Within the last decade, the NBCUniversal media conglomerate – at one point owned by General Electric – has gone further to the left. Unfortunately, nothing has changed since the conglomerate’s 2011 sale by GE to cable communications giant Comcast, perhaps best known for its cable TV and internet service.
The fuming, unhinged liberals at MSNBC’s Morning Joe on Friday came completely unglued as they compared Donald Trump’s voters to Nazi's and the President himself to madman Kim Jong-un. It began with Mika Brzezinski proclaiming that President Trump “will forever be remembered as the president who traumatized little children.”
During Tuesday’s edition of The Beat With Ari Melber, one of the panelists, far-left immigration activist and open borders advocate Enrique Morones of the group “Border Angels” said that “Donald Trump, without a doubt, is pure evil. No other country in the Americas has walls.” He also said that “people are dying right now because of the wall that already exists. Eleven thousand people have died because of the 700-mile wall that already exists.”
In yet another display of liberal media fearmongering, MSNBC's Morning Joe took to the airwaves on Monday to declare that the children of illegal immigrants were being placed in "dog kennels" while at detention facilities along the U.S. southern border.
During Sunday’s edition of Meet the Press, host Chuck Todd interviewed Rep. Mark Sanford (R), who recently lost renomination for his House seat in South Carolina after President Trump criticized him while endorsing his primary opponent on Twitter. Hoping for an intra-party fight to break out, Todd read aloud a quote from Senator Bob Corker, also a Trump critic, comparing the GOP to a cult. Todd then asked Sanford “would you use that word?” Later in the interview, Todd asked Sanford if he had any plans to run against President Trump in 2020.
Season two of NBC’s comedy Marlon premiered Thursday evening with two back-to-back episodes, both of which took digs at esteemed Housing and Urban Development Secretary Dr. Ben Carson, portraying him as a “sellout” and the polar opposite of hero Martin Luther King. Two other famous, black conservatives were also painted as sellouts and anti-heroes: former Apprentice star and Trump administration staffer Omarosa Manigault and actress Stacey Dash.
On Thursday, Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough took to the airwaves to repeat the claim from Boston Globe reporter Liz Goodwin that "children are being told and their parents are being told that they're being taken off to the showers. And that they'll return. And they never return."
Not even 24 hours removed since the most potentially impactful foreign policy summit in a generation, the mainstream media has returned to its Trump-bashing obsession. On Wednesday morning, MSNBC host Joe Scarborough declared: “Primary voters in the Republican Party have devolved into a Trumpist cult.”
A broken clock is right twice a day, right? Well it appears on Monday’s edition of Morning Joe that MSNBC host Joe Scarborough watered his long-neglected and often-forgotten blue collar roots. Firstly, he reminded the largely anti-Trump audience of Sunday night's Tony Awards that the “low light of the evening” was “brought to you by Robert de Niro.”
On Monday, Eriq Gardner of The Hollywood Reporter spotlighted how the National Association of African-American Owned Media filed a lawsuit against Comcast and Time Warner Cable which seeks "at least $20 billion in damages from the way the two giants allegedly discriminate against black-owned media." The lawsuit also alleges that Comcast "made large cash 'donations'" to Al Sharpton and his National Action Network in order to "divert attention away from discrimination."
After breaking the news that NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams will be suspended indefinitely for six months without pay, Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter joined CNN’s AC360 to discuss the story with the Hollywood Reporter’s Marisa Guthrie and expressed doubt that “anyone in the country” believes that Williams “deserves a second chance” as NBC Universal CEO Steve Burke did in backing him. Burke emphasized that Williams “deserves a second chance and we are rooting for him.”
“Congress Never Has to Wait for the Cable Guy,” so says Bloomberg Businessweek.
Todd Shields, Stephanie Green and Laura Litvan wrote about Comcast’s cozy relationship with DC, especially to the White House. It was published online March 6.
They reported that Comcast executive vice president David Cohen “raised at least $500,000 for Obama's 2012 reelection,” and hosted a fund raiser for him at their home in Philadelphia. The story also quoted President Barack Obama saying at that fundraiser, “I've been here so much, the only thing I haven't done in this house is have seder dinner.”