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Journalists Mocked Contempt for Obama's AG as 'Political Theater'

May 8th, 2019 9:15 AM
TV journalists are framing House Democrats’ threat to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress as a justifiable measure to combat the Trump administration’s perceived stonewalling. But in 2012, when House Republicans held then-Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt for his refusal to comply with a lawful subpoena, many of the same talking heads dismissed the act as…
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Whoopi, Hostin Refuse to Hear Talk of Obama's AG Scandals

May 2nd, 2019 12:58 PM
The View co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg and Sunny Hostin practically put their hands over their ears after Abby Huntsman and Meghan McCain referenced scandals that happened under Obama’s Attorney General, Eric Holder, during a conversation on Bill Barr’s testimony yesterday. Whoopi was so desperate to avoid comparisons to the previous administration that she even fabricated something that…
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Fox Show’s Black Nurse to White Patient: 'How Alt-Right Are You?'

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December 9th, 2018 11:50 PM
The topic of white nationalists was handled in a heavy-handed way during the December 9 episode of Fox’s Rel. Rel (Lil Rel Howery), an African-American man, is a charge nurse in a Chicago hospital. In “Hate & Hip Hop,” his patient turns out to be a racist who fainted during a white nationalist protest rally. The white patient isn’t impressed when Rel calls him a blood…
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CNN Touts Claims GOP 'War on Voting' Denied Clinton Wisconsin Win

November 3rd, 2018 5:41 PM
On Friday night, CNN ran a special unsubtlely titled Democracy in Peril: The War on Voting Rights, hosted by correspondent Kyung Lah, which touted accusations by liberals that Republicans are engaging in "voter suppression" by enacting voter laws, targeting minorities to prevent Democrats from winning.
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Heilemann: ‘Most Plausible’ to Argue Trump Supporter Sent Bombs

October 25th, 2018 11:02 AM
Less than 24 hours after several packages containing pipe bombs were intercepted on their way to prominent Democrats and the headquarters of CNN, a similar package was found on its way to one of the homes of liberal actor Robert De Niro Thursday morning. On MSNBC’s Morning Joe, anchor Willie Geist broke the news, and contributor John Heilemann made it an opportunity to blame conservative…
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Nets Ignore Extreme Rhetoric From Dems Calling for GOP to Be Kicked

October 10th, 2018 9:17 PM
During Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation, the left grew more brazen and would openly proclaim their radical beliefs and tout such tactics. With calls for the abandonment of civility and the apparent encouragement of violence, one would think it deserved some form of critical airtime from the media. But since the broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) were in the tank for the…
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Eric Holder Howler: No Talk of 'Partisan Things' at the Justice Dept.

April 20th, 2018 2:34 PM
Former Obama attorney general Eric Holder made an incredibly sober and unfunny appearance on Comedy Central on Tuesday night's The Daily Show. Host Trevor Noah turned to the Jim Comey book, noting Comey trashed Trump, that "He's a liar, he mistreats women, he's not fit to be in office." Holder quipped back: "Well, Jim got those three things right." But what about…
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Meacham Invokes KKK, George Wallace While Discussing 'Trumpism'

March 6th, 2018 4:48 AM
As historian and MSNBC contributor Jon Meacham appeared as a guest on Friday's Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO, he repeatedly made references to racist public figures or groups from history like George Wallace and the KKK as he discussed modern-day political battles and President Donald Trump. At one point, he lectured about American history: "But the forces the President embodies --…
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Rachel Maddow Bows and Scrapes Before Potential President Eric Holder

February 9th, 2018 11:28 AM
Liberal media critics harshly criticize the Fox News Channel for being overly polite and asking softball questions to Republican officials. But liberals never seem to look at how Democrats get gushy, cozy interviews on CNN and MSNBC. Rachel Maddow's Wednesday-night bow-and-scrape with Eric Holder is just the latest example.

CBS and Eric Holder Developing Show About … Eric Holder

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February 4th, 2018 11:59 AM
In the words of Dave Barry, “I swear I am not making this up.” According to Vulture, CBS is “ordering a pilot for Main Justice, a show based on the life of former attorney general Eric Holder.”
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CNN's Sellers Claims Obama Was 'Eight Years Scandal-Free'

September 4th, 2017 4:50 PM
On Monday's New Day show on CNN, during a discussion of the letter that Barack Obama gave to Donald Trump as the former President was leaving office, conservative CNN commentator Jack Kingston recalled several of the scandals involving the Obama administration. Liberal CNN commentator Bakari Sellers claimed with a straight face that President Obama was "eight years scandal-free.…

Obama's Operation Choke Point Ends; Press Ignored It for Four Years

August 21st, 2017 4:36 PM
Operation Choke Point, one of the more disgraceful episodes in U.S. law enforcement and regulatory history, officially ended last week. Naturally, since it was entirely a stultifying enterprise of the Obama administration, the establishment press, as it almost universally has since its inception in 2013, has ignored its demise.

Maddow Producer Swoons Over Possible Eric Holder POTUS Bid

June 20th, 2017 5:38 PM
Eric Holder is set to re-emerge on the national political scene, wrote Steve Benen in a blog entitled, “Former AG Eric Holder: ‘Now is the time to be heard.’” Benen, a producer for The Rachel Maddow Show, argued that Holder has recently begun to increase his number of public appearances and that more may follow in the near future.
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Nets Ignore House Report Showing Holder Impeded Fast and Furious Probe

June 8th, 2017 12:46 AM
While the broadcast networks spent Wednesday focusing on a Senate hearing they were hoping would implicate President Trump in obstruction of justice, they ignored a House Oversight Committee report that showed President Obama’s administration did just that. “An absolutely blistering report tonight out saying the Obama administration in general and former Attorney General Eric Holder…