CNN's Honig Slams Mike Flynn Pardon as 'Wild Abuse of Power'
November 27th, 2020 10:38 PM
In the aftermath of President Donald Trump pardoning retired General Mike Flynn, CNN legal analyst Elie Honig declared that the move is a "wild abuse of power" as he and other CNN regulars failed to inform viewers of the argument in favor of exonerating the former national security advisor.
CNN Cheers Clyburn on to Complain About Trump Not Conceding
November 12th, 2020 2:53 PM
On Monday's New Day show, CNN's Alisyn Camerota fretted over President Donald Trump's decision to hold off on conceding the election as she cued up her guest, Democratic Congressman Jim Clyburn, to complain that such a delay would hinder the transition to a Joe Biden presidency.
CBS Frets Over Biased McConnell, Delighted in Senate Dem’s Partiality
December 18th, 2019 1:07 PM
CBS journalists want the Senators in the coming impeachment trial to be impartial and unbiased. Except when they don’t care about that. On Wednesday, This Morning co-host Tony Dokoupil hammered Mitch McConnell for having already made a decision against impeachment. Talking to CBS News legal analyst Kim Wehle, he demanded, “The Senate rules for impeachment say, ‘I do…
Ill Will to Men (and Women)
December 10th, 2019 3:28 PM
Apologies to Elton John, but in Washington and throughout so much of the country, can you feel the hate tonight? House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was asked by reporter James Rosen if she hates President Trump. She responded with an “if looks could kill ” fire in her eyes and denounced Rosen for his question while claiming she doesn't hate Trump. Former Vice President Joe Biden verbally…
Turley Takes Down Media Trying to Spin ‘Damning’ IG Report
December 10th, 2019 11:57 AM
In a column for The Hill published Monday afternoon, George Washington University Law School professor Jonathan Turley took direct aim at the liberal media for mischaracterizing the findings of the Justice Department Inspector General report about the origins of the Russia investigation and spinning the findings to attack President Trump.
CBS Unimpressed By Hearing: ‘Not Exactly Pay-Per-View Material’
December 9th, 2019 4:35 PM
As CBS wrapped up special coverage of Monday’s impeachment hearing in the House Judiciary Committee, panelists were unimpressed. The event was panned as “not exactly pay-per-view material,” “getting really into the weeds,” and needing a “better storyteller.”
NY Times Sees ‘Rising Star’ Dems vs. Controversial GOP Hacks
December 6th, 2019 5:15 PM
New York Times impeachment testimony coverage on Thursday almost completely ignored the labored, pseudo-clever mean pun from law professor Pamela Karlan, who bizarrely named Trump’s 13-year-old son Barron to make some unrelated point. The controversy, which inflamed Republicans and even made some liberals cringe, was relegated to the last two paragraphs of the paper’s large front-page…
Turley Tells Disappointed CBS Hosts: Impeachment ‘Designed to Fail’
November 22nd, 2019 11:55 AM
Appearing on Friday’s CBS This Morning, legal analyst and constitutional law scholar Jonathan Turley completely shattered the hopes of Democrats and the liberal media that President Trump would be successfully impeached and removed from office. He trashed the proceedings for presenting “the thinnest evidentiary record” and declared the effort was “designed to fail.”
Legal Analyst Slams CBS Reporter’s ‘Insulting’ Question to Barr
April 18th, 2019 12:05 PM
In the middle of the media’s outrage over Bill Barr’s statements at the pre-Mueller report release press conference, rational analysis was found on CBS, as legal analyst Jonathan Turley calmly and bluntly dismantled the Democrats’ concerns over the Attorney General’s impartiality. The George Washington University Constitutional Law Professor also called out CBS reporter…
Morning Joe Turns on Stormy Daniels: 'Not Very Credible'
March 26th, 2018 6:39 PM
Following the highly anticipated 60 Minutes interview with Stormy Daniels, panelists on Monday’s Morning Joe changed their tone with regard to the scandal, approaching the story with a heretofore unseen level of skepticism. MSNBC contributor John Heilemann complained that the interview ‘fell short,’ while host Joe Scarborough and George Washington University Law…
Douglas Brinkley Goes Full Drama Queen Over McCabe Firing
March 17th, 2018 12:53 PM
Quick! Somebody pass the smelling salts to CNN's Presidential Historian Douglas Brinkley.
He went full blown hysterical on CNN's Tonight on Friday over the news about the firing of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe. He tossed out words like "Friday night slaughter" and "paranoid" to describe President Donald Trump and he was only getting warmed up. He…
James Comey to Teach 'Ethical Leadership' Course; Press Notes No Irony
January 24th, 2018 7:38 AM
On Friday, the College of William & Mary announced that former FBI Director James Comey, a 1982 graduate, will "will teach a three-credit course on ethical leadership" beginning this fall. Establishment press coverage of Comey's assignment, coinciding with being named "an executive professor in education," has mostly avoided the myriad reasons why having him teach…
Despite Obama's Stunts, CNN Blames Trump For 'Strain' Between the Two
June 11th, 2017 9:00 PM
President Donald Trump has been in office for almost five months. CNN's Kevin Liptak, whose network bio still brags about how he, as "White House producer," "has traveled the world covering President Obama," noted in a Saturday report updated Sunday morning that Trump and Obama "haven't spoken or seen each other" since Inauguration Day. Gosh, I wonder why?
Partisan Jeffrey Toobin: Obstruction of Justice ‘Even Clearer Now’
June 9th, 2017 1:13 PM
CNN senior legal analyst Jeffery Toobin once again proclaimed that Trump is guilty of obstruction of justice on CNN's New Day Friday morning. He stated that he thought “it’s even clearer that this is a case of obstruction of justice,” after the Comey testimony.