Worst of Wilmore: WH Correspondents Dinner Host’s Most Obnoxious Jokes
April 26th, 2016 12:00 PM
When Comedy Central host Larry Wilmore plugged his White House Correspondents’ Association dinner hosting gig on CBS This Morning, the hosts absurdly praised him for being a “passionate centrist.” But if a review of his hosting duties at The Nightly Show is an indicator of who he will skewer the most at Saturday’s event, expect a lot of crass shots taken at the Republicans who are running for…
MSNBC.com: 'Grim,' 'Extremely Conservative' Fiorina Endorses Cruz
March 9th, 2016 6:35 PM
It's instructive how MSNBC.com reporter Jane Timm colored her reporting on former GOP presidential contender Carly Fiorina's endorsement today of Texas U.S. Senator Ted Cruz.
Hall Decries ‘Infamous’ ‘Failure’ Carly Fiorina After Endorsement
March 9th, 2016 12:17 PM
MSNBC’s Tamron Hall on Wednesday fumed over Carly Fiorina endorsing Ted Cruz, deriding the businesswoman as a “failure” and “infamous.” Hall talked to Cruz spokesman Ron Nehring and spewed liberal talking points: “When she was a candidate, Carly Fiorina's jobs record was questioned, laying off American workers, outsourcing, being a failed businesswoman and a failed candidate.”
LA Times Writer Uses Daughter As Prop, Slams 'Frightening' GOP Field
February 10th, 2016 9:55 AM
Gary Jacobs is a former television comedy writer and producer who occasionally writes supposedly humorous and satirical columns for the Los Angeles Times.
Previous offerings from Jacobs, whose work is not labeled as humor, include what anyone would recognize as obvious sendups, such as "A sneak peek of President Trump's first State of the Union address," and "What a GOP presidential debate with…
On FNC, NPR's Liasson Rips 'Inexplicable' Move to Leave Out Fiorina
February 5th, 2016 10:52 PM
NPR's Mara Liasson went after ABC News on Fox News Channel's Special Report on Friday over their decision to not invite Carly Fiorina to their upcoming Republican presidential debate: "It's inexplicable. I don't know how they can stand up and explain why the only woman in the race — who placed above some of the people who are on the stage and has a delegate — is not there. I can't even imagine...…
Fiorina Demands Spot in ABC Debate; Accused of Playing ‘Gender Card'
February 4th, 2016 4:30 PM
Talking to Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina on Thursday about possibly being excluded from ABC’s GOP presidential debate on Saturday, MSNBC host Kate Snow touted a Washington Post hit piece accusing the businesswoman of “playing the gender card”: “...a conservative writer wrote that you're playing the gender card about this....Is it fair to say that you're playing the race – the…
Noah Giggles About 'Fantastic' CMP Indictment; 'I Love This Country!'
January 28th, 2016 1:52 AM
Adding himself to the mix of liberal comedians expressing their approval with the indictment of two Center for Medical Progress (CMP) pro-life activists, Daily Show host Trevor Noah giggled and cheered his way through a segment on Wednesday’s show by leading the audience in “U-S-A” chants and gushing that “I love this country” and “[t]his is the best thing ever.”
Meyers Hails CMP Indictment; Smears Fiorina as a Child and Glenn Close
January 27th, 2016 6:01 PM
In a nearly five-minute liberal, sexist commentary masquerading as a comedy routine, NBC’s Late Night host Seth Meyers lambasted Carly Fiorina and pro-life conservatives early Wednesday morning and reveled in the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) indictment by declaring that Congress should “defund planned bulls***” instead of the abortion provider.
No 'Blizzard' of Coverage: NYT Again Short-Changes March for Life
January 24th, 2016 1:47 PM
Thousands braved miserable conditions and an incoming blizzard to march against abortion on Friday, and the New York Times once again came up short in covering the story, though when compared to previous years there was a veritable “blizzard” of coverage. The paper’s Public Editor Margaret Sullivan chided the Times in 2014 for its sparse coverage of the annual March for Life, and recommended…
CBS Ignores March for Life; Still Hits ‘Anti-Abortion' Fiorina
January 22nd, 2016 11:56 AM
On Friday, not only did CBS This Morning skip any coverage of the annual March for Life in Washington D.C., the morning show actually attacked one of the event’s keynote speakers, Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina, for her “anti-abortion” views. In a news brief at the top of the 7:30 a.m. ET hour, co-host Norah O’Donnell touted: “Our Des Moines affiliate, KCCI, reports on…
'The View' Honors Hillary Staying Married: 'Hashtag B***h Commits'
January 16th, 2016 10:27 PM
On ABC's The View on Friday, the ladies discussed the Republican debate. They actually discussed both debates, going after Carly Fiorina's Hillary wisecrack in the undercard. She said: "Unlike another woman in this race, I actually love spending time with my husband.”
Co host Joy Behar made a meowing sound and said, “I wonder who she’s talking about? Who do you think she’s talking about?”
CNN's Camerota Suggests Fiorina Sounds Sexist Jabbing Hillary Clinton
January 15th, 2016 11:08 AM
As GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina appeared as a guest on Friday's New Day on CNN, co-host Alisyn Camerota took exception with Fiorina, the previous night's debate, taking a dig at HiIlary Clinton's marital problems and unorthodox, political-based relationship with her husband. Camerota suggested sexism as she complained that the GOP candidate was "suggesting [Hillary Clinton] should be…
Year-End Awards: The Hopeless Haters Award
December 27th, 2015 9:47 AM
Since last week, NewsBusters has been presenting each category from the Media Research Center’s “Best Notable Quotables of 2015,” our annual awards for the year’s worst journalism. Today, the “Hopeless Haters Award,” for the worst quotes denigrating the conservative GOP presidential candidates. Winning the top slot: MSNBC Morning Joe regular Donny Deutsch, who on March 23 slammed just-declared…
Crunching the Numbers: What to Watch For at the Next GOP Debate
December 14th, 2015 8:15 AM
After a five-week hiatus, the Republican presidential candidates meet tomorrow night for their next prime time debate, moderated by CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. Based on how the various networks handled the first four debates, viewers of Tuesday's CNN debate should expect: 1) the questions will be aimed at getting the candidates to fight with one another; 2) Donald Trump will take more airtime than any of…