With the Debt Limit, It’s the Same Old Song
The very term “debt limit” makes a mockery of any kind of responsible budgeting. Each time the government reaches the “limit” it gets raised with the familiar scenarios that include threats of a government shutdown (an idea that increasingly appeals to some conservatives) and the claim that the “full faith and credit” of the U.S. is at stake. We have faith and credit? Who knew?
'They Worked Together,' CNN Relitigates and Denies the 2000 Election
On Tuesday, some private letters belonging to former liberal Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens were released to the public. Some of the letters were related to Bush v. Gore, which gave the cast of CNN This Morning the chance on Wednesday to relitigate the case because, apparently, election denialism is okay when liberals do it. Additionally, it would be argued that…
Dear Trump Haters: Can You Contain This Fire?
One can trace former President Donald Trump’s indictment by Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg back to the media/Democrat belief that Trump’s 2016 election was illegitimate. Sure, some, like Hillary Clinton, questioned former President Barack Obama’s birthplace. And, after the 2000 Bush v. Gore Supreme Court decision, some, for a time, groused and called George W. Bush “president select…
NewsBusters Podcast: There Was No Neocon Press Parade
On the 20th anniversary of the start of the Iraq War, NewsBusters is determined to rebut the silly leftist allegation that the "mainstream media" were Bush-Cheney lackeys who never threw tough questions before and during war in Iraq. Bill Moyers of PBS even claimed the media resembled a cult engaged in a "collective Jonestown-like suicide."
Reid Marks Iraq War Anniversary to Compare It to Ukraine Invasion
Monday marked the 20th anniversary of the start of the war in Iraq, and it was entirely predictable that on MSNBC’s The ReidOut, the anti-American Joy Reid would find a way to compare then-President George W. Bush to a tyrannical dictator. Proving that Bush derangement syndrome was the original precursor to Trump derangement syndrome, Reid did exactly what many would have predicted.…
20 Years Later: The Truth About the Media and the Iraq War
For 20 years, lefties have blasted the press as weak or corrupt because the media did not prevent the Bush administration from launching the war in Iraq. It’s become an enduring myth amongst liberals — and one that an honest review of news coverage would quickly debunk.
Morning Joe Turns Gush Meter To 11 Over Biden's Ukraine Visit
Morning Joe turns the gush meter to 11 over Pres. Biden's trip to Ukraine, calling it "incredible, staggering, historic," and comparing Biden's bravery to that of Lincoln during the Civil War.
President’s Day Parade (of Quotes): Using History to Spin the News
Journalists love to use past presidents to measure today’s politicians, either to build up those who exemplify their historical liberal heroes, or to belittle conservatives with whom they disagree. Here’s a deep dive into the MRC’s archives showing how the media have used presidents from George Washington to Abraham Lincoln to JFK as talking points in today’s political battles.
Reining in Government Spending? Let’s Get Real
Behind the refusal of the House Republican Party’s so-called freedom caucus to vote for Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., is the caucus’s skepticism that he will actually “rein in government spending.” I’ve never quite understood why all Republicans do not belong to the Freedom Caucus. If the Republican Party supports low taxes, light regulations and strong national security, why is a Freedom…
Here Are The Worst Moments From Alexandra Pelosi's HBO Doc On Her Mom
Alexandra Pelosi, daughter of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, recently directed a much-hyped documentary about her mother called Pelosi in the House, which debuted Tuesday night on HBO. The rather obvious conflict of interest created a gushing look at Pelosi’s career with plenty lowlights from the cringe worthy to the outrageous.
CENSORSHIP BUDDIES: Bush And Obama Hold ‘Disinformation’ Conferences
Former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama are holding conferences to encourage more censorship online.
Scarborough Nostalgic For '98 Election, When Dems Had 'Glorious Night'
If you hadn't noticed, Joe Scarborough's transformation from hardcore conservative to partisan Democrat is complete. On Tuesday's Morning Joe, Scarborough waxed nostalgic over the 1998 midterm elections, when Rush Limbaugh was wrong in anticipating a Republican triumph, and instead, Democrats enjoyed what Scarborough described as a "glorious night."
CNN Poll Maven: Biden Looks Like A Loser For Congressional Dems
On New Day, CNN polling maven Harry Enten, analyzing the relationship between a president's approval rating and the results of his party in midterm House elections, says that Biden "looks like the losers."
PBS Humorist Blames Reagan For Increased American Ignorance
Political humorist and satirist Andy Borowitz joined Walter Isaacson on Friday’s Amanpour and Company on PBS to discuss his new book Profiles in Ignorance which purports to report on the country’s growing anti-intellectualism. However, Borowitz’s segment prove the book is actually just an anti-Republican screed as he blames the problem on Ronald Reagan and defends Democrats…