Brian Williams: Trump Lacks 'Empathy' For COVID Victims
As COVID-19 deaths continue to rise, MSNBC's Brian Williams and historian Douglas Brinkley wondered on Friday night's The 11th Hour why President Trump doesn't seem to care.
NYTimes Front Page: Trump ‘Rewriting History’ to Save His Reelection
The New York Times is consumed with using the coronavirus crisis against President Trump, with Monday’s front-page “news analysis” mocking the very idea of presidential leadership during the pandemic in “Trump Shifts Image: Leader For ‘Wartime.’” Times reporters sneered: "This gambit, however, requires a rewriting of history -- Mr. Trump’s…
Column: Impeachment Dies in Desperation
As the Trump impeachment effort inevitably burns out on the ash heap of history, Democrats are left to argue that if this president is left unchecked, if he’s not removed from office, he’ll “do it again.” He’ll pressure foreign governments to investigate the business dealings of the Bidens, which is a “threat to national security." But a Democratic House…
Brinkley: ‘Democracy Is Broken’ If Dems Don’t Get Their Way in Trial
According to CNN presidential historian Douglas Brinkley, we can kiss American democracy goodbye if Senate Democrats don’t get their way with the Trump impeachment trial. That was the message he delivered Thursday afternoon when to eager co-hosts Wolf Blitzer and Jake Tapper, stating that presidents will now act as “an outlaw” with “imperial precedent” and “…
Tapper, Brinkley Compare Trump to Huey Long, George Wallace
CNN host Jake Tapper devoted a large amount of Thursday’s edition of The Lead to covering the chants of “send her back” that erupted during President Trump’s rally in North Carolina the night before when he brought up Congresswoman Ilhan Omar, a refugee from Somalia who is now an American citizen. Tapper and his guests used the chants as an excuse to paint President…
New York Times: Trump 'Darth Vader-like Figure' on Environment
New York Times political reporter Katie Rogers teamed with environmental reporter Coral Davenport for Trump mockery on Tuesday’s front page: “In Speech, Trump Portrays U.S. As a Leader on the Environment.” That benign headline hid deep bias. The current online headline reflected the story’s actual tone by quoting a Trump critic: “Trump Saw Opportunity in Speech on…
BEHOLD the Worst Quotes from Jim Acosta’s Narcissistic Book of Hogwash
CNN chief White House correspondent and cartoonishly self-centered Jim Acosta released on Tuesday his 353-page work of narcissism, The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America. And, folks, it’s everything you thought it would be and then some. CNN chief White House correspondent and cartoonishly self-centered Jim Acosta released on Tuesday his 354-page work of…
Douglas Brinkley Fawns Over 'Master' and 'Historic Speaker' Pelosi
The media has been heavily covering the recent jabs that President Donald Trump and Speaker Nancy Pelosi have been lobbing at each other. Brinkley, rather than remaining objective, couldn’t help but drooling over Pelosi.
CNN: Only 2020 ‘Guardrail’ Can Save us From ‘Constitutional Crisis'
Appearing on CNN’s New Day Thursday, CNN Presidential historian Douglas Brinkley echoed Jerry Nadler’s rhetoric, declaring that “we’re hovering on a Constitutional crisis” as a result of the standoff between House Democrats and Attorney General Bill Barr. Brinkley went so far as to argue that the election of President Trump was a “Constitutional crisis”…
Brinkley: Justice Roberts's 'Great Intellect' May Move Him Left
Appearing on Saturday's CNN Newsroom to discuss Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court, CNN presidential historian Douglas Brinkley predicted that he will have a "stain" that he will "carry for the rest of his life," and suggested that conservative Chief Justice John Roberts may move further to the left because he has "great intellect," as…
Brinkley Worries Rosenstein Story Validates Trump Deep State Narrative
The shocking revelation in the September 21 New York Times that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein suggested secretly recording President Donald Trump as well as invoking the 25th Amendment to remove him from office is stunning. It is also disturbing because this just feeds into Trump's "narrative" about the "Deep State" working to undermine him.
The latter is a…
Brinkley: Trump 'Acting Like a Despot,' 'Trying to Incite Violence'
On Friday's CNN Tonight, during a discussion of a United Nations agency attacking President Donald Trump over his criticisms of media who are biased against his administration, CNN presidential historian Douglas Brinkley claimed that the President "is really trying to incite violence against reporters," and went on to laud journalists like host Don Lemon, predicting that those who…
Biased Hackjob: The Worst Moments from CNN’s ‘2000s’ Smear of Bush
For some reason, CNN decided that it would air the latest installment of its comprehensive and informative miniseries on recent decades in America history with the 2000s despite the fact that many of the same actors, elected officials, journalists, and TV shows remained relevant into this decade.
CNN Historian: What Trump Did Was 'Clearly Treasonous,' Flashed Guilt
Treason. What started out as the hyperbolic ramblings of a person on the far fringe of the left with Obama-era CIA Director John Brennan, has made its way into the liberal media as a whole. In the hours since President Trump’s press conference in Helsinki, the liberal media’s mouth-foaming rage had only grown worse. And on Tuesday’s CNN Tonight, the network’s presidential…