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Ruhle Suggests Civil War Never Ended, Wonders How 'Sick' is America

May 28th, 2022 11:39 AM

The fact that some Americans do not agree with MSNBC The 11th Hour host Stephanie Ruhle led her to ask presidential historian Douglas Brinkley just how “sick and divided” America is. With no sense of irony, while lamenting these divisions, Ruhle suggested the Civil War never ended.

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CNN, MSNBC Spend Over 1,600 Minutes Flaunting January 6 Anniversary

January 7th, 2022 4:47 PM

It was bound to be a nauseating day for anyone who turned on CNN or MSNBC Thursday during their voluminous coverage for the first anniversary of the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol and, according to a NewsBusters tallying of their live programming (20 hours on CNN and 19 hours on MSNBC), they didn’t disappoint. All told, the two far-left channels spent 1,653 minutes marking the occasion and…

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MSNBC 'Historian' Equates Jan. 6 to the 'Holocaust' and Video of Camps

January 6th, 2022 2:39 PM

One of the major rules of politics is don’t compare anything to the Holocaust because you look like a fool. And that’s exactly what MSNBC’s far-left “historian” Douglas Brinkley did during Thursday’s January 6 festivities on Craig Melvin Reports. And not only did he compare the riot at the Capitol to the systematic killing of 6 million Jews, but he also declared America in a “neo-…

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CNN Historian: Afghan Airport Disaster to Become a 'Symbol of Hope'?

August 17th, 2021 5:30 PM

Plenty have people have compared the current situation in Kabul to Saigon in 1975, but on Tuesday, CNN presidential historian Douglas Brinkley became probably the first to suggest that may not be all bad. For Brinkley, the fact that people are scrambling to get onboard or hanging off the exteriors of C-17s might, one day, lead to them being seen as symbols of hope.

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Brinkley on GOP: 100 Million 'Xenophobic', 'Anti-Democratic' Americans

May 29th, 2021 4:52 PM

Don Lemon Tonight guest host Laura Coates welcomed CNN's resident historian Douglas Brinkley onto the Friday show to discuss the latest way Republicans are threatening democracy. This time, it was a killing a bill that would've created a commission to investigate the January 6 riots. The decision to kill the bill led Brinkley to insist a third party be created to save…

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Just Lies: CNN's Brinkley Calls Biden a 'Centrist,' Moderate GOPer

February 18th, 2021 9:35 AM

On Sunday afternoon, CNN was again pushing President Joe Biden as a "centrist," but this time, according to CNN presidential historian Douglas Brinkley, Democrat Biden is a "centrist, maybe center-left Republican."

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CNN Historian Cheers Big Tech Censorship, Says Trump Is 'Toast'

January 12th, 2021 9:57 AM

It's obvious that if CNN has a historian on staff, that historian is going to toe the CNN line. In the wee hours of Saturday night, CNN Newsroom brought on liberal historian Douglas Brinkley to cheer Big Tech companies censoring "right-wing extreme apps" and proclaimed "Donald Trump is toast in American history" after the dreadful riots at the Capitol. 

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CNN: If Senate Convicted Russian 'Tool', Pandemic Would Not Be As Bad

December 18th, 2020 7:53 PM

On the one year anniversary of the House of Representatives impeaching President Trump, CNN Newsroom host Brianna Keilar and presidential historian Douglas Brinkley reminisced on what would could have been if the Senate had only convicted the Russian "tool."

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CNN's Brinkley Promises Good Speech and TV 'Treats' at Biden Inaugural

December 17th, 2020 10:14 AM

On Tuesday afternoon’s CNN Newsroom, host Brianna Keilar brought on presidential historian Douglas Brinkley to swoon over Joe Biden’s upcoming inauguration. Brinkley enthusiastically proclaimed that Biden “will give a good inaugural speech” and lavished praise on Biden for “leading the charge” on COVID.

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CNN's Crazed Brinkley Claims Trump Will Form a 'Shadow Government'

November 23rd, 2020 10:22 PM

On Saturday morning’s CNN Newsroom, co-host Victor Blackwell and guest host Amara Walker collaborated with presidential historian Douglas Brinkley and political and David Sanger of the New York Times to push insane conspiracy theories about President Trump. Walker suggested that Trump is committing “sedition” and Brinkley crazily declared that Trump will “create a…

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Venomous Brinkley: Biden Is a 'Real Human Being' Unlike Trump

October 4th, 2020 10:00 PM

Appearing as a guest on Friday's CNN Tonight, CNN presidential historian Douglas Brinkley excoriated President Donald Trump over his history of taunting his political rivals, suggesting that he is not a "real human being" as the liberal analyst reacted to Joe Biden giving well wishes to the President over his COVID diagnosis.

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Sick CNN Revels in Trump Hospitalized: 'Lies Coming Back to Bite Him'

October 2nd, 2020 8:00 PM

CNN’s hatred for the President took them to a new low Friday evening, upon learning that President Trump was being hospitalized for coronavirus. Hearing this serious news didn’t stop reporter Jeremy Diamond and CNN presidential historian Douglas Brinkley from gloating that the president got what he deserved for not wearing a mask regularly.

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Ahead of Debate, CNN Warns of Trump 'Stunts,' 'Neo-Civil War'

September 29th, 2020 2:54 PM

CNN Newsroom hosts Poppy Harlow and Jim Sciutto were joined by Yahoo News' Brittany Shepard and presidential historian Douglas Brinkley to preview Tuesday night's debate. During the segment, Harlow and Shepard gave Joe Biden advise on how to handle questions about Hunter and Tara Reade, while Sciutto and Brinkley worried Trump's style of debate might exacerbate a "…

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CNN's Brinkley Sees 'Unbelievably Smart' Kamala, 'Disaster' Pence

August 13th, 2020 7:05 AM

On Tuesday's CNN Tonight, CNN presidential historian Douglas Brinkley reacted to Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden choosing Kamala Harris as his running mate by lavishing the California Senator with over the top praise. While gushing that Harris is "the finest prosecutor I've ever seen."