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MSNBC's Cross: Trump Like 'Ghetto' Residents Who 'Trash' Their House

December 27th, 2020 6:00 AM

On her MSNBC show, weekend host Tiffany Cross says: "I have to just start out by saying this feels like the ghetto. You have those like neighbors in the hood when their house is in foreclosure, and they just trash the place. It feels like Donald Trump is treating this country like the house in foreclosure and just trashing the place on his way out." 


DNC Hack or Journalist? Mitchell Plots Strategy on Biden VP Pick

August 10th, 2020 2:55 PM

Joe Biden has not announced his running mate yet, but already liberal activist groups, Democratic politicians, and their media allies are laying the groundwork to label criticism of the vice presidential nominee as racist and sexist. In interviews with Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar and California Rep. Barbara Lee on Monday, MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell wondered what could be done to prevent this…

MSNBC's Hayes Frames Israel As Possible 'Obstacle' to Detente with Ira

September 26th, 2013 1:24 AM
On Tuesday's All In show on MSNBC, host Chris Hayes twice asked California Democratic Rep. Barbara Lee if Israel is an "obstacle" to a "diplomatic settlement between the U.S. and Iran," as the two discussed the possibility of a meeting between President Barack Obama and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the United Nations gathering. After playing a clip of Israeli…

NBC's Mitchell: Trust Obama, He's Going to Bomb Syria 'From A Very Cau

August 30th, 2013 4:42 PM
On her Friday MSNBC program, host Andrea Mitchell tried to ease the concerns of Democratic Congresswoman Barbara Lee and other members of Congress calling for a congressional vote on military action in Syria: "Barack Obama, as you know better than I do, was one of the leading Democratic politicians against the Iraq War. So if he says that this is different, that the evidence is there....…

MSNBC's Hayes: 'Frustrating' That 'More People in Prison' While 'Crime

July 29th, 2013 1:50 PM
On Friday's All In show, MSNBC host Chris Hayes did not seem to recognize that putting criminals in jail contributes to reducing crime as he declared that it was "frustrating" to him that there has been more "incarceration" while "crime is going down." As the MSNBC host brought aboard California Democratic Rep. Barbara Lee as a guest to discuss some of FNC…

For Second Time, MSNBC's Mitchell Hypes GOP's Racist Budget Cuts

April 8th, 2011 12:00 PM
Previewing the network’s “Black Agenda” special, MSNBC anchor Andrea Mitchell dragged out one of the most liberal members of Congress on April 7 to demagogue Republican budget cuts as harmful to poor minority groups. Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) turned what was supposed to be a conversation about the consequences of a government shutdown, which most members on both sides of…

Matthews: Rush Limbaugh 'Stirring the Pot on Race' in Haiti Disaster

January 13th, 2010 6:19 PM
Earlier this week Rush Limbaugh, on his radio show, predicted he would be accused of racism, for merely referencing Harry Reid's "light-skinned" remark about Barack Obama and sure enough it happened as Chris Matthews, on Wednesday's Hardball, did precisely that. After playing an out-of-context clip of Limbaugh claiming Barack Obama would gain "credibility with the black community…

Schultz: 'Left Seriously Considering Dumping Obama

August 18th, 2009 9:09 PM
If Napoleon was right about not interfering with an [in this case political] enemy in the process of destroying itself, this could be a time for Republicans to lay low. According to Ed Schultz, the left could be on the verge of an anti-Obama crack-up.On his MSNBC show this evening, Schultz said to the face of a senior admin official that the left is seriously considering dumping support for the…