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Fox Hosts, Guests Point Out Media Are 'Parade of Hypocrites' on McCain

August 28th, 2018 9:57 PM
Throughout the day on Monday, on-air personalities on Fox News pointed out that the media did not always have the admiration for Arizona Senator and 2008 Republican Presidential candidate John McCain that they have demonstrated over the past 48 hours in the wake of his passing.
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WashPost's Gearan: Trade Deal Meant to Change Subject from McCain

August 28th, 2018 2:57 PM
Washington Post correspondent Anne Gearan must think that President Donald Trump is in possession of amazing predictive powers. Trump has been talking about renegotiating a new NAFTA deal since the time when he was a candidate for president and Gearan thinks that the real purpose of that deal was to change the subject from Senator John McCain soon after his passing in 2018. Yes, Gearan…

CNN Too Obsessed With Trump/McCain Story to Shill for Gun Control

August 27th, 2018 11:08 PM
Shows on CNN's afternoon and evening lineup were too busy kicking up dirt over President Trump’s delayed acknowledgment of the late Senator McCain’s legacy to bother discussing the latest mass-shooting. Between 5:00 and 10:00 p.m. Eastern, the liberal cable network spent an absurd 106 minutes on the manufactured scandal, leaving paltry time (four minutes) to…
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ABC Skips New Trade Deal With Mexico, Loves Trump v. McCain

August 27th, 2018 9:44 PM
On Monday, the White House sparked controversy after the American flag atop the building was raised from half-staff before the remains of Senator John McCain were even in the Capitol. Also on Monday, the White House struck a brand new trade deal with Mexico that would end yet another theater in the administration’s trade wars and is said to help American businesses and consumers. The former…
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MSNBC Freaks Out That 'Deluded' Trump Supporters Refuse to Abandon Him

August 27th, 2018 7:10 PM
On Monday's MTP Daily on MSNBC, during a discussion of the fact that President Donald Trump's approval rating has stayed the same in spite of recent bad news, fill-in host Katy Tur was exasperated as she was clearly cheering for his approval rating to fall, and wondered if there was any reason to be "optimistic" that it would. Longtime MSNBC contributor Jonathan Alter…
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ABC, CBS: In '08, ‘Strange’ McCain Dealt With GOP ‘Fringe’

August 27th, 2018 5:05 PM
As the Media Research Center’s Geoff Dickens explained on Monday, journalists loved the late John McCain, except when he got in their way. That hypocrisy was certainly on display on ABC’s Good Morning America and CBS This Morning. CBS co-host Norah O’Donnell lamented “the end of an era.” George Stephanopoulos cheered: “A giant in American politics.”…
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‘Both Hero and Villain:’ NYT Writer Compares McCain to Stormy Daniels?

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August 27th, 2018 4:25 PM
If Americans can see men like Sen. McCain as both hero and villain, then the same standard should apply to women like Stormy Daniels – or so argues one New York Times opinion writer. The New York Times published an opinion piece Aug. 24 that heralded Stormy Daniels as a “Feminist Hero.” In the story and subsequently on MSNBC, CNN and Cosmopolitan columnist Jill Filipovic…
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MSNBC Finds McCain’s ‘Biggest Political Mistake’: Palin

August 27th, 2018 4:03 PM
Amid glowing tributes to the life and career of Arizona Senator John McCain on Monday, MSNBC took time to use the Republican lawmaker’s passing to trash his 2008 vice presidential running mate Sarah Palin, labeling McCain’s selection of the then-Alaska governor as his “biggest political mistake.”

Vox Drops Hot Take After McCain’s Death Trashing Palin, Gets Destroyed

August 27th, 2018 3:33 PM
Remember folks, Vox gonna Vox. Moments after Arizona Republican Senator John McCain’s death on Saturday night, Vox.com sent out a since-deleted tweet that “[y]ou can draw a straight line from John McCain to Donald Trump — through Sarah Palin” that accompanied a piece by politics editor Laura McGann which, in the original version, couldn’t correctly identify the…

NYT Can't Stay Classy in Editorial on McCain: 'Debased' 2008 Campaign

August 27th, 2018 2:57 PM
The New York Times lead editorial Monday was dedicated to Arizona Republican Senator John McCain, who passed away on Saturday: “A Scarred but Happy Warrior.” But the liberal editorial page just couldn’t stay classy for the entire 12 paragraph tribute, lapsing into accusations that McCain’s obituary Robert McFadden mostly managed to avoid: "He had principles, and he…
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Media Loved McCain EXCEPT When He Got in Their Way

August 27th, 2018 12:50 PM
While there have been many respectful tributes to John McCain in the media in the past few days, there was a time when the liberal press weren’t always supportive of the war hero and independent-minded Senator from Arizona —  particularly when he was getting in the way of their progressive agenda. A look back at McCain’s relationship with the press, over the decades, shows…
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CNN, MSNBC Lament John McCain 'Mistake' of Choosing Sarah Palin

August 27th, 2018 12:34 PM
In the past couple of days since the passing of former Republican Senator John McCain, several personalities on both CNN and MSNBC have lamented his selection of Sarah Palin as his vice presidential nominee in 2008 as a "mistake," with some suggestions that he helped set up the Republican party to go down the wrong track by doing so.
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NBC Report on McCain's Death Followed by Disturbing Talent Show Act

August 27th, 2018 10:44 AM
NBC News interrupted their Saturday night programming of America’s Got Talent to bring a somber and respectful look at the life of John McCain. What NBC didn’t account for, however, was what was playing after their special report was over.

NYT Salutes John McCain, But 2008 Campaign Coverage Was Classless

August 26th, 2018 10:40 AM
Republican Sen. John McCain, a war hero who suffered five-and-a-half years as a prisoner of war in the infamous “Hanoi Hilton” prison camp in Vietnam, and who became an independent, influential senator, has died at 81. The New York Times obituary was broadly admiring. But the Times hasn’t always treated Sen. McCain so respectfully. Look back to the 2008 campaign. Reporters…