NYT: Trump ‘Conspiracy Theory’ on Pelosi, Impeachment 'Disinformation'
January 19th, 2020 7:59 PM
The New York Times’ double standard on ideas it considers “conspiracy theories” was ably demonstrated in Sunday’s New York Times by reporters Annie Karni and Jeremy Peters: “How a Pelosi Conspiracy Theory Spread, From Twitter to Fox to Trump.” That headline hit the paper’s two main enemies: Fox News and President Trump.
Seth Meyers Slams 'Lumpy White Guys' on Fox Pushing Iran War
January 7th, 2020 3:25 PM
On the late Monday, early Tuesday edition of Late Night with Seth Neyers on NBC, the liberal host devoted his nightly commentary to trashing "lumpy white guys" who have appeared on Fox News recently to defend President Donald Trump's decision to order the killing of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani. Meyers accused Republican Senator Lindsey Graham and George W. Bush White House…
Ari Fleischer Hammers PBS Reporter Calling Out Trump 'Lie' at the G-7
September 3rd, 2019 4:39 PM
Over at The Federalist, former Bush White House press secretary Ari Fleischer singled out PBS NewsHour reporter Yamiche Alcindor as a vivid example of liberal media bias during a press conference at the G-7 meetings in France. Alcindor grew emotional when Trump dared to say Obama was "outsmarted" by Russian leader Vladimir Putin. Reporters believe Obama is far too smart to ever be…
'Stockholm Syndrome'? NY Times Shaken by Civility to Sarah Sanders
June 27th, 2019 3:57 PM
New York Times reporter Shawn McCreesh was amazed, and perhaps slightly appalled, to catch some White House reporters being civil to the recently resigned White House press secretary, by actually (gasp!) attending her farewell drinks party: “Toasting Sarah Huckabee Sanders. By the Press. Really.” How could this happen? "Maybe it was a case of Stockholm syndrome."
Ari Fleischer: CNN ‘Too Embarrassed’ to Fix Its Faulty Reporting
August 31st, 2018 5:33 PM
On Thursday's Fox & Friends, former White House press secretary and current Fox News contributor Ari Fleischer bashed CNN over a questionable July 26 report that attorney Michael Cohen was prepared to say President Donald Trump knew in advance about the controversial Trump Tower meeting in 2016.
Spicer Goes Nuclear on CNN Acting Like Matthews Making It 'Personal'
May 17th, 2018 12:32 PM
Speaking near the end of FNC’s Hannity on Thursday about the latest examples of liberal media bias, former White House press secretaries Ari Fleischer and Sean Spicer eviscerated the liberal press for having “becom[e] the voice of the opposition” to the point that “they’ve made it personal” against the President with CNN hosts in particular morphing into Chris…
CNN's Stelter Blames 'Politicians' for Media Being 'Unpopular'
July 3rd, 2017 11:45 AM
On Monday's New Day on CNN, when asked by co-host Alisyn Camerota why the dominant media are so "unpopular," CNN media analyst Brian Stelter only vaguely referred to some of the reason being "self-inflicted" before turning to putting much of the blame on "politicians" like President Donald Trump attacking the media as "fake news." In fact,…
Fleischer Excoriates Liberal Media for Being 'Too Far' Out of Touch
April 17th, 2017 11:13 AM
Former George W. Bush White House press secretary Ari Fleischer gave a great interview to The Hill’s Joe Concha posted Sunday in which he slammed the liberal media for their bias “particularly on social issues” and proving daily how they’re too disconnected from their audiences. On media bias itself, Fleischer said “there’s no question about it” as the…
Fake News: ABC Apologizes for Deceptively Editing Ari Fleischer
January 25th, 2017 12:13 PM
Another example of fake news from the liberal media? ABC News late on Tuesday night apologized for deceptively editing a quote from former George W. Bush press secretary Ari Fleischer. In a segment from Monday on current press secretary Sean Spicer, Nightline’s Juju Chang featured a quote of Fleischer unequivocally condemning Spicer: “His briefing made me uncomfortable. It was too…
CNN’s Paul Begala: Dick Cheney Is a ‘Political Sociopath’
September 2nd, 2015 1:39 PM
During an appearance on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360 on Tuesday night, CNN’s Paul Begala blasted Vice President Dick Cheney for blaming President Obama for the rise of ISIS. The Democratic strategist argued that Cheney’s comments were “a portrait of a political sociopath...I actually went and looked up on the Mayo Clinic website the definition of that disorder and it…
CNN Pundits Borger, Fleischer Spar Over Netanyahu Veering 'Political'
March 6th, 2015 11:43 AM
CNN political analyst Gloria Borger had some pretty strong words Tuesday when she gave her post-speech analysis of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress. She treated the whole thing as a political spectacle.
Former Bush spokesman Ari Fleischer pushed back, that talking about the Holocaust and the founding of Israel isn't political.
CNN's Acosta Touts Iraq Supposedly Being A 'Big Part of Biden's Portfo
August 11th, 2014 2:56 PM
CNN's Jim Acosta ran to the Obama administration's defense in a Monday post on Twitter. Ari Fleischer, former White House press secretary under President George W. Bush, replied to Acosta's previous Tweet reporting that Vice President Joe Biden "called Iraqi Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi to congratulate him." Fleischer wondered, "Why is Biden making these…
Ari Fleischer Slams Media 'Double Standard' on Foreign Policy
September 13th, 2012 12:44 PM
GOP strategist Ari Fleischer set the record straight about the media infatuation with Mitt Romney's statements on the embassy attacks. On Wednesday's Anderson Cooper 360, he called out the media's "double standard" and defended Romney's criticism of the Obama administration.
"Debates about foreign policy are an absolute vital part of our democracy and I don…
Ari Fleischer: David Chalian Comments Reflective of Larger Media Probl
August 30th, 2012 6:14 PM
Speaking with NewsBusters at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, former Bush press secretary Ari Fleischer reacted strongly to the offensive joke made by ousted Yahoo News Washington bureau chief David Chalian that Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his wife Ann.
"It baffles me that somebody like that could even be hired in the first place," Fleischer said.