Morning Joe Package Falsely Implies Right Wing Hate Led to JFK Assassi

November 22nd, 2013 5:35 PM
President John F. Kennedy was assassinated 50 years ago by a Communist sympathizer, yet Friday’s Morning Joe on MSNBC ran a package that emphasized right-wing hate in Dallas while failing to mention Lee Harvey Oswald or his ideological leanings. The package, narrated by Brian Shactman, focused on the “unspoken speech” that President Kennedy was planning to give on the day he…

NYT Op-Ed: Dallas 'Willed the Death' of JFK

November 17th, 2013 3:05 PM
The left will never get over the fact that Lee Harvey Oswald, a self-described Marxist who had previously claimed to be a communist, assassinated John Fitzgerald Kennedy on November 22, 1963. The latest evidence of that detachment from reality came online Saturday evening at the New York Times, and appeared in today's print edition. Writer James McAuley, described as "a Marshall…

Maher: ‘The Last Person in Texas to Get Near a Schoolbook Was Lee Ha

April 27th, 2013 10:27 AM
Bill Maher proved once again Friday that there is no floor to his indecency. As he mocked this week’s opening of the Bush Library in Dallas, Texas, during his opening monologue on HBO’s Real Time, the host actually said, “The last person in that state to get near a schoolbook was Lee Harvey Oswald” (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Wrong, Frank Rich: NYC Radicalized Oswald, Not Dallas

November 28th, 2011 11:11 AM
Nearly a half century after John F. Kennedy was gunned down in Dallas, many liberals now grudgingly accept that it was a left winger who killed him. But it was the harsh right-wing rhetoric of early '60s Texas that compelled the assassin to pull the trigger,  liberals also insist. The latest iteration of this transparent exercise in ideological face-saving comes from Frank Rich in a…

Rich: 'What Killed JFK' Was Dallas's 'General Atmosphere of Hate

November 22nd, 2011 9:54 PM
On Monday, Noel Sheppard at NewsBusters noted how former New York Times op-ed writer (and before that, theater critic) Frank Rich, who now plies whatever his trade is at New York Magazine, criticized MSNBC's Chris Matthews for writing a "man-crush of a biography" about John F. Kennedy, who was assassinated 48 years ago today. Monday evening, Allahpundit at Hot Air identified a…

Ed Schultz Guest Mike Papantonio Claims 'Industrialists' Staging Coup

November 26th, 2010 8:49 PM
How about that, there's someone on the airwaves more unhinged than liberal radio talker and MSNBC heat miser Ed Schultz. And go figure, that someone happens to be a frequent Schultz guest. But between his appearance on Schultz's radio show Nov. 22 and Schultz's MSNBC program several hours later, the caffeine apparently wore off for Mike Papantonio, a lawyer and co-host of the…

PBS’s Meacham Frets Over Anti-Obama ‘Hate’ from Right, Invokes M

May 27th, 2010 12:36 AM
On Friday’s Need to Know on PBS, co-host Jon Meacham – also of Newsweek – devoted the show’s regular "In Perspective" segment to highlighting "anger" and "hate" felt by some conservatives toward President Barack Obama, and included examples of protesters and anger expressed toward liberals. He began the segment by raising the possibility of violence resulting from…