'View' Defends Neera Tanden Tweets, Again: 'Where Are the Lies?'
February 23rd, 2021 3:00 PM
View hosts Joy Behar and Sunny Hostin doubled down on their defense for Biden OMB Director nominee, Neera Tanden, on Tuesday’s show, focusing solely on the numerous controversial tweets she’s sent on Twitter over the years.
Sunny Hostin Outraged by Cotton Pressing Garland on 'Racial Equity' EO
February 23rd, 2021 1:37 PM
The View co-host Sunny Hostin defended President Biden's "racial equity" executive order on Tuesday's show and accused GOP Senator Tom Cotton [R-AR] of having white "privilege" for daring to challenge it in Merrick Garland's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Monday.
PBS Anchor Claims 'the American People' Are Critical of GOP Over Court
September 24th, 2020 10:44 PM
On Tuesday's PBS NewsHour, as she interviewed Wyoming Republican Senator John Barrasso over the issue of filling Ruth Bader Ginsburg's vacant seat on the U.S. Supreme Court, host Judy Woodruff twice framed criticism of Republicans as coming from "the American people" as she spent the entire interview pressing him over the push to confirm a new justice before the election.
FLIP-FLOP: Four Years Ago, Media Demanded Election-Year SCOTUS Vote
September 24th, 2020 7:55 AM
While journalists today loudly criticize Republicans as hypocrites for moving forward on replacing the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a trip through the Media Research Center’s archives shows the liberal media are also exhibiting more than their fair share of hypocrisy. Four years ago, when Republican leader Mitch McConnell would not permit a Senate vote on a liberal replacement to…
MSNBC Sounds the Alarm over Trump's Judicial Appointments
December 16th, 2019 5:44 PM
MSNBC Live co-hosts Stephanie Ruhle and Ali Velshi took a brief break from talking about impeachment Monday afternoon to agonize over another way in which President Trump and congressional Republicans are a threat to the republic: judicial appointments. Together with liberal legal eagle Danielle McLaughlin, they lamented Trump's high number of judicial appointments, the lack of a…
CNN Freaks Out Over McConnell Saying He'd Fill Supreme Court Seat
May 29th, 2019 11:27 AM
On Wednesday's New Day on CNN, the show was fixated on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell commenting last night that he would work to fill a hypothetical U.S. Supreme Court vacancy if one occurred in 2020, as hosts John Berman and Alisyn Camerota brought up the issue repeatedly across all three hours of the show. Additionally, no conservative commentators were included in the panel…
Scarborough Suggests Dems Add Court Packing To National Emergencies
February 26th, 2019 2:42 PM
One of the most radical schemes that the left has come up with in the aftermath of the confirmations of Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh and declination to confirm Merrick Garland was to advocate court packing. On MSNBC's Morning Joe on Tuesday, co-host Joe Scarborough took it one step further and suggested Democrats add it to a list of national emergencies…
Time to End the Judiciary Circus
September 25th, 2018 4:37 PM
The Ringling Brothers & Barnum and Bailey Circus announced last year it was closing after a 146-year run, largely because of high operating costs, costly legal battles with animal rights groups and declining ticket sales, especially after elephants were retired from the show. Brett Kavanaugh's embattled nomination for the Supreme Court has become a circus, and it's time for the Senate…
Ruhle Compares Kavanaugh Smears to Garland Not Getting Confirmed
September 24th, 2018 12:13 PM
On Monday morning’s MSNBC Live, host Stephanie Ruhle made quite the comparison by suggesting that the smears against Judge Brett Kavanaugh were on par with Obama Supreme Court pick Merrick Garland not having a hearing, dismissing the President’s charge that these attacks were unprecedented for an appointee.
Eye Roll: ABC's Dowd Slams Brett Kavanaugh…and Clarence Thomas
September 18th, 2018 10:23 PM
ABC News political analyst and former George W. Bush campaign official Matthew Dowd decided not to wait until Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and accuser Christine Blasey Ford testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Instead, Dowd not only hammered the current nominee, but he also reached all the way back to 1991 and stated that Clarence Thomas has at least one thing in common…
A New Court Nominee, But TV News Employs Same Old Biased Script
July 11th, 2018 10:21 AM
Since the 1980s, the well-worn liberal playbook is to claim that Republican appointees to the Supreme Court should be voted down as ideologues who are outside the judicial mainstream. The establishment media aids this tactic by often tagging GOP nominees as “conservative,” while ignoring — or even disputing — the liberal bent of Democratic nominees to the Court. True to…
CNN’s Toobin: Think About How Garland and Hillary Feel Tonight
July 9th, 2018 11:27 PM
Amid CNN’s analysis of President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Monday night, their senior legal analyst, Jeffrey Toobin requested that the panel think about how Obama SCOTUS nominee Merrick Garland and Hillary Clinton must feel watching the announcement.
NYT’s Hulse Shows Sudden Respect for a Non-Politicized Supreme Court
July 6th, 2018 4:19 PM
Now that Donald Trump seems ready to name another conservative to the Supreme Court, to replace retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy, the Times suddenly realizes the Court is “polarized” and politicized, and pleads for a court free from ideology. This after years of pushing to discover abortion, gay rights, and universal health care in the “terse, old” document. Chief…
ABC’s Dowd Shares Absurd ‘Dream’ Pick for Supreme Court
July 5th, 2018 12:02 PM
We are used to Matthew Dowd’s outrageous analogies and over-the-top rants against President Trump on Good Morning America, but today the ABC political analyst took to Twitter instead to share his absurd observations.