Twitter ‘Mistakenly’ Suspends, Then Reinstates Iran’s Supreme Leader

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March 31st, 2020 5:49 PM
Is Twitter going easy on dictators because the platform is too busy censoring conservatives? Several Twitter accounts belonging to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei were suspended early Tuesday March 31, according to Al Arabiya English. Khamenei maintained multiple accounts in various languages that would tweet to audiences that spoke English, Farsi, Russian, and…
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MSNBC Touts Iranian Lies About U.S. Troops, Hails ‘Revered’ Soleimani

January 7th, 2020 11:02 PM
On Tuesday’s Hardball and reacting to Iran having launched missiles at an Iraqi military base housing U.S. soldiers, NBC News Tehran bureau chief Ali Arouzi likely bolstered his perch in the eyes of the Iranian regime, promoting one propaganda point after another to MSNBC host Chris Matthews. This included the utterly false claim that “30 U.S. soldiers have been killed in this attack…
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‘NBC Nightly News’ Turns Itself into Infomercial for Iranian Regime

January 3rd, 2020 9:49 PM
Friday’s NBC Nightly News capped an ugly 24 hours for the liberal media after U.S. airstrikes killed Iranian terrorist Qasem Soleimani by doubling down on its bias, flashing outrageous chyrons, and fluffing pillows for the Iranians over the course of nearly 12 minutes of coverage. With help from anchor Lester Holt’s August visit to Tehran, this kowtow came at the expense of the…
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Revolving Door Swings Wide Open as NBC Hires Ben Rhodes

June 3rd, 2018 5:07 PM
There isn't enough room in a single post for all of the contempt and ridicule NBC's latest hiring move deserves. The PR department at its MSNBC cable outlet waited until early Saturday morning to tweet its announcement that Ben Rhodes, the Obama administration's Deputy National Strategic Advisor for Strategic Communications, would be joining both NBC and MSNBC as a "Political…
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Scarborough: Obama, U.S. Have ‘Blood on Our Hands’ for Syria Inaction

August 22nd, 2016 12:38 PM
While Donald Trump was hate-tweeting on Monday morning about Morning Joe and the gossip site rumors surrounding co-hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough, the latter co-host prided himself as being a Trump critic (he wasn’t) but more importantly called out the Obama administration and government for collectively having “blood on our hands” for the inaction in Syria’s…

NY Times Cohosts 'Oil and Money' Confab; Iran Oil Minister to Attend

September 20th, 2015 6:28 PM
A year ago, Tim Graham at NewsBusters noted that the New York Times was "offering 13-day tours of Iran guided by Times journalist Elaine Sciolino" at the bargain rate of $6,995 per person. Among other things, it promised "excellent insights into ... (the) life and accomplishments" of Ayatollah Khomeini, the ruthless Islamist leader who posed as a liberator, but then…
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ABC Omits Latest Rant from Iran’s Supreme Leader in Nuke Deal Coverage

September 9th, 2015 9:37 PM
On Wednesday night, ABC was the lone network to omit from their coverage of the Iran deal rally that Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei offered a new rant hours earlier in which he promised the country will not cooperate with the U.S. on any other issue beyond the deal in addition to predicting that Israel would not exist in 25 years.
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Barnicle: Obama Iran Deal an 'Extraordinary Feat'

April 10th, 2015 8:07 AM
For Iran, Mike?  On today's Morning Joe, reliable Obama fan Mike Barnicle managed to keep a straight face while lauding the Iran deal as an "extraordinary feat." He did so despite poll numbers displayed showing that a huge majority of Americans don't think the ayatollahs will keep their promises. Let's see: sanctions lifted while centrifuges keep…

MRC's Tim Graham: If Time Gives Miley Cyrus 'Person of the Year,' They

December 5th, 2013 2:29 PM
Neil Cavuto of the Fox Business Channel brought on MRC’s Tim Graham last night to discuss the sad fact that Miley Cyrus is leading Time’s online poll for Person of the Year. Cavuto said it’s a done deal. “I am here to tell you, Tim, confirm this is going to be the end of civilization as we know it, she will be.” “If they’re going to do that, it ought…

Dallas Paper's Religion Blog Snickers at Alabama-Iran Parallel

February 12th, 2009 1:42 PM
Update (13 Feb. | Ken Shepherd): Tomaso responds here, dismissing the notion that he exhibited any liberal bias. Commenters to his blog post are divided. Condescending secular elitism isn’t just for the coasts anymore. It can even come from red state Texas. On The Dallas Morning News’s Religion blog Feb. 12, Bruce Tomaso wrote a post called “Alabama and Iran Have Something in Common.” It stemmed…