CBS Touts Dem Shutdown Spin: ‘Nothing Focuses the Mind Like a Hanging'
January 19th, 2018 12:27 PM
CBS This Morning co-host John Dickerson on Friday touted Democratic talking points regarding a government shutdown. Talking to Senator Cory Gardner, Dickerson tried to explain away demanding a DACA fix in return for keeping the government open. He lectured the Republican: "And nothing focuses the mind like a hanging.”
Fake News: Matthews Claims GOPers Are Not Criticizing Trump’s Presser
August 15th, 2017 9:28 PM
On Tuesday’s Hardball, MSNBC host Chris Matthews irresponsibly dabbled in fake/false news by claiming that Republicans and those in GOP leadership haven’t spoken out against President Trump’s handling of the Charlottesville violence, including his Tuesday afternoon press conference. Matthews was squabbling with frequent Hardball guest and GOP strategist John Brabender when he…
WashPost, New York Times Hype July 4 Spin: 'GOP Senators Lie Low'
July 5th, 2017 12:28 PM
Both The New York Times and The Washington Post carried the same political narrative out of the Fourth of July: Republicans on the defensive, laying low. It’s one of their favorites.
The Times headline as “With Voters Riled, GOP Senators Lie Low.” Four reporters were needed to issue this narrative. The Post only used three reporters to declare “At parades and protests,…
Mitchell Tells GOP Senator: Gitmo ‘Hurting Our Standing in the World'
February 23rd, 2016 5:13 PM
Talking to Republican Colorado Senator Cory Gardner during her MSNBC show on Tuesday, host Andrea Mitchell lectured the GOP lawmaker on opposing President Obama’s plan to shut down Guantanamo Bay and bring terrorist detainees to prisons inside the United States: “So we’re holding prisoners, paying for them, and arguably hurting our standing in the world because Guantanamo has…
Al Hunt: Confrontational GOP Congress May 'Screw Up' Great Economy
January 15th, 2015 5:25 PM
In an interview with newly elected Colorado Senator Cory Gardner for PBS's Charlie Rose, Bloomberg View columnist Al Hunt grilled the Republican on conservatives in Congress being obstructionist: "Some of your Republican colleagues, Ted Cruz in the Senate, those twenty-four House members who voted against Speaker Boehner, they're not interested in getting things done as much as they…
MSNBC's Maddow: Sure Cory Gardner Wins Seat, Dems 'Won the Argument'
November 4th, 2014 10:38 PM
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow could be a contender for most ridiculous spin of election night with this gem.
Cokie Roberts: ‘Mark Udall Has Run A Terrible Campaign’
November 2nd, 2014 12:13 PM
On Sunday’s This Week w/ George Stephanopoulos, the usually reliable Cokie Roberts had some surprisingly harsh words for Senator Mark Udall (D-CO) and his reelection campaign against Congressman Cory Gardner (R-CO). Speaking during a panel on the midterms, the NPR correspondent maintained that “Mark Udall has run a terrible campaign…Going after women on abortion…
Deadspin Slowly Walks Back Hit Piece On GOP Senate Candidate
October 16th, 2014 4:01 PM
On Wednesday night, former Washington Post sports reporter Dave McKenna published a scathing hit piece for the sports website Deadspin, an affiliate of the blog Gawker, in which he claimed that Congressman Cory Gardner (R-CO) lied about playing high school football. With early voting underway in a race that could determine control of the U.S. Senate, McKenna thought he had an angle aimed at…
PBS Spurs Sen. Mark Udall to Trash The Denver Post As Un-Feminist
October 16th, 2014 8:15 AM
In a Tuesday night segment on Colorado’s Senate race on the PBS NewsHour, anchor Gwen Ifill spurred liberal Sen. Mark Udall to trash the left-leaning Denver Post for endorsing his Republican opponent Cory Gardner for being Johnny One-Note on abortion.
Ifill said “Udall shrugs off the hometown rebuke.” He complained: “If the Denver Post doesn’t think women’s…
Gary Hart Whines to Denver Post Over Cory Gardner Endorsement 'Heresy'
October 15th, 2014 11:31 AM
Gary Hart is mad at the Denver Post. Not for any bias on their part. Only because he doesn't like their editorial endorsement of Cory Gardner in the senate race from Colorado. Hart makes his displeasure with this "heresy" known in a letter to the editor of the Denver Post.