Flashback: The Media VILIFIED Clarence Thomas Even BEFORE Anita Hill
From the very moment President George H. W. Bush nominated Thomas to the Court on July 1, 1991, journalists employed nasty and often racist language to denigrate Thomas as unfit to replace Justice Thurgood Marshall, whose retirement had created the vacancy that needed to be filled.
MSNBC Rips SCOTUS on Affirmative Action Ruling, Denies Thomas Is Black
Jonathan Capehart, the fill-in host for Thursday evening’s The Last Word With Lawrence O’Donnell on MSNBC, reacted to the morning’s news of the Supreme Court’s affirmative action case by launching personal attacks on the justices who had voted against it. He especially condemned their race and political ideologies as reasons that they had voted the way that they did.
NB Podcast: Media Predict Jim Crow 4.0 Following Major SCOTUS Rulings
Since the last NewsBusters Podcast, three major rulings have come down from the U.S. Supreme Court: affirmative action, free speech, and student loan forgiveness. Your managing editor Curtis Houck and I discuss how the liberal media shrieked in horror at the prospect of fair admissions processes, free speech for the religious, and President Biden getting his underhanded campaign ploy trounced…
After a Week, NBC Still Silent on White Powder Letters Sent to GOPers
It’s been a week and a half since the story first broke on June 17 that Republican lawmakers and officials in Kansas were receiving threatening lettered laced with white powder. The letters have turned up in the mailboxes of Republicans in Tennessee, Montana, and had been intercepted on their way to former President Trump and Justice Clarence Thomas, but still, NBC News has not dedicated a…
PBS: Amanpour, Hill Swap Lies on Affirmative Action, Teaching History
On Monday’s edition of the tax-supported Amanpour & Co., host Christiane Amanpour interviewed Anita Hill, Brandeis University Professor and of course, the woman who accused now-Justice Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment. Hill has been hailed in the liberal media since her nationally televised 1991 confrontation with the U.S Senate and Thomas, and Amanpour shoehorned her in to…
CBS & NBC Ignore White Powder Sent to Trump, Thomas & KS GOP
After outrageously ignoring the initial story during their flagship morning shows, CBS Evening News and NBC Nightly News refused to update viewers on a new revelation in the incident involving white powder being sent in envelopes to members of the Kansas Republican Party which is that they were also sent to former President Trump and Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. …
O'Donnell Suggests Thomas Be Impeached For Allegedly 'Selling' Himself
MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell suggested on Tuesday’s edition of The Last Word that Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas should be impeached for “selling too much of himself” to billionaire friend Harlan Crow. Later, during an interview with President and CEO of the Brennan Center for Justice, Michael Waldman, it was essentially admitted that their biggest problem with Thomas and the…
CNN's Breaking News: Conservative Gov. Likes Conservative Justice
CNN This Morning presented viewers on Tuesday with the breaking news that Florida Governor and presidential candidate Ron DeSantis was friends with Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, and that they first met three years ago at the 2020 Federalist Society Dinner. They also found it scandalous that DeSantis praised Thomas on stage, while introducing him.
ABC Cheers Lefty Saying Conservatives Judges Are ‘Threat to Democracy’
Monday on ABC’s Good Morning America, co-host and former Clinton official George Stephanopoulos trotted out far-left author Michael Waldman to tout his new book The Supermajority that doubled as a screed with the thesis that, in Stephanopoulos’s summation, conservative justices are “a threat to democracy” for rulings he believes are counter to a center-left country.
Joy Behar Attacks Tim Scott For Daring To Be A Black Conservative
Recall the job of the “overseer” for those slave-era plantations? In today’s world liberal plantations have taken the place of slave plantations - albeit to the same effect.
SCOTUS Rules on Google, Twitter in Mixed Win for Free Speech
The U.S. Supreme Court just handed down decisions on key, complex Google and Twitter cases, and there’s unexpected good news for free speech advocates.
PBS, NPR Act Like Democrat Aides in Live Coverage AND Bias By Omission
Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee pounced on overhyped media reports, regarding alleged financial ethics scandals committed by conservative Supreme Court justices, as a pretext to hold hearings. National Public Radio legal reporter Nina Totenberg obliged, with full coverage on Tuesday’s Morning Edition program. A text edition of Totenberg’s report showed her taking…
MSNBC: Crow Friendship Makes Thomas a Hypocrite on Affirmative Action
NYU law professor and former Sonia Sotomayor clerk Melissa Murray joined MSNBC’s Stephanie Ruhle on Thursday’s The 11th Hour claimed that Clarence Thomas is a hypocrite for wanting to overturn affirmative action while he takes vacations with Harlan Crow. At the same time, both Ruhle and Murray praised Elena Kagan for refusing a bagel platter.
PBS Show Trashes Thomas As 'Far-Right' Affirmative Action Beneficiary
PBS released their latest Frontline documentary on Tuesday with the subtitle of Clarence and Ginni Thomas: Politics, Power and the Supreme Court that purported to uncover why the Thomases view the world the way they do. Ultimately, however, Clarence Thomas was portrayed as a far-right sexual abuser who benefited from affirmative action who rules the way he does on cases in…