MSNBC Excludes Republicans from Reacting to Biden Race Gaffe
May 25th, 2020 5:52 PM
As MSNBC's weekend shows devoted a number of segments to Joe Biden's declaration that "you ain't black" if you're considering voting for Donald Trump over him, the liberal news network lived up to its reputation of being DNCTV as a number of Democrats, but not Republicans, were included in discussions of the presumptive Democratic nominee's gaffe. In particular, the…
NY Times Tries to Rescue Cratering 2020 Dem: Find His 'Obama Moment'
August 20th, 2019 5:11 PM
The New York Times may be trying to haul moribund Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro over the line and onto the stage for the next debate.The front page of Monday’s edition featured a profile of Castro by Amy Chozick, “He Had an ‘Obama Moment.’ His Supporters Want Another.” Chozick seems bent on providing that moment with her rags-to-riches gloss on…
NY Times Admits Doxxed Trump Supporter Called 'Racist'
August 9th, 2019 5:01 PM
What should campaign funding disclosure levels be in an internet age and outrage culture, where publicization of giving can quickly turn into harassment? It’s a question The New York Times raised after Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) tweeted out the names of 44 San Antonio-area citizens who had given to President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign.
Push to 'Defund ICE' Gets Acritical Boost from Telemundo
February 17th, 2019 9:00 AM
The push to strip our border enforcement agencies of any funding received a big boost from NBC's sister network, Telemundo. A recent report on the network's evening newscast served as a virtual infomercial for the "Defund ICE" movement, without offering any opinion or perspective to the contrary.
CNN Lets Castro Complain Trump Lost Track of Deported Parents
August 3rd, 2018 10:29 AM
On Friday's New Day show, as Texas Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro appeared as a guest, substitute co-host David Gregory gave him a forum to complain that the Trump administration has lost track of illegal immigrant parents who were deported from the country without noting that many parents chose not to take their children with them when they were deported, while a portion also had criminal…
Deranged: Matthews Leads Fact-Free, Churlish Gun Control Panel
May 18th, 2018 9:33 PM
Despite the fact that Friday’s alleged gunman in the despicable high school shooting in Santa Fe, TX used his father’s shotgun and .38 caliber revolver, MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews shepherded through a discourteous opening panel of Democratic Congressman Joaquín Castro (TX), Moms Demand Action leader Shannon Watts, and Parkland, FL teacher Greg Pittman that showed an…
How Did the Dems' IT Scandal Suspects Get Here?
August 10th, 2017 10:19 AM
Here is a radical proposition: The public has a right to know the immigration status and history of foreign criminal suspects. Their entrance and employment sponsorship records should not be treated like classified government secrets -- especially if the public's tax dollars subsidized their salaries. In March, I contacted the D.C. offices of House Congressional Democrats Joaquin Castro…
Mediaite IDs Wrong Twin Castro Brother as VP Hopeful
July 10th, 2016 12:33 PM
Oops! Wrong Castro twin brother.
They do look alike being identical twins but they have very unidentical jobs which Mediaite should have been aware of in differentiating between Texas Congressman Joaquin Castro from HUD Secretary Julian Castro. Unfortunately, Mediaite did mix them up by identifying Joaquin, not Julian, Castro as a vice-presidential hopeful in a story this morning titled,…
NYT Praises 'Monk-Like Modesty' of Democratic Castro Brothers
April 16th, 2014 4:29 PM
Two Democratic politicians in Texas apparently warranted a front page, 1200 word story in Wednesday's New York Times. Writer Jason Horowitz profiled San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro and his brother, Congressman Joaquin Castro.
According to Horowitz, "The two brothers share not only looks, ambition and personal mannerisms — they both lower their heads, with almost monklike…
Peggy Noonan on Latest ObamaCare Delay: ‘Is There Still An ObamaCare
March 9th, 2014 3:08 PM
ABC’s This Week w/ George Stephanopoulos was the only Sunday show that bothered to cover the latest ObamaCare delay and with it came some interesting insight from the panel of political experts.
Appearing on Sunday’s program, Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan mocked the latest delay and hilariously asked her fellow panelists if “there still a law? Is there still an…
Piers Morgan in Trouble Again: ‘I’ve Never Met Any Latinos Who Can
January 24th, 2013 11:55 AM
Open mouth, insert foot. Just when it seemed that Piers Morgan was finally putting his ineffective crusade for stricter gun control behind him, the CNN anchor made an obviously stereotypical remark while covering an inaugural ball in Washington, D.C., on Monday evening.
At the end of an interview with Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro and his identical twin brother, San Antonio mayor Julian…