Three billionaire CEOs have more wealth combined than the poorest half of the U.S. population and that’s a problem, according to a left-wing think tank and the liberal press. Only they didn’t seem to realize what they were saying.
A "progressive" group, The Institute for Policy Studies, released the study complaining about income inequality and the 400 richest Americans, but specifically calling out the top three: Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos and Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett.
The Nation as a reputation for far-left commentaries and place for pro-Russian commentaries. On their website, it’s “OppArt” section presented “Artistic Dispatches from the Frontlines of Resistance.” In describing this section, the website dramatically declared: “At this dangerous moment in history, our actions will determine our very survival. As artists, we use our pens, our pencils, our brushes, and our ideas to cast a light on darkness and combat the forces that are driving us towards a precipice.”
In a 37-minute podcast oozing with red meat from the Left, The Nation's Dave Zirin actually criticized two icons of the far Left: ESPN and a union, along with the obligatory attacks on President Trump. The program also featured and an interview with a social justice warrior advocating against "toxic masculinity."
Twice this week, PBS's Tavis Smiley show has hosted guests from the far-left The Nation magazine, giving them an unchallenged forum to promote their views of the Trump administration and Republicans. On Tuesday, John Nichols -- promoting his book Horsemen of the Trumpocalypse -- fearmongered about "militant anti-immigration" Attorney General Jeff Sessions having a "nefarious" record on civil rights. He went on to warn of the "awful things" that could be done by the Trump White House that "could reverse decades -- our entire lifetimes, it could reverse the progress that we've made."
Just because liberals devote a massive amount of attention to the current POTUS doesn’t mean that they neglect his VPOTUS. In a Tuesday Nation piece, Walsh disclosed, “You probably have these debates with your friends, too: Do we want Donald Trump to resign, or be impeached, which would leave us with Vice President Mike Pence in charge?...Would the low-charisma Pence, who looks like a B-movie producer’s idea of a president, be easier to defeat [in 2020], especially given the GOP fratricide that would commence with Trump’s departure, however it came about?”
Dude, who stole my Trump-Russia collusion investigation? Ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, Adam Schiff, appeared on CNN's State Of The Union today with host Jake Tapper and the interview was much more notable for what was not asked than what was discussed. And what was not asked was anything about Schiff's Trump-Russia collusion investigation. The very absence of this topic screamed loudly since almost everybody now aware of Schiff know him solely because of his role in the investigation to nowhere.
Colin Kaepernick finally, finally has a glimmer of hope. Baltimore and Miami urgently need a quarterback and progressives in the media are jumping over each about what a great fit he'd be for either team. But, according to progressive Dave Zirin of The Nation, there's a "Trump apologist" standing in his way. It's simply amazing how much power the president of the United States and his friends suddenly have over personnel decisions in the NFL!
On Sunday's MSNBC special, Trump at 6 Months, a panel stacked with liberals was assembled to discuss the conflict between President Donald Trump and the media. Given the makeup of the panel, it was no surprise that the group concluded that distrust of the media was the fault of right-wingers attacking them for decades, and that the media should continue what they already are doing, rather than make reforms to regain credibility.
Appearing as a guest on Sunday's MSNBC Live, MSNBC political analyst Joan Walsh fretted over Ivanka Trump wearing a "girlie" dress while sitting in for President Donald Trump in a meeting of the G-20. The left-wing The Nation correspondent suggested that the dress made the President's daughter look like "property" -- reminiscent of "patriarchal, authoritarian societies" -- and bemoaned that Ivanka's behavior in the White House is "frightening."
On Sunday's AM Joy on MSNBC, just days after dehumanizing House Speaker Paul Ryan as a "monster," MSNBC political analyst and The Nation correspondent Joan Walsh was spewing more venom at the Wisconsin Republican as she described him as a "heartless, soulless Washington creature." She then went on to claim that he was someone who had "devoted their life to hurting people."
On Friday's The Last Word on MSNBC, it was the place for demonizing Republicans as regular MSNBC guests Joan Walsh and Nancy Giles called Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan a "monster" and declared that the way Senate Republicans had handled health care reform has been "criminal."
The Nation’s Eric Alterman doesn’t mind that a few weeks ago, The New York Times added another conservative op-ed columnist. He just wishes it hadn’t been the “awful” Bret Stephens, who used to write for “the rubes who believe what they read in Rupert Murdoch’s Wall Street Journal” but now is tasked with impressing the “smarter and more sophisticated” readership of the Times.