Calm Reasoning in NYT: ‘Burn the Frat House of America to the Ground'

September 24th, 2018 9:14 AM
The front page of the New York Times Sunday Review confirms it's now a bulletin board for the revolution-minded angry left. Michelle Alexander’s debut column used the accusation against Brett Kavanaugh as a hook for a loosely formatted shout-out to a hodge-podge of left-wing causes loosely lied to the anti-Trump “resistance." Meanwhile, Jennifer Weiner focused her ire solely…
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On NBC, Biden Compares Kavanaugh Allegations to Deliverance Rape Scene

September 21st, 2018 12:28 PM
During a live interview with former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday’s Today show, co-host Craig Melvin invited the former Judiciary Committee Chairman to advise the Senate on how to handle a potential hearing with Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford. In his response, Biden was given free rein to blast Republicans for trying to “character assassinate”…
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Hilarious CNN Segment Wonders Why SCOTUS Is Silent on Kavanaugh Claim

September 20th, 2018 5:37 PM
What is this? Democracy dies in....silence? Thursday afternoon, CNN’s Wolf dedicated a segment with host Wolf Blitzer and Supreme Court analyst Joan Biskupic wondering why the current eight Supreme Court justices have remained silent and not opined on the three-decades-old sexual misconduct allegation against nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Perhaps more insane than anything Biskupic or Blitzer…
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Note to Nets: FBI Investigation of Anita Hill Claims Was Inconclusive

September 20th, 2018 12:59 PM
On Thursday morning, as the broadcast networks all seized on Democratic demands for an FBI investigation into Christine Blasey Ford’s sexual assault claims against Brett Kavanaugh, reporters on NBC, ABC, and CBS were quick to point to the Bureau’s investigation of Anita Hill’s sexual harassment claims against Clarence Thomas in 1991. However, none of the supposed journalists…

Boston Globe Hails Hill With Page One Chat, Assumes Kavanaugh Guilt

September 19th, 2018 2:13 PM
After last-minute accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Anita Hill is back in the spotlight, and Boston Globe reporter Stephanie Ebbert got prime front-page space Wednesday for an incredibly fawning interview of Hill, who accused her boss Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment near the end of his Supreme Court confirmation hearings in 1991. Ebbert’s story is headlined…

Eye Roll: ABC's Dowd Slams Brett Kavanaugh…and Clarence Thomas

September 18th, 2018 10:23 PM
ABC News political analyst and former George W. Bush campaign official Matthew Dowd decided not to wait until Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and accuser Christine Blasey Ford testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Instead, Dowd not only hammered the current nominee, but he also reached all the way back to 1991 and stated that Clarence Thomas has at least one thing in common…

Bozell & Graham Column: The Media and Kavanaugh's Kangaroo Court

September 18th, 2018 9:51 PM
The erupting charges of “attempted rape” against Brett Kavanaugh when he was 17 show just how shameless the Democrats and the “Facts First” media have become. They are promoting charges where the accuser can’t remember when or where it happened. That is enough to stop a Supreme Court nomination?  
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Abramson: GOP Strategy -- 'Destroying' Kavanaugh Accuser If Necessary

September 18th, 2018 9:26 AM
Introducing Jill Abramson on CNN this morning, Alisyn Camerota said, "you say that you shudder to think what will happen" when Christine Ford is questioned at Monday's scheduled Senate hearing. Replied Abramson: "I think that the Republicans, despite all the changes that have happened in the generations since those [Clarence Thomas] hearings, are still going to go in with a…
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FLASHBACK: Media Using Same Playbook They Used to Smear Thomas

September 18th, 2018 8:30 AM
We’ve seen the media and the Democrats use this playbook before. When Justice Clarence Thomas was well on his way to being confirmed in 1991, the Democrats brought forth Anita Hill to accuse Thomas of sexual harassment, in a last ditch attempt to derail his nomination. And while it remains to be seen if the media turn the Brett Kavanaugh nomination process into a similar circus it…
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NBC Hopes Charges Against Kavanaugh Stick, Unlike Anita Hill’s

September 17th, 2018 9:32 PM
With the charges of an alleged attempted sexual assault swirling around the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the liberal media pounced on the obligatory comparison to the allegations of sexual misconduct against Justice Clarence Thomas by Anita Hill. On NBC Nightly News, correspondent Andrea Mitchell rewrote history and implied that Hill’s claims were credible, hoping…

How the Networks Twisted the 1991 Thomas-Hill Hearings

September 17th, 2018 1:56 PM
It’s not as if we haven’t seen this before. Twenty-seven years ago, a last-minute accusation of sexual harassment prompted the Senate to re-open Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas’s confirmation hearings; the ‘he-said, she-said’ confrontation was a media spectacle, including prime-time coverage on the broadcast networks. When it was over, the Media Research Center…
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John Oliver Conducts Anita Hill Pity Party

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July 31st, 2018 3:03 PM
In light of the recent accusations against Les Moonves, Last Week Tonight host John Oliver found it his duty to address workplace harassment and to help resurrect an old liberal hero. On his July 29 show, after giving his own thoughts about sexual harassment, Oliver turned to the person he said “kickstarted” the conversation about workplace harassment back in the 90s; this was…

The Week in Media Bias History: Diane’s Late Night Dream About Clinton

July 14th, 2018 12:15 PM
Some liberal journalists don’t just love Democratic politicians, they dream about them. On July 10, 2001, ABC’s Diane Sawyer gushed: “After pepperoni pizza and a banana milkshakes once, I dreamed about Bill Clinton.” Liberal journalists have proven, again and again, that there is nothing too horrible to be said about a prominent conservative. On July 7, 1991, then-…
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Totenberg Sees 'Very Hardcore to Right' Justices, 'Centrist' Souter

July 9th, 2018 3:07 PM
On Sunday's MSNBC Live, NPR legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg again showed her blatant double standard in being quick to label conservative justices as "very conservative" but painting liberal justices as being more "centrist." Appearing as a guest on Sunday's MSNBC Live, Totenberg claimed that three of the current U.S. Supreme Court justices are "very…