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MSNBC: Trump Fans 'Super-Spreaders,' BLM Protesters Very Courageous

June 21st, 2020 10:16 AM

On his MSNBC show, Ali Velshi referred to people attending President Trump's Tulsa rally as "super-spreaders." But shortly thereafter, Princeton professor Imani Perry hailed the "extraordinary courage" of protesters who throng the streets despite the virus. 


Joy Reid Doesn't Know History: Says the Racists All Became Republicans

June 9th, 2020 1:55 PM

During MSNBC's Tuesday coverage of George Floyd's funeral in Houston, Joy Reid joined Craig Melvin to talk about the history of race and racial progress in American history. According to Reid's version of history, Democrats who opposed the 1964 Civil Rights Act, became Republicans, implying that the GOP of today is a racist party.


CNN Brands President Trump a Hypocrite for Not Attending Church

May 25th, 2020 9:07 AM
A president can be an ardent defender of religious freedom without being overtly devout himself. But that didn't stop CNN from branding President Trump a hypocrite for having not attended church this weekend while having recently promoted the re-opening of houses of worship.

MSNBC: Trump Calling Churches Essential Could Violate 'Church/State'

May 23rd, 2020 2:41 PM
On his MSNBC show, Ali Velshi suggests that by deeming houses of worship "essential," thus qualifying them to reopen, President Trump could be in violation of "the separation of church and state."

Ali Velshi Uses Pandemic to Politicize Easter

April 11th, 2020 6:10 PM
Easter weekend is always a meaningful time of the year and it may mean even more for people this year as the COVID-19 pandemic forces us to confront our physical mortality. If you are MSNBC's Ali Velshi, however, this holy week means more than previous years' because it helps serve as a reminder that President Trump is bad at his job.

Senate Dems Upend Bill to Help Small Business, Todd Blames Both Sides

April 10th, 2020 3:32 PM
After another devastating day of job losses, Senate Republicans moved to provide $250 billion in relief for small business amidst stay-at-home orders. After Democrats blocked this proposal, Chuck Todd determined on MSNBC's Thursday special coverage of the pandemic that both sides are to blame.  

Velshi Wants to Push Climate Regulations Using Pandemic

March 22nd, 2020 5:06 PM
On Sunday's Velshi show, one day after MSNBC host Ali Velshi recommended using the coronavirus pandemic to push for more welfare programs in the U.S. to fix capitalism, he devoted a segment to talking up the possibility of also using the deadly pandemic to pressure the airline and fossil fuel industries to adhere to more regulations to effect climate change.

Sanders Berates Manu Raju; ‘I’m Dealing with a F****** Global Crisis’

March 19th, 2020 12:10 AM
Wednesday night saw crickets on screeches about how democracy died a little and that press freedoms in America were under attack when, hours earlier, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and socialist Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) didn’t just swat down questions about his campaign from CNN’s Manu Raju and another reporter, but he berated them with a use of the f-bomb.

MSNBC Post-Debate: Biden Was ‘Pitch Perfect,’ ‘Nailed It’ on Virus

March 16th, 2020 12:29 AM
Like clockwork, MSNBC made clear Sunday night for viewers that, based on the debate performance (and their strong liberal biases), Americans should feel much better about the coronavirus coming under control if former Vice President Joe Biden takes the Oval Office. In the first hour, guests hailed Biden for having “nailed it” with his “pitch perfect” arguments (which…

MSNBC: ‘Carter-Like’ Trump Could Trigger 'Crisis of Governance'

March 11th, 2020 7:35 AM
MSNBC juggled two priorities during its Super Tuesday 2 coverage with the first being continuing to boost and rehabilitate the image of Joe Biden as he stands to be the 2020 Democratic nominee. But the other and, for the focus of purposes here, was continuing to paint the Trump administration’s response to coronavirus as disastrous and rendering Trump the 21st century incarnation of Jimmy…

MSNBC Spends Three Hours Gushing Over ‘Kinetic,’ ‘Soft Tone’ Biden

March 11th, 2020 1:53 AM
Super Tuesday 2 marked a further coronation of Joe Biden by the liberal media and a pivot away from any and all critical coverage of the gaffe-ridden candidate. MSNBC did its part, marveling at Biden putting “not just the South in play, but the Sun Belt” as well thanks to his “fascinating kinetic moment.” And then after Biden’s victory speech, one MSNBC pundit was…

‘Let’s Shut This Puppy Down’; Carville Demands End to Primary Race

March 10th, 2020 11:34 PM
Former Clinton official and frequent cable news guest James Carville was not in a very good mood throughout the 2020 Democratic primary season, but Tuesday represented quite the turn as he not only reveled in former Vice President Joe Biden’s Super Tuesday 2 wins, but he declared “[l]et’s shut this puppy down” in reference to the primary campaigns going forward because…

Maddow to Warren: Was You Quitting ‘A Death Knell’ to a Woman Winning?

March 6th, 2020 1:45 PM
MSNBC pundit and left-wing heroine Rachel Maddow spent Thursday’s show interviewing failed 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren and, predictably, a portion centered on Maddow’s inference that her lack of support among voters was sexist and a sign that the president “can’t be any woman ever.” At minimum, she fretted that this was “a death…

MSNBC Food Series Hits 'Criminal' Behavior of Climate 'Deniers'

February 27th, 2020 10:02 AM
On Sunday's What's Eating America?, hosted by celebrity chef Andrew Zimmern, the second episode of the new food-focused MSNBC series engaged in scaremongering with predictions about the food industry being hurt by climate change, and indicted "deniers" for not believing climate change is caused by human activity.