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Franken Warns Of 'Existential Threats' Including Cruz Being 'A D***'

August 17th, 2022 9:59 AM

Former Democratic senator and Saturday Night Live cast member Al Franken guest hosted ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Tuesday and it went about as well as anyone could predict. During his opening monologue, Franken rattled off a list of supposed threats to democracy including “just how big a dick Ted Cruz is” while later he turned the show into a Democratic commercial during an…

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Ruhle Laments Dems Have Facts on Inflation But Voters Don't Feel It

July 7th, 2022 11:00 AM

If MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle is anything, it is that she is consistent in lamenting that voters do not understand that President Biden and the Democrats are not to blame for the country’s current economic woes. During Wednesday’s The 11th Hour, Ruhle told former Democratic Sen. Al Franken that he had the facts on his side, but unfortunately, the voters don’t “feel” that.

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MSNBC Afraid Voters Worried About Economy Will Let GOP Wreck Democracy

June 23rd, 2022 5:18 PM

Between crushing inflation, gas prices, and a rapid deterioration of America’s standing on the global stage, the Democratic Party has resorted to one final Hail Mary pass before the midterms: use the January 6 Committee to label the entire GOP as a threat to America and scare people into voting Democrat despite their bungling of one crisis after another. MSNBC’s Stephanie Rhule took the time…

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CBS Tries to Rehab Disgraced Franken as Victim of ‘Cancel Culture’

November 16th, 2021 5:10 PM

On Tuesday, the liberal hosts of CBS Mornings welcomed on disgraced former Democratic Senator Al Franken and touted how the past Saturday Night Live performer was returning to comedy after his political career collapsed amid numerous sexual harassment allegations in 2017. Rather than grill the ex-lawmaker on his treatment of women, the anchors instead tried to sympathetically paint…

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You Mean There Were More? Behold, the Worst Overnight MSNBC Hissy Fits

November 3rd, 2021 6:46 PM

Just when you think we had covered all of the MSNBC meltdowns from Tuesday night over the results of the Virginia gubernatorial election and down ballot races, there were plenty more to cover from both late Tuesday and early Wednesday that, as we saw in the previous coverage, ranged from despondence to hysteria to denial of basic reality. Co-hosts Rachel Maddow, Joy Reid, and Brian Williams…

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Disgraced Hack Brian Williams No Better at Comedy Than He Is at Lying

March 25th, 2021 10:35 AM

On Tuesday's The 11th Hour show, MSNBC host Brian Williams, the disgraced hack who lost his NBC Nightly News anchoring job for repeated lies and false stories, tastelessly encouraged his guest, former Democratic Senator Al Franken, to excoriate Ted Cruz with a joke about how everyone "hates" the Republican. 

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MSNBC Invites Disgraced Franken to Trash Limbaugh: He ‘Spewed Lies’!

February 18th, 2021 3:05 PM

Just a short time after the passing of conservative talk radio icon Rush Limbaugh on Wednesday afternoon, MSNBC welcomed on disgraced ex-Senator Al Franken and invited him hurl insults at the recently deceased media pioneer. The angry, bitter Democrat railed against Limbaugh’s influence and declared that he “spewed lies” throughout his career.

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MSNBC Lets Franken Lie That ACB Supports Sterilization of Transgenders

October 5th, 2020 11:33 PM

Disgraced former Senator Al Franken joined Alex Witt on her Saturday show for a lengthy discussion about the news of the day, which after President Trump's health included the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett. During the segment, the network that laments the lack of truth in the politics let Franken get away with the lie that Barrett has taken money from an organization that favors the…

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CNN Rescues Disgraced Franken, Publishes His Biden Boosting Op-Ed

July 16th, 2020 10:45 AM

Four years after stepping down from being a Minnesota Democratic senator and after facing charges of sexual harassment, it looks like former comedian Al Franken is getting some help from CNN’s website. That assistance came in the form of an opinion piece released on Wednesday, when Franken’s item entitled “How Biden Wins” was posted on CNN.com.

NYT's Kavanaugh-Hating Columnist Goldberg Defensive Over Biden Accuser

April 14th, 2020 5:53 PM
New York Times columnist Michelle Goldberg, who believed accusations of sexual assault by Christine Blasey Ford against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, set out a pathetic partisan defense of another politician accused of a #MeToo misstep on Tuesday: Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden. The defensive strain was captured in the headline, “That Biden Accusation.” Goldberg previously defended…
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Chris Cuomo Gushes Over Disgraced Franken: ‘Your Voice Is Needed’

March 9th, 2020 12:05 PM
Liberal CNN host Chris Cuomo on Friday gushed over the disgraced Al Franken, mourning his 2017 exit from the Senate amidst multiple allegations of unwanted touching. Cuomo mostly ignored the scandal that ended Franken’s career, instead marveling at the Democrat’s intellect and passion. He cheered: “Your voice is needed.” 
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FLASHBACK: Media Lamented ‘Rush’ to Remove ‘Storied’ Al Franken

December 7th, 2019 12:15 PM
Two years ago this week, Democrat Al Franken resigned amidst multiple allegations of unwanted touching. Yet journalists lamented the “rush” to remove the liberal senator from such a “potentially storied career.” This chiding included NBC anchor Tom Brokaw, who would later himself be accused of sexual misconduct. On December 7, 2017, CBS’s Nancy Cordes lamented,…

Hey, Journalists: New Claim That Al Franken ‘Put His Hand on My A**’

October 1st, 2019 10:55 AM
It’s been more than 18 months since Senator Al Franken stepped down from his seat in the Senate, but thoughts of a comeback ran into some turbulence on Monday. That was when yet another woman accused the former comedian of inappropriate sexual behavior, the ninth to do so and the fourth to say that Franken “groped” her “ass.”

NY Times Blames Sexism for Failure of Gillibrand, 'Champion of Women'

September 2nd, 2019 8:24 PM
The front of Monday’s New York Times featured reporter Lisa Lerer on failed feminist Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, who tacked hard to the left on immigration and gun control in a failed attempt to appeal to today’s Democratic Party: “Gillibrand’s Failed Run Shows Feminism’s Promise and Limits.” It was a quite different…