MSNBC Guest: Trump Is ‘An Unvarnished Racist’

August 14th, 2017 6:28 PM
Journalistic integrity took another Monday afternoon on MSNBC, with another casualty in the liberal plot to paint President Trump as a closet neo-Nazi Klansman. Piling in on the liberal media frenzy following Saturday’s sad events at Charlottesville, MSNBC’s Chris Jansing anchored a segment with Trump critic Mark Potok, formerly of the Southern Poverty Law Center.

MSNBC’s Roberts Lets SPLC’s Potok Compare AFDI to Klan

May 4th, 2015 3:18 PM
In the wake of an attempted mass shooting at a free speech event hosted by the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) in Texas, on Monday MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts hosted Mark Potok of the far left Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and allowed him to equate them with a “Klan group that decides to hold a cartoon contest satirizing black people.” 

MSNBC's Joy Reid: 2009 Homeland Security Report On Right-Wing Extremis

June 10th, 2014 6:00 PM
It seems the hosts of MSNBC’s daytime programs for June 10 have been sharing the same, predictable anti-conservative talking points concerning the Las Vegas shooting earlier this week. While Andrea Mitchell asked her guest if the increase in violence had anything to do with having an “African American president,” Joy Reid claimed that these events proved the rise of “right-wing extremism…

MSNBC's Wagner, Panel Conflate Boston Bombings with ObamaCare Oppositi

August 16th, 2013 2:34 PM
MSNBC host Alex Wagner appeared to tie Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev to ObamaCare opposition and libertarianism on Wednesday’s Now, with liberal guests Jared Bernstein and Mark Potok taking part in the anti-conservative argument. Wagner suggested that ObamaCare “extremism would seem to be of a piece with this radicalized rhetoric” that influenced the terrorist Tsarnaev. Bernstein, a former…

Media Mash: Bozell, Hannity Slam MSNBC for Still Insisting Boston Bomb

August 16th, 2013 1:29 PM
One day before the one-year anniversary of Floyd Lee Corkins's failed terror attack on the Family Research Council -- he was inspired by a "hate map" by the Southern Poverty Law Center -- MSNBC brought on SPLC's Mark Potok to mislead viewers about the nature of the April 15 Boston Marathon bombing, insisting that the Tsarnaev brothers were not motivated by radical Islamic ideology so much as by…

CNN Guest: Boston Bomber Likely Not ‘Radical Right' - Target Wasn't

April 17th, 2013 12:05 AM
If you’re looking for someone to come on your program and bash conservatives – especially in the wake of an incident such as Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing – the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Mark Potok is your man. On CNN’s Piers Morgan Live Tuesday, Potok disgracefully said the perpetrator of Monday's attack likely wasn't a member of the "radical right" because the target wasn't "black…

ABC Speculates: Was Boston 'Homegrown Terror?' Features Mark Potok on

April 16th, 2013 12:01 PM
The journalists of Good Morning America on Tuesday pointed a speculative finger in the wake of the Boston bombing. An ABC graphic wondered, "Could this be homegrown terror?" In a segment full of guesses, reporter Pierre Thomas featured leftist Mark Potok, the man who labeled the Family Research Council (FRC) a "hate group." Regarding the date that the explosion occurred on, Potok linked, "The…

Matthews Screams: Who Do Hate Groups Root For? They Must 'Love' Rand P

March 6th, 2013 6:11 PM
At the same time that rising Republican Senate stars Rand Paul and Ted Cruz were making history with a filibuster Chris Matthews, on Wednesday's Hardball, insisted Paul and Cruz must be heroes to hate groups. During a segment on the liberal Southern Poverty Law Center's new study about an increase of anti-government hate groups, Matthews demanded which politicians they supported: "Who do they…

CNN's 'Highly Regarded Expert on Extremism': Radical Right a Bigger Te

March 7th, 2011 6:17 PM
Mark Potok of the left-wing Southern Poverty Law Center claimed on Monday's Newsroom on CNN that radical Islam wasn't "our biggest domestic terror threat," that instead, "that pretty clearly comes from the radical right in this country." Anchor Suzanne Malveaux touted Potok as "expert on extremism" from "one of the most highly regarded non-governmental operations that are monitoring hate groups…

Chris Jansing Tries to Link Giffords Shooter With Fringe Right-Wing

February 23rd, 2011 2:56 PM
MSNBC's Chris Jansing, referencing a report by the liberal Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) on "active U.S. hate groups," asked Wednesday if the rise of radical right-wing groups coincided with the motives behind Jared Loughner's assassination attempt on Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.). When asked about the "hate groups" report, guest Mark Potok of the SPLC immediately pointed to the…

Rick Sanchez: His Legacy of Liberal Bias on CNN

October 4th, 2010 12:36 PM
Rick Sanchez, who was fired from his Rick's List program on CNN on Friday, certainly racked up a record of liberal bias, specifically bias against conservatives, during his tenure at the network. Sanchez also revealed a propensity for making on-air gaffes which made him a targets of comedians like Jon Stewart. It was the former anchor's animosity toward Stewart which directly led to his firing.…

CNN's Rick Sanchez: Bringing the Bias to Prime Time

July 22nd, 2010 6:41 PM
Rick Sanchez, who hosts his Rick's List program for two hours during the afternoon on CNN, will be taking on the network's 8 pm Eastern hour slot for several weeks between Campbell Brown's departure on Wednesday and the start of the ex-Democratic Governor of New York Eliot Spitzer (the infamous Client #9) and sometime-conservative Kathleen Parker's new program.Sanchez will likely bring his two-…

Newsweek Trots Out Discredited SPLC Lawyer Mark Potok to Decry 'Patrio

April 12th, 2010 6:40 PM
Why does the mainstream media keep trotting out the Boy Who Cried Right-Wing Terrorist? Better known as Mark Potok of the hard-left Southern Poverty Law Center, he has been trumpeted by a number of media outlets seeking to promote the notion that "right-wingers" are lurking behind every corner to overthrow the federal government.The fact that he is consistently wrong about, well, just about…

Tea Party Anger Compared to Anger at End of Slavery, Granting Women's

April 3rd, 2010 7:49 AM
Mark Potok of the Southern Poverty Law Center was interviewed all over the liberal and hard-left media in the last week. On Tuesday, he appeared on Pacifica Radio's Democracy Now show to talk about the harsh tone of calling Obama a fascist -- even as they approvingly played audio of Rep. Louise Slaughter comparing her Republican colleagues to Mussolini for encouraging protesters: I could not…