Press Ignores Lynch's Call For 'Ordinary People' to March, Bleed, Die

March 7th, 2017 11:26 AM
Imagine, if it's even possible to, that in March 2009, former Bush 43 Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez or John Ashcroft had posted a video telling the newly formed grassroots opposition to President Barack Obama's policies that their ancestors "had marched, they’ve bled and yes, some of them died" for their beliefs, and that "We can do this again." We all know that media and establishment…

Brokaw: 'It’s Tough to See How' Holder Keeps His Job

June 2nd, 2013 1:51 PM
The ice seems to be cracking beneath Attorney General Eric Holder's feet. When asked by NBC Meet the Press host David Gregory Sunday if Holder is going to "stay in the job" given the leaks investigation scandal, former NBC Night News host Tom Brokaw replied, "Boy, I think it’s tough to see how he does" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Al Hunt On Rosen Outrage: Obama 'No Better Than Nixon'; Holder Should

May 22nd, 2013 9:19 AM
How worried should President Obama be when he loses the likes of Al Hunt? On today's Morning Joe, discussing the James Rosen outrage, Hunt called President Obama "no better than Richard Nixon" when it comes to the press. He then strongly suggested that Attorney General Eric Holder should go. View the video after the jump.

WaPo in 2009: GOPers 'Obstruct' Obama AG Pick; WaPo in 2001: Ashcroft

January 22nd, 2009 3:02 PM
Reportedly few Republicans see reason to ultimately vote against confirming Obama's attorney general designee and the GOP Senate minority has only put a one-week delay on his confirmation hearings, but the Washington Post was insistent in its January 22 headline that that Republican senators were set on "Obstruct[ing] Eric Holder's "Path to [the] Justice Dept."This is markedly different from the…

Time Skips Holder Controversy, But Implied Ashcroft Was Unfit in

January 15th, 2009 5:19 PM

Walters Put Bush on Defense in 2001, But Tosses Softballs to Obama

November 30th, 2008 10:07 PM
In the interview for Wednesday’s Barbara Walters Special on ABC with Barack and Michelle Obama, excerpts of which were also shown on Wednesday’s World News with Charles Gibson, Walters asked few questions that put the Obamas on the defensive, in contrast with her January 2001 interview, aired on 20/20, with then-President-elect Bush in which she challenged him on a number of fronts. Most notably…

Holder Hailed, But in 2000 Ashcroft Marked as Sop to 'Far Right

November 18th, 2008 9:12 PM
Eight years ago when incoming President George W. Bush named Senator John Ashcroft as his choice for Attorney General, the broadcast network evening newscasts applied ideological labels and highlighted opposition to him from liberals, but Tuesday night with President-elect Barack Obama's pick of Eric Holder for the same position, the anchors avoided any ideological tags or controversies and… Contributor Offers Advice to President Bush: Appoint a Black A

August 28th, 2007 12:59 AM
The media predictably went into full frenzy mode in reporting the resignation of Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. But leave it to the Cable News Network to interject its own brand of social commentary into the discussion. On's Political Ticker, contributor Roland Martin openly suggests that it is "[t]ime for a black attorney general."In the article, Martin praises PepsiCo executive…