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CNN's King: 'Trump Sometimes Sounds Like a Wallace or Nixon'

June 16th, 2020 3:36 PM

On Tuesday's CNN Newsroom, host John King discussed with Princeton Professor Julian Zelizer how President Trump and current protest movements fit into the idea that politics is like a pendulum. According to King, President Trump could be compared to the former segregationist George Wallace, who himself was once a beneficiary of the pendulum effect, "This president…

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'Reliable Sources' Panel Thinks the People Are Too Dumb to Stop Trump

May 13th, 2019 9:34 PM
A weekly theme of CNN’s Reliable Sources is that “democracy is dying in darkness” under Trump. So naturally, host Brian Stelter turned to Washington Post columnist and CNN analyst Catherine Rampell to discuss the so-called “Constitutional crisis.” Host Brian Stelter opened the segment by declaring that “democracy in the United States is being tested” and…
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CNN Fondly Reminisces on Obama Election, Paints Tea Partiers as Nuts

August 13th, 2018 5:40 PM
Despite the first half or so of CNN’s The 2000s episode on the 2008 election and the early Obama years being largely pain-free on the bias front, the liberal media’s overwhelming love for Barack Obama burst through when it hit Election Day 2008 and the two years afterward. In all, CNN swooned over the Obama election with zero objectivity, portrayed Obama as trying to be bipartisan,…
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Biased Hackjob: The Worst Moments from CNN’s ‘2000s’ Smear of Bush

July 23rd, 2018 4:02 PM
For some reason, CNN decided that it would air the latest installment of its comprehensive and informative miniseries on recent decades in America history with the 2000s despite the fact that many of the same actors, elected officials, journalists, and TV shows remained relevant into this decade.

CNN.com Op-Ed: Princeton Professor Warns of 'Royal Weddings' In U.S. I

April 25th, 2011 1:45 PM
The "erosion" of progressive policies in the U.S. has led to a "dramatic" rise of economic inequality in the past few decades, writes Princeton historian Julian Zelizer in a CNN.com op-ed. The incline has been so steep that Zelizer's headline asks "Are we heading for royal weddings in the U.S.?" According to Zelizer, the upcoming British royal wedding "…