Liberals in the media the past two years seem to be a living rendition of the movie Groundhog Day. The same routine is repeated every day, always ending with an “explosive new scandal” that will supposedly lead to President Trump being ousted from the White House. Tuesday’s Impeachment Inquiry announcement from Nancy Pelosi led to mass celebrations in the media, especially on the part of the liberal late-night host crowd.
It’s been almost 3 years and yet liberals are still puzzling over how President Trump won the 2016 election. Comedian Anthony Jeselnik has a new answer: he lays blame at the feet of Saturday Night Live head Lorne Michaels. “I think Lorne Michaels helped get Trump elected,” Jeselnik said in an interview with Matt Wilstein on The Daily Beast’s The Last Laugh podcast, released on Tuesday.
It is par for the course to hear demands of gun control from the media in the aftermath coverage of a mass shooting. The leftist brigade of late night hosts’ stood in solidarity Monday night in their opposition to the Second Amendment and calls for stricter gun laws.
If you gave up watching late-night talk shows because you grew weary of the constant and harsh criticism those programs deliver about President Trump on a regular basis, here is some news that just might bring you back to cable TV. Comedian and sitcom actor David Spade is joining the battle for weeknight viewers with a new program entitled Lights Out beginning Monday night on Comedy Central in which he and his guests will “focus more on cultural events and some Hollywood stuff, weird stories in the news” and far less on the Republican occupant of the White House.
On June 19, The Hollywood Reporter fashioned a list of the top 40 “most powerful people in comedy” for 2019. It’s a predictable gaggle of reliable lefties and reads more like a Wanted poster for the gang that murdered comedy. The first big-name entry was Sacha Baron Cohen of Borat fame. Though since the 2006 blockbuster hit, the liberal Cohen has struggled to reclaim his “glory” days.
Tina Fey doesn't think Saturday Night Live can influence people because they're just so darn "fair" and they have their finger on the pulse of how the nation is "already feeling."
Even after the prosecution mysteriously dropped all sixteen charges against Jussie Smollett, the actor still hasn’t won approval in the court of public opinion. When even your Hollywood peers are mocking you, it’s a sure sign your career is toast. On Monday’s Tonight Show, Comedian Tracy Morgan (“30 Rock”) took aim at Smollett’s ridiculous story, mocking each part of his tall tale.
There’s no two ways about it: Robert Mueller is a heartbreaker. He led the Democrats, the media and Hollywood on for two years, loving them and leaving them with “No Collusion.” To Hollywood lefties, there’s nothing for it but sobbing into a pint of Haagen-Daaz. Hopefully, it’s Chocolate Chip Crow flavored.
Given the ongoing anti-Trump onslaught in late-night television, it should come as no surprise that Republicans and Democrats have very different perspectives on how political content is used in those “comedy” shows, whether they’re on the mainstream networks or cable TV. According to a recent survey, 54 percent of Democrats said they watch late-night talk shows, compared to 26 percent of Republicans. Also, Democrats were far more likely than those in the GOP to say they like it when late-night hosts discuss politics or personal political views.
Former Tonight Show host Jay Leno tried to walk back some of his comments he made this week about late night comedy, on The View, Wednesday. Perhaps because President Trump seized on the comments, Leno clarified to the hosts that he “loved” the anti-Trump lineup on television and peppered his interview with high praise for President Obama.
On Sunday's MediaBuzz show on Fox News Channel, host Howard Kurtz gave a commentary in which he highlighted recent media double standards on the issue of whites wearing blackface, including the firing of Megyn Kelly from NBC's Today show simply for mildly defending the practice, when several prominent liberals affiliated with NBC and in other places have openly done routines in blackface in the not too distant past.
Megyn Kelly, she famously late of NBC, was fired not long ago from her NBC morning show. The New York Post’s “Page Six” headlined the Kelly story this way: “Megyn Kelly out at NBC After Defending Blackface." The Post story began: “Megyn Kelly is out at NBC following controversial comments she made about blackface this week, a source told Page Six.”