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PBS Links GOP to Racism, Wrongly Implies George Wallace Was Republican

July 5th, 2020 6:02 AM

On Thursday evening, PBS NewsHour displayed the latest example of journalists and other liberals suggesting that segregationist former Alabama Governor George Wallace was a Republican when he, in fact, was a lifelong Democrat.

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Democratic Campaigning: CNN Covers for Biden, Paints Him as Moderate

July 2nd, 2020 7:44 PM

On Wednesday morning’s New Day, CNN host John Berman brought on political correspondent Abby Phillip to hype their presidential candidate, Joe Biden. Both hacks campaigned for Biden by making him seem reasonable in comparison to President Trump and Phillip flat out lied about the presumptive Democratic nominee, claiming he was in “the middle.”

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MSNBC Likens Trump in Tulsa to Reagan 'Dog Whistle' Speech

June 22nd, 2020 4:41 PM

Over the past week, as journalists and liberal commentators have been fixated on the timing and location of President Donald Trump's campaign rally on Juneteenth weekend in Tulsa, Oklahoma, they have again been peddling the debunked myth that President Ronald Reagan launched his 1980 presidential campaign in Philadelphia, Mississippi, in Neshoba County, in an effort to appeal to Southern white…

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CNN's King: 'Trump Sometimes Sounds Like a Wallace or Nixon'

June 16th, 2020 3:36 PM

On Tuesday's CNN Newsroom, host John King discussed with Princeton Professor Julian Zelizer how President Trump and current protest movements fit into the idea that politics is like a pendulum. According to King, President Trump could be compared to the former segregationist George Wallace, who himself was once a beneficiary of the pendulum effect, "This president…

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CNN's Bakari Sellers: George Wallace Looking 'Up' at Trump With Smile

June 3rd, 2020 8:11 PM

Speaking of the use of force to clear protesters prior to President Trump's appearance in front of St. John's Episcopal Church, CNN commentator Bakari Sellers says, "the only thing I could think of was George Wallace is probably looking 'up' at him with a smile." He thus suggested that Wallace is in Hell, and by extension, that Trump is a kindred spirit. 

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CNN Likens Anti-Riot Actions to 'Tiananmen Square' Massacre

June 3rd, 2020 7:43 PM

On Tuesday morning's New Day on CNN, Trump derangement syndrome was on full display as CNN regulars spread misinformation and freaked out over the dispersal of rioters in Lafayette square before President Donald Trump's speech on the riots across the country. As the group incorrectly claimed that the protesters were all peaceful and that tear gas was used against them, CNN legal…

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MSNBC, CNN Compare Trump to George Wallace

May 30th, 2020 8:59 PM

The liberal media appear to have adopted Rahm Emanuel’s saying “never let a good crisis go to waste” as their official slogan; especially when a crisis gives them an opportunity to trash President Trump. On-air personalities on both MSNBC and CNN have used Trump’s tweet announcing his plan of action to handle the unrest and riots in Minneapolis, namely “when the looting starts, the shooting…

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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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PBS's Costa Wrongly Suggests George Wallace Was a Republican

December 15th, 2017 10:41 PM
Some liberal journalists just can't get the notion out of their minds that George Wallace was a Republican, even though the former segregationist governor of Alabama was a lifelong Democrat. On Friday's Washington Week on PBS, host Robert Costa -- also a Washington Post reporter -- suggested that Wallace was a part of the Republican party's "past" as he recalled that some…
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Ex-NYT Editor Touts 'Historic Night’ Putting AL on 'Right Road’

December 13th, 2017 12:30 AM
Late Tuesday night, longtime New York Times editor Howell Raines joined MSNBC’s The 11th Hour to gush over the “historic night” in his home state of Alabama and declare that Democrat Doug Jones’s victory put the state on “the indisputably right road” “for the first time in 175 years.”

Pundit: ‘We've Been Grading Republicans on a Curve For Decades'

September 13th, 2016 11:08 PM
To borrow the title of a Clint Eastwood movie, liberals are having trouble with the curve -- specifically, the curve which they claim the media are using to grade Donald Trump. President Obama and Paul Krugman are among those who’ve raised that objection. Esquire blogger Pierce agrees with them, but he also asserted in a Sunday post that the media’s supposedly lenient treatment of…
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Mitchell Touts Claim Reagan Dems Back Trump Due to Wallace Resemblance

February 28th, 2016 12:25 AM
In an otherwise dull and abbreviated evening of live coverage on Saturday night dedicated to the South Carolina Democratic Primary, MSNBC host/NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell touted the argument an anonymous former Democratic governor that Reagan Democrats were actually ardent backers of segregationist George Wallace: "The Reagan Democrats, many of them were George Wallace Democrats,…

On CBS, Yahoo News's Bai Invokes George Wallace in Trump Discussion

December 22nd, 2015 5:45 PM
Appearing as a guest on Tuesday's CBS This Morning, Yahoo News political columnist Matt Bai brought up 1960s era segregationist Alabama Democratic governor and former presidential candidate George Wallace during a discussion of Donald Trump's popularity: "There is a very dissatisfied conservative piece of the electorate, you know. It goes back really as far as George Wallace."

Russert Frets 'Hope and Change' Did Not Work, Invokes George Wallace

December 22nd, 2015 3:56 PM
As MSNBC's Chris Matthews appeared on Tuesday's Andrea Mitchell Reports to promote his special on Donald Trump's life, substitute MSNBC host Luke Russert wondered why the "divisions that had ravaged the country" did not go away after President Barack Obama's election because "everybody thought that we were now coming into a post-racial society, that 'hope and…