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MUST WATCH: Doocy, Rosen & Co. Battle Biden in WILD Press Conference

January 19th, 2022 7:52 PM

In a press conference Wednesday that ran nearly two hours, President Biden faced over 60 questions from 24 different reporters, but it wasn’t a surprise that the most contentious moments and questions that were most probing came from reporters that usually give Press Secretary Jen Psaki a run for her money in Fox’s Peter Doocy, the New York Post’s Steven Nelson, Real Clear Politics’s…

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MSNBC Backs Biden's Whose Side—MLK or George Wallace—Are You On?

January 16th, 2022 9:21 PM

Many, including some prominent Democrats, have criticized Joe Biden's inflammatory speech this past week in Atlanta in which he accused those who oppose undoing the Senate's filibuster rules to push through his federal takeover of elections as being on the side of George Wallace, Bull Connor, and Jefferson Davis. But Biden, even at his most outrageous, can always count on MSNBC to have…

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AGAIN?! Lemon Says Critics Are With KKK, Nazis, Traitors to America

January 13th, 2022 5:28 PM

CNN host Don Lemon leaned in Wednesday night into his claim from almost one year ago exactly about Trump supporters that earned him our Chris Cuomo Memorial Award for Worst Quote of the Year. During his eponymous show, Lemon insisting those who oppose him, President Biden, and other Democrats, aren’t like the KKK, Nazis, segregationists like Bull Connor and George Wallace, and treasonists like…

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Morning Joe: Rubes Believe Hunter Biden Stories -- We Know Better

October 22nd, 2020 3:24 PM

On Morning Joe, Willie Geist says that Trump voters believe the stories about Hunter Biden because of their "information filter," but "if you watch it from where we [in the liberal media] are sitting, it’s factually untrue."

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Hateful Joy Reid Compares Trump's Corona Defenders to Segregationists

July 21st, 2020 2:54 PM

On Monday afternoon, just a couple of hours before her new MSNBC evening show, Joy Reid was demonstrating her propensity to demonize Republicans while injecting race into anything as she made a tortured comparison between those who defend President Donald Trump's coronavirus response and racists who supported segregationist Democrat Bull Connor in the 1960s.

Being a Racist Is Easy Today

July 31st, 2019 5:56 PM
Years ago, it was hard to be a racist. You had to be fitted for and spend money on a white gown and don a pointy hat. You celebrated racism by getting some burlap, wrapping it around a cross, setting it ablaze and dancing around it carrying torches. Sometimes, as did Lester Maddox, you had to buy axe handles for yourself and your supporters to wield to forcibly turn away black customers from your…
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Meacham Invokes KKK, George Wallace While Discussing 'Trumpism'

March 6th, 2018 4:48 AM
As historian and MSNBC contributor Jon Meacham appeared as a guest on Friday's Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO, he repeatedly made references to racist public figures or groups from history like George Wallace and the KKK as he discussed modern-day political battles and President Donald Trump. At one point, he lectured about American history: "But the forces the President embodies --…

Tucker Carlson Calls Chris Matthews a Moron for Likening Rick Perry to

August 17th, 2011 6:38 PM
As NewsBusters previously reported, Chris Matthews on Tuesday likened Texas governor Rick Perry to segregationist Bull Connor. On Fox's "America's Newsroom" Wednesday, Daily Caller editor Tucker Carlson took exception with this (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Video: CNN's Sanchez Also Hinted Arpaio Was Using Nazi Tactics

October 20th, 2009 10:57 AM
As Mike Bates documented on Monday night, CNN’s Rick Sanchez likened Maricopa County, Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio to the segregationist “Bull” Connor during an interview on Monday’s Newsroom: “Like Bull Connor in 1960s, you’re going to sit there and tell the feds, you don’t care what they say, you’re going to do it your way and you're going to do it when you want to do it?” However, earlier in the…

CNN's Sanchez Likens Arpaio to Bull Connor

October 19th, 2009 9:36 PM
On his segment of today's CNN Newsroom, anchor Rick Sanchez went for the hat trick, likening Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to the infamous Theophilus “Bull” Connor, Birmingham, Alabama’s late segregationist police commissioner who ruthlessly used police attack dogs and fire hoses to thwart 1963 civil rights demonstrators, no fewer than three times.[SEE also Matt Balan's related post, with…

Bobby Rush Blasts The Bull Connor Democrats

December 31st, 2008 8:27 AM
Ain't this post-racial period great?  Here we have one of the more famous members of the Black Congressional Caucus accusing Senate Democrats of threatening to act like Orville Faubus, George Wallace and perhaps the most iconic of segregationists, Bull Connor. Bobby Rush, the former Black Panther who is now a congressman from Chicago, levelled his accusation on the CBS Early Show this morning in…

Rush: 'We've Gone from Bull Connor to Bull Clinton

January 28th, 2008 12:20 PM
Leave it to Rush to nail it. Here's how Limbaugh opened today's show, speaking of the way Bill Clinton injected race into the campaign with his comparison [view video of Clinton making his statement here] of Obama's South Carolina primary victory to Jesse Jackson's twin wins in the Palmetto State in the '80s:We've gone from Bull Connor to Bull Clinton.