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 get him onto the Court, and of being motivated by racism…

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 "so smart" guest.

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 Gorsuch’s fate will be determined by…

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 Republican president — both…

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 Trump — who,…

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…

CNN: Ohio Abortion Ban 'Could Be a Problem' for 'Right to Choose'

December 10th, 2016 8:00 PM
On Saturday's New Day on CNN, during a seven and a half minute segment dealing with Ohio's "Heartbeat Bill" that seeks to ban abortion after a heartbeat can be detected, partisan phraseology associated with the liberal side of the issue were repeatedly used by the various on-air CNN personalities who commented on the issue, while the only couple of times when the word choice preferred by…

Barney Frank Smears Scalia on MSNBC, Quips He Supported ‘F*g Burning'

November 29th, 2016 8:58 PM

Almost every edition of MSNBC’s Hardball offers a spit-take moment courtesy of host Chris Matthews, but it instead was a guest on Tuesday as openly gay former Democratic Congressman Barney Frank (Mass.) smeared late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia by quipping that on the issue of flag burnings, Scalia wasn’t really supportive that right as much as he was for “fag burning.”

Slate Writer: ‘Current Supreme Court Vacancy Is Not Trump’s to Fill’

November 15th, 2016 5:45 PM
Dahlia Lithwick knows her highly focused resistance movement will fail, but she proposed it anyway. In a Monday piece, the Slate legal analyst exhorted Democrats to “obstruct the nomination and seating” of anyone Donald Trump chooses to succeed Antonin Scalia, because “the current Supreme Court vacancy is not Trump’s to fill. This was President Obama’s vacancy and President Obama’s nomination.…

Nets Silent on Dem Senate Candidate Celebrating Death of Scalia

August 11th, 2016 1:57 AM
While the liberal “Big Three” networks were up in arms Wednesday evening over the a comment Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made about “second amendment people” in reference to stopping Hillary Clinton, they were strangely silent then when a Democratic Senate candidate from Ohio was caught celebrated the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.

NYT's Grim News: School Honors Scalia, 'Defying Pleas By...Students'

May 19th, 2016 10:11 AM
When George Mason University announced plans to rename its law school after the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the outrage in liberal academia (to be redundant) was unconfined. The Times followed up Wednesday, with reporter Nicholas Fandos relaying the grim news that Scalia's name would stay. Right from the lead sentence, Fandos really made the libertarian-leaning university sound…

Scalia Slam: NYT Fronts Lefty 'Fear' of Right-Wing Influence on Campus

April 29th, 2016 6:50 PM
George Mason University law school announced it would be renamed the Antonin Scalia School of Law in honor of the recently deceased justice. Yet even in death, the left and its allies at the Times won’t cease their attacks. Friday’s New York Times featured young reporter Nicholas Fandos, “University Critics Draw a Line at Naming Law School for Scalia.” The online headline was positively “fearful…

Slate Writer: GOP Angry That Evenly Split SCOTUS Can’t ‘Screw’ Obama

April 20th, 2016 8:55 PM
Eight Is Enough was a popular television series in the late 1970s and early ’80s. Dahlia Lithwick hinted in a Saturday article that a show about Republicans’ sour attitude toward the current Supreme Court situation might be called Eight’s Not Enough, with the key role played in absentia by Antonin Scalia. Lithwick theorized that for Republicans, “the 2016 term was meant to be the Supreme Court’s…

PBS's Brooks: GOP Should Confirm 'Excellent Choice' Garland

March 18th, 2016 10:27 PM
On the regular "Shields and Brooks" on Friday's PBS NewsHour, it was another case of a liberal analyst and a faux-conservative agreeing with each other as allegedly right-leaning New York Times columnist David Brooks gushed over U.S. Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland, calling him "an excellent choice," a "model of judicial restraint," and "a man of both amazing integrity and capacity to be…