Brian Williams Frets Berlin Attack Will ‘Tilt’ Election Against Merkel

December 21st, 2016 5:50 PM
In the wake of the ISIS terrorist attack in Berlin, Germany on Monday, many of the county’s right wing politicians have laid the blame at the feet of Chancellor Angela Merkel because of her lax immigration policies. On The 11th Hour Tuesday night, disgraced news anchor Brian Williams fretted for what is meant for Germany and all of Europe. “This could turn out to be the tractor-trailer that…

HuffPo Writer on MSNBC Whines Right Wing Is Politicizing Berlin Attack

December 19th, 2016 6:21 PM
Terrible news broke out of Berlin, Germany Monday after a truck drove through a Christmas market, killing nine people and injuring dozens, in an apparent terrorist attack. As with many horrific attacks, the partisans rushed to politicize it, but during the 3 p.m. ET hour of MSNBC Live, Juergen Kloeckner from the Huffington Post whined that the German right wing seemed to have beat the left to the…

Multiculturalism: A Failed Concept

June 29th, 2016 12:56 PM
German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that multiculturalism has "utterly failed," adding that it was an illusion to think Germans and foreign workers could "live happily side by side." The failure of multiculturalism is also seen in Denmark, Sweden, the United Kingdom, France, Belgium and other European countries. Immigrants coming from Africa and the Middle East refuse to assimilate and…

CNN's Douthat Warns of Immigration 'Disaster' in Germany

January 11th, 2016 2:08 PM
Appearing as a guest on Monday's CNN Newsroom with Carol Costello, New York Times columnist and CNN political commentator Ross Douthat admitted that there can be such a thing as too much immigration as he warned of a "slow-motion disaster" in Germany because of Chancellor Angela Merkel's decision to allow a million immigrants into the country. But when asked by host Costello to clarify the…

'No-Go Zones' Are Back in the News — But Not at U.S. Media Outlets

January 11th, 2016 10:27 AM
Despite reports and statements containing the term coming out of Germany during the past week, searches at the Associated Press on "no-go zones," and even on "no-go," return nothing. The New York Times has no recent report identifying European no-go zones, but has at least demonstrated that it might be getting over its nearly allergic reaction to the term by observing that parts of Ramadi, Iraq…

Obama's NSA Spying on Congress Not a Story at AP — Until GOP Responds

January 1st, 2016 9:19 PM
The Wall Street Journal ran a blockbuster story Tuesday afternoon ("U.S. Spy Net on Israel Snares Congress") about how the Obama administration's National Security Agency's "targeting of Israeli leaders swept up the content of private conversations with U.S. lawmakers." In other words, the NSA spied on Congress. As talk-show host and commentator Erick Erickson drily observed: "Congress began…

Fortune Whines At Time 'Person of Year' Merkel 'Reversing Course'

December 15th, 2015 3:00 PM
The year isn't even over, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Time's 2015 Person of the Year, has begun to act against the primary reason why the magazine chose her. To refresh from a NewsBusters post last week, Time's Nancy Gibbs cited three reasons for the choice. The clearly most important one, from their perspective, was Merkel's virtually unilateral decision that Germany "would welcome…

Time Names Merkel 'Person of the Year,' Lauds 'Leading From Behind'

December 9th, 2015 11:58 AM
In an announcement which deservedly carries far less weight than it has in the past, Time Magazine (1997 circulation, 4.2 million; current circuation, 3.3 million) has named German chancellor Angela Merkel its 2015 Person of the Year. The stated reason for her selection: "Not once or twice but three times this year there has been reason to wonder whether Europe could continue to exist, not…

NBC, ABC Morning Shows: Forget G7 Foreign Policy, Look at This Photo!

June 9th, 2015 12:09 PM
Despite President Obama making the stunning admission at the G7 Summit on Monday that the U.S. still lacks a “complete strategy” to combat ISIS, NBC’s Today and ABC’s Good Morning America ignored the news on Tuesday. Instead, both network morning shows promoted a social media meme about a photo of Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

NBC Spins for Obama Following ISIS Comments at G-7 Summit

June 8th, 2015 9:22 PM
Following President Obama’s comments at the G-7 summit on Monday about the United States still having “no complete strategy” for fighting ISIS, NBC Nightly News went to work in spinning for the President by touting his reasoning and neglecting to mention that he uttered similar remarks back on August 28, 2014. In contrast, ABC's World News Tonight and the CBS Evening News noted the similarity in…

NYT Story on German ‘Anti-Islam’ March Fails to Interview Anyone There

January 13th, 2015 4:57 PM
In the Tuesday print edition of The New York Times, an article appeared on A11 about the “anti-Islam” and “anti-immigration rally in Germany” that took place in Dresden on Monday and, in addition to trashing their position, reporter Melissa Eddy failed to interview or quote any of the over 20,000 demonstrators.  Over course of the 650 word plus article, Eddy instead included quotes from Germany’…

Obama Brags: 'I've Been More Deeply Involved In Intelligence Than Just

November 8th, 2013 10:56 AM
President Obama's narcissistic hits just keep on coming. Yesterday, we noted that in his interview with NBC's Chuck Todd, President Obama cast himself as the victim of the ObamaCare mess, complaining that "I've been burned" by the bad website.   In a new clip from the interview, aired during today's Daily Rundown, President Obama bragged "I can guarantee you that I have been more deeply…

Libtalker Rejects Apologia for Obama Spycraft - 'Who The Hell's In Cha

October 29th, 2013 6:51 PM
Liberal radio talker and ex-"Crossfire" host Bill Press has awakened from his half-decade long slumber when it comes to dubious actions by the Obama administration. The longtime Obama butt-kisser complained on his radio show yesterday that it's bad enough for Americans to learn the NSA has been eavesdropping on foreign leaders long considered allies of the US. Even worse, Press complained, is…

MSNBC: Obama and Merkel Are the New 'Ronnie and Maggie'; Matthews Sees

June 19th, 2013 6:11 PM
MSNBC's Chris Matthews and his liberal guest on Wednesday thrilled over the relationship between Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Washington Post writer Eugene Robinson even compared them to Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher: "I think in a way, you know, Barack and Angela are the new Ronnie and Maggie...They can be kind of a dynamic duo." (Of course, Reagan and Thatcher…