Jack Cafferty Slams Obama, Mexico's President For Arizona Law 'Whining

May 20th, 2010 6:42 PM
On Thursday's Situation Room, CNN's Jack Cafferty blasted President Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderon for their criticism of Arizona's new anti-illegal immigration law, stating that the two were "whining" about the law. Cafferty singled out Calderon for having "a lot of nerve...complaining" about the Arizona law and labeled Congress's standing ovation for the Mexican…

CBS's Harry Smith to Napolitano: Are We Mentally Prepared for a Succes

May 3rd, 2010 11:00 PM
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano was interviewed on the morning shows of ABC, CBS, and NBC on Monday, but the strangest questioning came from CBS's Harry Smith. In discussing the Times Square car bomb, Smith implied to Napolitano that terrorists were inevitably going to win one of these days, and it was important to prepare the American people for government failure: SMITH: This has…

Norah Defends Napolitano

April 30th, 2010 8:23 AM
How should MSNBC supplement its income?  Have the DNC underwrite part of Norah O'Donnell's salary.  She's certainly earning it . . . Yesterday, as noted here, a giddy Norah enthused that Charlie Crist's vote-splitting independent run gives the Dems "a real shot" to win the Florida Senate seat.O'Donnell was back on the Dem ramparts this morning on Morning Joe, defending Janet Napolitano'…

WaPo's Anne Kornblut Touts Napolitano As She 'Reemerges Strong' from C

April 22nd, 2010 12:33 PM
Washington Post reporter Anne Kornblut issued a gushy article on Janet Napolitano on Tuesday, headlined "The crisis management expert: Homeland security secretary reemerges strong after the Christmas Day bombing." Kornblut quotes only Napolitano-praisers in her story, including aides and her colleagues at the White House. Kornblut praises her "encylopedic knowledge of pop culture…

Dowd Wishes Homeland Security Could Be More Like 'Avatar

January 7th, 2010 4:27 PM
New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd really wants a national security system that looks really nice and has lots of fancy bells and whistles, but is, beneath the shiny exterior, quite mediocre and extremely expensive.Dowd implied as much when she asked Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano in a New Years Eve interview, "Why is it so hard for those charged with keeping us safe to be…

Olbermann Turns To Conspiracy Theories to Absolve Obama of Underwear B

January 6th, 2010 6:14 PM
Sometimes being such fans of President Obama makes liberal media types tie themselves into knots.  As I documented earlier today, the New York Times went to great lengths to insist America's rising debt is not the administration's fault.MSNBC ranter Keith Olbermann decided to try his hand at the absurd apologetics Tuesday by concocting a wild vision of intelligence officials who care nothing…

David Broder: Bumbled Terror Attack Showed Napolitano's Competence and

January 3rd, 2010 8:19 AM

Maddow Gamely Spins Napolitano's 'System Worked' Absurdity About Fligh

January 2nd, 2010 11:24 PM
Next time Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano needs a media flack/coat catcher, I know just the right person.MSNBC's Rachel Maddow is lashing out at critics who took Napolitano to task for claiming "the system worked" in response to a terrorist with explosives boarding Northwest Flight 253 and nearly bringing down the plane on Christmas.In the lead segment on her show Dec. 29 (…

Pssst. What's the Password, Janet

December 30th, 2009 2:35 PM
So, will Janet and company learn from their "one mistake," or will it be repeated until they do? I wish I knew. 

Chuck Todd on Ingraham Show: Napolitano Would Step Down -- When Obama

December 30th, 2009 11:25 AM

Mitchell Predicts: Head To Roll

December 30th, 2009 8:02 AM
Not a surprise, but still noteworthy: a heavy MSM hitter is now strongly suggesting that, post-NWA 253, a senior Obama admin official will be walking the plank.Say what we will of her, but Andrea Mitchell has her sources.  So when the NBC correspondent declared on Morning Joe today that she suspects "somebody is either going to be resigning or forced to resign," we can pretty much take…

Napolitano Builds Up Undie Bomber: Terrorists Went To 'Great Lengths

December 30th, 2009 6:16 AM
Like a football coach trying to explain away the trouncing his team just took by building up the opponent, Janet Napolitano is seeking to diminish the Obama administration's NWA 253 failure by exaggerating the cunning of the Christmas Day plot.The hapless Homeland Security head has a 679-word piece in today's USA Today basically promising to do better.  She begins with this line [emphasis added]:…

Janet Napolitano Got a Free Pass When She Insisted Terrorism Be Called

December 28th, 2009 5:54 PM

Clueless Napolitano Now Concedes System 'Failed Miserably

December 28th, 2009 8:20 AM
It took a tough question from Matt Lauer, but after having laughably claimed that "the system worked," DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano has now conceded the obvious: that the security system that permitted Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab to board NWA 253 with explosives "failed miserably."On Today and in other interviews this morning, Napolitano attempted to use her own ignorance as a…