Oscars So Male’ and Other Academy Award Gripes

March 14th, 2023 5:02 PM

Media activists who obsess over “representation” in Hollywood (think the #OscarsSoWhite hash-tag on Twitter), will never be satisfied as long as there are ways to slice the racial-gender figures of directors, actors, award nominees, and box-office results so that liberals will come away disappointed in the alleged lack of “representation” at the movies. The Oscars are a prime season to air…