Scarborough: ‘I’m Sounding More Like’ a Democrat ‘Every Morning’
January 23rd, 2018 3:16 PM
Joe Scarborough, host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe confessed on his show Tuesday morning that he is “sounding more like” a Democrat: “But if I'm a Democrat – and of course, I'm not, but God knows I'm sounding more like one every morning...”
Newt Gingrich Mocks NPR During Interview for Living in 'Fantasy Land'
July 27th, 2017 1:23 PM
The taxpayer-funded liberal sandbox known as NPR lowered itself to a Newt Gingrich interview on Wednesday’s Morning Edition, and Gingrich was combatively countering the media narrative on the Russia probe. He insisted special counsel Robert Mueller and fired FBI director Jim Comey represent a “very liberal” Justice Department that has identified no crime to investigate. NPR anchor Rachel…
CNN's Dana Bash: High Schoolers 'Act More Mature' Than Trump
February 9th, 2017 3:54 PM
On CNN's Wolf Thursday afternoon, Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash bashed President Donald Trump's latest attacks and said, "I think kids in high school act more mature and kind of in the realm of reality than what we're seeing here."
Matthews Congratulates Coons for Beating Christine O'Donnell: 'That Wa
December 16th, 2010 9:45 PM
Chris Matthews on Thursday not only congratulated Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) for beating Republican Senatorial candidate Christine O'Donnell in November, but also said his victory was important for life on this planet.
It wasn't a tingle up the leg moment on MSNBC's "Hardball," but it sure was close (video follows with transcript and commentary):
NBC Sees ‘Conservative’ Toomey, But No Label for Sestak; Gearing U
October 31st, 2010 11:50 PM
On Sunday’s NBC Nightly News, during a roundup of several reporters covering a number of high-profile Senate races, correspondent Ron Allen was upfront in labeling Pennsylvania Republican Senate nominee Pat Toomey as a "conservative," but an ideological label for liberal Democratic nominee Joe Sestak was absent: "Conservative Pat Toomey, a former Congressman and businessman, has been…
AP's Woodward Commits His Own Gaffes While Chronicling 2010 Campaign G
October 30th, 2010 9:39 AM
Per MerriamWebster.com -- Gaffe: 1) a social or diplomatic blunder; 2) a noticeable mistake.
The Associated Press's Calvin Woodward has had a few shining analytical moments during the first two years of the Obama administration (examples here and here).
The AP reporter's dispatch on "gaffes and gotchas" Friday morning, which attempted to communicate a sense of bemusement tinged with…
Christine O'Donnell Shames ABC Into Airing Democrat's First Amendment
October 21st, 2010 12:22 PM
Delaware Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell appeared on Thursday's Good Morning America and attacked the media's reaction to her comments about the First Amendment, pointing out that journalists ignored a gaffe by her opponent, Chris Coons. Her complaints apparently got results: The network played the Democrat's blunder.
Asked by reporter Jon Karl about her (correct) assertion that the…
CNN Barely Covers Coons Gaffe on 1st Amendment, Highlights O'Donnell
October 20th, 2010 2:21 PM
CNN devoted several segments on Tuesday and Wednesday to Delaware Republican Christine O'Donnell's apparent gaffe on the First Amendment, but barely acknowledged her opponent Chris Coons's own gaffe on the amendment. Analyst Jeff Toobin spun O'Donnell's remark as demonstrating that "she didn't seem to know" the amendment. It took conservative Dana Loesch on AC360 to bring up Coons's own gaffe.
The Sophistry of Chris Coons' Professed Loyalty to the Constitution
October 15th, 2010 12:06 PM
It is interesting and disappointing that so many politicians treat "faith" — at least the Christian faith — as a poison pill they cannot touch, much less swallow. Republicans often run from it because of PC intimidation, and Democrats because it's in their DNA to do so.
Blitzer, Karibjanian Tougher on O'Donnell Than Coons in Senate Debate
October 14th, 2010 3:35 PM
CNN's Wolf Blitzer and former public television anchor Nancy Karibjanian pressed Republican candidate Christine O'Donnell during Wednesday's Delaware Senate debate. While the two pressed O'Donnell on her personal finances, her past comments on evolution, and SNL poking fun of her, Karibjanian went out of her way to note Democratic candidate Chris Coons's past as a "student pastor at Yale."…
Today Show Highlights Christine O'Donnell 'Struggling' in Debate, Igno
October 14th, 2010 12:56 PM
NBC's Meredith Vieira previewed Thursday's Today show coverage of the Delaware Senate debate by teasing viewers about "the one question that left [Christine] O'Donnell struggling for an answer" but Vieira, nor Kelly O'Donnell in her full report, bothered to note her Democratic opponent, Chris Coons, completely fumbling a basic question about property taxes. NBC's Kelly O'Donnell excerpted a…
ABC Slams Christine's O'Donnell's 'Cringe-Inducing' Debate Performance
October 14th, 2010 11:48 AM
On Thursday's Good Morning America, reporter Claire Shipman knocked Christine O'Donnell for a "cringe-inducing" answer during a debate, Wednesday, but downplayed and ignored awkward moments from the candidate's Democratic opponent. Shipman derided, "But, while she was quick to accuse her opponent of politics as usual, she stumbled on a question that many consider to be Politics 101."
CNN's Blitzer: Delaware's Chris Coons a 'Moderate Liberal' Like Biden
October 13th, 2010 3:04 PM
CNN's Wolf Blitzer downplayed the straight liberal record of Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday's Newsroom, as he compared the former senator to Delaware Democratic Senate candidate Chris Coons: "I think we'll find out that he's [Coons] very much in line with the policies of a Joe Biden...sort of a relatively moderate liberal Democrat who's traditionally got a little bit of an independent…
Maddow Trots Out Disgruntled Delaware Reporter to Rip Christine O’Do
October 6th, 2010 9:31 AM
Take MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow live on location from Newark, Del., the site of a hotly contested U.S. Senate race. Mix that with the local beat reporter of the state’s largest newspaper that openly admitted her role model is Helen Thomas. The result: Unfavorable coverage for the conservative Republican in said race. On the Oct. 5 broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show,’ host Rachel Maddow…