NR Writer Infuriates Morning Joe Panel, No New Ideas

October 2nd, 2015 3:56 PM
On Friday's Morning Joe, National Review writer Charles Cooke shook up the roundtable discussing the shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon. Joe Scarborough talked about new gun laws likely wouldn’t have stopped the massacre. Cooke articulated that no one knew how to address the problem of gun control because of the millions of guns on the street. The panel seeking to correct Cooke went…

MSNBC's Roberts Presses Howard Dean On Clinton Email Scandal

September 8th, 2015 7:53 PM
It got a little heated yesterday when MSNBC host Thomas Roberts interviewed former Gov. Howard Dean (D-Vermont) over whether or not Hilary Clinton’s email controversy is a made-up media obsession or a legitimate point of concern for the Democratic presidential candidate. In fact, it got so contentious between the two that Susan Del Percio, a Republican strategist, sat quietly the last eight…

The Dean Pipedream: Hillary's Scandal 'Manufactured' by 'Bored' Press

August 23rd, 2015 11:31 PM
11-1/2 years ago, we had the "Dean Scream." After finishing a disappointing third in the Iowa caucuses, 2004 Democratic presidential candidate and former Vermont Governor Howard Dean attempted to further fire up his strangely giddy supporters by telling them about upcoming state primaries they would fight to win. After finishing his list, Dean told them: "And then we're going to Washington, DC to…

Howard Dean Accuses Matt Lauer of Using ‘Republican Talking Points’

August 13th, 2015 10:59 AM
Interviewing former Democratic National Committee chair Howard Dean on Thursday’s NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer wondered if Hillary Clinton’s e-mail scandal would have a lasting impact on the 2016 campaign: “You don't have to be a Republican operative to find trouble in the headlines surrounding Hillary Clinton. Any time you put the words ‘Hillary Clinton, e-mail, top secret, and FBI’ in the same…

Mika to Hillary Dead-Ender Dean: 'Your Partisan Whatever is Oozing

August 12th, 2015 9:16 AM
Partisanship oozing out of Howard Dean's wherever! On today's Morning Joe, Mika Brzezinski, exasperated by Howard Dean's dead-ender defense of Hillary on the email scandal, told him "your partisan whatever is just ooz[ing.]" You know Hillary is in hot water when even Andrea Mitchell had to report that there are "big" problems for Clinton on the email front. But Howard Dean has apparently decided…

Howard Dean: We Need to Be 'More Humble, Stop Making Fun' of Trump

July 30th, 2015 9:08 AM
This is fodder for WSJ columnist James Taranto's "everything is seemingly spinning out of control" file. Howard Dean has declared that we'll have to be "more humble" about Donald Trump's prospects and that he will "have to stop making fun" of him for now. What's got Dean doing a 180 on Trump? Not just the latest polls, which include one showing Trump trouncing Jeb and Rubio in their home state…

MSNBC’s O’Donnell: ‘Essential Truth That We’re All Socialists Now’

July 7th, 2015 10:34 AM
Monday night, Lawrence O’Donnell gushed over Bernie Sanders’ authenticity and the consistently large crowds he has acquired in his speeches across the country. The July 6 edition of The Last Word featured a panel discussion which emphasized that the Vermont senator’s socialism isn't that far outside the mainstream.

Kristol Cracks Up When Dean Claims 'Hillary Is Change'

June 16th, 2015 9:08 AM
Think of Hillary Clinton.  I know, I know, but work with me. Now think of the first 100 things that come to mind.  Is "change" one of them?  It is for Howard Dean, and Bill Kristol found that hilarious. On today's Morning Joe, explaining his early endorsement of Hillary, Dean claimed that "Hillary Clinton is change." That was enough to provoke hearty laughter in the normally-composed Kristol.  …

Howard Dean: Jesus Probably to Left of Democratic Party

May 14th, 2015 7:57 AM
Is Jesus a Bernie Sanders fan?  Could be, if you believe Howard Dean.  On today's Morning Joe, Dean claimed that "if you look at the red-letter version of the Bible, Jesus was probably to the left of the Democratic party." Dean's declaration came in the context of a discussion of yesterday's forum on poverty in which President Obama and AEI President Arthur Brooks participated.  Question: is…

Scarborough: Howard Dean the 'New England Version of Carville'

April 30th, 2015 9:13 AM
How did Howard Dean go from vivid voice of the New Left to political hack defending Hillary Clinton at all costs? Joe Scarborough called Dean on it today, telling Howard he had become the "New England version of James Carville." Dean, on today's Morning Joe, dismissed the latest Washington Post story suggesting possible financial improprieties at the Clinton Foundation as "a breathless piece of…

Dean: 'Why Believe' Daily Mail on Hillary Vetting Coffee Klatchers?

April 17th, 2015 8:29 AM
Howard Dean can't handle the truth.  Rather than discussing the implications of Hillary Clinton kicking off her campaign by handpicking the "everyday Americans" she spoke with at her first event in Iowa, Dean dissed the Daily Mail, the source of the story. On today's Morning Joe, the volatile former Vermont governor scoffed "it's the Daily Mail. Why would you believe this?" Why, Howard? Well,…

Dean Compares Tom Cotton's Iran Letter to Jane Fonda Visiting Vietnam

March 13th, 2015 5:03 PM
Appearing on the Thursday edition of MSNBC’s The Last Word, former Vermont Democratic Governor and MSNBC contributor Howard Dean put forth the analogy that the author of the letter sent to Iran in Republican Senator Tom Cotton (Ark.) is like to far-left actress and activist Jane Fonda visiting North Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

Howard Dean: Scott Walker Says Obama Born In Kenya

February 23rd, 2015 9:07 PM
How unhinged has Howard Dean become? So bad that an MSNBC host had to gently walk him back off the ledge. On Chris Hayes' MSNBC show tonight, Dean claimed that Scott Walker says Barack Obama was "born in Kenya."  It took Hayes two attempts to break through Dean's blather, but eventually he was able to politely point out: "I should note, you mention the Kenya thing, he has not been asked that."

CNN's Mike Rowe Hits Howard Dean for Attacking Scott Walker

February 18th, 2015 10:10 AM
Responding to a question on Facebook Tuesday about left-wing pundit Howard Dean attacking Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker as "unknowledgeable" for not graduating college, Mike Rowe, host of CNN's Somebody's Gotta Do It, dismantled Dean's assertion and wondered if America had "confused qualifications with competency."