Obeidallah Lamely Jokes Trump Will Appoint David Duke to Supreme Court
November 27th, 2016 3:32 PM
Appearing as a panel member on Sunday's AM Joy on MSNBC, liberal comedian and Daily Beast columnist Dean Obeidallah injected lame comedy into the show's final segment as he cracked that, in the week ahead, Donald Trump might pick David Duke as a Supreme Court justice or someone who "hates the environment" for EPA administrator.
Gregory: Clinton 'Deplorables' Slam of Trump Voters May Be 'Accurate'
September 15th, 2016 9:30 PM
Appearing as a guest on Thursday's New Day, CNN political analyst and former NBC Meet the Press host David Gregory became the latest liberal journalist to suggest that Hillary Clinton was factually "accurate" when she derided many voters who support Donald Trump as "deplorables." Gregory called her comments "inartful," but then declared she "may have been accurate."
MRC President Brent Bozell Slams CNN’s 'Gotcha Journalism'
September 12th, 2016 11:59 PM
On Monday night following CNN’s Wolf Blitzer hounding of Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence on The Situation Room, Media Research Center president Brent Bozell released a statement denouncing Blitzer’s questioning of Pence.
Communist Party USA Endorses Hillary; Media Yawns
September 3rd, 2016 8:31 PM
The media just loves the Ku Klux Klan. Here’s a small sampling of headlines: The New York Daily News: Donald Trump supported by former KKK leader David Duke: 'I hope he does everything we hope he will do’ Then there was USA Today: Former Ku Klux Klan leader declares support for Donald Trump
Maddow: Trump’s Speech Could Be ‘Gateway Drug’ for KKK into GOP
July 22nd, 2016 2:03 AM
After her MSNBC colleagues determined that Donald Trump’s convention speech Thursday night was a message derived from talk radio to “white America” that he would “protect” them, convention co-host Rachel Maddow stated just after the midnight Eastern mark that Trump serves as “a gateway drug” to transforming the GOP into one featuring people like David Duke (and by extension the KKK).
ABC Hypes Hillary Super PAC's 'Counter-Convention' Hammering Trump
July 18th, 2016 10:15 PM
The Big Three networks' evening newscasts on Monday all spotlighted Hillary Clinton's speech to the NAACP's annual convention in Cincinnati. ABC's Cecilia Vega played up how "Clinton's supporters waging a counter-convention of their own — a pro-Clinton super PAC...linking Trump to former KKK leader David Duke." CBS's Nancy Cordes contrasted Clinton's NAACP appearance with a detail about the…
Lefty Writer: ‘Trump Is the Hell Spawn…of Republican Racism’
March 9th, 2016 11:56 PM
White nationalist and anti-Semite David Duke recently urged listeners to his radio show to vote for Donald Trump and to volunteer for Trump’s campaign. For Republicans, that’s pretty much business as usual, argued Chauncey DeVega in a Sunday article for Daily Kos.
“In the post-civil rights era conservatism and racism are one and the same thing. Because of that dynamic, the Republican Party is…
Scarborough: Trump Comments on David Duke, KKK 'Disqualifying'
February 29th, 2016 8:07 AM
If Joe Scarborough were ever, as some have claimed, in the the tank for Donald Trump, he has officially climbed out as of this morning. On today's Morning Joe, reacting to the clip of Jake Tapper's interview, Scarborough called Trump's refusal to forthrightly reject the support of Klansman David Duke "disqualifying."
A bit later, Joe and Mika Brzezinski said that if Trump fails today to clean up…
CNN Guest Repeats Discredited Claim GOP Rep Scalise Spoke to KKK
February 28th, 2016 8:51 PM
Appearing as a guest on Sunday's CNN Newsroom with Fredricka Whitfield to discuss Donald Trump declining to condemn former KKK leader David Duke in a CNN appearance earlier in the day, Jason Johnson of TheRoot.com not only repeated a discredited claim that Louisiana Republican Rep. Steve Scalise spoke to a white supremacist group in Louisiana in 2002, but he even gave the impression that Scalise…
MSNBC's Hayes Touts Debunked Claim Scalise Spoke to White Supremacists
October 6th, 2015 2:39 PM
On Monday's All In on MSNBC, host Chris Hayes repeated the discredited claim that originated with a liberal blogger that House Majority Whip Steve Scalise spoke at a convention for the European-American Unity and Rights Organization -- founded by white supremacist David Duke -- in the congressman's home state of Louisiana in 2002.
NY Times Smears Today's GOP By Yoking Them to Racist David Duke
January 1st, 2015 3:21 PM
On the heels of news that Republican majority whip Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana may have addressed a white nationalist group founded by David Duke, New York Times reporter Jeremy Alford did his best to smear today's Republican Party by linking it to the former Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan: "Much of David Duke’s ’91 Campaign Is Now in Louisiana Mainstream." Guilt by association is popular…
More Out-of-Control Identity Politics: Blacks, Latinos Concerned That
November 28th, 2012 8:34 PM
In a story the New York Times appears not to have touched, Hunter Walker at Observer.com's Politicker ("about" page is here) reported on Tuesday that Thomas Lopez-Pierre, a black Harlem activist, "circulated an email" Monday night "in an attempt to plan a 'private meeting' to 'discuss the potential damage to the political empowerment of the Black and Hispanic community if Mark Levine, a White/…
Daily Kos Distorts Old Scott Walker Clip to Insist He Was Soft on Davi
May 22nd, 2012 11:18 PM
On Daily Kos, Jesse LaGreca calls himself “Ministry of Truth.” That moniker certainly doesn’t match his latest blog post, headlined “Young Scott Walker downplays KKK Grand Dragon David Duke's extremism”.
Using a very selectively edited video, LaGreca asserts “Walker can beat up on labor rights but he couldn't bring himself to bad mouth another Republican, even if that Republican is a self…
Cal Thomas: Michele Bachmann Praise By Chris Matthews 'Like Getting Ci
June 18th, 2011 5:13 PM
As NewsBusters has been reporting since Monday's Republican presidential debate, MSNBC's Chris Matthews is suddenly a big fan of Congresswoman Michele Bachmann's (R-Minn.).
On Saturday's "Fox News Watch," syndicated columnist Cal Thomas said, "Chris Matthews praises her, which is sort of like getting a civil rights affirmation from David Duke" (video follows with transcript and commentary):