Stossel Column: China’s Dark Turn
September 11th, 2020 2:36 PM
"I'm more anti-China than you!" That's a new theme of this election. Joe Biden says, "We will never again be at the mercy of China!" Donald Trump replies, "China would own our country if Joe Biden got elected!" It's strange to hear competition, because just a few administrations ago, presidents were eager to celebrate China. "A future of greater trade and growth and human…
CNN's Jennings Makes Trouble: Why Hasn't Bill Clinton Been Canceled?
August 19th, 2020 4:40 PM
It’s nice that CNN still occasionally allows a real conservative analyst to make trouble on the set. Joseph Wulfsohn at Fox News reported that five minutes before the DNC-VCR segment of Tuesday night’s coverage kicked in, CNN analyst Scott Jennings caused a disturbance by asking why Democrats have never canceled Bill Clinton from appearing in the #MeToo era.
CRICKETS: MSNBC Fails to Ask Carville About Clinton's #MeToo Bombshell
August 18th, 2020 9:14 PM
For a party that claims to embrace women speaking out against harassment in a MeToo era, it’s awkward to see journalists look the other way at Bill Clinton speaking at night two of the Democratic National Convention. It’s even more awkward with newly unearthed photos of the former president getting a massage from an alleged Jeffrey Epstein victim.
Sign of the Apocalypse? CNN Mentions Bill Clinton in New Epstein Story
July 31st, 2020 12:13 PM
On Friday’s New Day, CNN co-host Alisyn Camerota and reporter Kara Scannell committed random acts of journalism in discussing the newly released documents from a 2015 civil lawsuit brought by Virginia Giuffre against Jeffrey Epstein.
MSNBC's Glaude: Trump 'Playing Fast and Loose' with Black Deaths
June 15th, 2020 10:45 AM
Appearing as a guest on Saturday's Velshi show on MSNBC, contributor Eddie Glaude accused President Donald Trump of planning to put on a "white political theater" that "plays fast and loose" with the deaths of blacks as he complained about the upcoming rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma -- a city known for a horrific massacre against black residents in 1921.
CNN Brands President Trump a Hypocrite for Not Attending Church
May 25th, 2020 9:07 AM
A president can be an ardent defender of religious freedom without being overtly devout himself. But that didn't stop CNN from branding President Trump a hypocrite for having not attended church this weekend while having recently promoted the re-opening of houses of worship.
Will Bill Clinton Be Featured in Netflix’s Epstein Documentary?
May 16th, 2020 1:30 PM
Netflix is going where too many journalists fear to tread, but there’s a catch. The streaming giant just released our first look at Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich, a docuseries chronicling the late multi-millionaire’s sordid life. Epstein’s 2019 suicide unlocked a bevy of unanswered questions about much more than his crimes.
NY Times Media Columnist Wonders Why Tara Reade's Not on TV (Bias)
May 2nd, 2020 9:22 PM
Recently appointed New York Times media columnist Ben Smith has hit the ground running. Unlike his predecessor Jim Rutenberg, Smith manages to find alternatives to attacking Fox News again and again. On Friday he dove in to the lack of press time for Tara Reader, who has accused probable Democratic nominee Joe Biden of sexual assault: “Why Won’t Television News Put the Accuser on the…
NYTimes Praises 'Eulogist and Comforter' Clinton vs. Detonating Trump
April 27th, 2020 11:24 AM
Monday’s “Political Memo” from the New York Times’ Mark Leibovich was a more-solemn-than-usual take from the generally snarky Leibovich, but still in the service of the Democratic Party and in opposition to President Trump. The online headline: “Trump Turns Shared American Experiences Into Us vs. Them.” He began by noting the passing without much notice of the…
Trump's a 'Fascist' and 5 Other Lowlights from Hulu’s ‘Hillary’ Doc
March 10th, 2020 8:34 AM
Hulu's new docuseries Hillary was released on March 6; a four-episode, four-hour slog that went back and forth between the 2016 campaign and Hillary Clinton's life from childhood. Although rewatching her 2016 concession speech and crying supporters was a highlight, this being a show about the Clintons, the series was filled with lowlights.
ABC, NBC Hail 'Iconic' New Clinton Documentary, CBS Excoriates
March 6th, 2020 1:00 PM
ABC and NBC on Friday spun the cringe-inducing, awkward new comments by Bill Clinton, in which the former President blamed his White House affair with Monica Lewinsky as “anxiety” management. The Today show and Good Morning America hailed a Hulu documentary as “remarkable” and a look at the “painful” time (for the Clintons).
Bye-Bye Chris! The Worst of Matthews
March 3rd, 2020 10:20 AM
He’s gone! After 23 years at CNBC and MSNBC, Chris Matthews has “retired” as Hardball host. Here at the MRC we’ve documented Matthews’s long career of slams on conservatives and his thrills over “immaculate” Obama and Jesus-like Bill Clinton. The following are just a few of those Hardball lowlights over the years:
Ex-CNBC Star, Harsh Critic of Socialism, to Challenge AOC in Primary
February 13th, 2020 10:57 AM
Many Republicans -- and some Democrats as well -- have been unhappy ever since wildly liberal Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez won New York’s 14th congressional district in November of 2018, after she upset 10-term Democratic incumbent Joe Crowley. While several people have expressed an interest in running against her in this year’s primary and general election, the most recent person to…
Morning Joe Hails Clinton ‘Humility’ vs. Trump ‘Freak Show’
February 7th, 2020 12:18 PM
In a truly tone deaf show open Friday morning, MSNBC’s Morning Joe cheered the supposed “humility,” “dignity,” and “humanity” of former President Bill Clinton at the conclusion of his impeachment in 1999, while denouncing President Trump’s post-impeachment White House address as a “freak show.”