The Last Word
MSNBC’s The Last Word, was back on Wednesday night to their usual anti-Trump rhetoric, amidst Trump’s recent ABC interview which had sent the entire liberal media in a frenzy. To begin, O’Donnell showed a clip from the interview in which President Trump stated: “I’ve seen a lot of things over my life. I don’t think in my whole life I’ve ever called the FBI, in my whole life. You don’t call the FBI.”
President Trump made more headlines Wednesday night after he told ABC chief anchor George Stephanopoulos that he would be fine with taking “oppo research” on his 2020 opponent from foreign countries. This comment drew criticism. But during their almost two hours and 30 minutes of prime time coverage, or hair-on-fire panic, neither CNN nor MSNBC cared to mention that that’s exactly what the Clinton campaign did in 2016 with the now-infamous dossier.
Tuesday night on MSNBC’s The Last Word, host, Lawrence O’Donnell made absurd claims about President Trump, going as far as to accuse him of treason. To begin, O’Donnell quoted the President’s comments earlier that day about the death of Kim Jong-un’s brother: “I saw the information about the CIA with respect to his brother or half-brother and I would tell him that would not happen under my auspices. That’s for sure.”
Ever fervent in their Trump impeachment agenda, the liberal media decided to attack Fox News on MSNBC’s The Last Word, Monday night. Host, Lawrence O’Donnell, set the stage for Jill Wine-banks, a former Watergate prosecutor, asking: “Jill Wine-Banks, this must have been odd for you to watch having worked on the Watergate case where in fact, Republicans did cooperate in the House Judiciary Committee a total of seven Republicans ultimately voted for at least one article of impeachment against President Nixon.”
Thursday night’s episode of The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell did little to venerate the 75th anniversary of D-Day, instead focusing on the liberal media’s Public enemy number one Donald Trump. O’Donnell began his almost six-minute rant by stating: “Donald Trump’s vocabulary is and always has been the size of his mind. Which is to say very, very small.” Good one O’Donnell, no one saw that coming.
Wednesday night on MSNBC’s The Last Word, host Lawrence O’Donnell was joined by former GOP Rep. Tom Coleman (MO) to discuss the media’s favorite pet project: impeachment. O’Donnell eagerly introduced Coleman’s unique approach to impeachment: “You believe that the Mueller Report shows that the Trump presidency is an illegitimate presidency, which also means that the vice presidency of Mike Pence is illegitimate in your reading of it…”
MSNBC’s The Last Word host Lawrence O’Donnell ganged up with Vox editor Ezra Klein Thursday night to discuss recent developments in the on-going showdown between President Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. O’Donnell opened the topic by sardonically stating; “One of the developments today was the President taking time to publicly proclaim he’s not the crazy one.” Taking the ever favored side of Crazy Nancy, O’Donnell and Klein laughed over Trump’s defending himself with Klein quipping, “so things are going great in American democracy I guess.”
As is often the case during MSNBC’s prime-time line-up, Lawrence O’Donnell of The Last Word on Tuesday attempted to take an error made by President Trump and turn it into a sign that he is unfit to lead the country. O’Donnell began the segment by airing a video of Trump stating he’s not “a normal president” or “a stiff” like most of the other men who had previously lived in the White House. The liberal host responded by asking: “How often do you ear a normal person say ‘I think I’m very normal?’ Does that mean he knows he’s not normal?”
Whether you’re media types like Brian Stelter or outlets such as Vanity Fair, it’s Fox News and right-of-center news outlets that have an obsession with socialist Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). But segments like one on Thursday’s Last Word and cover stories like the latest issue of Time by lefty writer Charlotte Alter (and daughter of longtime liberal journalist Jonathan Alter) prove otherwise.
As far-left film maker Michael Moore made guest appearances this past week, on two occasions he spread provably false information as he wrongly claimed that a Fox News poll found that 70 percent of Americans support raising the top marginal tax rate to 70 percent as advocated by New York Democratic Congresswoman and self-described socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. And, appearing on Friday's The Last Word on MSNBC, he declared that he wished she could be the next Democratic presidential nominee.
In contrast to the broadcast networks, CNN, and MSNBC ignoring radical pro-abortion comments by Virginia Governor Ralph Northam (D), a look at the Fox News Channel programs in that span (The Story, Tucker Carlson Tonight, Hannity, The Ingraham Angle, and Fox News @ Night) yielded 67 minutes and 23 seconds of coverage on not only Northam’s comments, unsuccessful attempts by Virginia Democrats to pass a late-term abortion bill, and how New York was able to push through such a law last week.
During Tuesday's edition of The Last Word With Lawrence O'Donnell, the eponymous host asked historian Jon Meacham to address a tweet he sent out earlier in the evening, featuring a quote from Georgia Governor Clifford Walker at a 1924 Ku Klux Klan Convention, who argued that America should "build a wall of steel, a wall as high as Heaven." Meacham concluded the tweet with the hashtag #PastIsPrologue, an obvious attempt to compare President Trump to a Ku Klux Klan sympathizer.