MSNBC Likens ObamaCare Oppo to Jim Crow, 'Death to Poor People' Act
April 30th, 2017 12:36 PM
On Saturday's AM Joy, viewers could witness a near caricature of a group of liberals talking politics in the form of host Joy Reid, former MSNBC political analyst Jimmy Williams, Daily Beast columnist Dean Obeidallah, and Karine Jean-Pierre of MoveOn.org, as the group pined for "cradle to the grave" guaranteed health care as a "civil right" and fretted "Jim Crow for health care."
MSNBC Pundit: Planned Parenthood Fight In Congress Is 'Child's Play'
July 31st, 2015 4:17 PM
Pro-tip: When you're defending Planned Parenthood on national TV and denouncing congressional Republicans working to remove federal funding of the abortion industry's top national provider, it's probably wise NOT to dismiss the policy matter as "child's play."
MSNBC Panel Uses Santa Barbara Shooting to Bash NRA, Push 'War on Wome
May 27th, 2014 6:25 PM
Elliot Rodger's spree shooting this weekend has given MSNBC an opening to flog two of its favorite pet causes – restricting gun rights and waging combat against the so-called war on women. Weekend anchors Alex Witt and Melissa Harris-Perry, to their credit, downplayed those two issues while discussing the tragedy on their respective Sunday shows.
But it was former DNC spokeswoman Karen…
The Reid Report Defines Southern Republican Support As 'A Race Issue
May 21st, 2014 10:29 AM
Leave it to MSNBC to group all Southern Republicans together as misguided racists. On the May 20 edition of The Reid Report, anchor Joy Reid invited Democratic strategist Tara Dowdell and Jimmy Williams, an MSNBC contributor and executive editor of bluenationreview.com, to discuss the inability of Democrats to garner substantial support in the South.
While Obama received support from 39…
MSNBC’s Williams Falsely Insists ‘No One Threatened to Impeach Geo
April 14th, 2014 5:56 PM
MSNBC contributor Jimmy Williams blurred the lines of reality while arguing with Republican strategist Ron Christie on Sunday’s Weekends with Alex Witt. The two men were sparring over the desire among some Republicans to impeach Attorney General Eric Holder. [Video below. MP3 audio here.]
Witt asked how Holder can work with Republicans when some of them are calling for his impeachment, and…
MSNBC Panel Frets That Dems Aren’t Shouting Pro-ObamaCare Message Lo
March 27th, 2014 9:52 AM
Liberals have a problem, according to MSNBC host Al Sharpton and two of his left-leaning friends. They’re not blaring their pro-ObamaCare message loudly enough. [Video below. MP3 audio here.]
On Tuesday’s PoliticsNation, MSNBC contributor Jimmy Williams, worried that his side might be losing the PR war over ObamaCare, unleashed a rant against Republicans. He started by defining the difference…
MSNBC's Williams Rants Ted Cruz 'Biggest Fraud,' Pouts 'He Wasn't Supp
December 31st, 2013 12:49 PM
Appearing as a panel member on the Monday, December 30, PoliticsNation on MSNBC to help assign the annual "Revvy" awards for the year 2013, MSNBC contributor Jimmy Williams ranted that Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz is "the biggest fraud to have ever walked in the United States Senate," and went on to bizarrely claim that Cruz "wasn't supposed to be elected," even though the Texas Republican…
MSNBC Slams 'Right' Over 'Knockout Game' and IRS Scandal, 'Want to Sto
December 31st, 2013 11:06 AM
On special edition of MSNBC's PoliticsNation on Monday in which a panel of MSNBC regulars selected awards for the year 2013, MSNBC contributor Joy Reid asserted that the "Knockout Game" was the "most overrated story of the year," as she complained that conservatives "went absolutely ballistic" and "wanted[ed] to stoke issues of race."
MSNBC contributor Jimmy Williams then brought up the IRS…
MSNBC Anchor Says Republicans Weren’t Sent to D.C. to ‘Just Hold H
June 4th, 2013 5:07 PM
MSNBC continues to disparage the scandals that have plagued the Obama administration the last few weeks. On Sunday’s Weekends with Alex Witt, the host brought on former Democratic staffer Jimmy Williams and former RNC chairman Michael Steele to reluctantly discuss the scandals once again. Of course, rather than focus on the substance of the controversies, Witt fell back on the concern that she…
MSNBC Contributor Assures: I've Never Gotten Frisky With Fido
March 26th, 2013 9:41 PM
There's been plenty of serious analysis of the the gay marriage cases before the Supreme Court. Maybe it's time for some comic relief . . .
Appearing on Al Sharpton's MSNBC show this evening, MSNBC contributor Jimmy Williams took issue with Justice Antonin Scalia's musing whether if states can't prohibit gay marriage, they can ban bestiality. Describing himself as "a certified, organic…
MSNBC Contributor Blames Republicans for Obama's Unconstitutional Rece
January 25th, 2013 1:14 PM
In a segment this morning discussing the breaking news that a panel of judges on the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia unanimously ruled that some of President Obama's recess appointments had been made in an unconstitutional manner, MSNBC's Thomas Roberts turned to network contributor and former Democratic Senate staffer Jimmy Williams for his reaction.
Williams conceded the the…
Anti-Catholic Media Claim Paul Ryan is Not Catholic Enough
September 3rd, 2012 11:04 AM
Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan is a Catholic – but not a good enough Catholic in the eyes of the media. Writers, bloggers, and talking heads have hammered Ryan for his supposed “dissent” from Catholic teaching.
Journalists have falsely claimed that the bishops “rebuked” Ryan and called his budget “un-Christian.” Writers who usually scorn the Church and its hierarchy fretted…
MSNBC 'Now' Panelists: Happy MLK Day, the GOP Is Racist
January 16th, 2012 1:37 PM
Update (17:05 EST): Williams tweets in protest: "Not once did I say GOP voters are racists" and has asked that I correct this post accordingly. I stand by my assertion given the context wherein Williams was describing why he believes Palmetto State Republicans, despite their reticence about Romney's Mormonism, could vote for Romney, whom they consider most likely to beat Obama in the November…
Roll Call Touts Left-Wing Lobbyist Calling Joe Lieberman a Bloodsucker
October 26th, 2011 12:05 PM
In an article for Roll Call on Wednesday about Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman, David Drucker included a quote from left-wing lobbyist Jimmy Williams, who ranted: "...many in the Democratic caucus see Sen. Lieberman as a mosquito....The bad news is he has sucked enough blood from both sides of the aisle. The good news is winter is coming, meaning his time in the Senate will thankfully come…