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Let the Fawning Begin! Doris Kearns Goodwin Likens Joe Biden to FDR

November 9th, 2020 3:13 PM

Appearing as a guest on Sunday's MSNBC Live with Alex Witt, former NBC News presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin enthused over Joe Biden as the next President, likening his defeat of Donald Trump to Franklin Delano Roosevelt defeating Herbert Hoover, and touting his ability to connect with voters as being like Roosevelt.

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CRAZY TOWN: Lefty Historian Compares Joe Biden to...Abraham Lincoln?!

November 4th, 2020 11:12 PM

Early Wednesday night, CNN was measuring the White House drapes as they would return to power with Democrat Joe Biden poised to prevail in the election over President Trump, so it wasn’t all that surprising when presidential historian and LBJ aide Doris Kearns Goodwin went as far as comparing Joe Biden to Abraham Lincoln being reelected in 1864.

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Dem Hacks at CBS Hope for 1932-Style Blowout: ‘Fear,’ ‘Panic!’

November 2nd, 2020 10:47 AM

CBS This Morning hosts on Monday brought on liberal historian and media pundit Doris Kearns Goodwin to discuss what she and other journalists deeply hope for: That election day on Tuesday will be like 1932 and the landslide Democratic win of that year.

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Samantha Bee Pushes to Exploit Pandemic to Enact Socialism

May 15th, 2020 8:17 AM
On Wednesday's Full Frontal on TBS, liberal comedienne Samantha Bee spent much of her show advocating for maximum exploitation of the pandemic to advance liberal causes on issues like welfare and abortion. Leftists like former Labor Secretary Robert Reich and historian Doris Kearns Goodwin contributed their voices to talking up liberal economic policies. The show even threw in the latest…
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Amanpour and Goodwin Cheer Higher Taxes and Increased 'Welfare State'

May 14th, 2020 5:30 PM
On Friday's Amanpour & Co. on PBS and CNN International, host Christiane Amanpour and former NBC presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin spoke favorably of higher taxes on the wealthy in the U.S. and the increased welfare state in Britain that came about post-World War II.

Whatever Happened to Teaching History?

November 14th, 2019 2:10 AM
According to a report by the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP), the teaching of U.S. history to American students lags behind all other subject matters. The latest NAEP survey finds that proficiency levels for fourth-, eighth- and 12th-grade students are in the 20, 18 and 12th percentile, respectively. Part of this, I suspect, is the way the subject is taught. History is boring to…
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Todd Dismisses Idea That Hunter Biden Should Have Been Surveilled

September 30th, 2019 4:55 PM
Near the end of Sunday’s Meet the Press, panelist Hugh Hewitt responded to a question by host Chuck Todd regarding whether or not the Ukraine scandal would hurt Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden. In his response, Hewitt stressed the importance of relying on “one standard” when it comes to surveilling Americans; arguing that if enough probable cause existed to use a FISA warrant…
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Lefty Historian: ‘Thrilling’ to See Dems Return ‘Joy’ to Washington

January 3rd, 2019 4:42 PM
Appearing on MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports Thursday afternoon as Nancy Pelosi was reelected Speaker of the House, lefty historian Doris Kearns Goodwin hailed the Democratic leader as “the right person at the right time in the right place.” She went on to describe how “thrilling” it was to see Democrats regain control of the congressional chamber and bring “…
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Doris Kearns Goodwin Imagines a Joyless Trump Resigning

December 11th, 2018 1:09 PM
Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin was chock full of wishful thinking about President Donald Trump conveniently fulfilling the ongoing liberal fantasy about his exit from office on the December 11 Morning Joe. Goodwin's delusion involved a Trump so lacking in joy that he would look for an honorable way out of the Oval Office via resignation.
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Kearns Goodwin: 'You Have to Give Trump that, He's Made a Connection'

October 16th, 2018 10:31 AM
Tuesday morning on CNN's New Day, liberal historian Doris Kearns Goodwin admits that President Trump has "made a connection" with his base, and that "he's made them feel that he's on their side."
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CNN, MSNBC Promote Goodwin Spewing Over Right Wing Court

October 7th, 2018 11:48 PM
On Sunday afternoon, as Doris Kearns Goodwin appeared on both CNN and MSNBC to promote her new book, the longtime NBC presidential historian fretted that after Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation, the U.S. Supreme Court will go to the right on abortion, voting rights, and other issues, and on CNN called the possibilities "worrisome."
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Goodwin Frets Kavanaugh Popular in South, 'Should Have Let Them Go'

October 5th, 2018 11:01 PM
Appearing as a guest on Friday's Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO, longtime NBC presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin cracked that maybe the U.S. should have let the South go as she and host Maher fretted over U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's popularity in red states. She even invoked the infamous caning of abolitionist Massachusetts Senator Charles Sumner in 1856 that…

NYT’s Barstow Uses Libs to Underline Trump’s ‘Torrent of Bogus Claims'

January 29th, 2017 8:31 PM
The front of Sunday’s New York Times featured David Barstow, known for blessing the paper’s readers with dubious Pulitzer bait every couple of years, tackling the story of authoritarian President Trump’s falsehoods, backed up by liberal good-government types, liberal plagiarist authors, and liberal “fact-checkers”: “‘Up Is Down’: Unreality Show…
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On CBS: Is Hillary the Most Qualified Ever? Fact Check True!

July 29th, 2016 3:18 PM
Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt and every other presidential candidate in history were pikers compared to Hillary Clinton when it comes to experience. That, at least, was the determination of historian Doris Kearns Goodwin when she appeared, on Friday’s CBS This Morning, for a panel discussion about the historic importance of Clinton’s nomination. This Morning co-…