Deranged Hollywood Now Thinks Lefty Aaron Sorkin Is ‘Right-Wing’

April 14th, 2021 11:49 AM

Aaron Sorkin, “right-winger”? There’s no other way to describe the contention that the notoriously liberal filmmaker is, somehow, conservative. Yet, that’s how another well known liberal director in Hollywood described the West Wing creator in The New York Times.


Hollywood Congratulates Itself at Golden Globes: ‘Art Has Led the Way’

February 28th, 2021 11:40 PM

 The 78th annual Golden Globe Awards aired on NBC on Sunday night. Hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler signaled in advance that this year’s production would likely be politics-free. Some of the stars receiving awards must not have gotten that memo.

‘West Wing’ Reunion Special to Promote Michelle Obama’s Voter Drive

August 25th, 2020 2:30 PM

Election Day is less than three months away which means it’s time for liberals to get desperate. This year’s stunt just happens to include two of their favorite things: celebrity endorsements and lecturing Americans. HBO has officially revealed plans for a reunion special of the political drama The West Wing. It’s just what America doesn’t need.

Bozell & Graham Column: Jeff Daniels and the Arrogance of the Left

May 25th, 2019 8:39 AM
Actor Jeff Daniels is lecturing the racist pro-Trump "mob" is devaluing decency and honesty. It’s a little rich when the Hollywood Left itself as the guardian of decency and respect and honesty. They all lined up with Bill Clinton in 1998, and nobody in their company rewrote a literary classic to lecture him on ethics, honesty, and decency.

Lib Celeb Aaron Sorkin Rants: ‘The Klan Won' on Election Night

November 10th, 2016 11:26 AM
The Hollywood freak out over Donald Trump’s victory continued on Wednesday. West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin wrote an open letter to his daughters in which he snarled, “The Klan won last night. White nationalists. Sexists, racists and buffoons.” The missive was published in Vanity Fair and includes unrestrained venom such as this: “Hate was given hope. Abject dumbness was glamorized as being ‘the…

World Is Doomed: Global Warming Apocalypse on The Newsroom

November 24th, 2014 12:45 PM
It looks as if this final season of The Newsroom might end with total apocalypse. The show is ending and the world will probably end with it if Aaron Sorkin continues with the theme of last night's show in which a government official warns that not only is the world doomed due to global warming but there is nothing we can do about it.

HBO's 'Newsroom' Excuses CNN's Botched Boston Bombing Report

November 11th, 2014 1:55 PM
The low-rated HBO series Newsroom returned on Sunday for a shortened six episode run before limping to a series finale in December. The new season kicked off by examining the Boston bombing and forgiving CNN for botching a call. 

Mea Culpa! 'Newsroom' Creator Aaron Sorkin Confesses He Knows Nothing

April 23rd, 2014 6:55 AM
When Aaron Sorkin’s leftist series “The Newsroom” debuted on HBO in 2012, then-ABC reporter Jake Tapper trashed it in The New Republic, writing “though “The Newsroom” intends to lecture its viewers on the higher virtues of capital-J journalism, Professor Sorkin soon reveals he isn’t much of an expert on the subject.” Via Buzzfeed, we learned that on Monday at the Tribeca Film Festival in New…

HBO’s ‘The Newsroom’ to End After Third Season

January 14th, 2014 4:25 PM
The Newsroom, HBO’s low-rated series about a fictional television news channel will end after its third season, the premium cable channel announced Monday. Besides struggling to get viewers, the Aaron Sorkin drama was widely criticized as being unrealistic and pompous. The show also was notable for its very liberal political slant and incredible lack of self-awareness about that slant.…

Aaron Sorkin: Huffington Post Powers a 'Genuinely Damaging Force in Ou

August 23rd, 2013 4:51 PM
NewsBusters has chronicled for years the perilously liberal views of television producer Aaron Sorkin. That's why it was rather surprising to read in Mother Jones that he told a gathering hosted by HBO and The New Republic Wednesday that the Huffington Post helps power "a genuinely damaging force in our culture":

HBO Newsroom Deceptively Edits Zimmerman 911 Call as Part of Plot

August 12th, 2013 1:24 AM
In March 2012, NewsBusters reported NBC’s Today show deceptively edited George Zimmerman’s 911 call to make it appear he was a racist. On Sunday, HBO actually had one of its primary characters on the series The Newsroom deceptively edit that call exactly the way NBC News did it (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):

Flashback: HBO Newsroom’s Sanctimonious Tea Party as the Taliban Ran

July 14th, 2013 7:55 PM
HBO’s The Newsroom debuts its second season tonight (Sunday) at 10 PM EDT/PDT. The preachy and sanctimonious left-wing dialogue from creator/writer Aaron Sorkin often came across as unintentional near-parody of MSNBC’s old Countdown with Keith Olbermann, none more so than in the self-righteous commentary delivered by anchor “Will McAvoy,” played by Jeff Daniels, in the first season finale. “…

HBO Pays Liberal MSNBC Vets to Add 'Realism' to Second Season of 'The

June 20th, 2013 7:02 AM
As HBO’s preachy leftist drama “The Newsroom” about an Olbermann-type “news” show heads into its second season, Lacey Rose at The Hollywood Reporter revealed a raft of MSNBC personalities were part of 13 paid consultants series creator Aaron Sorkin hired to provide “realism” to the program. Chris Matthews, Lawrence O’Donnell, Alex Wagner, and S.E. Cupp were all brought on board, as well as “…

Maureen Dowd Fantasy: 'President' Jed Bartlet Advises Obama to Call Ro

October 7th, 2012 12:40 PM
One of the reasons why liberals were so shocked by President Obama's disastrous performance in last Wednesday's presidential debate is that it ran completely counter to what they expected based on one of their most important fictional experiences. And that fictional experience was when "President" Jed Bartlet wiped the floor of his Republican challenger Ritchie ("richie" get it?) during a "West…