Was Rev. Wright Offered Hush Money? Nobody In The Media Cares

May 23rd, 2012 6:56 AM
When the New York Times warned it had been handed a “super PAC” memo suggesting someone, somewhere might plot to make a “hardline attack on Obama” with Wright sermon soundbites, MSNBC expressed outrage hour after hour.  But scandalized liberal journalists had no appetite for a different behind-the-scenes Reverend Wright narrative. In Ed Klein’s new book…

Bob Schieffer Scorns 'Race-Baiting' Rev. Wright Attack; Obama Not a 'E

May 22nd, 2012 4:44 PM
"Face The Nation" host Bob Schieffer spotlighted the left's talking points on two issues in the presidential race on Tuesday's CBS This Morning. Schieffer tried to play it down the middle when he stated, "I think most people understand that Mitt Romney is not the robber baron that the Democrats would have you believe." But he immediately added, "Nor is Barack…

Obama Surrogates 'Speaking Honestly' Plague His Campaign, Andrea Mitch

May 22nd, 2012 3:00 PM
Aided by its simpatico allies at MSNBC, the Obama campaign has swung into action to contain yet another unfortunate outbreak of candor. That an affinity of soulmates exists between Obamists and MSNBCers was never more evident than yesterday in the wake of Newark mayor Cory Booker appearing on "Meet the Press" and opining that the Obama campaign vilifying Mitt Romney for his work at…

NYT's Shear Rips Drudge, Breitbart, Accuses GOP of Racial Attacks on R

May 21st, 2012 4:02 PM
Political reporter Michael Shear uses a half-baked Times "expose" to accuse the GOP of using racial attacks by bringing up the legitimate issue of the anti-white, anti-American, paranoid ravings of Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Obama's pastor for decades in Chicago, in Saturday's "Race and Religion Rear Their Heads." Perhaps the uglier side of politics is always close to…

George Will and Laura Ingraham Slam NYT for Rev. Wright Romney Super P

May 20th, 2012 4:20 PM
The New York Times on Thursday published a front page piece about a Mitt Romney supporting Super PAC that allegedly considered bringing a lot of attention to Barack Obama's America-hating Reverend Jeremiah Wright. Conservatives George Will and Laura Ingraham both slammed the Times for this shoddy report on ABC's This Week Sunday with the former saying the truth "didn't fit…

Clarence Page: 'Right-Wing Wouldn't Have' Rev. Wright Story 'If it Was

May 20th, 2012 12:51 PM
If there was a contest each week for the dumbest comment made by a member of the media, this would likely be last week's prohibitive favorite. On the syndicated Chris Matthews Show this weekend, during a discussion about Barack Obama's America-hating Reverend Jeremiah Wright, the Chicago Tribune's Clarence Page actually said with a straight face, "Right-wing wouldn't have…

Ed Schultz Manufactures McCain '08 Attack on Obama Over Rev. Wright

May 19th, 2012 11:30 PM
When it comes to his memory of the 2008 presidential campaign, Ed Schultz is either dishonest or ignorant, though he might well be both. On his radio show Thursday, Schultz made a claim that was demonstrably false -- and refuted by the source he cited to bolster it, the HBO docudrama "Game Change." (video, audio clips after page break)

Nina Totenberg: Reverend Wright Is Irrelevant Because Obama Killed Bin

May 19th, 2012 12:15 PM
The Obama-loving media had quite a hissy fit this week when the President's America-hating Reverend Jeremiah Wright suddenly became a campaign issue despite all their efforts. So opposed to the mere mention of Wright's name is NPR's Nina Totenberg that on PBS's Inside Washington Friday, she said he's irrelevant because the current White House resident - wait for it! -…

NBC: Proposed 'Explosive' Jeremiah Wright Ad Would Put 'Race Front and

May 18th, 2012 11:17 AM
On Thursday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams decried a pitch to use President Obama's former radical left-wing pastor Jeremiah Wright in a campaign ad: "...there was an explosive headline this morning. The New York Times reporting that a Republican super-PAC was considering an expensive anti-Obama ad campaign that would have put the issue of race front and center in the…

Krauthammer Slams Media’s ‘Appalling Double Standard’ on Teenage

May 17th, 2012 8:26 PM
Reacting to Mitt Romney’s discomfort toward proposed independent expenditure ads reminding Americans of President Obama’s connections to Reverend Jeremiah Wright, on FNC Thursday night Charles Krauthammer delivered a rebuke to the media’s presumption raising Wright would be illegitimate. Krauthammer sure didn’t hold back: I think there is an appalling double…

GOP's Anti-Jeremiah Wright Strategy 'Incendiary, Racially Tinged'....B

May 17th, 2012 6:42 PM
Thursday's New York Times off-lead by Jeff Zeleny and Jim Rutenberg was intended to cause heartburn for the Mitt Romney camp: "G.O.P. ‘Super PAC’ Weighing A Hard-Line Attack on Obama." The ad strategy, which was aborted after the Times ran with it on Thursday's front page, would have emphasized Obama's controversial Chicago pastor, the racially inflammatory…

Ted Nugent is to Romney What Jeremiah Wright Was to Obama, Flails Ed S

April 22nd, 2012 10:53 PM
Oh how I love when Ed Schultz criticizes anyone else as unhinged. Schultz did this for much of last week, lashing out at rocker Ted Nugent's gung-ho rhetoric at the NRA convention. (audio clips after page break)

Melissa Harris-Perry: I Was In Church for Jeremiah Wright's Post

March 15th, 2012 11:02 AM
Happen to notice if a state senator named Obama was there too ...? Freshly-minted MSNBC weekend host and purported Tulane academic Melissa Harris-Perry revealed on Al Sharpton's radio show Tuesday that she was in the audience at Trinity United Church of Christ for Rev. Jeremiah Wright's incendiary sermon on the Sunday after the 9/11 attacks. (audio clip after page break)

'Fanning the Flames': NBC Claims Santorum's Mention of Jeremiah Wright

February 21st, 2012 4:36 PM
At the top of Tuesday's NBC Today, co-host Ann Curry admonished Rick Santorum for accurately describing President Obama's religious history: "Fanning the flames. Rick Santorum takes a new shot at President Obama's faith by mentioning his controversial former pastor, Reverend Jeremiah Wright." In a later report, correspondent Peter Alexander announced: "Rick…