Editor: 'Nothing Says Let's Go Kill Some Muslims Like Country Music'

March 26th, 2015 1:23 PM
Yet again, MSNBC had to issue an on-air apology, after one of its left-wing guests on Wednesday made an outrageous statement. On Now With Alex Wagner,'s senior editor Jamilah Lemieux responded to Senator Ted Cruz's statement about listening to country music after 9/11 by snarking, "Nothing says, let's go kill some Muslims like country music....I mean, really? That's absurd."

MSNBC’s Alex Wagner Compares Netanyahu to ‘Scooby Doo’ Villain

March 19th, 2015 8:41 AM
On Wednesday, MSNBC host Alex Wagner continued the “Lean Forward” network’s tradition of vilifying Israeli Benjamin Netanyahu by comparing him to a “Scooby Doo” villain who has just pulled off his mask “revealing himself to be who he is actually.” 

Lawrence O'Donnell Slams Hillary on Email Scandal

March 5th, 2015 10:48 PM
Ah! The nudge to remove Hillary Clinton from the stage. Some get it. Some don't. Among those who don't get it is Alex Wagner who lacks the subtlety to see that the exit of Hillary could very probably mean the entrance of the "progressive" heroine, Elizabeth Warren. Lawrence O'Donnell gets it which is probably why he was very critical of Hillary's email situation.

MSNBC's Wagner Thinks Bacon-serving Carnegie Deli Is Kosher?!

February 2nd, 2015 6:29 PM
Attempting to show former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) as a religious illiterate who doesn't understand Judaism, MSNBC host Alex Wagner this afternoon seems to have betrayed her lack of understanding about kosher dietary restrictions and what makes a kosher deli a kosher deli.

MSNBC Guest Uses Blizzard to Complain about the GOP and 'Big Oil'

January 26th, 2015 7:43 PM
During her MSNBC show Now on Monday, Alex Wagner had on guest Jeffrey Sachs of Columbia University’s Earth Institute, who took advantage of the blizzard set to strike New York City and New England to invoke climate change and blame the “big oil industry” and Republicans for “voting down science” in a Senate vote last week. Not to be outdone, Wagner took her own swipe at those who don’t subscribe…

MSNBC Guest on Jindal: 'Trying To Scrub the Brown Off of His Skin'

January 20th, 2015 1:29 PM
Arsalan Iftikhar made a bigoted attack on Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal on Monday's Now with Alex Wagner on MSNBC. Iftikhar asserted that the minority Republican politician was trying to make himself more white by hyping "no-go zones" in Europe: "He might be trying to scrub some of the brown off of his skin as he runs to the right – you know, in a Republican presidential exploratory bid."

MSNBC Guest Equates Jerry Falwell Suing Hustler to Paris Attack

January 7th, 2015 7:27 PM
On Wednesday's Now With Alex Wagner on MSNBC, Eric Bates raised the specter of censorship by Christian conservatives during a panel discussion on the past Muslim backlash against Charlie Hebdo magazine – the target of an Islamic terrorist attack in Paris earlier in the day. Bates, a former executive editor for Rolling Stone magazine, cited Jerry Falwell's lawsuit against porn magazine Hustler in…

MSNBC's Dyson Accuses Bill Cosby of 'Raping' Entire Black Community

December 16th, 2014 8:33 PM
The number of Bill Cosby's alleged victims just rose exponentially, at least in the eyes of MSNBC ever-hyperbolic contributor Michael Eric Dyson. Dyson, who teaches the decidedly soft science of sociology at Georgetown when he's not huffing and puffing on cable TV, appeared on NOW with Alex Wagner this afternoon to opine on Cosby's wife and daughter coming to his defense, along with Cosby asking…

MSNBC's Dyson: We Must Retrain 'White Brains,' 'White Souls' on Race

December 5th, 2014 5:31 PM
While discussing racial problems in the U.S. as a guest on Thursday's edition of Now with Alex Wagner on MSNBC, Michael Eric Dyson stated that “saying black and brown lives matter makes a big difference because when that language gets repeated by white tongues, white brains can follow suit, and white souls can at least be trained in a different way.” “That's a really good point,” Wagner said…

Former RNC Chair: 'A Black Man's Life Is Not Worth a Ham Sandwich'

December 4th, 2014 8:24 PM
With the past weeks' lack of grand jury indictments regarding police officers who killed African-Americans in Ferguson, Mo., and New York City, it was only a matter of time before someone dredged up the old cliché that “a good prosecutor could indict a ham sandwich.” It finally happened during the Thursday edition of MSNBC's Now with Alex Wagner, when Michael Steele, a black former chairman of…

MSNBC's Wagner: Obama No Dictator . . . Compared to Kim Jong Un

December 4th, 2014 7:10 PM
Talk about the soft bigotry of low expectations: Alex Wagner has made the case that Barack Obama is no kind of emperor or dictator . . . compared to Kim Jong Un, the brutal ruler of perhaps the world's worst regime, North Korea. Wagner was riffing off the news that Kim has banned North Korean parents from naming their children Jong Un and ordered those already bearing the name to change it.  …

Barro on Health Insurance: People Can't Be Trusted, We Need Gruber

November 19th, 2014 5:41 PM
Some liberals like to pass Josh Barro off as a conservative, but not long ago the New York Times correspondent debunked that notion himself, tweeting that he was most easily understood as a "moderate." But after his appearance on MSNBC today, another term might more aptly apply: elitist liberal.   Speaking with Alex Wagner, Barro crammed a carload of condescension into thirty seconds. Barro…

MSNBC Equates 'Hardline' Cardinal's Demotion With Sex Abuser's Penalty

November 11th, 2014 5:37 PM
Alex Wagner was noticeably gleeful on her MSNBC program on Monday about Pope Francis reassigning Cardinal Raymond Burke from a prominent role at the Vatican to patron of the Knights of Malta. Wagner hyped this move as "a strong message to arch-conservatives in the Catholic Church – reform or be removed." The left-wing host later underlined that the pontiff "demoted hardline U.S. Cardinal Raymond…

Wagner: Racial Fear Tactics OK If That's What It Takes for Dems to Win

October 30th, 2014 5:26 PM
Could this be the most cynical statement of the campaign season?  The woman whose recent wedding President Obama attended is okay with stoking the racial fears of black Americans—if that's what it takes to drive them to the polls and secure Dem victories. Alex Wagner devoted a segment of her MSNBC show today to the naked appeals to the racial fears of black Americans that Democrats are making in…