AP Warns of 'Far Right,' But Touts 'Drag Laureates' in San Francisco

May 22nd, 2023 4:55 PM

Washington Free Beacon media reporter Drew Holden flagged a story on "far-right" Republicans in Tennessee from the Associated Press. This has become a real trend of late, from Tennessee to Montana to Texas. But when San Francisco spends taxpayer money on a "Drag Laureate," no one at AP finds that needs an ideological label. 


Taxpayer-Funded Lies: Amanpour Buoys TN Dems Crying Racism

April 29th, 2023 12:55 AM

On Tuesday's Amanpour & Co. show, PBS host Christiane Amanpour used her taxpayer-funded program to promote phony claims that Tennessee Republicans were racially motivated because they expelled two black Democrats from the state legislature while failing to expel a white Democrat.


CNN's Morning Spew Blames Gerrymandering for 'Extreme' TN GOP

April 14th, 2023 8:47 PM

On Tuesday's CNN This Morning, the show used the recent expulsion of two Democrat state legislators in Tennessee as an opportunity to promote the discredited liberal trope that Republicans are only able to solidly control some states because of gerrymandering, which then allegedly leads them to enact extreme agendas against the will of voters who are unable to vote them out.

PBS Political Team: GOP Doomed on Abortion, Racial Mistreatment in TN

April 13th, 2023 10:40 PM

PBS NewsHour host Geoff Bennett welcomed back the show’s political team, Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of National Public Radio, for a spicy Monday evening rehash of the previous week’s fiery political happenings, through a tax-funded, Democratic prism. After a clip from Sen. Lindsey Graham warning Republicans to adopt “reasonable positions” on abortion to…


MSNBC Hails Expelled Legislators as 'Resurrected,' an 'Easter Miracle'

April 11th, 2023 3:10 PM

In Tennessee, the Bullhorn Justins -- ousted state legislators Justin Jones and Justin Pearson -- routinely employ the metaphor of crucifixion in reference to their expulsion, and now resurrection. Lindsey Kornick at Fox News reports these same metaphors comparing the Democrats to Jesus are broke out Monday night on MSNBC.


Colbert Suggests Thomas Friend is a Nazi, Calls Tennessee GOP Racist

April 11th, 2023 9:46 AM

For CBS host of the The Late Show Stephen Colbert, Monday’s opening monologue was a good opportunity to play the race card on everything from Clarence Thomas and his friendship with Harlan Crow to Tennessee Republicans for expelling two lawmakers for their role in shutting down legislative proceedings.

NewsBusters Podcast: Al Roker Gets Easter Egg-Rolled by the Bidens

April 10th, 2023 9:19 PM

President Biden routinely avoids interviews with real journalists and press conferences. But at the Easter Egg Roll, Joe and Jill were lightly massaged on the Today show by NBC morning weather man Al Roker. It felt like Valentine's Day. Plus: the major difference between covering young black leftist Democrats in Tennessee and the seasoned black conservative on the Supreme Court.


ABC Pushes Misinformation in Interview With Ousted Tennessee Dems

April 10th, 2023 5:11 PM

Continuing to make hay Monday out of the just ousting of disruptive and disrespectful Democrats that led a violent insurrection at the Tennessee State Capitol two weeks ago, ABC’s GMA3 invited on State Representative Gloria Johnson and ousted representatives Justin Jones and Justin Pearson. Throughout the segment, co-anchors Eva Pilgrim and Phil Lipof carried water and aided the…


Nets Celebrate Dem Insurrection Leaders Returning to TN Legislature

April 10th, 2023 1:09 PM

Judging from the liberal media’s behavior, insurrections are good when leftists carry them out. That’s the gist of the tone shared by the broadcast networks on Monday as ABC’s Good Morning America, CBS Mornings, and NBC’s Today celebrated the likely return of former Democratic state Representatives Justin Jones and Justin Pearson after they led a violent and…


ABC's GMA Hypes Leftist Outrage Over Ousted Insurrectionist Dems

April 9th, 2023 5:06 PM

ABC's Good Morning America kicked off their Easter Sunday broadcast by hyping so-called "growing community outrage" over the two insurrectionist Democrat Tennessee state representatives who were expelled for whipping up a mob on the House floor. Not only did Good Morning America parrot the Democrat Party line on this controversy, but they barely aired any opposition from…

Univision Accidentally Told The Truth About TN Lawmaker Expulsions

April 8th, 2023 11:18 PM

Univision’s Friday morning report on the expulsion of two Tennessee state representatives went mostly as expected, with emphasis on racism and gun control. But morning show news anchor Satcha Pretto closed the report by blowing both of those up.


NBC Tees Up Expelled-Rep. To Label GOP Racists

April 8th, 2023 11:28 AM

NBC Today hosts Peter Alexander and Kristen Welker welcomed recently expelled Tennessee State Rep. Justin Jones on to the Saturday show by putting the ball on the tee for him to routinely denounce Republicans as racist for his role in shutting down legislative proceedings with a bullhorn.

NewsBusters Podcast: Can’t Say Leftist Agitators Storm State Capitols

April 7th, 2023 10:23 PM

When leftist agitators storm state capitals, you can’t use those words. Leftist media won’t use labels for their own kind, and they won’t use “storm” for a left-wing disturbance inside a state capitol building. Two black legislators in Tennessee became instant media heroes when the Republican House majority expelled them for creating a disturbance on the House floor and  violating House rules…


MSNBC Questions If Tennessee Ever Left The Days Of The KKK

April 7th, 2023 10:09 AM

The Thursday edition of The 11th Hour came unhinged as Tennessee Lookout editor-in-chief Holly McCall responded to the expulsion of two Tennessee Democrats from the state House by asking if the state ever left it’s KKK past, declared the state to lead the way in “backwards and discriminatory legislation” and wondered if Gov. Bill Lee even cares about his own daughter and friends.