Las cadenas hispanas: silencio cómplice en anuncio de Latino Victory
October 31st, 2017 11:02 PM
Latino Victory parece anhelar la victoria a toda costa, según comprueba el anuncio asqueroso con el cual el SuperPac decidió plantar bandera en la agria contienda gubernamental en el estado de Virginia. Más inquietante aún es el hecho de que ambos noticieros nacionales hispanos han ignorado tanto el anuncio como la reacción al mismo.
Lefty Ad Update: Illegal Immigrant Actually Chased, Killed Muslim Girl
October 31st, 2017 6:13 PM
As this space reported on Monday, a television campaign advertisement for Virginia Democratic Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam released on October 30 attempted to portray supporters of Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie as “Confederacy-supporting, truck-driving racist murderers who attack minority children.” However, it wasn't long before responses to the make-…
Spanish Nets Complicitly Silent on Vile Anti-Gillespie Ad
October 31st, 2017 5:02 PM
Latino Victory is short, apparently, for Latino Victory At All Costs, as evidenced by the disgusting ad with which the organization has chosen to make a splash in the 2017 Virginia gubernatorial election. More troubling still is the fact that both major domestic Spanish-language television networks have so far ignored both the ad and its blowback in their national evening newscasts.
Rubin Sees 'Disgraceful' Gillespie, Conservatives 'Spreading Nonsense'
October 29th, 2017 1:23 PM
On Saturday's AM Joy, Joy Reid hosted over a panel of five MSNBC Republicans to discuss the week's political news. True to form, allegedly right-leaning Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin was trashing conservatives as she derided Virginia GOP gubernatorial nominee Ed Gillespie's campaign as "disgraceful" and complained that the "conservative media" are…
MSNBC Guest: 'Virtually All Racists Belong to the Republican Party'
October 28th, 2017 11:24 PM
Saturday's AM Joy on MSNBC displayed the latest example of the liberal news network's eagerness to bring the kind of Republicans onto their shows who will trash other Republicans. While appearing as a guest to promote his book, The Truth Matters, former George H.W. Bush Treasury official Bruce Bartlett actually asserted that "virtually all racists belong to the Republican party today…
Fake News: Matthews Claims GOPers Are Not Criticizing Trump’s Presser
August 15th, 2017 9:28 PM
On Tuesday’s Hardball, MSNBC host Chris Matthews irresponsibly dabbled in fake/false news by claiming that Republicans and those in GOP leadership haven’t spoken out against President Trump’s handling of the Charlottesville violence, including his Tuesday afternoon press conference. Matthews was squabbling with frequent Hardball guest and GOP strategist John Brabender when he…
WashPost Kept Warner-Gillespie Campaign Off the Front Page for Months
November 6th, 2014 5:15 PM
The squeaker of an election between Sen. Mark Warner and Republican Ed Gillespie is not a result that was either foreseen or desired by the liberals at The Washington Post. On September 14, I noted Gillespie's entire campaign was consigned to the back pages of the Metro section.
The shamelessly partisan Post wants to publicize nothing that helps Gillespie. This story appeared on page B-4. So…
WashPost News Judgment Throws Ed Gillespie In A Trunk, Sits On Top
September 14th, 2014 8:40 AM
The shamelessly partisan Washington Post wants to publicize nothing that helps Republican Ed Gillespie make up ground on Democratic Sen. Mark Warner. A story on 250,000 Virginians losing their insurance coverage because it doesn't meet Obamacare standards appeared on page B-4.
So which Gillespie story has appeared on Page 1? It came on September 3: “Va. underdog Gillespie may have his…
NBC's Guthrie Worries: Is Romney Campaign 'Calling the President a Lia
July 12th, 2012 12:24 PM
In an interview with Romney campaign advisor Ed Gillespie on Thursday's NBC Today, co-host Savannah Guthrie fretted over Republicans dismantling false Obama campaign attacks that Romney outsourced jobs as head of Bain Capital: "I want to get to a new ad that your campaign is putting out today....are you calling the President a liar?"
Gillespie didn't shy away from the…
NBC's Gregory Defends Obama Exploiting Bin Laden Killing: Bush Did 'Sa
May 1st, 2012 1:45 PM
In an interview with senior Mitt Romney campaign adviser Ed Gillespie on Sunday's Meet the Press, moderator David Gregory noted how President Obama was "certainly using" the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama Bin Laden "against Governor Romney" and quickly justified the crass political move by claiming "the same sort of tactics that were used in a lot of…
ABC's David Muir: Could Gay White House Staffer Have Dissuaded Bush on
August 26th, 2010 12:25 PM
Good Morning America's David Muir on Thursday used the announcement that Republican operative Ken Mehlman is gay to push the GOP towards rethinking its stance on marriage. Talking to former George Bush staffer Ed Gillespie, the ABC host speculated, "...Had Ken come to terms with this...when he was influential in the White House with the President, do you think that he could have influenced…
Questions to Political Panel From CBS's Schieffer Focus on GOP Problem
August 16th, 2010 6:15 PM
In a discussion of the midterm elections on Sunday's Face the Nation, CBS host Bob Schieffer asked members of his political panel a total of seven questions, six of which highlighted Republican difficulties, only one of which actually raised the problems for the Democrats in November. Instead of acknowledging the greater political challenges facing Democrats, Schieffer began by acting as if both…
Maddow: Extending Unemployment Benefits 'Most Stimulative Thing You Ca
July 11th, 2010 7:17 PM
Channeling her inner Nancy Pelosi, Rachel Maddow on Sunday actually said extending unemployment benefits is "the most stimulative thing you can do" to help the ailing economy.Appearing on the panel discussion of NBC's "Meet the Press," Maddow boldly presented a liberal view of economics that only the current House Speaker would be proud of."I think that most Americans…
Olbermann Bashed Bush Administration for Criticizing NBC in
October 22nd, 2009 6:16 PM
Keith Olbermann's recent cheerleading for the Obama adminstration's attacks on Fox News is in stark contrast to how the "Countdown" host felt about the Bush White House criticizing NBC last year for questionable editing done in a "Today" show report.As NewsBusters' Geoffrey Dickens reported on May 19, 2008, NBC aired a piece that morning which "seemed to blame all of the…