NY Times Revels in Barbara Bush Slams on Trump's 'Greed, Selfishness'

March 28th, 2019 5:11 PM
New York Times reporter Peter Baker managed to peel himself away from the Mueller report long enough to lavish almost 1,400 words on a biography of the late first lady Barbara Bush, The Matriarch, on Thursday: “To Barbara Bush, Donald Trump Represented ‘Greed, Selfishness.’ The story’s text box expanded the argument: “Because of Mr. Trump, Mrs. Bush gave up on her party.” Baker reveled in Barbara…

Excited NBC: Barbara Bush Blamed Trump for Her Heart Attack!

March 27th, 2019 11:46 AM
On Tuesday, NBC’s Today show eagerly promoted a new biography of Barbara Bush in which the late First Lady “blames Trump for her heart attack.” In addition to seizing on that absurd notion, the morning show went on to ghoulishly tout how Bush kept “a Trump countdown clock marking the days remaining in his term...at her bedside until the day she died.”

MSNBC Falsely Slams Reagan’s ‘Shameful Silence’ on AIDS

April 23rd, 2018 4:33 PM
While commemorating the life and legacy of Barbara Bush on her Monday show, MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell rightfully highlighted the former First Lady’s advocacy for AIDS patients. However, she and left-wing Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart then used the topic to falsely slam “the unbelievable and shameful silence of the Reagan administration.”

Joy Behar Likes the Bushes, Forgets She Smeared Them as ‘Murderers’

April 23rd, 2018 1:23 PM
In the wake of the funeral of Barbara Bush, The View co-host Joy Behar on Monday has decided she likes the political family. They’re so unlike the “con men and thugs” in the White House now. Apparently, Behar has forgotten that she previously smeared various Bush family members as “murderers,” “liars,” connected to Nazis and compared George W. Bush to Islamic terrorists.

Tom Brokaw Fondly Recalls Barbara Bush ‘Really Didn’t Like’ Rick Perry

April 18th, 2018 10:20 AM
Appearing on Wednesday’s Today show to reflect on the life of Barbara Bush, NBC Senior Correspondent Tom Brokaw bizarrely noted how much she supposedly “really didn’t like” current Energy Secretary and former Texas Governor Rick Perry, while recalling a private conversation with the former First Lady years earlier.

Morbid: MSNBC Uses Death of Barbara Bush to Malign State of the GOP

April 17th, 2018 9:41 PM
The news of Barbara Bush’s passing wasn’t even an hour old Tuesday night when MSNBC host Chris Hayes had his All In panel use the news to malign the current state of the Republican Party. The liberal brought on anti-Trump Republican David Jolly and former Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer (CA) to discuss how the GOP had fallen so far since it’s heyday with the Bush dynasty.

Heilemann: 'Unleash' the 'Mean' Barbara Bush on Trump

January 22nd, 2016 6:41 PM
Question: what would happen if a Republican pundit called Michelle Obama "mean" and suggested President Obama "unleash" her on an opponent? On With All Due Respect today, co-host Heilemann said that whereas her public image was that of a "lovely and matronly figure," First Lady Barbara Bush was in fact as "mean" and tough as anyone, and said he'd like to see the Bush campaign "unleash" her on…

Bill Maher: George H. W. and Barbara Bush ‘Often Mistaken for a Same

September 28th, 2013 1:09 PM
Bill Maher made a truly disgusting comment about former President George H.W. Bush and wife Barbara Friday. During the opening monologue of HBO’s Real Time, the host sad, “Over the years they were often mistaken for a same-sex couple” (video follows with transcript and commentary):

A Call to Arms on Education Reform

February 15th, 2011 11:11 AM
Former first lady Barbara Bush said on Greta Van Susteren's "On the Record" this past week: "We've got a real problem in public schools. ... This is a national crisis. It's as bad as anything in our country." When Van Susteren was pointing out from Bush's own op-ed piece that "Texas (is) 36th in the nation in high-school graduates (and) 3.8 million Texans don't have a high-school diploma,"…

NY Times Overexcited About First Daughter Barbara Bush's Support of Ga

February 1st, 2011 5:07 PM
New York Times reporter Michael Barbaro hyped up on Tuesday the less-than-earth-shattering news that Barbara Bush, one of President George W. Bush’s twin daughters, has made a video in support of gay marriage: “Daughter Of Bush Endorses Gay Marriages.” Barbaro managed to compare the video Bush made for a gay rights group to such “weighty issues” as the Iraq War: The Bush dynasty is no…

CBS Cheers Barbara Bush Supporting Gay Marriage

February 1st, 2011 12:02 PM
On Tuesday's CBS Early Show, news reader Jeff Glor declared: "Former First Daughter Barbara Bush is taking a very public stand in support of same-sex marriage." After a sound bite was played of Bush doing a video for the left-wing group New Yorkers for Marriage Equality, Glor added: "During his presidency, her father pushed an amendment banning same-sex marriage." While Glor touted the move…

Wanda Sykes: Bush 'Abused' America, Michelle's Arms Way Nicer Than Bar

October 20th, 2009 11:01 PM

NYT Links ERA Failure to Allegedly Passive GOP Spouses

June 19th, 2008 4:26 PM

Pimp Gate Update: MSNBC's Ethics Don’t Extend to Bush Twins

February 11th, 2008 1:20 PM
As NewsBusters has been reporting, MSNBC's reaction to David Shuster's "pimped out" Chelsea Clinton comment is an extraordinary example of the double standard that exists at this admittedly left-leaning cable network. In fact, the goings-on since Shuster first made this remark last Thursday make it crystal clear that potentially insensitive comments directed at the Clinton family are thoroughly…