Kurtz Hits Media Hypocrisy on Liberal TV Stars Wearing Blackface

February 24th, 2019 3:10 PM
On Sunday's MediaBuzz show on Fox News Channel, host Howard Kurtz gave a commentary in which he highlighted recent media double standards on the issue of whites wearing blackface, including the firing of Megyn Kelly from NBC's Today show simply for mildly defending the practice, when several prominent liberals affiliated with NBC and in other places have openly done routines in blackface…

'West Wing’ Actor Assures Us: Hillary's Lifelong Goal Is to Help Kids!

September 29th, 2016 9:20 PM
After stumping for Hillary Clinton with some of his fellow cast members from the former NBC show The West Wing, actor Bradley Whitford joined the Thursday edition of MSNBC’s Hardball to assure viewers that Hillary Clinton’s “motivation for her entire professional life has been to speak out for children, for women's rights, civil rights, rights for people in all communities.…

West Wing Star Assures: Fictional President Bartlet Is for Hillary

April 5th, 2016 3:44 PM
Former West Wing actor Bradley Whitford appeared on MSNBC, Tuesday, to assure Americans that fictional ex-President Jed Bartlet is supporting Hillary Clinton. Quizzed by Steve Kornacki, the TV star endorsed by proxy: “There's no doubt in my mind that Hillary would be President Bartlett's choice. She's —  nobody is more prepared to take that position on day one.…

PBS Ombudsman Raps Anti-Palin Wisecrack

September 19th, 2008 9:33 PM
On PBS's Web site today, ombudsman Michael Getler writes of complaints over an incident during last Sunday's pledge drive.  He describes the cheap shot taken by actor Mike Farrell against vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin:According to Joseph Campbell, vice president of fundraising programs, here's what happened:

CNN's Blitzer: 'I Don't Remember' Biden's Law School Plagiarism

September 18th, 2008 10:55 PM

CNN's Chetry: 'Please Tell Me It's Not Lipstick Again

September 10th, 2008 11:40 PM
 On CNN's American Morning today, White House correspondent Suzanne Malveaux reported on Barack Obama's campaigning in Virginia.  Afterwards, anchor Kiran Chetry had a question:CHETRY: All right. And Suzanne, what's on tap for the campaign today? And please tell me it's not lipstick again.MALVEAUX: Let's hope not. He's going to be in Norfolk, Virginia. That is in southeast Virginia, and it's home…

Entertainment Weekly Wonders: Why Are TV Conservatives so Liberal

February 28th, 2007 3:00 PM
Why is it that conservative characters on prime time television, what few of them there are, almost always end up "evolving" into fuzzy liberals? "Entertainment Weekly" columnist Mark Harris asked that very question in the current issue of the media magazine [Emphasis added]:

Top Ten Left Wing Scenes on NBC's 'The West Wing' (with Videos

May 14th, 2006 12:42 AM

NBC Cancels 'West Wing' Retrospective

May 10th, 2006 1:05 PM

'The West Wing's' Bradley Whitford: Bush Has “Desecrated” the Amer

May 6th, 2006 1:41 AM
A Hollywood star from Wisconsin is apparently less embarrassed by Canada than by the United States. On Friday night's Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO, actor Bradley Whitford, who plays “Josh Lyman” on NBC's The West Wing, related how he “just had a friend who went to Europe and I gave her a Canadian flag to put on her bag.” Whitford declared that the U.S. policy in Iraq “has desecrated” the…

Democrat Wins 'West Wing' Presidential Race; Show Cancelled

April 10th, 2006 5:50 AM

Lawrence O’Donnell Suggests Bush Should Learn From “The West Wing

December 10th, 2005 2:35 PM

NBC’s West Wing Fantasy: Pro-Choice Repub Soars Without Right Wing B

November 6th, 2005 3:48 PM
Hollywood's fantasy that Republicans could sweep the nation if they only put up a "pro-choice" candidate animated last Sunday's episode -- and Janeane Garofalo got in a blast at conservatives. NBC is promising an "unprecedented West Wing event" in tonight’s sweeps stunt of a live debate between liberal presidential candidate "Matt Santos," played by Jimmy Smits, and…

Lawrence O’Donnell Says Rove is a Cancer on the Presidency

October 31st, 2005 9:52 AM