On Monday's The Situation Room, liberal CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin went over the top into hyperbole by claiming that President Donald Trump's dismissal of both Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman and his brother from their jobs at the White House amounted to "North Korean-style punishment of the whole family." They were executed?
On Sunday's Face the Nation, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) told CBS host Margaret Brennan the media's "so in the tank" on the Biden scandal in Ukraine. It came right on the edge of a commercial break, when Brennan felt compelled to add the usual in-the-tank disclaimer that "nothing" has been "substantiated" on Biden corruption. Graham made the obvious point: the media make zero or near-zero effort to substantate the Biden scandal, and then say tsk-tsk that it's unproven.
In the several hours after conservative radio legend Rush Limbaugh announced his cancer diagnosis, influential conservatives have each taken a moment to thank the man who has inspired and led the movement for decades. Limbaugh, the 69-year-old host of the Rush Limbaugh Show and radio broadcast Hall of Famer revealed the devastating news of his “advanced lung cancer” diagnosis on February 3.
The impeachment trial of President Trump has only been underway for a couple of days, and already one of the liberals reporting for the ratings-challenged CNN channel is criticizing members of the Senate for not paying sufficient attention to the speeches made by the Democratic managers from the House of Representatives. One of the people angered most by the “lazy” officials was John Berman, co-host for the New Day morning program on that network, who claimed on Thursday: “[I]I’s not like the future of the Republic is at stake. Oh, wait. It is.”
MSNBC’s Last Word host Lawrence O’Donnell was once again a panelist during the Senate impeachment trial’s dinner break, joining his colleagues this time on Wednesday and opined that it’s been “another extraordinary day” and that Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) defending the President represents “the face of terror” fearing the wrath of Trump.
Since MSNBC and CNN are both liberal “news” outlets, it certainly comes as no shock when they quote information from each other and consider those assertions to be 100 percent accurate without verifying any of them. That was the case on Tuesday, when the co-hosts of MSNBC’s Morning Joe cable TV program quoted results from a survey conducted by CNN that claimed more than half of the people across the country consider President Donald Trump to be a liar -- just hours before the Senate impeachment trial got underway.
Reacting to Lindsey Graham's praise of President Trump's speech about Iran, and Marco Rubio's praise of the briefing given to senators about the situation, MSNBC's Mika Brzezinski suggests that Trump is blackmailing them.
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 members Karl Rove and Ari Fleischer of being "serial liars" as he rehashed his opposition to the Iraq War, accusing supporters of "lying" the country into the conflict.
Seeing as how CNN’s existence can be boiled down to gaslighting Americans by deeming most everything President Trump and those not in the Resistance utter as conspiracy theories, perhaps CNN should look itself in the mirror. On Monday afternoon’s CNN Newsroom, host Brooke Baldwin entertained a wild conspiracy theory about not holding a Senate impeachment trial.
On Wednesday night, NewsBusters examined the live coverage the top three cable news networks (CNN, FNC, and MSNBC) devoted to the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing featuring Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz and, most notably, far-left, pro-impeachment CNN only covered live 33.4 percent of the hearing. But when it came time for Wednesday’s impeachment hearing, CNN carried 99.9 percent of the primetime House Judiciary Committee impeachment hearing.
Senate Republicans grilled Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz, Wednesday, on how his probe could determine there was no political bias at the FBI against then-candidate Trump, when he couldn’t uncover a reasonable explanation for their “gross abuse” of the system, as Attorney General William Barr put it. Well, ABC World News Tonight anchor David Muir continued to carry water for the FBI and claimed there was “no spying” despite the fact, the IG report exposed that there was.
On the front page of Saturday’s New York Times, reporter Catie Edmondson concerned herself with Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, who is evidently being dragooned into defending President Trump against impeachment the way he stuck up for Judge Brett Kavanaugh: “Prodded by the Right, Graham Joins the Impeachment Battle.” Judging by her choice of adjectives in these passages, Edmondson has not gotten over Kavanaugh’s success in earning a seat on the Supreme Court.