Michael Steele Mocks Conservatives Over Liberal Court Rulings
June 19th, 2020 6:25 PM
Appearing as a guest on Friday's MSNBC Live with Stephanie Ruhle, contributor Michael Steele was true to form as an MSNBC Republican as he mocked conservatives for disapproving of liberal victories in recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings, and bizarrely suggested that iconic former conservative Justice Antonin Scalia would approve of the decisions.
This MSNBC Analyst Runs into Left-Wing Buzzsaw with Brag-Tweet
July 26th, 2019 1:40 PM
Wednesday evening was not a good time for MSNBC analyst Howard Fineman, who posted a tweet containing a picture of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer attending a party hosted by longtime New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd. However, the newsman soon had to remove his tweet since it embarrassingly showed both liberal leaders being forced to stand outside the…
Esquire: 'Effort to Salt the Judiciary With Larval Scalias'
July 17th, 2019 8:08 AM
Could the term "Larval Scalias" become an internet meme embraced by both the left and the right? It started out as a result of a fit of anger by Esquire's Charles Pierce over the rapid pace of conservative judges appointed by the Trump administration but it might ironically end up as tribute to the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
Liberal Media's SCOTUS Rationalization: Kennedy Was a Conservative
June 28th, 2018 1:03 PM
The announced retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy has thrown the left even further into angry confusion. Amid all the doomsaying and rending of garments, some in the media are attempting to label Anthony Kennedy as a “traditional conservative.”
Wilmore Likens GOP to 13 Kids Abused by 'Creepy White' Trump, Pence
January 20th, 2018 9:41 PM
Appearing as a guest on Friday's Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO, liberal comedian and failed Comedy Central host Larry Wilmore made several snide comments about conservatives as he not only cracked that former Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was "murdered by a pillow," but he poked fun at the 13 children who were infamously held prisoner and abused by their parents as he…
Ed Asner in Salon: 'The U.S. Was Actually Founded on Gun Control'
December 16th, 2017 7:10 PM
In a late Saturday morning column, wannabe constitutional scholars Ed Asner and Ed. Weinberger (yes, there's a period after his first name) weighed in on the Founders' intent relating to citizens' right to bear arms. Asner and Weinberger, an actor and a comedy joke and script writer, respectively, in real life, deigned to tell us that the Second Amendment was really a gun control…
Lib, Anti-Gun Professor Gets Schooled on This NBC Drama
April 18th, 2017 8:48 AM
Based in a city that’s the murder capital of the country with some of the strictest gun laws in the nation, it was only a matter of time before NBC’s new spin-off show Chicago Justice dealt with the issue of guns. But the surprise was how they handled it. Star Assistant State’s Attorney Peter Stone (Philip Winchester) is the only adult who defends gun rights in a story that…
CBS Highlights Study Claiming Supreme Court Justices Are Sexist
April 13th, 2017 12:20 AM
To cap off Wednesday’s CBS Evening News, the network spotlighted a study by a pair of Northwestern University law professors who claim the United States Supreme Court is a sexist workplace based exclusively on who interrupts who. “And at the Supreme Court, women broke the glass ceiling. Now, if the men don’t mind, they’d like to have the floor,” argued Anchor Scott…
Maher Slams 'Right-Wing A**hole' Gorsuch, 'Cheating' Republicans
April 9th, 2017 3:16 PM
On Friday's Real Time show on HBO, liberal comedian Bill Maher demonized newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch as a "right-wing asshole," a "Scalia clone," and someone who "has never shown any empathy toward a human being" before suggesting that "back alley abortions" might return. He also accused Republicans of "cheating" to…
CBS Lets 'So Smart' Liberal Lawyer Spin Gorsuch As Not 'Mainstream'
February 1st, 2017 1:31 PM
Wednesday's CBS This Morning turned to liberal attorney David Boies for his take on President Trump's nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. However, the newscast failed to provide balance by bringing on a conservative legal expert. Boies twice asserted that Gorsuch was "not in...the mainstream of judicial thought." Anchor Norah O'Donnell later gushed over the…
Matthews: Gorsuch Won't Be Confirmed Thanks to 'Polarized' Country
January 31st, 2017 9:37 PM
Following President Donald Trump announcing Judge Neil Gorsuch as his Supreme Court pick on Tuesday, MSNBC appeared flat-footed by the “traditional rollout” of Gorsuch with correspondent Ari Melber noting how the reality-television predictions didn’t hold true while Gorsuch was “elegant and broad.” Despite that praise from Melber, Chris Matthews predicted that…
Networks Hype Possible Court Picks as 'White,' 'Solid Conservatives'
January 31st, 2017 2:34 PM
The Big Three networks' morning newscasts on Tuesday forwarded the same language about two of President Trump's possible Supreme Court picks. On CBS This Morning, Jan Crawford labeled Neil Gorsuch and Thomas Hardiman "solid conservatives." ABC's George Stephanopoulos used the same term on GMA, and played up that "either one of these finalists could be picked by any…
NB Year-in-Review: The Most Outrageous Quotes of 2016, Part II
December 28th, 2016 9:55 AM
All this week, NewsBusters is recounting the most obnoxious liberal bias of 2016. Yesterday, we presented the most outrageous examples of journalists fawning over liberal or left-wing icons; today’s installment showcases some of this year’s most rancid quotes attacking Republicans or conservatives. Most of the media’s ire this year was aimed at GOP presidential candidate Donald…
New York Times Wraps Up 2016 With Christmas Gifts for Democrats
December 25th, 2016 8:15 PM
Not even Christmas Day provided respite from New York Times bias: The Sunday Review was devoted to the Year in Pictures, and cast the just-concluded election as a clash of light vs. darkness. The front-page was wholly covered by a full-length photo of Donald Trump -- more accurately, Trump’s shadow -- in stark, Stygian darkness, while the back page featured a hopeful member of the Hillary…