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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." 

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CNN's Brinkley: Trump Speaking Would 'Denigrate' Gettysburg

August 12th, 2020 8:45 AM

On Tuesday's New Day show, CNN presidential historian Douglas Brinkley bristled over President Donald Trump suggesting that he might deliver his acceptance speech for the Republican presidential nomination in Gettysburg, with the liberal historian declaring that the "utterly terrible idea" would "denigrate" the historic Civil War site "in a crass fashion." He also theorized that Trump…

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CNN Biden Boosters Fantasize Trump Tax Returns Will Put Trump in Jail

July 9th, 2020 4:02 PM

On Thursday morning’s CNN Newsroom, host Poppy Harlow brought on political correspondent Abby Phillip and presidential historian Douglas Brinkley to discuss the Supreme Court’s rulings on President Trump’s tax returns. The Democratic hacks were not interested in objective analysis of the cases, but instead on how the rulings could harm Trump's chances in the 2020 election. Brinkley…

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Hateful CNN: ‘Abysmal,’ ‘Appalling’ Trump Speeches Promoted ‘Racism’

July 7th, 2020 6:20 PM

Like they did in refusing to carry President Trump’s Mount Rushmore speech live, CNN did the same with his Saturday remarks at the White House. Instead, they gave viewers their spin instead of letting them hear the speech for themselves. The President’s remarks were again twisted with host Ana Cabrera and assembled pals condemning both speeches as “abysmal,” “appalling,” “divisive,” “stoking…