CNN's O'Brien Omits Senate Democrats' Opposition To Gun Control In San
March 29th, 2013 5:18 PM
This morning’s episode of Starting Point on CNN wouldn’t be complete without host Soledad O’Brien doing what she does best: cheerlead for the Obama administration. Yesterday, the president chastised the American people for forgetting about the tragedy in Newtown last December, and said this was a critical moment for the nation to back his anti-gun agenda.
So of course…
Soledad O’Brien Signs Off CNN Hysterically Claiming ‘Facts Matter
March 29th, 2013 11:13 AM
It could easily be argued that one of Barack Obama’s biggest cheerleaders at CNN since the day he threw his hat into the presidential ring in 2007 has been Soledad O’Brien.
This is why one had to laugh uproariously when she ended her final Starting Point show Friday hypocritically saying, “I think if I’ve learned anything over the past year it's that facts matter…
CNNers Trash DOMA, Support Same-Sex Marriage, Call Its Opponents 'Homo
March 28th, 2013 3:23 PM
While CNN claims to be non-partisan, anchors have been openly expressing their favor for same-sex marriage and advocating the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Host Piers Morgan and anchor Don Lemon even descended into smearing opponents of same-sex marriage as "homophobic" and akin to segregationists.
On Wednesday, Morgan tweeted, "What politicians are beginning…
Media Upset about Judge’s Overturn of Bloomberg Soda Ban
March 20th, 2013 3:43 PM
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s controversial ban of large soda and sugary drinks was overturned March 11, yet the liberal media continued to promote such a ban.
NBC portrayed Bloomberg’s law as a noble fight for the health of New Yorkers. CNN “Starting Point” anchor Soledad O’Brien threw away her objectivity in an interview by announcing she had been a…
Objectivity? Soledad O'Brien Voices Her Support of Bloomberg Soda Ban
March 12th, 2013 5:13 PM
Count Soledad O'Brien as another CNN supporter of Mayor Bloomberg's nanny state efforts to crack down on big sodas. Even while interviewing both a supporter and an opponent of Bloomberg's ban on Tuesday's Starting Point, O'Brien revealed that she's been "a long supporter of it."
"I've been a long supporter of it. I actually think it's a good…
CNN’s Soledad O’Brien Embarrasses Herself Attacking Fox News Chief
March 8th, 2013 5:40 PM
While being ignorant of the facts is not as bad for a journalist as deliberately suppressing them, not knowing what you’re talking about can be far more embarrassing—and amusing.
Soledad O’Brien, the soon-to-be-former host of CNN’s “Starting Point,” proved that point definitively yesterday when she revealed that she had basically no knowledge of the new…
'Clinton News Network': CNN Promotes Clinton's 'Surprising' Pro-Gay Ma
March 8th, 2013 4:44 PM
CNN couldn't stop talking about former President Clinton's op-ed on Friday. Every hour between 5 a.m. and 3 p.m. ET, the network touted Clinton asking the Supreme Court to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act that he signed as president, spending over a half hour of coverage on it.
Anchor Don Lemon reported the op-ed four times between 9 and 11 a.m. ET. Anchor Ashleigh Banfield ran…
CNN Pounces on Ailes Calling Obama 'Lazy;' Mostly Ignores That He Cite
March 7th, 2013 5:33 PM
CNN harped on the controversy over Fox News head Roger Ailes calling President Obama "lazy" and Vice President Biden "dumb as an ashtray." The network covered it on five shows on Wednesday and Thursday, but three of the shows ignored that Ailes used Obama's own words.
In making the "lazy" remark, Ailes cited a 2011 interview with Barbara Walters where Obama…
CNN Gives 8 Times More Coverage to Beyoncé Lip Sync Than Obama Seques
March 7th, 2013 11:47 AM
CNN gave over eight times more coverage to Beyonce lip synching the national anthem than it did to President Obama's falsehood on the sequester last Friday.
After the President claimed in last Friday's presser that Capitol Hill janitors and police would receive a pay cut because of the sequester, CNN correspondent Dana Bash fact-checked it and found it not to be the case. Her report…
CNN Promotes Daryl Hannah's Global Warming Film by Former Eco-Terroris
March 5th, 2013 3:59 PM
This is CNN, where environmental activists can launch their blistering attacks on man-made global warming skeptics without much of a challenge. On Tuesday's Starting Point, actress and activist Daryl Hannah promoted her new documentary "Greedy, Lying Bastards" that hits the funding and falsehoods behind global warming skepticism.
Hannah was able to slam "false information…
Farewell, Pope Benedict: Soledad O'Brien Promotes 'Riveting' Anti-Cath
February 11th, 2013 3:14 PM
Only an hour after Pope Benedict XVI announced his resignation from the papacy, and not ten minutes into Monday's Starting Point, CNN's Soledad O'Brien hosted the director of an anti-Catholic documentary who has called Pope Benedict a "criminal" and a "deeply flawed human being."
Director Alex Gibney was O'Brien's first guest on her show. His new film…
CNN Implies Boy Scout Ban 'Discriminatory,' Supporters 'On the Wrong S
February 6th, 2013 12:13 PM
CNN anchors dropped journalistic integrity and went into full attack mode against supporters of the ban on gay Boy Scouts on Wednesday morning.
When the Family Research Council's Tony Perkins questioned why the Scouts should change their long-standing policy, anchor Soledad O'Brien blurted out "Because it's discriminatory," before adding "Because they think it'…
CNN Cancels Soledad O’Brien Show, Says It Wasn’t Due to ‘Ethnic
January 31st, 2013 11:21 PM
The tumult at CNN that has seen several contributors leave the cable news network continued on Wednesday, when Soledad O'Brien's morning show, “Starting Point,” was canceled because her program's small audience was “too ethnic, based on the high concentration of minority viewers.”
Despite ending O'Brien's morning show, a CNN spokesman told Politico…
Soledad O'Brien Challenges GOP: Do Minorities 'Know You and They Decid
January 29th, 2013 3:53 PM
CNN's Soledad O'Brien, well known for her documentaries on race "Latino In America" and "Black In America," questioned the GOP's credibility among minority voters on Friday's Starting Point.
Quoting an RNC committeeman who said minority voters and the youth vote "simply don't know" the GOP, O'Brien asked former RNC chair Mel…