CNN Lets O'Malley Brag on Maryland Gun Control, No Mention Murder Up
Over the past couple of years, there's been a recurring case of "Connecticut-itis" as CNN has repeatedly promoted the state as a "model" of what the rest of the country should do in terms of enacting gun control, citing a so far short-term drop in overall violence -- which was already dropping anyway -- as alleged proof that gun laws passed in 2013 have been successful.…
NewsBusted: Marty We Hardly Knew Ye!
"Democrat Martin O’Malley suspended his campaign after Monday’s Iowa vote. But why should he quit? I mean, he’s still in the top 3!" – NewsBusted anchor Jodi Miller.
Post-Town Hall CNN Hails 'Slam Dunk' Event; 'Amazed' by Candidates
Eager to chime in after Monday night’s CNN Iowa Democratic presidential town hall, the cast assembled on CNN Tonight gushed over how it was “like a slam dunk contest” for the three candidates as Bernie Sanders “did a helluva job” while Hillary Clinton “knocked it completely out of the park,” and continued addressing critics who’ve disliked her since…
FNC Panel Blasts Dems for Skipping Natl.Security in First 100 Days Q's
In contrast to the other post-Democratic debate analyses on Sunday night, the guests assembled on the Fox News Channel (FNC) repeatedly ripped the three presidential candidates for failing to mention national security or foreign policy in the debates’s first question from NBC co-moderator Lester Holt on what three things they would do in their first 100 days in office.
Iowa Episode of 'Good Wife' Totally Rewrites Santorum's 2012 Victory
In the episode “Iowa,” CBS’ The Good Wife continued its pursuit of painting Hillary Clinton as the inevitable Democratic presidential candidate. On the eve of the Iowa Caucus, the Florrick family and advisers are on the campaign bus debating the pros and cons of doing a “Full Grassley.” (A Full Grassley means stopping in all of Iowa’s…
O'Malley:'Outrageous' Ryan Talks of Due Process Rights of Gun Buyers
Maybe Martin O'Malley could come up with a list of all the constitutional rights which, as president, he would suspend. On Jose Diaz-Balart's MSNBC show today, discussing the rights of Americans to buy guns, O'Malley said "the very fact that Paul Ryan would start talking about due process and these sorts of issues, I mean I think is outrageous" in the wake of San…
NewsBusted: Martin O'Malley's Syria-ously Low In the Polls
"Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley is still in the race for the Democratic nomination, but he isn’t getting much traction. In fact, he’s now polling two points behind the Syrian refugees." -- NewsBusted anchor Jodi Miller.
Liberal HuffPo Correspondent Doubts Dem Candidates Fiscal Policy
Jonathan Cohn is the reliably liberal senior national correspondent for the Huffington Post. Therefore, one must take notice when he subjected the fiscal policy answers of the Democrat presidential candidates to a robust vetting after their Saturday debate and found them quite wanting. Cohn's problem is he thinks the candidates should be honest about having to increase taxes. You…
Dean, Walsh Throw Fits over Dickerson Pushing Dems in Debate [UPDATED]
Nearly a half-hour into Saturday’s Democratic presidential debate on CBS, Salon writer Joan Walsh and former Democratic Vermont Governor Howard Dean took to Twitter to blast moderator John Dickerson for merely asking legitimate questions of the candidates on foreign policy and whether or not the United States (and by extension, the West) is at war with “…
FNC Panel: Dems Are 'Small' on ISIS Post-Attacks; US Not Doing Enough
A special Saturday edition of Fox News Channel’s Special Report aired due to the terror attacks 24 hours earlier in Paris with a panel of The Weekly Standard’s Steve Hayes, U.S. News & World Report’s David Catanese, and syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer. Collectively, the panel had a variety of takes, ranging from slamming the Democratic presidential candidates…
It’s a Setup! Dickerson Meets Privately with Dems Before Debate
According to Politico’s Hadas Gold and Annie Karni, Saturday night’s Democratic presidential moderator John Dickerson of CBS News met privately with each of the three campaigns for separate, private meetings to preview the debate and tried to innocently be billed as “informational in nature.”
Bozell & Graham Column: Comcast Keeps Faking Debates
After the CNBC debate, Republicans were outraged at the vicious personal attacks not even disguised as questions from the moderators. Defenders of CNBC suggested the Republicans were just whining. President Obama joked that if GOP candidates can’t handle TV moderators, they could never handle Russian strongman Vladimir Putin.
Then the Obama-lovers at Comcast proves Republicans…
Open Thread: O'Malley Dem Party's UFO – Unidentified Failing Object
Have fun with it, folks.
The Obvious Question Matthews Should Have Asked O'Malley But Didn't
Tomorrow marks one year to the day when Larry Hogan soundly defeated Martin O'Malley protege Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown in the Maryland gubernatorial contest. Yet with O'Malley in the hot seat on the November 3 edition of Hardball, host Chris Matthews failed to ask him how this embarrassing defeat -- and Gov. Hogan's healthy job-approval ratings to this day -- might be a signal to his…