Term 'Blood Libel' Used on MSNBC in 2000 in Reference to Bush, In

January 13th, 2011 6:52 PM
While the liberal media, particularly Obama acolytes at MSNBC, immediately jumped down former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's throat for her use of the term "blood libel" in a video statement yesterday, it appears the network has not always thundered with righteous indignation at the use of the term. Tthere was no reaction from MSNBC's Chris Matthews in 2000 when Jack Kemp used the term to…

Wildest Larry O'Donnell Tirades: 9/11 Was Bush's Fault, Trashes Vietna

September 27th, 2010 4:37 PM
Prior to tonight's debut of Lawrence O'Donnell's new show, The Last Word, MSNBC has been running promos where O'Donnell proclaims how much "political pressure there is on everyone involved" in governing decisions and that it leaves him "respecting every one who steps into that room to do that," adding he's "gonna disagree with some of those people" but will always "respect the strength it takes…

Mika Brzezinski: Liberal Reporters Should Be 'Brave Enough to Reveal t

June 17th, 2009 2:04 PM
According to MSNBC "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough, the traditionally left-of-center co-host and daughter of Zbigniew Brzezinski, Mika Brzezinski has had an awakening about the political leanings of the mainstream media. Mika Brzezinski appeared with Scarborough at the Borders bookstore in Falls Church, Va. on June 16 to help him promote his book, "The Last Best Hope: Restoring Conservatism…

Maddow Accuses Scarborough of 'Tying Barack Obama to Hitler

April 29th, 2008 8:26 PM
I'm beginning to see Joe Scarborough's skirmishes with Mika Brzezinski on Morning Joe as mere batting practice for the much more serious battles he undertakes in the evening with Rachel Maddow on Race for the White House.As Noel Sheppard documented, Maddow and Scarborough tangled on April 17th, with Joe possibly having exited the set in the end. The pair were back at it on this evening's "Race…

Mika Goes to Bat for Barack on Rev. Wright

March 14th, 2008 12:28 PM
On today's Morning Joe, Obama fan Mika Brzezinski did her best to defuse the spot of bother Barack is in over the extremist statements made by his personal spiritual advisor, the Rev. Dr. Jeremiah Wright, Jr. Over the course of the three-hour show, Mika variously and repeatedly:mentioned that Obama has already distanced himself from Wright.pointed out that the Clinton campaign has its own race-…

Scarborough: Hillary's Wolfson Might Have Feeling 'Running Down His Le

February 13th, 2008 10:09 AM
As fellow NewsBuster Brad Wilmouth has documented, last night an inspired Chris Matthews declared that in watching Barack Obama speak, "I felt this thrill going up my leg."Joe Scarborough has offered a graphic variation on the metaphor to depict how the Clinton folks might be feeling this morning. It came at 7:05 AM ET during today's Morning Joe, subsequent to a discussion of Matthews' thrill-up-…

Weekend Captionfest

December 21st, 2007 4:19 PM
      Hillary Clinton's varying facial expressions during a Morning Joe interview of December 17, 2007 from a diner in Des Moines, Iowa.

Chris's Conjecture: Hillary Aides See Her 'Crashing

December 3rd, 2007 10:37 AM
Update 12-03 | 1:55 PM: Barack fires back; claims Hillary becoming "more desperate and negative by the day." See complete update at foot. Are Hillary's internal polling numbers telling her staffers that she's in big trouble? That's the provocative theory that Chris Matthews floated on today's Morning Joe.Host Joe Scarborough asked what could have caused Hillary and her senior aide Howard…

Conspiratorial Wink of the Hillary Plant

November 12th, 2007 9:05 AM
UPDATE, see below: Shuster says "watch the wink."Sometimes, the smallest gestures are the most significant . . . Have a look at the freeze-frame. It shows the moment at which the young woman in Iowa this weekend is retaking her seat after posing that planted question to Hillary about climate change. As you'll see, she's flashing someone a conspiratorial wink and smile. "Morning Joe" rolled the…

Michael Medved Thinks MSNBC is ‘Getting Smart’ Moving to the Left

November 11th, 2007 1:23 PM
An interesting discussion occurred on CNN's "Reliable Sources" Sunday when host Howard Kurtz raised the issue of MSNBC intentionally moving to the left politically, as well as its failed attempt to hire Rosie O'Donnell. Maybe most shocking was conservative radio talk show host Michael Medved saying of the recent events at MSNBC, "I think it shows that they're getting smart." Coming in a close…

Brzezinski's Latest Blast: 'Whatever Happened to Iraq Study Group

June 26th, 2007 6:50 AM
Mika Brzezinski is at it again. As noted here and here, the daughter of Jimmy Carter's former National Security Advisor is inclined to inject her personal political views into her MSNBC newsreading role.At 6:10 am EDT on today's "Morning Joe," Mika read an item reporting that Sen. Richard Lugar (R-Ind.) had called for a change of course in Iraq and expressed support for the recommendations of…

FNC's O'Reilly Spars with MSNBC Over Iraq War Coverage

June 16th, 2007 2:17 PM

Is ABC’s ‘The View’ Anti-Catholic

June 13th, 2007 3:22 PM
An interesting discussion ensued on Tuesday’s “Scarborough Country” surrounding ABC’s “The View” and some of the anti-Catholic positions taken by the various co-hosts.MSNBC general manager Dan Abrams, sitting in for Joe Scarborough, had Catholic League president Bill Donohue on to discuss his ad placed in Tuesday’s New York Times complaining about the behavior of folks like Rosie O’Donnell and…

Final Chapter of Scarborough Pole-Gate

June 6th, 2007 12:38 PM
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough contacted NewsBusters a few moments ago with the relevant transcript from his June 1 "Morning Joe" program, lamenting in an e-mail that our "follow up blog on Newsbusters... actually omits fact that there was a long discussion started by female athlete re pole exercising. Transcript shows whole thing taken wildly out of context."Here's the transcript, as forwarded by…