MSNBC's Wallace Crew Praises Cheneys and Rove for Their 1/6 Stance
January 7th, 2022 9:24 AM
The enemy of my enemy is my friend, per the ancient adage. And thus, for their condemnations of Donald Trump and the January 6th riot, Liz and Dick Cheney and Karl Rove have become the friends of the left. But for denizens of the liberal media, any praise of that trio— and in particular Dick Cheney and Rove—risks alienating their liberal base, which loathes them. And so it was that on…
The Stories We Tell Ourselves
October 23rd, 2021 2:51 PM
Narcissus was a beautiful hunter in ancient Greece. He shunned all romantic advances. None were as beautiful as he knew himself to be, so there was no reason for a relationship with anyone. Eventually, Narcissus fell in love with his own reflection in a pool of water by a stream. He stared so lovingly and longingly at himself, unmoved and unmoving, staying and staring till death. The gods…
Karl Rove Slams Jake Tapper, WashPost for Blatant Partisanship
June 21st, 2021 6:57 AM
In The Wall Street Journal, former political strategist decried partisanship in the media, including CNN anchor Jake Tapper's ostentatious refusal to interview "election denier" Republicans. Rove noted 32 House Democrats voted against certifying George W. Bush's victory in 2004, but Tapper interviews these "election denier" Democrats routinely.
Seth Meyers Slams Karl Rove as a 'Gross A**hole,' 'Sociopath'
May 19th, 2020 9:14 PM
On the late Monday/early Tuesday Late Night show, liberal NBC comedian Seth Meyers devoted his regular commentary to attacking President Donald Trump and "sociopaths on the right" who defend him, and specifically deriding Fox News contributor Karl Rove as a "gross a**hole."
Seth Meyers Slams 'Lumpy White Guys' on Fox Pushing Iran War
January 7th, 2020 3:25 PM
On the late Monday, early Tuesday edition of Late Night with Seth Neyers on NBC, the liberal host devoted his nightly commentary to trashing "lumpy white guys" who have appeared on Fox News recently to defend President Donald Trump's decision to order the killing of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani. Meyers accused Republican Senator Lindsey Graham and George W. Bush White House…
Pundit Predicts GOP ‘Character Assassination’ of 2020 Dem Nominee
October 5th, 2017 5:03 PM
Many persons have started thinking about President Trump’s re-election campaign. One, of course, is Trump himself. Another is lefty pundit Paul Waldman, who in a September 27 column for The Week argued that while recent approval ratings for Trump don’t augur well for his winning a second term, he might pull it off if he cribs from Karl Rove’s 2004 playbook.
TIME Magazine Puts Bannon, Never Axelrod, On Cover
February 2nd, 2017 4:12 PM
On Thursday's Morning Joe, the panel discussed TIME Magazine's latest cover of White House Chief Strategist and Special Counselor Steve Bannon captioned "The Great Manipulator." It is imporant to note, unlike former Bush senior adviser Karl Rove and former Obama adviser David Axelrod, Bannon has been dubbed as if he is the "president's…
Press Ignores Clinton Probes' Indictment Exposure, Obsessed Over Rove
November 3rd, 2016 3:41 PM
A decade ago, the press burned through tons of newsprint, hours and hours of broadcast time, and huge amounts of Internet bandwidth obsessing over the possibility that Karl Rove, President George W. Bush's closest adviser, would be indicted in connection with the alleged revelation of the name of CIA agent Valerie Plame.
'Truth' Well on Its Way to Deserved Box-Office Oblivion
November 3rd, 2015 12:59 AM
Truth, the cinematic attempt to make heroes out of the agenda-driven journalists who produced and broadcast the fraudulent 2004 CBS News story about George W. Bush's Texas Air National Guard service, went into wide distribution this past weekend, with utterly disastrous box-office results.
Readers, in between moments savoring the film's apparent descent into oblivion — though it…
HBO's Maher Repeats False Claims in Trashing 'Insane' Ben Carson
October 31st, 2015 6:55 PM
On Friday's Real Time with Bill Maher, the liberal HBO comedian opened the show trashing GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson by not only including him in a joke about Bill Cosby's history of rape, but also by advancing false assertions that Dr. Carson claimed to be "cured" of prostate cancer by a controversial nutritional supplement when video shows Carson clearly did not…
Frank Rich: Jeb Had Uphill Task After Dad, Dubya Helped Wreck GOP
October 30th, 2015 9:21 PM
The New York magazine writer-at-large and former New York Times columnist and theater critic says Jeb's problems included not only Dubya’s war in Iraq and pre-9/11 “national-security failures” but also the supposedly unsavory, extreme-right types that 41 and 43 attracted to the GOP, thereby contributing to its ruin.
Fox News Sunday Slams Stephanopoulos’s Clinton Foundation Donations
May 17th, 2015 10:37 AM
On Fox News Sunday, the entire political panel blasted ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos for his failure to disclose $75,000 worth of donations to the Clinton Foundation despite covering the Clintons and promoting the work of the foundation over the years. Brit Hume criticized the ABC anchor’s actions and argued “if there's anybody in the world that you want to seem…
Stephanopoulos Interviewing GOPer Is Like Rove Interviewing Dems
May 16th, 2015 8:43 PM
Would Hillary Clinton - or any other Democrat candidate - consent to be interviewed on Fox by Karl Rove?
NBC Harps on Jeb Bush's 'Pretty Bad Week;' 'Apparent Snub' from Rove
May 15th, 2015 9:39 PM
Friday's NBC Nightly News picked up where Today left off earlier in the day by hyping former Florida Governor Jeb Bush's "long week," after his Monday remark that he would have authorized an invasion of Iraq if he had been president in 2003. Lester Holt echoed Savannah Guthrie in underling that Bush has "struggled since then to put daylight between him and his brother's…