The Worst Political Scandal in American History?
This week, Special Counsel John Durham released a 316-page report detailing the origins of Operation Crossfire Hurricane -- the FBI’s investigation into supposed connections between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. The report is an astounding expose of corruption and collusion -- not between Trump and Russia, but between the Hillary Clinton campaign, friendlies at the FBI and top…
CBS Gushes Over Obama Pushing Australian-Style Gun Control
The cast of CBS Mornings oohed and aahed on Tuesday in a response to their interview of Barack Obama where the former president pushed Australian-style gun control and lamented that networks like CBS do not have the power they once did. Nate Burleson claimed the interview made him want to be a better journalist, Tony Dokoupil claimed Obama’s views on guns were “historically” correct…
MSNBC Blames U.S. Sanctions On Communist Cuba For Border Crisis
With Title 42 set to expire, MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell welcomed on two former Obama officials to discuss the border crisis on her Thursday show. One of those officials was former deputy national security advisor Ben Rhodes who claimed that one reason the border crisis is so bad is because the U.S. is just too mean to the communist and socialist dictatorships in Cuba and Venezuela.
PBS Doc Reduces Tea Party Opposition To Obama To Racism, Bigotry
For the third episode of Iconic America, PBS explored the history and meaning of the Gadsden Flag and during the portion covering the Tea Party protests during the Obama era, the assorted cast sought to reduce those protests to racists and other bigots.
With the Debt Limit, It’s the Same Old Song
The very term “debt limit” makes a mockery of any kind of responsible budgeting. Each time the government reaches the “limit” it gets raised with the familiar scenarios that include threats of a government shutdown (an idea that increasingly appeals to some conservatives) and the claim that the “full faith and credit” of the U.S. is at stake. We have faith and credit? Who knew?
Media VILIFIED GOP Budget-Cutters During 2011 Debt Fight
During the 2011 debt ceiling fight, the media relentlessly harassed Republican attempts to rein in spending, as journalists demanded tax increases and blasted conservatives as hostage takers and bomb-toting terrorists.
Sad Trombone: NYT Calls Out WH for Hiding Biden from the News Media
In a nearly 1,800-word piece posted Thursday afternoon at The New York Times website (but buried on A-16 of Saturday’s print edition), longtime White House reporter Michael Shear blasted the Biden administration for having “protect[ed]” the President through his first two years in office with only 54 interviews and the fewest press conferences in his first two years since Richard…
Daily Show Attacks GOP 'Bull**** Coming Out of Florida'
Roy Wood Jr. kicked off the correspondents and contributors stretch of The Daily Show temp hosts on Comedy Central on Monday with the unoriginal idea that Republicans are racist, specifically condemning the “bullshit coming out of Florida.”
Flashback: Year of Media Spin Gave Us Budget-Busting ObamaCare
Thirteen years ago this week, the liberal media celebrated the final passage of the Affordable Care Act, aka “ObamaCare,” President Barack Obama’s big government answer to the millions of Americans without health insurance. Passage came after a year of media cheerleading, as journalists trumpeted the alleged benefits of Obama’s plan and denigrated conservative critics as racists or terrorists…
60 Minutes Segment On Declining Navy Sinks A Decade Of Fact-Checks
Sunday’s edition of CBS’s 60 Minutes sounded the alarm on China’s rapid naval expansion and included premier PLAN expert Toshi Yoshihara warning that China is outbuilding several Western nations combined and Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Mike Gilday declaring his top priority is cutting down the Navy’s excessive maintenance delays that limit the Navy’s ability to keep up. The…
'WHEEE!' Joe Scarborough Mocks DeSantis for Baseball Throwing Motion
Joe Scarborough goes "whee" 11 times in a segment mocking Ron DeSantis' baseball throwing motion.
TV News Censors Buffett’s Slam of Biden’s ‘Illiterate’ Class Warfare
This week, the liberal news networks said absolutely nothing about billionaire Warren Buffett’s barely-veiled slam of President Biden and other liberals for their newest class warfare gambit: demonizing corporations that buy back their stock. That’s a far cry from 2011 and 2012, when those same networks helped juice then-President Obama’s re-election campaign by trumpeting Buffett’s call for…
TWITTER FILES: Docs Expose Soros-Tied ‘State-Sponsored Blacklists'
The latest batch of Twitter Files released by Twitter owner Elon Musk blew the lid off a coordinated effort to create “state-sponsored blacklists.”
President’s Day Parade (of Quotes): Using History to Spin the News
Journalists love to use past presidents to measure today’s politicians, either to build up those who exemplify their historical liberal heroes, or to belittle conservatives with whom they disagree. Here’s a deep dive into the MRC’s archives showing how the media have used presidents from George Washington to Abraham Lincoln to JFK as talking points in today’s political battles.