Fineman Lauds 'Amazing Statesmanship' of Eisenhower Advising LBJ to Pu

July 15th, 2012 11:31 AM
Appearing as a panel member on the weekend's syndicated Chris Matthews Show, Huffington Post editoral director Howard Fineman - formerly of Newsweek - praised former President Eisenhower's decision to advise then-President Johnson to "carry out Jack Kennedy's agenda" in the aftermath of the Kennedy assassination. Fineman ended up referring to Eisenhower's advice as "amazing statesmanship and…

Libtalker Thom Hartmann Says Eliminating Military is 'Really Good Idea

June 18th, 2012 7:30 PM
A caller to Thom Hartmann's radio show Friday offered what he described as an "absurd" suggestion. That it certainly was, though Hartmann didn't think so. The caller complained that President Obama missed "a great opportunity" to rein in defense spending and asked Hartmann what he thought about "completely closing down the military." Here's a transcript of the conversation and Hartmann's…

Liberal Journalists Love Republicans—Right After They Leave Office

August 21st, 2011 7:23 PM
As someone who runs a business specializing in commercial and political web consulting, I sometimes tell people that were I to suddenly become interested in advising Democratic campaigns or liberal groups, my ability to get free media plugs for my business would probably triple overnight, just simply by virtue of the fact that I would become so much more useful to the left. The same…

CNN’s John Roberts Pushes Obama’s ‘Similarities’ to Eisenhowe

August 13th, 2008 5:06 PM
John Roberts, during an interview of Susan Eisenhower, the granddaughter of Dwight Eisenhower and a Barack Obama supporter, on Wednesday’s American Morning, asked about the Democratic presidential candidate’s apparent similarities to the World War II hero, as well as how he might be like Ronald Reagan. Later in the interview, the CNN co-anchor also stated that "the McCain campaign has been trying…

Time's Stengel Faults Eisenhower in Bay of Pigs Fiasco

March 7th, 2008 6:14 PM

Matthews Paints Petraeus as Ventriloquist's Dummy

September 12th, 2007 9:55 PM
As far as MSNBC's Chris Matthews is concerned, David Petraeus, four-star general, commander of the Multi-National Force-Iraq, someone who has devoted his life to serving our country, is no better than Charlie McCarthy, a ventriloquist's dummy.View video here.

Parroting MoveOn, Matthews Accuses Bush of 'Betrayal

September 11th, 2007 5:51 PM
See UPDATE at foot: Gen. Petraeus subsequently testified to the importance of Iraq to national security.In the wake of the odious ad calling our commander in Iraq "General Betray Us," [read Dean Barnett's excellent take here] you might have thought the last thing a responsible member of the media would do would be to accuse other senior officials of "betrayal."I did say "responsible…