Bill Barr Still Hammers Media’s ‘Merciless’ Push on Russia Collusion

July 8th, 2020 3:22 PM

Even though Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report found no evidence against President Donald Trump, Attorney General Bill Barr continues to examine what “merciless” part the media played in that investigation. He's repeatedly said the media offered no apologies, no "whoops," it was just "on to the next false scandal."

Bill Barr Strongly Attacks Media on 'Systemic Racism' in NPR Interview

June 27th, 2020 3:13 PM

Attorney General William Barr submitted to an interview with Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep, and he received a pile of questions suggesting Barr is too subservient to Trump, especially in undoing the Russiagate narrative. But the best part came when they discussed systemic racism! Barr brought the pain to the media...

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CNN Cites One Tweet as Reason to Doubt Antifa Involvement in Riots

June 3rd, 2020 11:39 PM

While some have tried to pretend that Antifa is not that bad-- after all, it's short for anti-fascist," so how bad can they really be?-- others have asserted without any evidence that it's actually white supremacists posing as Antifa that is responsible for the violence across the country. On Tuesday's CNN Newsroom, hosts Poppy Harlow and Jim Sciutto claimed to have found…

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CNN Likens Anti-Riot Actions to 'Tiananmen Square' Massacre

June 3rd, 2020 7:43 PM

On Tuesday morning's New Day on CNN, Trump derangement syndrome was on full display as CNN regulars spread misinformation and freaked out over the dispersal of rioters in Lafayette square before President Donald Trump's speech on the riots across the country. As the group incorrectly claimed that the protesters were all peaceful and that tear gas was used against them, CNN legal…

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CNN's Gergen Calls It 'Nuts' for Bill Barr to Urge 'Law and Order'

May 30th, 2020 8:33 PM

Late Saturday afternoon, during live coverage of the protests and riots in reaction to the police-involved death of Minneapolis resident George Floyd, CNN host John Berman and analyst David Gergen fretted over Attorney General Bill Barr calling for "law and order" in a statement addressing the violence. Gergen called the choice of words a "dog whistle" and declared it to be "nuts" that it was…

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MSNBC Analyst Suggests Trump 'Corruptly' Going After Sen. Burr

May 17th, 2020 12:37 PM
It's a classic MSM damned-if-you-do-or-don't trap. On Joy Reid's MSNBC show today, MSNBC legal analyst Glenn Kirschner suggested that President Trump is "corruptly" going after Sen. Richard Burr [R-NC] because Burr has demonstrated insufficient "loyalty" to the president.
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Obsessed Joe Scarborough's Meltdown: 'Donald! Donald! Hey, Donald!'

May 14th, 2020 9:30 AM
Nary a day goes by that Morning Joe does not aver some variation on the notion that President Trump is not "well." But perhaps the time has come for Scarborough to take a hard look in the mirror. The corrosive effects of his unrelenting hatred of the president seem to be taking a toll on Scarborough's psyche. 

Column: Could Chuck Todd Be Any Lazier?

May 13th, 2020 8:24 AM
The late Tim Russert had a reputation of meticulous preparation for his Sunday turns on Meet the Press. Now it seems Chuck Todd spends more time working on his hair.
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Chuck Todd Offers Mealy-Mouthed Apology for Deceptive Edit, Blames CBS

May 12th, 2020 6:58 PM
Behold, the epitome of laziness. On Tuesday’s MTP Daily, NBC News political director Chuck Todd offered a muddled and pathetic apology/non-apology for the deceptive edit Sunday’s Meet the Press carried out against Attorney General Bill Barr, saying that he was “very sorry for that mistake” but blamed CBS News clips for this kerfuffle. Only in the final seconds of the 65-…
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NBC Tweets Apology After Chuck Todd Lies About AG's Comments on Flynn

May 11th, 2020 9:31 AM
Is it really too much to ask that the media report a quote, accurately? Apparently it is for NBC. On Meet the Press Sunday, NBC political director and MTP host Chuck Todd cut short a clip of Attorney General William Barr defending the DOJ’s decision to dismiss the Michael Flynn case in a CBS interview. After Todd edited the clip to take out crucial context, he absurdly proceeded to bash…
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Morning Fit: Mika Brzezinski Calls President Trump a 'Freaking Nut'

May 11th, 2020 9:03 AM
On today's Morning Joe, Mika Brzezinski called Donald Trump a "freaking nut." What prompted Mika to use a variation on the F-word to describe the President of the United States? That he had the audacity, via tweets, to defend himself and his administration.    
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MSNBC's Melber Refuses To Confront Schiff About Transcripts

May 9th, 2020 2:39 PM
During the early part of the Trump Administration it was not uncommon for Intel Committee Chairman Adam Schiff to tell every TV camera and sympathetic journalist he could find that it was beyond doubt that Trump had colluded with Russia during the 2016 campaign. But recently released transcripts showed former Obama officials, despite their public proclamations to the contrary, had no such…
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Nets Ignored Trump Proclaiming Flynn’s Innocence Before Case Dropped

May 7th, 2020 11:51 PM
A week ahead of Attorney General William Barr’s decision on Thursday to have the Department of Justice drop their case against former General Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to announce the innocence of his former National Security Adviser. “What happened to General Michael Flynn, a war hero, should never be allowed to happen to a citizen of the United States…
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Nets Celebrated Flynn’s Plea Deal But Decry Case Getting Dropped

May 7th, 2020 9:51 PM
Nearly two and a half years after accepting a plea deal because he was entrapped by anti-Trump FBI investigators, former General Michael Flynn saw light at the end of the tunnel Thursday. After the case was reviewed by the Department of Justice, Attorney General William Barr order the case be dropped citing the fact Flynn had not lied about anything material or central to the Russia investigation…